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SHRM Certification: You Can Get More Than 60

HR Bartender

You might be looking at today’s post and thinking “What is the ‘60’ she’s talking about?”. Well, I’m referring to the number of recertification credits required to maintain credentials with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

5 Things Every Great HR Manager Knows

ClearCompany HRM

An HR manager is hired to be a leader in a department responsible for both the organization and the employees in it. This is a big responsibility with several moving parts, but an efficient HR manager can perform multiple roles to fill the gaps.

Putting the Me back into Project Management – Part I

HRchitect

Written by: John A. Hinojos. Over the past few years, the workplace has changed dramatically.

9 Lessons for Running a Great HR Function

UpstartHR

This weekend I was doing some spring cleaning. Well, summer cleaning, since I missed the spring season. Anyway, one of the things I found was a box of items I used to keep on my whiteboard next to my desk as reminders of important aspects of HR.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Give Your New Managers the Tools to Succeed

HR Bartender

Managers have one job – to find and train their replacement. When managers are focused on that one job, they hire the best talent, train for success, coach for high performance, and retain employees.

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Cartoon Coffee Break: Climbing the Career Ladder

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management Article Tags: HR cartoon; interviewing

Effective Employee Engagement Must Be One-on-One

Get Hppy

Why is employee engagement critical to an organization? Many think “getting more employees involved” is the end game. That’s true, but for what purpose? To make every person feel like they are making a contribution? To make them happier? To make them more supportive of leadership?

How to Create Learning Paths that Align with Company Goals

HR Bartender

A learning path is a sequence of activities that allows a person to build knowledge or skill.

How to Create Your Very Own Career Development Plan

ClearCompany HRM

Career development is an absolute must in any field. As those who work in HR, we know first hand how important a career development plan can increase both employee engagement and happiness.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

The Merging of Gen X and Millennial Cultures in the Workplace

ATD Human Capital

There actually four generations represented in today’s workplace: Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, who have taken over many senior leadership roles, Millennials, whose younger members will be the next generation of managers, and Gen Z, who is just entering.

Top 6 Megatrends Changing the Face of HR and Business

WorkHuman

How are leading companies shifting their focus when it comes to HR and the overall employee experience ? Which traditional HR practices are falling by the wayside and what is taking their place?

Quick Shots for #Recruiting and #HR Pros – Boomerang Employees Edition

HR Bartender

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve received several notes about boomerang employees. In a nutshell, boomerang employees are basically rehires. They worked for the organization, left, and have boomeranged back. It’s a good time to talk about boomerang employees.

Michelle Obama’s Mindset for Coping with Change

The People Equation

Former First Lady Michelle Obama has a tried-and-tried formula for coping with change: don’t make a big deal out of it. That’s the workplace take-away that most impressed me when I heard Mrs. Obama speak at WorkHuman 2017 conference.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting an HR Analytics Function

Visier

HR leaders recognize that they should be using analytics to support decision making. However, how to do so is often a bit of a mystery.

6 Ways to Prevent Employee Turnover in Your Small Business

Get Hppy

A small business does need to run smoothly and efficiently in order to be successful. One thing that can undermine the operation of a small business is employee turnover. When an employee abruptly quits, the work that employee is responsible for performing ends up not being done.

26 High Impact Employee Engagement Ideas Your Team Will Love (You)

EmployeeConnect

Improving an organisation’s level of employee engagement can be a somewhat challenging task. It’s understandable that managers, supervisors, or even the higher up execs require as much help to ensure employees are invested in the journey. It is often helpful to have a cheat sheet by your side as a ready reference to help you to steer your team in the right direction.

Gratitude: The Power of (Not too) Positive Thinking

CONCERN: EAP

It’s no secret that an optimistic outlook, fueled by a healthy dose of gratitude, can directly contribute to happiness and success. But—according to studies focused on two types of optimism, realistic and idealistic—there may be a catch.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

We’ll See You at SHRM 2017!

Ultimate Software

In just a few days, thousands of HR professionals, analysts, and influencers will gather in “The Big Easy” for easily one of the biggest events in our space, the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition.

Shape Company Culture Before It’s Too Late: 4 Hiring Strategies for the Best Fits

Get Hppy

Misconceptions about company culture are abundant. As long as you define culture correctly, the benefits of strategizing the construct within your organization are clear. Rather than crafting a company culture full of carbon copy employees , your company culture should be open to interpretation.

How to Improve Culture Using Real-Time Data

Reflektive

It’s no secret that workplace culture is a driving factor for company success. You know that a strong, positive company culture is key to energizing employees and maximizing ROI. But, it can be difficult to improve your company culture in a way that has lasting impact.

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Gratitude: The Power of (Not too) Positive Thinking

CONCERN: EAP

It’s no secret that an optimistic outlook, fueled by a healthy dose of gratitude, can directly contribute to happiness and success. But—according to studies focused on two types of optimism, realistic and idealistic—there may be a catch.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Are There Cassandras in Your Organization?

Don Phin

I listened to a fascinating podcast interview with James Altucher and R.P. Eddy, co-author of the book Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes. Co -author Richard A. Clarke has written many what I will call disaster or warning books. While I’m not big on being a pessimist (it’s too damn depressing) it makes sense to. Read More. The post Are There Cassandras in Your Organization? appeared first on HRSherpas.

How to Increase Efficiency in Your Recent Startup Company

Get Hppy

The business environment is very competitive nowadays. To keep up with this competition, your business should run as efficiently as possible. Efficiency is even more important for small businesses because they run on limited resources when compared to established companies.

My Anniversary

UpstartHR

I attended the WorkHuman conference a few weeks ago in Arizona and connected with many friends and colleagues that I hadn’t seen in a while, and each of them asked how my work was going. This week marks my one year anniversary of running Lighthouse Research & Advisory , and it has been such a joy. Here is the link to my announcement last year , in case you’re a new reader. I’m able to do the work that I love, whether it be writing, speaking/teaching, or research.

3 Lessons on Employee Motivation from My Days as a School Teacher

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on Inc.com. Twenty-five years ago, I stepped into my first classroom in South Central Los Angeles. The school was known as one of the worst schools in Los Angeles Unified School District at the time, but I was up for the challenge—eager and ready to make a positive impact on my middle school students. Of course, as I soon realized, teaching is not a one-way street.

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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.