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Engage Your Employees by Being a Rebel

TLNT: The Business of HR

In this new, supercharged, super-fast, super-competitive economy, we’re sure you’d agree that we need customers to love our brands, love our products and advocate for our companies. And surely, customer love must start with employee love.

How Turnover Can Be Positive for Your Company

ClearCompany HRM

There is serious pressure for organization leaders to engage employees and hit peak productivity. In 2017, 56% of CEOs reported “recruiting and retention” as primary concerns.

The growing importance of emotional first responders


The post The growing importance of emotional first responders appeared first on PeopleStrategy. Blog Employee Experience employee engagement employee experience HCM HR HR Strategy human resources

How to Adopt Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Diversity has ratcheted up the boardroom agenda as companies increasingly recognize the potential that a rich mix of different backgrounds, attitudes and experiences bring to innovation and decision making. But most companies are still laggards in the key area of neurodiversity in the workplace, which means hiring individuals that think differently.

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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.

Should Your Organization Hire Employees for Cultural Fit

HR Bartender

Many organizations say that, when it’s time to hire an employee, skills and experience are important but cultural fit matters more. So, what exactly does that mean? Let’s start with what it doesn’t mean. Cultural “fit” isn’t supposed to be similar-to-me.

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Opioid Crisis: Determining the Impact to Your Workplace


When it comes to dealing with opioid addiction in the workplace, it’s not always immediately clear what’s needed most from HR: Is it compassion? A dose of tough love? A strategic focus on the hard facts? However, when you start peeling back the layers of the issue, the answer emerges.

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Consider the Meander: How Attention to Timing Can Enhance Employee Engagement

Cornerstone On Demand

Patterns in nature are remarkable, from the smallest to the largest scale: The symmetrical pointed star shows up in starfish and segments of fruit. The same fractal patterns are seen in leaf veins, wood grains and branches of trees. Fibonacci spirals are present in the nautilus shell, cabbage tissues and in the way droplets of water fly off a wet spinning ball. Another common pattern in nature is called a “meander."

China Gorman on Professional Development in Human Resources

HR Bartender

I’m super excited to share today’s interview with you. China Gorman is a friend, colleague, and well-respected business leader. You know her from the leadership roles she’s held with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Great Place to Work.

Find More Time by Giving Some Away


From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library “Help one another. There’s no time like the present, and no present like the time.” – James DurstHave you ever thought about volunteering? There is always a need for service and more helping hands.

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.

Connection: The Sense of Belonging to Something Greater Than Yourself - DecisionWise


Connection is a key to employee engagement because we connect with our organizations through the people with whom we work, the mission and values of the organization, and the work we perform. Our work and our company are a part of who we are.

3 Trends Blending the Worlds of Learning and Work

Cornerstone On Demand

Today's employees report they can only dedicate 1 percent —24 minutes—of their work week exclusively to training and development. However, as digital technology evolves, learning and development opportunities will become more accessible, thereby enabling employees to build new skills on the job rather than in a classroom.

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Can I Have the Answer Immediately – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I’m a huge introvert, which means that I need quiet time to recharge. So, I’ve been known to ask questions like, “Do I need to make that decision right away?” or “Can I sleep on that?”. These are ways for me (the introvert) to find time to process information.

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Using Analytics to Link Leadership Development to Customer Satisfaction


“It is not the employer who pays the wages…. It is the customer who pays the wages.”.

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.

When Your Last Job/Company Was So Terrible You Can't Get Hired Again.

The HR Capitalist

There's a lot of opinions about the companies around you - in your city, in your industry, etc.

To Be a Better Leader, Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

Cornerstone On Demand

This article originally appeared in Talent Management and HR. Even though I was a teacher for 25 years, I was not a model student. And whenever I was in trouble at school, I knew it not because of my teachers' words, but based on his or her actions. A simple look or some tense body language and I knew. I also remember not just thinking “I'm in trouble," but also “She doesn't like me" or “He's judging me." At the time, I'd probably done plenty to earn this frustration.

How to Turn a New Company Policy from Negative to Positive

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. For the first time, Kronos was named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work. Congrats to them! Enjoy the article.). Employees like time off.

[Infographic] 12 Personality Types And Their Place In A Team

Get Hppy

They say that knowing yourself is the start of the path to happiness. If that’s the case, knowing yourselves and those around you is surely the key to harmony in the workplace.

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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.

3 Articles to Help Fight Employee Burnout


In a highly competitive talent market, attracting top quality candidates is challenging enough. You use the best recruiting tools to find the best employees, but what if one of your top performers suddenly quits? Is company culture to blame? Or is the real culprit employee burnout?

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Cartoon Coffee Break | Micromanager

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: Company Culture Article Tags: Company Culture

Preventing Harassment In the Workplace


The “Me Too” Movement has brought harassment into the spotlight, highlighting the need to create a safe, inclusive workplace for all employees. But preventing harassment in the workplace requires more than a line in the company handbook. . While it starts with a formal, clearly stated policy, stopping harassment is really about a culture change. Employees need to know that they’re in a safe space and that no form of harassment will be tolerated.

What it Takes to Build a High-Performance Workforce

Get Hppy

What defines a high-performance workforce? Can we say that these people are simply better than the average group of employees who contribute to business regularly? Or, should we look up the answer among the quotes of the business magnate, Henry Ford, who once said: Coming together is a beginning.

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.

ASK THE CAPITALIST: Are "Acting" or "Interim" Titles Ever A Good Idea?

The HR Capitalist

A reader asks. Hi Kris -. Do you have an opinion on the use of “acting” in title? A situation has come up where two ppl in an org would be made “acting”…one person – we’ll call her Abby - would be moving into here boss's role and the boss (Maggie) would be moving to a higher level position.

5 Research-Backed Performance Management Practices of Great Companies [Webinar]


Instead of just hating on performance management processes, why don’t we do something about them? We hear a lot of stories about companies with rainbows and unicorns. Everything is perfect and happy. But the reality is most of us have challenges, and this is a real look at the specific practices we can use to improve outcomes.

ICYMI: Why Employee Experience Needs People Analytics

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for April's top stories! Take It From a Futurist: Why Employee Experience Needs People Analytics According to futurist Jacob Morgan's research, companies that invest in employee experience have higher revenues and profits.

How to Define Your Company’s Culture


Company culture is everything. It’s the biggest factor in maintaining success and retaining your top employees. Use the New England Patriots and the Cleveland Browns as a comparison. The Patriots are the epitome of stability and success: They have a strong organizational culture from the top-down. The same executives, coaches, and players have remained with the team for years, and they’re always in contention for the Super Bowl.

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.