Sat.Nov 23, 2019 - Fri.Nov 29, 2019

My Take: Does HR hate Glassdoor?

GetFive

It’s an open secret that HR pros don’t much like Glassdoor’s review platform. Recently, I saw it for myself when I attended a meeting at Glassdoor’s headquarters in San Francisco, along with a group of HR leaders. Their frustration with Glassdoor was palpable.

‘Growth Mindset’ Cultures like Microsoft’s Drive Organizational Transformation, Researchers Say. Here’s How This Has Measurable Results for Companies.

Thrive Global

Growth mindset grew out of primary school classrooms, entered corporate offices, and now heads back into the research lab.

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Do you believe your HR leadership style is that of a “coach”?

The Tim Sackett Project

I read an article in The New Yorker on the importance of “ Coaching ” by Atul Gawande. Atul is a writer and a surgeon, smart and creative and I should hate him, but he’s so freaking brilliant! From the article: The concept of a coach is slippery. Coaches are not teachers, but they teach. They’re not your boss—in professional tennis, golf, and skating, the athlete hires and fires the coach—but they can be bossy. They don’t even have to be good at the sport.

Analyzing Culture Patterns in Mergers and Acquisitions

Human Workplaces

When you have a complete set of culture data set from both organizations in a merger, you will be able to see—in advance—where the potential areas of friction will be. Consider the issue of collaboration.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

The Time I Gave My Spouse a Performance Review

A Slice of HR

Receiving feedback is hard. Don't try to convince yourself that receiving feedback is "not personal" or "just business." " I’ve been in HR a lot longer than I’ve been a wife or mom. I'm not going to lie: I organize my family a bit like a business!

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40 Phrases to Include in Any Performance Conversation

Caliper

Performance reviews require preparation and careful consideration. Conversations should be free-flowing, but they should also serve a purpose, and ultimately, they need to convey the proper message and extract the necessary information to make for a more productive and fruitful review.

How to deal with our disillusioned younger colleagues at work

Workplace Diva

The growing sense of disillusionment is right there, plain as day on the Gen Z colleague's face. She is discovering that work is.work. It's the same thing, day after day. There are random bursts of exhilaration intermingled with many more moments of mind-numbing monotony.

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Choosing an onboarding solution: 9 things to consider

Interact-Intranet

First impressions count. Onboarding is a critical part of the employee lifecycle, but stats show we’re still failing to deliver great experiences for our new starters. When picking out an onboarding solution for your business, how do you ensure you tick all the boxes?

Retention drives employee recognition ROI

HR Morning

Even as some surveys show that about 65% workers in North America say they aren’t actively looking for a new job, many of them also report they are not engaged at work. But that doesn’t mean you can relax with your employee retention efforts.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

The L&D Disruption Playbook pt 5: How To Scale A Digital Learning Strategy That Works

Looop.co

We’ve mentioned the importance of developing a digital learning strategy in pt 3 of this series, and the importance of […]. The post The L&D Disruption Playbook pt 5: How To Scale A Digital Learning Strategy That Works appeared first on Looop. Insights into Learning Digital L&D elearning digital digital learning learning engagement ebook

7 Employee Handbook Examples You Should Steal From

Zenefits

If you haven’t spent time designing an employee handbook yet—you’re not alone. An employee handbook can be incredibly useful in building a positive workplace culture and employee loyalty, but it’s not an easy feat to write one.

Should You Close the Office on Black Friday?

Jason Lauritsen

It’s Thanksgiving week. That means that we will all be asked at some point this week, “Are you working on Friday?” ” And the answers will be mixed. Black Friday is one of those dates that seemingly presents a dilemma for organizations and HR departments everywhere.

Leadership Communication Tips to Fight Workplace Toxicity

EmployeeChannel

Nobody wants to work in a toxic work environment. As a leader, you hold the culture and attitude of your workplace as one of your most important areas of focus. But managing conflict, identifying issues, and keeping your cool can be a full-time job -- and exhausting at that.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Career? Stop Asking for a Promotion.

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published on Forbes.com, under Jeff Miller's Forbes Human Resources Council column. The year’s end is quickly approaching, and with it comes the annual performance review. That means career development will be top of mind for many employees.

The future of EX: 20 predictions for 2020

Qualtrics HR

Our team of EX Scientists have donned their soothsayer hats to see what’s coming around the corner in 2020. From AI to climate change, here are the opportunities and challenges that will define the next 12 months… 1. Companies will seek out the bad (not just the good).

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Workforce transformation is the evolution of talent management

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Mike Kemp , Kathi Enderes , and Nehal Nangia on November 26, 2019. In an era of constant innovation and market disruption, change is the new norm. Many organizations are feeling pressure to continuously rethink strategic directions, including those related to their people.

Gratitude Is A Part of Employee Recognition Too

Engagedly

The holiday season is upon us. And in most parts of the world, gratitude and the holiday season go hand in hand. But while we are comfortable with gratitude on the outside, in most organizations, there tends to […]. Employee Recognition

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

We Need STEM and We Need MESH

HR Bartender

I ran across an article recently on Medium titled “ Forget STEM, We Need MESH ”. It’s a thought provoking read. The author spends a fair amount of time kinda bashing the renewed emphasis on STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math).

In the Tech Trenches: How A Popular Brewery Maintains Its Award-Winning Culture

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor’s Note: Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing stories of businesses undergoing transformations thanks to different types of technologies, from learning platforms to compliance portals—with fun, animated flair! Check back often for our “In the Tech Trenches” animated case study series.

Top Features to Look for in a Leave Management System

SutiHR

As a part of regular HR professionals and business leaders activities, trying to manage every employee’s leaves has never been a simple task. It is one of the most significant aspects of any business and includes much more than only granting and approving leaves of the entire staff.

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Who Sucked Out The Feeling? You Did.

The HR Capitalist

Look around could it bring somebody down If I never made a sound again? Who sucked out the feeling? Sucked Out by Superdrag. Quick thought while I'm on vacation. Let's say you're on a conference call, you've got 3 people in a room and either another person or team on the other line.

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The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Washington policy update: November 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Robert Davis , Christine Drager , and Maria Moliterno on November 27, 2019. This post provides a quick roundup of recent legislative and regulatory developments relating to employee benefits and compensation. Related links. Follow us @DeloitteHC. Stay connected.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Man’s Search for Meaning

Cornerstone On Demand

Employees today don’t just want a job that pays the bills—they also want to do work that’s meaningful for an organization that’s driven by a mission they support.

3 Key Benefits of CRM Software for Sales Professionals

SutiHR

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software offers significant benefits for all departments of an organization.

HR Carnival: 2020 HR Trends

Workology

Workology is proud to host the November edition of the Carnival of HR. Our topic is 2020 HR Trends. Find posts on how 2020 HR trends are impacting the workplace, be it in recruiting and hiring, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.