Sat.Jan 04, 2014 - Fri.Jan 10, 2014

What Seeds Are You Planting for 2014?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. After much reflection on my Word of the Year for 2014 ( Juicy Question #4 ), I came up with three of them. I''m following Chris Brogan''s advice here and the words I chose are interconnected in important ways for me. . The first word for me is "Seed."

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Mirror, Mirror: Who’s the Fairest in Engagementland?

Reviewsnap

For those of us prone to mirror-gazing and taking stock at this introspective time of year, here’s something worth pondering: are we really doing what it takes to nurture employee engagement within our companies?

Who said employee engagement and recognition are garbage?

David Zinger

Employee Engagement and Recognition as Trash Talk. . A Year of Recognition. I am engaged in a project called a year of recognition to recognize and appreciate others for who they are or what they do. The normal automated garbage pick up in Winnipeg is being done manually right now.

Where the Skills Are: Tapping Into Your Contingent Workforce

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 :00am. Where the Skills Are: Tapping Into Your Contingent Workforce By Sharlyn Lauby. Today’s guest post comes from Sharlyn Lauby, human resources professional with over 20 years of experience and accomplished blogger.].

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.

Four tips to prepare for HRPA 2014

Achievers

HRPA’s 2014 Annual Conference and Trade Show is just around the corner, and will help examine how HR can actively innovate and help differentiate their organizations to create change and success.

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Employee Engagement on the Back of Your Business Card

David Zinger

What is your little for 2014? Reading Time: Under 1 Minute). The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little. - Jon Kabat-Zinn. What is one little thing you can do in 2014 to improve employee engagement for yourself, your organization, or one other person you work with?

Values, Marketing and Bacon: Resolutions for 2014

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 :00am. Values, Marketing and Bacon: Resolutions for 2014 By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

In workforce analytics just pretend that correlation is the same as causality

All about Human Capital

If you read any article, book or blog post about workforce analytics, HR data or evidence based HR you will eventually read the following sentence “…but remember that correlation is not the same as causality” And this is factually correct. Just because two items correlate does not mean that they are connected or that there is causality. The problem is that it does not help you with your communication with top management or your recommendations for action.

How to Break the Procrastination Habit

45 Things

If you’re thinking you might put off reading this story, don’t even think about it. In this interview by Anita Bruzzese with Timothy A. Pychyl, author of “ Solving the Procrastination Puzzle ,” the issues of procrastination, its impact and how to change your ways are explored.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

The “holacracy”: a new approach to company hierarchy or nonsense?

Achievers

Imagine a company where bosses do not exist. Sound crazy? At online retailer Zappos it’s now part of their competitive strategy to sustain its winning culture as the company grows.

Succession Planning Is Crucial. We’re Just Not Doing It Well.

Peoplefluent

Friday, January 10, 2014 :00am. Succession Planning Is Crucial. We’re Just Not Doing It Well. By Salvatore Giliberto.

How To Negotiate A Higher Salary For A New Job In 2014

TheHRBlog

In your job selection process, you will naturally look forward to negotiating the best possible salary from your employer. So how do you get a salary befitting your qualifications and skills and the recent upswing in market demand for talent? Yes, the job market has finally started picking up, with 34 of 42 countries surveyed […]. Salary Negotiation How to Negotiate Higher Salary How to Negotiate Salary HR Salary Negotiation salary negotiation for a new Job Salary Negotiation Tips

How Recruiters Find Talent

Cielo HR Leader

Strategic sourcing is a vital component of effective talent acquisition. In fact, some would argue it’s the most vital component; without sourcing there would be no candidates and, subsequently, there would be no hires. Simply stated, sourcing is all about finding resumes.

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.

[Webinar] How to shape up your wellness program to drive success

Achievers

Today, more than 75 percent of the North American workforce is mobile, causing work and life to be more intertwined than ever, and as a result, our work environments and our well-being are becoming more inextricably linked.

Performance Reviews Dull Your Brain. Do We Still Need Them?

SuccessFactors

By Mark Brandau, Senior Director, Product Marketing at SuccessFactors (Originally posted on the SAP Community Network) Earlier this year, I was stuck by an article in the Washington Post, “The corporate kabuki of performance reviews,” which started with this sentence: “Among the hundreds of reasons to hate performance reviews, here’s another: They dull certain parts of our brains.” […]. Performance & Goals Talent Management

The two day rule of recruiting

Workable

How many days is too late to get back to a candidate? Does the speed of your response to applications affect the success of your hiring? We looked at the data and here’s what we found. There is a strong link between time-to-respond to an application and final outcome. The overwhelming majority of candidates who end up accepting interviews and jobs are those who had a response from the employer within 2 days of applying! We call it The Two Day Rule. It makes a lot of sense when you think about it.

Why We May be About to Lose Our Innovative Edge

45 Things

Is America losing its innovation edge? If so, the reason could be because managers and employees are not on the same page in developing new ideas. Specifically, many employees think they have a good idea, but their managers won''t listen to them.

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.

Best of 2013—check out the most popular ways to engage, align, and recognize your workforce

Achievers

It was a big year for Employee Success™. In 2013, more employees went mobile than ever before (75 percent of North American workers are!)

The Why, How, and Where of moving to the Cloud

SuccessFactors

By Jyoti Sharma, Manager at SuccessFactors/Employee Central at EPI-USE America (Originally posted on the SAP Community Network) There is a direct correlation between the “Why” and “How” of the journey of transition to the Cloud. The complexity is added by the element of “Where” the organization is at prior to entering the Cloud. I have spent a major […]. Cloud Employee Central

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Good Reads For Women (Week of 1/06/14)

Inpower Coaching

Here are the top shares of the week, along with some good links we caught this week that we think make good reads for women! Enjoy and feel free to post other links we should explore in comments below. InPower Editors. Most Shared of the Week. All New Leaders Should Read These Books – 85 Broads. Mindfulness Can Help Your Career? – Emily Bennington on InPower Women. 5 Reasons Women Get Better with Age – Huffington Post. Must Read – An Empowering Post .

Unhappy About Feeling Happy

Nobscot

In the Employee Retention field we like to think that if we do everything right -- identify irritations and systematically work to reduce them -- that our employees are all going to be happy. And it works well for the most part. But did you know that there is such a thing as a fear of happiness? In a recent article in Scientific American Mind researchers explain that for some people, happiness

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.

“Triumph Over Disengagement” featuring Gartner’s research on the latest insights on social employee recognition programs

Achievers

The latest Achievers Newsletter, “Triumph Over Disengagement: Improve Engagement with Recognition,” featuring Gartner research, provides deep insight into the changing landscape of employee reward and engagement programs.

Employee Engagement – Whose Responsibility is it?

SuccessFactors

Highly engaged employees have become somewhat of a luxury for managers in this day and age. As we enter 2014, recent research from ILM shows that 1 in 5 are looking for new jobs whilst data from Gallup shows us that 66% of employees in Europe aren’t engaged with a further 20% confirming that they […].

Sandberg Lean In Circles – On Campus!

Inpower Coaching

We talk a lot about how professional women need to Lean In (or not). What about college ladies? We invited Danielle Noel to share her recent experience hosting a Sheryl Sandberg Lean In gathering at George Washington University. It turns out that college women have as much – or more – to gain and have many of the same concerns we do. – InPower Editors. Last month, the George Washington University held its first Kickoff Event for Lean In On Campus.

In workforce analytics just pretend that correlation is the same as causality

All about Human Capital

If you read any article, book or blog post about workforce analytics, HR data or evidence based HR you will eventually read the following sentence “…but remember that correlation is not the same as causality” And this is factually correct. Just because two items correlate does not mean that they are connected or that there is causality. The problem is that it does not help you with your communication with top management or your recommendations for action.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.