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Your Company Needs an Engagement Strategy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at HireRight. They deliver global background checks, drug testing and employment verification services to help companies hire the right candidate.

Identifying the Root Cause of Poor Performance

ClearCompany HRM

“Why aren’t they doing their work?” At some point in their career, every manager has asked themselves this question. Common as the question might be, it’s a much pricklier problem to actually tackle.

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5 Metrics for Effective Succession Planning

Cornerstone On Demand

Succession planning is, at its best, the crux of your company's talent management strategy. If you do it right, every employee — from the entry-level associate to the VP — should have clear pathway to success in your company. But all too often, this isn't the case.

Taxable v. Nontaxable Income and What You Need to Know About Paying Your Employees

Trinet

A special post in celebration of National Payroll Week: September 7-11 Think reimbursing your employees for their time, efforts and personal expenditures is straight-forward? It can be, if you hire a. Visit site for full story. Payroll National Payroll Week payroll taxes

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Employability Skills Provide Your Career Future – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry.

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Cornerstone Insights: Preview Now Available to Select Clients

Cornerstone On Demand

It is with great excitement that we are announcing that Cornerstone Insights is available now to select “preview” clients using Cornerstone Learning.

7 Characteristics of an Awesome Office

Trinet

Guest post by the Association of Workplace Engagement Times are changing fast. What people yearned for, expected and cared about 10 years ago is so different than today. Employee engagement, culture, Visit site for full story. Culture Best Practices corporate culture employee engagement

Developing HR Competencies – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

This is a Catch-22 situation if I’ve ever seen one: I was helping a friend with his job search. He is trying to obtain an entry level HR position. A position he found indicated the minimum education required was a high school diploma but 5 – 8 years of experience was necessary.

3 Reasons You Need a Better Candidate Sourcing Platform

ClearCompany HRM

Good candidate sourcing helps you find talent in avenues you may not have considered, whether it’s finding new methods of reaching out to candidates or cultivating a more diverse talent pool to source.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How to Manage the B-Team

Cornerstone On Demand

In mid-August, a New York Times article about Amazon featured heated accounts from former employees describing a workplace that rewards top performers with praise and bonuses, while punishing those who can't — or won't — commit to 85-hour work weeks and 24/7 availability.

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Is Kindness the Missing Link to Employee Performance

ATD Human Capital

When is the last time you did a good deed for someone in your office? How did it make you feel? How did it make them feel? Dan Schwartz explains how kindness can be a catalyst for organizational transformation. Click here to read full version

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Convincing the CEO Isn’t as Difficult As You Think

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned a couple of times that I’m going to London for Tucana’s HR Change & Transformation conference on October 13-14, 2015. The theme this year is HR innovation for competitive advantage. I’m very excited about attending and being a part of this conversation.

How to Measure Recruiting Performance

UpstartHR

One of the things that we don’t do so well in the HR wold is measuring performance. And by that I mean our OWN performance. Having metrics in place to see how effective our various efforts are is a must, especially when you’re trying to demonstrate an ROI.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

3 Ways to Prepare for the Retirement Boom

Cornerstone On Demand

This is the second post in a series about how to thrive amid shifting workplace demographics. The United States workforce is being shaken up. Within the next decade, as key office demographics change, corporate America will look and function very differently than it does today.

Bersin Says “Thanks” Critical for Employee Engagement

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — There are many drivers of employee engagement, but feedback, recognition and “thanks” lead the charge.

What Are You Paying Attention To?

All Things Workplace

There's an incongruity between time and money devoted to leadership development and the number of articles about bad bosses. Maybe its' time to re-visit the definition of "bad.". Here's why: People do that for which they are rewarded. Period.

How to Handle Client Resistance

ATD Human Capital

No one wants to experience client resistance; it takes a lot of effort to efficiently handle it. However, with preparation, this situation can become less burdensome. Pranab Chakraborty details some advice from experts on how to handle resistance. Click here to read full version

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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

Quote of the Week: “Do, or do not…

Something Different

…There is no try.” – George Lucas. <en.wikipedia.org> <en.wikipedia.org> For this week’s quote we can thank George Lucas , an American film director, screenwriter, and producer perhaps best known for the creation of the Star Wars film franchise.

What Southern California Life Sciences Businesses Need to Know About the Rising Cost of Healthcare and How to Combat it

Trinet

This post is part of the TriNet ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. Starting January 1, 2016, certain sized businesses, including midsize life science. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act Health Care Reform Human Resources for Life Sciences Life Sciences HR for Life Sciences

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IBM Smarter Workforce Institute: Achieve the Power of Thanks through Multiple Recognition Channels

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – We all know the power of social recognition to engage and retain employees, but when employees have multiple channels to share recognition, the benefits grow exponentially.

Your Company Has These Employees. Your Job Is To Remove Them ASAP.

The HR Capitalist

Let's face it - we spend a lot of time talking about employees from a "top talent" perspective. Who is top talent? Can we fill a team with all "A" players? The answer is no, btw.) How can we attract or develop a larger share of top talent than we currently have? What's the definition of top talent?

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 Week in HR

Something Different

<www.dcrainmaker.com> …So back when I used to spend all day Sunday morning reading HR articles and 1. Super clever, I know. white papers, I did a weekly segment in this space called Sunday Reading. 1 The idea here was to share the most interesting things I read with my 2.

The Employee: A New Type of Consumer

DATIS

As the talent war wages on, organizations must constantly evolve their strategies for recruiting and hiring. Employee-employer relationships are becoming increasingly complex and the power is shifting largely toward the employee. Recently, employees have taken on a role more similar to consumers. Employees are no longer committing to one organization for life, but rather just looking to gain a few years of experience and then move on to their next big thing. What is changing?

Company Culture Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

CultureIQ

When you think about companies with a strong culture, there may be a few images that come to mind: a game room , team lunches every day, an open-plan office. Organizationally, you may think strong company culture means flat structure, emphasis on team success, and employees who hang out together after work. But does this mean that every company that looks like this has a great culture, or that a more traditionally structured company can never have a strong culture? Not at all!

CAPITALIST WEBINAR: 10 Ways Smart HR Pros Use Glassdoor For Good (Not Evil).

The HR Capitalist

Let’s face it. HR pros have a long history of being uncomfortable with sites like Glassdoor.com. After all, the only people that use Glassdoor.com and sites like it are disgruntled ex-employees that you fired, right? Wrong. It was wrong 5 years ago, and it’s horribly wrong today.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.