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Are Your Employees Living Your Company Values

HR Bartender

I had the opportunity to speak with some senior HR professionals and CEOs during this year’s Great Place to Work Small and Medium Business Conference. Every single person I spoke with said their biggest challenge is managing growth. Not just growth in terms of products, services and customers.

What Creating an Ongoing Employee Engagement Model Does for Your Company

ClearCompany HRM

Employee engagement is a popular topic in the HR space and has become a major challenge for businesses.

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What's the Difference Between a Manager and Leader?

Cornerstone On Demand

When aliens land on earth in the movies they never say, "take me to your manager." But why not manager? Aren't leader and manager synonyms? I mean, my boss leads my department, so she must be my leader. Just what exactly is the difference? In an ideal situation managers are leaders. But when it's not, here are five differences between a manager and a leader. 1) Managers Manage the Tasks at Hand. Leaders Lead Towards the Future. Managers are focused on getting the current job done.

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New #UltimateTeamMoment Shares Story of Siblings’ Success

Ultimate Software

Achieving success in team sports requires teammates to be on the same page, able to work together and anticipate one another’s next moves. Today’s #UltimateTeamMoment tells the story of two U.S. ice dancers who aren’t just on the same team and in sync, but also in the same family.

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 Difference Between Training, Facilitation and Presentations

HR Bartender

I’ve been going to a lot of conferences lately and noticed that people are using the terms training, facilitating, and presenting interchangeably. And for the purposes of a conversation, it might be perfectly acceptable to use the terms in that way.

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The Art, Science and Impact of Implementing Data-Driven HR in 2017

Cornerstone On Demand

[This article reprinted by permission of Human Resource Executive ®] Data has been the driving force behind innovation in finance, sales and marketing for years, while human resources has struggled to keep up. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends report , 77 percent of companies believe that using “people analytics” is important, but the capabilities are lacking. In fact, just 8 percent believe their organization is “excellent” in this area.

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Why Corporate Wellness Programs Need a Dose of Occupational Therapy and Analytics

Visier

Workplace wellness programs are typically not measured or measured only at very broad levels, such as cost savings or return on investment (ROI).

The Importance of Attitude in Getting a Promotion

HR Bartender

I wrote a post recently about the four things you needed to get a promotion. I won’t keep you in suspense – the four things are knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitude. After publishing the post, I received a question from a reader asking about the importance of attitude in getting a promotion.

The Role of HR in Managing Change in the Workplace

EmployeeConnect

Change, as the formula Barack Obama used in the 2008 election campaign, is in fact inevitable. There’s no way to escape change, no matter how resistant you are to it. If there’s anything that Obama has taught us, it’s to embrace change. Yet, it’s important to acknowledge that its complex nature presents a multi-faceted challenge for HR. Change is hard to predict, non-linear, and especially hard to reproduce.

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!

Don’t Get Mesmerized by Best Practices, They’re Perilous

Get Hppy

I am not a fan of benchmarking. The practice of picking “best in class” and trying to copy what they do (a “best practice”) in hopes that whatever benefits they realize will fall to you is a risky business.

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Dear ReWorker: My Boss and I Disagree on an Employees Raise, What Can I do?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, I'm an HR manager of a small company. My boss lives on the East Coast. His assistant, who works in the West Coast office with me, is up for her first annual review. I think she seems good and should get a traditional merit increase, but my boss is telling me she's terrible and doesn't deserve a raise. He hasn't ever given me anything to write her up for, and the only solid criticism I can get out of him is that she, "doesn't anticipate [his] needs." I think he is out of line.

Technology Created Virtual Employees—Now Use It to Engage Them!

ATD Human Capital

A work from home arrangement makes sense for both employees and their organizations. Remote employees find working from home convenient, and they save time and money when they don't have to go to the office every day.

The Benefits of Employee Self Service (ESS)

EmployeeConnect

Human Resource (HR) managers constantly face the mammoth challenge to increase efficiency and provide better employee services. HR reform is in fact an area which is often overlooked although it plays such a pivotal role in most businesses.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

How To Celebrate Employee Recognition During The Holidays

Get Hppy

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for many companies. Many CEOs and managers are stressed out because they need to close deals fast and make plans for the new year.

4 Ways to Make Better Leadership Decisions

The People Equation

Kendra* is a newly promoted vice president of IT at a rapidly growing mid-sized firm. She’s been working overtime to staff up her department to meet the demands of her company’s growth. With each job candidate Kendra interviews, she feels the pressure to make job offers quickly.

How to Build a Culture that Embraces Technology

Cornerstone On Demand

Companies, departments and people all have personalities; some are tech-savvy and seek out the latest-and-greatest technologies at every turn. However, others need a little coaxing and coaching in the realm of technology. For those companies in the latter camp (and often it's even departments), it's important to shift paradigms from fear-based to enthusiastic about what technology can do to improve the workplace. To help get laggards on board, here are ways to frame the benefits of technology.

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Why a Caring Company Retains Millennials

Reflektive

Today’s workforce is ripe with a younger generation known as “millennials” (those born within 1982–2000). By 2025, millennials will make up 75 percent of the global workforce. According to a 2016 Gallup survey, 21 percent of millennials say they’ve changed jobs within the past year and 60 percent of millennials said they’d be open to a new job opportunity. One major reason for this shift in employee retainment is due to lack of engagement in the workplace.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Why Your Employees Are Unproductive — and How to Fix It

Get Hppy

In sticking with recent trends, many office managers have renovated their buildings to feature an open floor plan. While this approach has a number of benefits when compared to traditional arrangements, there are some very serious drawbacks to consider, too.

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HR and TRUMP: Some Stats About Manufacturing Costs Around The World.

The HR Capitalist

If you're going to have an opinion on our president elect, you probably need to know some numbers. I grew up in the Midwest and I'm all too familiar with the lack of economic opportunity in small town America.

What HR Will Be Dealing With In 2017

TLNT: The Business of HR

The end of 2016 is near, and for some of us, thank goodness! While we count down the seconds until the crystal ball drops, we can plan for the trends about to hit human resources departments. Evaluations, Reviews & Appraisal HR Trends Performance Management Wellness Data Featured

Want a High-Performance Culture? Look out for “Hostages”

CultureIQ

We’ve all seen the LinkedIn meme about investing in employees who might leave your organization. It goes something like this: CFO to CEO: What if we invest in our people and they leave? CEO to CFO: What if we don’t and they stay? It’s an imaginary question, and a pretty cheeky one, at that. But it points to a very important truth about hiring and developing a workforce: you can’t control when employees will decide to leave your company, but you can control their incentives to stay.

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.

8 Ways to Help Your Employees Manage Their Workload

Get Hppy

In the modern-day workplace, a high level of productivity is what managers expect from their employees. The bar is set high because they have to work in an on-demand society.

Apple Pie, Chevrolet and Glassdoor's "Pledge To Thrive" Badge.

The HR Capitalist

Glassdoor - you have to hand it to them - they know how to market their solution. Just announced at Glassdoor - a " Pledge to Thrive " badge.

6 Best Practices to Drive Your Recruitment & Selection Process

EmployeeConnect

Finding and hiring the right talent has never been more difficult. The skills shortage, increased job market competition and diversity in the expectations of prospective job candidates have highly complexified the recruitment and selection process for HR managers. Despite the situation, recruitment represents a great area of opportunity for HR who are under a constant pressure to realise cost savings and need to work around budget constraints.

Priming the Leadership Pump With Frontline Managers

ATD Human Capital

Bill is a store manager responsible for more than $80 million in annual revenue. Pam is an airline manager who oversees a yearly passenger volume worth more than $160 million. Carlos is a healthcare manager who fields upward of 7 million questions a year from patients.

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.