Sat.Dec 03, 2016 - Fri.Dec 09, 2016

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.

Infographic Thursday: Top 10 Workplace Incentives

Something Different

It’s been a while! Check out this top ten countdown of the best employee perks from the team at Company Folders. It breaks down the ten craziest workplace incentives… unlimited vacation and concierge services, anyone? But it doesn’t stop there.

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 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.

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.

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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 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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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.

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 (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.

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.

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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Background Checks Provide a Better Quality of Hire [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

We’ve written before about the shift to a candidate’s job market. Recruiting the best talent continues to be tough. But just because recruiting is a challenge doesn’t mean that organizations should be lax in their hiring practices. In fact, one could argue it’s a case for strengthening them.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.