2018

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier - Talent Acquisition

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

Working Remotely: Ideal Work Environment Or Threat To Culture And Employee Productivity?

15Five

The traditional office landscape is changing and has been for quite some time, but the degree to which it should be shifting is subject to debate. Many employees consider their local coffee shop to be the ideal work environment, while traditional company leaders consider remote work to be a threat to their ability to manage employees. Perhaps Gallup CEO Jim Clifton said it best in the 2017 State of the American Workforce Report : “The very practice of management no longer works.”.

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Employee Engagement Roadmap: It Is Not Too Late to Create Yours for 2018!

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Workify , an all-in-one employee engagement platform that makes it easy for companies to understand and take action on what’s motivating and demotivating employees throughout the employee experience. Enjoy!). Over the course of last year, we talked a lot about employee engagement.

The Future of Work and How to Improve Job Satisfaction

Cornerstone On Demand

We spend an average of 90,000 hours of our lives at work. But according to psychologist, bestselling author and host of the WorkLife podcast Adam Grant, too many of those hours are unhappy ones. From managers who don't provide feedback in a productive way to the growing fears around robots taking our jobs, there are many reasons why we find ourselves feeling frustrated at work. But it doesn't have to be this way.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

What HR Leaders Need to Know About The Growth Divide

Reflektive

Innovation, productivity, and sustainable growth are a handful of typical priorities for HR leaders and executive teams. So why is there a huge disconnect between what employers and employees believe is necessary to support these priorities? Results from the new Growth Divide Study , based on two surveys of 500 U.S. HR and cross-functional executives with a title of VP/equivalent or higher who are decision-makers on company operations and 2,000 U.S.

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Top Skills of High Performing HR Data Scientists

Visier

The support of the CHRO and other key leaders can go a long way in ensuring organization-wide interest in people analytics, but you will need other enablers to evangelize adoption. Many roles contribute to successful people analytics enablement. In our research over the past year, we have found that–in addition to the analytics-focused CHRO , people analytics function leader , and HR business partner manager –the HR Data Scientist is also key to success.

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Four Ways Businesses Can Create an Environment That Encourages Employees to Vote

Trinet

Midterm elections are right around the corner and this is a great time for employers to create an environment that encourages employees to vote. Here are some tips for employers wanting to support their employees as they exercise their right to vote, for the midterm elections on Tuesday, November 6 and beyond. Business

Where to Find Ultimate Software, PeopleDoc at HR Tech 2018

Ultimate Software

It’s that time of year! Tomorrow marks the 21st Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition, and all of us at Ultimate Software are excited to once again join the thousands of HR professionals, tech innovators, and industry experts convening in Las Vegas to explore the latest advancements in HCM and preview what’s to come. This year, we’re especially thrilled to celebrate with and welcome Paris-based PeopleDoc , who joined the Ultimate family in July.

The Five Keys of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Engaged employees fully invest their best selves in the work they do. But what is employee engagement and how is it created? Employees and leaders intuitively know that when we find a place where we can throw our hearts, spirits, minds, and hands into our work, we are happier, healthier, and produce better results. Yet, most of us struggle to understand exactly why we engage in some environments and don’t in others.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Do Your Performance Improvement Plans Cover These Bases?

ClearCompany HRM

Performance management is an essential part of employee development and company success. It takes careful planning, tracking and analyzing to help employees achieve their goals. An employee gets hired because a hiring manager believes they are the best person for the job; the expectation is not that an employee will fail. Unfortunately, performance doesn’t always go as planned. Sometimes employees hit roadblocks, are suffering from personal issues or are feeling unengaged at work.

Should Employees be Paid for Commuting Time?

UpstartHR

An interesting piece of research on publicly available WiFi access in England led to a question that made me pause. Should employees be paid for commuting time? As someone that travels a fair bit for work, I know the value of being able to connect and work from any number of strange locations–restaurants, hotel lobbies, airports, etc. But what about the commutes that make up a significant part of the day for so many workers?

Why Company Leaders Should Focus On Boosting Workplace Happiness

15Five

Humankind has long struggled to find the secret to living a happy life, but what about workplace happiness? Have you ever wondered how your employees feel at work ? Perhaps you’ve tried to create a fun and satisfying environment, with activities like foosball and ping pong or by offering free lunches and snacks. But if you haven’t found success, it may be because those perks focus more on downtime, rather than creating a productive work environment.

The Difference Between Goals, Objectives and Outcomes

HR Bartender

During this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo , I had the opportunity to attend a pre-conference workshop on improving human performance. One of the big takeaways from the workshop was the difference between goals, objectives, and outcomes. I know how easy it is to use these terms interchangeably. And at first glance, there might not be anything wrong with using the words as synonyms. They’re all focused on achievement, right? Not a big deal.

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

Half of Your Employees Think They're Underpaid—Here's What You Can Do About It

Cornerstone On Demand

Do you pay your employees fairly? Of course! You did your research when making salary offers, you award regular cost of living raises and you pay for their overtime work. Still, according to a recent study by Robert Half, 46 percent of employees feel that they are underpaid. This, of course, doesn't necessarily indicate the truth about salary , since these particular findings are based on feelings.

5 Ways to Engage Employees Through Learning and Development (L&D)

Achievers

Keeping employees engaged is a serious business! Did you know 87 percent of millennials said development is important in a job and 40 percent of employees who receive poor training and limited opportunities for development will leave their job within five years? Any Learning and Development (L&D) strategy that fails to capture the hearts and minds of its participants represents a missed opportunity to nurture talent and build for the future.

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5 Must-Read Culture Books

CultureIQ

Collectively, the CultureIQ family has read an extraordinary amount of books on culture. Not to mention, we’ve even written a few. For example; the actual textbook on Company Culture ). We eat, sleep and breathe this topic and have curated … The post 5 Must-Read Culture Books appeared first on CultureIQ. Community Culture Culture Management company culture corporate culture culture insights organizational culture

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

In my companion article entitled “ Influence Your CEO With WOW And OW! Talent Data ” I explained how you can impress your CEO by converting your Talent Acquisition results into dollars. It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics. Instead, you must focus on metrics that demonstrate a direct impact on what CEO’s really care about, the firm’s strategic goals.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Attracting Talent in a Competitive Hiring Market

Trinet

Incentives Like Flexible Work Schedule, Unlimited Paid Time Off and Remote Work Options May Help Employers Attract and Retain Employees. Business

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Employee Engagement in the Augmented Age

Ultimate Software

Fretting about the security of your job because of the Fourth Industrial Revolution ? In our marvelous age of cognitive computing technologies, the good news is that people will perform less boring and repetitive manual tasks. The bad news is that individuals may lose their jobs as a consequence.

Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement in 2018 - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Herzberg’s Motivation-Hygiene Theory. Many managers mistakenly think that employee satisfaction can increase employee motivation. American psychologist Frederick Herzberg’s Motivation-Hygiene Theory proposes that people are influenced by two factors: those that impact motivation and basic factors that influence job satisfaction. Motivation factors include challenging work, recognition, and responsibility.

Oops! I Hired The Wrong Person, Again

ClearCompany HRM

Oops, you did it again. You know what I’m talking about. You made the wrong choice and hired the wrong person. The new hire is flailing, your hiring manager is frustrated, HR is trying to ensure they stay long enough to not be a total loss and the CFO is wondering if he can take the recruitment costs and lost productivity out of your budget. Hiring is much harder than it looks. Actually, hiring is easy, but hiring the right person is tougher.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

What Are the 2019 Trends in HR?

UpstartHR

In terms of writing and reading content, I have always been anti-trends. Every year people recycle the same information over and over, and it never really reflects reality. However, this year I partnered with a team to create a list of real trends for 2019 based on where capital is being invested into HR technology, what the forward-thinking employers in the market are doing, and more. It’s a true look at the trends for the coming 12 months. I hope you enjoy the report below.

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Kim Cameron On Mastering Your 1-on-1 Meetings

15Five

What separates high performing organizations from all the rest? Research shows that quality 1-on-1 meetings — those indispensable conversations between managers and employees — are a huge factor! One-on-ones can range from dreaded, “check-the-box” status updates to energizing, even life-changing conversations. As we’ll see below, science shows the best conversations have several things in common.

Everything HR Needs to Know About Blockchain

HR Bartender

One of the somewhat newer technology-related topics to surface is blockchain. When it first came out, I must admit that I didn’t see it having much of an HR component. So, I started paying attention…but at a distance. Well, I was wrong. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has written a few articles about the topic including “ Is HR Ready for Blockchain? ” and “ Blockchain Could Phase Out Employment Screening ”.

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Why Millennials Quit (And How to Keep Them Around)

Cornerstone On Demand

Here's a surprising statistic : almost half of millennials (44 percent) believe that working for a single company is a better way to advance their career than jumping from firm to firm. Talk about debunking the stereotype of millennials as entitled job-hoppers! So, then, why did six millennials quit marketing and public relations firm Double Forte just three months after joining in the early 2000s?

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How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.