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. It goes without saying that great HR functions are strategic: they play a vocal role in critical business decisions and control a significant portion of a company’s expenses.

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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The Health Benefit Employees at 8,000+ Companies Love

We support employers to achieve key benefit goals; attracting and engaging employees, improving employee productivity and wellbeing, and advancing value-based care. Now more than ever, employers must find a way to turn disengaged employees into active - and proactive - participants in their own health. And that's where extraordinary healthcare experiences come in.

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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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.

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

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.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

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.

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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2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

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 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

The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement

Achievers

Job satisfaction is at the heart of employee engagement. And as early as 1959, it received decisive momentum when Psychologist Frederick Herzberg published the Two Factor theory of motivation. Herzberg’s research suggests that fulfilment at work is due to two set of factors: Motivators – intrinsic conditions of the job. Hygiene factors – extrinsic factors causing in dissatisfaction if absent.

How To Take Action On Employee Feedback Using The Agile Method

Visier

Agile software development was created as a way to meet the rapidly changing and complex demands of customers. Agile HR is gaining momentum as a way to meet the rapidly changing and complex demands of today’s workforce. From sprint-based project cycles, to kanban boards for communication and more, there are many visual reminders of how Agile works. However, Agile is so much more than a way to decorate an office–Agile teams get results.

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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!

Three Mega Trends to Watch For in 2019

Ultimate Software

Maybe it’s the changing of the seasons. Maybe it’s the inevitability of the rapidly evolving world we live in. But, each year, I spend a good amount of time with colleagues thinking about how the major economic, sociological, technological, and cultural trends we are experiencing will impact us, our leaders, our employees, and HR professionals in the coming year. We like to explore multiple topics, always looking at issues through the lens of putting people first.

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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 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.

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

Which HR Certification is Better? An Analysis of the SHRM-CP and PHR

UpstartHR

Last week I received an interesting question that echoed what I’ve seen from dozens of people around the new year: I came across this discussion while trying to formulate an argument supporting the value and credibility of the SHRM-CP credential. I have years years of HR experience and about five years ago, I started looking at HRCI and the PHR certification.

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.

Employee Check-Ins: 6 Essential Components for Success

HR Bartender

( Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Readex Research , which provides expert online and mail survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!). Over the past few months, we’ve talked about the importance of “checking in” with new hires to make sure their employee experience is going well. This activity can take place in-person or online.

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 Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!