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Thinking of Changing Performance Reviews? Focus on These Core Components


Performance reviews are dead, or so we have been told. The data shows a shrinking support for the traditional method: only 15% of companies have not adjusted their annual performance management process and do not plan to. But the data from our Performance Management, Culture, and Business Results study shed a different light on the subject as well. High-performing companies, those with increases in revenue, retention, and engagement, are more likely to prioritize multiple goal-setting and review

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Recruiting with social media: Tips, tools and challenges


Using social media in your company’s recruiting efforts can help you find hidden talent pools and both active and passive candidates. Here’s what you need to know. The post Recruiting with social media: Tips, tools and challenges appeared first on InfoMart.


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72% of HR Managers Think the Monday After the Super Bowl Should Be a Work Holiday

HR Daily Advisor

A new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam may just “bowl” you over. According to 72% of HR managers, the day after the professional football championship game should be a paid national holiday from work. Source: artisteer / iStock / Getty. That may not be a bad idea considering more than one-quarter of employees (27%) admitted they’ve called in sick or made an excuse for skipping work following a major sporting event, such as the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, or World Series.

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Why Employees Leave Companies in 2018 [poll results]

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I asked the question “ If you were to start looking for a new job today, what would be the number one reason? ” And the majority of employees responded…. Better compensation and benefits. So, as much as we might not want to admit that money drives career decisions, it does. And as human resources professionals, we just can’t ignore this.

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Game Plan Total Rewards Consulting: We Solve [period].

Game Plan Total Rewards provides strategic consulting and project management services for Total Rewards, HR Operations, and Mental Health programs. From 50 to 50,000+ employees, all industries, we are experienced in working with all sizes and types of organizations and can support globally given our experience in over 30 countries.

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7 Responsibilities of HR Professionals


In the past, business leaders have often thought of human resource (HR) specialists as the professionals that ensure that all staff members comply with organizational policies. The role of the human resource specialists has also typically been associated with administrative duties, such as gathering, filing and storing paperwork, and they have traditionally worked in establishing and enforcing company regulations.

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Prediction 1: Agile organization models will start to go mainstream.

Bersin with Deloitte

Why is “agile” organization design so important in 2018? Companies are only a few years into a decades-long shift away from corporate hierarchy into a world of “company as a network.” Embracing the idea of “team at the center” and building “squads and tribes” that help keep teams aligned is a profound and different model […].

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how to be successful without hurting men’s feelings

Ask a Manager

The following is an excerpt from Sarah Cooper’s brand new book, How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings: Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women , which is hilarious and wonderful and will make you laugh while also making you dig your fingernails into yourself painfully because of how true it is. You should buy this book. (Text and images shared with permission from the author.).

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Employing Individuals with Disabilities May Solve Your Talent Crisis


Employment rates won't change until companies begin to shift attitudes and awareness about people with disabilities.

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9 Employee Value Proposition Examples When Creating Your EVP


At its heart, an employee value proposition (EVP) is the unique set of benefits an employee receives in return for the skills, capabilities and experience they bring to a company. An EVP is about defining the essence of your company—how it is unique and what it stands for. An EVP describes the mix of characteristics, […] Source.

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Thriving as a Lean & Mean HR Machine

Speaker: Mollie Hinz and Adri Glover

Feeling like you’re drowning in HR responsibilities? If you’re an HR professional with little or no additional support, or in a non-HR role juggling HR tasks with other responsibilities, you likely wear many hats – from recruitment and onboarding to benefits and employee engagement. This can be overwhelming, and we’re here to help. HR teams can be small and mighty, but it requires smart tactics to scale your reach.

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37 motivational quotes to inspire your team


When the going gets tough, sometimes you need some extra pearls of wisdom to help encourage and motivate your team. Here are 37 of our favourite motivational quotes. “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it.”. – Jonathan Winters. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”. – Vidal Sassoon. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”. – Walt Disney.

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Mindfulness at work: how 10 minutes can make employees more creative

HR Zone

Employees. 10 mins of mindfulness: making staff more creative.

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#WorkTrends: Culture Wins


Two out of three Americans hate their jobs. That’s a crazy statistic, and it’s one we all want to be […]. The post #WorkTrends: Culture Wins appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Leadership In Times of Crisis: How To Lead Efficiently


The real test of leadership does not occur when everything is smooth sailing. Rather, leadership is oftentimes tested during a crisis. The way a leader behaves and acts during a crisis will establish their credentials as a good […].

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Boost Your Company Culture with These Actionable Steps

Ready to boost employee happiness, improve inclusion, and make a positive impact on morale? From fostering cooperation and collaboration to promoting inclusivity and community impact, our checklist covers it all! Create the kind of workplace where employees feel valued, motivated, and invested in your success. Download today!

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I’ve managed a remote team for four years. Here are the 5 things you can’t ignore

Fast Company The Future of Work

It’s not easy being a manager. Not only are you accountable for your team’s performance, you are also in charge of hiring new candidates, and you have to work hard to earn their trust and respect. Now, imagine doing these things when your closest direct report is 800 miles away, and your team members live in five different time zones. Over the past four years, I’ve managed a remote team at a company with a 60% remote workforce.

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How to Spot a Twitter Bot


Twitter bots and botnets sparked much discussion in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election. With the midterm elections rapidly approaching, we ask: What is a Twitter bot? How can you detect what’s real and what's not?

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A New Paradigm For Corporate Training: Learning In The Flow of Work

Josh Bersin

The corporate training market is over $200 billion around the world[1] and it’s going through a revolution. While we often think of training as programs or courses, a new paradigm has arrived, one I. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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11 HR Influencers You Need to Follow


In the HR profession, it pays to keep good company. Whether you need to “phone a friend” about a workplace curveball or just want to exchange tips and tricks, maintaining a strong professional network can make all the difference in your career. Don’t know who to connect with first? We’ll help you get started. Below we’ve highlighted some of our favorite HR influencers, their areas of expertise, and where you can find them online.

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Cultivating Engagement: Strategies and Actionable Plans for Success

Speaker: Alberta Johnson

Once upon a time, in the bustling world of corporate landscapes, HR professionals like you were the unsung heroes. Your mission: to unlock the secrets of employee engagement and transform workplaces into thriving communities. 🦸 🏢 Join us in our upcoming webinar to uncover why engagement is the magic ingredient for organizational success.

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my office has a mandatory feelings chart

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work in an office of a large company. The work my team does is often stressful, so sometimes staff morale suffers. The managers of my team have created a feelings chart that has giant emoji representing various levels of being happy, stressed, and angry. There are stickers of all our names that we’re meant to put next to the emoji representing how we’re feeling about work at the start and end of the day.

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Can we talk about Jane?


In recent months my coaching clients have been almost exclusively women. Superwomen most of them. But they don’t feel like it. Let me tell you about Jane. Jane isn’t one woman, she is many. One of many facing similar issues.

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Workology Launches #HR & #Recruiting Reader Survey


Workology, formerly known as Blogging4Jobs began in 2005 and has been committed to providing resources for HR and workplace leaders who are tired of the status quo. With more than 8,000 publishes articles, podcasts, webinars, and videos we are focused on providing workplace practitioners with the information, knowledge, and support they need to be successful.

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21 diversity and inclusion influencers you should know


On my first day as the Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Jo Cranford, our Director of Engineering sent me a message: “What are we going to do about the t-shirts?” I had no idea what she was talking about - I thought our unisex t-shirts fit great! Jo let me know that was not the case and that many women at Culture Amp were uncomfortable wearing them.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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How To Start A Business On Your Own With No Experience

New to HR

At some point in your life, you may find that you want to run your own business. This doesn’t even have to be something that you’ve always dreamt of doing. You may never have thought about being an entrepreneur before. The post How To Start A Business On Your Own With No Experience appeared first on New To HR.

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Future-Proofing Your Talent: How Agile Talent Practices Can Drive Digital Transformation


What kind of talent will your organization require in the next five years? In today’s volatile and complex world, digitization, artificial intelligence and automation have moved the goalposts for workforce development. Make no mistake: These factors are disrupting the world of work. The skills required to succeed in organizations are shifting — and this is having a profound effect on workforce planning and on the career paths of employees.

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5 Human Resources Models Every HR Practitioner Should Know

Digital HR Tech

Human Resources models help to explain the role of HR in the business. In this article, we will go over the 5 most practical HR models. These models enable us to explain what HR’s role is, how HR adds value to the business, and how the business influences HR. The 5 HR models that we will discuss are: The Standard Causal Model of HRM. The 8-box model by Paul Boselie.

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A device that can pull drinking water from the air just won the latest XPrize

Fast Company The Future of Work

A new device that sits inside a shipping container can use clean energy to almost instantly bring clean drinking water anywhere–the rooftop of an apartment building in Nairobi, a disaster zone after a hurricane in Manila, a rural village in Zimbabwe–by pulling water from the air. The design, from the Skysource/Skywater Alliance, just won $1.5 million in the Water Abundance XPrize.

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Unlocking Employee Potential with the Power of Continuous Feedback

Speaker: Erin Daruszka and Nakisha Dixon

Recent studies show that only 21% of employees feel their performance and growth are within their control. What if the answer to employee development and high performance lies elsewhere? Enter continuous feedback. Imagine a work environment where feedback isn't a dreaded annual event, but a constant source of growth. Join us to discover how ongoing, actionable feedback empowers your team to take ownership of their performance, boosting engagement and development.

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Best Practices for Managing Remote Workers


Table of Contents How to Manage Remote Workers Strategies and Tools for Managing Remote Workers Strategies and Tools Checklist You know that cousin you haven’t spoken to in years? It’s not because you don’t like her—you just moved away from each other and lost touch. A month without contact turns into six months, then a […].

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Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Littal Shemer

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list. Let’s face it. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics books is not exceptional. I won’t be able to complete reading all of it, though I do have these books on my Kindle, ready for browsing. I find here inspiration, blended with practical guidance, validation for my practices, mixed with new ideas and innovative tools, but most of all, an “open

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Handling the tricky questions in FMLA intermittent leave

HR Morning

It’s a given: Intermittent FMLA leave is a giant thorn in the side of HR people everywhere. But not all intermittent leave requests are equal. Here’s a look at some of the most common scenarios, and how to handle them. The FMLA allows employers some flexibility in granting different kinds of intermittent leave. Employees are entitled to take it for serious health conditions, either their own or those of immediate family members.

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