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HR from the Outside In: Learnings from Dave Ulrich, Father of Modern HR

Visier

Earlier this month we were fortunate to host an interactive HR Leadership workshop for Visier customers, led by father of modern HR and leading business consultant Dave Ulrich.

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The (New) Definition of Employee Engagement

Grovo HR

Employee engagement has been one of the most talked-about topics in human capital management for twenty-five years. And yet, despite the attention of professionals from every area of the business world—or maybe because of it—the term itself has never gained a universal definition.

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Trending Sources

These 3 Tips Can Help You Prevent Wage and Hour Lawsuits

TriNet

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) reports that it receives nearly 25,000 wage and hour complaints per year and the number of FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) cases filed in the federal court is more. Visit site for full story.

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5 Best Questions for Screening Candidates

ClearCompany HRM

Screening candidates will never go out of style, but doing it via the phone or in-person… will. With video interviewing, a series of predetermined questions can be asked of each applicant to help make better decisions of who to invite to the next round.

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Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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42 Fictional Quotes to Help You Achieve Real Success

Cornerstone On Demand

A calligraphy class was Steve Jobs' muse; he sought to unite the elegance of ancient script with the functionality of a computer interface. When Ingvar Kampard had to remove a new table's legs to fit it into his car, the idea for Ikea was born.

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Signs of a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

How do you know your organization has a learning culture? What do you see people doing? How are people learning? Here are 16 signs to indicate if your organization is making progress. Click here to read full version

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Competitive Partnerships Powering the Future of Business

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000010 I was at IBM Insight last week and as per usual it was an awarding experience. There is a shift going on in business and technology that I find both interesting and exciting. It is a shift that is about partnership over competition.

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Why Peer Relationships Matter at Work

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Peers see and understand more of their colleagues’ contributions, enabling them to offer more support. Work/life balance is a myth. I could say that in today’s hyper-connected world, work comes home with us far more easily than it did 20 or even 10 years ago.

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work?

Visier

This one is for you, Bill Kutik. At Visier the security and privacy of our customer data is our highest priority. When determining the validity of our predictive analytics capabilities, customer data analyzed was anonymized.

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7 Things We Learned From Deloitte’s “Meet the Modern Learner”

Grovo HR

Bersin by Deloitte’s infographic “ Meet the Modern Learner ” is a snapshot of the challenges facing learning professionals today.

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The President’s Repeal of the ACA Small Group Market Rule: What Employers Need to Know to Avoid Penalties After January 1, 2016

TriNet

This post is part of the TriNet ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. President Obama recently approved of the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act PACE Act

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5 Candidate Screening Questions You Should Always Ask

ClearCompany HRM

We know you’ve seen them, the 10,000 articles out there about candidate screening questions. The “how to’s” the “dos and don’ts” and, of course, the “best practices” articles that flood the internet.

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The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

HR Project Management: The Ultimate Guide

UpstartHR

HR Project Management Skills are Powerful Tools–Do You Have Them? When you look at a list of key HR competencies, one thing that often is lacking is a good set of project management skills.

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5 Ways To Enhance Productivity In The Workplace

nettime solutions

Keeping your employees engaged with the work they’re producing is essential to your business’ productivity levels. Listed below are 5 ways you can enhance productivity in the workplace : Remove Obstacles.

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Do Your Leaders Coach?

All Things Workplace

That isn't a "gotcha" question. It's simply a direct one. Regardless of the job title, if we're responsible for how other people perform then we're responsible for how they learn to perform even better.

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William Tincup: 7 Steps to Define Your Personal Brand

Cornerstone On Demand

HR leaders spend a lot of time thinking about how to support and enrich other people's careers. But it's also important to turn the lens on ourselves, making sure we're fully present and fulfilled at work.

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The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Employee Engagement Spectrum: Myths Versus Facts

ATD Human Capital

Stats on employee engagement can be scary. But Tracy Maylett reminds leaders that engagement isn’t binary, it’s a continuum. In fact, a nalysis of more than 16 million engagement survey responses reveals that engagement can be broken into four basic categories.

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Where Do You Fit On the Engagement Resistance Curve?

Decision-Wise

Employee engagement begins with the individual employee. If the organization, corporation, not-for-profit, university, sports team, what-have-you—is the entire organism, then each employee is like a single cell.

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7 Tips for Using Trust to Keep You and Your Employees Happy

CultureIQ

If you’re a manager or human resources specialist, you know a strong workplace requires trust. So much so that a SHRM study found trust between employees and senior management to be the number-two contributor to job satisfaction. Trust leads to internal motivation, a sense of pride and ownership, and happy people. If your workplace lacks trust, it’s never too late to get started. One common fallacy is that building trust takes forever, but this type of thinking can lead to inaction.

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The Employee Engagement Hoax? What Every HR Professional Needs to Know

Visier

It’s hard to attend an HR conference or visit an HR website and not hear the term “employee engagement.” Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report rated culture and engagement as “the most important issue overall, slighting edging out leadership (the No. 1 issue last year)” in 2015.

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Why Classic Organizational Design Fails to Support a Culture of Innovation

Corporate America’s iconic brands are struggling to retain market share and improve collaboration against a rising tide of more agile competitors. But companies will continue to lose these battles unless they upgrade their vastly outdated operating systems based on command-and-control structures. It’s time to build your team of teams.

Captain Obvious: Good Bosses Talk with People

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – Not recognizing employee achievements is the top communication issue preventing effective leadership. Confession time. I like commercials. Well, I like good, engaging, funny or emotional commercials.

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7 Things About the Affordable Care Act that Small Businesses Need to Know Right Now

TriNet

This post is part of TriNet’s ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is here to stay and any business owner with at least one. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act Benefits ACA Obamacare

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5 Traits That “Great Place to Work” Employers Have

ClearCompany HRM

Building and maintaining an effective employer brand requires striking a balance between what’s good for the organization and what’s good for the organization’s people. There is a sweet spot in there; it can be hard to find, but it’s there, I promise.

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Why Candidate Experience is Least Important for Many

UpstartHR

One of the most common terms around recruiting these days is candidate experience. If you’re late to the game, it’s basically a look at how candidates are treated as they enter your recruiting funnel all the way to getting an offer, if they move that far.

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7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

3 Examples of Using Alerts In Time and Attendance Software

nettime solutions

Managers have a lot to manage. On the front end, they make sure employees deliver high quality products and service. On the back end, they evaluate labor within the parameters of operation, but many small items often get overlooked.

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Five Hints You Should Make A Change

All Things Workplace

If you've ever wondered what executive coaches really do that adds great value, it's this: We create a relationship that enables our client to clearly see reality. . Life isn't a part of business; business is a part of life.

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Infographic: 18 Essential Entrepreneur Mantras

Cornerstone On Demand

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ” ~ Theodore Roosevelt.

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Your Disengaged Employees Don’t Trust You

ATD Human Capital

Employee engagement is a good news/bad news proposition. On the bright side, employee engagement is at its highest level since 2000, and overall employee engagement was up 2 percent from 2013 to 2014, per a January 2015 Gallup poll. Overall, 31.5 percent of U.S. employees are engaged at work.

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Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.