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Use Storytelling to Create Employee Engagement

HR Bartender

One of the key ingredients to organizational culture is its stories. At this year’s WorkHuman conference hosted by Globoforce, one of the sessions focused on effective storytelling. The speaker mentioned four principles from Steve Denning that are essential to effective storytelling: Be true.

Encourage More Productivity From Your Employees

ClearCompany HRM

Despite how well employees may be performing, sometimes you just need a little bit more out of them. Although you won’t be able to squeeze every last bit of productivity out of them, you can give them a nudge in the right direction.

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People Generally See What They Look For and Hear What They Listen For

HRchitect

This past July marked 55 years since the release of “To Kill a Mockingbird”. The editorial team at Lippincott warned Author, Harper Lee, that she would probably sell only several thousand copies, however, that could not have been further from the truth. “To

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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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Realizing Our Potential: The Evolution of Cornerstone

Cornerstone On Demand

In 1999, Cornerstone OnDemand started with a few modest start-up trappings: a whiteboard, a shared cordless phone, a meeting room at a Santa Monica bowling alley and a bold idea: We wanted to change the world through online learning.

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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#HRevolution 2015 Location is Set!

UpstartHR

We’re closing in on HRevolution 2015 in beautiful Saint Louis, and we are happy to announce the location for this year’s event. We will be at the Morgan Street Brewery Lodge, a stylish setup and an all-around fun place to visit. Why this place?

What does it mean to have a high-performance culture?

CultureIQ

Company culture is not ping pong tables and a company beer refrigerator. While these perks can certainly be present in a strong culture, they do not alone represent company culture. Simply put, company culture is the set of behaviors that determine how things get done at company.

Ultimate Software and Customers — Partners for Life

Ultimate Software

Ultimate Software began 25 years ago with a mission of creating the industry’s best HR software—because we believe people are the heart of every organization. That’s why we always put people first.

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.

Performance Management: How to Stand Out In a Crowd

HR Bartender

I believe that every employee wants to do their best work. And the goal of organizations should be to position employees where they can accomplish this. The question becomes.what’s the best approach? According to Marcus Buckingham , it’s to focus on your strengths.

Less is More: 4 Reasons Paperless Onboarding is Better

ClearCompany HRM

A new hire’s first day on the job is rarely filled with work. Legal documents and company onboarding take precedence over regular day-to-day work. Quality onboarding is essential to the success of a new hire, so to undervalue this process is faulty on the part of the organization.

A First-Time Attendee’s First Impressions of HR Tech

HRchitect

Written by: Samantha Colby. Like many of you, I’ve spent the last few days at the office following up on connections made while attending the 18th annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition. This year’s conference had over 4,000 attendees and upwards of 340 vendors present in the expo hall.

Workplace 2025: Five Forces, Six New Roles and a Challenge to HR

Visier

In September 2013, top HR leaders undertook a voluntary and collective effort to envision the HR profession in 2025.

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.

Do Emotions Belong In The Workplace?

Grovo HR

Knowledge workers care about what they do for a living. They can’t help it. A job in the knowledge economy requires years of education, innate talents, and a lot of an employee’s time. It’s not just button-pushing.

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Why Hiring Military Veterans Is Good for Business

Trinet

For military personnel, transitioning to civilian life after active duty is challenging. Finding a job tops that list of challenges. The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance. Visit site for full story. Talent Acquisition talent acquisition Veteran's Day

7 Reasons to Marry an #HR Pro

UpstartHR

As I looked at my wonderful wife this week and think about our upcoming anniversary (8 years in June), I wondered about the spouses of other HR professionals around the world. Me and the love of my life–Diet Dew. Oh, and Melanie is there, too.

Servant Leadership: Turning Hierarchy Upside Down

HR Bartender

“To be an excellent leader, you have to be a superb follower.” ” – Herb Kelleher, former CEO of Southwest Airlines. If you’re not following Josh Bersin’s writings, you should be. He’s written a couple of posts lately that deserve discussion.

9 Public Speaking Tips for Your Next Business Presentation

HR Bartender

I feel very fortunate that I learned about public speaking early in life. One of my first jobs was being a tour guide at an aquatic marine life theme park who has an Orcinus orca as their mascot. (I’ll I’ll let you guess which one!) While I didn’t realize it at the time, the experience was priceless.

Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness

HR Bartender

The business world today is experiencing a leadership gap. We talk about the skills gap and the challenges facing recruiting. What about leadership? It only seems logical that if there are gaps at other levels of the organization…there will be a gap at the leadership level.

7 Things You Might Not Know About HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Today marks the 7 th anniversary of HR Bartender. Just in case you’re curious, here’s a link to my first post. Many thanks to you for being a part of the discussion. Your comments and shares are a very valuable part of the conversation.

What Actually Makes a HiPo Employee High-Performing?

ClearCompany HRM

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who wouldn’t want a high performer , as long as they were amicable and weren’t too high maintenance. But what defines a HiPo? What makes them work better than everyone else?

5 Ways to Reduce Costs using a WFM solution

HRchitect

Written by: Erica Niesse. The world of Workforce Management helps companies save money and mitigate risk. Time and Attendance rules and regulations are always changing, which makes it a challenge for businesses to manage on an everyday basis.

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.

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.

Develop or Die: 6(66) Ways To Save Your Organization From the Working Dead

Grovo HR

In organizations all over the world, employees are dying inside. They drag themselves to the office and perform their jobs just well enough to not get fired. They nap, snack, and lumber around the workplace, haplessly killing time and strangling your bottom line.

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If You Give an Entrepreneur a Dream

Trinet

If a hungry, ambitious entrepreneur has a dream, he (or she, of course!) is going to want to pursue it. So, he’ll spend some time learning the skills he needs to achieve his dream – be it curing. Visit site for full story.

Why I Don’t Believe in Parental Leave Requirements

UpstartHR

My friend Lance Haun wrote last week about why he thinks we should fight for legislating parental leave in the US. I don’t know that I’ve ironed out my point of view 100%, but I don’t know that I agree with him at this point.

Growth Through Innovation

Ultimate Software

For the second consecutive year, Ultimate Software is ranked in the top 10 on Forbes magazine’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies , this year earning the #7 spot.

Aligning #HR Technology With Your Talent Decisions

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions.

Will Technology Replace Recruiters – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We talk about the importance of being technology savvy and the increasing use of technology in business. It stands to reason that embracing technology needs to be part of our job description. But does that mean we should be concerned about technology making our jobs obsolete?

Competency Models Provide the Roadmap for Career Success – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry.

3 Ways To Engage Each Age Group At Work

ClearCompany HRM

What group of professionals based on generational age do you think is the most engaged in the workplace? If you guessed the very young and the older age groups, you were right. A recent survey by Quantam Workplace identified the most and least engaged groups in the workplace based on age.

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