2014

The 4 Leadership Issues You Can’t Ignore Anymore

ClearCompany HRM

Bad bosses take the blame for a lot of what goes wrong in the workplace. Low engagement rates, high turnover, employee dissatisfaction and even poor employer branding will often get placed squarely on the shoulders of supervisors.

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Succession Planning Success: The Golden Rules for Future-Proofing Your Business

Visier

Succession planning is about managing the risk associated with any type of critical skills gap. Consider the role of a senior nuclear engineer: This is not a job you can fill easily by posting on LinkedIn.

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The Dangers of Employee Silence

Globoforce

“No news is good news” is a common, fingers-crossed sentiment in many HR departments. It isn’t that we aren’t open to hearing from employees. But often we spend so much time running around putting out fires that a little bit of silence can be truly golden.

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Business Lessons from the Fictional Elite

Cornerstone On Demand

What does it take to be a good leader? A few standout qualities are accountability, resilience, and compassion. What does it take to be a thriving entrepreneur? Creativity, courage, and an infallible spirit can make the difference between freedom and free fall.

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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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What Do Employees Want Most? Appreciation and Good Relationships at Work

RecognizeThis!

Recognize This! Research from the Boston Consulting Group and The Network show employees around the world most need to know their work is valued and appreciated. They are different in [insert country other than your own.] They want different things than we do.”.

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Tips for Wrapping Up the Year

The People Equation

Are you working this week? If you have an office job, most likely it’s going to be fairly quiet in the office because many of your colleagues are on vacation.

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Data Takes Center Stage at the 2014 HR Technology Conference

Peoplefluent

Monday, October 13, 2014 :00am. Data Takes Center Stage at the 2014 HR Technology Conference By Kevin Grossman. Another HR Technology Conference has come and gone.

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Can I (and Should I) Fire An Employee for Social Media Content?

UpstartHR

There is a phenomenon that doesn’t get talked about much publicly, but it’s something that in-the-trenches HR folks deal with fairly regularly. While we want to “rise up” and think about big picture, have a strategic viewpoint, and assume the best , there are always going to be friction points that hold us back.

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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.

The Most Common “I Quit” Motivators & What You Can Do About Them

ClearCompany HRM

There are many different types of turnover; some are welcome, and some aren’t. When a consistently poor performer with a bad attitude is replaced with an employee who excels, that’s the kind of turnover you want to see. However, that’s not always what happens.

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5 Things to Remember in a New Job

45 Things

As the economy improves, many people are starting new jobs and learning how to work for a new company and a new boss.

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Guest Blog: Why We Need “Work Friends”

Globoforce

I read an article recently about having friends at work and outside work. It reminded me of the Gallup Q12 item that addresses having a best friend at work. For those who might not be familiar, the Gallup Q12 is a survey that measures employee engagement.

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Meet the Incredible, Disappearing New Hire

Cornerstone On Demand

There's nothing like that new job smell and nobody loves a new job like today's workforce. Over 2 million Americans quit their jobs each month in favor of shiny new opportunities, leaving both talent recruiters and managers in the throes of turnover.

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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'.

Mentoring Versus Coaching: What’s the Difference?

ATD Human Capital

Mentoring and coaching are distinct processes used to achieve individual and organization goals. Click here to read full version

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Time and Attendance for Today's Mobile Workforce

nettime solutions

Without an integrated time and attendance solution, payroll processing can become extremely challenging — especially when employees are working from multiple different locations. Learn how stratustime can simplify the payroll process for payroll managers like Carla. payroll video payroll manager

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"Who Do You Want to Become?" vs. "What Do You Want To Be?"

All Things Workplace

Which question are you asking yourself? Your choice will help determine the depth of your life as well as the comfort-level of your career. . I''ve been watching a new CEO client begin his tenure at a global company.

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It Just Shouldn’t Be This Difficult! – Eliminating Barriers to Recognition

RecognizeThis!

by Brenda Pohlman. Recognize This! — Sharing appreciation and gratitude for others should be simple to encourage frequent, timely praise and recognition. When was the last time you used a fax machine?

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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.

Monkey See Monkey Do: New Leaders Emulate Their Bosses

The People Equation

Nobody likes to be told what to do, but give them a positive example, and you might be surprised at the results. Consider this social experiment conducted by author Daniel Pink for his TV show Crowd Control , as reported on the blog Barking Up the Wrong Tree .

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Meeting Employee Expectations from the Desk Chair to the Beach Chair

Peoplefluent

Monday, August 18, 2014 :00am. Meeting Employee Expectations from the Desk Chair to the Beach Chair By Joe Sansone. August has arrived and it may feel like back-to-school is right around the corner, but summer isn’t over quite yet.

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Fresh Eyes On Your Hiring Process

ExactHire HR Trends

How is your hiring process? Does it get the job done? Could it be better? Several months ago, new owners took possession of our office complex.

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Onboarding Pain Points for New Employees

ClearCompany HRM

In our work with many client companies, we have found that onboarding is often put on the back burner. Too many leaders believe onboarding is such a low impact function that it gets neglected.

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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.

How to Identify Bottlenecks in Your Recruitment Process

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at iCIMS , a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition solutions for growing businesses. NJBIZ recently ranked iCIMS 18 th on the list of New Jersey’s Fast Growing Companies. Congrats to them! Enjoy the post.).

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How Veterans Can Find a Job in the Private Sector

45 Things

I originally wrote this story a couple of years ago, but it''s still valuable advice for vets. Joe Kearney retired from the Army after 23 years and has two words of advice for fellow veterans who will be looking for a job in the private sector: "Start early."

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Leadership Development Carnival: June 2014 Edition

QAspire

Namaste! Welcome to the June 02nd 2014 Carnival of Leadership Development. I am thankful to carnival leader Dan McCarthy for allowing me to host this event - a wonderful collection of very practical insights on Leadership Development.

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Grateful Leaders Know That Communication Leads to Connection

ATD Human Capital

Judy Umlas reminds leaders not to wait for the right way or right time to express their appreciation. Just do it NOW! Click here to read full version

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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.

Mobile Workforce? Let Your People Go

nettime solutions

Everyone seems to be on the go these days. But for some people, it’s actually their job. You may be in an industry that has sales reps visiting clients, or technicians visiting job sites.

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What Happens When Leaders Coach?

All Things Workplace

You may already have the right people to enable your company to "win"--however you define the word. A couple of years ago I was involved in designing a leadership program to develop the top talent in a global company.

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Why Employee Engagement Matters in Healthcare

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Engaged employees directly and powerfully impact customer satisfaction, which translates to patient health and safety in the healthcare industry. Employee engagement is critical to customer satisfaction. This has been proven by study after study.

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Leadership and Being a Role Model – 20 Ideas

The People Equation

At one time or another, we’re all in a position to lead. We’re parents, teachers, coaches, managers and committee leaders. As such, we know that setting a good example is an important part of leadership. But it’s not always easy.

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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.