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Everything #HR Needs to Know About “The Cloud”

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud.

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A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Performance Management [Part 4]

ClearCompany HRM

“The employee performance appraisal is an underperforming, periodic business process that is loathed by both employees and managers alike.

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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.

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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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

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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Newsflash: HR Creates a Policy

UpstartHR

Breaking news. Anywhere, USA – This morning we got word that someone in HR created a policy. We’re not sure what the policy was as of the time of this report; however, we were assured by our sources that it was “highly necessary” for the business to continue functioning.

Quote of the Week: “It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird…

Something Different

…it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad. – C. Lewis. <en.wikipedia.org>

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.

The Dangers of Employee Silence

WorkHuman

“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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

UAB Football Is Dead: Great Leaders Make Great Enemies

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, UAB Football is dead. . Technically, the UAB President and the university made the decision to shut down the Division 1 FBS program, which went 6-6 this year and is bowl eligible.

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.).

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Learning [Part 7]

ClearCompany HRM

“One of the most important (yet often least respected) parts of business is corporate training.

Why Clean Data is the Best Data

Cornerstone On Demand

In today's HR landscape, data is having a moment. But I'd like to suggest that not all analytics are created equal. HR data is essentially HR business intelligence. This should be the basis on which decisions are made about the people of the organization.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

If You Can’t Be Sincere, Don’t Recognize at All

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Without sincerity, appreciation and praise fall flat. When we consult on social recognition , a common (and important) question is, “Yes, I understand and agree with the value and importance of recognition, but how do I recognize well?

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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.

Four Ways Leaders Can Impact Learning

All Things Workplace

Leaders, managers, and heads of projects constantly seek ways to grow talent and make a difference in organizational success. More and more, job candidates are asking the question, "What will I learn here?" If they don''t like the answer, chances are they''ll keep looking.

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The Powerful Result of Realistic Training

UpstartHR

Training needs to mirror real life. Think about it. If I’m training you on how to change a bicycle tire and then I set you in front of a bus, that training wasn’t very useful. It didn’t mirror real life. It wasn’t realistic.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Quote of the Week: A higher rate of urgency does not imply…

Something Different

…ever-present panic, anxiety, or fear. It means a state in which complacency is virtually absent. – John P. Kotter.

Safe Enough to Fail: How Leaders Can Encourage Risk-Taking and Innovation

ATD Human Capital

How you respond to mistakes will go a long way toward inspiring innovative behavior. Click here to read full version

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Guest Blog: Why We Need “Work Friends”

WorkHuman

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.

Hiring Process Hurting Your Employer Brand?

ExactHire HR Trends

Your marketing team has worked hard to ensure that marketing campaigns communicate exactly what your company promises to be–your company brand. So hard in fact, that people are listening and business is growing!

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Employees Need to Own Their Success

HR Bartender

During the HR Technology Conference , I was chatting with someone about job titles. She had heard the most interesting title – Vice President of Employee Success. It didn’t sit well with me then and the more I think about it…it still doesn’t.

Why Your Compensation Management is Failing to Attract and Retain

ClearCompany HRM

Compensation – it is so tightly connected with performance management, attraction and retention. Yet, all of these processes are incredibly disjointed.

5 Workplace Lessons We Learned from Mike Nichols

Cornerstone On Demand

The entertainment industry has recently lost a legend in the form of writer/director/producer Mike Nichols. In honor of his unparalleled contributions to American stage and screen, we present five essential lessons about the workplace we've gleaned over the course Nichols' prolific career.

Finding Your Hidden Influencers Is Easier Than You Think

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Hidden influencers are the people that keep your organization running smoothly. Tapping into their strengths can deliver great benefits. Your social recognition program can find them. What do I do? I don’t help companies implement employee recognition programs.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.