2014

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 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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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.

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.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable, over the years; hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophiscated. But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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Study Reveals Positive Employee Experiences Matter

nettime solutions

According to the latest survey we conducted here at nettime solutions, 76.5% of respondents reported that their employers are actively working to create a positive employee experience. This is outstanding news.

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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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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.

The 10 Biggest Killers of Employee Motivation

TLNT: The Business of HR

Imagine the last time you were happy and content at work. Hopefully it’s not once in a year type of thing, but let’s imagine it was two days ago when you finally finished a long-lasting project that had been keeping you up all night. Now imagine the feeling and motivation this happiness gave you.

Busting Millennial Myths: The Real Secret to Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining Millenials

Millennials in the workforce are here to stay and we'll show you what really wins them over (think opportunities for growth, mentorship, transparency, and your company's mission). Download the Ebook now.

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.

The Top 12 Free and Open Source HR Software Systems

Capterra

I always felt a bit bad taking one of the free samples at the supermarket. Yes, I know that’s what they’re there for. And I know the reps passing out cups of chips, or cheese, or (at Whole Foods, at least) nice red wine are only doing it to entice me to buy something. But still.

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.

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 .

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.

5 PEO Services You May Not Know Exist

Insperity

You probably know that a professional employer organization (PEO) can help you with benefits and payroll. But that’s not all it has to offer. Many PEOs offer several services that can be just as, if not more, beneficial to your employees and organization.

Building a Productive Learning Culture: Rightsizing Learning Opportunities

ATD Human Capital

This installment of the blog series on building a productive learning culture examines how organizations can rightsize learning opportunities (instead of offering too many choices) to ensure that employees engage in relevant and high-quality learning. Click here to read full version

"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.

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

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

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?

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.

Why Your Best Performers Usually Make the Worst Leaders

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note : It’s a TLNT holiday tradition to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. Our regular content will return on Jan. 5, 2015. . We all make this mistake, and we’ll continue to make this mistake.

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.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

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.

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.

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.

6 Signs Your Employees Are Abusing Expense Reports

Insperity

Expense reimbursement fraud makes up about 15 percent of business fraud with a median annual loss of $26,000, according to a study by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. And, according to this study, it takes about 24 months before expense reporting fraud is detected.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.