2020

4 Tips For Making Every One-On-One Meeting Count

15Five

The most powerful coaching tool a manager has is a one-on-one meeting. These meetings are dedicated time for managers to learn important information about their employees and offer useful feedback in real-time.

6 Key Principles for Organizational Decision Making

HR Bartender

Organizations are always making decisions. And when faced with unique circumstances, they might have to make some more – including some really tough ones. Decision making isn’t easy. Some people avoid making decisions at all costs. And avoidance is a decision in itself.

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How company culture affects employee engagement

CultureIQ

What is Employee Engagement? While many leaders think employee engagement surveys alone can improve their organization, CultureIQ’s decades of research show that improving overall culture is a far more effective way to improve business outcomes and propel growth.

Simple Ways to Create a Better Candidate Experience: Ramblings of a Quarantined Recruiter

Brian Smith

Candidate experience is a critical point to recruiting and hiring the top talent. These tips will help you re-evaluate how applicants interact with your company

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

5 Visions of a Post-Pandemic Workplace

Ultimate Software

“What day is it anyway?”. Have you heard that one yet? Quarantine humor has certainly helped us get through these past few months, but maybe now is the time that we begin to look to the future instead. There’s no crystal ball to tell us exactly what’s on the other side of this pandemic.

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Is The Employee Survey Dead? Nope. It’s Becoming Smarter By The Minute.

Josh Bersin

I recently read an article in the WSJ (a magazine I am trusting less every day) that claims employee surveys are dead. Well, I really have to disagree, so let me explain what’s going on.

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Can AI Improve Training

Engage2Excel

Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are all around us, and we are more used to it than we realize. For example, the internet searches we conduct, working with virtual assistants, or even shopping online and checking out recommended purchases.

Employee Experience: Digital Transformation Can Improve It

HR Bartender

Digital transformation is the concept of using technology to solve business problems. As business strategies become more global and organizations need to be more agile, it only makes sense to use technology to our greatest advantage.

HR Department Best Setup Guide For Startups in 202

CuteHR

HRT 2020 MVP Awards - Other

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The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

Do You Know The People You Are Recognizing?

Engage2Excel

When you want to give recognition to your employees, it’s vital to know their recognition preferences. Recognition is mostly an intangible expression of acknowledgment and valuing of an individual or a team, their positive behaviors, personal effort, or contributions.

Helpful Tips to Improve Employee Retention During COVID-19

Get Hppy

If you have ever managed a team or business and had a top employee resign out of the blue, you must deal with an array of challenges.

We need change leaders to save lives: How can you be one?

CultureIQ

By Paul M. Mastrangelo. CultureIQ first published this updated article on March 3, 2020. . Generically, change leaders are those who are willing to engage in the new behaviors and do so publicly so that others know about it.

I’ve Done HR But I Don’t Have an HR Job Title [Reader Question]

UpstartHR

One of my favorite things to do is answer reader questions here on the blog. If you have a question you’d like answered (I answer as many as possible!) just shoot a note to ben@upstarthr.com. . Hi Ben, I’m a Business Administration major. I’m in my last year and I’ve chosen 5 Human Resource courses as my electives to assist me with gaining a basic knowledge of the career I want to pursue. I have some experience with the recruitment process.

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

What Qualities Make an Effective Manager?

15Five

Our CEO and co-founder of 15Five, David Hassell, often says that “Managers are the lynchpin of any organization’s success.”

The Power of Human Interaction in the Current Hiring Climate

Matt Charney

AI has become an increasingly pervasive part of the talent acquisition landscape. But even the most sophisticated algorithm in the most advanced instance of any talent management product couldn’t have predicted COVID-19

How 12,000 People Came Together to Create UKG

Ultimate Software

In April, we announced to you and the world that Ultimate Software and Kronos had officially completed their merger. Then we shouted from the virtual rooftops on August 28 that we would soon be moving forward under a new, unified name: UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group).

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How Is Onboarding Related To Employee Retention?

ExactHire HR Trends

Employers are facing more challenges than ever as they march into 2021. The pandemic, social unrest, and the general chaos of the past year have brought otherwise healthy companies to the brink, while decimating others that were unstable in the best of times.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Maximizing the Effectiveness of 4 Common 360-Degree Feedback Strategies

DecisionWise

Most people recognize 360-degree feedback as a tool for individual development. While it is possible to run a 360 purely for individual development–this is the classic purpose behind most 360s–it is also common for there to be additional organizational objectives behind the assessment.

Coming Soon: The HR Bartender Show

HR Bartender

I have some very exciting news today. Well, at least I think it’s very exciting. We’re launching a podcast – The HR Bartender Show. We know that people like to consume information many different ways. Some want to read, while others want to listen. And sometimes we want to do both.

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Armadillos and Fauci

HR Hardball

In your wildest dreams could you imagine a cloth mask being the focal point of a cultural civil war? This is the nuttiest thing in America since Pet Rocks were a serious fad. From what I can tell, we have three distinct groups, each with an equal amount of support.

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Sexual harassment: How to handle cases when the accused is defensive

Krishnan Bangaruswamy

How to deal with an employee guilty of sexual harassment

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

How to Boost Your Employee’s Productivity and Morale During a Pandemic

Get Hppy

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has come as a shock to many and has caused quite a significant impact on both employees and businesses. With many stores, schools, and universities closing, it has put extra pressure on the individuals who are still able to work.

Best practices for onboarding remote employees

CultureIQ

One of the primary goals of employee onboarding is to help new hires acclimate to the social and professional expectations of their new work environment so that they can proceed comfortably and effectively in their roles.

Do I need an HR degree to apply for an HR job? [Reader Question]

UpstartHR

I get a lot of questions from readers about HR careers, job searching, HR certification, and more. If you have a question you’d like to see answered here, please send it over ! See other questions I’ve answered here.

10 Must-Ask Questions To Supercharge Your Leadership

15Five

When I talk about 15Five’s mission, I like to say that we are in the business of employee feedback. Because when it comes to enacting positive change, managers are most effective when they’re aware of what’s really going on around them.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

The Impact of a Compliment

Engage2Excel

People have genuine anxiety about their abilities to give meaningful and effective compliments, which can translate into their ability to provide meaningful recognition. Their awkwardness transfers into an attitude of underestimating the effect their compliment will have on people.

A Key Component to Economic Recovery is Understanding Shift Growth

Ultimate Software

Let’s start this article with an admission and a reality check. Sometimes the news can be overwhelming. But as business professionals we cannot simply ignore the news. Instead, we need to identify reliable sources of information that will help us effectively do our work.

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Why Are Applicant Tracking Systems Important?

ExactHire HR Trends

It’s no easy feat being a hiring manager in the digital age. A dozen online job boards means a dozen passwords and methods for posting openings. Over 150 million applicants are scouring those job search sites. Every position you post will likely receive hundreds of resumes.