2016

Peer-to-Peer Feedback: An Opportunity to Activate Employee Performance

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent activation solutions.

The Idiosyncratic Rater Effect & How It’s Ruining Your Performance Reviews

ClearCompany HRM

You’ve been a manager for some time, and you have a pretty good read on most people. Or, at least, you’d like to think you do. You strive to rate employees in the most objective way possible, but if you’re doing it based only from your own perspective, reviews are not as effective as they could be.

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Discovery Phase – the start of a successful Workforce Management (WFM) implementation

HRchitect

Written by: Erica Niesse. A successful workforce management system implementation is built on the premise that you know your organization’s requirements from a business process, procedure and policy perspective.

Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors

15Five

For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company.

Make HR Analytics a Priority, But See the Bigger Picture

Visier

Making HR analytics a leadership priority is not just about encouraging HR to present the latest analytics innovations, but rather a true partnership to drive pivotal decisions.

Could Employee Stress Be Holding Your Company Back?

CultureIQ

If there’s anything we can be sure about regarding our ever-evolving business world, it’s that stress isn’t going anywhere any time soon.

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The Importance of Recognition in the Workplace

Reflektive

Want to join the HR Roundtable and contribute insight to a monthly hot topic in HR innovation? Email dani@reflektive.com for more information. A good compliment goes a long way.

Cornerstone Named One of the 2016 Best Workplaces for Women

Cornerstone On Demand

We need more women in the HR technology industry. There are countless studies linking gender balance with increased performance, innovation and creativity — but currently, only 26 percent of computing jobs and five percent of leadership positions in the technology industry are held by women

Energizing Employees for Better Performance

HR Hardball

What exactly is “ energy ” – in the social or workplace sense?

A Job By Any Other Name…

Ultimate Software

We all wear a dizzying array of “hats” these days, both within and outside of our work lives, and I believe that this complexity, along with significant major sociocultural shifts, are pushing us toward increasingly blurring the lines defining what we do, how we work, and even who we are.

HR is Moving from People Science to Data Science – About People

HR Bartender

One of the things that I love about being in human resources is that the profession is constantly evolving.

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[Printable] 100 Starter Phrases to Align Employee Performance & Goals

ClearCompany HRM

There are so many ways to start giving employees better feedback, but one of the best is to use starter phrases to align the employee’s role and goals immediately to set the tone of the conversation. Performance Managment

Replacing the Batteries Before A Fire – Tuning Up Your HCM Technology

HRchitect

Written by: John A. Hinojos. Most of us have some type of smoke or CO 2 device in our homes which will alert us if situations have changed and we have a pending disaster. To keep these devices working correctly, it is advised that you replace the batteries twice a year.

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7 Things You Must Be Doing To Create A Happy Workplace

15Five

Would you believe me if I told you that the happier your employees are, the more successful your company will be? It may sound like the definition of a “Care Bear” management style, but study after study has shown that employee happiness has a direct correlation to your bottom-line.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

With voluntary resignations at an all-time high and unemployment rates historically low, employee retention is a key objective for most HR organizations, and employee turnover is the single most prevalent HR metric. However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans.

37 Warning Signs Your Culture Is Heading Down the Wrong Path

CultureIQ

A great company culture is obvious: it just works. Projects get done, and people are happy to be there. There’s an energy in the air that invites productivity and participation, and even if it’s not perfect, it’s at least a place where everyone feels comfortable. .

A letter to my soon-to-be-born child

UpstartHR

Going way personal today. Take it or leave it, but I always write what moves me. Thanks! Dear Peanut, We are so very excited to meet you.

3 Words to Add to Employee Titles to Drive Engagement

What is Paul Thinking

If you work in corporate America you worry about employee engagement. If you work in corporate “World” you worry about employee engagement. And if you pay attention to employee engagement data you know it really hasn’t changed much in 10 years or so.

Little Management Mistakes that Make Good Employees Quit

Cornerstone On Demand

Everybody knows that the most common reason for quitting is that an employee doesn't like the boss. Lots of people take this to mean that bosses whose employees quit are horrible people who yell and scream and micro-manage everything from font size to the type of fingernail polish allowed in the office. Those bosses absolutely exist, but there are other types of bosses that are generally good bosses—even generally great bosses—that still do little things that drive good employees insane

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What Every VP of HR Need to Know About Change Management

Reflektive

Implementation is about people. This may seem obvious, but it was an especially notable observation at the HR Technology Conference held in Chicago recently.

A Thriving Community Built on Collaboration

Ultimate Software

In celebration of Customer Service Week, October 3–7, we share the following post highlighting the importance of collaboration—a cornerstone component of Ultimate Software’s commitment to service and to ensuring our customers’ continued success.

10 Activities that Encourage Employees to Take the Lead in Their Development

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This post is brought to you by HighGround , the employee development and engagement platform leader. They were named one of the Next Great Technology Companies at this year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo in Chicago. Enjoy the post!).

How to Set a Foundation for Effective Performance Appraisals

ClearCompany HRM

Whether they happen once a year or once a month, performance reviews are an essential part of any business. If you want to build a performance culture, how you conduct performance reviews can make or break your business.

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Maximizing Your Training Value

HRchitect

Written by: Erica Niesse. Success! By now your organization has completed the Requirements gathering and Configuration stages of your Human Capital Management Systems (HCM) Implementation.

Engaging Millennial Employees via Accountability, Clarity, & Prioritization

15Five

As businesses undergo workplace shifts and transfer of knowledge around responsibilities, there is often concern on how to bridge generational gaps. Many of our government clients have really started to address this through “emerging leaders” style programs and leadership academies.

Top 5 HR Analytics Articles: Fall 2016 Edition

Visier

At the recent HR Technology Conference , sessions on data-driven HR were standing room only.

Emotional Contagion: Containing Bad Attitudes in Your Workplace

CultureIQ

When we reflect on feelings in the workplace, most of us think we should leave our emotions at the door. After all, doing good work requires you to focus on tasks and accomplishing things, right?

How Much Is Employee Turnover Costing You?

UpstartHR

I will be presenting more on this topic at the HR Innovators Virtual Conference – 2 Days, 6 Education-packed sessions from top-rated speakers covering topics critical to success today, including, millennials and culture, creating meaningful workplaces, using social media to attract talent, and how talent loss affects innovation.

Where should you focus your HR Efforts in the future?

What is Paul Thinking

We all want to predict the future. I want to know which company will be the next AOL, or the next Apple. I want to know where to tell my kids to put their money so they can take care of me in in my old age in the same lifestyle they have grown accustomed to under my roof. Trust me.

How Bon-Ton Stores Onboards 10,000 New Employees Every Holiday Season Without a Glitch

Cornerstone On Demand

While consumers are just now getting ready to navigate the crowds on Black Friday and spend hours checking off their holiday shopping lists, hiring managers in the retail industry have been prepping for the holiday season as early as summer. This year, retail companies will hire nearly 800,000 seasonal workers.

What Does Artificial Intelligence Mean for HR?

EmployeeConnect

Artificial intelligence (AI), has been the focus of thousands of technological developments for decades as mankind attempts to engineer increasingly sophisticated tools that can think, plan and adapt in ways that mimic the human brain.

How the Candidate Experience Impacts the Talent Experience – #PeopleFirstPodcast Episode 5

Ultimate Software

Only “13% of workers are engaged in their work,” says Sarah Brennan, former founder and principle analyst at Accelir. Why?” HR professionals regularly ask.

Companies Must Identify Engagement Before They Can Impact It

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Ultimate Software , a leading provider of human capital management solutions in the cloud. They were recently recognized as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America by Achievers. Congrats and enjoy the post!).

What Creating an Ongoing Employee Engagement Model Does for Your Company

ClearCompany HRM

Employee engagement is a popular topic in the HR space and has become a major challenge for businesses.