Pre-Boarding: Bring High Tech and High Touch to Onboarding

HR Bartender

For more than a half a century, Xerox has been a leader in document technology and services. The idea being that the more technology we are exposed to, the more of a personal touch we want in our interactions. Regardless of when our company’s onboarding begins and concludes, one thing is consistent – there are three primary stakeholders in the process: The new hire employee is excited about their new role with the company.

Nursing Professionals Want Engagement and Work Life Balance

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. For the third consecutive year, Forbes has named Kronos one of America’s Top 15 Places to Work in technology. While this blog tends to talk about employees in general, we have shared in the past some insights about specific industries such as restaurants and public service. Employee wellness is a business issue.

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‘Managing’ Diversity for Your Organization: Inclusion, Employee Relations and More

Compensation Today

But more than that, it’s not enough to hire a bunch of employees who are different from one another; as humans, we need to feel included. On the flip side, without inclusion, you see a negative impact on employee engagement and retention. Employee Relations. When we fail to manage diversity, employee relations issues can arise. Promptly investigate any complaints by employees. Learn More About Our Compensation Software.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. As the economy grows and the job market gets hotter, employee engagement and retention have become a top priority. As attention shifts toward the health and happiness of staff, employee engagement remains surprisingly low. Systems let you self-rate your own comments.

3 Ways to Use HR Data to Improve Employee Relations.

LaborSoft

The same holds true for HR in terms of managing employee relations , specifically for recording trends in workplace culture, as well as for measuring employee engagement, morale and performance. HR analytics directly correlates to business operations in the areas of hiring and/or recruiting, training & professional development, benefits, and workforce retention. 1) Engaged Employees are Good Performers. Everyone knows that data is BIG these days.

7 ways a PEO can help you manage your employee-related to-dos

Insperity

The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. But by ignoring your employer responsibilities to employees, you could cause a rift in your workforce and create potentially costly legal battles. Your simple employee relations issue just escalated. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. An employee requests leave.

How Hospitality Employers Are Ramping Up Recruiting Efforts

SHRM Resources

But in the time it's taken hospitality companies to restart their hiring efforts, many of their former employees. All Solutions HR Expertise HR Accountables Talent Acquisition Employee Relations Benefits Employee Engagement SHRM Foundation

Are HR Pros A Good Fit to Start an Amazon Partner Delivery Business?

The HR Capitalist

If there's one thing HR Pros know plenty about, it's recruiting, retention and everything it takes to keep a business afloat on the people side of the business. Yep, a lot of HR pros would be great at the staffing and employee relations side of the business, but they have nothing in their DNA to do the sales required to provide the lifeblood of revenue needed to put those people skills to use as an entrepreneur.

Recruiting for Recruiters: Which College Degrees are Best?

Spark Hire

Recruiting for recruiters is not as easy as one might think. Sure, you can always hire for experience, but that doesn’t always guarantee a great recruiter. When hiring for my recruiting teams in the past, I found that new grads with college degrees in communications were often successful in recruiting. Plain and simple, recruiting is all about communicating and building relationships with people – clients and candidates. Recruiting is marketing.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Employee Engagement.

Employee Appreciation Day

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Today is National Employee Appreciation Day. Celebrated on the first Friday in March, the day reminds us how important it is to support, thank and reward our employees. Now some might argue that every day should be employee appreciation day. Not only is how we thank employees important, but the rewards are equally important.

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. When a person has the job title Vice President of Employee Success, that takes responsibility for achieving success away from: 1) The organization. 3) The employees. Especially in recruiting. Let’s say I’m applying for a job and scheduled to interview with the Vice President of Employee Success.

Corporate Culture: Your Company Is a Community

HR Bartender

employees). Cultures of control have low employee engagement. Cultures of indifference exist when people are so busy and overwhelmed they don’t invest time to build supportive relationships that are essential to employee engagement. If people don’t feel connected, their bodies are more likely to be in a state of stress response so that blood glucose and oxygen are allocated to the fight or flight systems (i.e.,

Make Corporate Learning Resemble the Online Shopping Experience

HR Bartender

Here are 5 takeaways from the panel discussion that really got me thinking: Give employees a single source for learning. One company discovered their employees were searching Google to find the answers to their questions. So they decided to give employees a variety of training options (e. Let employees see training evaluations. Employees should be able to see the top rated workshops so they can make the decision about which programs to attend.

Want real HR change? Look to data and analytics

HRExecutive

For more than a year-and-a-half, HR teams have been dealing with fallout from the pandemic, including seismic shifts in how and where work gets done and a transformed workplace that requires new skills and employee experience initiatives.

Make Your Next Employee Event “Instagrammable”

HR Bartender

Now that the holidays are well behind us and we’ve recovered from party season, I want to talk about human resources and employee parties. The goal of an employee event isn’t to just plan the party. The purpose of the party is to reward and recognize employees. HR has the opportunity to get other managers and employees involved. They can solicit feedback about how employees would like to be recognized. It’s okay to do a little marketing during employee events.

Who is responsible for low employee productivity?

cipHR

In a recent CIPHR webinar, Nick Whiteley from hfx assessed HR’s role in identifying the root causes of low productivity, and offered simple solutions for tackling this urgent challenge. It’s not easy to identify the underlying poor productivity issues due to hidden activities, hidden cultures, hidden practices and errors that are systematic within any organisation,” said webinar presenter Nick Whiteley, CEO of workforce management software firm hfx.

3 Questions to Help You Cross the Recruiting Finish Line

Hyrell

There are tips to make “time crunch recruiting” effective. However, hiring employees with lack of experience can be beneficial for you too. But recent college graduates can be some of your best employees. Larger companies often have more employees on their rosters. Since larger companies have a larger budget, they can afford to hire more employees with specialized sets of skills. As the employee is growing into the role, the company is growing as well.

HR TROLLS: Thinking Unemployment on Steroids Means You Have a Compensation Problem.

The HR Capitalist

I belong to multiple online groups covering HR on a variety of platforms - you know the type - people can post questions on problems they're having in their HR shops and get help, advice and recommendations from their peers. Compensation Employee Relations Recruiting

Your Company Needs an Engagement Strategy

HR Bartender

They just released their next generation Applicant Center , the industry’s only background check portal designed to increase recruiting efficiency and decrease time to hire. Employee engagement is a clear example. It’s not because they don’t want engaged employees. Well, employee engagement brings results to the bottom-line in several ways: Engaged employees are less likely to leave the organization. Engaged employees become evangelists for your organization.

The Challenge Ahead For Recruitment & Growth Plans in HR

CakeHR

The impact of Covid-19 has been multiple for businesses, with recruitment and growth plans being one of the major casualties. Recruiting & growth plans may be on hold. HR Software, Core HR module | Source: sage.hr. Business as usual with recruiting plans unaffected.

Candidates Want to Work At the BEST Companies

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. The Workforce Institute at Kronos released the third book in its thought leadership trilogy aimed at developing and retaining a competitive and engaged workforce: It’s All About Bob(bie) – Strategies for Winning With Your Employees. The question is, how do you get employees to love your company?

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The Interview Series on #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Dr. Peter Senge on Education, Systems Thinking and Our Careers. Related posts from HR Bartender: Defining Workplace Professionalism Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness You Can’t Have Self-Managed Teams Without Self-Managed People. Business and Strategy Employee Relations HR Tech and Social Media Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention Training and Development business Career DevelopmentTomorrow is Memorial Day in the United States.

Corporate Culture: Small Changes Create Big Results – #RethinkTheDailyGrind

HR Bartender

They deliver workplace drink solutions that inspire organizations and their people to rethink the daily grind and be more productive, collaborative and engaged. spoke about the company’s programs that encourage employee innovation. If you want employees to be engaged with their work, they must trust their manager and the organization. Employees need to trust the people they are expected to collaborate with. It thrives on employee collaboration.

"No Poach" Recruiting Agreements Continue to Fall Across Corporate America.

The HR Capitalist

If you've been in the business world long enough, you've ran into executives at both small and big companies making agreements to not recruit other company's employees. These agreements are a by-product of the good-ole-boy network and usually the result of one executive knowing another and agreeing to keep each other's companies "off-limits" to recruiting efforts. The good news is that the legal system is rapidly taking these agreements off the table.

"No Poach" Recruiting Agreements Continue to Fall Across Corporate America.

The HR Capitalist

If you've been in the business world long enough, you've ran into executives at both small and big companies making agreements to not recruit other company's employees. These agreements are a by-product of the good-ole-boy network and usually the result of one executive knowing another and agreeing to keep each other's companies "off-limits" to recruiting efforts. The good news is that the legal system is rapidly taking these agreements off the table.

Define Your Balance – Friday Distraction

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. Career Development Employee Engagement Recruiting and Retention Well-Being and Wellness employee relations work life balanceKronos is telling the story of today’s workforce – one person at a time – in their 1 in 100 million series. The latest features gator wrangler Royce McMullen. You can check it out here.

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Talent Management in 5 Steps: Retaining Great Employees

Astron Solutions

It’s disheartening to learn that an employee is choosing to leave your organization. According to Gallup’s report on employee turnover , 52% of employees who leave their jobs voluntarily say their organization could have done something to keep them from quitting.

Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #ATD2015 Edition

HR Bartender

Organizations are creating internal coaching practices as part of employee career development programs. The recruiter who needs a story about the company for candidates. It’s time for employees to set the agenda! But let the employee set the agenda. Employees need to control the conversation. ATD recently shared an online tool called “It’s a Juggle” that curates the best education and professional development resources on the web.

Talking About Glassdoor's New Diversity Ratings with Joel Cheesman.

The HR Capitalist

In Episode 18 of BEST HIRE EVER , Kris Dunn chats with Joel Cheesman , founder of Poach and Ratedly (as well as a co-host of the aptly-named Chad and Cheese Podcast ) about the addition of Diversity Ratings on the Glassdoor platform. . Change Employee Relations Recruiting Workplace

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

Companies want to make sure their organizational knowledge and history is passed along to new employees, who will lead the organization forward. They have one titled, “ Tools for Effective Mentoring Programs ” that includes a program outline, matching process suggestions, mentor position descriptions and skills questionnaires. Most mentoring programs have three goals: 1) to assist in career development, 2) to increase staff retention and 3) to improve employee engagement.

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Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – February 2015

HR Bartender

With employee disengagement continuing to be an issue, don’t be surprised if employees just walk into the office and quit. Employee engagement is more than a business buzzword, it’s a business necessity. While we spend a lot of time talking about employee disengagement, it’s important to note that there are millions of engaged employees in the workplace. Many people are finding meditation to be helpful , especially with the introduction of meditation apps.

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Embracing Organizational “Outsiders”

HR Bartender

During this year’s HR Technology Conference , I had the opportunity to hear Andrew McAfee from MIT talk about his book, “The Second Machine Age”. Related posts from HR Bartender: Adding HR Headcount – Ask #HR Bartender The Lost Art of Walking Around You Can Go Home Again. Business and Strategy Career Development Employee Relations HR Tech and Social Media Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention Training and Development hr technology

Being Part Of the Succession Plan Isn’t An Entitlement

HR Bartender

One of the most debated subjects in human resources these days is whether or not to tell employees they’re a part of the succession plan. It’s no secret that I happen to be in the “yes, you should tell employees they’re a part of the succession plan” camp. But the SHRM piece raised a great point about what happens if you choose to tell employees they’re a part of the succession plan. Employees need to be accountable for their future.

Job Interviews Go Virtual in Response to COVID-19

SHRM Resources

As employers begin asking employees to work from home to stop the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, virtual interactions are taking the place of in-person job interviews.