The value of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – and how to get it right

Qualtrics

Here’s what to consider when designing and implementing your CSR program, plus some compelling facts to help you build the business case. CSR is everything a business does to make life better for the individuals, communities and places it touches. It’s also the policies and practices a company puts in place to make these things happen. Like many broad ethical concepts in business, it’s something that varies from company to company.

Moving beyond the annual survey for better employee inspiration and engagement

Ceridian

From retention to compliance, there were a number of trending topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. It’s equally, if not more important, to inspire, motivate and engage your employees over the long haul. Creating an experience of bringing new individuals into the organization and inspiring them is the key to building a highly engaged workforce that can help deliver business impacts. The challenge most companies face is how to transform their current processes.

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Why employee engagement matters – and 4 ways to build it up

HR Morning

As you know, employee engagement is an important factor in how well organizations function. But how important is it, really? Joe Wedgwood of The Happiness Index answers that question using the latest research on engagement — and he provides some helpful tips on how to improve engagement in your organization. . You may have the best product in the world, but if you can’t keep them engaged and motivated — then it counts for very little.

4 Awesome Benefits for Prioritizing Work-Life Blending

Ceridian

Leaders have an overwhelming amount of responsibilities and accountabilities to focus on at any given time – with many of the biggest concerns centering on employee retention and engagement. According to Harvard Business Review, 71 percent of businesses agreed employee engagement is critical to achieving organizational success. In addition to production delays and drops in morale, high turnover rates can lead to unnecessary costs.

Which Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Should We Use?

The Tim Sackett Project

Talent Acquisition is finally moving from awkward teen to young adult. We don’t want to make a bad choice and buy a lemon, and unfortunately, Consumer’s Report has yet to give us a list of the ATS “Best Buys” This is one reason I love Ongig’s, and Rob Kelly’s continued research and analysis of the Applicant Tracking market. The data comes from over 3,000 employers from SMB to Enterprise, so a great sample size.

Transboarding: The new solution for retaining top talent

Ceridian

Hiring managers are struggling to find quality talent to fill the increasing number of positions opening up within their organizations. This challenge is why it is becoming increasingly popular for companies to look beyond onboarding new hires and adopt an innovative solution for retaining top talent by promoting existing employees into new roles, a process known as “transboarding.” How HCM software can help your people.

Assess Employee Engagement as Frequently as Your Finances

Ceridian

According to research conducted by Gallup, about a quarter of employees worldwide are actively disengaged – and actually outnumber those who are engaged. And the people responsible for managing them are, at least in part, to blame for this disengagement. Will purchasing a tool to facilitate continuous feedback solve our problem? But here’s the problem: not enough companies are ready to make a significant change quite yet. How to make the change.

T3 – Are Enterprise HCM systems Killing Talent Acquisition?

The Tim Sackett Project

Last week I sat down with the folks at iCims to take a look at their system. Workday, Ultimate Software, IBM/Kenexa, and SAP/SuccessFactors are also large players in this space that are growing quickly. That’s right, all of those other ATSs are apart of full suite focused HCM products. What they won’t tell you is that they really specialize in HCM and that their talent acquisition products/modules are probably 2-3 years behind where modern-day ATS systems are at.

Mastering Employee Engagement Surveys

Collage

To access it, simply open the link and click “make a copy.” They stick around longer, refer new people, and help to grow your business. Best of all, engaged employees create a virtuous circle where they encourage and uplift other employees to be more engaged, too. Some CEOs think it’s a ‘nice to have.’ The largest group simply isn’t sure what engagement looks like or what to do about it in their own organizations. We all need to feel supported.

T3 – Which Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is the best?

The Tim Sackett Project

Talent Acquisition is finally moving from awkward teen to young adult. We don’t want to make a bad choice and buy a lemon, and unfortunately, Consumer’s Report has yet to give us a list of the ATS “Best Buys” This is one reason I love Ongig’s, and Rob Kelly’s continued research and analysis of the Applicant Tracking market. The data comes from over 3,000 employers from SMB to Enterprise, so a great sample size.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. As I discuss in Why Culture is the Hottest Topic in Business , most CEOs are bending over backwards to make their company a “great place to work.” Free food, unlimited vacation, yoga classes, and lavish educational benefits are becoming common… and in some cases, even wages are starting to rise. Feedback is a gift to give (i.e.,

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Talent and Performance Management Survey Summary

HR Daily Advisor

Talent and performance management are some of the most important and rigorous tasks any HR professional has to deal with. We asked participants everything from how they identify high-performing employees to how they reward those employees to what survey participants think about performance appraisals in general. When asked where shortages were likely to occur, 40.1% Executive jobs were the least likely to be filled internally, with 46.9% Kenexa.