How to Measure Internal Communications: An Introduction (Defining Your Goals)

SocialChorus

How will you make sure your employees get the message? Reaching every employee is one of the top concerns internal communications leaders face, yet many don’t know how to tackle this issue or measure when they’ve been successful. Identify your company’s goals to ensure alignment.

Time and Attendance for Municipalities and Public Sector

HR Software

For some HR pros that have implemented time and attendance for towns and public sectors, HRIS, ATS, and payroll systems manual can mean entering a new hire into other systems like email, or expenses. Just take a minute and think about paper time cards that are being handed to a payroll processor who manually keys in the hours to be paid. How many of us have NEVER made a data entry mistake? Employee writes down time (could be wrong).

Points-Based Attendance Policy – how to customize for your company

Stratus

Tardiness and absenteeism in the workplace negatively impact morale and productivity. What can you do to curb the problem? Try a points-based attendance policy that allows for the occasional emergency but still keeps productivity (and your bottom line) front-and-center. How a points-based attendance policy works. Generally speaking, a points-based attendance policy works like a points-based driving system, where you receive points for each infraction.

How to Hold Productive and Enjoyable Meetings

Bonusly

The right words are coming more easily than usual, and you’ve almost completely lost track of time. Just as you’re approaching peak productivity, a calendar reminder blinks onto the middle of your screen: MEETING IN 5 MINUTES. They’re a waste of time.”. According to Dr. Steven G.

How to Boost Team Meeting Productivity

Business2Community Leadership

Make your meetings more productive by designing them to bring out the best in everyone. How many of the meetings you attended in the past week were as productive as you would have liked? Did everyone show up ready to participate? Meetings, whether team or one-on-one, are often designed around a template or whatever feels most appropriate to the team manager. Much of this assessment from team members relate to their personal learning preferences.

Conference Attendance 101

China Gorman

You took advice from my last blog post and decided which conference to attend. But now you want to be sure that you leverage your investment by making the most of your attendance. The speakers are typically big names in the industry who speak on universal topics relevant to the conference theme or they are big celebrity names meant to draw your attendance to the conference. Each time slot will hold multiple options for your consideration.

Everything You Need to Know About Time and Attendance Tracking

Homebase

Employees are the lifeblood of your business, and the time they spend at work is just as valuable to them as it is to you. Tracking this time is valuable, too. Time and attendance tracking just involves a simple clock-in and clock-out system … or so you might think.

How To Organize Your Business Time Management And Attendance In 8 Ways

New to HR

One of the most common complaints of employees and bosses is that there always seem to be too much work and too little time to accomplish everything. In modern times where companies try to maximize profit through productivity, being effective.

How to Recruit for Diversity

Spark Hire

When your workplace features people of various ethnic, religious, and educational backgrounds, it becomes a more forward-thinking, dynamic place to do business. However, creating this type of environment requires time and attention; it doesn’t just happen on its own.

How to Find Mentors Who Will Support Your Goals

HR Bartender

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Tips on Integrating Payroll with Time & Attendance

HR Software

Add in tracking employee attendance and performing payroll services and you’ve likely got a team that is frequently overwhelmed. Though giving them more hours in the day is not an option, you can help them manage time by automating some of their tasks. When you implement a system integrating payroll with time & attendance , you essentially turn two tasks into one. It Saves Your HR Team Time. How much time does your HR team spend processing payroll?

Leveraging the Digital Workplace to Improve Employee Experience: Five Pillars for Success

SocialChorus

At Gartner Workplace Summit , we learned firsthand why the C-suite has made the digital workplace a high priority and how organizations that invest in the employee experience could improve employee engagement scores (by up to 10 percentage points).

Motivation Matters – How to Keep Your Employees Engaged

nettime solutions

With the increase of labor costs, tracking your employees' activities are essential to ensuring your project management effectiveness. Depending on your department productivity levels, you can keep your employees engaged with their activities by implementing an advanced point system.

How To Lose A Good Employee

nettime solutions

As a business owner or an executive employee your primary focus is likely product development and client support. As a result, managing your employees or staff on a day-to-day basis can get neglected. Employee wages represent up to 50 percent of a company’s expenses.

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How to succeed as an introvert at work

HR Digest

Being an introvert at work could be difficult to deal with sometimes. Hence, it’s very easy for extroverts to always be in the spotlight. While extroverted employees exercise their strengths in physical activities, the inward energy of introverted employees is necessary to prevent a skewed workflow. To be employed means you are qualified enough, together with your introverted nature. This article will highlight some tips on how to succeed as an introvert at work.

10 Recruiting Tips for First Time Managers

HR Bartender

One of the things that often happens when you become a supervisor or manager is that you’re invited to participate in the recruiting process. Or another manager will ask you to participate because you will work closely with one of their employees. There’s an art to interviewing.

Better training to help managers enforce attendance rules (and stay FMLA compliant)

HR Morning

US businesses are struggling to keep track of employee absences, and it’s costing them big in productivity, revenue and legal fees. Only 1 in 4 HR pros report having successful absence management programs, according to the survey. Here’s how: Enforce policies.

Avoid These 3 Workplace Pitfalls That Can Hurt Productivity

nettime solutions

Maintaining productivity within the workplace is often difficult. To do this, you can set up easy to follow protocols to help eliminate common workplace distractions. Regardless, the larger your company gets, the more importance you want to place on this.

How to Praise Employees

Workforce Software

When done right, recognition makes workers happy, productive, and loyal. Here are 6 guidelines to help make sure that you're praising your employees effectively. Blog Organizational Culture Time and Attendance Workforce Management Workforce Scheduling

How to Learn From Experience

Conversation Matters

In this post, I outline what needs to be in place to make learning from experience work. I also highlight some examples of learning from experience that are currently improving productivity and increasing collaboration within organizations. Think of it as gestation time.

How to Hire for Long-Term Success

FingerCheck

While it’s every business’s objective to minimize employee turnover as much as possible, for small businesses, the effort expended in advertising, interviewing, hiring, onboarding, and training an employee is a significant investment.

Want More Employee Productivity? Figure Out Their “Flow”

HR Bartender

Over the past month, I have heard several people mention the concept of “flow” as a way to do better work. I believe we’re are always looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently so these mentions of “flow” have peaked my curiosity. How does an organization support flow?

Help Your Team Be More Productive with these 4 Tips

The People Equation

If you asked your team members what saps their productivity, what would they say? And I’m here to help them prioritize if needed. Even though you might not directly interfere with your team members’ daily actions, you may still contribute to their lack of productivity.

How to Build a Resilient Workplace

Achievers

” This statement is particularly true when it comes to the business arena. The question then becomes, to what extent organizations are prepared to weather the impact of this inevitable change? However, change does not need to be the harbinger of gloom.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. So, what better reason to get some of this year’s top HR tech conferences in your diary straight away, right?! This summit was designed to embrace a fully digital workforce. Are you ready to network?

How To Measure Service Quality

Qualtrics HR

In 2019, it’s imperative that you provide excellent service to your customers. With a wealth of competition, companies that don’t compete on customer experience will lose customers to those that are continually delighting and providing a high quality of service.

How to Ask for a Raise So You Actually Get One

Capterra

There are so many un-fun things about being an adult: being sleepy all the time, having to remind yourself not to ruin your appetite before dinner, and being responsible for your own professional advancement. How to ask for a raise: A step-by-step guide.

Self-Management Success: Learn How to Learn (Part 5)

HR Bartender

Even when you work in an office full of people, self-management involves doing a lot of things independently – resolving your conflicts, figuring out the solutions to your problems and creating your most productive work. Also, be prepared to discuss what skills you’d like to develop.

How to Put a Stop to In-Office Time Wasters

Spark Hire

Spending five minutes here or 10 minutes there on non-work related activities can quickly accumulate, resulting in major chunks of time going to waste each day. Here are some key time wasters to keep an eye out for: 1.

HR Conferences to Attend in 2019

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Needless to say, this will be our longest list ever! Which of these top HR conferences will you attend in 2019? Creating a data-driven culture to support impactful analytics. How analytics is revolutionizing and empowering HR. Leveraging data to improve quality of hire. How analytics can help foster a more diverse, dynamic workforce. Strategic and tactical ideas to engage and optimize your workforce. Building a great place to work.

How to Motivate Millennials

DATIS

Every organization strives for growth, stability, and the maximum amount of productivity from their employees. Motivation comes in all shapes and sizes, but first you need to understand who your employees are. Employees in today’s workforce have never been more diverse, ranging from Baby Boomers to Millennials and now Generation Z. With millennials destined to become our future leaders, it is important for management to find the best strategies to motivate their employees.

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How to Work with a Jerk

Workforce Software

Here are 5 steps you can take to regain your productivity and dignity as an employee. Blog Absence Management Organizational Culture Time and Attendance Workforce Management Workforce SchedulingUnpleasant coworkers can be difficult and affect your performance.

Living HR Transformation: Attending the 2019 US Avature Conference

Avature

Between March 12 and 15 I had the pleasure of attending the 2019 US Avature Conference in Los Angeles for the second year in a row. Celebrating its 10th anniversary and with 360 current and prospective clients in attendance, the conference was – dare I say – even better than last year, when I was already blown away by its quality. Amassing New Strategic Tools to Grow. The four sessions had three times as many attendees as we expected!

The Digital Workplace: Why now?

SocialChorus

From our own research here at SocialChorus, we know 75 percent of organizations plan to increase spending specifically on workforce communications. . You can trace it back to three core ways digital tools have transformed the way we live and work. .

How to Hold Employee Attention at Meetings

Get Hppy

Employees stumble into meetings tucking in their shirts and clinging closely to their now lukewarm cups of coffee, which might as well be pillows. Their minds are elsewhere, and the report you have to go over is extensive. Keep Meetings to Only 20 Percent of a Person’s Day.