A Complete Guide to Employee Engagement for 2020

CuteHR

With enumerable aspects linked to Employee Engagement, it has become a matter of critical interest for any organization to drive growth and opportunity. “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.” Boosts Productivity.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

5 Critical Factors Affecting Employee Productivity at Work

CakeHR

Worried about your employees’ productivity? A productive workforce is the engine behind every successful business. Having a set of hard-working, productive employees will make reaching your goals and targets a breeze. Always encourage your employees to take care of themselves.

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 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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

An IT Directors Playbook on Technology: How Time and Attendance Software Has Evolved

nettime solutions

Before mechanical time and attendance systems were developed, employers were required to monitor their employees’ attendance manually. This included scheduling, payroll processing and paid time off accruals. Finally add them to your payroll system.

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

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?

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.

10 Productivity Lessons We can all Learn from Bugs

Career Metis

When it comes to insects and bugs, there are many fascinating things that we can learn about them. But did you know that you could learn life and productivity lessons from them, too? Here are 10 productivity lessons that you can learn from bugs: 1) Teamwork is Essential.

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.

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 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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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?

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

How to Streamline Scheduling and Time Management for Wholesale and Retail

HR Software

From creating the perfect menu, to designing a space with nice ambiance, to providing customers with an enjoyable experience, there are a lot of moving parts a business owner in these industries has to juggle to ensure things run smoothly.

Busyness Is Not Productiveness

TalentCulture

Somehow a packed calendar/agenda seems to be an indicator of our “success.” It was struggling terribly to produce results and grow in a very turbulent market. They would be in adjoining conference rooms and he would move from meeting to meeting, multitasking.

Why Paid Parental Leave And Generous Paid Time Off Benefit Everyone

15Five

Forget for a moment that this is a critical time for both parents to bond with their child, paid parental leave is also in the best interests of your company. Paid Parental Leave & Paid Time Off, Because Duh! Most people who receive paid time off only take about half of it.