June, 2018

Working Remotely: Ideal Work Environment Or Threat To Culture And Employee Productivity?

15Five

The traditional office landscape is changing and has been for quite some time, but the degree to which it should be shifting is subject to debate.

Measure Quality of Hire With These Three Critical Factors

Visier

Editor’s note: This popular article has been updated to include new research and data. According to LinkedIn’s 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report , 56% of recruiters use talent acquisition data to increase employee retention. .

What Do Honesty, Integrity, and Trust Mean in Leadership? - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

I spend part of almost every day coaching leaders through feedback they have received from a 360 degree feedback survey. I’ve found it heartening that consistently the area of greatest concern to these leaders is Integrity and Trust.

What Your Employees Really Want [RESEARCH]

Reflektive

New data reveals a significant gap between what employees expect and what companies deliver when it comes to performance management and growth. At Reflektive, we call this the Growth Divide. I recently shared with HR Technologist the key steps to address the gap.

Live Webinar: Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS

Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS. Let’s face it: Recruiting is hard. It’s nearly impossible without recruiting software or an applicant tracking system to help you automate the massive amount of daily tasks involved in hiring. Applicant tracking systems are command-central for all recruiting activities and manage everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But buying an ATS can be as overwhelming as recruiting itself. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Join us on Thursday, June 28, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST, for a live webinar to learn what an applicant tracking system is, what to look for, and how to choose the right vendor.

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Not Your Grandma’s Mid-Year Performance Review (No Offense Grandma)

15Five

“Summertime and the living is easy.” ” A nice sentiment for Ella Fitzgerald , but for most of us that probably hasn’t been true since grade school.

Why Data-Driven Employee Career Growth Discussions Are Critical

Visier

Careers used to progress linearly–you’d start at the bottom and climb up the rungs of a clearly defined ladder until you retired–but the world of work has changed so much.

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Surviving as an HR department of one

PeopleStrategy

With the volume of work today’s HR professionals must manage, being an HR department of one can be daunting. Learning how to juggle everything on your plate takes time and experience, but having the right practices and HR technologies in place can also make flying solo less overwhelming.

How to Deliver Effective Peer-to-Peer Feedback

Reflektive

Many employees struggle to write feedback about colleagues, and understandably so. Whether it’s because they’re worried about how their feedback will be perceived, don’t want to cause tension in a close working relationship, or feel uncomfortable reviewing a peer, the process is a source of anxiety for many. We’re here to put your mind at ease about peer-to-peer feedback.

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Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

DecisionWise COO Matthew Wride Named a CXO of the Year - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Utah Business Magazine named our COO, Matthew Wride, a CXO of the year! Matt does an incredible job in taking the “fluffy” out of the people side of business, by scientifically proving to organizations the link between happy and engaged employees and happy and engaged customers.

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Five Practical Ways to Improve Office Communication

Get Hppy

Another day, another full inbox. Feeling overwhelmed? You are not alone. You and your coworkers are drowning in content. According to a 2017 study by eMarketer , U.S. adults’ average daily time spent with major media will exceed 12 hours this year. Yep, 12 hours.

Chicago Bound: Join US at #SHRM18

Ultimate Software

The 2018 Annual SHRM Conference & Exposition starts this Sunday in Chicago, and we’re packing our bags! Attendees will enjoy a series of internationally-renowned keynote speakers and a variety of networking opportunities, both in-person and online.

How to Compete For Talent Against the Amazons of Your Industry–and Win

Visier

When Amazon announced its shortlist of cities for its new HQ2 in January, many job seekers rejoiced, while most talent acquisition professionals were filled with feelings of dread.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Helping remote employees feel connected

PeopleStrategy

Telecommuting, the gig economy, remote work opportunities and flex schedules are becoming more mainstream as technology makes it easier to perform most work from virtually anywhere. While remote working arrangements can provide employees with better work-life balance, they can present challenges.

How This CTO Redesigned Performance Management … In 1 Week

Reflektive

It takes a lot of horsepower to transform performance management in the modern workplace, but with the right executive sponsor, the payoff is imminent and priceless. Rob McClellan, Chief Technology Officer at SmartPak, is no stranger to transforming antiquated corporate processes.

Growth and Development Opportunities and Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Growth: Being stretched and challenged in ways that result in personal and professional progress. An employee’s perception of internal growth and development opportunities is one of the more important predictors of employee engagement.

Why You Should Hire Interns (And Let Them Do More Than Make Coffee)

Get Hppy

Millennials have been successfully entering the global workforce over the last decade—according to stats from LinkedIn, they’ll make up 50% of workers by 2020 ( Global Recruiting Trends 2018 ).

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Cope with Stress & Become More Resilient

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDespite what your social media feeds might show, life has its challenges. If you'd like to be able to handle what life throws at you with greater ease, the following steps can help:Get the Right Attitude.

3 Steps to Reskilling Retail Workers for Age of Automation

Visier

They always show up, even during World Cup games. They can work 12-hour shifts without displaying any signs of fatigue. And they never linger around the break room long after they are due back on the floor. In many ways, robots and other types of automated systems are perfect employees.

[Webinar Recap] How to Create a Positive Culture For Employees Across Tenure

CultureIQ

Best practices to understand and address the needs of employees across tenure. Oftentimes, we speak about generational differences (those entitled millennials!) or age differences (older folks don’t understand new technologies!) in our employee feedback data.

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3 Key Learnings From HCI’s 2018 Performance Coaching & Development Conference

Reflektive

Human Capital Institute’s popular performance management event in Chicago underwent a bit of a face lift this year starting with a new name: the HCI Performance Coaching & Development Conference. Part of the evolution within performance management has been a change in how we talk about it within the space,” said Kara Schott, SVP of Events & Content Development at HCI. “We

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Retain Your Talent With Two Simple Questions - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Lowest Unemployment Since 2000. The U.S. Labor Department recently released its unemployment figures for May, and they were very strong. Unemployment in the United States is at its lowest since the year 2000 – back when we were feeling invincible inside the dot-com bubble. Experts predict unemployment could sink to rates that haven’t existed since the 1950s. What does this mean for business leaders?

How Remote Workers Boost Company Productivity

Get Hppy

With the emergence of new technologies that allow most people to work remotely from wherever they are, more and more companies are starting to let their current employees work from home, and at the same time hire freelancers that live in different countries and even different continents.

What Effective Performance Management Truly Looks like in 2018

ClearCompany HRM

54% of employees in a McKinsey survey said [current] performance management has not had a positive effect on employee performance. Performance management remains a challenge for many organizations as the people, processes and technologies within the workplace evolve.

Three Practical Sourcing Tips To Stay Ahead of the Machine Learning Curve

Engage2Excel

In Part 1 of this blog story I urged professional sourcers to adapt their focus as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) play in increasing role in the field. In a nutshell, AI can now do many sourcing activities better and faster than humans. However, there are still important things that humans do better than machines. Sourcers who focus on those things will continue to be in demand, while those who don't adapt may be edged out.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

‘Bob, you smell’: What to say to employees about embarrassing personal issues

HR Morning

Everybody dreads having those “difficult conversations” with employees about personal issues. Here are some examples of how they can be handled gracefully — including the actual words to use.

Is Performance Management Broken? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Reflektive

Extensive research in the past few years has focused on improving and gauging success of traditional performance management methods. But even with upgrades like 360 reviews and calibration, performance management falls short of accurately measuring performance due to persistent bias.

ICYMI: Cornerstone Convergence Day One Recap

Cornerstone On Demand

“Sixty five percent of children entering primary school today will hold jobs that do not even exist yet," said Adam Miller, founder and CEO of Cornerstone during his keynote presentation on day one of Cornerstone Convergence 2018. Technology is changing jobs across industries, yet just 30 percent of CEOs believe their workers are equipped with the right skills to adapt, he explained. To keep up, companies need to evolve the way they recruit, train and manage people.