November, 2017

Why HRIS Is Wrong for Performance Management

Reflektive

After countless hours of research, you’ve finally come to the conclusion that your organization needs to implement a performance management system. Now, you might be tempted to stick with your HRIS’s performance management module, but here’s why you should consider otherwise.

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It’s Time to Engage Employees With Actions, Not Strategies

ATD Human Capital

It’s a well-known truth that engaged employees perform better than those who are not. But employee engagement isn’t the result of some inspirational decals on the walls, a product, or even a strategy—it’s an ultimate goal.

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The Future of Workforce Engagement

Engage2Excel

Many consultants and analysts would have us believe that the future will bring fundamental changes in how we do our jobs. That, of course, is what keeps them in business. However, what changes can HR leaders realistically expect when it comes to managing workforce engagement? And, to what extent is the past a prologue to the future? We put these questions to Engage2Excel’s Chief Scientific Officer, Jack Wiley, Ph.D.,

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Improving the open enrollment process: Part 2

PeopleStrategy

In Part 1 of this series , we looked at how HR professionals can better plan for the open enrollment period. With most companies right smack in the middle of Open Enrollment, let’s take a look at how to improve employee engagement during this time.

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Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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4 HR Predictions About The Future of Work - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

I attended the annual BYU Marriott School OBHR Conference which is a one-day event loaded with presentations from OB and HR experts on the latest trends that will impact the future of work.

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Getting the Blockages Out of the Way of Great HR

HRSherpas

For years I have been preaching the opportunity in Great HR. When I do my CEO workshops, I show the financial logic behind the opportunity. I have business owners understand that every HR problem becomes a sales problem. And yet HR still has difficulty getting traction. In this article, I will talk about where the. Read More. The post Getting the Blockages Out of the Way of Great HR appeared first on HRSherpas. Human Resources bad hr executive great hr HR

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A New Study Finds Bad Managers Aren't the Main Reason Employees Quit

Cornerstone On Demand

Good management is important. We all know this. In fact, multiple studies have shown that not getting along with a manager is often the strongest influence on employee engagement—and eventual departure. Or, at least, that's what we thought. According to new research from IBM on why employees quit, the old HR adage "people don't leave companies, they leave managers" is being called into question.

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Non-Profit Wage & Hour Compliance

nettime solutions

In our previous article, we looked at how wage and hour compliance issues can affect a small business. But what about non-profit organizations? It’s a question we recently asked Adam Hollenberg, Regional Sales Manager with nettime solutions and stratustime. How One Non-Profit Cut Costs and Stayed Compliant. The issues around wage and hour compliance affect non-profit organizations just as much, if not more so,” he says.

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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.

Culture is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year—For Good Reason

HR Daily Advisor

Largely due to its tracking of which words were looked up the most, 2 years ago Merriam-Webster announced “Culture” as its Word of the Year.

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You’ll Be Surprised What Really Makes Employees Happy at Work

Reflektive

If you hear the phrase “happy at work” and start zoning out immediately, consider these two words: discretionary effort. Discretionary effort refers to the activities beneficial to the business but not part of one’s job — a real game-changer. Even your workplace’s biggest Scrooge can get behind employee experience programs when they realize that happy employees drive more revenue by being more productive and creating a better customer experience.

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Working Out Loud: Relationships and Legacy

QAspire

Last week was celebrated as International Working Out Loud Week. For those of you who are new to this, Working Out Loud is a practice of sharing your work/work in progress with a relevant community to enable learning and collaboration.

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7 Holiday Ways to Spread Employee Appreciation

Achievers

While you may do your best to spread seasonal cheer and appreciation, it’s important to keep in mind that this time of year is not all sparkles and snowflakes for your staff.

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The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Why Agile Workforce Planning is Key for Organizational Success

Visier

Business agility is no longer for the brazen few. In fact, 94% of business leaders and CHROs say that “agility and collaboration” are critical to their organization’s success, according to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report.

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What is Wage and Hour Compliance?

nettime solutions

Defining Wage and Hour Compliance. Say the word compliance in a crowd of business people, and it’s possible you’ll hear words like “bureaucracy” or “red tape” murmur across the room. You may also prompt a few questions, starting with “What kind of compliance are you talking about?”.

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HR Digitalization And The Path To Future Success For Growing Businesses

SuccessFactors

Part 4 of “ Never Too Small for Digital HR ” series. Mobile devices and apps, wireless networks, and collaborative platforms are just a few of the many technologies that are changing how people approach everyday life.

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The Key to Workplace Wellness Isn’t What You Think

Reflektive

The importance of employee wellness in the workplace continues to rise. As a leader in HR, I’m frequently asked by employees if there is a budget for wellness offerings including massages, meditation apps, and yoga classes. Well-being perks are quickly becoming a standard employee expectation at most companies. These programs are impactful, however, throwing fast solutions at what is truly a deeper issue is a battle that will never be won.

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The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Special from RecruitCon Road Trip East: Making Your Company into a Talent Magnet

HR Daily Advisor

According to Kurt Anderson, director of Human Resources at Definitive Healthcare in Framingham, Massachusetts, recruiting is a long game.

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Episode 8 | How 301 Inc. Makes Itself an Indispensable Partner for Growth, with VP and General Manager John Haugen

SnackNation

Episode 8 | How 301 Inc. Makes Itself an Indispensable Partner for Growth. with VP and General Manager John Haugen. If there’s one constant in CPG, it’s change.

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Cover letters format that generated a call from the VP

HRNasty

Proven Cover Letter Format Have you turned in 10 plus resumes with no response and heard less than crickets? It’s a wasteland. It’s a silent black hole. Not even a “Don’t call us, we will call you?”

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Managers: 5 Signs of Employee Burnout You Might Be Missing and What You Can Do About It

Get Hppy

Employee burnout is a harsh reality that you have to come to terms with. It is something that simply cannot be avoided, no matter how exciting the job is and how many perks the management offers.

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Why Classic Organizational Design Fails to Support a Culture of Innovation

Corporate America’s iconic brands are struggling to retain market share and improve collaboration against a rising tide of more agile competitors. But companies will continue to lose these battles unless they upgrade their vastly outdated operating systems based on command-and-control structures. It’s time to build your team of teams.

No Longer Soft Skills: Five Crucial Workplace Skills Everyone Should Learn

SuccessFactors

My child’s elementary school focuses on skills they believe support children in becoming changemakers. Through use of an integrated, project-based curriculum, they explicitly teach and assess “learner values” such as iteration, risk, failure, collaboration, and perspective.

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Here’s Why Companies Need to Rethink Employee Experience

Reflektive

Every company wants to create a culture that inspires employees to do the best work of their careers. And every company can list a variety of HR programs they employ to keep team members happy, inspired, and productive.

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Strategies for Retaining Talent When Employees Have the Upper Hand

HR Daily Advisor

We all understand the concept of a buyer’s market vs. seller’s market in real estate. Typically, one side or the other has an advantage as the housing market and/or economy shifts over time. The same is true for the workforce.

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21 Reasons Why The New Employee Engagement Must Come With A Warning Label

David Zinger

Warning: The New Employee Engagement will Cause Change. Be warned. If you focus on the New Employe Engagement where you work — work will change.

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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.

Obituary for Equity Compensation

Compensation Cafe

Stock Options, Restricted Stock Units, young Performance Units and their cousin Non-Qualified Deferred compensation tragically died in 2017 as an unintended consequence of colliding with the 429 page U.S. tax reform called the ‘‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.’’

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How to Improve Employee Retention Among Millennials with Career Pathing

TalentGuard

How to Improve Employee Retention Among Millennials with Career Pathing. Known for its wandering eye, the Millennial generation presents a definite problem for employers who want to attract and retain the era’s best and brightest minds. At nearly one third of the U.S.

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Three Ways To Give Your Digital HR Strategy A Human Touch

SuccessFactors

Part 3 of “ HR-Driven Digital Transformation ” series . Tight deadlines, limited staff and resources, and high productivity goals are putting enormous amounts of pressure on the workforce.

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What Happens When Modern Organizations Neglect Their Workforce Management

Workforce Software

The real-world consequences manual processes can have on organizational compliance, costs, efficiency, and morale. Blog Drive Productivity with Technology Workforce Management

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Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.