2018

How to avoid the costs of disengaged employees

PeopleStrategy

According to a Gallup poll , around 85% of employees class themselves as either ‘not engaged’ or ‘actively disengaged’ at work. No wonder employee engagement is a perennial issue. But what does a ‘disengaged’ employee look like?

Employee Turnover is Highest in January: How to Keep Critical Employees from Leaving

Visier

This is the time of year when employers need to be proactive with their employee retention strategies. Recent data from Glassdoor specifically calls out January as the month when more employees are likely to leave.

You Can’t Be a Good Manager If You Miss Your One-on-Ones

Reflektive

A company is only as good as its people, and when employees succeed, the company succeeds. This is especially true for Omada Health, the explosive healthcare company that is helping people at high risk of diabetes and heart disease make vital, lasting lifestyle changes through technology and design.

The Top 3 Factors Influencing Employee Satisfaction And Retention: An Interview With Colleen McCreary

15Five

How do you look at The Employee Lifecycle ? Are you detached like a seasoned clinician who views patients in terms of mechanics, or are you involved like the newly graduated nurse who is focused on the experience of the person and the wellbeing of their body?

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.

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[Infographic] Skills of the Future: 10 Skills You’ll Need to Thrive in 2020

Get Hppy

Technology may be the leading driver for innovation today, but many professionals think people still mean everything to a successful business.

Is Time Theft Costing Your Company Money?

nettime solutions

Chances are, business owners do not want to consider that time theft is happening at their companies. After all, doing so means they have to consider the fact that their own employees are “stealing” time, which, for many companies, is as important a commodity as any other.

8 Reasons Why Your Employee Engagement Survey Scores Are Stagnant - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

WARNING : If you’re reading this it’s possible your employee engagement survey scores are stagnant or underperforming. This post is meant to facilitate honest self-assessment.

The Power of Preference

Engage2Excel

The employee experience is on the minds of many HR professionals. As more organizations are looking to enhance the experience, sometimes improving existing practices, like employee recognition can have great value. When it comes to recognition, we know employees want it. In fact, lack of it is the number one reason employees would leave their current job. While the finite numbers and needs vary from generation to generation, it goes without saying: employee recognition is critical.

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.

Key capabilities to look for in HR technology [Video]

PeopleStrategy

The right HR technology can bring your company to new heights of performance and engagement. However, the wrong system – or multiple, disparate systems – can cause stress and serious workflow disruptions.

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People Analytics Conferences Data-Driven HR Leaders Can’t Miss in 2018

Visier

People analytics is now business-critical and, more than ever, HR must take advantage of the massive opportunities that analytics provides.

People Quit Managers, Not Jobs — 4 Keys to Effective 1x1s

Reflektive

The sun was beaming, the water shimmering and the roar of the crowd echoed in the background. I was in my first one-on-one with my new manager at Reflektive and we were partaking in what would become a regular highlight of my week, our walking one-on-one meetings around the San Francisco Giants stadium by the water. Since joining Reflektive last February I have noticed a marked shift in the effectiveness of meetings with my manager than in previous roles.

Office Hours: What's the Best Way to Effectively Manage Remote Teams?

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our biweekly "Office Hours" video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe.

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Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

3 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement and Performance

DATIS

According to the DATIS 2018 State of Workforce Management Survey Report , over 67% of executives identified “Increasing Employee Engagement and Satisfaction” as a top priority for the year ahead. With that said, 37% of executives that took part in the survey said they do not have any plan in place to increase employee engagement within their organization.

72% of HR Managers Think the Monday After the Super Bowl Should Be a Work Holiday

HR Daily Advisor

A new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam may just “bowl” you over. According to 72% of HR managers, the day after the professional football championship game should be a paid national holiday from work. Source: artisteer / iStock / Getty.

Retaining Millennials 101

EDSI

The employers that have “cracked the Millennial code” have learned a couple of key points. First, Millennials have a high demand for learning and growth opportunities. This means they expect their employers to provide learning opportunities that directly lead to personal and professional growth. Second, Millennials desire, more than Gen Xers and Baby Boomers, opportunities for advancement.

[Infographic] 2018 Recruitment Trends According to Experts

Get Hppy

Right now, your team is probably in a huddle, discussing this year’s recruitment trends coming from HR visionaries and experts. Some of these might be rather obscure for you at this point, especially if you belong to other schools of thought about talent acquisition, for example.

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.

How AI is Making Managers More Human

Ultimate Software

Note: This article from Adam Rogers originally appeared on Forbes. Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has been around for decades, but its capabilities, interest, and funding has skyrocketed in recent years.

Onboarding: Creating Connections to Coworkers and Culture

UpstartHR

The onboarding process can be one of the most overlooked areas for organizations needing a quick win in the overall employee experience. Instead of leveraging this process as a way to drive engagement and create a lasting impression, some organizations tend to deliver a subpar experience or forego the practice altogether. Employees want an onboarding experience, but all too often they only get an orientation session and a handful of paperwork to sift through.

Can’t Escape a Funk? Breathe in to It.

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryBeing in a low mood every now and then is a normal part of life’s ebb and flow, and, can even help us to adapt and build resilience.

How to create a more inclusive workplace culture

PeopleStrategy

Diversity. Inclusion. Equity. Gender. Harassment. Sexual Preference. These are the words we see in the headlines more and more frequently.

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!

12 Ways to Get C-Suite Buy-In for Great HR Initiatives

Visier

Imagine a world where every great HR initiative gets properly funded: Retention programs are fully backed by the C-suite, recruitment snafus are nipped in the bud before they become big problems, and even the CFO meets employee engagement initiatives with near-giddy enthusiasm.

How to Manage Successful Change

Reflektive

This timeless quote from Heraclitus, a p re- Socratic Greek philosopher , says it all in simple terms. “The only constant in life is change.”

Office Hours: How Do You Balance Work and Home Life?

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our biweekly "Office Hours" video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe. Striking a work-life balance is a constant struggle.

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How to Handle Toxic Employees

DATIS

Happy employees do better work. A study by the University of Warwick in England found that when workforce morale is high, employees are 12% more productive. Statistics like these have executives going above and beyond to try and increase employee satisfaction levels throughout their organizations. Unfortunately, there always seem to be a handful of employees who, regardless of executive efforts, continue to spread their negativity and disengagement around to their coworkers.

Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

3 Innovative Non-LMS Learning Technologies to Know

Lighthouse

Lots of technology exists today to support the HCM function, and one of the areas that is fairly mature is the learning management system, or LMS market. These tools have been around for years and are usually leveraged to deliver eLearning and track completions/compliance.

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Implementing a Mentoring Program at Your Office: The Basics

Justworks

A mentoring program is a tried-and-true tool that you may want to consider implementing in your office. Why,” you ask? The benefits are numerous. Among other things, professional mentoring programs can: Help to train new employees.

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A Brilliant Culture Is Made Up Of These People

Get Hppy

Cultures that deliver a high level of performance and create competitive advantage for an organization are grown by leaders with the foresight to recruit the right “human essence” that ensures long-term success. You hire to fill a job but you recruit to build a successful culture.

Introducing You to the Top 112 HR Analytics Experts [INFOGRAPHIC]

CakeHR

The importance of HR analytics within organisations has increased rapidly over the years, shifting from being nice to have to essential with its proven benefits impacting greatly on the way a business can run and operate.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.