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The State of HR: Trends and Change in 2019

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We’re now well into the second half of the year, and it’s at this time that we like to take a moment to evaluate the state of HR and take stock of the trends, legislation, and innovations that have exhibited influence on the industry and will shape how we think about HR in our near future.

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How Chick-fil-A Saw Unprecedented Success Reducing Turnover with ClearCompany

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Chick-fil-A Palm Beach Lakes and Chick-fil-A Okeechobee and Turnpike were dealing with a common problem for quick-service restaurants: A high rate of turnover. Kasey Castle, Chief People Officer of both locations, understands that a great customer experience comes from having a great team behind you.

15 Reasons Why Technology is Crucial to Diversity Hiring

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Diversity hiring is hiring based on ensuring the process and procedure is free from bias based on age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are irrelevant to their job performance.

The Difference Between Diversity and Inclusion

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Diversity is inviting people to the party, but inclusion is asking them to dance. Diversity and inclusion are often used synonymously, but that's a common mistake.

Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

7 Noteworthy Tips for Successful Employee Goal Setting

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Whether you started at the beginning of the year or are just now starting to figure out organizational and personal goals in your company, you might find the process time-consuming and a little daunting. But there are numerous reasons to do it.

Ensure Compliance During the Onboarding Process

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You ensure there is a desk set up, rummage through the supply closet to gather all of the necessities, grab some swag items and make a note of the new hire paperwork that still needs to be completed. The time has come!

Cut the Conflicts and Improve Productivity with These 5 Tips

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Where there are differing opinions, conflict is likely to arise. 85% of employees report experiencing conflict at work , and 30% say the conflict is nearly constant. That isn’t always a bad thing, though — it often leads to creative solutions, facilitates new ideas, and challenges the status quo.

Why Continual Conversations Are More Effective Than Annual Reviews

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Employees desire feedback. In fact, 96% say that regular feedback is preferred to infrequent, formally-structured reviews. Sitting down only once or twice a year to discuss goals, behavior, career advancements, etc.

What Job Seekers Today Expect During the Hiring Process [Infographic]

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The recruiting landscape of 2019 is challenging. Recruiters are in a tight race to find top talent , and with copious job openings paired with low unemployment, the job seeker is firmly in the driver’s seat.

The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

A Great Candidate Experience Cuts Costs and Increases Revenue

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In a candidate-driven work environment, first experience that delights is everything. A whopping 78% of candidates note that their experience as an applicant is an indicator of how much the company values its employees. With such a strong statement, how can the ultimate hiring process be optional?

Top 5 Things We Learned at TSC 2019

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Our 4th annual Talent Success Conference is a wrap! We may be impartial, but our speaker lineup was top notch. These thought-provoking industry leaders left us with more new ideas about talent strategy than we knew what to do with, but we thought we’d start with a quick roundup for you.

5 Steps for Creating an Effective Performance Improvement Plan

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Organizations are looking towards HR to help better manage their employees. Today, the key to having self-motivated employees is effective coaching. Coaching Strategies for Performance Improvement.

4 Ways Performance Management Benefits the Manufacturing Industry [Infographic]

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HR technology has continued to make appearances in the manufacturing industry from recent years.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Words to Describe Your Company Culture. Go!

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Could you accurately and succinctly describe your company culture right now? If you asked a sampling of employees, would you get consistent answers? Often, organizational culture is vaguely defined and poorly communicated.

Essential Skills Every HR Leader Should Master

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HR professionals are one-of-a-kind. Working in a fast-paced profession comes with the responsibility of seeking new and innovative solutions to develop employees’ skills and improve performance and productivity in the workplace.

Maslow’s Hierarchy of (Work): Discover Professional Development

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Last week we introduced how Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs can be used by HR departments to help understand what employee's need in order to achieve growth in their roles. But once you understand the why, the next step is the how.

Performance-Based Training = Hitting Goals, Higher Engagement and Improved Employee Behavior

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What is Performance Based Training: The What. It’s really easy for companies to get into a traditional onboarding and training routine and never update it. You’ve laid the foundation, so why fix something if it works? But what if it’s not working ?

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Retaining Younger Workers: How Will Gen Z Change the Millennial Workplace?

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Millennials are three times more likely to leave their jobs than their counterparts in earlier generations, and as Generation Z begins to enter the workforce, many companies are wondering if they might follow a similar trend.

Best Practices for a Successful Interview Process

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An average of 50% of new hires fail within the first 18 months. That’s not always because you’ve hired someone who can’t do the job, but sometimes because you hire someone who isn’t the right fit. So, what’s a good way to determine whether or not your candidate is a good match for the role?

How to Keep Your Employees’ Goals High Yet Attainable

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Managers walk a fine line when setting goals. High and aggressive goals have a high reward when achieved. When a team reaches a goal they’ve worked hard for and put significant time into, they feel inspired and motivated to take on new challenges. This confidence boost unites the team to push on.

17 Mind-blowing Statistics on Performance Reviews and Employee Engagement

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Constructive feedback is vital to an employee’s ongoing development. A Players and underperformers alike need timely, specific, and helpful feedback to reach their full potential.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

5 Ways to Cultivate Your Work Culture & Engage Your Employees

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Creating an outstanding work culture that accurately represents a company’s values begins with strong leadership. When leadership creates and embodies a work culture that matches the company’s mission and vision, it becomes part of the company DNA.

10 Unique Candidate Screening Questions You Should Always Ask

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We know you’ve seen them, the 10,000 articles out there about interviewing. The “how to’s” the “do’s and don’ts” and, of course, the “best practice” articles that flood the internet.

How Goal Transparency Improves Productivity

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Of the hundreds of tools and techniques used by leaders to improve the productivity of their workforce, here at ClearCompany we have found that goal transparency has proven to be extremely effective. We also love proving results with metrics and analytics, because numbers don’t lie.

The Kick-Off to TSC19 with Andre Lavoie

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Thank you to everyone who joined us at Talent Success Conference 2019 for our fourth consecutive year of thought-provoking sessions and a top notch speaker line-up from thought leaders in the industry.

Internal Mobility: A Talent Management Strategy You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Speaker: Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales and Client Success Leader, CareerArc

Building and supporting a culture where people at all levels are encouraged to—and even expected to—look internally for personal growth and new challenges improves the employer brand and becomes a powerful magnet for the talent market. This focus on career mobility and employee development often results in improved talent attraction and retention, not to mention how it positively affects the bottom line. Join CareerArc Director of Sales and Client Success Leader Caroline Vernon to learn her tips to cultivate internal mobility practices with your current workforce and potential new hires.

How HR Teams Are Improving Their Onboarding in 2019 [Infographic]

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What better time to kick off a new and improved strategy than the start of the new year? Onboarding is a crucial step in welcoming a new hire into the company.

Transform your Employee Productivity with Proper Goal-Setting

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The best way to achieve productivity while meeting organizational needs is to implement goals that work together to support a common cause. Breaking down large goals into small, achievable, individuals goals makes it easier for employees to achieve results across a given time frame.

Your Complete Employee Onboarding Guide

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While finding top talent is vital to an organization’s growth, HR managers must provide an effective onboarding process for new hires.

How Recognition Increases Employee Engagement and Productivity

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Increased employee engagement leads to higher productivity. According to Gallup , 85% of employees don’t feel engaged in the workplace. Recognition and providing employee shout outs is one way to increase engagement on your teams.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

4 Reasons to Care About Your Candidate's Experience

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The importance of the candidate experience is a trending focus among businesses today. Yet, nearly 60% of candidates have had a poor candidate experience when applying for jobs. There is a clear disconnect between the belief of its importance and the dedication of resources to improve it.