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HR Challenges 2011 – Survey Results

Strategic HCM

Technorati Tags: HR , challenge , predictions , forecasts , survey , strategy , 2011 Consulting - Research - Speaking - Training - Writing Strategy - Talent - Engagement - Change and OD Contact me to create more value for your business jon [dot] ingham [at] strategic [dash] hcm [dot] com. As may know, I’ve been running a short survey over the last few months. Strategic HCM? Social capital?

HR Challenges in 2011

Strategic HCM

Picture credit: BotMultichillT Technorati Tags: HR , talent , human capital , management , predictions , forecasts , 2011 , survey Consulting - Research - Speaking - Training - Writing Strategy - Talent - Engagement - Change and OD Contact me to create more value for your business jon [dot] ingham [at] strategic [dash] hcm [dot] com. The survey will now close on 29th January.

i4cp: Critical Human Capital Issues 2011

Strategic HCM

One of my favourites is i4cp’s list of critical human capital issues in 2011. Among the most interesting findings are: The changes from 2010 to 2011 – with ‘measuring and rewarding results’ having the greatest decline in criticality, and ‘innovation and creativity’ increasing the most. And I’ve also been comparing the results to some of the other pieces of research published recently.

Modern Workforce: Favorite Posts Jan 2011

Working Girl

I recently kicked off a Modern Workforce series, which focuses on workforce diversity topics such as remote workers, global teams, generations, working moms and adoption of Web 2.0 technologies. This week I want to highlight a few other authors that are contributing to this topic in their own blogs with some really great posts. First up, Dan McCarthy wrote a hilarious post about the multiple generational workforce: 10 Things Boomer Managers Shouldn''t Have to Give Up. Next Jason Seiden has nailed why working moms make the best employees in his post Why You Should Hire Moms.

HCI Top Talent Blog 2011

Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM has been chosen by analysts at the Human Capital Institute (HCI) as one of HCI''s Top 50 Talent Blogs for 2011. You may remember that I had entered a competition at the end of last year to win a prize at the Management Innovation eXchange (the MIX) which would have given me a ticket to HCI’s summit in Atlanta this week. Blogging Events

You Need a Smart Retention Strategy, Because It’s Not 2011 Anymore

TLNT: The Business of HR

I opened my email last week to see a message from a dear friend that said, “I resigned!!!! I pulled the trigger!!”. My friend and I have talked FOR YEARS about her unhappiness and lack of engagement , about the corporate politics and leadership egos that consume her days, about the constant pressure to do more with fewer people and resources, and about her exit strategy. That’s right.

A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond New year brings with it new predictions, agendas, resolutions and trends. From Seth Godin’s post “ What is Excellence ” at Tom Peters website So, seeking/delivering excellence in everything you do is a goal worth chasing in 2011 (and beyond). On that note, wish you an “excellent” 2011! - - - - - Stay tuned to QAspire Blog: Subscribe via RSS or Email, Connect via Facebook or Follow us on Twitter. Have a quality wrapped 2011. Here’s to a fantastic 2011! Don’t Kill It!

2011: The Year of Visibility

Working Girl

These are the themes that must concern us in 2011 if we are to recover from the greed, short-sightedness and personal tragedy of the previous two years. So I am going to make a prediction and call 2011 ‘The Year of Visibility,’ because companies that rely on reactionary hiring, contracting and downsizing in lieu of informed business planning probably won’t be around in five years. That''s why I predict that in 2011 HR professionals will be challenged to provide timely, accurate, operationally relevant information about the extended workforce. Are you ready?

The Employee Engagement Pyramid

David Zinger

Workshop/Presentation/Course. If you would like to arrange for a keynote or a workshop for your company, conference or organization on The Employee Engagement Pyramid and The 10 Things Managers Must Do to Increase Employee Engagement contact David Zinger at zingerdj@gmail.com or phone 204 254 2130. Here are the 10 things managers must do if they want to increase employee engagement. Results.

You Need A Smart Retention Strategy, Because It’s Not 2011 Anymore

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note: Readers sometimes ask about past TLNT articles, so every Friday we republish a Classic TLNT post. Best Practices Disengaged Employees Engagement HR Insights HR Management HR Trends Retention & Engagement Talent Management Featured

IMPACT 2011 Wrapup – Watch the Keynotes

Josh Bersin

We just finished a thrilling week in Florida at IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent®, our annual research conference. Business Trends Enterprise Learning Talent Management borderless workplace IMPACT 2011 impact 2012 keynotesI sincerely hope that the 450 of you who joined us had as much fun as I did. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Top 5 Talent Management Trends in 2011

Working Girl

Here are five of my favorite talent management trends to help you get excited about 2011. Because these trends promise change, growth and opportunity. Trend #1: Creative talent acquisition strategies - In response to talent scarcity companies will continue to pursue creative strategies to acquire top talent such as contractors, remote workers, retirees, part-time workers.

A Round Up of My Writing in February 2011

QAspire

At QAspire Blog, January 2011 started with a post on “excellence”. In February 2011, we explored these areas a bit further. Organizational excellence is not possible without balancing people, process and leadership aspects. In case you missed any of these posts in Feb, here is a quick round up of all my writing in February

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4 Ways Managers Can Build Relationship BACKbone into Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Build Relationship – The Manager’s Employee Engagement Relationship BACKbone: Bids, Authenticity, Caring, and Knowledge . Part 4 of a 10 part series on how managers can improve employee engagement). Foundation of relationships. Obviously relationships and relationship building are a foundation of employee engagement. ” Work is a relationship and engagement experience. Empathizes.

The 10 Things Managers Must Do to Increase Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Employee Engagement for Managers. Here are the 10 things managers must do if they want to increase employee engagement. Achieve Results. Results. Engagement is more than a feeling, survey number, or a YouTube happy dance. We engage in actions directed towards results. Powerful results matter to managers, organizations, employees, and customers. Path Progress. Progess. Maximize Performance. Energy.

12 Keys to Achieve Results with Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Achieve Results (Part 1 of a 10 part series on the Employee Engagement Pyramid for Managers). Top of the pyramid. Based on extensive work in employee engagement, I constructed a pyramid of employee engagement actions for managers. There are 10 building blocks to full engagement and at the top of the pyramid on the 10 things managers must do to increase employee engagement is Achieve Results.

The Quality Manifesto (Free PDF)

QAspire

Greetings, friends and readers! Today, I am excited to announce the release of my new manifesto titled “ The Quality Manifesto – Getting the Basics of Quality Right in Knowledge World ”. This manifesto is completely free with no email opt-in required. What’s it all about? This manifesto is about delivering excellence (as an individual and as an organization). What you can do with it? Well, a lot.

Employee Engagement: 33 Keys for Engaged Wellbeing

David Zinger

Employee Engagement and Engaged Wellbeing with Attitiude. A Heretic’s Manifesto of Engaged Wellbeing: Let’s think (and act) differently just for the health of it. A new view of wellbeing. I believe we have too much fluff and far too many mistaken notions about wellbeing and wellness at work. A wellbeing epiphany. Dodging a bullet. Finding the inner heretic. Wellbeing is strong stuff.

The 10 keys to help your managers manage employee engagement

David Zinger

Employee engagement in Toronto : Monday November 7, 2011 0900 to 1200 Salon 1: Ontario Bar Association Conference Center 200 – 20 Toronto Street, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2B8/. How are you managing employee engagement? The challenge. Manager play a key role in employee engagement yet many managers are not getting the perspective, approaches, skills, and tactics to maximize engagement.

4 Ways to Ramp Down the Conflict at Work

45 Things

There's the guy who clips his fingernails at his desk. The woman who talks in a "kitty whitty" voice when she asks for a favor. Or the manager who takes his shoes off in a meeting and props his feet on the table. All people I have worked alongside. All people I wished would be transferred to a faraway rain forest. So, I have to learn to work with them. Shearouse says. Be patient.

January 5 Carnival of HR: Reflections, Resolutions, Predictions and Rants

Working Girl

Which is why I''m extremely pleased to present 35 fantastic posts to give 2011 a big HR welcome. Hopes, Disgusts and the Best Albums of 2010 by Paul Smith with reflections on 2010, hopes for 2011 and a few musical recommendations. “I A Dozen Things the HR Technology Market Needs in 2011 by Steve Goldberg , reminding us that while HR tech’s come a long way, there’s still a ways to go.

Evolution of the sourcer

Strategic HCM

The Recruiting Innovation conference provided a great overview of the need for a more talent-centric approach to hiring, and also of the social and other technologies that support this. We talked quite a bit about the role and tools of the Sourcer in my Barcelona workshop. I don’t know if, in general, this role is really about community though. Events Recruitment Social recruitment

SAP to buy SuccessFactors: Major Shift in Talent Management Market

Josh Bersin

billion (almost 10X 2011 revenues). This weekend SAP announced plans to acquire SuccessFactors for approximately $3.4 Just last week I delivered a webinar on trends in the Talent Management Systems. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems Talent Management cornerstone erp Oracle SAP successfactors taleo workday

Trash Talking the Boss

45 Things

If you use Facebook, you're going to think the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is your new best friend. The NLRB has reached a settlement with an ambulance company that fired an employee after she posted snippy comments about her boss on Facebook from her home computer. Under the agreement, the company now has to revamp its policies so that they don't infringe on a worker's rights. Seriously.

6 Ways Managers Can Maximize Performance through Employee Engagement

David Zinger

They recommend that we fuse performance management and employee engagement into a new approach that weaves the two more closely together to respond to the way work is done in 2011. Maximize Performance (Part 2 of a 10 part series on how managers can improve employee engagement). Not only that, operational managers are often chronically late in completing their appraisals.

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The 1 Word Every Successful Career Needs

45 Things

Here's my 2011 gift to you: I'm not going to write a list of new year's career resolutions. I'm not going to come down in favor -- or not -- of setting goals for yourself this year. (If If you'd like to read such a post, there are about 62 million out there floating around on the blogosphere. Take your pick.) One little word is all you need. I think "so" is a pretty powerful word. So.it's

Don’t Blink: How to Foster Recognition for Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Foster Recognition - Are you looking, seeing, and saying? . Part 5 of a 10 part series on how managers can improve employee engagement). Expanding recognition. If we split the word recognition it can be viewed as to think again (re-cognition). ” Recognition can be strategic to assist in achieving results and advancing the enterprise. Everyday time. ” The business of recognition.

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The Growth of Digital HR

Strategic HCM

I’m missing the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston this year. Last year, I found it such a key event that as well as the Boston conference ( see my posts ), I went back again to present on E2.0 and Culture in the follow-up event in Santa Clara ( and these posts too ). But things are changing quickly. This year, there’s so much taking place on HR 2.0 Take today for instance. Good point!

5 Compelling Invitations to Achieve Employee Engagement in Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability

David Zinger

The Importance of Sustainable Engagement in Environment, Health, and Safety. Leverage engagement to achieve environmental and sustainability results. The end goal is to improve your company’s performance and competitive position. When your employees are more knowledgeable about and connected to environmental issues, your chances of getting there go way up. Andrew Winston, Green Recovery , p.

On “Systems Thinking” and Improvement

QAspire

A few years back, when I was struggling with some repetitive/difficult situations at work, one of my seniors (and a good friend) asked me, “Do you know the root cause of your problem?”. He went on to draw a diagram on his notebook, and connected the problem to the other parts of the organizational system. I realized that I was fighting the symptom, whereas the root cause was something completely different. Today, when I am responsible for improvements in a business environment, this lesson serves me well. My friend introduced me to the powerful concept of “systems thinking.”

The Things You Should Never Say in an Interview

45 Things

The big day comes and you finally get a job interview. You've done your research on the company, you've got questions prepared and have even used whitening strips so your teeth practically glow in the dark. (Of Of course, your teeth ache so bad in an air conditioned room it brings tears to your eyes, but hey.whatever it takes to get a job.) But then the interviewer asks you into her office.

3 Things to Do While You Wait on a Job Offer

45 Things

Last week I wrote a post about what parents can do to help their college graduates who have to move back home until they find a job. Now, I'm going to write a post for college graduates who are jobless -- and it has nothing to do with writing a resume or brushing up on interview skills. Just think of this as the class they never gave in summer school. Improve your handwriting. I know, I know.

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Why You Need to Put Your Desk on Cinder Blocks

45 Things

I've been reading that it's better for your health and productivity to stand at your desk rather than to sit hunched over it like a gargoyle (who knew?), but I'd never really heard anyone personally vouch for it until my friend Eve at CareerDiva. Then, I got a tweet from Jeff Gothelf at The Ladders, extolling the virtues of standing at work. Cost: about $20. You're very goal oriented.

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3 Bad Habits That Hurt Job Chances

45 Things

If you have a child graduating from college this year, chances are good that you may see him or her move back home for a while because he or she hasn't landed a job. Twentysomething Inc. reports that 85 percent of graduates will go back to their parents' home, up from 67 percent in 2006. You may be frustrated, considering the big bucks you shelled out for your child to get a higher education.

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