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Aurico wins 2012 SCORE Award


has been chosen as the recipient of the 2012 SCORE Award for Outstanding Veteran-Owned Small Business sponsored by Insperity. We are proud and honored to announce that Aurico Reports, Inc. We will be traveling to New Orleans, Louisiana to receive the award on Thursday, August 16th. We truly would not have been able to achieve the level of success that we have without their guidance.

12 Daily Employee Engagement Prescriptions for 2012

David Zinger

Here are 12 prescriptions for Employee Engagement in 2012. Prescription : Repeat daily for the remainder of 2012. David Zinger looks forward to an engaging and productive 2012 as he follows his own prescription and also focuses on his 2012 three-word work theme: Stop – Focus – Finish. Strive for everyday simple, small, and significant actions.

April 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development: Earth Day Edition


Welcome to the April 1st 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development. I’d like to dedicate this edition of Carnival to Earth Day 2012 , celebrated every year on 22nd April as a movement to protect the beautiful planet we all have inherited. Namaste! This month, we again have a great line up of posts on leadership, management and talent development. Jennifer V. Be Unreasonable.

What We Need The Most in 2012?


On that note, wish you an “excellent” 2012. Books/Reviews Random Musings 2012 change managing change sense of urgency urgencyBusiness ecosystem is rapidly changing – and as a student of personal and organizational change, I recently re-read Dr. John Kotter’s book (published in 2008) titled “A Sense of Urgency”. I have read it before and somehow felt the need to read it again.

Employer Branding Ebook

Careerbuilder, 2012 23 Sites like Medium provide a publishing platform to share industry. 1Employer. Branding 101 Everything you ever wanted and needed to know about. creating a strong employer brand for your company. 3Is Employer Branding Really That Important? Um, Yes. What Does Your Brand Say to People? Employer Brand Audit How the Best Employers Do it Right What Next? glass doors. a job?

HR Performance 2012

Strategic HCM

Technorati Tags: HR Performance , summit , conference , London , 2012 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. Events

Number 1 – 12 Daily Employee Engagement Prescriptions for 2012 (Five Zingers From 2012)

David Zinger

The top blog post for 2012 from David Zinger – Happy New Year and all the Best in 2013. Here are 12 prescriptions for Employee Engagement in 2012. Prescription : Repeat daily for the remainder of 2012. David Zinger practiced most of these in 2012 and he will develop new prescriptions for early in 2013. Extra Strength Prescription to help you lighten up: Employee Engagement 2012 David Zinger employee engagement cartoon employee engagement prescriptions prescriptionStrive for everyday simple, small, and significant actions.

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2012 Pop Culture Year In Review #pophr #HRMusicShare

True Faith HR

With 2012 coming to a close, its time to look back on the year in movies, TV, books, music, videogames, and food. So, what tops the list in 2012? Sight The Best Things I Saw In 2012 Sherlock: Season 2, Episode 1 - A Scandal in Belgravia - The most exhilarating hour and a half of viewing this year. Back in Blood - Tom Wolfe - A bounce back from the disappointing " I Am Charlotte Simmons" Sound My Favorite Songs from 2012 Bad Girls - M.I.A. - Well-acted, great script. Bill Clinton, Democratic National Convention - One of the best speeches I have ever seen.

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Bersin Impact 2012

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First up will be Bersin’s Impact 2012 in St Petersburg, from 10 to 12 April. I’ve got a couple of great conferences coming up over the next few months. I love Bersin’s research, having been introduced to this about five years ago whilst working for an elearning group in the UK when their research was mainly focused on learning too. Sometimes I despair! So follow the action here!

Workforce Planning for Wise Business Decisions: Notes on Aquire Wisdom 2012


Wednesday, May 9, 2012 :00am. Workforce Planning for Wise Business Decisions: Notes on Aquire Wisdom 2012 By Jim Bowley. Workforce planning represents a powerful way for businesses to make talent management decisions based on fact, not on intuition. The following are some highlights from these sessions: Read More » read more

Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.

Strategic HCM

Tuesday, 24 April 2012. I’m particularly taken by SHL’s third key finding – that companies are giving up on career development: “Despite the focus on engagement in 2012 and the finding that more than half of companies indicated focusing more on internal talent than hiring externally, just over a third of HR professionals cited career development as a top priority.

QAspire Blog 2012: Essential Posts Redux


2012 was a fantastic year. 2012 also bought me the recognition amongst “ Top 20 Indian HR Influencers on Social Media (at #4) ” by Society of Human Resources Management, SHRM India. As I look back at 2012 in terms of blogging, here are some of my important lessons, one for each month along with a respective snippet. January 2012 : What We Need The Most in 2012?

Food For Thought – April 2012


From a number of GREAT bloggers and authors I read, here are a few snippets of thought provoking insights – straight from my feed reader. Note: Important take-aways marked in bold+ italics. Michael Wade on “ What Managers Can Learn from Novelists ”. Recognize that life is not a novel. At least, not in most cases. The most powerful characters in life are the quiet heroes who support families, meet obligations, hone skills, and fulfill civic duties. The same is true in the workplace. Your most important employees are not the charismatic home run hitters. Hang out with the best. Read the best. ”.

4 Easy Ways to Make Your Career Better in 2012

45 Things

Here's some ideas to make 2012 better: 1. I know a lot of people say you shouldn't make resolutions because you're just setting yourself up for disappointment. But I feel just the opposite -- when I make a resolution, I feel hopeful. I think that's because I do a gut check as I make a resolution. I'm going to take Keith Ferrazzi' s advice and start learning to invite others to lunch.

Top 10 HR Interview Questions & How To Answer Them


These are top 10 HR interview questions and will help you in preparing for the interview. when responding to HR interview questions keep your answers brief and to the point. If you are faced with a difficult HR interview question, make sure you stay calm, don’t get defensive, and take a moment to think about […]. HR Interview Interview Tips Answer Identify career Employment Harry Potter HR interview HR Interview Questions & How To Answer Human resources Jappreet Sethi job Job Interview

Aurico Reports Inc. Leaps 885 Positions on Inc. 5000 List. Company Experiences 42% Three-Year Sales Growth


In 2012, it rose to number 3,822. Arlington Heights, IL-In a short time, Aurico Reports has made a significant climb on Inc. Magazine''s list of America''s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. Aurico entered the list in 2011 at number 4,707. We are thrilled to ascend the Inc. 5000 list so quickly," says Aurico President Ben Goldberg. Awards Industry News

The Once-Over: A Few Resume Tips


Tuesday, October 30, 2012 :00am. The Once-Over: A Few Resume Tips By Gabriella Angiolillo. What do recruiters and those who live in the Upper East Side have in common? The “once-over.” ” The “once over” is when those who live in the Upper East Side look a person up from head to toe to assess their style. Read More » read more

The Psychological Contract: Engaging throughout the Hierarchy of Needs


Thursday, November 15, 2012 :00am. The Psychological Contract: Engaging throughout the Hierarchy of Needs By Gabriella Angiolillo. Today’s employees are skilled knowledge workers whose minds are the (arguably) most important capital for a majority of companies. With minds comes independent thought. Read More » read more

Peoplefluent Mobile HCM Suite Recognized by Ventana Research


Tuesday, November 27, 2012 :00am. Peoplefluent Mobile HCM Suite Recognized by Ventana Research By Jim Bowley. Peoplefluent is pleased to receive a Ventana Research Technology Innovation Award for the Peoplefluent suite of Mobile HCM solutions. Read More » read more


8 Developments That Stood Out in Employee Engagement in 2012

David Zinger

I encourage you to visit the Engage for Succes s website to learn what they did in 2012 and where they are going in 2013. Twitter, Linked In, and Facebook have been buzzing with talk about employee engagement in 2012. There have been a lot of books written on employee engagement in 2012 and many books on leadership and management ensure they address employee engagement in their contents. Just a few of the recent books that have landed on my desk in 2012 were: Susan Walker, Employee Engagement and Communication Research. At the end of 2012 there were: 8, 380,000.

Graceful Leadership 101 (Free PDF)


People are promoted to lead others based on their seniority in technical areas. Others become managers after getting a management degree from a b-school that never taught them the fundamentals of dealing with people. They end up putting off people through their behavior and set a wrong example for their subordinates to follow. More considerate and kind. How can you use this list?

On Creativity: SRK and Seth Godin!


Two personalities from two diverse nations; One is an Indian mega-star Shahrukh Khan (SRK) and the other is a relentless instigator (and my hero) Seth Godin. Both live a creative life and express themselves fully through their work. Both have a significant impact on large number of people. Recently, both expressed their views on creativity. Maybe that’s why we even say God is a creator.

Recruiter Insights: Am I Qualified for a Sales role at SuccessFactors, an SAP Company?


This week’s post in our Recruiter Insights series featuring our own recruiters is by Adam DiLuzio, Sales Recruiter at SuccessFactors. We’re currently hiring very aggressively in sales and Adam felt a blog post specifically for those types of candidates would be very useful and we hope you do to. I am often asked “What do […]. SuccessFactors Careers careers Jobs Recruiter sales

Employee Engagement: Improving Performance Through Strengths

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: From Performance Management to Performance Mastery. The pyramid of employee engagement is a 10 block model of employee engagement. Here is a link to a 50 page booklet on the pyramid. This will make my engagement work more robust while also enhancing personal wellbeing through the application of strengths in the service of others. There are 10 posts in this series.

Why Workday Is Different by Design, and Why It Matters


At Workday, a large part of my time is spent explaining how we are different by design. There is a long list of points we make to describe our different approach, but at the core the main difference between Workday and traditional enterprise applications is how we’ve made the object model the core of our architecture

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8 Powerful Approaches to Create Meaningful Employee Engagement

David Zinger

In the January 2012 McKinsey Quarterly they outline how leaders kill meaning at work. McKinsey Quarterly , January 2012. Make meaning – why work? Part 8 of an 11 part series on how managers can improve employee engagement). Finding direction through meaning. Meaning. For work to sustain and enrich people it must be meaningful. Finding and Defining Meaning. Master your Mojo.

June Leadership Development Carnival!!

Working Girl

I''m pleased and proud to present June''s Leadership Development Carnival here at Working Girl. Below you''ll find a fabulous line up with all your favorite leadership gurus! As a reminder, here''s the topic: "Although all brilliant submissions about leadership are welcome, I’m really interested in sharing stories from the trenches. In other words what is the best (or worst!) Get personal!"

Innovative HR in 2012

Strategic HCM

I presented a session on the future of strategic HRM yesterday. Now I’m no futurist – I much prefer to focus on the opportunities that are available to us today, but I think I’ve got a good idea of some of the changes we’ll see happening over the next 5 –10 years (I’m not going to repeat them here – just have a scan through this blog). And this is being more innovative in HR.

Review of 2012 and into 2013 HR Carnival ~ HR to HR 2.0. - HCM

Strategic HCM

Review of 2012 and into 2013 HR Carnival. I asked contributors to send in one of more of: their favourite / best read posts; reviews of 2012 and predictions for 2013. Reviews of 2012. Karin Hurt at Let’s Grow Leaders: Best of 2012. Anonymous at Chequed: Best of 2012. Ian Welsh at Search for Mutual Success on HR Toolbox: 2012 The Year of Conflicting Ideology!

Top Ten Things HR Should Think About and Do When Creating a Social Environment


Friday, September 7, 2012 :00am. Top Ten Things HR Should Think About and Do When Creating a Social Environment By Jim Bowley. Social collaboration software gives HR professionals an opportunity to engage, enlighten and enable their workforces like never before. But you might not be sure where to start. How will HR encourage people to use the system? Read More » read more

Functional Affirmative Action Program Agreement Revisions Approved: What Does This Mean for Your Organization?


Wednesday, December 19, 2012 :00am. Functional Affirmative Action Program Agreement Revisions Approved: What Does This Mean for Your Organization? By Julia Méndez, CAAP, PHR, CELS. What can federal contractors look forward to under the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) recent approval of the revised Functional Affirmative Action Plan (FAAP) Directive ?

Employee Incentives and Rewards: Engagement Yields Better Results


Monday, August 6, 2012 :00am. Employee Incentives and Rewards: Engagement Yields Better Results By Tom Sykes. Compensation, career growth, personal fulfillment – all of the things that define “engagement” are investments in time, money or learning. Making the right investments means keeping the right people on the team – and building the right team in the first place.

Comfortable with Chaos 15


Your career (and your business) is not a 6 lane highway where you can keep speeding in a single direction. It is a curvy road that throws up a lot of unexpected situations. Economic downturns, changes in demand/supply and such uncertainties. You cannot control any of these situations, but how you respond to them is totally in your control. One thing is clear: We need to get comfortable with chaos.

Workforce Analytics: Seven Common Mistakes in Selecting HR Metrics


Monday, March 12, 2012 :00am. Workforce Analytics: Seven Common Mistakes in Selecting HR Metrics By Lois Melbourne. Unfortunately, measurements and metrics can so easily go awry: most data pulled by organizations are not very informative or interesting. I’ll try to help you beware and be prepared. Here are what we’ve found to be some of the most common metric selection mistakes.

Forging a Shield against Pay Discrimination Claims


Thursday, November 1, 2012 :00am. Forging a Shield against Pay Discrimination Claims By Murray Simpson. Federal agencies such as the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) have taken a notable interest in ensuring that employers’ compensation practices are free from discrimination. Read More » read more

New research reveals the business case for employee recognition


The data comes from ” The State of Employee Recognition in 2012 ” report, revealing the secrets of employee recognition and the business results achieved from these programs. Do you understand the power and ROI of “thank you” in the workplace? The latest research from Bersin & Associates proves companies that say “thank you” to employees far outperform companies that do not.

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