2013

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Learn 12 Secrets to Becoming a Thought Leader

David Zinger

Cogito ergo sum – I think therefore I am. Reading Time: 5 Minutes). Learn how to be a thought leader from David Zinger’s employee engagement thought leadership.  Do you want to be a thought leader? This post outlines a quirky 12 step process to thought leadership. What’s in a name ? never knew that a business and workplace movement in the UK could confer guru status. Walt Whitman.

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Want More Productive Employees? Netflix Says Give Them More Vacation Time

Peoplefluent

Thursday, August 29, 2013 :00am. Want More Productive Employees? Netflix Says Give Them More Vacation Time By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.]. The same company that led the way in how we watch movies is now paving new roads in vacation policies. Read More » read more

The No. 1 Reason Employers Can't Find the Right Talent

45 Things

There have been many complaints by some companies that they can’t find people to fill positions, despite a 7.3% unemployment rate. What gives? Are the unemployed a bunch of no-talent, bottom-of-the-barrel drudges who should never be given a job? Hardly. Check out Twitter or LinkedIn, and you’ll find experienced, smart, driven people looking for work. Because they’re lazy. Look for referrals.

The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Josh Bersin

Over the last ten years the learning technology industry has undergone radical change. With a flurry of acquisitions and many new technologies now available for learning, it is increasingly difficult. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. LMS, LCMS

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

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Diversity Is More Than A Talking Point

NoExcusesHR

HR spends a lot of time ( or at least should spend a lot of time ) discussing diversity. This happens in part because we''re supposed to, in part because it makes good business sense.but mostly HR should be talking about diversity because it is the right thing to do. But sometimes doing the right thing is difficult. Losing Friends Many years ago friends would come over for an evening to visit.

[Employee Highlight] Andrew Wright: “The Face (and heart) of SuccessFactors HQ”

SuccessFactors

This post was originally posted in our regular internal newsletter to employees called “Pulse” and written by the very talented, Jo Evangelista, Employee Communications Coordinator at SuccessFactors. For anyone who knows Andrew, the 6-foot-5-inch-tall Office Coordinator, the “face of SuccessFactors,” he is always (yes, always) a smiling, exuberant force of nature that runs, no, owns the front desk […]. Employee Central SuccessFactors Careers Employee Highlight on the map SuccessFactors SuccessFactors News

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Hiring Solutions and Technology for Auto Dealers

ExactHire HR Trends

With the automotive industry seeing a rebound over the past couple of years, we’ve had the opportunity to customize our applicant tracking system technology for auto dealers around the country. Salespeople, automotive techs and customer service representatives are the main positions where dealers experience turnover. These managers are looking for ways to automate as much as possible.

Three Salary Negotiation Techniques That Work

TheHRBlog

The recession has forced thousands of professionals to forego salary increases in order to keep their jobs. Now with recovery underway and indications of hiring increases, those same individuals may find salary negotiation a growing possibility. If you’ve experienced a salary freeze, it’s possible that you may find yourself thinking about seeking a new, higher-paying […].

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Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

(P)review of @CBS "The Job"

True Faith HR

Are you ready for a HR gameshow? With unemployment hovering above 7%, and millions of people looking for a new opportunity, it was inevitable that someone would create a show focusing on the job search. In the first episode, five individuals with varied restaurant experience vie for the Assistant Manager position at a legendary Palm Restaurant. could have been phrased differently).

21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts

David Zinger

I recently wrote a post that was very popular on 19 antiquated employee engagement tools and concepts. It is always easier to attack, criticize, or rip apart than to offer suggestions and useful tools. So this post offers 21 contemporary employee engagement tools and concepts than can make a difference in employee engagement in 2013 and beyond. Measure less, engage more, and enthrall often.

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The ONLY Excuse for Poor Internal Communication

Peoplefluent

Monday, September 16, 2013 :00am. The ONLY Excuse for Poor Internal Communication By Robin Schooling. Today’s guest blog post is from Robin Schooling, HR Leader with over 25 years experience and avid blogger.] It used to, back in the days when the factory floor was far removed from the gilded offices of the company executives. Read More » read more

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Why the Best Leaders Open Doors

45 Things

It''s amazing how life''s most important lessons sometimes seem to come from the most unexpected places. Read on for how Bill Treasurer learned a key leadership lesson from someone who isn''t even close to voting or getting his driver''s license his latest column I did for Gannett/USA Today. What makes a good boss? Those seem like reasonable requests, but too many bosses fall short.

A Development Journey to More Effective Managers [Infographic]

The Craft of Human Resources

Josh Bersin

I’ve had the opportunity to study talent management, training, and human resources for more than ten years now. And after talking with literally hundreds of companies, leaders, and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Human Resources

20 Signs of Leadership Indifference

QAspire

One of my consistent observation is: “ Indifference is the enemy of great leadership. Indifferent leaders make a statement, “I don’t care” through their thoughts, words and actions. Indifference in leadership can manifest itself in one (or many) of the following ways: 1. They are unable to decide: In difficult situations, people look for leaders to take decisions. They come to meetings unprepared.

#ECTalent - big data analytics ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

Strategic HCM

I'm at the Economist's Talent Management Summit today. It's been trailed, and I've trailed it, as being focused on the mobile, agile workforce. have to say that I've not seen much about this far (and it's now lunch time

I'm Not HR Anymore (In My Head)

NoExcusesHR

In Rebekah Iliff''s recent post she describes the mindset of the modern entrepreneur and how they view the world. It turns out I align with the five points she discusses. In fact, after reading and processing it a bit, I started to wonder if I was in the right job? That''s just sad. Is It Me? Sure, old ways worked great.back when they were new. They''re called old ways for a reason. No Excuses.

Innovation Buster: How Losing Your Best Employees is Killing Innovation

Redefining Workplace Learning for the 21st Century

SuccessFactors

Here’s a blog post I just published on the SAP Business Trends column of the SAP Community Network: Disruptive technologies and shifting demographics are redefining the workforce. In response, smart companies are reinventing workplace learning in an effort to make their programs more relevant and effective, and to create a culture that encourages continuous […]. Jenny''s Travels 21st century big data continuous continuum learning Results technology trends virtual

Employee Referrals – Use Technology to Help Track and Reward

ExactHire HR Trends

There’s a lot of talk in our market these days about where recruiting is headed. Many experts feel that we are on the cusp of some significant changes in the next few years. Less reliance on traditional job boards, heavier use of social media and allowing applicants to leverage mobile technology are some of the more consistent topics of change that I see on a regular basis. Whether you see these trends affecting your organization or not, there is a recruiting strategy that is worth considering — employee referrals. This is nothing new. Employee Referral Program Benefits.

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How To Fast Track Your Career

TheHRBlog

It is the goal of every young professional starting his or her career to climb the corporate ladder as quickly as possible.However, only a few of them manage to make advancements in their career fast. In the 1970s and 1980s, a person would join a company, put in hard work, pay their dues and climb […]. Career Tips Self-Improvement Setting Goals Success Success Strategies Tips For Employees career Career Growth Fast Track Career How to Grow in Career

Accounting and Business Intelligence: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Workday

At our Workday Rising user conference in November I had the pleasure of talking with David Dobrin, an industry analyst who always seems to have an interesting idea to kick around. We were talking about the reporting that comes out of traditional business and financial systems and how it seems to generally disappoint. My view is that this is because these systems were built to do financial accounting (GAAP), and when we ask them to do more, they struggle. That is when David delivered the gem of the conversation: "Of course, because operational reporting is disruptive."

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Employee Engagement: Why Good is Good Enough

David Zinger

The Blasphemy of GREAT WORK. Mountains should be climbed with as little effort as possible and without desire. The The reality of your own nature should determine the speed. If you become restless, speed up. If you become winded, slow down. You climb the mountain in an equilibrium between restlessness and exhaustion. This  leaf has jagged edges.  This  rock looks loose. type of guy. out of 10.

Making HR’s Big Data Not So Big

Peoplefluent

Thursday, March 21, 2013 :00am. Making HR’s Big Data Not So Big By Lois Melbourne. What are the most critical topics in human capital management that should be on your radar in 2013? Topic #11: Big Data and HR. The term ‘Big Data’ has taken the business world by storm. To comprehend the amount of stored information in the world, consider this IDC paper sponsored by EMC Corporation.

6 Ways to Wow an Interviewer Via Video Interview

45 Things

Not long ago someone wanted to interview me via Skype. froze. badly needed a haircut. I had bags under my eyes after a week of no sleep because of a bad head cold. The t-shirt I was wearing had a big stain from the tea I had spilled on myself earlier. Skype interview? Oh, yeah, that was so never going to happen. Would you buy a car without first seeing it or taking it for a test drive?

On Obamacare and Restaurants

True Faith HR

Hey restaurants owners. We get you''re unhappy about some of the regulations in Obamacare that require you to provide basic health care to your employees who work over 30 hours a week. How about you Taco Bell? Johnna Davis has worked at the Taco Bell in Guthrie since September. She''s seen a 200 dollar cut in her paycheck since a new store policy went into effect. What about you, Wendy''s?

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]