Learn 12 Secrets to Becoming a Thought Leader
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
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.
Want More Productive Employees? Netflix Says Give Them More Vacation Time
AUGUST 29, 2013
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
OCTOBER 28, 2013
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
MARCH 30, 2013
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
Diversity Is More Than A Talking Point
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
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”
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
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
Hiring Solutions and Technology for Auto Dealers
ExactHire HR Trends
DECEMBER 13, 2013
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
JANUARY 23, 2013
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 […].
Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?
(P)review of @CBS "The Job"
True Faith HR
JANUARY 28, 2013
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
AUGUST 13, 2013
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.
The ONLY Excuse for Poor Internal Communication
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
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
Why the Best Leaders Open Doors
MAY 8, 2013
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.
The Craft of Human Resources
MARCH 31, 2013
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
MARCH 18, 2013
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.
MAY 21, 2013
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)
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
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.
Redefining Workplace Learning for the 21st Century
OCTOBER 14, 2013
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
DECEMBER 20, 2013
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.
How To Fast Track Your Career
JULY 1, 2013
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?
JANUARY 29, 2013
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
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
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
MARCH 21, 2013
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
JANUARY 23, 2013
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
JANUARY 10, 2013
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?