April 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development: Earth Day Edition
APRIL 1, 2012
Namaste! 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. This month, we again have a great line up of posts on leadership, management and talent development. All you need to do is remember to use them.
Top 10 HR Interview Questions & How To Answer Them
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
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
Employee Engagement: Improving Performance Through Strengths
OCTOBER 29, 2012
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.
Recruiter Insights: Am I Qualified for a Sales role at SuccessFactors, an SAP Company?
DECEMBER 12, 2012
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
June Leadership Development Carnival!!
JUNE 11, 2012
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!"
The Psychological Contract: Engaging throughout the Hierarchy of Needs
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
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
Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.
APRIL 24, 2012
?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
Attention HR: You Can Hire Using Social.I Did
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
Social recruiting works. Let me say it again HR. social recruiting works. Three weeks ago I wrote a blog post about my need to fill a recruiter vacancy. I went through my " new " normal routine of using twitter, facebook , our HR web site and Linkedin to spread the word. The job was filled less than two weeks later. No journals, no newspapers, no magazines, no old-school personnel strategies.
The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system
Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.
What Makes a Great Leader?
MAY 9, 2012
I've interviewed many leaders over the years, and the one thing that comes up consistently is that great managers don't have to use a bunch of fancy voodoo to motivate or inspire workers. They don't have to offer cool perks like parachuting off the office building during lunch hours to get the most from employees. Gary Burnison knows. The No. 1 predictor of success is learning agility.
On Creativity: SRK and Seth Godin!
APRIL 26, 2012
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.
New research reveals the business case for employee recognition
JUNE 20, 2012
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. 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.
8 Powerful Approaches to Create Meaningful Employee Engagement
JANUARY 24, 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. Those who have a why to work can bear almost any how and a sense of meaningful work instills a strong and rich intrinsic motivation. Finding and Defining Meaning. Master your Mojo.
Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?
Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.
What are the Career Options in HR
OCTOBER 18, 2012
HR is not just about liking people. HR isn’t the job for you if you’re not a ‘people person’, but liking people won’t be enough on its own. More precisely, you have to be interested in getting the absolute best out of people. It’s not just the softer ‘people skills’ that are important. You’ll have a strong interest in business and the […].
Aurico Reports Inc. Leaps 885 Positions on Inc. 5000 List. Company Experiences 42% Three-Year Sales Growth
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
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. In 2012, it rose to number 3,822. We are thrilled to ascend the Inc. 5000 list so quickly," says Aurico President Ben Goldberg. Awards Industry News
How to Choose Professional Organizations to Join
DECEMBER 4, 2012
(Photo credit: s_falkow). In these challenging times when every dollar spent must be a wise investment, one of those decisions is where you should spend both time and money in terms of business development. One thing is for sure, you will need to contribute in order to gain. You will get out of a professional organization what you put into it. Oftentimes, these include CPAs, attorneys, etc.
ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution
MAY 29, 2012
This week ADP, the largest HR company in the world, introduced its integrated talent management solution (and its own learning management system). This announcement has the potential to significantly. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems LMS, LCMS ADP cornerstone Oracle SAP
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.
The Once-Over: A Few Resume Tips
OCTOBER 30, 2012
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
Peter Howes, SuccessFactors on Career Management
FEBRUARY 3, 2012
I (virtually) attended HCI’s Talent Strategy and Workforce Planning conference this week and will be posting on some of the WFP and data stuff from there over the next few days. However the most interesting piece for me was Peter Howes’ session which included some insightful inputs on WFP but particularly this slide on career management. This post is sponsored by SuccessFactors.
I'm Hiring.Can You Recruit?
AUGUST 10, 2012
I''m in one of those bittersweet moments as a leader. One of my team members is transitioning back into a clinical role to provide care for some of our most fragile patients. I''m thrilled for her, and more importantly, for our patients who are going to benefit from her expertise as a Pediatric Nurse. What that means however, is that I need to hire a social media savvy recruiter to join my team.
What References are Really Saying About You
JANUARY 26, 2012
I remember the first recommendation an editor wrote for me. It was glowing. It was wonderful. It told editors they would be idiots not to hire me. I still have copies of that recommendation. I found one the other day and preened around the rest of the day, even though the cats seemed singularly unimpressed. What would I have done without that glowing report? That's a big mistake, Shane says.
The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience
Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.
Graceful Leadership 101 (Free PDF)
AUGUST 2, 2012
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?
MARCH 15, 2012
It''s the post with the picture of Brad Pitt. I recently wrote a post at Compensation Café called The Young and the Restless , about how Generation Y is more likely to leave an organization they are satisfied with than other generations. Because they aren’t tied down by things like kids, mortgages and 15 years of experience in a particular field. They are unfettered - at least the ones who didn’t borrow $80K to major in History at an Ivy League school - and can afford to take chances, try something new and even fail. You don’t lose the people who can’t leave. Think Moneyball. Be creative.
12 Daily Employee Engagement Prescriptions for 2012
JANUARY 3, 2012
Here are 12 prescriptions for Employee Engagement in 2012. Strive for everyday simple, small, and significant actions. Lighten up your perspective, workload, and intensity. Stop consuming information unless that information contributes to meaningful and important action. Transform the endless quest of more and more into vital focused contribution.
How to Be Happy @ Work | Stop Doing These 10 Things
OCTOBER 22, 2012
Happiness–in your business life and your personal life–is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. Aristotle said “Happiness depends upon ourselves” Consider, for example, what happens when you stop doing the following 10 things: 1. Blaming. People make mistakes. Employees don’t meet your expectations. Vendors don’t deliver on time.So you blame them for your problems. But you’re […]. Accepting Oneself Be Happy Stress Stress Management Fear of Fear Happiness Increasing Productivity Interpersonal relationship Managing Stress
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.