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Employee Engagement and Working with Halogen Software

David Zinger

I am in Ottawa right now at the Halogen Software Conference. Halogen Software was welcoming, supportive, fun, and well-organized. For two and a half years I have written a monthly blog on employee engagement for Halogen. Thank you Halogen for making my day! It was a pleasure yesterday to facilitate a session on employee engagement.

Employee Engagement at Halogen Software Conference in Ottawa (September)

David Zinger

Halogen Software (@HalogenSoftware) July 30, 2015. Employee Engagement Canadian employee engagement David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker Halogen software OttawaJoin me September 9 to September 11, 2015 in Ottawa to learn more about employee engagement. davidzinger shares how to make #engagement work for your org at #HSCC15. Register now! link] pic.twitter.com/JK4sHA0TJP. David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and expert who is deriving simple rules of engagement from his pyramid of employee engagement model.

The Talent Management Software Market Grows and Expands

Josh Bersin

The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge forward. HR Systems ADP CornerstoneOnDemand halogen Halogen Software hr software Oracle peoplefluent SAP successfactors Talent Management Work Management Software workday Our new research shows that this exciting market grew by 17% last year and is now over $5 billion in size.

Train for Compliance—More Manager Actions that Can Risk Lawsuits

HR Daily Advisor

Start on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, with a free interactive webcast from Halogen Software, Selecting a Talent Management Suite: Experts Share the Real Story. Register today for this free (thanks to sponsor Halogen Software) interactive webcast. Training Halogen Software HR talent management Technology Click here for actions 1-17 from yesterday. Learn More.

Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance

HR Daily Advisor

Complimentary Webinar Sponsored By Halogen Software. Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance. Date: Tuesday, February 07, 2017. Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. This program has been approved for 1.0 HRCI & SHRM recertification credit hours). In today’s rapidly changing world, it’s more difficult than ever to keep employees engaged and, well, happy. But does it actually matter how happy your employees are? And what effect do happy employees have on performance and company success? Register today!

Drinking Our Own Champagne: Fine-tuning the One-on-One Meeting

Halogen Talent Managment

The “Drinking Our Own Champagne” series shares how we are striving to win with talent here at Halogen Software. One of Hawley Kane’s (our internal Halogen Champion) biggest priorities is to help build a strong culture of feedback.

Taleo Firmly Establishes itself in the Learning Management Systems Market

Josh Bersin

Last year, Taleo, the largest provider of recruiting software, spent $100 million acquiring mid-market LMS vendor. HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand Halogen Software lms Plateau sumtotal systems taleoThe ever-changing market for Learning Management Systems (LMS) continues to evolve. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Selecting a Talent Management System Q&A

Halogen Talent Managment

This Q&A expands on the experience of a Halogen Software customer during the talent management vendor selection process Selecting a talent management system is one of the most important choices HR leaders will ever make.

5 Tips to Help Develop Great Leaders

HR Daily Advisor

by Anita Bowness, global practice leader, Business Consulting, Halogen Software. Anita Bowness joined Halogen Software in 2014 with nearly 20 years’ experience in consulting and professional services, the majority of which has been spent enabling client organizations leverage the talent of their workforce to achieve desired strategic results.

World Series 2016: Celebrating Our Customers

Halogen Talent Managment

At Halogen, we did a lot these past two weeks to celebrate it. Because both teams that played in this year’s Fall Classic are Halogen Software customers. Good luck to Halogen customers @cubs and @indians in their #WorldSeries matchup tonight from our team to yours! Let’s get the first thing out of the way: How incredible was that World Series? coming out of the woodwork.

TRUST and HR TECH: Always Flock To Any Provider Brave Enough To Recommend Someone Else's Solution (Over Their Own).

The HR Capitalist

In a rare acknowledgement that a suite provider doesn't have to be all things to all people, Halogen Software has figured out they can focus on what they do best, and partner with best in other areas. Here's some notes from a recent announcement that they're partnering with Jobvite on the Recruiting front : "Halogen Software ( HGN.TO ) and Jobvite — today announced that Halogen will integrate and resell the Jobvite Platform with the Halogen TalentSpace ™ suite.  . Halogen Software has a suite of solutions in the Talent Management space.

How Hellaby Holdings is Reaping the Rewards of a Performance-Driven Culture

Halogen Talent Managment

By using Halogen Software to create value through its people Hellaby Holdings is a publically listed investment company in New Zealand whose core purpose is to generate long-term shareholder value by building better businesses.

3 Typical Problems First-Time Managers Face—and How to Solve Them

The People Equation

Here’s a great overview of writing an employee performance review by Halogen Software’s Melany Gallant. Taking on your first official management role is exciting. It’s also challenging, overwhelming and perplexing. David Witt, Program Director for Blanchard, wrote about their responses in this LinkedIn article. People” Issues. It’s a shock. Conduct a “new leader transition” process.

4 Ideas to Promote a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

joint research study by Brandon Hall Group and Halogen Software reported that more than two-thirds of high performers “use cascading goals to connect business and learning objectives, while only half of everyone else uses them.” Many companies look at employee development as a way to increase employee engagement. What Is a Culture of Learning? The reason?

Bridging The Gap Between HR And Business Outcomes

Get Hppy

Implementing, tracking and measuring those metrics can be easily automated and managed with the help of people analytics systems such as Halogen Software , PeopleInsight or People HR ,  that free up your time and mental energy, to allow space for strategy and business perspective. However, the success of these integrations has be measured by linking HR and business outcomes.

People Focused People Management Strategy

Strategic HCM

I also did this webinar for Halogen Software - on wht we need a people focused, not simply a business focused, people management strategy. See the slides and this blog post. 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

Ground Rules for Workplace Friendships

HR Daily Advisor

By Dominique Jones, VP of Human Resources, Halogen Software. Strategic HR Halogen Software human resources productivityOur social interactions affect our physical and emotional health, and even have an impact on workplace productivity. But, there is a dilemma. The same study found that to thrive, a person needs 6 hours of social interaction a day. Read more.

3 Questions Managers Should Regularly Ask Employees

HR Daily Advisor

By Anita Bowness, Halogen Software. Strategic HR employee engagement feedback Halogen Software productivityIt’s important for managers to keep the lines of communication open with their staff. Managers play a critical role in making this happen. Read more.

How Annual Reviews Damage Engagement, Career Jumping, Organizing Your Office and Closing The Skills Gap #FridayFinds

Get Hppy

Kathy Caprino talks to Dominique Jones, Chief People Officer of Halogen Software about performance reviews and industry practices that have turned this process into a dreaded experience for employees. It’s March already (I feel like we’ve skipped a month) and it’s Employee Appreciation Day in the US! Career Jumping – Should I Stay Or Should I Go? Happy weekend! Friday Finds

3 Tips to Help Employees Prepare for Conversations About Their Performance

HR Daily Advisor

by Anita Bowness, global practice leader, Business Consulting, Halogen Software. Anita Bowness joined Halogen in 2014 with nearly 20 years’ experience in consulting and professional services, the majority of which has been spent enabling client organizations leverage the talent of their workforce to achieve desired strategic results.

Crunching the Numbers: Why HR Metrics Matter in Performance Management Best Practices

HR Daily Advisor

Dominique Jones is Vice President of Human Resources at Halogen Software. By Dominique Jones. Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.”— Albert Einstein. According to IBM, every day we create 2.5 No wonder the term “big data” has dominated the business world and found its way into HR practices. Dominique holds an M.A. Read More.

Why Teams Don't Trust One Another -- and How to Fix It

45 Things

Creating a joint vision At Halogen Software, at least a handful of cross-functional “working groups” are in play at one time, created and disbanded as needed, says Dominique Jones, chief people officer. “I think one of the lessons we learned is that in the first meeting everyone wants to jump in and fix whatever it is in five minutes. Trust is the glue of life.

Jump into the Talent Pool

HR Daily Advisor

By Joanne Wells, Manager, Learning Center of Excellence, Halogen Software. A common problem among HR managers and recruiters involves critical vacancies. The solution? Talent pools. How to Create a Succession Planning Strategy. Begin with the End in Mind. Ideally, this will be a mix of developmental assignments, lateral and promotional moves, training, and mentoring.

Drinking Our Own Champagne: Identifying a Halogen Champion from Within

Halogen Talent Managment

With this post, we will launch a series that shares how we are striving to win with talent here at Halogen Software. In today’s post, we talk to Hawley Kane, Halogen’s own internal champion

SLIDES: 4 Ways to Measure Potential in Employees.

The HR Capitalist

We did a webinar over at Fistful of Talent  last week, talking about the difference between Performance and Potential (sponsored by my friends at Halogen Software ). Here''s a small portion of the slide deck, talking about ways that you can measure potential in your employees.  . Enjoy - be the lookout for our next webinar when we talk about ways you can bootstrap your training function. email subscribers, click through the post title to see embedded slide deck

Use Ongoing Performance Management To Sweeten Business Outcomes

Halogen Talent Managment

However, since redefining its approach to talent management, Sweets of Oman has established a culture of ongoing performance management with the support of Halogen Software. Halogen Performance™ enables our leaders to spend more time coaching and providing feedback to employees about their performance, and discuss their personal and professional growth on a regular basis.”.

Being Part Of the Succession Plan Isn’t An Entitlement

HR Bartender

wrote a piece about talent pools and how they work over on Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. One of the most debated subjects in human resources these days is whether or not to tell employees they’re a part of the succession plan. There are certainly pros and cons to consider. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently ran a point/counterpoint on the subject.

LIES IN HR: "We're Looking for People Who Are Great Teammates"

The HR Capitalist

I'm speaking in the ATL tomorrow - specifically Buckhead - at a small breakfast gathering put together by the good folks at Halogen Software.  If you're in Atlanta on Thursday and want to join us, hit this link because I'm sure we can squeeze you in. It's free, but there's a lot more value than that price tag would suggest. Do we want great teammates? Join us last minute if you can !

Easing the Transition: Helping Your Employees Enter Retirement

HR Daily Advisor

Register today for this free (thanks to sponsor Halogen Software) interactive webcast. HR Policies & Procedures business depression Halogen Software talent management In yesterday’s Advisor , we presented some options for partial or trial retirement and how employers can benefit; today, how such programs can ease the burden for employees as well. partial retirement program can be good incentive for your workers to stick around longer than they would if they had to keep working full-time. In this way, programs that benefit the employee are good for the company.

CAPITALIST WEBINAR: What Game of Thrones Can Teach HR About Coaching Styles and Building Teams!!!

The HR Capitalist

Oh yeah - you've been thinking it was coming, right? Well, it's here.  . A FOT webinar mashing HR stuff with Game of Thrones. Curious what we can learn from Jon Snow about coaching malcontents in your organization? Wondering how you can build a great team like the mother of dragons when you started with no FTE's? Winter is Coming.” “You Win or You Die.” “You Know Nothing, Jon Snow.”.

Taleo Acquires Learn.com: A Shoe Drops in the LMS Market

Josh Bersin

Tags: Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS Measurement CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Halogen Software Learn.com lms lms market Plateau Saba taleo

10 of the Most Revealing Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates

Spark Hire

At Halogen our recruiting process is very much focused on cultural fit. John Fleischauer , Senior Talent Attraction Manager, Halogen Software. You can bet your candidates are well-versed in how to answer standard interview questions like, “What’s your greatest strength? Weakness?” or “Why should I hire you?” or even “Where do you see yourself in five years?”. Christopher G.

The LMS Market: Hotter than Ever

Josh Bersin

Tags: LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Halogen Software Learn.com lms Plateau Saba sumtotal systems taleo

#SHRM16 Interview with Tim Mulligan the CHRO of the Year

OmegaHR Solutions

In 2005 Mulligan partnered with Halogen. He will be signing copies of the book at Halogen’s island 2325 at #SHRM16. He is also participating in the CHRO panel hosted by Halogen Software. I lived in Southern California for my high school and college years. In college I studied comparative animal psychology, primates in particular. Tim Mulligan. Challenges for the Zoo.

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