HR Technology Conference 2007 – A Recap

Josh Bersin

Read more» The post HR Technology Conference 2007 – A Recap appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Leighanne Levensaler and I just finished a week at the HR Technology show in Chicago. This conference represents one of the biggest meetings of HR technologists and HR software vendors each year. As always, this conference was an opportunity for most of the HR and learning technology providers to announce new products and offerings.

*SuccessFactors Files for Public Offering (*updated)

Josh Bersin

(This post was recently updated after conversations with. SuccessFactors VP of Product Marketing.). Recently SuccessFactors Inc. filed their “S-1” statement, a prospectus to file for public offering.

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What is Talent Management?

Josh Bersin

Talent Management” has become one of the most important buzzwords in Corporate HR and Training today. In this article we will explain the history, principles, and processes of talent management and help readers understand this important area. From Personnel to Strategic HR to Talent Management.

Talent management most important in 2007

SuccessFactors

So what do you think the biggest issue for HR execs is in 2007 according to the ORC Worldwide HR Priorities survey. If you said talent management, you’d be right. Nice Job! Find out more

SuccessFactors goes Public

Josh Bersin

Last week was a big week in the world of corporate talent management systems. SuccessFactors , one of the fastest-growing providers of performance management software, went public. The initial IPO valued the company at about $500 Million, or close to 9 times sales. This valuation is very high relative to the other companies in this. Read more» The post SuccessFactors goes Public appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

IBM Buys Cognos – What will Happen to HR Analytics

Josh Bersin

For those of you technical people, read on. Before I entered the world of training and talent management, I spent almost ten years of my career in the analytics and data warehousing business. At that time (1980s and early 1990s) the market for “business intelligence” software was wild. There were dozens of companies selling pc-based. Read more» The post IBM Buys Cognos – What will Happen to HR Analytics appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

Performance and Recruiting Management Shootout – Who Won?

Josh Bersin

Industry’s First Integrated Performance and Recruiting Shootout. This year’s shootout focused on the powerful integration (but not well understood or adopted) between performance management and recruiting including the coveted, and often elusive measure of “quality of hire. Four leading talent management suite vendors were included; Authoria, HRsmart, SuccessFactors, and Vurv had 75 minutes to demonstrate. Read more» The post Performance and Recruiting Management Shootout – Who Won?

The Death of the Performance Appraisal – Redefining Performance Management

Josh Bersin

Should we kill the performance appraisal process? . Over the last few years as we have studied the market for performance management systems, we have talked with dozens of HR executives and managers about their performance management process. In our discussions we find that organizations struggle mightily with the right way to craft the precise process. Read more» The post The Death of the Performance Appraisal – Redefining Performance Management appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

Next Generation Performance Management is Coming

Josh Bersin

Yesterday Taleo, one of the largest providers of online recruiting and applicant tracking systems, announced its long-awaited performance management system. As we have been writing for nearly two years, it is about time someone started to rethink this problem. The system is built on a whole new metaphor for user interfaces, giving the manager, employee, Read more» The post Next Generation Performance Management is Coming appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

HR Technology Conference 2006

Josh Bersin

Reflections on the 2006 HR Technology Conference. We recently attended the HR Technology trade show in Chicago. This conference is the only event purely focused on the selection and implementation of HR technology (primarily software systems). This year’s three-day event, held in Chicago in early October, drew more than 1,500 attendees and more than 220. Read more» The post HR Technology Conference 2006 appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Core HR Systems Talent Management

High Impact Talent Management: Top 22 High-Impact Processes

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

The Top 22 Business Processes which Drive Business Impact.

Talent Shortages Hit the Levels of 2007: In-house Talent Development Comes to Rescue

Rallyware for Human Resources

The post Talent Shortages Hit the Levels of 2007: In-house Talent Development Comes to Rescue appeared first on Rallyware. ManpowerGroup data shows that 40% of employers have difficulty in filling positions today. Such a shortage is higher than that during the Great Recession. In this article, we’ll explain how companies survived then and how you can solve employability issues with in-house talent development now.

The Bamboo Project Blog: We Need More Passion for the Work, Not the Organization

The Bamboo Project Blog

February 11, 2007 in Expectations , Human Capital , Management , Organizations , Skills and Knowledge , Staff Motivation , Staff Selection and Assignment , Tools and Resources | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference We Need More Passion for the Work, Not the Organization : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Ten Best Reasons to Be A Mentor

Nobscot

Jill asked a great question on the Mentor-me-Meg Update post - Why should someone be a mentor? What''s in it for them? To help answer that question, I have put together a list of the top 10 benefits of being a mentor.1) Sharpens your skills. Working with a mentee requires you to stay on top of your game. As you help someone else develop their ideas and work through their challenges, you

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The Bamboo Project Blog: My Personal Learning Environment

The Bamboo Project Blog

April 11, 2007 in career , excellence , knowledge management , knowledge sharing , learning , nptech , personal learning environment , PLE , professional development , Skills and Knowledge , Strategic THinking , Tools and Resources , Web 2.0 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference My Personal Learning Environment : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: Does Your Introversion/Extraversion Carry Over to Your Online Behavior?

The Bamboo Project Blog

December 21, 2007 in learning | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Does Your Introversion/Extraversion Carry Over to Your Online Behavior? Posted by: editec | December 21, 2007 at 07:05 AM I am ISTP, expressive tho. Posted by: rosie | December 21, 2007 at 07:08 AM Michele, thanks for picking this up and exploring it some more. Posted by: Ian Kemmish | December 22, 2007 at 12:01 AM Wow!

The Bamboo Project Blog: Welcome to Employee Learning Week: Seeing Yourself as a Learner

The Bamboo Project Blog

December 03, 2007 in ASTD Employee Learning Week , knowledge management , knowledge sharing , learning , personal learning environment , PLE | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Welcome to Employee Learning Week: Seeing Yourself as a Learner : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Beth Posted by: Beth Kanter | December 03, 2007 at 05:51 PM Michele, Excellent points.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Create a Cool Photo Collage for Your Website, Blog, Newsletter, Flickr Album and Just About Anything Else

The Bamboo Project Blog

September 30, 2007 in nptech , Tools and Resources | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Create a Cool Photo Collage for Your Website, Blog, Newsletter, Flickr Album and Just About Anything Else : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Posted by: Michele Martin | October 01, 2007 at 04:02 AM Happy Almost-Anniversary!

The Bamboo Project Blog: Egocentric vs. Object Centric Networks: I Think I Know the Problem With Ning

The Bamboo Project Blog

December 02, 2007 in networks , Ning , nptech , participatory culture , social networking , technology stewardship , Web 2.0 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Egocentric vs. Object Centric Networks: I Think I Know the Problem With Ning : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Posted by: John Powers | December 02, 2007 at 02:41 PM Hi Michele.

Transparent Office: Welcome to my blog

Transparent Office

Transparent Office Michael Idinopuloss Blog on Social Software in the Enterprise Home Archives Subscribe Main | Google Knol: Self-Interest not Community » December 22, 2007 Welcome to my blog I got interested in social software because of a surprise. through Sharepoint 2007 like Ed Erickson.

The Happy-to-Grumpy Metric

Nobscot

There''s a nice article on metrics in last month''s (June 2007) CFO magazine. The article brought up my favorite financial ratio - the "Happy to Grumpy" ratio which Wells Fargo uses to measure actively engaged employees to the actively disengaged. Says Wells Fargo''s CFO Howard Atkins, We want to measure what drives our results, and that includes team-member engagement. That measure might not get

The Bamboo Project Blog: Get Camtasia Studio for Free and Create Great Screencasts!

The Bamboo Project Blog

November 26, 2007 in nptech , screencasts | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Get Camtasia Studio for Free and Create Great Screencasts! The Bamboo Project Blog « For Blogging Beginners: Evolution of a Blog Post | Main | Talking Outside the System » Get Camtasia Studio for Free and Create Great Screencasts! Yesterday I created my first screencast on the evolution of a blog post.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Getting Started with Blogging: Advice For New Bloggers From Bamboo Project Readers

The Bamboo Project Blog

November 05, 2007 in Blogging , nptech , Tools and Resources , Web 2.0 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Getting Started with Blogging: Advice For New Bloggers From Bamboo Project Readers : » Advice for New Bloggers: 12 Tips on Writing for Your Blog from Wild Apricot Blog Michele Martins post asking readers "What advice do you have for new bloggers?"

The Bamboo Project Blog: Google Calendar + Remember the Milk= I Should Be Getting More Organized

The Bamboo Project Blog

October 02, 2007 in career , productivity , Tools and Resources | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Google Calendar + Remember the Milk= I Should Be Getting More Organized : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Posted by: Angela White | October 02, 2007 at 05:38 PM Thanks, Angela--I'm giving it my best shot.

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What Is The Best Pricing Model - Dynamic or Static?

Nobscot

An article in the summer MIT Sloan Management Review on dynamic pricing reminded me how much I dislike the concept of variable and negotiable pricing. Dynamic pricing is described by author Arvind Sahay as "where prices respond to supply and demand in real or near-real time." Sahay suggests that dynamic pricing provides a way to "reap higher profits" in every individual sale. That sounds well

Good "Fit" or Employee Discrimination?

Nobscot

Chick-fil-A Chairman S. Truett Cathy and his sons Dan T., CEO and "Bubba," SVP routinely making hiring and firing decisions based on their applicants'' and employees'' religious and marital status. More astoundingly, they make no attempt to hide the fact and speak openly to the press about it. According to the July 23rd issue of Forbes magazine:- The company''s corporate mission is to "glorify god

Transparent Office: Whos Afraid of Orphaned Pages?

Transparent Office

» December 28, 2007 Whos Afraid of Orphaned Pages? Transparent Office Michael Idinopuloss Blog on Social Software in the Enterprise Home Archives Subscribe « In-the-Flow and Above-the-Flow | Main | Email overload: what went wrong? Whats so bad about orphaned wiki pages? This question came into sharp relief in a conversation today with Jerry Michalski.The exchange was triggered by a harmless (I thought) edit I made to awiki for a private community to which I belong.

The Bamboo Project Blog: How I Organize Myself to Write a Blog Post

The Bamboo Project Blog

August 16, 2007 in Blogging , knowledge management , productivity , Tools and Resources | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference How I Organize Myself to Write a Blog Post : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. August 17, 2007 at 03:04 AM Hi, I follow a pretty similar process to the one you described.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: Seven Strategies for Supporting Personal Learning Environments at Work

The Bamboo Project Blog

Read More] Tracked on August 17, 2007 at 08:30 AM Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Posted by: Christine Martell | August 15, 2007 at 07:52 AM Christine, like you, I completely understand people's fear that this will all be more work. Posted by: Michele Martin | August 15, 2007 at 10:24 AM Walking them through it. Posted by: Christine Martell | August 15, 2007 at 09:11 PM Hi Michele, Truly amazing article!

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The Bamboo Project Blog: My Personal Learning Environment Mindmap Revised

The Bamboo Project Blog

August 17, 2007 in career , empowerment , knowledge management , knowledge sharing , learning , personal learning environment , PLE , professional development | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference My Personal Learning Environment Mindmap Revised : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Social Networking: Meet Corporate America

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

This week I was on a panel at the Oracle Users Group discussing the needs of the multi-generational workforce. Most of the attendees (HR and training managers) were focused on identifying what their organizations need to do to attract, manage, and integrate younger workers into their organizations. . Our research clearly shows that the Millenia (20s). Read more» The post Social Networking: Meet Corporate America appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Five Reasons Why You Need a Portfolio and Seven Reasons Why It Should Be Online

The Bamboo Project Blog

August 02, 2007 in eportfolio , learning , Management , nptech , portfolios , professional development , Tools and Resources | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Five Reasons Why You Need a Portfolio and Seven Reasons Why It Should Be Online : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Best Human Resources Recruiter Movie Ever

Nobscot

I love when I come across HR in fiction books and movies. Last night, I saw the greatest movie for recruiters. It''s called The Method and is a Spanish film by director Marcelo Piñeyro. The title refers to an assessment method used by the corporate "Personnel Officer" called the Grönholm Method. Here''s an excerpt from a New York Times review:In this Spanish comedy, based on a play by Jordi

The Bamboo Project Blog: The Rise of the Do-It-Yourself Portal

The Bamboo Project Blog

July 11, 2007 in Collaboration , conferencing , customer service , Educate , knowledge sharing , netvibes , networks , nptech , Pageflakes , Portals , productivity , Strategic THinking , Tools and Resources , Web 2.0 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The Rise of the Do-It-Yourself Portal : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Bamboo Project Blog: The Psychology of Email--Two Studies

The Bamboo Project Blog

According to one study cited by Dean (Byron and Baldridge, 2007): They found t hat, sure enough, using correctcapitalisation and emoticons tended to make a better impression onreaders.

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