2008 Financial Crisis for Dummies: The Causes and the Consequences

Take It Personel-ly

If you experienced the Great Recession of 2008, you know how it felt. Living through history makes it hard to understand the causes and effects. Figuring out what caused it is a different story. Are you wondering what happened 12 years ago to cause such a devastating economic downturn?

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Irish Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008

Rezoomo

Alan McQuaid, chief economist with Merrion, pointed out that the jobless rate in October was the lowest since February 2008. The post Irish Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008 appeared first on Rezoomo Blog. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell marginally to 5.3% in October.

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Best Leadership Blogs of 2008

Transparent Office

I'm very excited to share the 10 nominees for the 2008 Best Leadership Blog contest with you. The contest is again hosted by Kevin Eikenberry , and this year I was part of the panel this year that narrowed down the field to 10 best. One randomly drawn voter will be given a three month membership in the Remarkable Leadership Learning System. Here are the 10 (in no particular order): Management Craft : Lisa Haneberg. Leading Blog : Michael McKinney. All Things Workplace : Steve Roesler.

Three Lessons Learned From 2008: A Recession Guide For Talent Acquisition Leaders

Forbes Human Resources Council

How do we switch our strategies for a recession and a potential upturn? Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy leadership

Leading the VUCA World with Empathy, Humility & Inclusivity

The world is in crisis. The United States is in crisis. Amid the coronavi­rus pandemic, we have wit­nessed racial violence, racist threats, and hate crimes toward black people and other minority communities in America. The global public health pandemic, coupled with social in­justice, has swept the world, making an unprecedented impact on every aspect of human life. This crisis is just the latest example of the VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity) world we are living in—a world that has presented us with the 911 terrorist attacks, the 2008 eco­nomic crisis, the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, and ongoing systemic injustice. Are we prepared to live and cope with this unparalleled turmoil over the long run? How can we lead the VUCA world in the 21st century?

Talent management and ISO 9001:2008 Clause 8

Saba

Do you think HR has nothing to do with ISO 9001:2008? Using a talent management system can help you meet the requirements and certifications set out in ISO 9001:2008, improve your company’s operations, align individual and organizational goals, and boost customer satisfaction

Multiemployer Pension Plan Funding Nears Peak Since 2008 Crash, Study Says

HR Daily Advisor

Multiemployer retirement plans’ funding in the first half of 2017 neared its best position since the market collapse of 2008, according to a new study by the actuarial consulting firm Milliman.

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Softscape Settles SuccessFactors Lawsuit

Josh Bersin

Today Softscape settled the lawsuit filed by SuccessFactors in March of 2008. This lawsuit, which we wrote about in a prior blog post, revolved around a contentious sales presentation which was. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

After Talent Management: Enter People Management

Josh Bersin

Business and HR leaders have been focused on integrated talent management for the last three years now, and it is clear that talent management concepts, strategy, and solutions have started to. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Five Reasons to Focus on Recruiting in 2009

Josh Bersin

Here we are entering the worst recession in more than 30 years, reading about layoffs, downsizing, and restructuring in almost every industry. So why would I start our 2009 research with a discussion. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

From 2008 to 2018: 8 Ways HR Has Evolved to Put People First

RiseSmart

From the 2008 recession to major technological advances, the events over the past decade shape how we work today. The world of work has changed drastically over the past 10 years—so it’s no surprise that the role of HR has evolved too. A few distinct global HR trends have fundamentally changed how HR practitioners approach strategic implementation of people processes

Life or Death: Building a Corporate Learning Culture

Josh Bersin

Witness the number of companies undergoing a wrenching transformation (read “potential death&# ) in today’s economy: the US Auto industry (GM, Ford, Chrysler) , the US Newspaper. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Lessons from Yahoo: Enduring Organizations Manage Executive Succession

Josh Bersin

This week we witnessed another vivid lesson in the value of executive succession: Jerry Yang steps down as the CEO of Yahoo! Yang replaced Terry Semel, who spent years trying to build Yahoo! Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Terry Semel

Fear: Does your organization have the Courage to invest in tough times?

Josh Bersin

You can’t pick up a newspaper these days without reading about more business downturns, layoffs, and lowered expectations for retail sales, automobiles, consumer products, housing, and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Where is the “Talent Management” Market going?

Josh Bersin

As the US economy lost 240,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate rises to 6.5%, one of the questions I know many people ask is the direction of the “talent management&#. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Restructuring HR: Where are we going

Josh Bersin

In the last year many of our research members and clients have come to us for help in restructuring their HR or Learning & Development organizations. There have been three major forces at play. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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What to Say the Next Time Someone Asks Why They Should Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog

Although WIRED is now claiming that blogs are dead , I'm not buying that. Maybe they're dead to a minuscule group of people who are easily bored and only talk in 140 character spurts, but if learning is reduced to tweets, I think we're in big trouble.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: What Are You Doing to Invest in Yourself?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Flickr photo via wonderwebby November 25, 2008 in career , Career Management 2.0 , empowerment , professional development | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference What Are You Doing to Invest in Yourself?

When Memories Exceed Dreams

The Bamboo Project Blog

Michael Hammer said: When memories exceed dreams, the end is near. The hallmark of a truly successful organization is the willingness to abandon what made it successful and start fresh. I think this is true for individuals, too. Have your memories exceeded your dreams? What do you need to abandon?

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The Tyranny of Now

The Bamboo Project Blog

Lately, I've been ruled by "The Now"-- the insistent demands of the ringing phone, the urgent email, the client who needs me to do something IMMEDIATELY to solve her problem.

What Are You Doing to Invest in Yourself?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Harold Jarche points us to a recently released study on corporate responses to the recession/depression we're currently in: This morning the CLC (Corporate Leadership Council). released the results of a survey that asked CEOs which areas were to suffer the most in response to the crisis.

What Are You Doing to Invest in Yourself?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Harold Jarche points us to a recently released study on corporate responses to the recession/depression we're currently in: This morning the CLC (Corporate Leadership Council). released the results of a survey that asked CEOs which areas were to suffer the most in response to the crisis.

Aurico Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Aurico

On May 31, 2013, Aurico earned the ISO 9001:2008 Certification through an ANAB accredited certification body, AudIT³, LLC. Hopkinson stated “I concluded that Aurico had established and maintained a management system in line with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, and demonstrated to me that it had the ability to systematically achieve the requirements for the service it provides, in line with the scope of its activities and in accordance with its policy and objectives.

More on Learning Through Blogging: What Readers Think

Boxes and Arrows

I attended Penn State's 2008 TLT (Teaching & Learning with Technology) Symposium in March 2008 as a requirement for a graduate class I was taking, entitled "Disruptive Technology in the Teaching & Learning Process."

Work-in-Progress Culture

Transparent Office

Much has been made in the last 5 years about the democratization of publishing and how the line between publishers and consumers of content is getting blurred. It's an attractive way to describe the trend. Hey, who doesn't like more democracy?) But I think it misdescribes what's really happening. The real paradigm shift in Web 2.0, I believe, is the blurring the line between publication and collaboration. In the old days, people collaborated in private.

Happy Holidays--Time to "Let the Belly Go Jelly!"

The Bamboo Project Blog

Tis the season. to gain weight! And in that vein, let me share with you the latest holiday tune, "Let the Belly go Jelly," from a colleague who apparently has a lot of time on his hands. That's Tim on the left, in the hat). Happy Holidays!

I'm Sorry, But This is Taking Twitter TOO Far!

The Bamboo Project Blog

An NYU grad student has invented a device that his pregnant wife can wear to transmit each kick of their unborn child. For a class project, the second year grad student invented what he dubbed the Kickbee.

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The Company We Keep--and the Environment We Make

The Bamboo Project Blog

As American's we're taught (sometimes implicitly) that we rise or fall on our own merits, that through our individual goals and activities we can achieve anything we want. I've always had a problem with this philosophy.

What Are the Rules of Your New Ecosystem?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Seth Godin has an interesting post : Businesses live in ecosystems. A series of rules and assumptions that, taken together, make a thriving mechanism. We get stuck because we believe that the rules of our ecosystem are permanent and transferable.

What Are the Rules of Your New Ecosystem?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Seth Godin has an interesting post : Businesses live in ecosystems. A series of rules and assumptions that, taken together, make a thriving mechanism. We get stuck because we believe that the rules of our ecosystem are permanent and transferable.

What Are the Rules of Your New Ecosystem?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Seth Godin has an interesting post : Businesses live in ecosystems. A series of rules and assumptions that, taken together, make a thriving mechanism. We get stuck because we believe that the rules of our ecosystem are permanent and transferable.

The Tyranny of Now

The Bamboo Project Blog

Lately, I've been ruled by "The Now"-- the insistent demands of the ringing phone, the urgent email, the client who needs me to do something IMMEDIATELY to solve her problem.

The Tyranny of Now

The Bamboo Project Blog

Lately, I've been ruled by "The Now"-- the insistent demands of the ringing phone, the urgent email, the client who needs me to do something IMMEDIATELY to solve her problem.

Avoiding "SpeedFit" Syndrome

The Bamboo Project Blog

This video cracks me up. It's a product video for a treadmill that "walks/runs" the streets while you're treading on it. Because apparently it's too hard to just walk or run ON the street.

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Some Video Advice from Two Companies On Using Online Communities of Practice

The Bamboo Project Blog

A couple of short videos on communities of practice. The first is from Dave Vance, former president of Caterpillar University, who shares some of Caterpillar's experiences in facilitating online communities of practice. His advice?

The Most Important Thing I'll Do This Year

The Bamboo Project Blog

If you're an American, then today is Election Day. If you do nothing else, please get out and vote. Find your polling place. Check out the voting myths and make sure you and people you know don't fall for them. Report any problems you have at your polling place.

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Blogging, Podcasting and Screencasting with ASTD Cascadia

The Bamboo Project Blog

I’m just back from a long week of training and Wii bowling with Christine Martell , which explains my unanticipated blogging break. I had intended to write, I swear, but somehow time changes and cross-country travel got in my way.

How to Make Better Decisions: Get Persian

Transparent Office

I’m always looking for ways to make better decisions. As an IT manager, I get to make a LOT of decisions every day. Some big ones, some little ones, but lots of decisions. So when I read the latest ChangeThis manifesto listings, the Persian’s guide to decision making caught my attention.

6 Steps to Mapping Your Goals

Transparent Office

Note: This is a guest post from @Stephen, editor of Business Development in Context and a co-founder of the work.life.creativity forum. You can follow him on Twitter at @hdbb_stephen. Have you ever decided to take a long weekend and go on a road-trip?

What to do when someone is out of the office unexpectedly?

Transparent Office

A ton of things need to be thought of when one person is out of the office unexpectedly, and even more things when you’re shorthanded and stressed out. This year, my team has been stressed out and shorthanded a LOT!