What is it Really Like to Be in HR?

Evil HR Lady

From time to time, I have people ask me what a typical day as an HR professional is like. So, I thought I'd take the time today to answer that question. Arrive at the office. They just wanted to thank all of us for helping them out with the headcount they needed for the annual budget review." One message from an employee thanking you for the coaching you gave. "It Just some announcements from the company. Did you get the bagels?"

Tracking Time and Attendance for Remote Workers

nettime solutions

When Tara Hood logged in from her home office recently, she was doing what more than 100 million other professionals across the US were doing: working remotely. That’s the estimate of how many workers currently make up the remote workforce. And the number is on the rise. Time tracking for remote workers increases in importance. For some companies, working remotely is already part of the culture. Download “Always On the Clock” here.

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More on Learning Through Blogging: What Readers Think

Boxes and Arrows

My post a few days ago arguing that the real value of blogging lies not just in reading blogs, but in commenting on blog posts and writing your own, generated a lot of comments and some great references to what others are thinking. Most people seemed to agree with my premise that while reading blog posts can be helpful to learning, commenting and being a blogger yourself adds even more value. Learning is an active process. If learners want to learn, they will learn.

Hiring In a Tight Labor Market

Reviewsnap

This means that the always challenging job of finding good people becomes even more challenging. Once you begin to allow your organization to fill positions with marginal people, you have started the performance erosion process. Try to stay focused on the fact that the success of your business is highly dependent upon the number of high performers you bring in and keep in your organization. Are they taking enough time to do justice to the hiring process?

How to create products customers love

Knowledge Musings

I attended a webinar by Marty Cagan of the Silicon Valley Product Group, where he discussed some a "top ten" elements from his new book, Inspired: How to Create Products Customers Love. The webinar will be archived at the FeaturePlan website. He started out by reiterating the highlight of his webinar from March : The job of the product manager is to discover a product that is valuable , usable and feasible. What do you want the product to be?

Roger Allen of Fresh Artists: “Be willing to fail but learn from it each time”

Thrive Global

Be willing to fail but learn from it each time. Art beckons kids to stand back, assess the situation and start over to make something new, better and more exciting than the world has seen before. Things didn’t always work out the way I thought they would.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Evil HR Lady

I'm in HR and currently have a job where I was responsible for creating a training program. I was the first person to do this for the company and everyone thinks I'm doing a fantastic job. Here, I feel like I'm not doing that great of a job, I have too much free time, very little oversight and the people who need to attend training are not coming anyway. My current organization would probably not be able to find a replacement given the location.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Evil HR Lady

I'm in HR and currently have a job where I was responsible for creating a training program. I was the first person to do this for the company and everyone thinks I'm doing a fantastic job. Here, I feel like I'm not doing that great of a job, I have too much free time, very little oversight and the people who need to attend training are not coming anyway. My current organization would probably not be able to find a replacement given the location.

Understanding Quality by Design

Knowledge Musings

During my last week in Chicago I attended the iBio event on Understanding Quality by Design - a panel discussion between Venkat Venkatasubramanian (Purdue), Dan Heighway ( Eli Lilly ), and Sam Venugopal ( Conformia ). The goal of the FDA's Quality by Design initiative is to create a "maximally efficient, agile, flexible manufacturing sector that reliably produces high-quality products without extensive regulatory oversight." And for the FDA?

Manager Troubles

Evil HR Lady

What is the best way to deal with a team leader who is constantly putting others down verbally, cussing me and other employees, and milking the time clock for overtime? I have been to the HR dept. I am responsible for ordering whatever maintenance needs and doing inventory on a monthly basis on the parts we have. My abrupt turn and question caught the Character off guard. The look on his face was priceless. Here's the form for that."

A Practical Guide to Training Evaluation

Analytics in HR

According to the latest Training Industry Report , US companies have spent over $82.5 billion on training in 2020. Throughout the pandemic, companies have continued to invest heavily in the learning and development of employees. What is training evaluation?

How Career Re-Entry Programs Are Tackling the Gender Gap One Hire at a Time

Cornerstone On Demand

While the media is brimming with advice about how to attract the youngest and brightest talent , companies are grappling with another, arguably more elusive recruiting challenge: finding experienced women to help bridge the long-standing corporate gender gap. percent of executive officers in the Fortune 500, only 12.4 With a wave of enthusiastic and skilled women returning to the workforce, businesses are eager to bring on this new source of talent.

Mindfulness Skills in Times of Uncertainty

Thrive Global

With ‘shelter in place’ and ‘stay at home’ orders firmly in place around the globe now, all of us are challenged to literally build resilience, from the inside – We will need to build emotional self-care skills, for when stress gets high, and emotions strong.

Three Things to Consider When Moving Brick & Mortar Assessment Centers Online

Pinsight

As the popularity of virtual assessment centers increases, more and more organizations and consultancies are moving their brick and mortar assessment centers online. But the transition is not as simple as one might think. Here are the three biggest considerations. The main reasons for this digital transformation of the assessment center practice are enhanced efficiency, lower cost, and better representation of today’s jobs. What’s the business case?

Three Things to Consider When Moving Brick & Mortar Assessment Centers Online

Pinsight

As the popularity of virtual assessment centers increases, more and more organizations and consultancies are moving their brick and mortar assessment centers online. But the transition is not as simple as one might think. Here are the three biggest considerations. The main reasons for this digital transformation of the assessment center practice are enhanced efficiency, lower cost, and better representation of today’s jobs. What’s the business case?

Three Things to Consider When Moving Brick & Mortar Assessment Centers Online

Pinsight

With the global pandemic of COVID-19, several changes are being made among organizations faster than preferred. Working solely through an online virtual platform brings many challenges with it such as configuring remote work, technology, team dynamics, communication, etc. 2008 ).

The Suicide Epidemic: Turning to Your EAP for Solutions in Times of Crisis

ACI Specialty Benefits

Pulitzer Prize nominee David Foster Wallace, one of the most celebrated authors of our time, published his critically acclaimed novel Infinite Jest in 1996. In 2008 his wife found him dead, having hanged himself at the age of 46. Robin Williams, easily one of the most successful comedians who ever lived, had a career that spanned more than 30 years and won him numerous awards, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the movie Good Will Hunting.

Joseph Foley of Punch Pedal House: “If you don’t truly love what you are about to start, you’re wasting your time because it should and will consume you”

Thrive Global

If you don’t truly love what you are about to start, you’re wasting your time because it should and will consume you. As part of my series about the “Five Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Startup”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Joseph Foley.

Lisa Klarich of WebPT: “Be prepared to put in the time”

Thrive Global

Be prepared to put in the time: Although virtual events may seem easier set up on paper, in reality, there is still a ton of prep work involved. Plus, planners, speakers and attendees are all dealing with exponentially more learning curves?—?and

Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe: “There comes a time when quitting is not an option”

Thrive Global

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 95 million children go to school without the benefit of the simplest of infrastructure, a school desk. As part of my series about “individuals and organizations making an important social impact”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe.

Cherie Koester of ‘Earthworks Environmental’: “Search for the best that you can train”

Thrive Global

First and foremost, the journey is much longer than you think. Secondly, never bite off more than you can chew. Search for the best that you can train. Cherie Koester is the CEO at Earthworks Environmental, an experienced environmental consulting firm in the U.S.,

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“Take the time to take care of ourselves” with Candice Georgiadis, Sonia Khemiri and Sylvie Giret

Thrive Global

As a part of our series about how technology will be changing the beauty industry over the next five years,I had the pleasure of interviewing Beautyque NYC Co-Founders Sonia Khemiri and Sylvie Giret. Before we dive in, our readers would love to learn a bit more about you.

Author Denell Barbara Nawrocki: ?How To Develop Mindfulness And Serenity During Stressful Or Uncertain Times?

Thrive Global

Decision making, inspired action, using our voices, standing for what we believe in, and having strong boundaries with our body will transform the society we live in. Can you share with us the backstory about what brought you to your specific career path?

“How Extremely Busy Executives Make Time To Be Great Parents”, With Dr. Ely Weinschneider & Eric Fontanot

Thrive Global

The most important job I have is being a good husband and good father. It is important to spend as much intentional time as possible nurturing, teaching, discipling and most importantly loving my daughter. This also means being an example, walking the talk so to speak, because children will mimic you long before they listen to you. As a part of my series about “ How extremely busy executives make time to be great parents ” I had the pleasure to interview Eric Fontanot.

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

Strategic HCM

It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.". #1 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Stop Checking the Box. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. The New (Social) HR. Gamification - thats the name of the game HR. The summit take place in London on 10 to 11 October and it’d be great to see you there. ► 2008. Learning. (55).

Innovation vs efficiency ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.". #1 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Stop Checking the Box. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. The New (Social) HR. Gamification - thats the name of the game HR. I try to post on most of the conference I attend, but sometimes struggle to get as much time as Id like. ► 2008.

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People Strategies for Asia ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.". #1 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Stop Checking the Box. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. The New (Social) HR. Gamification - thats the name of the game HR. So my mate Dave will be out in Singapore by now for the Human Capital Summit taking place there today and tomorrow. on the agenda).

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delaying a start date, resigning at the wrong time, and more

Ask a Manager

I’m looking for something at the Director or above level, and, yay, already have a bunch of good prospects on the horizon. Given the role I’m in right now, I’d need to give at least a month’s notice to successfully transition my projects, and since it’s summer, I’d really like to take a substantial vacation. It can be, but it depends on the role and the organization. Back in my accounting/finance days, I used to apply for jobs all the time.

Can’t afford to pay more? Be radically transparent with candidates

Workable

The salaries were so breathtaking, I emailed it to myself using the subject line ‘silly salaries’. Worse, what are small- and mid-sized businesses meant to do, when trying to attract people who have the choice of jobs, when they know they cannot possibly compete on salary?

5 Popular Entrepreneurial Development Programs in 2019

Career Metis

In an era where start-ups are the norm, and small businesses are budding from every corner, entrepreneurship is flourishing around the world. However, the growth of startups and small businesses is accompanied by a rise in failure rates of start-ups. in 2008.

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. Three or four years ago, I attended a workshop run by the Institute for the Future. At the time, I was responsible for knowledge technology at management consultancy McKinsey & Company.

The Bamboo Project Blog: 5 Reasons You Dont Need Training

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog « The "How Do You Write" Meme Continues to Spread | Main | We Need More Passion for the Work, Not the Organization » 5 Reasons You Dont Need Training When management finds that staff are not engaging in work behaviors desired by the organization, they often turn to training as the response for "fixing" the problem. But training frequently isnt the answer.

5 Best Hiring and Onboarding Tools for HR in 2022

HR Lineup

Every employer or HR professional strives to source the best candidates and ensure their smooth transition. Sourcing quality talent and thoroughly preparing them for the tasks ahead put them in the right frame of mind to get started and achieve business goals.

A Lesson For Every Child: Learning About Food Allergies

Thrive Global

With a long history as an advocate for those with food allergies, and especially children, Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino, contacted author/illustrator Sally Huss to see if she would consider doing a children’s book on the subject. About the Book. Learning was everything to Mrs. Emerson.

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Spotlight on HR: Jeremy Bonewitz

Recruiters Lineup

This is an opportunity to learn from other HR managers and exchange best practices, advice, and general experience. I have been in the recruitment world since July of 2008, starting with Aerotek in Colorado Springs. My brother-in-law was the Director of Business Operations for the Mountain Region area at the time and not knowing what I really wanted to do, he suggested I give recruiting a shot. Now I am the Talent Acquisition Manager at Stantec.

#E20S Social Talent Management ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.". #1 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Stop Checking the Box. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. The New (Social) HR. Gamification - thats the name of the game HR. My own session at the Enterprise 2.0 I dont believe this is true in general and its certainly not the case for talent management.

#InTalent Europe ? Linkedin and talent brand risks ~ HR to HR 2.0.

Strategic HCM

It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.". #1 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Stop Checking the Box. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. The New (Social) HR. Gamification - thats the name of the game HR. The event was a mixture of announcements around Linkedin Recruiter tools you’re hopefully aware of (and if you’re not, you should be!),