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. Benefits 2016 data DB PBGC

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HR Data Quality

HR Examiner

Neil McCormick and Dr. Chris Andrews discuss the need for a globally recognized, structured approach, to managing and maintaining the overall workforce data quality in organizations. HR Data Quality. His statement that ‘ Data depreciates.

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

The Bamboo Project Blog

He says he chose Twitter because not only is it easy to initiate an SMS message to any mobile phone, but it also acts as a data log. An NYU grad student has invented a device that his pregnant wife can wear to transmit each kick of their unborn child.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: The Social Media Spiral

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Creation level is fundamentally about taking all of this data and interaction and using it to tell a variety of different stories. Posted by: Shannon Ritter | January 13, 2008 at 11:23 AM Shannon has it. Posted by: Christine Martell | January 14, 2008 at 03:37 PM Drat.

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How Visualizing Intent Data Can Improve Win-Rate Percentages

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

There are plenty of reasons to invest in third-party intent data —to improve content marketing strategy, maximize sales enablement, support personalized marketing, or even optimize ABM efforts. What a Marvel Data Visualization Teaches Us About Intent Mapping.

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4 Solution Areas

Transparent Office

Valuable competitive data gathered in the field is either not captured or bottled up in highly structured call reports. One of the questions I get a lot is "What do you use a wiki for?" It's a fundamental question, but I've been frustrated for a while at how long-winded and imprecise the answers are that people give to it.

HR Roles

Evil HR Lady

The can be the actual HRIS itself, where employee data is stored (employment history, salary, grade, etc) or supporting systems, such as training and development systems and resume tracking systems. These people provide data--usually to the HR business partners--to help them make decisions. First I must say how much I’ve enjoyed your blog – it helped me a lot when I applied for a new job last year.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Between 2008 and 2015, it was the subject of 226 official complaints filed against Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

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How to talk like a leader!

Transparent Office

After this state-of-the-art research fused with rigorous analysis of the data and the composition of the meatballs, Dr. Z has concluded that leaders do not know how to talk like leaders. I am re-publishing this post. It was a special post because it had an impact. This post was very important to me as Galba Bright, who died this year in March, and was one of the most wonderful bloggers really enjoyed the “belly laugh&# he got from this article.

MyBusinessBooks Releases Marketing Plan Manual

Reviewsnap

Analyze and organize information and data needed to develop your plan. MyBusinessBooks has just released our new Marketing Plan Manual! Writing a comprehensive and sound marketing plan can mean the difference between success and failure. The Marketing Plan Manual is a complete guide that includes all of the instructions, forms and templates needed to write the kind of plan that will help ensure high levels of success.

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Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Between 2008 and 2015, it was the subject of 226 official complaints filed against Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Between 2008 and 2015, it was the subject of 226 official complaints filed against Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

Think Strategically

Reviewsnap

Analyze and process data and information in an unbiased manner. Take the time to gather good data/information, but don''t get caught up in over-analyzing things! Getting employees to think strategically rather than operationally can be difficult. Here are some simple tips on learning to think more strategically: 1.Remember that the foundation for a sound strategic plan is goals. They provide direction and focus and well as a basis for finding alternative ways of achieving them.

Business Problem: High Employee Turnover Quick Tip

Reviewsnap

Market data is available from a variety of source, but be careful which sources you use. A common problem in many organizations. Employee turnover is very costly to any organization. Keep in mind that employee turnover is generally the result of more than one factor. Follow these steps in assessing and dealing with this problem: 1. Ask the employees how they feel about working for the organization.

Let's Talk about Numbers

Transparent Office

And for all of those things, you need to talk: to your teammates, your colleagues, your data providers, your analysts, etc. Even if one person builds the spreadsheet, the data and thinking that goes into it almost always comes from a broader team of contributors. Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, SocialText has made another major product announcement: SocialCalc , the first truly wiki-integrated spreadsheet.

The Results From Management Strong Stuff

Transparent Office

Here is the data from the the survey composed of 122 responses. Strength impoverishment in our workplaces. by David Zinger. Assessing the poverty of strengths in the workplace. Here are the results from my latest management strength survey. 55% of people have had no strength training. 18% of participants spent less than 1/5 of their day using their strengths. only 9% of participants spent over 4/5ths of their day using their strengths.

Google Insights first look

Knowledge Musings

Maybe the search term needs to be something massively popular for this regional data to make sense. Blue = 2008; Red = 2007; Yellow = 2006; Green = 2005; Purple = 2004. It appears that many things I search show a general decline from 2004 to 2008. Updated: Fixed URL to Insights.

Thoughts about Talent Management

Working Girl

Best of breed solutions must be integrated to core business systems in order to link to employee data, staffing processes and business performance results and that can be difficult to maintain.

Webinar: Ten Tips for Driving Better Project Outcomes

Knowledge Musings

I loved this one: "Avoid swivel-chair integration" - integration that involves entering data in one place, spinning your swivel chair to enter data on another panel. I sat in on a Catalyze Community webinar today, given by Carey Schwaber , a Sr. Analyst at Forrester Research. The topic was "Ten Tips for Driving Better Project Outcomes" and was directed at the Business Analyst role, which is one way to view the Product Management role. (A

How much structure do you carry

Knowledge Musings

BridgePoint Experts' Corner: Unstructured Data and the 80 Percent Rule. snip] It does seem obvious that a very high proportion of data is unstructured: How much of your workday is spent reading or writing e-mails, reports, or articles and the like, in conversations, or listening to live or recorded audio? But the connections that I can draw about that data can really only be expressed in words and language.

Eco-Friendly KM

Knowledge Musings

A recent article ( Computing 7th Feb ) on 'going green' aimed at IT professionals highlighted five tips for eco-friendly IT: increase server and storage in data centres - modern kit is less energy consuming than oder kit install energy efficient PCs and monitors print fewer documents enforce poser management (i.e. Knowledge is weightless - so it ought to exhibit a low carbon footprint, right? Well perhaps not, if you have to travel widely to gain or impart knowledge.

Is Talent Management getting away from automation?

Working Girl

Certainly the company and team performance are invaluable data points for a successful performance review but is that the chicken or the egg? A recent AMR report ''When Performance Management Worlds Collide, Business Will Benefit'' made an interesting point that we are seeing a shift from automation to intelligence.

Event: The Push and Pull of Knowledge Management in R&D

Knowledge Musings

We are in a world where we need to have greater flexibility and easier access to data than ever before. InnovationWell are doing another event at Bryn Mawr (Philadelphia) on 13 October The Push and Pull of Knowledge Management in R&D : Knowledge Management in the pharmaceutical industry has been undergoing a transition over the past 5-10 years.

Career Changes and Salary

Evil HR Lady

I really think I could be a good HR analyst going into comp and benefits since I have been in consulting for six years and have a lot of financial data analysis, communication, and customer service skills. Just with different data. We can train you how to look at compensation data. I want to join the wonderful world of HR because it is just so darn interesting.

Career Changes and Salary

Evil HR Lady

I really think I could be a good HR analyst going into comp and benefits since I have been in consulting for six years and have a lot of financial data analysis, communication, and customer service skills. Just with different data. We can train you how to look at compensation data. I want to join the wonderful world of HR because it is just so darn interesting.

HR Roles

Evil HR Lady

The can be the actual HRIS itself, where employee data is stored (employment history, salary, grade, etc) or supporting systems, such as training and development systems and resume tracking systems. These people provide data--usually to the HR business partners--to help them make decisions. First I must say how much I’ve enjoyed your blog – it helped me a lot when I applied for a new job last year.

Punitive Measures

Evil HR Lady

At the end of each day the policy is that all time sheets are to be handed in, so that at the end of the week I am not doing the data entry and payroll for 36 people. But, I assume this reason hasn't and doing data entry for 36 people is a huge task and you need the time. I work for a company with technicians who travel to residence/business for installation or service.

Punitive Measures

Evil HR Lady

At the end of each day the policy is that all time sheets are to be handed in, so that at the end of the week I am not doing the data entry and payroll for 36 people. But, I assume this reason hasn't and doing data entry for 36 people is a huge task and you need the time. I work for a company with technicians who travel to residence/business for installation or service.

A Lousy Raise

Evil HR Lady

To complicate matters, our pay increase formula typically includes comparison with market data (some are at market, some are below) and scores from performance appraisals.

Whatever happened to.?

Knowledge Musings

I was asked last week by Jerry Ash, editor of InsideKnowledge , to contribute an article on IT as an enabler of KM. He drew my attention to an article of mine written in 1998, saying "it just needs a little updating". The article in question is ' Knowledge Management: The Role of Technology'.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

Between 2008 and 2015, it was the subject of 226 official complaints filed against Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies. Here are four common ageism myths we debunked with the data: Myth #1: Older tech workers are less valued.

TSheets Data Reveals Longer Days, Hiring Squeeze for Construction Workers

Tsheets

An analysis of anonymous timesheet data from more than 12,000 US construction companies reveals they are currently adding fewer jobs than in 2016, and their employees are working longer hours than at any point in the past three years.

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Big Data and Privacy: The Human Consequence of Security Breaches

TalentCulture

data breaches last year, and the risk is predicted to grow exponentially. Data privacy is one of the biggest threats facing businesses this year and, in years to come. The Stress of Keeping Big Data Secure. There are different types of data breaches.

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Friday Five: Tinder for Jobs, Ego-Driven Recruiting and Data Security

Workology

Temp workers were a key part of the early recovery from the 2008 crash and a similar slowdown in temp hiring was observed just before the crash. Since the start of the recovery from the 2008 crash, the monthly BLS jobs report has been one of the only consistently bright sources of news.

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Should Big Data Be Used To Measure Employee Productivity?

SAP Innovation

With the amount of interfacing we do with technology growing rapidly and exponentially, it has become easy for companies to track and collect data related to our behavior. Does giving employees a sense of control over the quantity and kinds of data being collected have an impact? 2008).

Watson Says Multiple Channels of Recognition Mean Higher Engagement

China Gorman

Here’s what I like about whitepapers from IBM’s Smarter Workforce Institute: they are short in length and long on data and context. I appreciate that they share the underlying scientific concepts within their analyses of the data from their massive WorkTrends™ survey.

It’s Big Data Versus Mother Nature In Texas Showdown

SAP Innovation

In fact, Houston saw some of its worst flooding since Hurricane Ike slammed into the Gulf Coast in 2008. Next steps for data. Smart grid technology is only one way we use data to improve our emergency response,” says James.

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