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More on Learning Through Blogging: What Readers Think

Boxes and Arrows

If you participate then you have to read properly and the value you gain from it is many times greater than just reading. 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." Micro-blogging at the conference enhanced our engagement with the sessions we attended, as you found during your experience.

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. This is not surprising since you did stay late last night (5:30) and got here early (9:00), so no one has really had time to send you anything. Attend first meeting with Customer Service management team. Employee vows to be on time from now on. Time to go.


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Recognition for a job well done with Dorothy Gibbons

Thrive Global

Recognition for a job well done is one of the most effective ways to give feedback. But if it isn’t timely or doesn’t convey that the giver really understands the depth of the accomplishment or effort, even recognition, the best of feedback, can come across sounding lame or insincere.

Mindfulness Skills in Times of Uncertainty

Thrive Global

Mindfulness is of course, setting one’s intention to pay attention to the present moment, without judgement. And more interestingly, what are the practices that can help you get through this exceedingly challenging time of stress and uncertainty? Over time, you’ll be amazed at the patterns that show up! Mindfulness is seeing the stories we generate for what they are; thoughts, not facts, happening in the present moment.

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

Strategic HCM

Unfortunately attendance wasn’t great so I’m going to post here covering the key points of my presentation. circles, to present roadmaps and journeys that all organisations are or should be on. There are many different approaches in talent management, and many different directions of travel going on at once as well. as well. Engaging in Working Time Change. ► 2008. “Errol, can you please send me the template as well.”

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

Thrive Global

After living for 20 years in Atlanta, Georgia (USA), my husband and I returned to South Africa in 2008. My Father, Archbishop Tutu, was invited to attend this meeting and of course, I took the opportunity to tag along with him and my husband!

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

Thrive Global

As a part of my series about “How To Develop Mindfulness And Serenity During Stressful Or Uncertain Times”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Denell Barbara Nawrocki. Denell Barbara Nawrocki, MA is an author, speaker, and holistic health expert specializing in Women’s health and wellness. Since 2008, Denell has done extensive study in the fields of health, healing, personal transformation, indigenous wisdom, plant medicine, and history.

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

Strategic HCM

Of course these are all areas that I write about here quite regularly, emphasising the connection between Internal Communication and (the rest of) Human Capital Management, which is why I’ve long been meaning to attend this event, particularly as it’s already the main event in IC practitioners’ calendars. ► 2008. I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn.

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

Strategic HCM

I try to post on most of the conference I attend, but sometimes struggle to get as much time as Id like. The conference was run without press attendance to encourage authentic contribution so I cant post on the proceedings, but I would like to comment on the key topics of the agends, which were: Internal vs external ( see previous T-E-N event ). There is a fairly prevalent view around that HR is just about doing basic things well (e.g. ► 2008.

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

Strategic HCM

I attended the Summit last year but couldn’t make it this time around. I agree leadership does need to look different there than here (and every other place as well). ► 2008. I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn. “Errol, can you please send me the template as well.” skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting.

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SHRM13 Why Your Talent aren't Talent - Jon Ingham's Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

I was in Chicago last week presenting on The New HR at SHRMs Annual Conference in Chicago. Ill also be attending, blogging and tweeting on Davids EMEA NeuroLeadership Summit in September. Presenting with Dave Ulrich and Insights on Behavi. ► 2008. I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn. “Errol, can you please send me the template as well.”

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3 Reasons Physical Offices & Face-to-Face Meetings Are Not Going Away

Workplace Psychology

The traditional, physical office is not going away any time soon despite advances in technology allowing people to work remotely , either at a home office, coworking space, virtual office, or another remote location (such as a coffee shop, library, or bookstore). Companies won’t invest time or money to address remote work structurally in their organizations. remote work, wellness programs, etc.), “innovation in terms of how the workplace and jobs are structured has been slow.

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

Thrive Global

Gillian O’Gorman Wellness Coach, Speaker & Founder of The Wellness Lounge. It was while attending my first ever personal development workshop ‘Enhance Your Life’ that I discovered this addiction. I realise that what I say next will sound contradictory coming from a Wellness Coach but here it goes… I am addicted to negative thinking. For the first time in my life I started to look for things to be happy and grateful for.

Strategies to Support and Fortify (vs. “Boost”) Your Immune System: Classical Chinese Medicine Wisdom for Optimal Health

Thrive Global

Why classical Chinese Medicine doesn’t seek to “boost” immunity (a peek into ancient wisdom for modern times). Payment was only received if the patients were well! My experience on a hiking trail taking in this vast vitality often brings me to a deep sense of gratitude for the intelligence of my own body; and the magnificence of the trillions of cells that perform complex functions without my conscious awareness (as well as the intelligence that governs the life cycles of those 8.7

The Talent Management Summit 2013 - Opportunity to Win! ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

OK, time to share a key event later in the year with you. Well, this year I am, or at least my blog is, going to be supporting it again. I need two senior, internal HR practitioners to attend the event - free - and blog for me! This years summit focuses on creating a mobile, agile workforce, and if you want to attend the event, I need some suggestions on doing this from you! Time to get going on social media. ► 2008. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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

Strategic HCM

Yesterday was Linkedin’s huge European Talent Connect conference for recruiters – over 500 people, double last year’s attendance (though still a lot smaller I’m sure than the US version held in Las Vegas recently). So sticking on the social element of the event, possibly the most interesting presentation, I suppose, was Linkedin’s announcement (though already launched in Las Vegas) of the Talent Brand Index = Engagement over Reach. ► 2008.

Laura Reiss: “Keep your lectures short and to the point!”

Thrive Global

In 2008, she harnessed this belief and started the first Kindness program at Sunrise Park Elementary in Boca Raton, FL, where her children were going to school. With his full support the 1st kindness matters 365 after school program started in 2008. Exceptional takes time, keep going.

A Lesson For Every Child: Learning About Food Allergies

Thrive Global

“A Lesson for Every Child is well-written and engaging for children and families to learn more about the seriousness of food allergy and anaphylaxis and how to safely manage, said FAACT CEO and Founder, Eleanor Garrow-Holding,” “I love the illustrations, which make it fun to read and learn; they are so delightful and upbeat. Brian Hom’s ,18-year-old son, BJ Hom, died on a family vacation in 2008 after eating a dessert that contained traces of peanuts.

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Compensation Trends: Disruption in Action at the 2017 Total Rewards Show

Compensation Today

Sheahan spoke compellingly about the need for today’s organizations to overcome the “relentless force of commoditization,” where new ideas become table stakes in an ever-shortening period of time and the winners are organizations that keep innovating. “Digital disruption” is a pervasive theme at some events I’ve attended outside the compensation realm this year.

Recruitment and the UK Candidate Experience ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

Well today its the UK Candidate Experience Awards (CandEs). I cant go unfortunately, though I would have loved to have done so if I could, having attended the first US awards at HR Technology in Las Vegas in 2011, and with my own focus on competitive advantage through the workforce, which easily extends to the potential workforce (i.e. All of these applicants in Nottingham could well be local and customers of Costa. Time to get going on social media. ► 2008.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers / 2 - Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

Right, well I’d half-started a series of posts on talent management (see ‘the truth about talent’ ) which I’d better complete… and rather than turning this into something that I’ll never get done, I’m just going to summarise a couple of the latest inputs on talent management which have caught my interest. A Chinese automaker attends job fairs in Germany, even though China produces large numbers of graduate engineers each year. ► 2008.

Larissa Malcolm of ‘Flourishing Focus’: “Beware of the shiny object”

Thrive Global

But sometimes disruptions can be times of opportunity. But some saw this as an opportune time to take their lives in a new direction. As a youngster, I spent a lot of time “junkin” with my Uncle Leo, who wasn’t really an uncle but a long-time family friend.

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Innovation, Quality & Entrepreneurship at Akshaya Patra


They use technology to cook more food in less time. Focus on Quality : When we went into the office, I could see some well defined checklists. It helps reduce the dropout rate to an enormous extent and increases classroom attendance.” By Maulik Shah , August 23, 2010 @ 12:36 pm Nicely observed and nicely presented by you.I

Leadership Mindset Matters Most in a Crisis

HR Daily Advisor

It was a frightening, stressful, and exhausting time. We never considered the possibility that the storm could change course and we didn’t have a well thought out plan for a variety of scenarios that could have unfolded. Register today for this timely HR event. In every case the severity or magnitude of the damage is an important consideration as well. I want the recovery to go as well as possible. by Denice R.

Disability Discrimination: Terminated Cancer Survivor’s ADA Claim Fails, Part 1

HR Daily Advisor

Willow got along well with her supervisor, “Kristy,” and consistently received positive performance evaluations. From roughly 2005 to 2008, she often took medical leave for medical appointments. In April 2008, Willow wanted to apply for a promotion to operations lead. Medtronic management received three customer complaints referencing calls Willow handled between July and September 2008. Later in September, Willow and Kristy met again with Mary present.

Todd Skiles: “Assess the risk”

Thrive Global

Both my father and mother were teachers in the school district that my siblings and I attended. I attended Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania where I applied for, and received, a two year Army ROTC scholarship. I also attended airborne school at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Moe Vela of TransparentBusiness: “Employers/Owners know that productivity is key to the success of their business”

Thrive Global

My experience as a manager has taught me that constructive feedback, whether in-person, video conference or in email form, is best presented by expressing appreciation for what the employee does well and I find the most effective way to deliver constructive criticism is in a bullet format.

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Jeff DeFranco: “If you can dream it, you can do it”

Thrive Global

This is always easy to say, but in a time of crisis, it becomes more evident and necessary to model. As a part of my series about the things we can do to remain hopeful and support each other during anxious times, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jeff DeFranco.

Leadership story: Leading with an infinite mindset

Stories Incorporated

Reading Time: 10 minutes. Prior to reading the King Arthur Flour story , I had just finished reading The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek , which felt incredibly timely (and was our April book club pick ). Thus, several of the case studies in the book center around how companies responded to crises, including 9/11 and the Great Financial Crisis in 2008. The King Arthur story is another real-time case study of (what seemed to be) an infinite-minded company taking on a crisis.

What elements of an improvement are transferable, and what adaptations are needed?

Conversation Matters

One of the questions to be discussed at the up-coming Salzburg Seminar I will be attend July10-15 is, “What elements of an improvement are transferable, and what adaptations are needed?” In this format the interaction is not a presentation but is a group discussion, what I referred earlier as collective sensemaking. This adaptation activity provides deeper understanding not only for the receivers but for the originators as well.

Terron Sims II: “Maintain a positive attitude”

Thrive Global

“There are times when the greatest causes you may one day fight are not your own, but the causes of others”?—?Terron From birth to high school graduation, I lived in California and Virginia twice, Louisiana, Texas, and part-time in North Carolina when my dad was a company commander.

QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.


Here are a few ways you can use power of storytelling: As a speaker/presenter, you can use stories to capture the imagination of audience. Great presenters tell great stories, anecdotes and experiences that truly engage the audience. Listen to their stories as well. As a sales leader , you can use power of well crafted stories to project your organization. Be creative, leaders, it’s time to “suck our teams into the vortex”!

The Superpowers of Caregiving

Thrive Global

My youngest son woke up several times that night coughing and crying. He was hospitalized for 5 days that time and nearly airlifted to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. This would happen several times again. GPA, never missed a class discussion, all of my assignments, projects, essays and papers were turned in on time and I received an A+ on my master’s thesis. The 4 Superpowers Needed to Develop Superhuman Strength for Caregiving During Difficult Times.

“Begin to implement the plan.” With Rich and John Harty

Thrive Global

He has a customized wheelchair that offers him the freedom to the motor to his full-time job as a manager of a recreational center. Every day he overcomes constant pain and struggles with an upbeat, positive personality and an ever-present infectious smile. Rich and I were born and raised in Highland Park, Illinois, both attending Deerfield grade, middle and high schools. Rich attended and graduated from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb in 1987.

Joanna Scott of ‘The LiFT Network’: “Network like crazy!?”

Thrive Global

The LiFT Network is all about collaboration between like-minded organizations and Joanna exemplifies this by providing guidance where she can, as well as bringing in outside consultants. At the same time, where I came from, money or power wasn’t my goal. This works in reverse as well.

ADA and FMLA Best Practices Pay Off for Cash-Handling Company

HR Daily Advisor

Melissa” began working as an armored truck driver and guard for Loomis Armored US, LLC, in 2008. Melissa claimed that in late 2008, she suffered a seizure or fainting spell while she was driving an armored truck. Marvin,” who was with her in the truck, testified that at the time of the incident, she wasn’t driving erratically, and he didn’t see anything that indicated she was having a seizure. by Martin J. Regimbal. The U.S.

How to Build in Personal Brand in #HR & Recruiting #SHRM16


Today (Wednesday), I’m giving a “Social Share” presentation with Dave Ryan at 7:45 AM EST on Establishing a Personal Brand. It takes time. My goal in 2008 was to become a famous HR blogger. Ask them what you do well. This means attending conferences, meeting with friends for coffee and giving people back. Come join us on your way to the closing keynote. It’s just to the right of the escalator before entering the keynote room. .

“Apply and explore unique strengths” With Tyler Gallagher & Dr. Clare Martin

Thrive Global

More by happenstance than planning, I attended an all-girls high school. In looking back, I think this served me well as there were no expectations about which subjects a girl should like or be good at. Like a lot of people, I was very nervous about presenting to large groups.

“When one door closes, another door opens”, Dr. Joanna Massey and Parveen Panwar, Mr. Activated

Thrive Global

As a part of my series about the “5 Ways That Businesses Can Help Promote The Mental Wellness Of Their Employees” I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Joanna Massey. She has worked for over 25 years as a strategist advising on global brand reputation management in the United States, as well as with partners in Europe, the UK, China and India. For example, I have attended multiple Oscar, Emmy and Grammy award ceremonies. Habits can play a huge role in mental wellness.

Kevin Schmiegel and Paul Cucinotta: “Remain focused on the mission”

Thrive Global

Two decades after serving in a combat unit at a time our nation was at war, they are serving together again to support military, first responders, and medical personnel while our homeland is again under attack?—?this this time by an invisible enemy. this time by an invisible enemy.