Are you still hiring like it's 2009?

BerniePortal

It may be because your hiring process is stuck in 2009. Check out this column in Recruiter : Many small and mid-sized businesses are struggling to stay fully staffed. With unemployment under 4 percent, the talent market is as competitive as it has been in 50 years — but unfortunately, many small businesses haven’t updated their hiring procedures in a decade.

LMS 2009 Research Released

Josh Bersin

Today, at our IMPACT 2009 Research Conference, we released our 2009 Learning Management Systems research which details the pivotal changes taking place in the market for corporate learning platforms. Tags: Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS Learning On-Demand learning management systems lms 2009

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Thoughts from the 2009 HR Technology Conference

Josh Bersin

Read more» The post Thoughts from the 2009 HR Technology Conference appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Once each year we travel to Chicago to gather with Bill Kutik and dozens of HR vendors to see the latest and greatest technologies applied to human resources.

Why Salary.com Won the 2009 HR Technology Shootout

Josh Bersin

Read more» The post Why Salary.com Won the 2009 HR Technology Shootout appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. For the last two Octobers we have travelled to the HR Technology Conference to see four HR software providers show off their software in the Talent Management Shootout.

Thoughts from the 2009 HR Technology Conference

Josh Bersin

Once each year we travel to Chicago to gather with Bill Kutik and dozens of HR vendors to see the latest and greatest technologies applied to human resources. This year’s conference was as exciting. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Seeing the Constellations: Thoughts from IMPACT 2009

Josh Bersin

We just completed our IMPACT® 2009 Research Conference in Florida, which brought together over 300 top HR and L&D leaders from around the world. One of the things I talked about in my keynote is. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Why Salary.com Won the 2009 HR Technology Shootout

Josh Bersin

For the last two Octobers we have travelled to the HR Technology Conference to see four HR software providers show off their software in the Talent Management Shootout. While the Shootout is a. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Your HR and L&D Career in 2009: The Career Factbook

Josh Bersin

How has the Human Resources and Training and Development profession changed in the last few years? What are the real motivations and career paths for people in our profession? How do people move. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux When the year ends, we tend to retrospect. February 2009: Experiences and Learning on Respecting people This essential post touched upon the issue of respecting people at workplace. March 2009: Personal Leadership - It shines in difficult times We are all leaders - but our education, upbringing and organization structures suppresses our leadership traits.

Predicting 2009

Workday

As I sat down to think about the year to come, what’s interesting is that in spite of all the talk of global uncertainty there are some things about 2009 that seem pretty crystal clear. Cliche, perhaps, but please indulge me as we start the year. Let me know if you agree

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Bizarre Interview

Evil HR Lady

I went through the weirdest interview yesterday. I interviewed with a panel of managers. The managers had five key questions. I was told at the beginning of the interview that they had received 200 applications and that staffing used the resumes to select 25 qualified people to interview.

Bizarre Interview

Evil HR Lady

I went through the weirdest interview yesterday. I interviewed with a panel of managers. The managers had five key questions. I was told at the beginning of the interview that they had received 200 applications and that staffing used the resumes to select 25 qualified people to interview.

Chosen Time

True Faith HR

It was with great interest that I read about Ben Eubanks’ “ Introducing the HR Education Series ,” at UpstartHR.com. As someone who has taught HR for 14 years, and who has been intimately involved with SHRM College Relations at the local, state, regional and national level, the subject is near and dear to my heart. Working in small, liberal arts college, I am the sole proprietor of our HR program. Its success or failure is dependent on how well I carry out my job.

No Experience

Evil HR Lady

First I just wanted to say that I really enjoy reading your blog. I like your straight forward answers and sense of humor! My question to you is what should a new graduate like me do to get into the HR world? A little bit about me: I’ve graduated with my BA in psych in 07 and will receive my MBA in Sept 09. I’ve also gotten a HR Certificate. I’ve worked as a recruiter for about a year at a staffing agency and found that sale was not something I enjoy.

No Experience

Evil HR Lady

First I just wanted to say that I really enjoy reading your blog. I like your straight forward answers and sense of humor! My question to you is what should a new graduate like me do to get into the HR world? A little bit about me: I’ve graduated with my BA in psych in 07 and will receive my MBA in Sept 09. I’ve also gotten a HR Certificate. I’ve worked as a recruiter for about a year at a staffing agency and found that sale was not something I enjoy.

How to get hired?

Evil HR Lady

A reader sent me an e-mail and a link to Jason Calacanis' article: How to Hire--and Get Hired in a Recession. Calacanis advises the candidate to make it clear that you are a super hard worker. You keep up with the industry trends. You give your all to your company. He gives 8 questions he likes to ask. Do you live to work or work to live? Do you consider yourself a workaholic? Do you think there is anything wrong with being a workaholic? Are you able to turn it off at 6 p.m.

How to get hired?

Evil HR Lady

A reader sent me an e-mail and a link to Jason Calacanis' article: How to Hire--and Get Hired in a Recession. Calacanis advises the candidate to make it clear that you are a super hard worker. You keep up with the industry trends. You give your all to your company. He gives 8 questions he likes to ask. Do you live to work or work to live? Do you consider yourself a workaholic? Do you think there is anything wrong with being a workaholic? Are you able to turn it off at 6 p.m.

People not just Megawatts: The Vestas Story

Josh Bersin

Tags: Leadership Development vestas Learning Programs impact 2009 Talent Management Performance Management Enterprise Learning onboarding

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: December 2009

Future of Work

This is the December 2009 issue of our free monthly newsletter, Future of Work Agenda. 2009 has been tough year for just about everyone we know. We welcome comments on any of these articles. You can also access the newsletter directly on our website, at this link. The holidays are upon us – and we’re ringing out the old year, looking forward to the new one. We—all of us together—have had to face a multitude of tough challenges and even tougher decisions.

From E-Learning to We-Learning

Josh Bersin

The corporate training industry is undergoing some major changes. Over last few months we have been involved in many discussions with organizations about the tremendous needs to build, manage, and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Learning Culture Learning On-Demand Learning Programs cisco citrix e-learning facebook linkedin microsoft Plateau Saba sun taleo we-learning webex

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Modern Corporate Training: The Enterprise Learning Framework

Josh Bersin

Over the last year or so we have talked with hundreds of companies about their desire to transform their corporate training programs to take advantage of social networking, knowledge management, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Learning Culture Learning On-Demand Learning Programs enterprise learning framework

Discussions with our Research Members: Five Topics to Watch for 2010

Josh Bersin

I just finished a research member roundtable with some of our major clients and want to share five big issues we see emerging for 2010: 1. Diversity as a talent management strategy. Nearly all of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

2010 Talent Management Systems Customer Satisfaction Released

Josh Bersin

After almost a year of effort we just released our first-ever Talent Management Systems Customer Satisfaction research. We will be publishing this annually, with next year’s results to coincide with the HR Technology Conference in Fall of 2010.

Informal Learning becomes Formal

Josh Bersin

It’s now official. After surveying our entire research membership and having more than 30 conversations with leading HR and learning leaders (including with Xerox, Accenture, British Telecom, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. bt peter butler accenture Learning Culture Saba josh bersin department of defense informal learning CornerstoneOnDemand network appliance british telecom Learning 2.0

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Taleo 10: Taleo Becomes an End-to-End Talent Management Software Company

Josh Bersin

Today Taleo announced Taleo 10, the company’s new product family name for Taleo Enterprise Recruiting, Taleo Performance, Taleo Compensation, and Taleo Development. Yes, today Taleo formally announced that the company is in the end-to-end “Unified Talent Management” platform market.

SuccessFactors Rebrands Itself Business Execution Software

Josh Bersin

This week SuccessFactors took a somewhat bold move by relaunching itself as a “Business Execution” software company.

Talent Management Software Market shows Signs of Life

Josh Bersin

Billion by the end of 2009. Even in this year’s terrible economy, the Talent Management Software market continues to show signs of life. We estimate this important market will reach around $2.4 Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Are Customers Satisfied with Talent Management Software? Find out.

Josh Bersin

As the talent management software industry continues to grow and mature, it is time to ask some critical questions. How well do these systems really work? How well do they drive value? Do they meet customer expectations?

SuccessFactors vs. Taleo – The Gorillas for 2010

Josh Bersin

As we recap 2009 and look ahead to 2010 in the market for talent management software, two gorillas have emerged: Taleo and SuccessFactors. While together these companies make up less than 20% of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

The Coaching & Development Model of Management Proves Itself Again

Josh Bersin

From the 2009 Talent Management Factbook®, n=780 organizations). The top issue on the minds of HR leaders today is the need to “rebuild a culture of performance&# in their organizations. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

SuccessFactors vs. Taleo – The Gorillas for 2010

Josh Bersin

As we recap 2009 and look ahead to 2010 in the market for talent management software, two gorillas have emerged: Taleo and SuccessFactors. While together these companies make up less than 20% of the total market, their size and growth has made them companies to watch as this market continues to grow and mature. Read more» The post SuccessFactors vs. Taleo – The Gorillas for 2010 appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

Forget the Kids--It's the Adults Online Who Need Critical Thinking Skills

The Bamboo Project Blog

Stephen Downes points to a column by Larry Magid on the need for today's young people to develop critical thinking skills that will help them better evaluate what they read online. In it, Magid talks about the fact that in the old days" of mass media we had "trusted" news sources that we could generally rely on for the "truth." With the proliferation of media in the Internet age, this has changed.

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Taleo 10: Taleo Becomes an End-to-End Talent Management Software Company

Josh Bersin

Today Taleo announced Taleo 10, the company’s new product family name for Taleo Enterprise Recruiting, Taleo Performance, Taleo Compensation, and Taleo Development. Yes, today Taleo formally. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

The Talent Management Software Slump

Josh Bersin

We have been carefully looking at the Talent Management Software market over the last few weeks, and the first quarter of 2009 was a bit of a disaster. The market for performance and succession. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Doing Less with Less

Josh Bersin

In preparation for our upcoming research conference IMPACT 2009: The Business of Talent®, I just finished a conference call with six executives from well known HR and corporate training outsourcing. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.