Global Upside Achieves ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 Certification

Global Upside

Global Upside announced that it been awarded certification for ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011, which is a service management system (SMS) standard. The post Global Upside Achieves ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 Certification appeared first on Global Upside.

IMPACT 2011 Wrapup – Watch the Keynotes

Josh Bersin

We just finished a thrilling week in Florida at IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent®, our annual research conference. Business Trends Enterprise Learning Talent Management borderless workplace IMPACT 2011 impact 2012 keynotesI sincerely hope that the 450 of you who joined us had as much fun as I did. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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Yes, HR Really Does Make a Difference – HR Factbook Research Proves Business Value

Josh Bersin

This week we published the first ever HR Factbook®, a comprehensive benchmarking study which summarizes almost two years of research into the spending, resource allocation, and staffing levels of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Human Resources Leadership Development HR Factbook Talent Management

L&D Professionals: Look Who's Hiring

Bersin with Deloitte

Get the latest training spending and staffing data in our annual report, The Corporate Learning Factbook 2011 Training professionals have had a tough time during the recession, facing budget cuts, layoffs, salary freezes, furloughs, and more. But there are signs that the worst may be over. The most positive sign of a turnaround is that many training groups began to hire again in 2010. Staffing increased 6%, on average, within U.S. learning & development organizations during the year.

Building the Borderless Workplace: IMPACT 2011 Research Conference

Josh Bersin

Business Trends Enterprise Learning Talent Management impact IMPACT 2011This year is our fourth annual Learning and Talent Management Research Conference, IMPACT: The Business of Talent® (April 26-29 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida) and it is. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Gratitude 2011

QAspire

At various points in 2011, they connected via Twitter, emails and blog to extend help, inspiration and opportunities. Gratefulness fills me whenever a year ends. Each year brings along new hopes, some challenges, many opportunities. When the year ends, we look back and ruminate on how we did to seize those opportunities, to face those challenges and what we learned out of it all.

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IMPACT 2011: Live Streaming – Mark your Calendar

Josh Bersin

Next week we launch IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent®, our fourth annual research conference. For those of you who follow our blogs and our research, the conference is sold out. But if you. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Content Development Corporate Culture HR Systems Innovation Leadership Development Learning 2.0

Preview of HR Technology Conference 2011

Josh Bersin

Here it is the even of the HR Technology Conference - and we eagerly await dozens of news releases, product introductions, tweets, and announcements of exciting new technologies in the areas of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems LMS, LCMS

How to Handle Holiday Vacation Requests

Insperity

Bob, Susie and Mike all want to schedule their remaining vacation days for the last two weeks of the year. All three can’t be out of the office at the same time, and the decision must be made about who should be granted time off. Allowing workers to book their remaining vacation while keeping your business running smoothly can be a daunting task. As another year draws to a close, your employees may be scrambling to schedule their holidays, not wanting to forfeit their paid days off.

You Need a Smart Retention Strategy, Because It’s Not 2011 Anymore

TLNT: The Business of HR

I opened my email last week to see a message from a dear friend that said, “I resigned!!!! I pulled the trigger!!”. My friend and I have talked FOR YEARS about her unhappiness and lack of engagement , about the corporate politics and leadership egos that consume her days, about the constant pressure to do more with fewer people and resources, and about her exit strategy. That’s right. She has had an exit strategy , and she has been refining and polishing it for years.

The Best Employee Engagement Blog Posts: 7 for 2011

David Zinger

Here is my personal list of the top 7 blog posts for 2011: 1. Employee Engagement and the 3 Word Theme: Stop, Focus, and Finish Do you have a 3 word theme to guide your work engagement for 2011? Employee Engagement: What’s Up with Gamification If 2011 was the year of gamification, what are you playing? I believe gamification is one of the key engagement approaches and tools for 2011 and beyond.

Update from TaleoWorld 2011: Talent Intelligence, Mobile, and LinkedIn Partnership

Josh Bersin

Read more» The post Update from TaleoWorld 2011: Talent Intelligence, Mobile, and LinkedIn Partnership appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. This week Taleo held their annual user conference and attracted more than 1,600 customers. As part of the event Taleo introduced two new product enhancements – one called Taleo Radar and the other a major announcement with LinkedIn. In this blog I will discuss Taleo’s strategy and talent intelligence story, and overview the Radar and.

Update from TaleoWorld 2011: Talent Intelligence, Mobile, and LinkedIn Partnership

Josh Bersin

This week Taleo held their annual user conference and attracted more than 1,600 customers. As part of the event Taleo introduced two new product enhancements – one called Taleo Radar and the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems Talent Management linkedin successfactors taleo

Preview of HR Technology Conference 2011

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Read more» The post Preview of HR Technology Conference 2011 appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

SuccessFactors Q2 2011 Financials – Plateau Moves to SaaS Focus

Josh Bersin

SuccessFactors just announced another stellar quarter (48% YTY growth in revenues, 42% YTY growth in billings), and the CEO Lars Dalgaard talked extensively about the company’s progress with. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems Leadership Development LMS, LCMS Performance Management Workforce Planning

How to Build a High-Impact Learning Organization – 2011 Edition

Josh Bersin

How do you build a high-impact learning organization? As many of you know, it’s not as easy as it looks. Back in 2008 we essentially wrote the book on this topic when we launched our. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Content Development Learning Programs LMS, LCMS hilo

IMPACT 2011: Live Streaming – Mark your Calendar

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Next week we launch IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent® , our fourth annual research conference. Read more» The post IMPACT 2011: Live Streaming – Mark your Calendar appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond New year brings with it new predictions, agendas, resolutions and trends. From Seth Godin’s post “ What is Excellence ” at Tom Peters website So, seeking/delivering excellence in everything you do is a goal worth chasing in 2011 (and beyond). On that note, wish you an “excellent” 2011! - - - - - Stay tuned to QAspire Blog: Subscribe via RSS or Email, Connect via Facebook or Follow us on Twitter.

Why SaaS is Greener

Working Girl

According McKinsey research paper '' Data Centers: How to Cut Carbon Emissions and Costs ,'' the world''s 44 million servers consumed.5% of all electricity in 2008, with data center emissions approaching those of small countries and projected to quadruple by 2020. The same report estimated that 25% of the average IT budget is spent on computing resources, including facilities, storage devices, servers and staffing and that the average corporate data center is only about 5% efficient. Yikes.

Successful Conversations About Diversity In the Workplace

Insperity

Don’t talk about someone’s differences, right? Not necessarily. There are healthy discussions to be had when the issue of diversity is addressed with sensitivity. You can use respectful conversations to better understand your employees and to acknowledge their values. Here are some success stories about diversity in the workplace — with one not-so-successful tale. Diwali Observance.

2011 Newsletters

Future of Work

Click on any month to access the full newsletter, or click on a feature article link to go directly to that individual article: March (Feature Article: " When Did Temporary Become Permanent? "). April (Feature: " From Workplace Services to Workforce Support "). May (Feature : " Growing Talent for Tomorrow's Industries "). July-August (Feature: " It's Time to Rethink How and Why We Do What We Do "). September (Feature: " Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow ").

FEDERAL INDUSTRY NEWS

Aurico

FLRA Issues Guidance on Information Requests The Federal Labor Relations Authority’s General Counsel recently issued a guidance document stating that Federal agencies must provide their specific rationale for denying requests for information from Federal employees’ unions when that rationale is employee privacy-related.

Oasis Outsourcing, A Top PEO Company, Enhances Its Offerings With ReviewSNAP Performance Management System

Reviewsnap

ReviewSNAP™, an acclaimed Web-based performance management system, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Oasis Outsourcing, one of the largest Professional Employer Organizations (PEO) in the United States. Oasis Outsourcing has chosen ReviewSNAP as its exclusive performance management system to offer to its clients. Oasis provides outsourced human resources, employee benefits, payroll administration and risk management services to its more than 3,000 clients nationwide.

HR Challenges in 2011

Strategic HCM

Picture credit: BotMultichillT Technorati Tags: HR , talent , human capital , management , predictions , forecasts , 2011 , survey Consulting - Research - Speaking - Training - Writing Strategy - Talent - Engagement - Change and OD Contact me to create more value for your business jon [dot] ingham [at] strategic [dash] hcm [dot] com. I opened this short 17 question survey towards the end of last year and it temporarily closed last week.

Project Social: Managing HR Talent

Working Girl

During a recent chat my project social partner Dave Ryan and I agreed that HR certification doesn’t automatically confer expertise in all the myriad facets of HR and a new post topic was born! Be sure to check out Dave’s latest post about the many hats HR must wear. HR is like housework: There are things you have to do every day, like dishes and picking up toys.

Gangster

True Faith HR

Facing personnel problems (in this case, the star RB of the Detroit Lions, Jahvid Best, was suffering from a concussion), the Lions and Philadelphia Eagles engaged in a common practice - the trading of employees. However, the trade had an uncommon result. According to ESPN , Detroit''s trade with Philadelphia that exchanged seldom-used veteran running backs Ronnie Brown and Jerome Harrison has been voided.

Companies Continue to Invest in HR Technology to Manage Workforce, Towers Perrin Report

Insperity

Despite current economic challenges, global organizations continue to invest and find value in human resource (HR) technology systems, according to a recent study by Towers Perrin. Although survey respondents expressed mixed views on the effectiveness of certain technologies, particularly around talent management, technology investment overall remains a clear focus for organizations in 2008.

John Boudreau transforming HR at #HRTechConf

Strategic HCM

John Boudreau is another one of those not-such-a-favourite-of-mine academics , but my HR blogging friend in Singapore, Abhishek Mittal, has been singing his praises, so I’ve been looking forward to his session in Las Vegas. Boudreau has been encouraging us to think more like scientists – to get between the ears of our leaders.

HR Challenges 2011 – Survey Results

Strategic HCM

Technorati Tags: HR , challenge , predictions , forecasts , survey , strategy , 2011 Consulting - Research - Speaking - Training - Writing Strategy - Talent - Engagement - Change and OD Contact me to create more value for your business jon [dot] ingham [at] strategic [dash] hcm [dot] com. As may know, I’ve been running a short survey over the last few months. This is now closed and I’ve been through the results.

5 tips for Being a Freelance Worker

On The Job

I often get asked how to become a freelance writer and editor, because a lot of people are intrigued at the thought of working from home in their pajamas and having time to just do what they want every day. I always quickly set them straight: The freelance business is tough, and working in your pajamas every day starts to make you feel like a mental-ward patient. And any spare time you have will be spent throwing in a load of laundry and cleaning up dog puke.

A Round Up of My Writing in January 2011

QAspire

January 2011 – a new year that started with new energy, new hopes and new aspirations. In case you missed reading any of my posts, here is a quick round up of all my writing in January 2011. My Writing at QAspire Blog: A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond. Round Ups January 2011 Round UpA year to take our endeavors to the next level and relentlessly chase excellence. Perhaps a reason why I started my year with this post on Excellence.

Modern Workforce: Visibility, Alignment and Optimization

Working Girl

Guest Post by Leighanne Levensaler Strong global economic growth is expected this year, and the U.S. economy will see "substantial acceleration" over the next two years, according to Goldman Sachs economists. Yet as we savor this positive outlook, let''s remember there''s also the risk of failure to have the right talent to respond to new opportunities.

Why I Hope to See You at IMPACT 2011, our Fourth Annual Research Conference

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Petersburg Florida, we will be holding our fourth annual research conference, IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent. Read more» The post Why I Hope to See You at IMPACT 2011, our Fourth Annual Research Conference appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. On April 26-28, in beautiful St. I would really encourage you to join us. Here is why. This is the only conference in the talent management, training, and systems marketplace which is 100% focused on providing you.

Hey Now What You Doing

True Faith HR

If its early-January, it means that many college professors and students are on winter break. It also means that it is the heart of tenure and promotion season. Untenured faculty are busy preparing to submit their application in the hopes of gaining that next step in their academic career. For most schools, the tenure and promotion is one and the same. At the school where I work, this decision is decoupled.you may earn tenure before being promoted from assistant to associate professor.

HCI Top Talent Blog 2011

Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM has been chosen by analysts at the Human Capital Institute (HCI) as one of HCI''s Top 50 Talent Blogs for 2011. Technorati Tags: HCI , Human Capital Institute , Summit , Atlanta , 2011 , blog Consulting - Research - Speaking - Training - Writing Strategy - Talent - Engagement - Change and OD Contact me to create more value for your business jon [dot] ingham [at] strategic [dash] hcm [dot] com.