5 Workplace Lessons We Learned from Mike Nichols

Cornerstone On Demand

" Nichols was instrumental in founding Chicago's famed Second City Improv troupe, where Tina Fey and so many other talented comedic performers got their start. "To me, ‘yes, and' means don't be afraid to contribute,” she wrote in her 2011 memoir Bossypants.

An Interactive Process Can Help Resolve ADA Accommodation Claims

TLNT: The Business of HR

Back in 2011, the EEOC announced that it had sued Kohl’s Department Stores for disability discrimination. ” Allegedly, when the employee told Kohl’s “that the scheduled hours could kill her, its store manager laughed and told her that she would not accommodate her.” HR News & Trends Legal Issues ADA EEOC HR basics HR management HR News HR trends Legal reasonable accommodation talent management By Eric B. Meyer.

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Your Organization Most Likely Has a Skills Gap. Here’s How to Close It


By Mark Brandau, Vice President, Talent Solutions, SuccessFactors, an SAP Company Think there isn’t a skills gap in your organization? In 2011, 20 percent of companies cited […]. Learning HCM hr HRTech Leadership Shortage Skills Assessment Skills Gap Skills Management Talent Management A new study by Accenture shows that 46% of executives at large U.S. companies say their organizations lack the skills they need.

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“I know the perfect person…”

HR Times

Posted by Robin Erickson on October 21, 2014. Talent is universal. is the Vice President for Talent Acquisition Research at Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. She writes about various topics in talent acquisition, including integrating with talent management, improving quality of hire for critical jobs, leveraging social recruiting to build talent pools, and building a global recruiting function. 3 The Talent Acquisition Factbook® 2011.

Referrals, on the Decline?

Cielo HR Leader

However, this number is down from 28% (-8.8%) in 2011. Could the crux of this issue be a lack of transparency/understanding of organization-wide talent acquisition? 2011: 1.) since 2011?

Facing the War for Talent in Asia

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Tony Jackson, Vice President of Talent Management for Asia, Aegon. And while you’re undergoing such an enormous challenge, why not go the extra mile – or 6000 – and move to the emerging talent hubs in Asia? Tony Jackson, Vice President of Talent Management for Asia at Aegon, an international insurance company did just that and hasn''t looked back since. Managing Talent is central to business.

Do Workations Increase Employee Absenteeism?


This is lower than the 2014 rate, which was 2.9. Further, a 2011 CIPD survey found that stress was also the leading cause of long-term sickness absence for workers. Step 2: Take a look to see if there is a relationship between absenteeism and a particular manager.

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Which Employees Do We Need In The Future? Not Only The Masterminds


This holds true for the so-called early talents as well as for high-ranked leaders. So, of course, these do matter, but mainly as a “threshold” as entry-level requirements for management positions. What Makes a Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters ( Goleman , 2014). 2011).

Recruit Smarter Not Harder


According to the Society for Human Resource Management (reporting on a recent survey by the DHI Group ), “…half of respondents (45 percent)…said that the time to fill open positions has lengthened since 2014. HR Technology Recruiting Talent Management HR Hr Tech recruiting recruitment

Which Employees Do We Need In The Future? Not Only The Masterminds


This holds true for the so-called early talents as well as for high-ranked leaders. So, of course, these do matter, but mainly as a “threshold” as entry-level requirements for management positions. Daniel Goleman incorporates almost three decades of research in his latest books and names four facets of EI to be highly relevant for the business world: Self-awareness, Self-management/-regulation, Empathy, and Social skill. 2011).

The Six Steps To Build A Remarkable Workplace


” Yet when PricewaterhouseCoopers asked 1,300 global CEOs about their operational priorities that same year, talent strategies didn’t make the top five. It’s a matter of what gets measured gets managed.

HCM Technology: When Acquisitions Go Right

Brandon Hall

With nearly half of organizations planning to increase their investment in both learning and talent acquisition technology over the next 12 months, market consolidation is a reality. SHL’s Acquisition of Previsor : This merger from 2011 of assessment providers SHL and Previsor made sense.

Shifting for the Gig Economy


Ravin Jesuthasan, managing director and global practice leader at Willis Towers Watson, estimates there are currently about 500 on-demand staffing platforms operating nationwide—for everyone from retail workers to software developers to attorneys. “It’s

Meet 5 HR Pros Who Became CEOs

Cornerstone On Demand

Gone are the days of interchangeable workers turning out widgets; the modern workplace is built on innovation and creativity, and getting the best ideas requires understanding how to attract, keep and work with the best talent. Talent Management Talent Management Human Resources CEOs

A Lasting Reminder to Hire Veterans


for vets versus 6 for the general population in 2014). Iraq and Afghanistan), the 2014 unemployment rate was 7.2 Also, since the launch of the 100,000 Jobs initiative in 2011 (which we’ve written about on this site ), Military Times reports 1.2

The Foundation of Successful Employees

ATD Human Capital

Having a strong onboarding program is one way to retain key talent. In 2014, Claudette Nunez, director of employee development and training at New York Community Bank (NYBC), and her team decided to focus on improving onboarding.

New Year, Same Story: 2016 Forecast Is For Another Year of 3% Raises

TLNT: The Business of HR

According to the latest survey by Towers Watson , the global talent management consultant, “Pay raises for U.S. ” Yes, you read that right — next year’s salary hike is projected to be the same 3 percent increase employees received this year and in 2014.

Instant Talent Assessment Appeals. But does it work?

HR Examiner

Instant Talent Analytics is a new technique that can provide an assessment of an individual without requiring the individual to take a test. Instant Talent Assessment Appeals. Sometimes, it’s all about making quick, accurate talent decisions vs. getting off to a great first impression.

Pay for performance—Here’s why


The perception of fairness has been established as a cornerstone of effective talent programs 4 —no one will think a system is fair if a team that accomplishes outstanding results gets the same rewards as one that misses the mark. Source: Forbes, 2014.