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. Learn more at: Global Upside Corporation: www.gu-corp.com.

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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Building the Borderless Workplace: IMPACT 2011 Research Conference

Josh Bersin

This 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. Business Trends Enterprise Learning Talent Management impact IMPACT 2011Petersburg, Florida) and it is. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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

Josh Bersin

Petersburg Florida, we will be holding our fourth annual research conference, IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent. Learning Culture Learning On-Demand Learning Programs LMS, LCMS Measurement Organization & Governance Performance Management Sourcing and Recruiting Succession Management Talent Strategy Workforce Planning IMPACT 2011On April 26-28, in beautiful St. I would really encourage you to join us. Here is.

Gratitude 2011

QAspire

At various points in 2011, they connected via Twitter, emails and blog to extend help, inspiration and opportunities. This year, he wrote “Poke the Box” and released several other master pieces at The Domino Project. Gratefulness fills me whenever a year ends. Each year brings along new hopes, some challenges, many opportunities.

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John Boudreau transforming HR at #HRTechConf

Strategic HCM

We need to get better at using risk management as the basis for workforce planning, rather than seeing it as just stopping something bad from happening. If you look at any of the case studies I’ve featured in my blog, eg Mahindra & Mahindra which I wrote about last week, or Zappos , where I’ll be on Thursday, none of these have anything do to with science.

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: 33 Keys for Engaged Wellbeing What do we see when we take a closer look at engaged well being in the workplace? We need to look carefully at the the physical and experiential invitational structures we create in organizations to foster collaboration, co-creation, and community with our employees and customers. Contact David Zinger today at 204 254 2130 or dzinger@shaw.ca

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. One thing that remains constant (and has remained constant) is “Excellence” – which is at the core of the success of any organization, product, service or an individual. 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

There are several forces at work here: Rising demand for data - Companies want real-time access to complex analytics and historical data to support business decisions. 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.

FEDERAL INDUSTRY NEWS

Aurico

Please see below for links to the documents referenced in this update: The report is available at [link]. The withdrawn commentary is available at [link]. The informal staff opinion letters are available at [link]. The formal withdrawal of the prior commentary is available at [link]. The FTC’s press release is available at [link].

Successful Conversations About Diversity In the Workplace

Insperity

While Bruce Hurwitz was working at a Bronx nursing home, he participated in a diversity-sensitivity workshop. They were each coming to the table assuming that everybody had good will,” says Hertzog, director of Human Capital Development Programs at Cornell University’s ILR School. In another example, Hertzog was working at a bank as the director of global diversity. But attempts at conversations about diversity can fall flat.

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.

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

Reviewsnap

President of ReviewSNAP, Dave Arringdale, said “Our newly formed partnership with Oasis Outsourcing is exciting because Oasis shares our passion for helping organizations of all sizes to look more strategically at their employees’ performance. 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.

Gangster

True Faith HR

Could Ford make a play for a senior accountant at Chrysler? Could Amazon be angling for an up and coming software engineer at Google? It is tough to see how Bill in accounting is doing at another organization. Would workers be more anxious knowing they could possibly be moving to another organization at a moment''s notice? Would it create a whole new cadre of performance scouts evaluating talent at other employers?

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

The second challenge is specialization , which Dave recently wrote about over at Xpert HR. 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.

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

Insperity

However, only 15 percent of respondents are decreasing their technology spend in 2008, and the remaining 55 percent are maintaining their technology budgets at 2007 levels. Organizations clearly find some value in performance and talent management-related technologies, although not nearly at the level one would hope for,” said Keebler.

HR Challenges 2011 – Survey Results

Strategic HCM

One third of you suggested that your HR strategy is not really tailored but only a handful suggested there was no tailoring at all. And about 15% said you didn’t really have a strategy in this area with a similar number saying you didn’t have a strategy like this at all (about the same as the number as suggested that you do not really have a tailored HR strategy). As may know, I’ve been running a short survey over the last few months.

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. QAspire Blog was featured in Management Improvement Carnival Blog Review by Wally Bock at Three Star Leadership Blog. Round Ups January 2011 Round Up

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. The biggest fixed cost an employer has is payroll," says Tim Ozier , director of contract staffing at MRINetwork in Philadelphia.

Modern Workforce: Visibility, Alignment and Optimization

Working Girl

They create a culture that is skilled at optimizing talent to readily absorb and adapt to external shocks, and as a result, they outperform their competition. HR should be joined to business strategy at the hip. They are competent at the administrivia of pay, benefits, and retirement, but companies increasingly are farming those functions out to contractors who can handle such routine tasks at lower expense.

Hey Now What You Doing

True Faith HR

At the school where I work, this decision is decoupled.you may earn tenure before being promoted from assistant to associate professor. Lets first look at the criteria. You may earn tenure at our institution by showing scholarship potential, but promotion often hinges on turning that potential into production (while maintaining continued competence in the other criteria). If its early-January, it means that many college professors and students are on winter break.

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. You may remember that I had entered a competition at the end of last year to win a prize at the Management Innovation eXchange (the MIX) which would have given me a ticket to HCI’s summit in Atlanta this week.

Viva Las Vegas - SHRM Annual Conference 2011

Reviewsnap

The conference, to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center June 26 – 29, 2011 will have some powerful speakers and entertainment. So stop by and visit with us at booth 1028. We all know that Las Vegas is about glitz and fun and this year’s SHRM Annual Confer ence and Exposition promises to offer plenty of both. Keith Urban will be playing to a large crowd on Monday evening and Michael J.

Here to Stay

True Faith HR

Interspersed with these attacks is a look at 5 children hoping to stake their claim on one of the coveted spots in a charter school, the alternative which Guggenheim appears to champion. I watched the film Waiting for Superman with great expectations, and, not surprisingly, those expectations were not met. Directed by Davis Guggenheim (director of Al Gore''s An Inconvenient Truth and husband of actress Elizabeth Shue) , the documentary focuses on the failing U.S.

A Round Up of My Writing in February 2011

QAspire

At QAspire Blog, January 2011 started with a post on “excellence”. In February 2011, we explored these areas a bit further. Organizational excellence is not possible without balancing people, process and leadership aspects. In case you missed any of these posts in Feb, here is a quick round up of all my writing in February

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2011: The Year of Visibility

Working Girl

Well, they were bound to discover it at some point. These are the themes that must concern us in 2011 if we are to recover from the greed, short-sightedness and personal tragedy of the previous two years. So I am going to make a prediction and call 2011 ‘The Year of Visibility,’ because companies that rely on reactionary hiring, contracting and downsizing in lieu of informed business planning probably won’t be around in five years.

SuccessFactors Q2 2011 Financials – Plateau Moves to SaaS Focus

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

First, from a financial standpoint SuccessFactors continues to grow at an amazing rate. Read more» The post SuccessFactors Q2 2011 Financials – Plateau Moves to SaaS Focus appeared first on 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 the acquisitions of Infohrm, Cubetree, Jambok, and Plateau.

It’s Not “What” You Know, But “Who” You Know!

ApplicantStack

The jobs typically post as a status update on your site and you can reach thousands of contacts at the same time for free! As I review open jobs in this tough economy, they seem to be more specialized and require narrower experience and education, making identifying and hiring qualified talent even more difficult.

i4cp: Critical Human Capital Issues 2011

Strategic HCM

But I’ve now had a look through the initial results ( the survey actually only closes at the weekend) and I think you’ll find them interesting. One of my favourites is i4cp’s list of critical human capital issues in 2011. Among the most interesting findings are: The changes from 2010 to 2011 – with ‘measuring and rewarding results’ having the greatest decline in criticality, and ‘innovation and creativity’ increasing the most.

HRExaminer Declares David Zinger #1 in the Top Online Influencer in Leadership 2011

David Zinger

This reinforces the original finding that the emerging world of social media is a new frontier not well understood – or at least not embraced – by the old guard of well-known leadership personalities. Leadership Through Reach, Resonance, and Relevance. The assessment was done based on analysis of reach, resonance, and relevance: Reach : This is an estimate of the size of the person’s audience.

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: May/June 2011

Future of Work

This is the May/June 2011 issue of our free monthly newsletter, Future of Work Agenda. You can also access the newsletter directly on our website, at this link. The session was focused on the changing role of the corporate real estate function, something I’ve written about very recently (“ From Workplace Services to Workforce Support ,&# April 2011). Please send your thoughts to us at any time.

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: November 2011

Future of Work

This is the November 2011 issue of our free monthly newsletter, Future of Work Agenda. You can also access the newsletter directly on our website, at this link. Please send your thoughts to us at any time. We welcome comments on any of these articles. Sometimes words fail me. That’s why the feature article this month is focused on visual communication—how pictures, graphs, charts, and sketches so often have far more meaning than “mere” words.

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: October 2011

Future of Work

This is the October 2011 issue of our free monthly newsletter, Future of Work Agenda. You can also access the newsletter directly on our website, at this link. I also recommend that you take a look at five books that I’m very high on at the moment, they offer you both reading pleasure and personal/professional development (“ My Bookshelf “). Please send your thoughts to us at any time.

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: September 2011

Future of Work

This is the September 2011 issue of our free monthly newsletter, Future of Work Agenda. You can also access the newsletter directly on our website, at this link. But seriously, I think there really is a light at the end of the tunnel (I love to mix metaphors when I’m waxin’ philosophical). If you have any “think time&# at all these, you should spend some it immersed in this highly compelling and very relevant history of innovation.