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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. Much of our time did focus on history: the Churchill War Rooms, Windsor Castle, the Halls of Parliament, attending Evensong at Westminster Abbey (in the same space where a little wedding took place in late April), a walking tour of Oxford, and a Shakespeare play at the reconstructed Globe Theater—to say nothing of also visiting Edinburgh Castle and walking a bit of the Old Course at St.

Meet the New Ceridian!

HRExecutive

Many, too many, years ago, my strongest impression of Ceridian was the nonsensical names it once gave its products: Symphony, Series 500, Quartet, etc. Those problems began to subside when Ceridian met Canadian entrepreneur David Ossip in 2011. It just takes time.

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The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

The objective is to discover and discuss new ways to meet the new employees of the future. So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. This year, the summit is expecting over 1,000 attendees, 150 speakers across eight content streams, over 80 Exhibitors, over 250 Match Meetings and 11+ hours of networking spread across two days. Just like the above one (happening at the same time), the event is located in the impressive venue of the Florida Hotel.

WorkTech11 West Coast: A Report from the Trenches

Future of Work

And it was a good day, time and money well spent. I don’t know the numbers, but I’d guess there were about 150 people in attendance, from all over the U.S. Kelly described the complex ecosystem of technology as a “Technium” that has its own “needs” and “wants” as it continues to evolve over time. Intriguingly, some technologies become obsolete, but not extinct; there are today more blacksmiths in the world than at any time in the past.

1963

True Faith HR

In 8 days, I will be flying out to Las Vegas for the 2011 SHRM Annual Conference. What do I get out of taking time out of my busy SHRM Conference schedule to hear your pitch and feature your product/service/CEO in my blog?

Is It a Curse -- or Blessing -- To be a Remote Worker?

45 Things

Those who manage such workers gripe they have a difficult time keeping track of the worker's progress or performance. When you lose face-to-face time, you not only lose camaraderie and that personal touch, but you also lose spontaneity — that chance to ask a quick question," Fay says.

#HREvolution, Nobscot and Exit Interviews

Strategic HCM

I’ve posted several times here that, even though I strongly support their use, engagement surveys should only ever be seen as part of the picture. And of course, they’re getting ever more comfortable doing this over time leading to an ongoing increase in the quality of the data.

Employee Engagement: Are you ready for change?

David Zinger

Photo Credit: Flickr Creative Commons Commercial: Time for Change. Readiness to change is not a client trait, but a fluctuating product of interpersonal interaction. Employee Engagement: Don’t neglect the “ready&# of “ready, set, go!&#.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

The objective is to discover and discuss new ways to meet the new employees of the future. So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. This year, the summit is expecting over 1,000 attendees, 150 speakers across eight content streams, over 80 Exhibitors, over 250 Match Meetings and 11+ hours of networking spread across two days. Personal & Chef is the largest event and meeting place for anyone who works and develops staff in the Nordics.

The Winning Entry: Christine Kelly / HR Challenges at Brady Corporation

Strategic HCM

They do this in different ways but I particularly liked the use of what are called skip level meetings. And here the issue is mainly about the time-lag between strategy and execution.

Helpful Tips to Make Scheduling Easier

Insperity

Olivia is taking half a day of vacation Tuesday to attend field day at her son’s school. Systems can insure that employees with certain skills or certifications are available at all times and that productivity is maximized. For example, the health care industry can be sure that a nurse certified in a particular field is available at all times as required by law, says Carlos Gonzalez, Insperity TimeStar sales director.

Losing Your Focus

NoExcusesHR

Often times our over commitment results in non-productive work, quite the opposite of what we originally intended! More productive? Sometimes that means I leave things unfinished and catch up later once life settles down; sometimes that means I rush frantically during the day to attend something important in the evening; and sometimes I just can''t meet my two-hour goal. How About You Do you lose your focus from time to time?

FMLA: California Employer Put Up with Performance, Attendance Issues Long Enough

HR Daily Advisor

In addition to her attendance issues, she was frequently tardy and became a poor performer. AT&T warned her several times that she would be suspended if her attendance and performance didn’t improve. AT&T fired her on May 10, 2011.

5 things your remote workers aren’t telling you (and how to fix it)

ThoughtFarmer

Unlike a traditional workplace, remote work tends to focus more on the output of work, rather than the time spent doing it. This unspoken pressure that can lead remote workers to work beyond their optimal productivity.

It’s Time to Tidy Up – Get Organized, Reflect & Restore this Fall

Newmeasures

While I never miss a spring-cleaning, during fall, I find it increasingly difficult to carve out time for cleaning, personal development, goal-setting, or creativity. At home, fall is a great time to clean out closets, donate unused items, and declutter spaces. 2011).

It’s Time to Tidy Up – Get Organized, Reflect & Restore this Fall

Newmeasures

While I never miss a spring-cleaning, during fall, I find it increasingly difficult to carve out time for cleaning, personal development, goal-setting, or creativity. At home, fall is a great time to clean out closets, donate unused items, and declutter spaces. By taking stock of what we need and what we don’t, it also prompts thinking about priorities, how we spend our time, and where our energy goes. Now is the time to check-in with yourself, your manager, and your teams.

Four ways exercise benefits you at work

cipHR

It can make you more productive. Research studies have backed up Medina’s claims, demonstrating that looking after your health and wellbeing leads to noticeable improvements in productivity and performance at work. The researchers estimated that the employees who did the extra gym exercise would each add $2,500-worth of productivity to their company. Or, instead of organising yet another sit-down catch-up with your direct reports, opt for an walking meeting instead?

Social Impact Heroes: How Beth Bell is leveraging the power of film and television to promote sustainable living

Thrive Global

tag the production, network, studio, and brand. This response helps the brands placing product and informs the content makers that the public wants to see more of this type of influential placement! My background is in film and TV production, along with theatre and event production.

HCM Technology: When Acquisitions Go Right

Brandon Hall

Last week, I ran across the name of a HCM technology solution provider that was at one time considered a“disruptor” and has since been acquired and forgotten. SAP Acquires SuccessFactors: This acquisition in 2011 made a significant impact on the talent management market.

The Pitfalls of Telecommuting

Workplace Psychology

I wrote about telecommuting (working from home or remotely for an employer) back in 2011 on my Workplace Psychology blog. Those who telecommute, especially the ones who have done so for an extended period of time will tell you that it actually requires you to work more, not less. 2011).

The Connected Customer

EmployeeConnect

Most intriguing, Ennion did not merely stamp his logo on his products. In effect, media invariably come pre-packaged with attendant messages concealed inside the box. In 2011, Google coined the term Zero Moment of Truth—ZMOT—to describe moments in the customer journey when first impressions about a brand are formed in the online decision-making process, such as visiting company websites or review sites. Customers Demand Real-Time Interactions.

do I have to go to my boss’s son’s wedding, I manage a habitual phone checker, and more

Ask a Manager

This isn’t like attending one luncheon for someone — weddings often mean giving up an entire weekend day, or at least many hours. If you feel guilty about that, tell yourself that your boss’s son deserves to be surrounded by people who like him on his wedding day and who are genuinely happy to be there (rather than attending as a work obligation)! I was apparently staunchly opposed to this when I answered a letter about it in 2011 and again in 2014.

Studying Sleep at Goodyear

HRExecutive

At the time, the company has begun investing more in the health of its 69,000 employees around the world. When he took the job in 2011, he was charged with helping Goodyear to better define its overall healthy strategy.

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True Faith #HR Revisited - 1963 (Vendors and #SHRM16)

True Faith HR

With the SHRM Annual Conference less than 2 weeks away, I thought the timing was perfect to revisit this post from 2011 about the requests of vendors to meet.

The Keys to Effective Customer Service Training

Effortless HR

Many consumers take not of along-termer their experiences with your customer service team far more than the product or service that they purchased from you. On the flip side, research in 2011 found that 78% of consumers have walked away from a purchase or not made an intended purchase because of a poor customer service experience. At the same time, it is also better because you know your customers.

Tips on Becoming a "Best Place to Work"

Bonusly

Not bad for a company founded in 2011. Even though you may be growing quickly, take the time to make the right decisions. Of workers who already telecommute, nearly half said they were more productive working at home than at the office full-time. We also encourage team members to enjoy a Volunteer Time Off policy that pays them up to eight hours a year for the time they spend volunteering time to a non-profit.

The Future of Healthcare With Paul R. Gudonis, CEO of Myomo

Thrive Global

Mr. Gudonis has been Myomo’s CEO since 2011 and has led the commercialization of the Company’s portable home devices. Mr. Gudonis brings 30 years of experience in launching new technology-based products and services to Myomo. patients) to market your product.

Why Knowledge Management Didn’t Save General Motors: Addressing Complex Issues By Convening Conversation

Conversation Matters

GM was brought down by a flawed strategy, but an organization’s strategy is clearly a product of the knowledge that exists within its walls. To date, Knowledge Management has primarily been in the service of cost cutting or its twin, time saving.

The Top Reasons Why The Maker Movement Will Be The Next Renaissance

SAP Innovation

Manufacturers spend billions of dollars on market research and product development to deliver a diverse mix of goods with a variety of options on a mass scale. But what would happen if customers could design and produce their own products?

What Everyone Needs to Know About A.I.

Thrive Global

In short time, India’s ranks will swell to 1.5 India’s rural and urban markets often pull in different directions at the same time, with one growing while the other slows. The other part is down to timing. It’s time we did it in spirit. A Reluctant Subject.

Catherine Jacobson: Why Communication is Her Biggest Job

i4cp

She was promoted to president in 2011, and in 2012, she assumed the role of CEO. It's translated into a robust annual plan with goals and metrics that everyone has to meet. Our structure and communication occur in a way that allows people to get their jobs done, but we probably need to start introducing a little bit more time for creativity and innovation. Women don't spend a lot of time self-promoting. It will come back and bite you every time.

Small Business War Stories Podcast – All Episodes

Proven

September 5th, 2018 Merlin’s Hide Out: Sharing The Spirit Of The Wild West Through Buffalo Hide In Thermopolis, Wyoming | Barb Heinze On today’s episode we are joined by Barb Heinze of Merlin’s Hide Out, a shop that specializes in customized, handmade, real buffalo hide products. Dave has been podcasting for 13 years, so when his friend and long-time business partner Shannon Jean shared his idea for the Small Business Show, Dave loved it. up from just 2,000 in 2011.

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If You Don’t Ask The Right Qs, You Get The Answers You Deserve!

In Full Bloom HR

To get maximum value from attending #HRTechConf and/or #HRTechWorld, prepare your questions carefully and gather different points of view on possible answers. I think I’ve already answered this, but let me say it one more time. To enable correct and timely HRM transactions?

Small Business War Stories Podcast List

Proven

Dave has been podcasting for 13 years, so when his friend and long-time business partner Shannon Jean shared his idea for the Small Business Show, Dave loved it. This week, we discuss the art of business gifting, the best tactics and the perfect timing to gift your customers.

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