Bersin Impact 2012

Strategic HCM

First up will be Bersin’s Impact 2012 in St Petersburg, from 10 to 12 April. So for example, I recently met up with Josh at the Lumesse conference, and since them have attended one of their webinars (organised by Linkedin) on UK Recruiting (on their 2011 Talent Acquisition Factbook) too.

London 2012 – taking a sickie / playing the game

Strategic HCM

The other big fear of many organisations was that sickness absence would rise to Robbie Grabarz heights as employees take unathorised leave to attend the games in person or more probably watch them on TV. Also see: London 2012 and corporate sponsorship London 2012 – inspiring a generation?

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

Strategic HCM

Wednesday, 8 August 2012. ▼ 2012. London 2012 – taking a sickie / playing the game. I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

ACE 2012: Thursday keynote sessions and evening entertainment


It’s time for the A chievers Customer Experience ( A CE 2012) to begin; registration is already underway and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome our guests. Thursday Evening Event: We heavily anticipate this evening’s entertainment event: Iron Chef A CE 2012.

First Time Guests


One of my favorite responsibilities is to address new staff members each month when they attend new employee orientation. I want them to get fired up because new employees are just like first time guests. Now is the time to connect in a meaningful way.

October 2012: What’s Happened/Happening

Future of Work

Fall in North America is always an incredibly busy time. Here are several very brief notes about the major events that we are involved in or attending. Please come to the CREC business meeting at World Workplace in San Antonio (Wednesday morning, October 31), and attend our other professional events at the conference. Jim Ware will be attending the fall Corenet Summit in Orlando – primarily as a press representative.

#popHR Why I'm Attending #TransformHR

True Faith HR

For the longest period of time, SHRM dominated the HR conference scene. So, with the many available HR conference options out there of late, why should attend Transform?: I will be on the scene in Austin covering the event for the blog and I hope to connect with you there if you are in attendance. From the bevy of state conferences to the behemoth that is SHRM Annual, SHRM was the 800 lb. gorilla setting the tone for what a HR conference should be.

What’s Happened/Happening (May 2012)

Future of Work

And OJL recently announced its first 2012 research project, “ Raising the Bar: Enhancing the Strategic Role of Facilities Management.” What issues and challenges are FM managers facing in 2012? If you go to one more conference in 2012, make it this one. The IFMA Foundation is sponsoring a two-day “ Workplace Strategy Summit 2012: Research in Action ” conference at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, on September 7 and 8. Facility Fusion 2012.

What’s Happened/Happening? (April 2012)

Future of Work

And GRID recently announced its first 2012 research project, “Raising the Bar: Enhancing the Strategic Role of Facilities Management.” What issues and challenges are FM managers facing in 2012? How strategic is the FM function in 2012? Facilities Fusion 2012. We will be actively involved in several sessions at IFMA’s April 2012 Facilities Fusion conference in Boston during the week of April 9. Recent Activity. Talking About Tomorrow.

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Challenges & Opportunities for Talent Managers 7: The Talent.

Strategic HCM

Thursday, 3 May 2012. Right, to finish this little mini-series of posts on talent management, here is further advance warning of the Economist’s 2012 Talent Management Summit, www.­thetalentmanagem­entsummit.­com. ▼ 2012. HR Performance 2012.

Top 5 HR trends for 2012


These resolutions are traditionally based on what is valued in someone’s society and community at that time. With high unemployment & debt levels, a renewed appreciation of family & friends and emphasis on health issues in North America, it wasn’t surprising the top resolutions for 2012 are weight loss, getting more sleep, reading more books, making better money decision and journaling “awesome moments in life.”. So what should we expect to see in 2012?

January 2012: What’s Happened/Happening?

Future of Work

We were very grateful that our long-time friend and client Diane Coles , Director of Workplace Solutions at SCAN Health, hosted the event at SCAN’s award-winning Long Beach headquarters facility. Facilities Forum 2012. He will be attending the association's winter conference in Plano, Texas, February 3-5. Facilities Fusion 2012. We will be actively involved in several sessions at IFMA’s April 2012 Facilities Fusion conference in Boston. Recent Activity.

What’s Happened/Happening? (February 2012)

Future of Work

At 11 AM Pacific Time on Friday, February 10 , Jim Ware will host a free one-hour “open mike” conversation with the first fifteen people who register to participate. Facilities Fusion 2012. We will be actively involved in several sessions at IFMA’s April 2012 Facilities Fusion conference in Boston. Many of the authors will also be attending IFMA’s Facilities Fusion conference in Chicago in April , and we’ll be holding another Authors’ Roundtable.

Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.

Strategic HCM

Tuesday, 24 April 2012. And it’s no wonder that, if organisations are giving up on career development, that in their 2012 Management Agenda , Roffey find that 30% of employees (35% in the public sector) feel their careers are on hold. ▼ 2012.

5 Tips for Creating an Airtight Time and Attendance Policy


It’s up to management to set clear attendance expectations and take action when employees are pushing the boundaries. Here are some ways you can clearly define the dos and don’ts of your attendance policy, so that everyone in the company is on the same page. However, if your staff needs to be in the office for a certain length of time each day, then you’ll need to set specific work hours and inform your entire workforce. Define paid vs. unpaid time off.

People Strategies for Asia ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

Wednesday, 19 September 2012. I attended the Summit last year but couldn’t make it this time around. ▼ 2012. HR Most Influentials 2012. I don't get to spend anything like as much time as I would like to read other peoples' blogs.

HR Technology Conference and Exposition 2012 - Ask the Expert - The Cure for HR Tech Angst


Dear HR Tech Conference Expert: My travel reservations are confirmed, and I can’t wait to visit the Windy City for the 2012 HR Technology Conference & Exposition ! My problem is, I’ve never attended an industry trade show of this size. Bringing automation to your people processes will save your organization time and money, and performance management is a great place to introduce a more streamlined and efficient process.

Innovation vs efficiency ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

Saturday, 1 December 2012. I try to post on most of the conference I attend, but sometimes struggle to get as much time as Id like. Competing in a global economy in difficult times requires new ways of thinking and doing. ▼ 2012.

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The Power of Action Learning: A Process for Building a Collaborative Culture

Conversation Matters

Set members are expected to devoted 20-30% of their time to the problem for a period of 6 months. In some organizations set members spend full time on the problem/opportunity for a period of 3-4 months. Most action learning programs have 5-6 sets working at the same time.

Employee Engagement: Achieve Strong Results

David Zinger

Results: Strengthen the Pyramid of Employee Engagement One Block at a Time. Spend more time thinking about results and applying a variety of tools to create fresh or new thinking. Plan to attend the London UK Strength and Engagement Workshop Wednesday November 28 from 13:00 to 18:00.

5 Etiquette Lessons for the Workplace

45 Things

If you're attending a conference where you're expected to tweet updates, the speaker usually understands that. It's like a ticking time bomb waiting to go off." The workplace sometimes changes so rapidly it's hard to keep up with what we're supposed to do and not do.

Employee Engagement Dialogues: Happiness and Engagement

David Zinger

In his spare time Alexander reads. If we don’t attend to that currency, as you say at the end of that first page in the manifesto – because the future belongs to the happy – and you would also say the present does too. [14:29].

Employee Engagement and the Game of Strong Progress

David Zinger

To learn more, take the strengthscope yourself, and to be interactive on strengths and engagement plan to attend an educational workshop in London on the importance of strengths for innovation and excellence with a fusion of the pyramid of employee engagement.

I’m attending the Corenet Global Summit

Future of Work

Actually I will be attending as a press representative, in my role as Global Research Director for Occupiers Journal , the new venture I co-founded last year with Paul Carder in the UK and Marcus Bowen and Al Chalabi in Hong Kong. The Summit program looks exciting and timely. And if you are going to be there, let me know ; I always enjoy spending time with old friends and making new ones. I just registered for the Corenet Global Summit in San Diego on April 29-May 1.

Network Like It's 1959

45 Things

Vicky Oliver , author of numerous books on career development such as 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions , says it's time that people learned some of the best techniques for networking don't come from friending someone on Facebook or tweeting tidbits to strangers.

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

Conversation Matters

To date, Knowledge Management has primarily been in the service of cost cutting or its twin, time saving. The realization about how my own work is changing has led me to think that the time is ripe to move KM to a new level and has encouraged me to write this post.

#InTalent Europe ? Linkedin and talent brand risks ~ HR to HR 2.0.

Strategic HCM

Wednesday, 24 October 2012. Yesterday was Linkedin’s huge European Talent Connect conference for recruiters – over 500 people, double last year’s attendance (though still a lot smaller I’m sure than the US version held in Las Vegas recently). ▼ 2012.

How to Choose Professional Organizations to Join

Effortless HR

In these challenging times when every dollar spent must be a wise investment, one of those decisions is where you should spend both time and money in terms of business development. Have a plan when you attend the various events on who you want to meet.

A Knowledge Management Strategy for Non-Profits Working in Developing Countries

Conversation Matters

Among the eleven organizations interviewed four had no KM staff, five had assigned KM responsibility as an additional duty to an existing role, one had a full time KM staff member, and one had eight KM staff members. One of the organizations interviewed had a full time person in a KM role.

Employee Engagement: My Daily Discipline of Strengths

David Zinger

To learn more with a chance to be interactive on strengths and engagement plan to attend an educational workshop in London on the importance of strengths for employee engagement and a fusion of the pyramid of employee engagement with a strength-based approach to work.

How DreamWorks Teaches All Employees to Flex Their Creativity Muscle

45 Things

Satterthwaite says the company finds that in a time of emails, instant messages and texts, personal interactions are critical. I know an accountant who does not consider himself artistic or creative. He knows he's organized and good with numbers, and can meet tax deadlines with ease.

People Sourcing Certification Programme ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

Friday, 14 December 2012. So, I’m currently setting out doing some initial self-study (I might post more about this in early January) and will be attending Irina’s People Sourcing Certification Program on, and following on from, 29 January. ▼ 2012.

Why Spiked Eggnog May Be Just What Your Career Needs

45 Things

It’s not unusual for many of your thoughts this time of year to be about the holidays and the millions of things you have to do before Santa miraculously stuffs himself down the chimney. You may think all these things are time-wasters, and you’re only going to get further behind in your job.

How You Can Help Your Career Even When You're Not at Work

45 Things

Attending such events is a not an international human rights violation, but rather a way to enhance your career. What better time to chat with the CEO and cast yourself in a positive light?

Brute Force Leadership


The only way I can ensure things get done the right way is if I attend the meeting." The better option (just about every time) is for me to get my team involved in whatever it is that is going on. Who knows, you actually might find a little extra time in your own schedule.