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.

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.

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?

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.

What’s Happened/Happening: June 2012

Future of Work

We delighted to announce that we are launching a new Mobile Workforce Survey to explore in depth how and where people are getting their work done in 2012. 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 Mobile Workforce Survey.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

1963 (Revisited): Vendors and #SHRM12

True Faith HR

With the SHRM Annual Conference less than 2 weeks away, and sparked by this tweet from Ben Eubanks, I thought the timing was perfect to revisit this post from last year about the requests of vendors to meet. There are only slight modifications to reflect that its 2012.

How to Hold a Retreat or Meeting Where New Thinking Emerges

Conversation Matters

I attended a meeting a number of years ago that has remained in my mind as the ideal meeting where new thinking can emerge. I wrote my thought piece about a topic I was exploring at the time - the relationship between knowledge sharing and democratic organizations.

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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Vanishing Point (revisited) - Rollerbags:Scourage of the #shrm12 Expo Hall

True Faith HR

I will be attending the SHRM Annual Conference for the tenth time in a few days. The roller bag is always underfoot - I can''t tell you how many times I have, or have seen others, nearly tripped over these menaces while navigating the conference.

Is Workday the Apple of HR Software?

Bersin with Deloitte

" This last week they introduced their time and attendance module, adding to the company's ever-growing set of integrated functional modules for HR and business management. Gotta love the folks at Workday. They're not afraid to "think different." Watching Workday is like watching a butterfly evolve and open its wings. Initially the company looked like a cloud-based […]. The post Is Workday the Apple of HR Software? appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Recruiting 101: Sorority Rush

True Faith HR

As much as I want to mock this whole thing, my guess is that the women who go through this preparation might actually be fantastic interviewees when it is time for the search for their full-time job. Is that PTO I see in the upper left?

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].

Come Down: A Wish List for @SHRMTara

True Faith HR

It happened several times during the HRGames and were corrected. While there are common meals, the four hour prep time means interaction is minimized. Students can spend the time away from the conference working on their presentation and prepping their answer.

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.

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.

Fire Up Summertime Performance — Reinforce Development-driven Learning During the Lazy Days of Summer


The temperatures are soaring, the birds are singing, and your employees’ thoughts are drifting toward summer vacations and leisure time in the great outdoors. You’ve got a business to run and customers to wow, so how do you keep everyone happy this time of year? May 2012.

#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.

Socialtext and Peoplefluent at the Enterprise 2.0 Show: the Excitement is Just Beginning


Wednesday, June 27, 2012 :00am. show in Boston, MA , Peoplefluent joined the Socialtext team to meet with clients and prospects in attendance and share perspectives. Socialtext and Peoplefluent at the Enterprise 2.0 Show: the Excitement is Just Beginning By Jim Bowley.