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Embracing Organizational “Outsiders”

HR Bartender

During this year’s HR Technology Conference , I had the opportunity to hear Andrew McAfee from MIT talk about his book, “The Second Machine Age”. One point he made during the presentation was that organizations need to get better at hiring and engaging outsiders. Business and Strategy Career Development Employee Relations HR Tech and Social Media Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention Training and Development hr technology

To drive engagement, focus on career development

Ceridian

Some of the top drivers of engagement include work-life balance, strong communication from management, performance feedback, and career development and training. In fact, a 2014 Towers Watson Global Workforce study found that the two biggest factors that influence engagement are base pay and career advancement. Why career development is important. Implementing career development initiatives: Manager tips.

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Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. Here, Dr. Kecia Thomas , a professor of industrial-organizational psychology at the University of Georgia, explains how individual workers' experiences can reverberate throughout an organization: How do the experiences of minority workers affect the entire company? When it comes to any type of organizational change, it always begins at the top.

Are You Playing Chess or Checkers With Your Career

HR Bartender

At this year’s SilkRoad Connections conference , Ryan Estis asked a question that stuck with me. Are you playing chess or checkers with your career? There have been times in my career when I’ve played checkers. They talk about being strategic with their career choices but they’re not thinking very much beyond the present. Are You Playing Chess or Checkers With Your Career? Career Development Recruiting and Retention

2014 HRPS Global Conference: Empower Your Talent with Purpose

Cielo HR Leader

At the 2014 HRPS Global Conference held in La Jolla, California, innovation and “purpose” were primary focuses. The Millennial generation believes in itself—its intelligence, contribution potential and career development—and a lack of clarity or dedication to purpose can drastically harm retention, engagement, brand and performance. Post contributed by Jake Ebenhoch, Cielo Business Development Director.

The 2020 Workforce: Misconceptions Between Management and Employees

China Gorman

Oxford Economics and SAP recently released the report “ Workforce 2020: The Looming Talent Crisis ” aimed at understanding the opportunities and challenges of the evolving workforce. As of now, only 50% of HR departments state that they use quantifiable metrics and benchmarking in workforce development and only 47% say they know how to extract meaningful insights from the data available to them.

HP Adopts Social Learning—E-Learning Is a Thing of the Past

HR Daily Advisor

Emelo and HP’s Becky Simeon, PhD, offered their experiences and tips at the HR Tech Conference, held recently in Las Vegas. Traditional training required everyone to take training at the same time in the same place, says Emelo. Then, they still did it at the same time, but not necessarily in the same place. Traditional training had tiered “swim lanes,” and “career ladders.” Guns at work?

“Talent Management? Isn’t That for Hollywood?”

HR Daily Advisor

asks Josh Bersin, speaking at the HR Tech conference, held recently in Las Vegas. We used to look at these priorities as separate silos, says Bersin: Learning and Development. Leadership Development. Hiring strategy and development planning not in sync. Career development wanted. Defined career paths and competencies not clear and consistent. Copyright 2014 Deloitte Development LLC. Candidate Pool Development.

How Can Social Learning Benefit Your Company?

HR Daily Advisor

Emelo and Simeon offered their tips at the HR Tech Conference, held recently in Las Vegas. Because of the open mentoring program, I have become more effective at my job. The mentoring program demonstrates HP’s commitment to provide career options and opportunities. ” Guns at work? Start on December 11, 2014, with a new interactive webinar, Active Shooter in the Workplace: How to Respond with a Survivor’s Mindset & Limit Consequences.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – March 2015

HR Bartender

SHRM offers various seminars like this one in cities across the nation and prior to their annual conference, which is being held in Las Vegas on June 28-July 1. For details check out the conference website. This is my first time at a Human Capital Media event and I’m hoping this symposium will provide some insights for the future of learning. Where has the year gone?! I feel like only yesterday I was putting away the holiday decorations and now it’s Spring!

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd: Make HR A Real-Time Application

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Talent is at the core of success,” Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told an audience of human resources executives on November 18 at a conference in London, England. Companies have to instill at all levels of management a commitment to articulating the skills they need to execute their strategies and to leading people properly by providing the right incentives, career paths, and mentoring. Michael Hickins is a director of strategic communications at Oracle.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter

HR Bartender

Let’s face it, we go to a conference or meeting and get talked into opening an account on a social network. I find it fascinating to look at the hashtag for my MBTI type. DAY 3 – Conference hashtags. Today’s activity is to follow a conference hashtag. This isn’t something you’ll do every day but it’s a great way to check out what’s happening at events you’re attending (or considering attending in the future!). By now, we realize social media isn’t going away.

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SHRM’s Best Kept Secret: the SHRM Foundation

HR Bartender

Every employer I’ve ever worked for supported my membership in SHRM and allowed me to attend SHRM professional development events. In addition, we develop educational materials for HR professionals and students, and fund original rigorous research to advance the knowledge base of the HR profession. This year, the SHRM Foundation provided awards to individuals who have never attended the annual conference before.

7 Ways AI is Transforming the Education Industry

Career Metis

The education industry remains at the top of the verticals to leverage technological advancements. Let’s look at the major points that will improve education in the coming years. Smart content also includes virtual content like video conferences and digital lectures.

Find the Passion In Your Career [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry. On my way to the HR Technology Conference last month, I watched the movie “Chef”. Anyway, I don’t want to give away the plot, but there was a really great scene in the movie where John Leguizamo’s character quits his job at a fancy restaurant to work on a food truck.

How one innovator took a ?step up? in employee recognition

HRExecutive

Over the past six years, Andrew Saidy has been able to touch a range of HR processes and policies at Schneider Electric—a global energy management and industrial automation organization that supports roughly 135,000 employees in more than 100 countries, including 25,000 in the U.S.—as

Make HR Analytics a Priority, But See the Bigger Picture

Visier

Google used HR analytics to examine what really set apart their best managers from others, finding that a good manager did eight things such as: “Is a good coach,” “Empowers the team and does not micromanage,” “Helps with career development,” and “Has a clear vision and strategy for the team.” Credit Suisse calculated who is likely to quit , and what new career offerings would keep them.

Make HR Analytics a Priority, But See the Bigger Picture

Visier

Google used HR analytics to examine what really set apart their best managers from others, finding that a good manager did eight things such as: “Is a good coach,” “Empowers the team and does not micromanage,” “Helps with career development,” and “Has a clear vision and strategy for the team.” Credit Suisse calculated who is likely to quit , and what new career offerings would keep them.

Keeping it Simple: Driving HR analytics Value in 1 week

Analytics in HR

I attended an HR analytics conference in 2014, and was very impressed by the HR analytics work done in excel by Elouise Leonard-Cross, then of Home Group, in the North-East of England. I also had a chance to catch up with Elouise again, and her subsequent work & career development is an exciting story for anyone who values HR Analytics. What existing analytics are being done, who looks at them and what do they think and do? Who looks at them?

The Machine Learning Big Data Guide for HR & Recruiting #hrtechconf

Workology

In a world where the demand for qualified knowledge workers is greater than ever before, highly-skilled professionals expect nothing less than the best from their employers when it comes to workplace benefits, compensation and development for themselves as well as their employees. But, in this highly competitive business world, talent management and development takes a back seat to business plans and meeting ever looming deadlines.

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Is The Job Description An Endangered Species?

TalentCulture

In light of these fast moving changes, the mantra of current career management and Organization Development specialists is ‘think agile’ [iv]. Just as marketing gurus recommend business to define their mission in the most abstract terms possible in order to adapt more nimbly to changing technologies and markets, so too it is with our careers [v]. It is possible to make sense of career pandemonium, but this requires a little homework in terms of self-reflection.

100+ Top HR and Recruiting Podcasts

Select Software Reviews

40 Minute Mentor Host: James Mitra About: Finding great mentors who you can learn from is one of the top tips that they are always giving to candidates who work with them at JBM and to help those of you who are looking for that mentorship they decided to launch this podcast. In each episode they share the inspiring stories, advice and mentorship from those in their network to help you learn from their insights so that you can apply them in your career and your life.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: How to Create More Inclusive Careers

Paddle HR

There’s no other way to mince it: Discrimination and prejudice in the workplace regularly stop otherwise qualified candidates from advancing in their careers. In this report, we’ll discuss the on-going problem of how discrimination and prejudice affect career mobility.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) in the Workplace: How to Create More Inclusive Careers

Paddle HR

There’s no other way to mince it: Discrimination and prejudice in the workplace regularly stop otherwise qualified candidates from advancing in their careers. In this white paper, we’ll discuss the on-going problem of how discrimination and prejudice affect career mobility.

4 Things Your Candidates Wish You Knew

Visibility Software HR

According to Brookings Institution, about $60,000 more: 64% of Millennials said they would rather make $40,000 a year at a job they love than $100,000 a year at a boring one. I don’t know how to work at your company.because I am new.”. Candidates want new hire training and continuous employee training throughout their entire career. Solution: Try implementing training opportunities for your employees throughout the year: conferences, seminars, etc.

Seven Organizations Recognized for Next Practices in Human Capital

i4cp

The winners will be honored on stage at the i4cp 2018 Conference: Next Practices Now (March 26 – 29) in Scottsdale, Arizona. T-Mobile, Booz Allen Hamilton, Shell Global, Toyota Financial Services, TIAA, BAE Systems, and Land O’Lakes were recognized for excellence in HR initiatives ranging from career development to performance management overhauls. It implemented a leadership development solution to transform business “lessons learned” to meaningful “lessons applied.”

The Complete Guide to Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: How to Create More Inclusive Careers

Paddle HR

There’s no other way to mince it: discrimination and prejudice in the workplace impede qualified candidates’ careers. This deep-dive discusses the on-going problem of how discrimination and prejudice affect career mobility. We’ll also demonstrate how having a diverse workforce is beneficial for revenue, employee engagement, and retention, and present four proven strategies to make diversity and inclusion a seamless part of the career mobility strategy at your company.

5 Examples Of Company Culture Worth Getting Envious Over

Vantage Circle

Before developing their now famous culture book, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh sent a company-wide email asking employees to identify the company’s top 10 core values. Every employee at Zappos had a say on what they think made Zappos- well- Zappos. On Glassdoor, an Airbnb employee commented that even though working from home is allowed employees rather enjoy spending time at the office. Thus it comes as no surprise that Airbnb was awarded the “Best Place To Work At” by Inc magazine.

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Top Reasons for High Turnover Rates (And How to Lower Them)

Zenefits

Take a look at this infographic from Maximillion , a UK-based events planning company. Let’s take a look at two of the top reasons for high turnover rates, along with some steps you can take to lower them. Career Development. Problem: Employees lack opportunities for career advancement. Solution: Implement succession planning and offer professional development opportunities. Offering employee professional development opportunities.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #245: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Listen live every Thursday at 7AM Pacific – 10AM Eastern, or catch up on full episodes with transcriptions here. Join John Sumser at this year’s HRTech conference. We are sitting in, well at least I’m sitting in North Carolina.

Larissa Malcolm of ‘Flourishing Focus’: “Beware of the shiny object”

Thrive Global

My mother worked as a cashier at The Peanut Shoppe in the Terminal Tower, which is now Tower City. Later, she worked as a cashier at McDonalds. He brought the cans home, crushed them, and turned them in at a recycling center for money. Start developing a thick skin.

Is The Job Description An Endangered Species?

SAP Innovation

In light of these fast-moving changes, the mantra of current career management and organization development specialists is “think agile” [iv]. Just as marketing gurus recommend business to define their mission in the most abstract terms possible in order to adapt more nimbly to changing technologies and markets, so too it is with our careers [v]. It is possible to make sense of career pandemonium, but this requires a little homework in terms of self-reflection.