Top People Equation Posts of 2014

The People Equation

So I took a page from my post Tips for Wrapping Up the Year and looked at the People Equation posts that got the most traffic in 2014. Here are a few conclusions that I draw from this list that might be useful to you at work even if you’re not a blogger. #1

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Data Takes Center Stage at the 2014 HR Technology Conference


Monday, October 13, 2014 :00am. Data Takes Center Stage at the 2014 HR Technology Conference By Kevin Grossman. Another HR Technology Conference has come and gone.

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Everything #HR Needs to Know About “The Cloud”

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Some say AT&T coined the term in a 1994 video.

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Even Great Workplaces Make Difficult Decisions

HR Bartender

I was reminded of this during this year’s Great Place to Work conference. SOMC shared with conference participants their customer service story. Related posts from HR Bartender: Office Politics: What Happens At the Meeting After the Meeting The Digital Divide: Which Side Are You On?

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.

Welcome to the Hoops Coaches Absolutely Losing their * Conference Room.

The HR Capitalist

At Kinetix , we have some themed conference and breakout rooms. Hit me with your better name for this conference room in the comments. The Bob Huggins "I don''t have to yell, just look at this suit": . There''s Boiler Room, Tommy Boy, Moneyball, etc.

Aspire 2014: The Future of the Workplace


On April 3 rd , 2014, over 200 executives met at the inaugural Aspire HR Executive Summit presented by A chievers at the Fairmont San Francisco to discuss the changing landscape of HR and the trends that are driving it.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. When it comes to any type of organizational change, it always begins at the top. We are at a critical point as a nation in regard to how we address diversity.

Empower Software Solutions Hosts Record Crowd at EmpowerFocus 2014

Empower Software

Annual user conference features preview of EmpowerOne Unity System ORLANDO, FL ?

Oracle HCM Cloud Set to Shine at OpenWorld 2014

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

At Oracle OpenWorld 2014 all things HCM will again be a dedicated “event within an event” called HCM Central @ OpenWorld. That’s why at this year’s event we will have numerous customers sharing their stories of successfully moving to Oracle HCM Cloud. By Mike Vilimek.

my favorite posts of 2014

Ask a Manager

I wasn’t going to do a list of favorite posts of 2014 because technically I’m on vacation and being lazy, but then at the last minute, the urge struck. my coworkers heard my roommates having sex while I was on a conference call. our European clients are sneering at my American colleagues’ table manners. the two interviews of 2014: the lab worker at the Arctic Circle and the former receptionist at a legal brothel.

2014 ERE Conference – Answering Veteran Hiring Questions

Cielo HR Leader

At the 2014 Fall ERE Recruiting Conference & Expo , this proved to be true once again – a variety of talent executives attended the event (held Sept. However, one presentation stood out among the rest: If You Build It, Veterans Will Come , delivered by Ryan Kosowsky, Managing Director of Talent Acquisition at Charles Schwab. As in the past, events held by ERE are rarely short on influential speakers and actionable insights.

HR Video Roundup Version I


HR: it’s not about finding a seat at the table, it’s about finding the food truck. Today we’re looking at how HR isn’t necessarily about finding a “seat at the table,” but it’s more like “finding the food truck.”

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Top 10 List for TotalConnection 2014


At TotalConnection (and in Miami in general!) Here are the top 10 things I’m looking forward to seeing and experiencing at TotalConnection (in no particular order): Welcome Reception. Hearing customer case studies is one of the most fulfilling parts of attending any user conference.

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. Take a look at the graphic below that highlights the five major labor market shifts discussed.

Out with a Bang: ACE 2014 Roundup


ACE 2014 was certainly a conference to remember. Post ACE: Three Things I Learned at #AACE14 – Live HR Blog via Geoff Web. Want to be a part of the action at next year’s conference?

Four tips to prepare for HRPA 2014


HRPA’s 2014 Annual Conference and Trade Show is just around the corner, and will help examine how HR can actively innovate and help differentiate their organizations to create change and success. Here are four tips to make the most out of your conference experience: 1.

PeopleDoc to Sponsor and Speak at The Conference Board’s 2014 HR Strategy Conference in NYC May 8-9


PeopleDoc teams with US client Coach to speak at The Conference Board''s 2014 HR Operations, Technology and Transformation event May 8 th & 9 th in New York City. PeopleDoc is also sponsoring the event. Press Releases

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. My Top 5 HR Conference Recommendations. 2015 SHRM Annual Conference (Las Vegas, NV).

Guest Blog: Why We Need “Work Friends”


I read an article recently about having friends at work and outside work. It reminded me of the Gallup Q12 item that addresses having a best friend at work. One of them is “I have a best friend at work.”. We spend way too much time at work not to have fun and make friends.

UAB Football Is Dead: Great Leaders Make Great Enemies

The HR Capitalist

Bartow was well regarded enough that he was the guy that replaced John Wooden at UCLA when Wooden retired - that''s also kind of a big deal. Lucky for UAB, Bartow was shocked by the booster scene in SoCal, the expectations created by Wooden''s historical success at UCLA and more.

The Evolution of HRevolution


As with past years, the concepts, ideas, and questions raised at HRevolution have a way of percolating to the surface on a regular basis. The combined social media following of the room numbers in the hundreds of thousands, and yet we don’t share nearly as much at HRev as we might at other events. It was an honor to meet her, and I hope to meet more of you in the future at this and other events. A brief synopsis of HRevolution 2014.

ASHHRA 2014 - Empowering Women in Healthcare

Cielo HR Leader

After returning from the 2014 ASHHRA 50th Annual Conference & Expo , held in Chicago, I can’t help but reflect on the thought leadership and transformative ideas that were presented in an effort to support the ever-changing healthcare marketplace – specifically, empowering women in healthcare.

From the Floor at HR Tech …


The hustle and bustle of the HR Technology Conference and Expo are in full swing in Las Vegas! We’ve been recommending that managers hold meetings with their reports at least quarterly, if not even more frequently.

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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 changing economy is rapidly altering how organizations view talent. Challenges such as the impending retirement cliff, an increasing skills gap and talent shortages, as well as the persistent difficulty of retaining top employees—who are creating havoc across all companies and industries.

How to Learn More about SuccessFactors at HR Tech 2014


The annual HR Technology® Conference is the biggest conference around when it comes to SaaS, The Cloud, social, mobile, analytics, video, gamification, Big Data and MOOCs. Events customers events HR Tech HR Technology Conference sap SuccessFactors

TLNT Summit 2014 – Activate Unwavering Employee Engagement

Cielo HR Leader

Bringing together a number of world-renowned organizations and the brightest minds in talent management, workforce development and planning, the TLNT High Performance Workforce Summit 2014 was held on May 28-29 in Atlanta, GA.

The Leadership Linchpin – Insights from AONE 2014

Cielo HR Leader

This past week, a congregation of those capable executives descended on Orlando to attend the AONE 2014: Inspiring Leadership conference. At the heart of his talk is the notion that great leaders (“conductors”) awaken the possibility of creativity in others to inspire productivity.

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Cielo 2014: The 10 Best Stories You May Have Missed!

Cielo HR Leader

And so the sun sets on 2014. We start looking ahead, filled with wonder at what 2015 might bring – making plans to re-write the book that was the past 365 days. 2014 was a remarkable, unprecedented year shaped by change for all involved in HR, recruiting and talent strategy.

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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? Think about it. Playing checkers implies that we’re only thinking one move ahead. Chess means that we’re thinking several moves ahead.

100 Thinkers and Speakers about Leadership

The People Equation

Evidently Jeff Haden, a contributing editor at Inc. magazine picked up a post by author Kevin Kruse and ran it as “ 100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference.” Yesterday my friend and fellow HR blogger Robin Schooling tagged me in a Facebook post: .

Where to Find Workday at HR Tech Conference & Expo


Next week, thousands of HR professionals will descend upon Las Vegas for the annual HR Technology Conference & Expo. As a long-time attendee, I find the event to be a familiar constant in a sea of endless change in our business environments—an opportunity for us to bond as a community and share great new technologies and best practices

HFMA’s ANI: The 2014 National Institute – THIS IS BIG!

Cielo HR Leader

There was one pervasive theme that dominated the keynotes and breakout sessions at HFMA’s ANI: The 2014 National Institute conference : it will take a village of strong, pragmatic and effective healthcare leaders to navigate the volume-to-value transformation.


How to Accelerate the Development of High Potential Employees

TLNT: The Business of HR

And, that’s where Kevin Wilde , the Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness and Chief Learning Officer at General Mills, comes in. TLNT Events Conferences high performance workforce High Performance Workforce Summit TLNT

Compensation Cafe: Give Your Employees the Benefit of Space


– We spend more time at work than anywhere else (while awake). If conference room space is unavailable (which is more common as people seek private meetings space more often now), many even leave the office to find a more private place to meet to discuss projects. by Derek Irvine.

Join 7Geese at the HR Technology Conference in Vegas


We will be attending the HR Technology Conference in Vegas from October 7-10th, 2014 to showcase 7Geese and how our hundreds of customers use it to do continuous performance management. If you are attending the conference, come visit us at the Startup Pavilion section of the Expo. Here are a few ways you can engage with us while we are in Vegas and before it: Get a demo of 7Geese before the conference. Performance Management hr tech conference

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. My Top 5 HR Conference Recommendations. 2015 SHRM Annual Conference (Las Vegas, NV).

Do You Cultivate Being Kind at Work?

The Bamboo Project Blog

A student at Warwick Business School in England recently wrote to express his admiration and to ask Grant how he manages to publish so often, and in such top-tier journals. How can you become more altruistic at work and how can regular kindness help you grow professionally and personally? .

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SuccessFactors Q2 2014 Release: SuccessFactors Mobile


By Enric Gili Fort, Director, Product Marketing at SuccessFactors. Originally posted on SAP Community Network) A couple of weeks ago I attended a mobile conference in downtown San Francisco. Many companies that have made a name for themselves thanks to their mobile apps and a mobile-first approach were there either as speakers or attendees. And throughout the sessions and […]. 1405 Release Employee Engagement hr Mobile Apps SuccessFactors

When Dave Ulrich Speaks About HR, Everybody Listens

TLNT: The Business of HR

Yes, Dave Ulrich is as close as you get to an HR legend — and that’s why he’ll be speaking at TLNT’s High Performance Workforce Summit May 6-7 in Atlanta. TLNT Events Conferences High Performance Management Summit HR management HR trends