The Alliance: A Manifesto For 21st Century Talent Management

Josh Bersin

I probably read more than one hundred human resources, leadership, and business books a year (e-readers are amazing) and I rarely have time to review them. Most are great books in many ways. Enterprise Learning Human Resources Talent Management Books linkedin Reid Hoffman The Alliance

Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

"If the employee has spent countless hours at work, think about what he or she might have sacrificed in order to be your high performer," says Lisa Orndorff, an HR business partner in the HR department for the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).

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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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The Girls of HR

New to HR

The world of literature is a rich depository for all sorts of creative wisdom, and the characters in books often have their doppelgängers in our own lives – in fact that is why the books draw us in in the first place! Welcome to the New To HR Book Series.

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Avoiding the Holiday PTO Trap: You Need to Get Line Managers On Board

TLNT: The Business of HR

If you work in HR, this is the time of year when you may be itching to discuss holiday PTO with line managers. Benefits HR Management HR basics HR communications HR management PTO PTO (paid time off) sick days sick leave talent management vacation

Are We Just Getting Too Smart For Our Own Good?

TLNT: The Business of HR

The quote was attributed to Diana Galbadon, the author of the Outlander book series , who said: “ People ask me why I write strong women, and I say, ‘Well, I don’t like stupid ones.’”. I read a quote the other day that reminded me that being dumb has never been so unpopular.

#TChat Preview: Anniversary & Mending The Employee-Employer Relationship


After a week off for Thanksgiving, we’ll be live on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, from 7-8 pm ET (4-5 pm PT). And the fact that companies can and should recruit, manage, and retain entrepreneurial employees who will make them adaptive and innovative.

Looking Beyond HR


When the relationship between employees and managers was a battle between the interests of labor and those of capital. About the Author: Mark Lukens is a Founding Partner of Method3, a global management consulting firm.

Customers Are Key, But Employees Are the Important Value Proposition

TLNT: The Business of HR

Employees First, Customers Second was the title of a book a few years back by CEO Vineet Nayar of HCL Technologies. Best of TLNT Best practices Company culture HR blog HR management talent management Editor’s Note : It’s a TLNT holiday tradition to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. Our regular content will return on Jan. 5, 2015. . Everyone talks about building a relationship with your customers.

The Limits Of Lists For Leaders


If you read any books or articles about improving management and leadership, you may have noticed that many of them feature a list of actions for you to take in order to achieve better results. Leadership Talent Management Employee Engagement lists Management

Follow Stand-Up Comedy To Become Better Presenter


You’ll find this to be a popular technique that is used in sitcoms, comedy shows, movies and great books. Career Strategy Talent Management better presentations speaking delivery speaking strategy storytelling

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Social Recruitment’s Present And Future


Godin’s response to interruption advertising, widely read in his best-selling books, is permission marketing. This is where big data and social media meet, letting you trawl the whole world’s talent pool in a proactive way, following the data trail to the people you want and then reaching out to them through social media. About the Author: Mark Lukens is a founding partner of Method3, a global management consulting firm. Social media has entered every corner of our lives.

Two Pressing Priorities for HR Executives: Social and Analytics

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Factors like time in role, past two ratings of an employee’s manager, compensation trajectory, and absenteeism patterns can all have predictive value when combined and modeled in the right way. She is a recognized speaker and thought leader in the field of talent management.

Out of the Box

Compensation Cafe

My book club, in an unexpected departure from its usual fare of grim tales in foreign countries, recently read Leadership and Self-Deception by The Arbinger Institute. This popular business book offers valuable insights about how interpersonal dynamics impact company performance.

Double the Love: An Interview with Lisa Haneberg


Lisa Haneberg is an expert (and lifelong student) in the areas of organization development, management, leadership, talent management, and personal and organizational success. BTW, Dan Pink endorsed the book based on this connection to his earlier work and I love what he said.

Top 50 HR Twitterati


Tweeting on talent and culture to leadership, tech and law. President of Cincinatti-based Unbridled Talent. Founder of Fistful of Talent and HRCapitalist blogs. Influential figure in HR and managing partner at her own firm, Bloom and Wallace in the US. The best in talent acquisition, sourcing candidates and the hurdles of hiring. Head of Talent at Vend, the ‘destroyers of cash registers’. Founder and CEO at Basecamp, the project management app.

Unemployment Discrimination Rears Head Again


With the economy slowly, but surely making its way back (at least for now), cases involving unemployment discrimination have taken a back seat to recruiting and talent management, as stories go. Haven’t seen one of these for awhile.

HTHJ Managers? They’re Sending Your Best People Packing

HR Daily Advisor

Do you have managers who say to their employees, “You should be Happy To Have a Job”? Top Management Involvement. How should you go about getting management involvement with retention efforts? You do need a high level manager to champion these efforts, says Katz.

Fleming Europe - Gamification in HR

Strategic HCM

So next week I''m off to Paris for Fleming Europe''s Gamification in HR 2014 Summit. Or if you want to join me in Paris, you can book for the event here. HCM technology HR transformation Innovation People management strategy

HR: Science, Art and Magic

Strategic HCM

Although I agree about the dangers inherent in following fashions in management theories, I disagree that logic is the sole basis for creating a new strategic role for HR. Talent management is not an imprecise art form. You''ve probably seen some of my posts on the Art of HR.

HR from the Outside In: Learnings from Dave Ulrich, Father of Modern HR


In December 2014 Dave Ulrich published the article Why Chief Human Resources Officers Make Great CEOs in Harvard Business Review, in which he shared the results of his research with Korn Ferry’s Ellie Filler.

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Why Great HR Strategy Shouldn’t Be About Making HR Better


In December 2014 Dave Ulrich published the article Why Chief Human Resources Officers Make Great CEOs in Harvard Business Review, in which he shared the results of his research with Korn Ferry’s Ellie Filler. HR Leadership HR leadership advice talent management

Big Leap Forward. Working Globally.

New to HR

My first role was as a Departmental Manager at Marks and Spencer and for three years I gained great commercial and management experience. In addition from an HR perspective Panasonic started shared services operations and the start of taking a Pan-European approach to talent management.

Avoid the Hidden Costs of Unused Paid Time Off


The accrued cost of time off carried forward from 2014 to 2015: $65.6 Use Analytics to Better Manage Employee Time Off and Costs. During the holidays, it’s not unusual to receive a slew of out-of-office messages from people squeezing in one last getaway before the new year.

Taking Initiative: It’s the Sign of a Heathy, and Highly Engaged, Workforce

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For decades — in article after article, book after book — business and motivational writers have urged you to take more initiative in your work. For 2014, the engagement figures stand at 31.5

Which Employees Do We Need In The Future? Not Only The Masterminds


This holds true for the so-called early talents as well as for high-ranked leaders. So, of course, these do matter, but mainly as a “threshold” as entry-level requirements for management positions. What Makes a Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters ( Goleman , 2014).

Creativity Managed: 3 Strategies for Leading Creative Teams


That’s what Ed Catmull, president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, suggested in his 2014 book, “Creativity, Inc.” — an insightful and inspirational work. helped us evaluate our own teamwork gaps and catalyze the drive of our passionate and talented employees.

Transform your culture: Lessons from a cooperative, First Credit Union for #CeridianCXDay


By: Angie Poulsen, Human Resource Manager at First Credit Union & Insurance. Recognizing the difference is critical because, as Roberston explained, this type of conversational approach to coaching “empowers the employee to act while their manager supports them. One of the tools that can significantly help employers achieve this is human capital management software. Now that First Credit Union uses Dayforce, our managers are much more empowered and engaged.

Which Employees Do We Need In The Future? Not Only The Masterminds


This holds true for the so-called early talents as well as for high-ranked leaders. So, of course, these do matter, but mainly as a “threshold” as entry-level requirements for management positions. Daniel Goleman incorporates almost three decades of research in his latest books and names four facets of EI to be highly relevant for the business world: Self-awareness, Self-management/-regulation, Empathy, and Social skill.

Piloting a New Era of Talent Acquisition at American Airlines


When Robert Daugherty joined American Airlines as its director of global talent acquisition in 2014, the giant airline was trying to put more than a decade of misery behind it. The state of the airline’s talent acquisition infrastructure was also in dire shape.

Using ‘Time’ To Attract Amazing Employees


Jeff, the managing director of a growing empire of eyewear stores, complained that he simply couldn’t find enough optometrists to achieve his expansion plans. Often those who are the most fervent in blaming telecommuting for their company woes, have poor metrics and management processes.

This is How Google Redefines Performance Management


Google’s commitment to its employees can explain why the company has topped the Great Place to Work list in 2013 and 2014, and it has remained in the top five in the preceding years. Google does this through its unique workplace culture and successful performance management system.

The Six Steps To Build A Remarkable Workplace


” Yet when PricewaterhouseCoopers asked 1,300 global CEOs about their operational priorities that same year, talent strategies didn’t make the top five. It’s a matter of what gets measured gets managed.

Are You Ready for a Leadership Leap in 2016


For example, in 2014 Independence Day fell on Friday, in 2015 it was Saturday BUT in 2016, it will leap over Sunday and be on Monday. Without feedback, people will work on their assumptions of how they are performing to meet business needs – and that can be as an employee or manager.

11 Human Resources, Recruiting & Leadership Practitioner Speaker Recommendations

Unbridled Talent

Your conference or event will be better because you didn’t just seek out an author of some unknown book or a consultant or lawyer who will also agree to be a sponsor of your event. Your audience also loves books by Speakers – and he’s written one – What Thinks You? Mary Faulkner – Director of Talent Management, ClearChoice Dental Implant Center. Mary is a leadership & talent professional who works within organizations to help build better companies.

10 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your HR Game

Cornerstone On Demand

"If you can't tell someone how to think, then you have to learn to manage the environment *where* they think": [link]. — Annie Murphy Paul (@anniemurphypaul) October 6, 2014. Talent Management HR Talent Management Social Media Big Thinkers

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5 Tips to Help Develop Great Leaders

HR Daily Advisor

All too often, managers are hired based on previous success, experience, and technical skills over harder-to-quantify leadership potential. Provide Early Manager Development. by Anita Bowness, global practice leader, Business Consulting, Halogen Software.

Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Generational Labels in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Jessica Kriegel, in her book Unfairly Labeled , states that we create generational stereotypes because we seek to find certainty in an uncertain world and labels can be a shortcut to understanding. In 2014, IBM conducted the Institute for Business Values Millennial Survey and the findings revealed that generations are really much more similar than different in many ways. Photo: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management

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


But, in this highly competitive business world, talent management and development takes a back seat to business plans and meeting ever looming deadlines. In 2015, talent management, specifically employee development is becoming a priority for employers as they re-evaluate the cost of recruiting, hiring and onboarding in comparison to the cost of retaining and developing internal talent within the organization.

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5 Telecom Companies With the Most Innovative Talent Strategies

Paddle HR

Here at Paddle HR, we (literally) wrote the book on internal mobility (that you can access below). Our team has worked with a variety of Fortune 1000 companies improve their internal mobility programs and understand their internal talent movement.