Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – December 2014

HR Bartender

This time of year reminds me of my early career when I worked during the holidays. I know it’s so tempting to insert that movie clip or song into your training programs to add some pizzazz, but you need to make sure you’re not breaking copyright rules.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – November 2014

HR Bartender

For most of my professional career, I’ve worn nametags. The post Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – November 2014 appeared first on hr bartender. Career Development Consulting Happy Hour Training and Development happy hour training and development

Sales and Marketing Are Two Different Things

HR Bartender

I received a comment from Hannah Morgan (aka Career Sherpa ) suggesting the addition of sales and marketing skills. According to Brevet, the average company spends $10-$15K hiring a sales person and only $2K/year on sales training.

Embracing Organizational “Outsiders”

HR Bartender

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Changing Performance Appraisal Ratings – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Here are a few best practices to follow when it comes to changing ratings during the performance appraisal process: Include the subject in training. Managers should receive training on both the performance appraisal process and the best way to conduct the performance conversation.

Telecommuting Is Not a Profession

HR Bartender

A profession is defined as a paid occupation that usually involves some sort of training, education, or qualification. Career Development Consulting Employee Relations Recruiting and Retention

The Capabilities of HR Technology – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Amber, one of the first ways an employee interacts with a company is via their career portal. What types of things can a company include in their career portal that would help a candidate learn more about the job? Technology plays a huge role in our personal and professional lives.

In the World of Career Development, One-Size-Fits-All Is Dead

Get Hppy

Career development remains front and center for job seekers and employers alike — candidates want it and companies want to offer it. However, not all career development strategies are created equal. How are you focusing on individualized career development?

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. There are implicit biases that might hinder their access to informal networks, to mentoring or to professional development opportunities that could subsequently impair their performance and career development.

What War for Talent?

China Gorman

Accenture’s 2014 College Graduate Employment Survey compares the expectations and perceptions of 2014’s university graduates with the realities of the working world according to both 2012 and 2013 graduates. Is this be a reflection on the lack of development for entry-level talent?

3 HR Trends in 2014

Dave's Weekly Thought

We all know nothing happens quickly in HR, but here are a few ever-developing trends that inspired my heart in 2014. I'd specifically site the impact that FitBit and like-minded behavior change apps have had on the way we work in 2014. Through game mechanics we can create a challenge, measure our progress daily and create metrics for elevated career development with each challenge we conquer.

The 2020 Workforce: Misconceptions Between Management and Employees

China Gorman

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.

Collaborative Learning On the Rise [infographic]

HR Bartender

This means that there needs to be shifts in training, development and learning. Obviously, that says good things about on-the-job training efforts. According to a 2014 IBM study, 80% of employees will leave an organization if they don’t receive the right training to do the job.

Pump Up Your Change Management Competencies

China Gorman

60% of organizations in IBM’s study confirm a formal career path for project managers. Change Architects often establish a formal career path for change professionals (42% more than other organizations).

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

HR Bartender

Don’t forget that the Association for Talent Development’s International Conference and Expo (aka ATD ICE) is being held in Orlando on May 17-20. Where has the year gone?! I feel like only yesterday I was putting away the holiday decorations and now it’s Spring!

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

HR Daily Advisor

Traditional training required everyone to take training at the same time in the same place, says Emelo. Don’t try to get to social learning by slapping a social component onto existing training, Emelo says. Performance Management and Career Development.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter

HR Bartender

According to Grovo Learning, companies recognize the value of training employees on social media and are increasing employee training on social media. Career Development HR Tech and Social Media Training and Development HRTech

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Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #SMDAY

HR Bartender

That was Mashable’s goal in 2014, but really I don’t see why that shouldn’t be a goal every year. Tony Bingham, president and CEO of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), has released the 2 nd edition to his very insightful book “ The New Social Learning ”.

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Do You Confuse Emotions with Emotional Intelligence (EQ?)

Inpower Coaching

Most of us have been trained to keep our emotions out of the office, so we let lag an ongoing investment in our Emotional Intelligence (EQ). Part of the problem is that investing in developing EQ is work that doesn’t always have an immediate payoff, and most of us are focused on results now!

How Can Social Learning Benefit Your Company?

HR Daily Advisor

The mentoring program demonstrates HP’s commitment to provide career options and opportunities. 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.

Are You Preventing the Mismeasure of Employee Engagement?

David Zinger

We can manage engagement without measuring it. Reading Time = 1 minute and 30 seconds). There is an old hackneyed expression that you can’t manage what you can’t measure. Baloney. We can manage what we don’t measure. For instance.

HR’s Guide to Compensation Communications


More than half (53%) of respondents in Payscale.com’s 2014 compensation survey felt their organization does not offer manager training to teach them how to talk to employees about compensation.

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

HR Daily Advisor

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.

Book Review: What Motivates Me: Put Your Passions to Work

Workplace Psychology

What Motivates Me: Put Your Passions to Work (2014) (by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton) is a short book. There is little flow to the storyline or effort to develop and maintain it. 2014).

Join Us at the TMA Employee Engagement & Retention Conference this July in Washington DC

David Zinger

The Talent Management Alliance is hosting a conference at The Venable on employee engagement and retention in Washington DC from July 21st to July 23rd 2014. Linda Stevens Manager, Organizational Development, Agrium Inc. Ami Curtis Head, Leadership Development, North America, Nestlé. Jamie Leitch Director, Career Development & Training, American Infrastructure. Sarah Matney Learning Manager, Leadership Development Ingersoll Rand.

Rewards and the Uncredentialed, Disruptive Misfit

Compensation Cafe

In a more recent example, successful venture capitalist Paul Maeder discusses the important role that disciplinary outsiders, often people without formal training, play in generating innovations. Organizations that are unable to innovate and evolve will likely not survive - let alone prosper.

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

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

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. By Michael Hickins - Originally posted on Forbes.

10 persuasion techniques to help you get ahead at work


This article was first published in April 2014. Advice Career development Leadership and management SkillsHaving trouble getting buy-in for your latest big idea? These simple tips will help.

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The New HR: Accountable, Measurable, Analytical

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Training is a great example which is ripe for change. Too many organisations currently run general, untargeted training programs because they’re associated with company targets or departmental KPIs. By Aaron Green.

The Engineering Talent Gap

Cielo HR Leader

They develop new products and specify functional requirements; they design and test components, then evaluate a final design’s effectiveness, cost and reliability. there are three trends in particular most impacting the Engineering sector (in 2014 and beyond): 1.

Benefits of Skills-Centric Learning Management Systems (LMS)


A learning and development plan that takes into account their job-based skills requirements. • A record of their learning and development achievements. An informed basis for career development planning discussions. Ability to develop prescriptive learning and development plans. • Learning and development plans that are aligned with business strategy. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS.

HR, Training and the ‘Gig’ Economy


New survey data finds few organizations are investing in their employees’ training and development these days, and I’m beginning to think the “gig economy” may have something to do with it. For those companies that are providing training, only 35 percent are offering career development opportunities online. compensation HR profession training

Not Ready for the Real World?


College Learning and Career Success , which finds today’s college students ill-equipped to make the transition from campus to career, at least in employers’ eyes. career development HR profession training workforce development

How Ongoing Employee Training Benefits Corporations and Staff Alike

Workforce Opportunity Services

One way to get there is by offering ongoing learning and development programs. Often, we only think of training in the context of onboarding new employees. However ongoing employee training for all staff comes with a myriad benefits for employer and employee. Only 43 percent of the country’s workers are trained to meet these demands. Workforce development supported by the federal government and corporations as the best course of action for playing catch-up.

Using people analytics to improve health care performance

Bersin with Deloitte

percent in 2015 (slightly below 2014), 2 bedside registered nurse (RN) turnover increased from 16.4 percent in 2014 to 17.2 Leadership development —quickly identify opportunities to optimize learning spend and identify employee characteristics for promotion to senior levels.

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. So what became of the approach that was developed at Home Group?

Meeting the Demands of 5 Generations

Cielo HR Leader

Cielo hosted a series of roundtable events in fall 2014, headlined as the Cielo Talent Activation Index LIVE! We give interns the opportunity to explore director-level or managerial positions and offer formal career development programs should they come to work for our company.”.

Boo! Four Scary Employee Engagement Situations to Avoid With Better Survey Data Analysis


In fact, managers are responsible for 60 percent of workplace misconduct, while senior managers are more likely than lower-level managers to behave unethically, according to a 2014 National Business Ethics Survey. From there, you can develop a laser-focused HR program to address the problem.

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

Cornerstone On Demand

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. We want to develop and grow in the ways that are relevant to us. It has become the norm to identify and categorize people along generational lines.

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Using people analytics to improve health care performance

HR Times

percent in 2015 (slightly below 2014), 2 bedside registered nurse (RN) turnover increased from 16.4 percent in 2014 to 17.2 Leadership development —quickly identify opportunities to optimize learning spend and identify employee characteristics for promotion to senior levels.