Pump Up Your Change Management Competencies

China Gorman

IBM recently released an executive report: “Making change work… while the work keeps changing – How change architects lead and manage organizational change.” The report, based on data from their latest “Making Change Work Study” seems a very pertinent one for the times.

Competency analytics

Analytics in HR

Who wouldn’t want all the competencies in the world? Some competencies are so important it is worth seeking them out and treasuring them. What challenges will you face for competency analytics to be both practical and worthwhile? Can competencies be defined at all?

Quick Lessons Learned from the 2014 #NBASummerLeague

True Faith HR

I''m back from the now annual trip to the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas with most of the 8 Man Rotation ( Steve Boese , Kris Dunn , Lance Haun ). Here''s mine: "You''ll be pleased" is the new "Fine." So, what did the group settle on as an authentic phrase of praise?

HR Lessons from the Guys with No HR

Cornerstone On Demand

Some call in consultants for the trickier stuff, some do it all themselves. Many of the things the HR department is called on to oversee are the things that managers used to deal with before HR was invented. Manager sends him home and prepares the paperwork.

Top 10 List for TotalConnection 2014

SumTotal

It’s the final countdown! In less than two weeks TotalConnection descends upon the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach. This year’s agenda is packed full of high-quality sessions, fantastic speakers, ample networking opportunities, and, of course, over-the-top customer appreciation events.

Quote of the Week: “It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird…

Something Different

…it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. …Once such change is to a morning ritual I’ve had for over 600+ days now; every morning, I start every day learning something new about HR and people management. Quote of the Week C.

Succession Planning Success: The Golden Rules for Future-Proofing Your Business

Visier

Succession planning is about managing the risk associated with any type of critical skills gap. Consider the role of a senior nuclear engineer: This is not a job you can fill easily by posting on LinkedIn. Ask questions like: What is the cost of mistakes in this role?

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.

Sunday Reading: Business Etiquette, Work Valuation, and Dual Career Ladders

Something Different

American Author and Business Executive Eden Collinsworth has a great piece up on Linkedin wherein she recounts a point in the mid-1980s that she had to navigate a very tricky interpersonal situation in a foreign country. Check the full piece out here. The lesson?

3 Adult Learning Trends You Need to Know for 2015

True Faith HR

I''m up at the Talent Advisor Portal at CareerBuilder''s Hiring Site talking how adult learning will impact 2015. Learn how the problems of adult literacy, MOOCs, and the growth of online competency-based education will likely impact HR.

Why the e-Learning Industry Will Double by 2015 and Why Your Company Needs It TODAY!

SkyPrep

If your company hasn’t incorporated e-Learning yet, odds are you will very soon. Right now, the e-Learning industry is growing fast and is poised to erupt. Online learning , also known as e-learning, is booming. Your Competition Will Be Using e-Learning.

3 HR Trends in 2014

Dave's Weekly Thought

It's been an interesting year in the world of Human Resources: The certification debate rages on , talent management is evolving at whiplash pace, generational diversity has created a roller coaster of succession planning and the social space has never been more populated with educated HR advisors. In truth, HR remains the organizational pipeline to employees, managers and executives. Here come the apps. Game Mechanics Did somebody say the G word?

Can You Hear Me Now?

nettime solutions

Computers may be the flashy new generation of the communications family, but the telephone continues to be the reliable older cousin. In fact, good business solutions today include a telephony option––when the business environment calls for it.

Leadership Development Carnival: June 2014 Edition

QAspire

Welcome to the June 02nd 2014 Carnival of Leadership Development. In a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) business environment where technology is constantly changing how people collaborate and work, the paradigms of leadership are changing. Namaste!

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

HR Daily Advisor

E-learning was very popular in the 90s, says River Software’s Randy Emelo. However, in the 21st century, the focus has shifted to bite-sized chunks of learning, the shorter the better—something we call micro-learning. Learn More.

Supply Chain Management: Closing the Skills Gap

China Gorman

It’s an issue that organizations seem consistently faced with today: a lack of skilled workers that can further their growth, success, and ability to compete with competitors. This “skills gap” is explained by the U.S that are failing to keep pace with the changing needs of the economy.

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The 8 Primary Sales Competencies: Goal Achievement

DISC Assessments

This week on Platinum Rules for Success, sales expert Jim Cathcart pulls back the curtain to reveal today’s primary sales competencies and the reason WHY for each. The 8 Primary Sales Competencies: Goal Achievement.

New #SHRM Certification Raises More Questions Than It Answers (Update X 2)

True Faith HR

The big news from SHRM HQ on Monday was the announcement of the creation of a new certification program for HR professionals. While the SHRM online staff discuss the details of the competency program, it was unfortunately very short on details regarding a whole host of questions.

Research Shows Crucial Skills Are Low Training Priorities

Reviewsnap

When it comes to employee training programs, most organizations are focusing on teaching communication skills. That’s the scoop from a recent American Management Association survey, which examined the training programs at more than 700 organizations.

Rethinking talent management

HR Times

Part I: The rise of contingent talent. Gillen on December 3, 2014. HR’s identity is built around managing the people side of the business — recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining the workforce needed to keep the organization up and running.

How to Optimize Your Social Media Profiles to Attract Talent

Spark Hire

An increase in demand for skilled workers, especially in operations, engineering, IT, and sales has led to a completely different job market, where companies are forced to compete against each other to attract the talent they need.

Hire More Qualified Candidates by Stifling Snap Judgments

Hyrell

Making snap judgments during the hiring process can lead recruiters and hiring managers to erroneously eliminate quality candidates, while selecting applicants who simply aren’t the best fit for the job qualifications or the company culture.

Cyber Monday—Your Boss Is Too Busy Online Shopping to Notice You Are Too!

HR Daily Advisor

The holidays are right around the corner, and that means it’s time to shop! If you answered C, you and your boss spent a fabulous day looking for the best deals, all on the company dime! However, the number of online shoppers is expected to be down this year.

Promotions Are Rewards Too

Compensation Cafe

Psychic income, whether intrinsic or extrinsic in origin, should count as compensation, anyway, since it is part of the employee value proposition. And when a promotional increase accompanies hierarchical advancement, the positive consequences are even greater.

Performance Management Should Begin Before We Hire Someone

Reviewsnap

When most of us hear the term “performance management,” we think of performance appraisals , mentoring, employee learning and development —all of the things that happen well after we hire people into our organizations. It starts with finding and recruiting the right people.

A Possible Direction for 21st Century Rewards

Compensation Cafe

I don’t think there’s anyone left to argue that the Pay Transparency train isn’t leaving the station, so we need to start thinking and talking about what this will mean for those of us who have to live with the consequences.

5 reasons HR Analytics should not be located in HR

All about Human Capital

The obvious answer may at first be to put it in HR. But at second glance this may not be the right place. Maybe even the wrong place. The first is that I often see HR Analytics focus on improving HR processes only. The strategic mindset is often not present.

8 Actions You Can Take To Survive A Shift

TalentCulture

When do you know a shift is occurring that will significantly alter the competitive landscape and terms of play? Steve Jobs engineered a series of discontinuities that not only changed the world of communication and social engagement, they also vaulted his company to another level.

Speaking Finance 101

HR Daily Advisor

When HR professionals delve into the realm of finance, perceptions sometimes block understanding, says Clare Novak, president of Novak and Associates. But if you start with the basics, you’ll be able to pick it up. Some of the Basics. The ‘Plus’ Side of the Ledger.

ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

The company began in Michigan with the invention of microfilm in the 1930s and over time its role has become essential to libraries, universities, research centers and other organizations whose mission depends on the delivery of complete, trustworthy information.

Reward by Showing Career Options

Compensation Cafe

With the basic principles of dual career ladders covered in an excellent recent post by a co-contributer, let’s expand on the topic. The idea is to offer more alternatives for work advancement than only one track -- into management. Or the opposite can happen.

Encourage Employee Development Through HR Technology

SkyPrep

The primary motivator for the emerging millennial workforce is the freedom and flexibility to not only develop their skills, but also their interests. Employers may not initially see the value in encouraging personal development in their employees. eLearning

Lessons Learned At HR Tech Europe—When I Wasn’t There

Achievers

Don’t get me wrong; I learned a lot from HR Tech Europe in Amsterdam, and thoroughly enjoyed my experience. The sessions were great. Connecting with several analysts and the media was enlightening. The people I met embody everything we all want in our employees.

5 Reasons Why You Need to Reinvent Your Recruitment Process

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Looking at the new waves of change in the way people are approaching the job marketplace, let’s summarize here the reasons why you should re-consider your Recruitment process and make it evolve, using the new challenges as opportunities: 1) Top skilled talents are not looking for a job.

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

HR Daily Advisor

asks Josh Bersin, speaking at the HR Tech conference, held recently in Las Vegas. Bersin, a highly respected consultant who is Principal and Founder of Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting, offered his research and tips for succeeding with the new talent agenda. Learn More.

Part III - Where Should We Take Employee Rewards in the Future?

Compensation Cafe

Editor''s Note: W e are back with the final installment in our guest post series. 2014, The changing landscape of employee rewards: Observations and prescriptions. See the full article for a more detailed discussion and citations.

5 reasons HR Analytics should not be located in HR

All about Human Capital

The obvious answer may at first be to put it in HR. But at second glance this may not be the right place. Maybe even the wrong place. The first is that I often see HR Analytics focus on improving HR processes only. The strategic mindset is often not present.