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

HR Bartender

I hope you and yours are enjoying the December holidays. This time of year reminds me of my early career when I worked during the holidays. It was fun going into work on Christmas Day to decorate the employee cafeteria and wish employees a wonderful holiday.

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

HR Bartender

Earlier this month, I attended the KronosWorks Conference. I’m looking forward to sharing with you all of my takeaways in the weeks ahead. One experience I wanted to share from my time in Las Vegas was some photos from the Zappos Tour. Hope you enjoy the pictures.

November 2014 Product Release: The Connected Workforce

Cornerstone On Demand

Generational changes in the workplace are transforming the way people work and the way organizations do business. The modern workforce has grown up in a technologically-savvy, social, and always connected world, shifting employee needs and expectations in the workplace.

Managing Your Online Presence During a Job Hunt [infographic]

HR Bartender

Our friends at iCIMS created this infographic to highlight the facts: There shouldn’t be any surprises here. And that’s the important takeaway – grammatical errors, profanity, political rants are are still big no-no’s. The answer isn’t to quit social media.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

5 Culture Trends for 2019 1 The workplace is constantly evolving. approach 2019, major shifts in the work. environment will continue to affect the ways. New research from the. the five latest culture trends and how you can. The U.S. the flow of work (see O.C.

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Learning [Part 7]

ClearCompany HRM

“One of the most important (yet often least respected) parts of business is corporate training. Employee Training Performance Management Performance Management System

The Capabilities of HR Technology – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

That being said, because there is so much technology on the market, it can be a challenge to figure out what’s available. Reminds me of the idiom “ It’s Greek to me ”. That’s the challenge in today’s reader question. Keeping content fresh and new on the portal is key.

The Innovation Series [Part 3] – How Companies Support Innovation

HR Bartender

Because not every company views innovation in the same way. On some level, if everyone viewed innovation the same way, it might get a bit boring. During part one of the series, we discussed whether innovation can be taught.

The Fine Line Between Job Hopping and Career Growth [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry.

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.

Sales and Marketing Are Two Different Things

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I published a post on the “ 10 Skills You Need to Innovate ”. I received a comment from Hannah Morgan (aka Career Sherpa ) suggesting the addition of sales and marketing skills. But, make no mistake they are not the same thing.

Changing Performance Appraisal Ratings – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

The performance appraisal continues to be a topic of conversation. Today’s reader question brings up an interesting point about the process. I love your blog and learn a lot from it. Please note Jonathan’s use of the word “employee”. Why document the reason?

Telecommuting Is Not a Profession

HR Bartender

I recently ran across an article talking about the “honest truths of the telecommuting profession.” The article went on to explain that individuals who telecommute need to be self-motivated, have excellent prioritization skills and exceptional communication skills.

The 4 Leadership Issues You Can’t Ignore Anymore

ClearCompany HRM

Bad bosses take the blame for a lot of what goes wrong in the workplace. Low engagement rates, high turnover, employee dissatisfaction and even poor employer branding will often get placed squarely on the shoulders of supervisors. Hiring Managers Leadership Leadership Training

5 Essential Components of Feedback at Work

ClearCompany HRM

You might not be surprised to learn lack of communication contributes to about 80% of workplace issues. We’ve all been on the frustrating and demoralizing end of poor feedback practices, so let’s talk about how to get it right.

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Attracting Boomerang Employees [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry.

What Gave You Pride in 2014?

HR Ringleader

Well, there is no getting around the fact that as the year draws to a close, it’s a time of reflection. I’m proud to have a career that is not only challenging but gives me the opportunity to work with people I really like and respect.

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Succession Planning [Part 6]

ClearCompany HRM

One without the other is kind of like using a $.25 So, get out your quarters, or learn about the tools and practices that can help you build an effective succession planning model.

The Top 10 Most Popular TalentCulture Guest Posts for 2014

TalentCulture

For a holiday treat, we’ve compiled a series of “top 10″ TalentCulture posts from 2014 for you to catch up on between now and the first #TChat Show of the New Year. About the Author: Kevin W.

Know Your Limits – Friday Distraction

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. Learn more at www.kronos.com. Enjoy the post!). Now that the U.S.

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The Powerful Result of Realistic Training

UpstartHR

Training needs to mirror real life. If I’m training you on how to change a bicycle tire and then I set you in front of a bus, that training wasn’t very useful. in the mix, there’s a greater chance of success overall. Think about it.

The Secret to Value-Based Learning in Healthcare

Cornerstone On Demand

For the past five years, the siren call of value-based care has put pressure on healthcare organizations to prepare to deliver the same, if not better, quality care with lower costs. But while the challenges are myriad, the fact of the matter is, you know how to develop people.

5 Workplace Lessons We Learned from Mike Nichols

Cornerstone On Demand

The entertainment industry has recently lost a legend in the form of writer/director/producer Mike Nichols. Always make sure you're adding something to the discussion." What was the point of all that hard work?”

Business Lessons from the Fictional Elite

Cornerstone On Demand

Creativity, courage, and an infallible spirit can make the difference between freedom and free fall. There are leaders and entrepreneurs we can admire and learn from all around us, but let's go beyond that and into the visionary realm of fiction.

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?

Why Clean Data is the Best Data

Cornerstone On Demand

This should be the basis on which decisions are made about the people of the organization. All of the cool technology in the world cannot override bad data, which is why the accuracy of HR data is a highly strategic function.

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Aspire 2014: The Future of the Workplace

Achievers

The future of the workplace is based on facts: The modern workforce is fundamentally different and the shifts we’re all witnessing are seismic. There’s never been a better time for HR to impact the business. What’s in store for the future of the workplace?

Top 10: HR Daily Advisor 2014 Year in Review

HR Daily Advisor

As we reach the end of 2014, we take a look back at some of your favorite articles. Here’s a list of the top 10 posts on the HR Daily Advisor website this year. ‘My My Exempt Employee Has No PTO but Needs Time Off’. See the original post here.]

[engage] 2014 Reader Survey

Achievers

As a token of our appreciation, you’ll be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card, so just provide your name and email address after completing the survey for a chance to win! Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire tool.

Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

The ineffectiveness of traditional performance reviews is yesterday's news. But as the season of giving approaches, smart HR pros realize the traditional end-of-year cash bonus — while of course accepted and much appreciated — also needs a reboot.

Inforum 2014 – the key takeaways

InforHCM

It wasn’t just the buzz, although you’re bound to have plenty when 7,000. Read the whole entry. » Learning Talent Optimization Cloud enterprise software HR HR in the cloud HR Solutions Human Capital Management Infor Infor HCM Inforum Inforum 2014 Learning Management talent suite Did you miss Inforum this year? If so, you missed something special.

What motivates people to learn online at work?

Looop.co

The responses I got back included: Accessibility. What do you think is the number one reason that people want to learn online at work? I didn’t ask the question to catch anybody out. See also: Digital L&D pt 1: Beyond e-Learning.

The Importance of Engagement in Elearning

SkyPrep

They spend several minutes with their heads down, whether they’re texting a friend or dozing off, and their participation in discussions becomes non-existent. Workers are essentially students when they’re training and learning new skills. eLearning

The Modern Workforce Favors Flexibility and Digital Collaboration

Cornerstone On Demand

This is the third in a series of articles we’re doing around our annual State of Workplace Productivity survey. Read a summary of the full survey here. The environment in which people work affects how productive they are.

Will Web-Era Trade Schools Create Tomorrow's Talent Pool?

Cornerstone On Demand

As Millennials rack up student loan debt and feel the lure of Silicon Valley's startup culture, the sentiment is growing: traditional four-year college is for the birds. But it's not just twenty-somethings scoffing at the four-year institution and eyeing high-tech trades.

Q&A with Laura Carstensen: Why You Can't Afford to Ignore Senior Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

While workplaces often focus on recruiting younger talent, they’re ignoring the opportunities that seniors bring to their businesses, says Laura L. Is the definition of "working age" as under 65 changing? What are companies often ignoring about the value of older talent?

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally?