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.

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.

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Building a Productive Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Today’s learning landscape is substantially different than before. Not only does business require different skills, but employees want to learn in new, innovative ways.

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.

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.

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?

Building a Productive Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Today’s learning landscape is substantially different than before. Not only does business require different skills, but employees want to learn in new, innovative ways.

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 Enjoy the post!). Now that the U.S.

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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.

Building a Productive Learning Culture: Fostering Shared Ownership of the Learning Environment

ATD Human Capital

All employees must realize the importance and take ownership of promoting the right learning environment in their daily actions.

The Top 10 Most Popular TalentCulture Guest Posts for 2014


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.

Building a Productive Learning Culture: Rightsizing Learning Opportunities

ATD Human Capital

This installment of the blog series on building a productive learning culture examines how organizations can rightsize learning opportunities (instead of offering too many choices) to ensure that employees engage in relevant and high-quality learning.

Building a Productive Learning Culture: Advancing the Organization’s Learning Capability

ATD Human Capital

In a previous blog, “Building a Productive Learning Culture: Rightsizing Learning Opportunities,” we explored the ways that L&D teams can curate learning opportunities to offer those that are most relevant to employees.

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. Here Carstensen explains how balanced, multigenerational teams can be more resilient and productive than lopsided ones.

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?

Time for HR’s 2014 Performance Appraisal

HR Daily Advisor

It’s a good time to reflect on your accomplishments of 2014. How close are you now to where you thought you’d be on January 1, 2014? How pleased are you (and your hiring managers) with the people you’ve added to the staff? The whole process falls apart.

Four Secrets to Recruiting and Retaining the Class of 2014


Businesses have the power to engage smart and energized people and help them cultivate their skills to become the company’s greatest asset. What can employers do to ensure that the bright and energized class of 2014 will want to work for them? Managerial Training.

Mindful Management: What Opportunities Are You Missing?

Cornerstone On Demand

We forget the names of people we just met. We need to learn to be more mindful. Our success in the workplace is based on our ability to tune in to our world, to gather information in this moment to be able to make better decisions and choices in the next.

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.

They Have a Need for Speed

nettime solutions

When you have a large number of employees arriving to and departing from work at the same time, no one wants to be held up on a long line to clock in or out. Most employers mount the tablet to the wall for easier access. The virtual time clock has a simple interface.

Customers Connect at TotalConnection 2014


for the SumTotal TotalConnection 2014 conference. This year’s conference had our highest attendance to date with more opportunities to network and learn than ever before! Peter Cappelli shared insights on millenials and the future of the workforce.

Top 10 List for TotalConnection 2014


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.

The Top 10 Most Popular TalentCulture #TChat Shows for 2014


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. TChat Preview: The Legal And Moral Implications Of Workplace Bullying.

The Top 10 Kevin W. Grossman TalentCulture Posts for 2014


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. The Top 10 Kevin W. The Halves and Wholes of Leadership. About the Author: Kevin W.

Weekly Must-Reads: Companies Look to Immigration Reform for More Skilled Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

The top stories HR pros need to know this week. Immigration is at the forefront of national debate this week, with President Obama proposing policy changes last night. But while many Americans focus on keeping unskilled, undocumented immigrants out of the country, U.S.

LA Tech: Our Time to Shine

Cornerstone On Demand

It’s been a full year since we hosted the inaugural LA Tech Summit. We talked a lot at the summit in 2013 about the opportunities for LA Tech – about the need for local capital, local expertise and a local identity. The Second Annual LA Tech Summit.

Out with a Bang: ACE 2014 Roundup


Last week, HR professionals from all over the world gathered together for a delightful combination of insightful speakers, product releases , social networking, and of course, awesome Achievers swag. ACE 2014 was certainly a conference to remember.

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. BMO Financial Group – Implementing Oracle Learn Cloud: The Value of Partnering [ CON8691 ]. How secure will my data be in the cloud? By Mike Vilimek.

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. While this may seem obvious, in the U.S.

How to Avoid the “Let Me Get Back to You” Trap


But for some reason, HR has always taken the “let me get back to you on that” approach. One of the things I was taught early in my HR career is to always have the trusty response of “let me get back to you” ready for when someone asks you a question you don’t know.

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Providing A Great Employee Experience [video]

nettime solutions

One of the most effective things you can do to retain top talent and keep your employees productive is to provide a great employee experience. Over the last five years, the consumer experience has evolved, and shifts in consumer experiences are resulting in new workplace expectations.

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Over 160,000 Users Putting their Time in the Cloud

nettime solutions

A few weeks ago, the nettime ® solutions team celebrated the news that we now had over 150,000 users managing their time and attendance in the cloud with us. Simple human errors and the smallest alterations will result in failed data transfers and reporting.

The Leadership Linchpin – Insights from AONE 2014

Cielo HR Leader

There is one common denominator in navigating the road to enhanced healthcare delivery and access – Strong Leadership. Regardless of your feelings on the ACA and its current state, we can all agree that healthcare redesign is necessary.

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New Year, New You: What’s One Thing You Want to Improve in 2015?


I absolutely love the new year and the feeling of excitement and opportunity that exists. I want to hear from you about what you’re working on, but just as an example, here are a few things I’m looking at in the coming year (more to come in the next few weeks, I promise!):

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Why Should You Want to Work There?

All Things Workplace

But benefits and compensation were, perhaps surprisingly, toward the bottom of the list. That job seekers have a keen idea about the kind of atmosphere in which they want to spend their work life and are savvy and discerning in their search. She liked the company a lot.