Employees Need to Own Their Success

HR Bartender

During the HR Technology Conference , I was chatting with someone about job titles. Creating an engaging and productive workplace is everyone’s job. She had heard the most interesting title – Vice President of Employee Success.

Even Great Workplaces Make Difficult Decisions

HR Bartender

I was reminded of this during this year’s Great Place to Work conference. SOMC shared with conference participants their customer service story. Otherwise, it will show in the way the company delivers their product or service. Great places to work are not perfect places to work.

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Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. Any time we have those barriers to communication or to establishing authentic relationships, it’s a potential barrier to our performance and our ability to work together productively.

2014 ERE Conference – Answering Veteran Hiring Questions

Cielo HR Leader

At the 2014 Fall ERE Recruiting Conference & Expo , this proved to be true once again – a variety of talent executives attended the event (held Sept. Q: “If your organization isn’t already aligned with the military because of your products or services, how do you gain their attention?” As Kosowsky explains, it is vital to offer something familiar. As in the past, events held by ERE are rarely short on influential speakers and actionable insights.

Top 10 List for TotalConnection 2014

SumTotal

Hearing customer case studies is one of the most fulfilling parts of attending any user conference. Let’s be honest, conferences can be tiring. Attendees can enjoy light food and refreshments while learning more about our partners newest product innovations.

Customers Connect at TotalConnection 2014

SumTotal

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! TotalConnection 2014 Innovation Award Winners. Best Overall Use of Product: TD Bank Group.

Four tips to prepare for HRPA 2014

Achievers

HRPA’s 2014 Annual Conference and Trade Show is just around the corner, and will help examine how HR can actively innovate and help differentiate their organizations to create change and success. Here are four tips to make the most out of your conference experience: 1.

Out with a Bang: ACE 2014 Roundup

Achievers

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.

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. My Top 5 HR Conference Recommendations. 2015 SHRM Annual Conference (Las Vegas, NV).

How to Learn More about SuccessFactors at HR Tech 2014

SuccessFactors

The annual HR Technology® Conference is the biggest conference around when it comes to SaaS, The Cloud, social, mobile, analytics, video, gamification, Big Data and MOOCs. Events customers events HR Tech HR Technology Conference sap SuccessFactors

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. Register today and we''ll see you in San Francisco, September 28 - October 2, 2014! By Mike Vilimek.

2014 HRPS Global Conference: Empower Your Talent with Purpose

Cielo HR Leader

At the 2014 HRPS Global Conference held in La Jolla, California, innovation and “purpose” were primary focuses. Today, retention and productivity, even employer brand and recruitment marketing hinge on employee engagement and purpose—defining purpose for every job, every function and every employee. The changing economy is rapidly altering how organizations view talent.

The Leadership Linchpin – Insights from AONE 2014

Cielo HR Leader

This past week, a congregation of those capable executives descended on Orlando to attend the AONE 2014: Inspiring Leadership conference. At the heart of his talk is the notion that great leaders (“conductors”) awaken the possibility of creativity in others to inspire productivity.

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SuccessFactors Q2 2014 Release: SuccessFactors Mobile

SuccessFactors

By Enric Gili Fort, Director, Product Marketing at SuccessFactors. Originally posted on SAP Community Network) A couple of weeks ago I attended a mobile conference in downtown San Francisco. Many companies that have made a name for themselves thanks to their mobile apps and a mobile-first approach were there either as speakers or attendees. And throughout the sessions and […]. 1405 Release Employee Engagement hr Mobile Apps SuccessFactors

Compensation Cafe: Give Your Employees the Benefit of Space

RecognizeThis!

The space we work in can be a key contributor to engagement, enablement, and productivity. If conference room space is unavailable (which is more common as people seek private meetings space more often now), many even leave the office to find a more private place to meet to discuss projects.

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. My Top 5 HR Conference Recommendations. 2015 SHRM Annual Conference (Las Vegas, NV).

What’s Killing Creativity in our Students?

HR Ringleader

It’s been a week since # HRevolution 2014 wrapped and I’m just now coming down from the high of being around such brilliant people. She then talked about tenacious inventors and how without them, we would not have many of the innovative, creative solutions and products we have today. It’s not often that I walk out of a conference with more questions spinning in my head then I walked in with.

System 119

Why We Need to Start Thinking of “People” and Not Just “Users”

TLNT: The Business of HR

They actually have lives … outside the experience they have using your product, and so the first step of designing in a human-centered way is to recognize that they’re humans.

ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

It offers online products for researchers, for example, tools to manage research, or applications that helps to connect researchers to grants. Nonaka later argued in The Knowledge Creating Company , that the new framework for product development “is a form of organizational knowledge creation.

HCI Conference Recap: Engagement is so much more than just a number

Perceptyx

I’ve just returned from the 2014 HCI Employee Engagement Conference in Seattle, and I can tell you the interest in learning how to maximize engagement in organizations continues to grow. Good actions post-survey are the product of good planning pre-survey. .

Research Shows Crucial Skills Are Low Training Priorities

Reviewsnap

But it seems fairly obvious that until we see some hefty spikes in the percentages next to skills such as collaboration, critical and innovative thinking and decision making, we’re not going to achieve the levels of productivity and profitability we so urgently desire.

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. Here is the direct link to the conference if you would like to go there now: the-tma.org/employee-engagement-retention. Here is a list of the other speakers at the conference: Christopher Henry Corporate Vice President, Talent & Organizational Effectiveness, MGM Resorts International.

Do You Cultivate Being Kind at Work?

The Bamboo Project Blog

He attached handouts and slides from the presentation on productivity he gave to the Academy of Management annual conference a few years earlier. . Today is Martin Luther King Day here in the U.S.

ATS 100

The Corporate Coach

New to HR

Building from this, group conferences may be held to talk out any problems people might been having with the working environment, their job or perhaps a colleague in order to move on to a more productive mindset.

What is the future of HR technology? A Workable Chat

Workable

What were you thoughts on the tech on display at the recent HR Tech Europe conference? Matt Buckland (@ElSatanico) October 30, 2014. Workable and a lot of startups that were trying new things in the HR space #WorkableChat — Matt Buckland (@ElSatanico) October 30, 2014.

7 Perks Employees Really Want

Namely

We know this to be true: Happy employees produce better customer service, more quality work, and overall are more productive-- eventually leading to higher company profits. In fact, a bad boss can severely affect everything from job satisfaction to productivity.

Stop Managing Me!

Future of Work

In my humble opinion, there is far too much effort being expended on trying to come up with the ideal workplace configuration – whether it’s open office design, benching, cubicles, high walls, low walls, bright colors, calming colors, music, white noise, employee lounge areas, small conference rooms, large conference rooms, or private spaces. If you are looking for one workplace that will optimize workforce productivity and engagement for everyone, it will be a very long search.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T is the Key to the Future of Work

Future of Work

I have emphasized the importance of Wellness and Wellbeing in the workplace over the last several newsletter issues, largely because my “Talking About Tomorrow” members have been actively exploring the topic in our recent monthly conference calls [links to those articles are here (Part One) , and here (Part Two) , and here (Part Three) ]. We began the March conversation by visiting with Rebecca Scott of Sodexo , who compiled and edited Sodexo’s recent Workplace Trends 2014 report.

What Talent Management, Engagement And Culture Share

TalentCulture

The SilkRoad Talent Talk Report 2014 states: “…in an unpredictable financial climate, companies need loyal, productive, and engaged employees more than ever. Professional associations and conferences.

The Pros and Cons of Tying Compensation to Performance Reviews

Reviewsnap

As Kerry Chou, Senior Practice Leader of Compensation at WorldatWork, noted during the company’s Total Rewards 2013 Conference and Exhibition, a recent WorldatWork survey revealed that better pay is the number one reason key people leave one employer for another.

Top 3 Challenges of Communicating with Remote Employees

GuideSpark

It’s easier to reach your employees when you can step outside of your office and scan the ranks or assemble everyone in the conference room after lunch. Reach Your Remote Employees.

Thinking About Thinking

Future of Work

I spent last week mingling with 1200 or so professional colleagues at IFMA’s Facility Fusion conference at National Harbor, Maryland, on the Potomac River just south of Washington, DC. It may be that the most productive thing you can do it is stare out the window, or just close your eyes.

Benefit Analysis Technology Helps Control Healthcare Spending

HR Daily Advisor

Castlight Health presented its innovations at this year’s HR Technology® Conference and Expo in Las Vegas. For such an important benefit, one that not only affects expenditures but also the engagement, retention, and productivity of your talent, how do you minimize waste?

Humanizing HR Technology

Achievers

Jeff consults and advises HR and Recruitment software companies on content market strategy, business development and product development, and with corporate HR teams across multiple industries to strategically integrate social media and emerging HR technology into HR and Employer Branding strategy.

Thankful.

Everyday People

” Don’t get me wrong, productivity is essential for the success of businesses and our own personal careers. There are entire books and conferences dedicated to this. This past week my family, along with many others, celebrated Thanksgiving.

The New Face of HR

Achievers

The HR space is in the midst of a dramatic upgrade, and this year’s #AACE14 conference proves there’s a new face to human resources. Yet, when I hit the conference floor this morning, I felt like I was walking in on the latest, Silicon Valley darling’s newest product launch.

Give Your Employees the Benefit of Space

Compensation Cafe

If conference room space is unavailable (which is more common as people seek private meetings space more often now), many even leave the office to find a more private place to meet to discuss projects. Productivity fell.”. Compensation and benefits covers a lot of ground.