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Gamification Boosts Employee Engagement and Talent Development

Rallyware for Human Resources

They have to observe their competition and be able to adjust quickly to constantly changing markets – both for their products and services and for the workforce they rely on. Successful businesses today play the game well. And the stakes are clearly getting higher.

4 Types of One-on-Ones that Inspire Employee Engagement

Qualtrics HR

As a steward of the workplace environment, it’s critical to create a vibe that enables employees to do their best work and raise the bar on their performance to help the organization or team achieve its goals. Spend time helping your employees discover their purpose.

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Talent Development Trends from the ATD Conference

FlashPoint

FlashPoint had the privi lege of exhibiting at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in Orlando in May. With more than 10,000 attendees and 400 vendors, the conference brought together thought leaders to talk about the latest trends in the talent development industry, and we were excited share in the dialog. She motivated the audience by describing the need to move the heart of employees.

Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #SMDAY

HR Bartender

As human resources pros, social media has become part of the way we do business. Often the first thing that comes to mind is social recruiting. In fact, if your organization already has a social recruiting strategy in place, that sets the stage for social learning.

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How Talent Development Stands Apart From Other Retention Strategies

Visibility Software HR

More than two-thirds of HR professionals are struggling to recruit candidates for full-time positions, SHRM’s 2016 report “The New Talent Landscape” found. One clear takeaway: retaining employees is critical for meeting your talent needs.

Change Creates Opportunity for Talent Development Teams

FlashPoint

Whether you’re dealing with an acquisition, a merger, a reorganization, or another common business scenario, talent development teams play a critical role. Are you ready for the challenge? Scott Thomas, Senior Director of Content Development and Certification at Salesforce, recently spoke to the central Indiana chapter of the Association for Talent Development, sharing his experiences with change and offering advice to talent development professionals.

Addressing 2015’s No. 1 business challenge:

HR Times

How are you keeping employees engaged and on board? Posted by Robin Erickson on May 7, 2015. Culture and engagement issues rose sharply in prominence to become the No. 1 challenge identified in the Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report.

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

Organizations are facing some unique challenges when it comes to talent. The Boomer generation is planning to leave the workforce (or at least transition to part-time or semi-retirement). The UNC guide is a great place to start the conversation.

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4 Ways Leadership Coaching Can Affect Customer Satisfaction

Qualtrics HR

Chances are, that great coach didn’t just help you learn to land that triple toe loop or run an option offense—he or she probably instilled in you the value of setting and achieving goals, delaying gratification and realizing your potential. By Creating an Engaged Workforce.

Corporate Culture: Your Company Is a Community

HR Bartender

I heard it at the Great Place to Work conference and again at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo. employees). Cultures of control have low employee engagement. Are they the same thing?

Top Human Capital Blogs in 2015

ATD Human Capital

What do talent development professionals in human capital care about? Here are the top 10 blog articles from ATD's Human Capital Community: Signs of a Learning Culture by Stephen Gill. Employee Motivation: The Neuroscience Connection by Ryann Ellis.

Trends in Corporate Learning & Leadership Development

New to HR

Consistent talent development is an integral part of business advancement, and human resources must direct considerable attention to the nourishment of new leaders and skills training in order to stay relevant in a rapidly changing business environment. The Center for Creative Leaderships’ report on leadership development trends states that there are two types of development trends that HR must understand.

How to Practice Intelligent Leadership

Qualtrics HR

But today expectations run higher than ever, even as the challenges that confront leaders multiply. Many of these qualities can be developed through training, coaching and personal desire. However, to be a truly effective communicator, the intelligent leader speaks and listens.

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How to Streamline Talent Management

ATD Human Capital

If you are a talent development professional, you may be experiencing a shift in what is expected of you in your organization. Whether or not talent development is a part of HR, the profession is undergoing a similar evolution.

Prevent Exit Interviews With Stay Interviews

HR Bartender

They’re defined as structured interviews designed to learn the reasons that employees stay with a company or the conditions that might cause them to leave. As the talent wars continue, stay interviews can be a valuable way to engage and retain employees.

Trends in Corporate Learning & Leadership Development

New to HR

Consistent talent development is an integral part of business advancement, and human resources must direct considerable attention to the nourishment of new leaders and skills training in order to stay relevant in a rapidly changing business environment. The Center for Creative Leaderships’ report on leadership development trends states that there are two types of development trends that HR must understand.

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Training Your Managers

Everwise

Managers are responsible for everything from goal setting to motivating employees, to making the company run smoothly. It’s important to ensure that your managers have the tools to keep your employees engaged, inspired and happy. Some of these tools include the ability to focus on their employees’ strengths, knowing how to curb employee turnover rates, and providing proper support to their teams.

Leadership Development Trends from the Leadership Challenge Forum

FlashPoint

Recently Fl ashPoint had the opportunity to sponsor the 2015 Leadership Challenge Forum in San Francisco. More than 250 attendees from all over the world learned about the latest research and developments with The Leadership Challenge® Workshop and LPI®: Leadership Practices Inventory®, as well as other products and services associated with the program. Below are some key highlights from the forum.

The Russian Tea Room, E-Learning, And The Future Of Work

SAP Innovation

I walked past the famous Russian Tea Room – not far from another favorite destination, Carnegie Hall. I was instantly transported back to the year 1985. Instead, I recalled a group celebration I attended there after three days of intense marketing research training.

Balanced Blending: Company Culture Lessons from American Distilleries

Everwise

If you were to sit at an upscale bar in any major American city enjoying a delicious cocktail, chances are at some point you’d glance up and notice ranks of bottles in many colors and shapes decorating the back bar. It’s how we approach the work day together.”.

New Business Realities Require New Leadership Competencies

FlashPoint

As business gets more complex (due to globalization, more diverse employees and customers, technological shifts, and other factors), confidence in leaders at all levels is declining. This means that you need to invest in developing your leaders, now more than ever.

7 Reasons Performance Management Fails And How To Fix Them

SAP Innovation

Performance management is often seen as a bureaucratic process forced by HR, which adds little or no value to the business. The company’s overall strategy and goals must be integrated into your performance management process to deliver real business value [LINK TO BLOG #3].

A Digital Learning Makeover

SuccessFactors

The world around us is going through a rapid digital transformation. According to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report, learning technology is also changing rapidly. Don’t try to think outside the box – get outside the box, then think!” ― Adam Hartung.

Training Your Employees To Use Social At Work Is Only Half The Battle

SAP Innovation

Based on my experience implementing employee engagement programs with our global customers, having a modern social business infrastructure in place allows for the highest ROI of your investment in employee social media training. The business world is changing.

What Is Performance Management? 5 Reasons Why It Matters

SAP Innovation

Your business is growing fast, and it’s time to think about implementing or revamping your performance management process that will create an amazing employee experience and help drive your business forward. Your employees are your most valuable asset to help your business grow.

Tending The Leadership Pipeline: It’s All About Engagement

SAP Innovation

Among them: how to engage and retain a generation marked as me-centric, fickle, not versed in social business etiquette and prone to jumping ship six months after utilizing an expensive bout of training. Mind the gender/confidence gap. Again, it’s a question of engagement.

4 Expert Insights On Managing Your Top-Tier Talent

SAP Innovation

Engagement, for one; leadership, development, and – this one’s big – retention. Effectively managing your top talent should be at the very top of your to-do list in order to successfully prepare your organization for the future. On leadership and learning.

How Top Companies Develop Their Leaders

FlashPoint

In a marketplace with rapidly changing business requirements, where quality, service and innovation have become mere “tickets to play,” and disruptive technology, global competitors, and the rate of change itself create powerful and conflicting pressures for business leaders, how are organizations addressing leadership development needs? How are those companies deemed the “Best Companies for Leaders” generating 200 percent growth over ten years?

Leadership Is About Letting People Fail

SAP Innovation

If you’ve had a good, healthy relationship with a counselor or therapist in the past you’ll recognize these strategies already. A therapist may see the problem or behavior that’s causing it, but they don’t tell you how to stop creating the problem, because that’s your job.

The Russian Tea Room, E-Learning, And The Future Of Work

SAP Innovation

I walked past the famous Russian Tea Room – not far from another favorite destination, Carnegie Hall. I was instantly transported back to the year 1985. Instead, I recalled a group celebration I attended there after three days of intense marketing research training.

Employee Training: HR Learns From Elementary School Educators

SAP Innovation

At first glance, learning models for employees in the workplace compared to children in elementary school may seem very different. The series is hosted by Bill Kutik , who is also a human resources (HR) technology columnist for Human Resource Executive magazine.

How To Create A Happy Work Culture

SAP Innovation

The American workforce is recognized globally for its high level of productivity. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the average full-time American worker spends approximately 8 hours per day working. Get to really know the people you’re working with.

Turnover Taking Its Toll? Consider These Strategies for Securing Top Talent

FlashPoint

As you work to do so, however, forget about gimmicks and flavor-of-the-month management techniques. Focus instead on becoming a magnet for top talent. If you build a company that attracts and retains the best people, you’ll solve the turnover issue.

3 Strategies To Help HR Manage Morale When Employees Leave

SAP Innovation

That’s why it’s important for HR to have the tools to keep morale up when employees leave; otherwise, negativity can spread around the office quickly. Including employees in planning helps them feel involved, valued and heard when a coworker leaves. Training.

Is This Why Uber Can Hire Anyone It Wants?

SAP Innovation

Uber can get any top talent it wants. With reports that Uber poached 40 top-of-the-line robotics researchers from Carnegie Mellon’s National Robotics Engineering Center, completely decimating the center of its top talent, it looks like those marriage vows may be in the works.

Five HR Analytics Terms You Need to Know

SuccessFactors

I love it for many reasons, but as I’ve said before, one of the main reasons is the way it’s raised the profile of HR and its importance. That said, the sheer volume of data available today for HR professionals to work with can feel overwhelming, and at times paralyzing.

Give Me A Guidebook And A Map: Mentorship And Millennials

SAP Innovation

Anyone who has the (mis?)fortune My superiors can take this in two ways: They can just hope that I will find the correct resources on my own to fix my own flaws, or what I perceive to be my flaws; or they can use this drive and give me resources/training to perfect my flaws.

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How To Support The Most Neglected Employee In Business

SAP Innovation

You’ve spent months (maybe years, even) on your manager development program – one that empowers managers with the right combination of knowledge and skills to accelerate what your business is after. As in: What happens after the actual program is complete? The answer is simple.

Turnover Begets Turnover: Nip It in the Bud

FlashPoint

It’s a fact: hiring and retaining software developers is going to be an increasing priority for your company in 2015. The talent competition is heating up as new companies move into central Indiana. This means there are more jobs for developers and other IT specialists to choose from, and more talent competition for existing technology consulting firms and tech-enabled firms. What can you do to retain your top IT talent?

5 Ways To Benchmark Your Digital Learning Strategy

SuccessFactors

The digital economy is opening up tremendous opportunities for forward-thinking companies and their employees. However, many organizations aren’t moving fast enough to provide leaders and employees with the skills to compete and win in a digitally transformed world.