March, 2010

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ReviewSNAP Forges Partnership with NonProfit HR Solutions

Reviewsnap

'ReviewSNAP™, a leading Web-based performance management systems provider, announced today they have formed a strategic partnership with Nonprofit HR Solutions, a Washington, DC based firm specializing in human resources consulting and staffing for the nonprofit sector. This alliance was formed to enhance the delivery and support of performance management solutions to nonprofit organizations across the nation.

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The Coming Talent War: Young, Global, Diverse

Josh Bersin

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently published its occupational outlook for 2018 (the next 10 years) and it is well worth reading. This data, coupled with a number of meetings I&# ve had. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Tags: Business Trends Corporate Culture Innovation Sourcing and Recruiting Talent Strategy.

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Learning From Failure - It's Possible

Conversation Matters

Organizations may think they have taken care of the problem of learning from failure once they’ve put in a lessons learned database. But the research of Cannon and Edmondson indicates that managers greatly underestimate the difficulties that are involved in learning from failure. They define failure as “a deviation from expected and desired results.

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Exit Interviews

Evil HR Lady

I had someone send me an e-mail asking for recommendations for vendors to do exit interviews. I've never worked with a vendor for that, so I have no idea. (I'm sure he'd appreciate your input, though, so comment away!) But, he also asked: 2) What is the best method (direct contact with term'd employee, websurvey or paper survey)? Excellent question.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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Just One Teeny Weeny Criticism.

Working Girl

'I recently read a blog post at employersweb about keeping employees in the loop in order to build trust. It was a good post that highlighted the following questions as the ones that employees are most interested in: 1. How is the company doing? It can be motivating to hear that the company is well-managed and doing well when times are good. At the same time, open communication can help employees understand belt tightening measures when times are bad. 2.

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SURVEY REVEALS THAT MOST MANAGERS FAIL TO PROVIDE CRITICAL ONGOING FEEDBACK TO EMPLOYEES RELATING TO PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

Reviewsnap

'ReviewSNAP™ , a leading Web-based performance management system supplier , announced today a new study that shows employees do not feel they receive adequate communication about their performance on an ongoing basis. The study was conducted by ReviewSNAP during the week of March 15, 2010 to learn more about views on employee performance evaluation processes.

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Workday 10: Talent Management Suites become Mainstream

Josh Bersin

Over the last five years, one of the fastest markets for enterprise software has been “talent management.&# Talent Management Suites, now offered by more than 30 different providers, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Tags: HR Systems accero ADP hrms Oracle PeopleSoft Plateau SAP Silkroad Softscape successfactors talent management software taleo Ultimate workday.

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Collective Intelligence: The Eradication of Smallpox

Conversation Matters

All of the recent talk about collective intelligence has reminded me of one of the best examples of making use of collective intelligence – an example which occurred without benefit of social media or even the internet. I wrote about the World Health Organization’s (WHO) eradication of smallpox in The Organizational Learning Cycle , presenting it as one of four exemplary organizations.

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Public Perception of HR

Evil HR Lady

I got the following in a comment from Twitchh: And a good HR manager recognizes that employees are assets, not liabilities, but we all know that the general perception of HR is not one of sunshine, sweetness, and light. Perhaps that's because most people's experience (as you're seeing here), either direct or vicarious, is that if/once HR gets involved with *any* situation concerning you, things are *not* going to be resolved in your favor.

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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Talk Like a German: Ending a Meeting

Working Girl

'To continue with my theme of Brevity as the new Courtesy , I have translated some useful phrases for ending a meeting or conversation with a German*: I''m sorry, but I don''t believe I can help you any more. I''m afraid I can''t help you any more. It would be best if you would talk to Herr/Frau So-and-So yourself. Excuse me but I must now end our meeting.

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Rehiring ex-employees? Beware these 6 common slip-ups

Business Management Daily

As the economy rebounds, you may be looking closely at ex-employees who departed on good terms. Here are six common rehiring mistakes. The post Rehiring ex-employees? Beware these 6 common slip-ups appeared first on Business Management Daily.

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Moving Toward a Pay-For-Performance Culture

Reviewsnap

'Have you ever had a job where you see someone rise to the top meteorically and wonder what they are doing to get there? Have you had to watch someone kiss so much you-know-what that they got all the opportunities in the world from their manager? If you feel like a victim for having to witness this, don''t. Sadly this happens all around us every day and you are among many who have to endure this kind of unfair distribution of attention, money and personal growth.

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Workday 10: Talent Management and HRMS Converge

Josh Bersin

Over the last five years, one of the fastest markets for enterprise software has been “talent management.” Talent Management Suites, now offered by more than 30 different providers, deliver a set of features and functionality which allow human resources and line managers automate, monitor, plan, and analyze all the “people-related” processes in a company.

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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Angel Dust

True Faith HR

'The calendar has turned to March, which means, as a SHRM student chapter advisor, it is time for the HRGames. Tonight, for example, 20 teams from around the state of Wisconsin descend onto Oshkosh to test their knowledge of human resources. What are the HRGames? The HRGames consist of a one- or two-day series of Jeopardy-style matches, between teams of up to three undergraduate students from various colleges and universities.

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My Employers are Racists!

Evil HR Lady

Okay, not my employers. Rather, my question writer's employers. (And for the record, I'm not anybody's employee. I'm an independent contractor. Feel free to offer me projects for large sums of money.) I work for a small family business where HR functions are handled by accounting and the department manager. I manage a very small workforce that contributes a great deal to the bottom line.

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Brevity: The New Courtesy?

Working Girl

'My German father-in-law handed me a book from the 70s called (translated from the German) : ''Shorter, More to the Point, More Precise: The New Communication Style of the Modern Leader.'' (Kind of a longish title for a book on communication brevity but it''s shorter in German.) The introduction reads as follows: ''''Information was never so important.

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Quick Thoughts on Differentiation

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Quick Thoughts on Differentiation “How are you different?” – an important question that your prospective customer will first ask. Your prospective employer too. Your boss will. So will your team members. Here are some quick thoughts on differentiation, as I thought about it during my recent visit to Helsinki, Finland (some pictures above).

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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ReviewSNAP Has Launched Our Compensation Dashboard

Reviewsnap

'We''ve got great news! As of this morning, ReviewSNAP™ has launched our new Compensation Dashboard. Like our 360 Degree Feedback module, the Compensation Dashboard will be bundled with the other applications into one solution all at one flat rate. If you are planning on subscribing to ReviewSNAP™, you will have access to our Performance Review , 360 Degree Feedback , and Compensation Dashboard under one affordable annual subscription rate.

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La libertad de ensuciarnos

Impact Coaching Solutions

La libertad de ensuciarnos. La semana pasada estaba en un aeropuerto esperando y en una mesa cercana a la mía un niño de unos 6 añitos estaba comiendo un helado acompañado de su madre. Como es de esperarse a esa edad hubo de repente una mala maniobra (o experimento) y parte del helado de chocolate cayó a su pecho sobre la impecable camisa blanca. Estos accidentes pasan y a esa edad son comunes, sin embargo la mayoría de los padres reaccionamos y esta madre no fue la excepción; de inmediato vino

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Getting SaaS and Onsite Software To Coexist

Workday

'Both the software and the media industries love a good David vs. Goliath story, which is why SaaS is often cast as the spunky new alternative to on-premises software. You know, Workday vs. SAP, Salesforce.com vs. Oracle, Google vs. Microsoft, and so on.

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Even if your boss loves you

Evil HR Lady

For the past 10 years, I’ve been an IT Program Manager at a Fortune 100 company. In my last annual performance appraisal, in March 2009, my manager gave me the top performance rating and advised me that I was the only person in our group to receive that rating. He said he would probably recommend something in the 3-4 percent range. Then, a week later, my company froze salaries and recognition programs for all employees.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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Collaboration Donuts

Working Girl

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A Twitter Question

Evil HR Lady

I decided I should sign up with Twitter. I, of course, wanted to be Evil HR Lady over there as well, but someone has already take then name. Fair enough, there are plenty evil HR ladies in the world. But, this particular person hasn't posted any "tweets" so I'm guessing she's not too dedicated to the whole idea. I can't figure out how to contact the person and beg for the name.

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Should I Rat Out a Toxic Co-Worker?

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I have a toxic coworker in my research lab. She is controlling, neurotic, and passive aggressive. I have to interact with her since she manages all the data for the studies I work on. My boss recognized her poor treatment of her direct reports and assigned those people to report to me instead. In addition to her bad behavior, she also is inefficient, resistant to change, incapable of handling tasks like scheduling , and takes weeks to do what should take hours.

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Exit Interviews

Evil HR Lady

I had someone send me an e-mail asking for recommendations for vendors to do exit interviews. I've never worked with a vendor for that, so I have no idea. (I'm sure he'd appreciate your input, though, so comment away!) But, he also asked: 2) What is the best method (direct contact with term'd employee, websurvey or paper survey)? Excellent question.

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Automate Your Onboarding Process In 7 Steps

Efficient employee onboarding is more than a warm welcome—it's a catalyst for business growth. Automated onboarding transforms new hires into productive team members faster, fostering long-term satisfaction and talent retention. For HR, automation means replacing inefficient manual processes with streamlined, cost-effective operations. Our eBook reveals how automating employee onboarding delivers these benefits, reducing HR challenges and elevating new employee readiness.