The Adobe Digital Academy: An Apprenticeship for Today’s World


When I first heard Katie Juran from Adobe talk about the Adobe Digital Academy at the Workday Opportunity Onramps conference, I was impressed with her perspective on bringing qualified, diverse talent into a technology company, and was thrilled when Juran and the program’s manager, Liz Lowe, agreed to share their insights with our readers. It’s intensive, which is why Adobe makes sure participants get lots of support in the process.

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What GE, Accenture, Adobe and Microsoft Have in Common


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! More and more companies are turning a critical eye on the traditional annual performance review process as the primary means for employee feedback. This month, Derek Irvine (our chief blogger here on Recognize This!

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What Google, Adobe, and Cargill Changed About Their Performance Management Strategies

HR Daily Advisor

Adobe. Adobe is an interesting case to look at from a Performance Management perspective. Following the failed experiment of the removal of performance management, Adobe realized that no performance management was not working and that it needed some kind of solution.

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5 Ways Using Adobe Document Cloud Makes Your HR Function Look Best in Breed

The HR Capitalist

You should use Adobe Sign as part of your HR practice and infrastructure. . For the uninitiated, Adobe Sign is the world`s most trusted e-signature solution, providing the easiest signing experience, effortless mobility, and unsurpassed security. . That’s where the Adobe Sign solution starts to make a lot of sense. Here’s 5 Ways Using Adobe Document Cloud Makes Your HR Function Look Best in Breed : 1. Make all your forms mobile.

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Lose the Paper and Go Digital


With solutions like those available from Adobe Document Cloud , companies can provide a better experience for job candidates and new employees, and enable a more efficient process for recruiters and HR. This article was sponsored by Adobe, all opinions are that of Meghan M.

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10 Irresistible Company Perks for the New Year


Adobe offers this service worldwide, while adding kayak storage at its Seattle campus. And, in order to make sure that transportation is never a problem for its employees, Adobe also offers shuttle service and a guaranteed ride home.

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#6Things: Implant Parties, Workforce for Dummies, and Conflicted about #GirlBoss

marenated HR

At least compared to Adobe’s and mine. And remember Adobe and Red Branch Media…same. 6Things #6ThingsYouNeedtoKnow HR #GirlBoss Adobe career builder Interns Maren Hogan monster SnapchatReady to fill out your SNAPlication? That’s what one company is doing to bring a new and let’s face it, exhausting twist to the already overburdened and under effective application. But hey, at least the marketing department gets to make a new custom filter!

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Recruiting Collusion among Top Silicon Valley Companies

Josh Bersin

Yesterday the US Department of Justice announced a proposed settlement against Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Intuit, and Pixar for colluding not to “cold-call&# recruit employees from each. Tags: Sourcing and Recruiting adobe apple google Intel intuit pixar Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Before You Dump Your Annual Review, Ask Your Employees What They Want. Here’s How

TLNT: The Business of HR

With companies like GE, Adobe and Accenture revamping the way they do performance reviews, many others are now jumping on the bandwagon. But how do you design a new process that will work for your unique work environment? The best way is to start by asking your people.

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The 8 Fatal Flaws of Performance Management

TLNT: The Business of HR

Adobe did it. Gap, Netflix, and GE are doing it. Best Practices Evaluations, Reviews & Appraisal Forced Ranking HR Communications HR Insights HR Management Organizational Leadership Performance & Personality Performance Management Talent Management Featured

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Should You Get Rid of Performance Reviews?


With powerhouse companies like Adobe, GE, and Accenture making public splashes about their organization’s decision to dump the annual performance review, you may be wondering if your organization should follow suit

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2017 HR Trends


At Culture Amp, we’re lucky to work with some of the world’s most innovative organizations, including Adobe, Pixar, Airbnb, Box, Warby Parker and more. Employee Engagement Best Practices Human Resources

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Yes, You Really Can Cut Training Costs

Josh Bersin

Tags: gotomeeting the training measurement book training costs adobe flypaper articulate i-linc training budgets webex training measurement brainshark suddenlysmart altus interwise adobeconnect Enterprise Learning

Performance Reviews: Why Once A Year Isn’t Enough

TLNT: The Business of HR

Accenture, Adobe, Deloitte, Gap and Microsoft are just a few of the big names that have upgraded their people management processes based on real-time feedback.

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How to Run an Employee Social Media Ambassador Program


Adobe. Adobe’s employee social media efforts took shape when one staff member, advocating for the company on social media, drove more revenue for the business than any of the Adobe-branded social media accounts, writes Lydia Abbot, Associate Content Marketing Manager at LinkedIn.

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4 Reasons to Replace Performance Reviews With Frequent Feedback


As those of us in the HR space know, there’s been a revolution brewing for a while, with companies like Deloitte, Microsoft, Adobe, and Accenture doing away with their review systems, well before the end of last […] Source. 2016 might be remembered as the year we heard the death rattle of the traditional annual performance review.

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The Importance of Employee Appraisals


GE, Adobe and Deloitte recently announced they are abandoning their performance reviews for more one-on-one interactions. Though they will continue to do annual or bi-annual compensation and promotion processes, they want to move towards more ongoing discussions and feedback with employees. Following suit are the likes of Microsoft, Dell, Accenture and New York Life. Why … Continue reading The Importance of Employee Appraisals.

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The Three-Step Secret to Mastering Ongoing Performance Management


Google, Adobe, Microsoft, and other leading companies have all ditched the annual review citing poor ROI. In its place, they use ongoing performance management tactics like continuous feedback loops and OKR goals. The results are impressive: studies show employee engagement jumped 100% after companies transitioned to ongoing performance management.

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How to Leverage Learning and Development to Improve Employee Engagement


Following, we have pulled a few highlights from the article to help you gain some inspiration for your business: Adobe’s focus on quality content. Adobe focuses on learning and development opportunities through its Learning@Adobe program.

See How Your Employee Engagement Stacks Up to Your Peers


Some, like Adobe, replaced the review with frequent check-ins — a conversation that helps managers and employees align on priorities, and share constructive feedback that enables employees to grow their skills careers. Companies that implement continuous feedback report 32 percent higher employee retention ¹. In the past few years, we’ve seen many leading companies including General Electric and Deloitte transition away from the annual review.

3 Alternatives to the Annual Performance Review


The decision made by several big name companies like Adobe, GE, and Accenture to ditch their annual reviews made a big public splash and got many HR professionals wondering… is time to follow suit? The death of the annual performance review was a hot topic in 2015.

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Finish HR Processes Faster With e-Signatures That Fit Right In

HR Morning

Adobe Sign keeps HR processes 100% digital from attracting and onboarding through management and transition. Win and retain the best. Cut costs and delays. And free everyone to focus on projects that drive business forward. Sign up for this 14-day free trial! Learn more! . E-news Sponsored Content

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Five Companies Doing Summer Perks Right


A week-long, company-wide vacation ( Adobe ). Adobe shuts down all of its offices for one week in the summer. Moz takes Adobe’s highly encouraged vacation time and sweetens the deal; the company reimburses employees up to $3,000 for vacation expenses.

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Work/Life ‘Innovation’ in the Valley


Indeed, representatives from Adobe, Yahoo! But that said, it’s clearly something companies such as Adobe, Yahoo! based Adobe Systems, “people were not taking time-off. In response, Garcia said, Adobe revisited its program and implemented an unlimited time-off program.

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CHART OF THE DAY: All the places you can't stop emailing

Steve Boese

Today's CHART OF THE DAY comes to us courtesy of the folks at Adobe, who recently shared some results from their second annual consumer email survey. Per the Adobe survey, the typical white collar worker is spending 17% more time on email compared to last year, and despite this increase in time spent with email, (and email volume), almost half of all workers expect a response to a work-related email in less than one hour.

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Office Hours: How Do You Improve the Performance Review Process?

Cornerstone On Demand

Today, only 4 percent of HR managers think their employee assessment system is effective; in recent years, companies including Microsoft, Adobe, Accenture and Deloitte have overhauled their systems completely.

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Office Hours: How Do You Improve the Performance Review Process?

Cornerstone On Demand

Today, only 4 percent of HR managers think their employee assessment system is effective; in recent years, companies including Microsoft, Adobe, Accenture and Deloitte have overhauled their systems completely.

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Are Annual Performance Appraisals Enough?


Other prominent organizations, such as Microsoft and Adobe , have also chosen to conduct assessments that are more consistent, in hopes of improving employee engagement and satisfaction. The VP of HR for Adobe referred to annual appraisals as “a process that looks in the rear-view mirror, that’s focused on what you’ve done a year ago.

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This may surprise you: How much employees hate traditional performance reviews

HR Morning

In a recent survey by Adobe , 22% of employees admitted to crying as a result of a performance review. Adobe collected responses from 1,500 office workers. For a visual representation of some of Adobe’s findings, check out the its infographic below: Source: Adobe.

3 Ways to Fix Performance Management


According to Donna Morriss , the SVP of People and Places at Adobe, the implementation of the Check-In process has resulted in significantly increased on-going development amongst employees and improved leadership from managers.

3 Surprising Ways CEOs Create Bold Company Cultures

Cornerstone On Demand

Here are three surprising strategies C-Suite execs use to reinforce the cultural values that set them apart from the crowd: The Company : Adobe. Everyone from management gurus to millennials seems to agree: creating a strong, coherent culture is important to a company's success.

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The Cheerleader AND the Brain Surgeon, the “Side Hustle” Paradigm Shift

Get Hppy

Adobe’s “Future of Work” study found that one-third of over 1,000 U.S. 1970 something…It’s a brisk fall day in Southwest Philly. The row-home is overflowing with several generations of die-hard Eagles fans watching the game of the season. Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys.

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12 Steps To Achieve Continuous Feedback At Work


Companies are now realizing how ineffective annual performance reviews are with giants like Accenture, Adobe, Deloitte and GE dumping their outdated systems.

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Measure What Matters Book Review – Announcing The Reflektive Book Club


By expanding beyond the scope of behemoths like Google and Adobe, Doerr provides readers with a wide range of company sizes and industries which help prove how effective OKRs can be regardless of where you work. As the 18th entrant into the online search market back in 1999, nobody would have predicted that Google would have become what it is today. That is, except for John Doerr.

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Something to Cry About—25% of Employees Have Left a Performance Review Crying

HR Daily Advisor

A recent Adobe survey has found that 25% of employees have left a performance review in tears. However, the Adobe survey finds that 41% of workers would switch jobs to a company that didn’t have a formal review process, even if the pay and job level were the same.

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How to Plan Time For Self Learning

HR Bartender

The platform I’ll be working on is Adobe Connect. I have scheduled some time to watch videos on Adobe Connect. I came across this article from Harvard Business Review titled, “ 6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It ”.

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Mid-Year HCM Trends


Our certified integration with Adobe Sign provides the ability to add electronic signature fields to any PDF in Vista 7. Its official, 2018 is half over! What trends are in-play and continue to gain momentum for the second half of the year? Let me put you in my driver’s seat.