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

Workday

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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Cyber Attacks, Adobe’s Small Business Tool & Other Weekly News

Homebase

This week in Homebase News we cover a recent study on small businesses and cyber attacks, a $30 minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers, Adobe’s new tool for business owners, and more. In addition to these findings, the study also revealed that only 9% of small business leaders listed cybersecurity as a top priority, and 25% said they have “no idea where to start” when it comes to creating a strategy for digital security. .

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

HR Daily Advisor

Much of the success of Google’s performance management strategies are rooted in its focus on and investment in its managers. Have a clear vision and strategy for the team. Adobe. Adobe is an interesting case to look at from a Performance Management perspective.

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Lose the Paper and Go Digital

TalentCulture

Integrating these tools as part of your organizational strategy can transform how new candidates and new hires interact and communicate with prospective employers. To learn more about this topic, view the SHRM webinar I hosted in partnership with Adobe here.

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Cupcake Storytelling Strategy is not a Client Snack, Part 2

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

When companies adopt a cupcake storytelling strategy, clients can dismiss the stories you tell as unimportant and insignificant: to them. To tell the complete story, be more inclusive, instead of relying on a cupcake storytelling strategy. Image source: Adobe Stock.

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5 Recruiting Strategies to Win the War for Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

Firms like Adobe, Accenture and Deloitte have all abolished this time-tested practice in exchange for project- and experience-based performance management with managers giving consistent, real-time feedback as more of a mentor or coach. The millennial generation is now the largest population on the planet, according to Pew Research. With more than 74.5 million individuals aged 18-35, millennials recently surpassed the Baby Boomers as the predominant generation alive today.

Clarabridge C3 2018 Takeaways

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Figure 2: A Well-Designed Social CX Strategy Truly Boosts Performance Results. If your social media strategy isn’t integrated with other channels, we highly recommend you do so. An illustrative list of technology providers enabling companies to capture and analyze customer intelligence across various channels includes is as follows (in alphabetical order): Adobe, Aspect, CallMiner, Clarabridge, Confirmit, Informatica, Medallia, NICE, Oracle, Qualtrics, Salesforce, SAS and Verint.

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Effective Sourcing Strategies for Successful Hires

TrustRadius HR

A five-star candidate sourcing program requires developing a cohesive strategy. Align Strategy with Company Goals Before Sourcing. Image via Adobe. Utilize Employer Branding as a Sourcing Strategy.

How We Use Learning Paths To Supercharge Our L&D Strategy

Saba

If you want to learn about graphic design, would you take a course in Adobe software, design principles, or typography? Drinking Our Own Champagne. Last year, I started a “Drinking Our Own Champagne” series to share how we at Halogen are using our own solutions.

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Are You telling a Strategic Why Story or just a Tactical One?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Image source: Adobe Stock. Collaboration And Convergence Customer Experience, Success, Loyalty, Retention Human Capital & Industrial IoT Workforce Professional Development customer experience employee experience engineering human capital strategy Industry 4.0

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Is Story part of Your Professional Advancement Roadmap?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

These stories also are part of your impact on your employer’s human capital strategy, as well. Image source: Adobe Stock. When you think about your professional advancement roadmap, storytelling probably is the last component on the list.

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Short Storytelling leaves Clients feeling Short Changed

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Image source: Adobe Stock. Many of my clients engage in short storytelling, instead of telling the stories stakeholders and clients really want to hear. As a result, their stories lack dimension, details and credibility.

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Transforming Performance Management for Increased Agility

HR Bartender

These answers can help the organization determine the current level of satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the current system and what strategies should be considered. Adobe is an example. Adobe says that change has created a 30 percent reduction in voluntary turnover.

Why An Internal Storytelling Network yields more than Stories

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Image source: Adobe Stock. Building an internal storytelling network is an essential component of compelling storytelling. Not only does your network help retain customers. Also, your internal network helps retain each other, specifically. And your workforce, in general.

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4 Blog Posts on Developing Workforce Value through Storytelling

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Have you ever considered the value of storytelling as part of your workforce development strategy? And, ponder the overall relevance of developing workforce value through storytelling as part of your organization’s human capital strategy. Image source: Adobe Stock.

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Ignoring How Employee Ratings impact Your Company Story?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Image source: Adobe Stock. Employee ratings are visible to everyone, courtesy of online hiring sites. For starters, these ratings serve as testimonials, for better or for worse, about employee experience at your company.

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Are You overly dependent on Professional Feedback?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Image source: Adobe Stock. Human Capital & Industrial IoT Workforce Professional Development business growth customer experience customer retention customer service employee experience employee retention engineering human capital strategy Industry 4.0

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Why Professional Exclusion keeps your Company Glass Half Full

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Image source: Adobe. Collaboration And Convergence Human Capital & Industrial IoT Workforce Professional Development business communication employee experience engineering human capital strategy Industry 4.0 Is your company glass half full or half empty? If you hear “I told you so!”

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Is Your Workplace Service Culture actually Self Serving?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Then, ponder the workforce profitability of your current strategy. Should serving this objective become part of your organization’s human capital strategy? Image source: Adobe Stock. Rate your employees’ experiences within your workplace service culture.

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50 Must-Know Statistics to Improve Your Lead-Generation Strategy

SAP Innovation

Done right, a successful lead generation strategy will fill your sales funnel with quality leads that ultimately convert and reward your company with their business. Just like planning any other marketing activities, you need to consider various factors including the latest marketing trends, technologies and data you have when developing your lead-generation strategy. 93% of B2B companies say content marketing generates more leads than traditional marketing strategies.

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How an Inclusive Storytelling Culture retains Customers

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

First, creating and leveraging an inclusive storytelling culture becomes a key component of your human capital strategy. Image source: Adobe Stock.

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Interview with Charlene Li, Part 1: Acts of Courageous Leadership

15Five

Charlene is an expert on digital transformation and disruptive growth strategies. “My Adobe’s Aha Moment. Charlene points to Adobe as one of the best examples of such disruptive thinking in action. It also paved the way for Adobe to enter the Fortune 500 for the first time.

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What happens when You have a Broken Company Story?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Image source: Adobe Stock. When you have a broken company story, your story seems to change on a daily basis. Then, it is difficult to remember the story you tell to colleagues, employees, vendors and clients. Because, your story continuously changes.

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Why Professional Communication is impeded by Your Biases

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

How about changing up your human capital strategy? Image source: Adobe Stock. All of us have professional communication habits. And these habits, both consciously and unconsciously, can reflect our professional biases.

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Why You Need A Data Strategy

SAP Innovation

These stats are not surprising given that it’s challenging to commit to a data project or formulate a data strategy. The answer is to implement a data strategy, and here’s why you need one. It is a relatively simple approach, one that does not require a data strategy.

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3 Reasons Why You fall short on Organizational Visibility

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Image source: Adobe Stock. Human Capital & Industrial IoT Workforce Professional Development customer service engineering human capital strategy human resource management Industry 4.0 When it comes to organizational visibility, how do you rate yourself?

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Pockets of Tribal Storytelling are Key to Workforce Development

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Are you capturing your tribal stories as part of your human capital strategy? . Image source: Adobe Stock. Tribal storytelling is alive and well within your workforce. Often, the best stories in your organization are hidden away, deep within departments.

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Are you outsourcing or insourcing company storytelling?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Image source: Fotolia / Adobe. When you outsource, instead of insourcing company storytelling, you put yourself in the hands of others. To tell your stories. Often, the people telling your stories are employees of outside agencies.

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Why is Your Job Title Your Entire Professional Story?

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Image source: Adobe Stock. Collaboration And Convergence Professional Development engineers human capital strategy human resource professionals Industry 4.0 When your job title becomes your entire professional story, you feel your title “speaks for itself.”

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Leverage Tell Me More Storytelling instead of So What Storytelling

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Image source: Adobe Stock. Tell Me More Storytelling skills result in customers, investors, colleagues, and even your grandmother, asking you to tell them more. About yourself, your career, products, services, solutions, travels, conflicts and even your dreams.

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Why Every Employee drives Revenue by Serving Colleagues First

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

That strategy is a compelling human capital strategy. Image source: Adobe Stock. In better serving colleagues, we better serve our customers. I am not talking about serving the needs of soul-sucking managers who load us up with disconnected tasks which only serve their egos.

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Why telling Your STEM Story makes Everyone Uncomfortable

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Image source: Adobe Stock. How comfortable are you telling your STEM story? During startup pitches, meeting presentations, conference gatherings? Even telling your Grandmother “what you do” when you are home for the holidays?

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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. The Rationale : Improv comedy can help managers accept new ideas or strategies, instead of dismissing them out of hand.

How to Run an Employee Social Media Ambassador Program

Everwise

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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Are You taking Risks to build a Professionally Credible Story?

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Image source: Adobe Stock. Professional Development customer service engineering finance human capital strategy Industry 4.0 Do you tell a professionally credible story: to co-workers, colleagues, stakeholders, investors and clients?

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