Employee Engagement and Working with Halogen Software

David Zinger

I am in Ottawa right now at the Halogen Software Conference. Halogen Software was welcoming, supportive, fun, and well-organized. I think this site is worth a visit at least once a week. For two and a half years I have written a monthly blog on employee engagement for Halogen. Thank you Halogen for making my day! It was a pleasure yesterday to facilitate a session on employee engagement.

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Employee Engagement at Halogen Software Conference in Ottawa (September)

David Zinger

davidzinger shares how to make #engagement work for your org at #HSCC15. Halogen Software (@HalogenSoftware) July 30, 2015. Employee Engagement Canadian employee engagement David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker Halogen software OttawaJoin me September 9 to September 11, 2015 in Ottawa to learn more about employee engagement. Register now! link] pic.twitter.com/JK4sHA0TJP.

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The LMS Market: Hotter than Ever

Josh Bersin

In the last 60 days I’ve had the opportunity to attend five major industry events which cover corporate learning: user group meetings at Plateau, Saba, SumTotal and Taleo and the HR Technology. Tags: LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Halogen Software Learn.com lms Plateau Saba sumtotal systems taleo

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Ground Rules for Workplace Friendships

HR Daily Advisor

By Dominique Jones, VP of Human Resources, Halogen Software. Research conducted by Gallup found that those with a “best friend,” at work, are seven times more likely to be engaged in their jobs with a subsequent positive impact on workplace safety, productivity, and customer service. Strategic HR Halogen Software human resources productivityOur social interactions affect our physical and emotional health, and even have an impact on workplace productivity.

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3 Questions Managers Should Regularly Ask Employees

HR Daily Advisor

By Anita Bowness, Halogen Software. At a minimum, most managers should focus on how to jump-start conversations about employee performance and address specific issues around how team members conduct themselves on the job. Strategic HR employee engagement feedback Halogen Software productivityIt’s important for managers to keep the lines of communication open with their staff.

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Train for Compliance—More Manager Actions that Can Risk Lawsuits

HR Daily Advisor

Start on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, with a free interactive webcast from Halogen Software, Selecting a Talent Management Suite: Experts Share the Real Story. This is true at any time, but especially during the termination process, which needs to be handled respectfully. Register today for this free (thanks to sponsor Halogen Software) interactive webcast. Training Halogen Software HR talent management Technology

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SLIDES: 4 Ways to Measure Potential in Employees.

The HR Capitalist

We did a webinar over at Fistful of Talent last week, talking about the difference between Performance and Potential (sponsored by my friends at Halogen Software ). Here''s a small portion of the slide deck, talking about ways that you can measure potential in your employees. . Enjoy - be the lookout for our next webinar when we talk about ways you can bootstrap your training function. email subscribers, click through the post title to see embedded slide deck

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Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance

HR Daily Advisor

Complimentary Webinar Sponsored By Halogen Software. Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance. The Unlocking Happiness at Work webinar is essential viewing for leaders who want to attract new talent, improve their brand and boost profitability in a way that also benefits their people. The post Unlocking happiness at work: Strategies to fuel purpose and performance appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

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How can your organisation develop future talent?

Strategic HCM

I delivered this webinar with the CIPD's People Management magazine and Halogen Software earlier this week. Consulting Research Speaking Training Writing Strategy - Talent - Engagement - Change and OD Contact me to create more value for your business jon [dot] ingham [at] strategic [dash] hcm [dot] com. Thanks for everyone who attended and particularly all the questions.

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Drinking Our Own Champagne: Identifying a Halogen Champion from Within

Saba

With this post, we will launch a series that shares how we are striving to win with talent here at Halogen Software. In today’s post, we talk to Hawley Kane, Halogen’s own internal champion It won’t be all rainbows and unicorns, because we’re not perfect, but we think there’s value in sharing our journey, just as we see value in sharing the journeys of our customers all around the globe.

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Drinking Our Own Champagne: Fine-tuning the One-on-One Meeting

Saba

The “Drinking Our Own Champagne” series shares how we are striving to win with talent here at Halogen Software. One of Hawley Kane’s (our internal Halogen Champion) biggest priorities is to help build a strong culture of feedback. For this segment, we sat down with Mazin Abou-Seido, a leader at Halogen who excels at one-on-one meetings and using Halogen’s own tool, Halogen 1:1 Exchange

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Being Part Of the Succession Plan Isn’t An Entitlement

HR Bartender

I wrote a piece about talent pools and how they work over on Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. Oh, and P.S. If you’ve been staring at today’s images and thinking “I know that guy.” One of the most debated subjects in human resources these days is whether or not to tell employees they’re a part of the succession plan. There are certainly pros and cons to consider. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently ran a point/counterpoint on the subject.

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TRUST and HR TECH: Always Flock To Any Provider Brave Enough To Recommend Someone Else's Solution (Over Their Own).

The HR Capitalist

In a rare acknowledgement that a suite provider doesn't have to be all things to all people, Halogen Software has figured out they can focus on what they do best, and partner with best in other areas. Here's some notes from a recent announcement that they're partnering with Jobvite on the Recruiting front : "Halogen Software ( HGN.TO ) and Jobvite — today announced that Halogen will integrate and resell the Jobvite Platform with the Halogen TalentSpace ™ suite. .

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Webinar: How People Analytics can Impact your Retention Strategies

Paycor

Is employee retention and the competitive job market keeping you and your CEO up at night? Best practices for solving critical business problems like retention Speaker: Donal Murphy Donal is the Director of Partner Enablement at Visier and manages Go-to-Market planning and operations for Visier’s Embedded Analytics partners. Previously, he led European and Middle Eastern Sales and Operations for Halogen Software

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People Focused People Management Strategy

Strategic HCM

I also did this webinar for Halogen Software - on wht we need a people focused, not simply a business focused, people management strategy. Consulting - Research - Speaking - Training - Writing Strategy - Talent - Engagement - Change and OD Contact me to create more value for your business jon [dot] ingham [at] strategic [dash] hcm [dot] com

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LIES IN HR: "We're Looking for People Who Are Great Teammates"

The HR Capitalist

I'm speaking in the ATL tomorrow - specifically Buckhead - at a small breakfast gathering put together by the good folks at Halogen Software. If you're in Atlanta on Thursday and want to join us, hit this link because I'm sure we can squeeze you in. It's free, but there's a lot more value than that price tag would suggest. My preso is about "The 5 Biggest Lies in HR". I like doing this presentation and it's morphed over time.

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World Series 2016: Celebrating Our Customers

Saba

What makes these two teams successful at what they do? At Halogen, we did a lot these past two weeks to celebrate it. Because both teams that played in this year’s Fall Classic are Halogen Software customers. Here’s a look at how we celebrated our customers’ success. Good luck to Halogen customers @cubs and @indians in their #WorldSeries matchup tonight from our team to yours!

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Talking About The New Age Of HR at HRSE16

Saba

The event, which runs from November 14-16 at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre, brings together thousands of HR and business thought leaders from around the world. We will be presenting in two tracks at HRSE16, offering practical insight into how organisations can get ahead of the game to boost retention and engagement in 2017. Halogen’s Chief People Officer, Dominique Jones, is presenting a keynote session as part of the HR Talent Summit track.

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Key Takeaways from Saba Insight 2018 (#sabainsight18)

Lighthouse

The company is on positive track more than a year after its latest acquisition, and the roadmap shared at the event promises continued development around mobile capabilities, user experience, and more. However, the performance capabilities have historically been less robust and user friendly, which prompted the company to buy Halogen Software, one of the industry leaders in performance management technology.

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Changing Performance Appraisal Ratings – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I reached out to Rachel O’Neil, talent management consultant at Halogen Software , to compare. Rachel noted, “There may be an approval step or the ability to edit scores at various stages throughout the process. The performance appraisal continues to be a topic of conversation. Today’s reader question brings up an interesting point about the process. Hi Sharlyn. I love your blog and learn a lot from it.

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Tips for Setting and Monitoring Workplace Goals That Create Organizational Success

HR Daily Advisor

By Anita Bowness, talent management consultant, Halogen Software. Goal-setting is an effective method for aligning and improving performance at the individual and organizational level. And yet, we know that for many, the year begins with setting goals that fail to align efforts as intended. The reason? Many organizations have managers and employees set goals, but do not have the right processes in place to monitor and update their progress on a consistent basis.

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Learning Together - Highlights from Day Two of TalentSpace Live 2017!

Saba

Just like day one of TalentSpace Live 2017 , day two of the conference was packed full of incredible insights from the innovators in HR: thought leader guests, the Halogen+Saba team and most importantly, our customers. To address the adoption roadblock, we invited the following customers to share their insights: Bailey Borzecki, HR Inspirations Manager at Dogfish Head Brewery. Sam Crumley, VP of Employee Experience at Panopto. Well, what a conference!

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CAPITALIST WEBINAR: What Game of Thrones Can Teach HR About Coaching Styles and Building Teams!!!

The HR Capitalist

The team at Fistful of Talent? Join us on May 19th at 2 pm Eastern for “ RAISING DRAGONS: What Game of Thrones Teaches Us About Performance Coaching and Building Teams, ” (click any of the links on this post to register) and we’ll use Castle Black and King’s Landing to explore best practices in performance coaching by giving you the following goodies: — A quick rundown of the history of Game of Thrones from a leadership perspective.

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Knowledge Bomb – Fistful Of Talent Style – #GOT

What is Paul Thinking

The team at Fistful of Talent? Join us on May 19th at 2pm Eastern for “RAISING DRAGONS: What Game of Thrones Teaches Us About Performance Coaching and Building Teams” and we’ll use Castle Black and King’s Landing to explore best practices in performance coaching by giving you the following goodies: A quick rundown of the history of Game of Thrones from a leadership perspective. Pop culture. Gotta love it! Game of Thrones. REALLY gotta love it.

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The History of Fistful of Talent, aka FOT (My Other Site).

The HR Capitalist

sharing as it appears over at FOT: --. He went back the next day and told the suits he couldn’t do a second blog like the Capitalist and keep his day job (a goal of his at the time), but offered up an alternative – KD would own the new site and round up an all-star collection of HR and recruiting practitioners to provide daily insights with a trace of attitude and snark. Talent Entourage limped in at 6%.

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Crunching the Numbers: Why HR Metrics Matter in Performance Management Best Practices

HR Daily Advisor

Dominique Jones is Vice President of Human Resources at Halogen Software. By Dominique Jones. Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.”— Albert Einstein. According to IBM, every day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data and the speed is accelerating so much that 90 per cent of the data in the world today has been created in just the past 2 years.

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4 Ideas to Promote a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Many companies look at employee development as a way to increase employee engagement. A joint research study by Brandon Hall Group and Halogen Software reported that more than two-thirds of high performers “use cascading goals to connect business and learning objectives, while only half of everyone else uses them.” Engagement is good, but the real purpose of development is to improve employee performance.

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PODCAST - #HRHappyHour 284 - Transforming HR with Technology, Live from Talent Space 2017

Steve Boese

This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve Boese is Live at Talent Space Live 2017 and talks with Bailey Borzecki, HR Inspirations Manager of Dogfish Head Brewery and David Mennie, VP of Product Management of Saba about how HR and talent management are being transformed through technology at Dogfish Head. Bailey shared some of the growth story at Dogfish Head from a startup to a 350-person organization spanning 36 states.

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HRE Column: Navigating #HRTech Mergers and Acquisitions

Steve Boese

The piece is titled Navigating Mergers and Acquisitions in HR Tec h, and is a look at some recent M&A activity in the HR Tech space, and offers some suggestions for HR leaders as to how to best protect their organization's investments in HR tech in this climate. If your company is a customer/user of an HR-technology solution that has been acquired by another HR-tech provider, here are three things to consider as you react to the news: Read the rest at HRE Online.

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5 Tips to Help Develop Great Leaders

HR Daily Advisor

by Anita Bowness, global practice leader, Business Consulting, Halogen Software. Here are five tips to help ensure the ripples cast by leaders at all levels impact your organization in a positive way. Anita Bowness joined Halogen Software in 2014 with nearly 20 years’ experience in consulting and professional services, the majority of which has been spent enabling client organizations leverage the talent of their workforce to achieve desired strategic results.

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

Advos

Iconixx, an Austin, Texas-based provider of sales compensation software, closed $4.2M Saba Completes Acquisition of Halogen Software. Reflexis and Seal Highlight Real-Time Store Operations Solutions at APAS Show 2017. Detroit at Work Partners with Grand Circus to Launch ‘TechHire Bootcamp’ . Happy Friday.

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Setting SMART Goals the Smart Way: Backwards

Saba

Manager, Training and Development at Farm Credit Illinois. HR Coordinator at Meridian Credit Union. Manager, Learning and Development at Builders Mutual Insurance Company, Inc. TRAMS is a fresh and new way to look at SMART goal setting! Learning Consultant, Halogen Software. When you look at setting goals using a SMART framework, all the pieces of an effective goal are there. Manager, Centre of Excellence, Halogen Software.

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Highlights from Day One of TalentSpace Live 2017

Saba

TalentSpace Live, the Halogen customer conference, kicked off yesterday and we have a full recap of day one highlights for you! After a side-splitting introduction from our emcee Steve Patterson , host of CBC Radio’s The Debaters and all-around funny guy, day one kicked off with a welcome from Halogen CEO, Les Rechan, and Saba CEO, Pervez Qureshi, to provide more details to customers about Saba’s acquisition of Halogen.

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Bridging The Gap Between HR And Business Outcomes

Get Hppy

Most likely, we’ll be looking at revenue goals, costs-related goals, market share goals, customer satisfaction or return on capital. As the CHRO, I’ll be looking at what drives customer satisfaction. increase in engagement among employees at a particular store. At Best Buy, for example, that value is more than $100,000 in the store’s annual operating income.

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

Advos

Saba Software Announces Agreement to Acquire Halogen Software. Intellect SEEC and Safety Compass Aim at Enhancing Workplace Safety. Happy Friday. Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Sign-up for our weekly Hot in HR newsletter to get these updates via email. FUNDING. Collage, HR & benefits platform provider, raises $5 million from Diagram.

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What If Employees Could Say "Leave Me Alone" Related to Professional Development?

The HR Capitalist

But that''s probably not going to happen at most companies. I recently did a post over at Fistful of Talent for Halogen Software on Goal Settting. Primary Feature of Goal Setting for the Jimmy Eat World Crew: You’re giving them something that all stars had at one time—access to a coach giving feedback on how to get better. Let''s face it, any time we talk about professional development, we talk in broad terms. Everyone needs to be developed.

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Vacancy Armor: Talent Pools

HR Daily Advisor

Today, we’ll take a look at what to do next when dealing with high-potential employees (HiPos) and succession planning. By Joanne Wells, Manager, Learning Center of Excellence, Halogen Software. Regular reviews of data and discussion of candidates are conducted at increasingly higher levels of the organization. Just getting a talent pool put together might seem like a job well done. But there is more to do.

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New Report Highlights Importance of Continuous Performance Management

Saba

New report from @PM_Insight & Halogen explores the need for ongoing #performancemanagement Tweet This! A new report entitled Making Ongoing Performance Management a Reality published by People Management Industry Insight, in partnership with Halogen Software, suggests that more employers would benefit from adopting a more continuous approach to performance management.

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Future-Proof Your Organization with Talent Pools

HR Daily Advisor

by Joanne Wells, Manager, Learning Center of Excellence, Halogen Software. Leaders looking to future-proof their organizations are using an integrated approach, incorporating succession planning at multiple career levels into the overall talent management strategy. Once talent pools are filled with a diversity of high potential talent at various stages in their careers, it is tempting to think that the work is done.

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From Recruiting to HR: The Importance of the Candidate-to-Employee Experience

Saba

While working in recruiting and HR coordination, I’ve seen the number of employees at Jobvite almost double. Finally, by greeting interviewees at the elevator with small items of swag and a little extra Jobvite info, we had really put the icing on the cake. Join myself along with Julie Harrison , Product Marketing Manager, and Joanne Wells , Manager, Learning Center of Excellence from Halogen Software on March 23rd for our ‘Ongoing Performance Starts with Onboarding’ webinar.

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