Sat.Oct 26, 2019

5 Rules for Hiring A.I. and I.T. Talent


The quest to hire developers, data scientists, and technology engineers is more competitive than ever before. It seems as though organizations in almost every industry need to grow their teams due to the ever-increasing need for a strong digital presence, apps, in-house I.T., tight cyber security, and other critical tech and A.I. based roles. With all of the tech startups and niche pharma companies popping up all over the country, it’s no wonder there’s much more demand for A.I and I.T

What Does Funding Inequity Feel Like


Saturday Spark #33. By Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder & CEO. I’ve always been comfortable being one of the women in a primarily male environment. I played soccer on a male-dominated team until high school. My MBA class was only 25% women. I work in tech. Getting into these schools, teams, and industries weren’t easy, but I feel like I’ve been treated fairly and equally, most of the time, once there.

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Key takeaways from Unleash, Paris 2019 – Part 2: Career paths

Littal Shemer

Photo: Littal Shemer Haim ©. Key takeaways from Unleash, Paris 2019 – Part 2: Career paths. This blog is a part of four blog series that covers my key takeaways from sessions and demos at Unleash, Paris 2019. The 1 st blog was focused on the future of work and learning. The future blogs will be grounded on People Analytics practices and insights about the digital transformation of HR.

Ideas in the Wild: How Andrea Wilson Woods is Honoring Her Sister’s Memory and Inspiring Others to Fight Cancer

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Adrienne Wilson was a depressed, suicidal teenager?—?until until the day she received a diagnosis of stage IV liver cancer. Facing the fight of her life, Adrienne discovered just how much she wanted to live. In Better Off Bald: A Life in 147 Days , Andrea Wilson Woods chronicles her sister’s remarkable life, from the time she was born to the day she died at age fifteen.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

50 Descriptive One on One Meeting Questions For Managers

Vantage Circle

Organisations across the globe have now realised the importance of a healthy workforce for achieving long term goals. And the first crucial step for executing this desire is establishing good internal communication with their employees. Though there are a lot of ways to do so, one method that still remains undeterred is the one on one meeting between a manager and an employee.

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How Artificial Intelligence is Taking Charge in the Battle Against Itself


As our society moves away from traditional news outlets, our reliance on social media as a reliable information source grows. But with the advent of technology able to disseminate convincing fake information, this could create major problems. Artificial intelligence can now write social media posts and fabricate realistic audio and video recordings. These so-called “deepfakes” are becoming a major concern in the war against disinformation.

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Lindsay Lohan: “You’ve Got To Know Who You Are Before You Can Appreciate Nature & Life, Future & Present”

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You know, life is not always about the party. It’s about knowing who you are. If you don’t know who you are, you don’t get the right to have fun. You’ve got to know who you are before you can appreciate nature and life, future and present. You know, life is as good as we make it. Sometimes we mess it up and that’s okay. I mean, I’ve been there, I’ve messed things up in my life. Lindsay Lohan. I had the pleasure to interview Lindsay Lohan , of “ Mean Girls ” fame.

How To Improve Your Employee Benefits

New to HR

As an employee, one of the things that you typically think about is what your workplace is doing for you. Many employees might be happy with their workplace but they are not happy with their salary or the benefits. The post How To Improve Your Employee Benefits appeared first on New To HR. People Operations

6 Performance Evaluation Tips For 2020


Employee performance evaluation is one of the most important practices that contribute to organizational success. Evaluating employee performance can, however, be a stressful job. Managers have to monitor, keep track of progress, and give accurate reviews without negatively affecting […]. Performance Review


Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

weekend free-for-all – October 26-27, 2019

Ask a Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA , by Amaryllis Fox. This is a memoir about her time undercover for the CIA, and OMG it is fascinating, especially the details around how she was trained, how her cover was created (and costumed), and how she did her job. *

I did not have a dream when I began the journey; I had a goal. It ended up becoming a dream come true.

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Millions of people worldwide dream of “reaching their dream,” more than any religion. And yet, most often we can only describe our goals but not our dreams, because like the dreams we dream our life’s dreams happen. We realize that we reached our dream only when we experience it. The following account is the story of such an uncovering. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines.

Key takeaways from Unleash, Paris 2019 – Part 1: Future work and learning

Littal Shemer

Photo: Littal Shemer Haim ©. Key takeaways from Unleash, Paris 2019 – Part 1: Future work and learning. It has been only a year since my last visit to Unleash , but in terms of the workforce revolution that we’re witnessing and experiencing, this time span is an eternity.

Show up in Life and Death

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The first step for me in conquering fear in life and death is simply to show up. My friend Wilford Williamson passed away on October 17, 2019. I learned of his death from my ex-wife, Ruthie on her birthday, October 23rd. Wilford’s services were on October 25th. I do not like funerals, especially when there is an open casket. There was of course an open casket. I went alone, intentionally. I knew I needed to show up, not for Wil but for his family and mine.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

When Looks Deceive: Detecting & Accommodating Invisible Disabilities An Interview with Lara de Leon #NDEAM


Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you’re needed by someone.” – Martina Navratilova One of the most gratifying things about having formerly worked at the Voluntary Action Center (VAC) is that the agency’s work helps provide integration and support for individuals with disabilities. VAC is a social service nonprofit that provides community transit and community nutrition services to seniors, individuals with disabilities, and low-income persons.

sHeroes: Dr. Laura Hamill of Limeade is showing employers how to truly care for their employees

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Choose positivity. Realize that you get to choose every day how you interact. with yourself and the people around you. I remember when it clicked for. me that I controlled what was going on in my head — that I didn’t need. to feel controlled by my own thoughts. Learning about the power of. self-talk and deciding every day how I want to be with others is a huge. life lesson. Do I help people feel more or less capable when I’m in the.

PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 395 - A 21st Century Approach to Employee Benefits

Steve Boese

HR Happy Hour 395 - A 21st Century Approach to Employee Benefits. Hosts: Steve Boese , Trish McFarlane. Guest: Randy Cooper, CEO, PeopleStrategy. LISTEN HERE. This episode is sponsored by PeopleStrategy. From intuitive, hire-to-retire HR technology to comprehensive benefits consulting and HR services, PeopleStrategy offers employers a single source for the tools and services necessary to attract, manage and retain talent.

sHeroes: How Abby Frimpong of Duuple is creating challenges to encourage positive social change

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We all have ups and downs in our lives but we need to be persistent and. try to rise above all the difficulties. Stay positive and optimistic no. matter what life throws at you. Only then can we unlock the greatness we have within. We need to keep trying until we succeed in life, whatever. the definition of success to us may be. When I told my father I was. going to be a fundraiser and work for a non-profit, he responded by. saying it was not a real job. In fact, he said it was what HR managers.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

Seven Compassionate Leadership Lessons From The Renaissance Man Who Helped Build HBO

Forbes Leadership Strategy

One of the leaders that built HBO retired at 49 and now spends his time philosophizing and creating beauty

“5 things I wish someone told me when I first became an author”, with Bob Fisch of rue21

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Be very detailed in doing your research for the book. In addition, be able to have a lot of patience and tolerance! As part of my interview series on the five things you need to know to become a great author, I had the pleasure of interviewing Bob Fisch. Bob is the former founder and CEO of rue21, which he rescued from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and made it into the largest specialty apparel retail chain in store count with more than 1,200 stores.

The LibraSyndrome

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the US Congress, supposedly to answer questions about his digital currency, Libra, ended up being an intense and fundamentally hostile inquisitorial session about the whole Facebook and the problems it poses for the country's democracy


“Making an effort to maintain a “student mindset” with openness and a desire to always learn is key to moving a company forward” with Karyn Abrahamson and Chaya Weiner

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Be Curious. The pace of business and marketing, which is “always on,” is exhausting. Making an effort to maintain a “student mindset” with openness and a desire to always learn is key to moving the company, the team and the work forward?—?avoiding avoiding staleness and being out of touch.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

Our Grandchildren’s Economy: Extreme Robotization Leads To Abundance, Not Poverty

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Extreme robotization will create a world with cheap goods. There will be jobs available—those that are hard to roboticize. With the cost of living low, our challenge will be finding meaning in a world in which less work is needed


How to breathe you back to Life.

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Life wants you to breathe. Because it is your breath that keeps you alive. And it is your breath that makes you come alive. Because when you remember to breathe, you feel it too. Your breath. Your presence. The Presence of You. Because when you breathe, you return here too. From the thoughts. The thoughts that keep you feeling anxious and overwhelmed, depressed and alone. Because when you are in a thought, you are in a thought. In a thought that keeps you back there. Tied to the past.


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there is a moment an absolutely exquisite moment that happens when we are present when we suddenly hear what is really being said. when the situation invites us to pivot from what we thought was going to happen to what is happening. in that moment if we are present and spontaneous enough to go with it, if we are willing to pivot, miracles happens. we see what we didn’t see one moment before. what we thought we were here to do changes to what we are here to do.

Unstoppable: How Survivor & Author Katherine Wolf is helping to uplift those with broken bodies, broken brains and broken hearts

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“Hope it forward”. I love this counter-cultural idea that we’ve been given. comfort, not just so we can be comfortable. We’ve been given hope, not. just so we can be hopeful, but ultimately, so we can give those good. things away to others in need. We’re afraid of losing. We’re entitled. and want to keep the things we think we deserve. And yet we have the. opportunity to open our hands and vulnerably offer what we’ve received. to someone else who needs it.

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

sHeroes: How Dr. Samantha Hiotakis helps people take action in the area they tend to put off most: their own goals and desires

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Make sure you end up on your calendar. I mean this literally. We need to make ourselves a priority so that we. rate enough to end up on our calendars. Most of us are going through. life and doing what we need to do to survive but a vast majority of us. are struggling to thrive. A big part of that is because we are no longer prioritizing ourselves. We have a million reasons why our goals and. wishes can’t end up on our calendar- i.e. my clients need me, my family. needs me, my spouse needs me.

How to Manage Physician Burnout Symptoms

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Physician burnout affects approximately 50% of providers. Given the long hours and increasing demands, it is no surprise that so many of our medical providers are overwhelmed, depressed and burned out. Recognizing Physician Burnout. Burnout can happen in any profession. For physicians, burnout can have dire consequences, not only for the individual provider, but for patients.

6 Books on Habits, Leadership, Creativity, Business and Optimism

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Here are the books I liked recently. They offer bother inspiration and information. They cover a range of topics. Trailblazer by Marc Benioff and Monica Langley. This was totally inspirational to me. Marc gives his back story which was interesting. He was always interested in technology from childhood. The main theme is that culture not only eats strategy for breakfast but everything else. Doing good and giving back is good for business.