November, 2012

The Power of Action Learning: A Process for Building a Collaborative Culture

Conversation Matters

One of the most powerful tools for moving an organization’s culture toward collaboration and knowledge sharing is a process called Action Learning. It is not a new process, but one that was used both in Europe and the US, long before the term “Knowledge Management” was first heard in organizations.

Feedback Lineup: Building a 360-review “A” Team

Reviewsnap

During 360-review season, you’re asked to select raters to help evaluate your performance. Just like picking players for a kickball team, you want raters who will make you look good. But you don’t want to look good because the raters are all generic and wishy-washy.

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Effortless HR

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5 Steps to Creating Employee Development Plans That Truly Work

Insperity

A well-thought-out plan provides your employees with opportunities and clear direction on how to increase their skills and advance their careers. And with a more expanded skill set, they have more tools to help your business forge ahead. It’s a win-win for you and your staff. But an employee development plan or program shouldn’t be created off the cuff. Follow these steps to help make sure your employees’ development plans are on point. Step 1: Consider your business goals.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

5 Etiquette Lessons for the Workplace

45 Things

The workplace sometimes changes so rapidly it's hard to keep up with what we're supposed to do and not do. But some things stick around -- like the importance of good manners. That's why I thought it was a good issue to explore for my Gannett/USA Today column.

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Power to the P2P

Future of Work

Jim Ware. Every once in a while something you thought you understood starts getting more complicated, and more important at the same time. Recently I’ve become more and more fascinated with the power and the impact of peer-to-peer networks, or “P2P.” I believe P2P networks represent a wholly new kind of organizational capability that is distinctively different from, and complementary to, corporate and governmental structures.

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Now What? Why Continuous Learning Improves Performance

Reviewsnap

It’s been six months since your latest performance review. You had walked out of your boss’s office with a development plan in hand, and you were ready to get started. And then it got busy. And there was that emergency project. And you suddenly realize you’ve made zero progress on that plan.

3 Quick Book Reviews (featuring @incblot @sepinwall) #popHR

True Faith HR

Working with Why: Employee Engagement and Meaning

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Putting Strengths on a Weekly Calendar. The pyramid of employee engagement offers a model of the 10 blocks of employee engagement. Here is a link to a 50 page booklet on the pyramid. There are 10 posts in this series.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Why You're Never Too Old to Launch Your Dream

45 Things

Workers over age 50 may only feel exhausted when they think of starting over. But there are plenty of older workers that are successfully launching new businesses that will inspire anyone of any age.

Going for a Global Reach

Bersin with Deloitte

How far-flung is your company today? And how many new boundaries will it likely cross over the next decade? And how might these questions influence your choice of a software application provider? This was a question we studied in the new Talent Management Systems: 2013 report that was recently released (see the report for more details). […]. The post Going for a Global Reach appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. HR Service Delivery Providers Talent & PM Providers

What Do You Want to Do with Your Life

TheHRBlog

It’s time for the big questions everyone asks themselves: Why am I here? What am I here to do? Suddenly, I knew what I wanted. It was the eve of my fourth birthday, and for weeks I had been trying to decide what big present I’d like on my special day. Nothing had sprung to […]. Accepting Oneself Be Happy Self-Improvement Stress Work Life Balance God Happiness Project Human Human resources Meaning of life My Life Robert Holden Why Am I Here

Take the Drama Out of Compensation — Strategies for Honest Communication with Employees About Pay

Reviewsnap

Negotiation strategies indicate that when both sides work together to share information, both parties come out better. When you hide information or believe the other party is hiding something, both sides come out with worse deals than if they had been honest. Yet, it’s in our nature to think we’re leaving something on the table. Then again, just bothering to ask for a raise can get you nowhere (or a knee in the groin).

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The Social Cliff - #HealthcareHR

NoExcusesHR

With so much chatter about the fiscal cliff dominating the conversation lately it started me thinking about healthcare leaders and the social cliff.

Employee Engagement: Empathy is not a Soft Skill it is Strong Stuff

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Empathy take engagement beyond ourselves. . The pyramid of employee engagement is a 10 block model of employee engagement. Here is a link to a 50 page booklet on the pyramid.

How to Stop Procrastinating

45 Things

I'm not a big procrastinator. In fact, I probably try to do too much all the time, which would account for waking at 4 a.m. and making lists and putting the pork chops in the dishwasher instead of the oven (multitasking is a problem for me.)

De-Siloing Social Software

Bersin with Deloitte

Human beings are social by nature. And why shouldn’t the software that people use at work support that inherent social inclination? It can – if it is intrinsic in the way that they actually work. To date, many initial social endeavors from software providers have included a Facebook-like page through which employees can recognize, comment, […]. The post De-Siloing Social Software appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th 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.

Crowdsourcing #SHRM Speakers

True Faith HR

On Tuesday, the monthly #SHRMChat focused on the vexing topic of chapter programming - where do you find your speakers?

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Top 10 Priorities When Creating a Social Environment – #3: Is your social dialogue interesting?

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 :00am. Top 10 Priorities When Creating a Social Environment – #3: Is your social dialogue interesting? By Jim Bowley. When it comes to creating a social environment within your organization, what are the top things HR should consider? #3:

Let's Connect.Here At Work

NoExcusesHR

I''ve spent the last several years reaping the benefits of an expanding social network. Through channels like twitter , facebook , Linkedin and foursquare I''ve met (both in real life and via these tools) many amazing people.

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Employee Engagement: Strengths and Relationships

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Strengths and Relationships. The pyramid of employee engagement is a 10 block model of employee engagement. Here is a link to a 50 page booklet on the pyramid.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

CIA Officers Share Tips on How to Detect A Lie

45 Things

There’s an episode of the old “Gilligan’s Island” television show where the castaways eat seeds that make mind reading possible. While it seems fun at first, the Gilligan gang soon finds out that sometimes it’s best not to know what everyone is thinking all the time.

BigData in HR: Why it’s Here and What it Means

Bersin with Deloitte

The talk about BigData is getting louder by the minute. As companies shift their core systems to the cloud, more and more people-related data becomes available. This, coupled with the tremendous focus on BigData in the technology sector, has created a huge focus on data driven decision-making. Why Analytics is Coming to HR If you […]. The post BigData in HR: Why it’s Here and What it Means appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

#PTAwards - Sunderland City Council and HR Technology ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

I was back at the Personnel Today awards last night. I was there as a judge for the 'HR through Technology or Social Media' category. So although this was a great event as usual, compered by PT's Rob Moss helped out by

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Effective Recruitment Strategies, Part 1: How Did You Hear About Us?

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 :00am. Effective Recruitment Strategies, Part 1: How Did You Hear About Us? By Lisa Harpe. In this first installment of our three-part series, we examine the issue of data collection. Almost every recruiter will ask a job applicant: “how did you hear about us?”

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.