October, 2006

Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge & knowing

Knowledge-at-work

new book just released. knowledge_gsmed. george siemens has kindly released his new book as series of.pdf files which you are free to download, or you can read and contribute to the wiki conversation, or you can thumb through the

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Do you shop at TalentMart?

SuccessFactors

A good little tidbit from McKinsey on creating talent marketplaces that allow employees to find the best opportunities for them within their existing companies. I’ve seen huge reductions in recruiting costs and higher employee engagement come from better succession planning -which lets companies have more visibility into their own talent pools. Imagine if we let employees […]. Strategic HR Succession Planning

Knowledge-at-work: When learning and knowledge collide

Knowledge-at-work

recently i've been reading (and listening) to stephen downes, george siemens, jay cross and richard macmanus exploring learning networks and connective knowledge. i'm seeing a convergence and emergence of themes

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Knowledge-at-work: Case-hardened books

Knowledge-at-work

certainly there is a change happening in the book world - from self-publishing [link] to wikipedia and blogs. sure there are times when 'hard' copy is useful, structure & sequence, expert review and editorial skills do add

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Knowledge-at-work: Library2.0 and KM

Knowledge-at-work

the library 2.0 (l2) l2) movement shares many interesting activities with km as i understand it. library 2.0 covers a wide field, from tagging opac, im at the reference desk, to forming virtual communities and encouraging participation in

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Knowledge-at-work: About PKM?

Knowledge-at-work

there is a deep paradox methinks in personal knowledge management why? the deeper you delve into pkm the more you appreciate it is the social skills that count. relationships, connections, exchanges, forums, dialog are the road to

HR on page six

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You don’t often find HR related stories on page six of the New York Post, but alas – this is why life is interesting. Last week, employees at Capitol Records shot off a letter to the company’s parent, EMI, blasting their CEO and President, Andy Slater. The letter accuses the CEO of ignoring the label’s core […

The sins of our bosses

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DDI and Badbossology.com (that’s actually a real site) did a survey of 900+ employees to determine the worst (and best) qualities of a manager. And, the survey says: A bad manager: Tries too hard to be everyone’s friend Micromanages Ignores conflict Arrogant Wishy-washy Impulsive Unable to delegate Impatient Stubborn Unprofessional You’ll have to read the article […]. Strategic HR Talent Management Performance Reviews Thinking About HR Workforce Performance Management

Kaizen, what?

SuccessFactors

Kaizen is a topic near and dear to us here at SuccessFactors. You can even see it in our founding principles statement. What is it, you ask? Kaizen is most easily understood as a process of continuous improvement in everything one does. You can get the history of it at Wikipedia.What it means practically is that […]. Uncategorized SuccessFactors News

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Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

HRTech Blog Coverage

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Unlike last year, I didn’t have the privilege of attending the annual HR Technology Conference (AKA “HR Tech”) that took place this week in Chicago. In case you didn’t have the chance to go either, here is a roundup of posts from around the blogosphere: Here’s the link to the official site for the show Jim Holincheck reviews […]. Uncategorized HCM

Poll: Make salaries public? NO!

SuccessFactors

The poll we’ve been running here for the last few weeks has been asking “Would you be in favor of an “open salary” policy at your company in which everyone’s salary was published for all to see?â€? As you can see from the responses (nearly 200 of them) 60% of respondents said fuhggedaboudit (AKA no). […]. Strategic HR Talent Management Employee Performance Management Thinking About HR Workforce Performance Management

New Poll: Die necktie, die?

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Recently, I published a post called Die Necktie, die - about why it’s time to discard the necktie as a component of the business wardrobe. It was one of the most discussed posts in a while – with people taking both sides of the issue. So I wondered what would come back if we asked all […

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