September, 2012

The New Best-Practices of a High-Impact Learning Organization

Josh Bersin

We just completed the brand new version of our enduring research, The High-Impact Learning Organization (HILO). This research, which involves several years of effort, uncovered some groundbreaking.

The Manifesto of the Passionate, Creative Worker

The Bamboo Project Blog

Thanks to Robyn Jay , I was pointed this morning to John Hagel's Labor Day Manifesto for the Passionate, Creative Worker. What a gem! Eleven simple truths to live our lives by. Here are a few that stood out for me: Blaze new trails. John says, "There is no established path to greatness." So true.

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Top 10 HR Interview Questions & How To Answer Them

TheHRBlog

These are top 10 HR interview questions and will help you in preparing for the interview. when responding to HR interview questions keep your answers brief and to the point. If you are faced with a difficult HR interview question, make sure you stay calm, don’t get defensive, and take a moment to think about […].

Satisfying “Infolust” with On-Demand Learning

Bersin with Deloitte

Siri gets me – even if it isn't usually at the literal level. When my iPhone's "knowledge navigator" app doesn't understand what I'm asking her, she tends to chuck some terms into Google and, basically, asks if that'll help. Okay, so it often doesn't. Still, her encoded instinct is right. Deep down, I'm dealing with […]. The post Satisfying “Infolust” with On-Demand Learning appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

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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.

Never. Stop. Trying.

NoExcusesHR

Are you going through a frustrating time in your life? Maybe it''s one of those "peak" times at work when everything seems to be hitting all at once. Maybe it''s the never ending struggle to juggle a somewhat reasonable life away from work and it just isn''t fitting together the way you need it to.

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The New Best-Practices of a High-Impact Learning Organization

Josh Bersin

We just completed the brand new version of our enduring research, The High-Impact Learning Organization (HILO). This research, which involves several years of effort, uncovered some groundbreaking.

Career Resolutions as a Key to Career Thriving

The Bamboo Project Blog

A few weeks ago I read Gretchen Rubin's Happiness Project , which chronicles Gretchen's year of personal experiments to increase her happiness--her version of the 30-Day trial ! One section on goals vs. resolutions really struck a chord with me. This is what she writes on her blog about it: .

Make the Right Decision! – Exempt vs Non-Exempt vs Independent Contractor

Effortless HR

Employers are always looking for ways to cut costs. Be aware, however, that it can be easy to make risky decisions on how to classify your employees. Whether it is with existing employees or additions to staff, be sure you are making informed decisions on what category your employees should be in and why. We understand that with these challenging times, business owners try to find as many ways as possible to control costs.

Performance Management As a Part of Daily Life: Work.com Changes the Game

Bersin with Deloitte

For years, we have been saying that HR managers and employees need to understand that “performance management is management.” ” While appraisals and goal setting are important parts of the process, ultimately it is the day-to-day interactions between individuals, teams and managers that drive performance. Today, we finally saw a product that can truly help accelerate and […].

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

How To Be Successful Like Richard Branson

TheHRBlog

Richard Branson founded Virgin in 1970 at the age of 20, and he hasn’t looked back. He’s the only entrepreneur to have built eight separate billion-dollar companies in eight different industries — and he did it all without a degree in business. “Had I pursued my education long enough to learn all the conventional dos […]. Career Tips Self-Improvement Success Success Strategies career How To Be Successful Richard Branson Success Tips Virgin Virgin America

Employee Engagement Dialogue on Talent with Jason Lauritsen and David Zinger

David Zinger

A Bulletproof View of Employee Engagement.

How to Negotiate a Salary

45 Things

If you’ve just been offered a new job, you probably feel very fortunate to be one of those people who will no longer have to spend endless hours surfing job sites or supplying perky Twitter updates to garner some attention from a recruiter.

Moment of Silence

NoExcusesHR

There it was again. That nervous laughter when someone in a leadership role made an innuendo about race. The last time it was about being gay. What follows is always the same.an

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

EffortlessHR Announces an Affinity Agreement with Tucson Metro Chamber

Effortless HR

Tucson, AZ – September 1, 2012 – In response to the growing need of small to mid-sized businesses, EffortlessHR and the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce have entered an Affinity Agreement. The Agreement will offer Chamber member’s access to an affordable and user-friendly Human Resource Information System (EffortlessHR) at a discount to members only.

BersinInsights: Reinventing the way HR Executives and Professionals Work

Bersin with Deloitte

This week we introduced one of the most exciting new offerings in the company's history: BersinInsights® – the first integrated information platform designed for the daily needs of HR executives and professionals. How many times have you tried to quickly find information to help you do your job? Type "best-practices in performance management" into Google […].

Five Questions Great Candidates Ask in a Job Interview

TheHRBlog

Many of the questions potential new hires ask are throwaways ; But not these five questions which great candidates ask in a job interview. Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, “Do you have any questions for me?” ” is almost always a waste […]. HR Interview Interview Tips Job Search Tips Candidate Employment Human resources Interview questions Job Interview

Top Ten Things HR Should Think About and Do When Creating a Social Environment

Peoplefluent

Friday, September 7, 2012 :00am. Top Ten Things HR Should Think About and Do When Creating a Social Environment By Jim Bowley. Social collaboration software gives HR professionals an opportunity to engage, enlighten and enable their workforces like never before.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

How to Onboard Generation Y

45 Things

There has been no lack of frustration in the workplace when it comes to onboarding young workers.

I Wish I'd Said That

NoExcusesHR

I''m going to be away from the blog for a few days, so I''m following the lead of my friend Jason Lauritsen and am offering a few of my favorite quotes. How about we each find one that means something to us and then do something about it? Leadership is a combination of strategy and character.

Employee Engagement Dialogue: Elizabeth Lupfer and David Zinger on the Social Workplace

David Zinger

Employee Engagement and the Social Workplace: A Dialogue with Elizabeth Lupfer. This recorded twenty minute dialogue between Elizabeth Lupfer and David Zinger discusses the social nature of work and engagement. Here is a snippet from the recording: Yes.

Beyond L&D: Getting to High-Impact Learning

Bersin with Deloitte

Good L&D is no longer good enough, suggests Bersin’s brand new version of our longitudinal High-Impact Learning Organization (HILO) research series. It pays to be great. Our research finds that high-impact learning organizations (HILOs) generated, on average, three times higher profit growth in 2008-2011 than their also-ran peers. Researchers can, of course, have legitimate discussions about […].

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

9 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid In Your Resume

TheHRBlog

Here are 9 of the biggest mistakes to avoid In Your resume , not correcting them will instantly make your resume appear antiquated: The One Page Rule Don’t spend countless hours trying to squeeze a decade or two of valuable experience onto a single sheet of paper. The worst thing you can do is try to make the […]. Career Tips Résumé Writing Resumes Employment Résumé Resume Tips Resume Writing

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Social Recruiting: Social Networking and Other Websites That Help Prospective Hires Find You

Peoplefluent

Thursday, September 27, 2012 :00am. Social Recruiting: Social Networking and Other Websites That Help Prospective Hires Find You By Ellen Julian and Eric Edwards.

5 Tips for Overcoming Public Speaking Nerves

45 Things

The only time I remember being really, really nervous when I was speaking in public was when I was 13-years-old and running for student council. I had to give a speech in front of the whole school, and my hands were shaking so bad I could barely hold onto my notes.

Brute Force Leadership

NoExcusesHR

How do you feel about this statement? " The only way I can ensure things get done the right way is if I attend the meeting." Have you ever used this line? Have you already used this line today? There is much more going on when you say and do this than what you might think.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.