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.

September 12 Carnival of HR

True Faith HR

Welcome to the latest edition of the Carnival of HR. There is a veritable cavalcade of HR knowledge provided from a bevy of HR Subject Matter Experts ready for your perusal. Cue the Deer. Some Questions Mervyn Dinnen at T Recs wonders "Is Success Overrated?" Check out the link to find out his perspective. Chris Young at the Rainmaker Group asks " Employee Engagement: Just How Screwed Up Is Your Team ?"

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 […].

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

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: .

How To Help Your Team Come Up with Brilliant Ideas

45 Things

If someone looked you in the eye and said, “You have 10 minutes to come up with the most creative, most breakthrough idea this industry has ever seen” you might be tempted to laugh in that person’s face.

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.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

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

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 […].

Employee Engagement Dialogue on Talent with Jason Lauritsen and David Zinger

David Zinger

A Bulletproof View of Employee Engagement.

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

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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.

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.

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

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 […].

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

What we learn about replacement labor from the NFL

True Faith HR

Two weeks of the NFL season are in the books. Are you enjoying the slow-paced action as replacement refs try to figure out what is going on? Difficulty spotting the ball, clock operation mishaps, and some basic misunderstanding of the rule book have made a typical fall Sunday afternoon somewhat less enjoyable.particularly if your team is on the losing end of a bad call. I believe there is almost universal accord that the current replacement refs are not working.

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.

How to Onboard Generation Y

45 Things

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

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.

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.

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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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 […].

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.

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.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.