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.

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

True Faith HR

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

New Blog Theme. After what seems like forever, the EffortlessHR blog has a new theme (Suffusion). For your enjoyment and to be forever archive, the blog looked like this before: Old EffortlessHR Blog Theme. CommentLuv Premium. If you don’t know what CommentLuv is, then you are in for a treat.

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.

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.

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The 2013 Talent Management Systems Market: Explosive Growth and Change

Bersin with Deloitte

This week we introduced our fifth annual research study of the explosive talent management software market. While we don't try to summarize this complex space in a single "magic quadrant" or "wave" chart, what we have done is analyze market share, growth rates by segment and company size, vendor key strengths and weaknesses, vendor market position, […]. The post The 2013 Talent Management Systems Market: Explosive Growth and Change appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Politics and Work Week: Why Do We Vote on Tuesday?

True Faith HR

With the U.S. national election tomorrow, its going to be politics week on the blog. Today - Why do we vote on Tuesday? According to whytuesday.org : In 1845, before Florida, California, and Texas were states or slavery had been abolished, Congress needed to pick a time for Americans to vote.

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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.

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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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.

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.

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

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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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.

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).

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

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.)

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.

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.

Politics and Work: Participation - Voting, 401(k)s and Wellness

True Faith HR

Yesterday''s post dealt with the issue of why we vote on Tuesday and its impact on the workplace. Another challenge is simple voter participation - how do we increase the number of people turning out to the polls? Civic duty has long been perceived as the reason most people vote.

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.

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:

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.

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.

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.

Credibility and the 2012 Election

True Faith HR

Imagine, if you will, your sales and marketing team making broad claims of success for your organization - gaining significant market share, increasing sales volume, what have you. However, at the end of the year, not only were they wrong, the were widely off the mark. What do you do? Fire them? Pat them on the back and say better luck next time? What is their responsibility for their inaccurate claims? Do they remain credible?

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.