April, 2011

Conversations That Share Tacit Knowledge

Conversation Matters

I was doing some work on knowledge transfer at Erickson in Sweden. As I interviewed technicians I kept hearing Hans’ name come up as the person to go to if a technician had a question about the computer language C++. Finally I checked with someone, “So Hans must be the resident expert on C++?”

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SuccessFactors Acquires Plateau: Accelerating a Global Powerhouse

Josh Bersin

Today SuccessFactors announced the acquisition of Plateau, enabling the company to enter the learning management systems market with a bang. At the same time the company announced Q1 revenue growth. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS Plateau successfactors

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Corporate Spending on Social Learning

Bersin with Deloitte

Social learning is certainly a hot topic these days, with organizations rushing to incorporate these tools into their learning environments. But how much are companies willing to spend on informal learning? As of today – not much. Our recent study showed that 30 percent of US companies spent money on informal learning tools or services in 2010. The figure was highest among large businesses, 42% of which spent money on informal learning during the year.

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Employee Engagement: You can Change Anything (The Book)

David Zinger

50 Free Copies of: Change Anything – The New Science of Personal Success. What ? Change Anything is a new book from Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan and Al Switzler.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

4 Signs You May Need a New Job

45 Things

I'm in the process of teaching my youngest son how to drive, and one of the things I'm trying to teach him is to always be scanning the road ahead.

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HR as “Human Relationships”: Creating Value through People Management and the Social Network

Strategic HCM

The CIPD has still got some away to go in its development before I feel very comfortable paying my fees each Summer, but recent developments show it’s moving in the right direction. The new website is a vast improvement and I like the new monthly People Management too.

Are Applicant Tracking Systems becoming a Commodity?

Josh Bersin

We just released our new research on the talent acquisition systems market, and things are really changing. The core market for large scale applicant tracking systems grew by around 11% last year. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Sourcing and Recruiting applicant tracking ats

Why Is It So Hard to Get a Low Paying Job?

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I would like an insider like yourself to answer this instead of getting my info from crazy internet conspiracy theorists. You give wonderful advice to working professionals, but I'm wondering if you won't take a moment to give a hand up to us "regular Joes."

Employee Engagement: How do you surface engagement in your organization?

David Zinger

I am at a Uranium mine in Northern Saskatchewan today. Yesterday I had a wonderful tour of the mine. We were underground in a place with the richest uranium deposits in the world. It was amazing to see the tools, engineering, and people that were involved in safely bringing uranium to the surface.

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.

4 Ways to Get a Bigger Paycheck

45 Things

Do you make too much money for what you do? If you do, please let me know. Because most people -- including myself -- don't think they make too much money. In fact, I should be making more, which is why I was so interested in interviewing an expert in the art of negotiation.

Why SaaS is Greener

Working Girl

According McKinsey research paper '' Data Centers: How to Cut Carbon Emissions and Costs ,'' the world''s 44 million servers consumed.5% of all electricity in 2008, with data center emissions approaching those of small countries and projected to quadruple by 2020.

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Trust and Business Success (and Hay Group International Conference)

Strategic HCM

See below for information on www.thehaygroupconference,com. I’ve been posting recently on the importance of a differentiated HR Point of View ; of influencing business from this POV; and of talking in a more people focused language to support this.

How to Build a High-Impact Learning Organization – 2011 Edition

Josh Bersin

How do you build a high-impact learning organization? As many of you know, it’s not as easy as it looks. Back in 2008 we essentially wrote the book on this topic when we launched our. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Content Development Learning Programs LMS, LCMS hilo

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!

A New Look at the Changing Nature of Work

Future of Work

I recently had an opportunity to present my perspectives and lead a conversation about the future of work at IFMA’s Facilities Fusion conference held in Boston a few weeks ago. Here’s a copy of the slide deck I used to stimulate a new conversation about a familiar topic. I welcome your comments and questions.

Employee Engagement: Work Passion is an Inside Job

David Zinger

Passion Does not Exist in the Job, It Exists in Us. This post originally appear at J.D. Meier’s Sources of Insight blog. He granted me permission to republish it here and I have also embedded the video by Srikumar Rao on Mental Chatter, Mental Models, and Me-Centered Universe.

How 1 Year Can Make a Huge Difference in a Career

45 Things

I don't know about you, but I got nearly every job I have because someone helped me. Whether it was a family member, a teacher or a former boss, I had the backing of people who not only believed in me, but helped teach and guide me in finding jobs. But what happens when you have.no

Project Social: The Inside Scoop

Working Girl

Dave Ryan and I were chatting earlier this week about various topics and decided it''s time for a project social check point. You can read Dave''s observations over at HR Official. Here are mine: We started project social last October, so it''s been about 6 months.

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.

Social Business Summit: Millennial trends for HR

Strategic HCM

I’ve recently attended Dachis Group’s Social Business Summit in London (see my two posts at Social Advantage ) and thought I’d post here on one of the sessions which was presented by Charles Hull at Archrival. The sessions was titled Social Marketing to Millennials which didn’t get my hopes up.

IMPACT 2011 Wrapup – Watch the Keynotes

Josh Bersin

We just finished a thrilling week in Florida at IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent®, our annual research conference. I sincerely hope that the 450 of you who joined us had as much fun as I did. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Enterprise Learning Talent Management borderless workplace IMPACT 2011 impact 2012 keynotes

Collaborative Spaces: One or Many?

Transparent Office

A new Socialtext customer, a government organization, is in the process of launching Socialtext for collaboration within and across project teams implementing a major set of environmental initiatives. Today they asked me a fundamental question: "Should we create a separate collaborative space for each project team, or have everyone collaborate in a single, shared space"? I call this the "one-or-many" question. It comes up all the time.

50 Free Advance Copies of Change Anything

David Zinger

Thank you for joining and being a part of the Employee Engagement Network. We will change employee engagement and you can change anything!

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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.

Do You Get Blamed Unfairly at Work?

45 Things

When you were a child and a lamp was broken at home, you may have pointed your finger at a sibling. Placing blame on someone else is hardwired into us and begins at an early age. But as we grow and mature we should stop the finger-pointing and look for solutions instead of blame.

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Directing Our Own Futures

Working Girl

Guest post by Jaana Eubanks In May, a whole new chapter in my life starts as I graduate as an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno, and move back to Finland after living in the United States for almost seven years. Exciting as well as absolutely terrifying times! For the past seven years, I’ve been living the academic life style and also played collegiate sports during my undergrad studies.

Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management

Strategic HCM

I’m delighted to announce the publication of a new book, The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management , edited by ASTD’s Pat Galagan and I4CP’s Kevin Oakes.

IMPACT 2011: Live Streaming – Mark your Calendar

Josh Bersin

Next week we launch IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent®, our fourth annual research conference. For those of you who follow our blogs and our research, the conference is sold out. But if you. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Content Development Corporate Culture HR Systems Innovation Leadership Development Learning 2.0

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.