February, 2010

The Value of Lessons Learned

Conversation Matters

In common usage the term LL means, something I learned through an experience I’ve had that will cause me to act differently in the future.

How to Find Enterprise 2.0 Champions

Transparent Office

Enterprise 2.0 champions aren't where you think they are. Many managers these days are trying to identify members of their organization who will embrace social media tools and practices within their organization. That's a healthy d evelopment for Enterprise 2.0.

Skillsoft goes Private. E-Learning Market has Matured.

Josh Bersin

Today Skillsoft announced that the company is being acquired by a private equity firm for approximately $1.1 billion. This acquisition price reflects a 14% premium over the public share price and a. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About.

45 Things

Hear that? That growling noise? That's the sound of dozens of career experts venting their frustrations over how many job seekers still refuse to accept they must network if they want to find a job. Career bloggers are ranting about how

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.

ReviewSNAP Launches New Site Design!

Reviewsnap

As of this morning ReviewSNAP launched its new site design. The look of our application hasn''t changed, but the look of our homepage and sub pages has taken on a completely different look. Check out the new look of ReviewSNAP !

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Organizational Studies that Don't Just Sit on the Shelf: Participatory Action Research

Conversation Matters

Organizational studies don’t have a very good track record for making a difference in organizations. There are lots of reasons for this. Sometimes the findings offend a high level official so the study never sees the light of day.

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Bad Grades

Evil HR Lady

i found ur id on;line and found that u ans evil hr question. i am struck with a question in interview of "why my grades are so low". and also cant find an ans where a positive mindset is going to be created in mind of the interviewer. i am a law graduate. You know why you can't come up with a positive answer? Because your grades are low because you don't care one whit about them. Or at least you didn't until now when you are in need of actual employment. How do I know this?

Learning from the Toyota Debacle: The Need for Transparency

Josh Bersin

Toyota, one of the most revered brands in the world, has crashed to earth in the last few weeks due to its slow and weak response to a variety of gas pedal and braking system product defects. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 6 Questions to Increase your.

45 Things

6 Questions to Increase your Accountability Muscle. Some days I feel like I can hardly keep up with all the public figures behaving badly. Behaving badly and then lying about it. Then, apologizing for behaving so badly. And lying

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.

The Purpose of 360 Degree Feedback

Reviewsnap

A common question that we hear is "should we use 360 degree feedback to do that or performance reviews ?" Well, that depends on what you are doing. Are managers expected to conduct performance reviews on their employees? Is this an official review? Or do you want multiple raters?

The Facilities Frontier

Future of Work

Last night I participated on a panel discussion at the February IFMA Silicon Valley Chapter meeting – along with Glenn Dirks of Teletrips , Barbara Sprenger of Satellite Telework Centers , and our good friend Diane Coles of SCAN Health Plan.

Pardon My French

Working Girl

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See What Happens When You Try to Cross US?

Evil HR Lady

Just do what the nice HR lady says, or you may find yourself being cast into the fiery pit. Just a fair warning. This is actually another Swiss culture moment. We attended Chienbaese in a town called Liestal. They burn huge piles of wood and drag them through the streets.

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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.

Learning from the Toyota Debacle: The Need for Transparency

Josh Bersin

Toyota, one of the most revered brands in the world, has crashed to earth in the last few weeks due to its slow and weak response to a variety of gas pedal and braking system product defects. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Should You Tell How Much Money You Make?

45 Things

People have very strong opinions about whether it's OK to talk about salaries, so when this survey from Glassdoor.com crossed my desk, I knew I had to explore it further. Would you tell someone what you make if they asked

Performance Review Research

Reviewsnap

Freestyle PR of Des Moines, IA is running a quick survey on performance reviews and would like as many participants as possible. Click here to participate in the survey. 360 Degree Survey Freestyle PR Performance Reviews Public Relations Research

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: February 2010

Future of Work

This is the February 2010 issue of our free monthly newsletter, Future of Work Agenda. We welcome comments on any of these articles. You can also access the newsletter directly on our website, at this link. We’re reinventing ourselves once again. As we’ve hinted at previously, we have redesigned this newsletter once again.

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.

The Rypple Effect

Working Girl

I follow several talent management blogs that discuss how to be a better manager and there are some great ideas out there. Problem is, bad managers probably aren''t the ones reading up on how to be a great leader. But for those of you who actually are thinking about how to be the best leader you can be, Rypple may be a great new way to put theory into practice. For example, I just got a question emailed to me from a colleague: What can I do to better support you?

See What Happens When You Try to Cross US?

Evil HR Lady

Just do what the nice HR lady says, or you may find yourself being cast into the fiery pit. Just a fair warning. This is actually another Swiss culture moment. We attended Chienbaese in a town called Liestal. They burn huge piles of wood and drag them through the streets.

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SuccessFactors Lays down the Analytics Gauntlet: Acquires Inform (InfoHRM)

Josh Bersin

Today SuccessFactors announced plans to acquire InfoHRM (renamed Inform Business Impact) – a small but very well established leader in the area of HR and Talent Analytics and Workforce. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

The focus is on YOU

QAspire

Flower at Esplanade Park, Finland (By Tanmay Vora). This morning when I was praying, God gently put His hand on my head and lovingly said -. "My My Son, Those who wait for an opportunity never get it. I have given you hands and head so

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.

REVIEWSNAP ANNOUNCES RECORD GROWTH IN 2009, TRIPLING ITS CLIENT BASE

Reviewsnap

ReviewSNAP , a leading supplier of Web-based performance management , announced today that 2009 was a groundbreaking year for the company with their key business initiatives and milestones that were successfully accomplished, including tripling its client base and increasing its revenue by 300 percent in just one year.

Managing People You Can’t See

Future of Work

Earlier today we delivered a webinar by that title (“Managing People You Can’t See&# ) to over 750 people. It was sponsored by Citrix Online. Special thanks to all our good friends at Citrix, but especially Rhonda Betsill. You can view an audio/video recording of the entire 60-minute presentation (which included materials presented by Jessica Eastman, a Product Manager at Citrix Online, and a 15-minute Q&A session) at this link: [link].

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: How to Hang on to a New Job

45 Things

I know many people hate networking. They feel uncomfortable promoting themselves to others, and many won't even do it when they're desperate for a job. But if these tough times have taught us one thing, it's that if you don't

Exempt Holiday Pay

Evil HR Lady

Our company has 6-paid holidays a year. However, because of our industry we are required to work most of them with the option of being paid for them on top of the hours worked or hold the day and take it at another time (non-exempt employees). My question is this – if an exempt employee works on the holiday: 1. Do we have to pay them on top of their normal salary and/or 2.

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.