June, 2010

How to Build a High-Impact Learning Culture

Josh Bersin

Over the last ten years we have studied many elements of Human Resources and corporate training with a goal of identifying which practices, processes, structures, and systems drive the greatest. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Prahalad chris argyris culture DEC Dell edgar schein ibm ING Direct Kim Cameron learning culture Peter Senge Robert E. Quinn Silicon Graphics starbucks Tandem ups wal-mart Zappos

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Could Being Conscientious Make Unemployment Worse?

45 Things

In my family, if you weren't working, it had better be because you were dead or at least unconscious in a ditch somewhere. That's why when I started contemplating what it would be like to go without work for more than a year

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Virtual Career Fair Lessons Learned: Planning and Preparation

The Bamboo Project Blog

Virtual Career Fair and Job Shadowing Presentation View more presentations from michelemmartin. One of the projects I completed earlier this month for a client of. mine was an online career fair. It was geared toward middle and high. school students, their parents and educators.

Guilty Partner

True Faith HR

Growing up, my favorite baseball player was Paul Molitor. As a youngster, I remember heading to Kobs Field on the Michigan State campus to see the Gophers play the Spartans, and was awestruck at how Molitor destroyed MSU pitching.

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.

Visual Resumes

Evil HR Lady

I got an e-mail from Vizual Resumes, which I'm sure my fellow HR bloggers also got. Now, I'm going to lay aside my prejudice against people who use misspellings on purpose, and say this: These resumes look awesome

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Selling Cosmetics: The Amazing Power of IO Psychology

Josh Bersin

When I first started studying the professions of HR and training, I kept hearing about the field of “Industrial and Organizational Psychology.&# At first, coming from a business and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 7 Considerations for Taking a Job.

45 Things

7 Considerations for Taking a Job Overseas. As opportunities have become more limited in the U.S. -- especially for young professionals trying to gain workplace experience -- more people are looking overseas for job opportunities

The End of the Culture 2.0 Crusade?

Transparent Office

There have been a lot of great summaries of what was discussed at last week's Enterprise 2.0 show in Boston. But for me, the most interesting topic was one that was not discussed: Culture. That's a big change. Right up until a few months ago, Enterprise 2.0 discourse was dominated by a movement which I like to call the "Culture Crusade."

Love Less

True Faith HR

So what do Barbara Ehrenrich, Seth Godin, "The Music Man" and Jarvis Cocker have in common? As noted in the previous blog post, I spent the last 2 weeks in May on the Norbertine Heritage Tour. When you are traveling from Prague to Amsterdam by bus, you find yourself with a lot of idle time to read.

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.

Are High Performers the Worst Managers?

Working Girl

I once wrote a post on The Peter Principle , which discussed a study finding that it''s better to promote at random than promote high performers. At the time I was of the opinion that most people would prefer a competent manager to someone selected at random or because they have an executive sponsor.

Nuts and Bolts of Onboarding Surveys


There is an excellent LinkedIn Group for those interested in employee onboarding called Onboarding Best Practices - Clearing the 90-Day Hurdle. It''s run by Sue Edwards of Development by Design with whom I have been very impressed.One of the members posed a question about Onboarding Surveys for which I happen to have a little bit of experience. I thought I''d share my bullet points answer here

Selling Cosmetics: The Amazing Power of IO Psychology

Josh Bersin

When I first started studying the professions of HR and training, I kept hearing about the field of “Industrial and Organizational Psychology.&# At first, coming from a business and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

6 Signs Your Job May Be in Jeopardy

45 Things

Maybe you've kept your nose the grindstone for the last year, and now you feel some of the pressure start to let up. So you don't give as much attention to that report, letting the deadline slip. Or, you ignore a co-worker's plea to

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.

Is This How You Solve Problems?

Evil HR Lady

I'm sure I'm the last person in the world to post this video, but I swear I have seen situations just like this. Oh no! A Problem! My favorite part is where they wait for 3 hours to see if it gets better


True Faith HR

Two weeks from today, I will head to San Diego, for the SHRM 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition.

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: June 2010

Future of Work

This is the June 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. June has busted out all over, and sadly the month is almost over. But if you, like us, are based in the northern hemisphere, you are finally enjoying the beginning of summer. For most of us it’s been a long, cold, wet spring. We’ve earned that sunshine and warm weather!

ReviewSNAP Version 2.0 Has Gone Live!


ReviewSNAP Version 2.0 is now live! Version 2.0 will make your performance management process more simple and streamlined while giving you access to even more robust tools. Below is a partial list of enhancements that come with Version 2.0 and what functions those enhancements offer: -Import for mass creation of 360 Degree Surveys - In the previous version, you were only able to create 360 degree surveys individually.

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.

Mercer Enters the Talent Management Systems Market

Josh Bersin

After almost a year of study, Mercer, the largest provider of HR and compensation consulting services, has now entered the market for Talent Management Systems. The company’s just released. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Are Leaders Ignoring the Looming Employee Turnover?

45 Things

I spend hours every day reading blogs about human resources and employee benefits. I know that there's a lot of general hand-wringing by professionals in these fields about about what's going to happen when the economy gets strong

Should I Tell a Potential Employer About My Medical Problems

Evil HR Lady

You're applying for jobs where transcripts are required, but you have some bad grades because of medical problems. It's all cleared up now, but should you tell as an explanation? Come read my answer over at BNET

Vanishing Point

True Faith HR

Let me channel my inner Andy Rooney (or Harlan Ellison if you will) for a moment. I will be attending the SHRM Annual Conference for the tenth time in a few days. I always leave with a positive feeling both about the experience and the profession. There is, however, an item that makes vuvuzelas sound like Mozart (or Hall and Oates if that is your musical predilection) - roller bags in the exhibit hall. Why roller bags?

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.

Has HR Technology Pricing Gone Veblen?


I write a lot about pricing strategies because as the CEO of Nobscot Corporation it is one of my most difficult and most important jobs. The reason that it is so difficult is because of the psychological component or as Dan Ariely would say the irrational side to pricing and its affect on purchasing.For me, being not only the CEO but also a co-founder and co-developer of Nobscot and Mentor

Visit Us At SHRM Annual Conference


We''ll be exhibiting at the SHRM Annual Conference in San Diego between the dates of June 27th and June 29th. Stop by booth 412 and we can talk more about your specific performance management needs and how ReviewSNAP can meet those needs. Several of our Account Managers will be available at the booth to answer your questions and to demonstrate the system if you would like to see it in more detail.

Is Attrition a Key Component of Retention?

Working Girl

My company''s product has a really cool embedded analytics framework that lets you slice and dice whatever data you have in the system.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Stop Putting It Off: Deal With.

45 Things

I've been writing my Gannett workplace column for about 17 years. Rarely do I have a problem coming up with a story idea, because let's face it -- workplace issues are always on our minds, 24/7. But this week, between the snapping

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.