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.

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

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Retiree Reaps Rewards from Mentoring


I was excited to come across this gem from the United Way Retirees Association newsletter.It''s a great example of the many wonderful benefits of mentoring for both the mentee AND the mentor. See Ten Best Reasons to be a Mentor). If you have the opportunity to be involved in a mentorship program jump at it. Your first reaction might be that you don''t have time or you have nothing to learn or

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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

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.

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

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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

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.

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

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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!

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

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.

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

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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

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.

Drug Taking HR Manager

Evil HR Lady

I need some advice. What should you do if you see your boss take drugs(prescription pain killers that do not belong to her) and your boss is the HR Manager? There are a couple different answers to this question. The first answer assumes

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

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.

QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.


Enjoy The Process. We live in a hyper-competitive world. Students are anxious about their annual results. Professionals are anxious about their next appraisal. Business owners are anxious about their bottom lines and so on

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

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.