May, 2012

Why Knowledge Management Didn’t Save General Motors: Addressing Complex Issues By Convening Conversation

Conversation Matters

Starting about 2000 GM put together a vibrant KM program. At one point GM had 138 best practice teams and 33 centers of expertise working with identified subject matter experts.

ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution

Josh Bersin

This week ADP, the largest HR company in the world, introduced its integrated talent management solution (and its own learning management system). This announcement has the potential to significantly.

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Give My Manager Feedback? Are You Serious?

Reviewsnap

You re-read the email from HR in disbelief: “As part of this year’s performance appraisal process, employees will be asked to evaluate their managers.” As if performance reviews weren’t painful enough; hiding out under your desk sounds more comfortable than giving your boss feedback.

Employee Engagement Dialogues: Happiness and Engagement

David Zinger

Employee Engagement Dialogues: Alex Kjeulf and David Zinger. Recording and transcript. Here is the recording and transcript for a 20 minute dialogue with Alex Kjeulf on happiness and engagement. Alexander is the founder of Woohoo inc. and one of the world’s leading experts on happiness at work.

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.

Asking the Right Question Could Be a Career-Booster

45 Things

I was recently with family who had several young children. It was fascinating to watch how curious they were about everything. It seems every sentence started with "why" or "how."

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ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution

Bersin with Deloitte

This week ADP, the largest HR company in the world, introduced its integrated talent management solution (and its own learning management system). This announcement has the potential to significantly impact the human capital and talent management software markets. Background on ADP You probably think ADP is a payroll company. It is really much more. In […]. The post ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

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SuccessFactors Unwraps Turbo-Charged HR Analytics Solution

Josh Bersin

The HR analytics market has gotten white hot. With all the HR and talent management software out there, companies are now starting to invest very heavily in their HR analytics strategies. (For For more. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems hana hr analytics Oracle SAP successfactors talent analytics

Focusing a Wide-angle Lens on Performance Assessments

Reviewsnap

Assessments of talent are important, impactful decisions. Whether they’re used to support work assignments, performance appraisals or succession planning, judgments by others on the measures of our work can leave us either motivated or miffed.

Now You've Got Something to Die For

NoExcusesHR

I hear the word passion a lot. Leaders are passionate about their ideas and organizations.employees are passionate about their profession.friends are passionate about their hobbies.celebrities are passionate about various causes. That''s a lot of passion. Does It Matter?

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!

How to Break the 24/7 Work Habit

45 Things

First, let me apologize to those of you who tried to read this story I did for Gannett/USAToday in an earlier blog post. No matter what I tried the post ran together, refusing to mark paragraphs, bullets, etc. Well, today is a new day, so I'm trying this again.

Is “Operational Strategy” an Oxymoron? (Part Two)

Future of Work

Jim Ware. This is the second installment of a series of observations about how an organization’s operational capability impacts business performance.

SuccessFactors Unwraps Turbo-Charged HR Analytics Solution

Bersin with Deloitte

The HR analytics market has gotten white hot. With all the HR and talent management software out there, companies are now starting to invest very heavily in their HR analytics strategies. For more on this topic, read about our BigData in HR research.) Our research shows that only around 6-7% of HR organizations have reached […]. The post SuccessFactors Unwraps Turbo-Charged HR Analytics Solution appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. Strategic Workforce Planning Talent & PM Providers

Making the Job Search Work for You – The Science of Fit

Josh Bersin

Looking for a job is like playing the dating game: you’re like a lover looking for the best mate, and the employer is playing the same game in reverse. ( The Dating Game, a TV show in the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Sourcing and Recruiting ddi hogan kenexa recruiting science of fit shl sourcing

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.

Fair, Square and on the Level

Reviewsnap

Five Tips for Using Calibration to Uncover the Truth of Your Company’s Talent One of the chief complaints heard from employees working in a pay-for-performance culture centers on questions of fairness: “I’ll never receive the pay increase I deserve because my manager rates tougher than others.”

5 "Nevers" for Human Resources

NoExcusesHR

'"never use the words synergy and task force in the same sentence" "never use the phrase ''that''s not the way we do things around here''" "never underestimate your potential to influence others" "never forget the power of difference" "never believe you are the brightest person in the room" I''d love to hear from you. No Excuses. pic courtesy of blifaloo. difference human resources influence power'

How to Toot Your Own Horn Without Annoying Others

45 Things

I participate in several LinkedIn groups, and one question that caught my eye the other day was whether journalists should have a blog as a way to promote their personal brand.

May 2012 Newsletter

Future of Work

May 2012. Do you think your work is strategic, or could be? Our feature article this month, “ Is Operational Strategy an Oxymoron (Part Two)? continues to explore what it means to have a strategic impact.

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.

CornerstoneOnDemand Continues Growth: Update from 2012 User Conference

Bersin with Deloitte

This week CornerstoneOnDemand held its annual user conference in sunny southern California. Following a very strong earnings release (revenues of $24 million (up 52% year over year, with bookings up 71% YTY), the management team cited the "easiest time selling in the company's history," even in the wake of SAP's acquisition of SuccessFactors and Oracle's […].

Flying under the Radar SilkRoad raises $35M in Round C

Josh Bersin

Despite the recent acquisitions of Taleo by Oracle and SuccessFactors by SAP, the talent management software market is far from mature. Today SilkRoad, one of the more quiet (not for long) talent. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems Talent Management funding Oracle peoplefluent Silkroad SumTotal taleo

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall — Reflections of Performance: Five tips for writing an effective self-assessment.

Reviewsnap

There it is — the email invitation from your manager suggesting a date for your next performance appraisal. No sweat, you think. You’ve been killing deadlines and kicking the competition for the past six months. But what’s that last sentence? “A A self-assessment should be completed prior to the meeting.” Unless you’re a practicing narcissist, the idea of assessing one’s own performance leaves most employees either cold or confused.

Social Media Attack

NoExcusesHR

Is it just me, or do you sometimes feel like you''re under attack from social media? It seems every day brings a new product, module, app, or strategy that I should be building into my social media plan ?

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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.

If you're a student, what you should be doing this summer

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Why Ed Lawler is Completely Wrong about performance.

Strategic HCM

You know I'm a fan of Ed Lawler, right? see 1,2,3). We're not talking John Boudreau or Peter Cappelli here (though of course Boudreau is Lawler's colleague at USC). But I'm afraid I think Lawler's article in the Executive

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Jobs2web Prepares to Take the Next Step in Recruiting Analytics

Bersin with Deloitte

I spent yesterday at the jobs2web conference, a recent acquisition of Successfactors, which is a recent acquisition of SAP. They are a recruiting marketing software firm – they make it their job to make recruiting on the web as easy as possible. I had a chance to visit with John Greene (Client Services Director) and Phil […]. The post Jobs2web Prepares to Take the Next Step in Recruiting Analytics appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Blowout Quarter at LinkedIn: Now the Talent Acquisition Machine (+Slideshare)

Josh Bersin

Another amazing quarter from LinkedIn: revenues of $188.5 Million, up 101%, with the “hiring solutions” business now driving $106 Million or 54% of company revenue. LinkedIn’s. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Sourcing and Recruiting big data bigdata linkedin shl slideshare

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.