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ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

ProQuest is an information company that connects people with vetted, reliable information, from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news.

A Case Study of Tasty Retention


Retention of your top talent can taste oh-so-sweet.but it requires determination. This was the point of an article, “ Keep Your Top Talent: The Return of Retention ,” published recently on SHRM''s website.

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10 Private Exchange Features Important to Employers Like You [Stats]

CheckPoint HR

A recent study by the Private Exchange Evaluation Collaborative (PEEC) found that 45% of employers have implemented or plan to consider a private exchange for active, full-time employees before 2018.

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Workday 22: Simpler, Faster, and Smarter Finance Management for Large Enterprises


With every Workday update, we ask ourselves the same question: How can we meet the requirements of large enterprise customers in a way that''s simpler, faster, and smarter? Below I highlight several new features in Workday 22, announced today, that demonstrate how we''re delivering on that promise.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

25 Sales Motivation Quotes for Your Sales Team


Not every day feels like a walk in the park for salespeople. Working hard and winning new customers feels incredible; but, when calls aren’t returned and end of quarter quotas seem out of reach, even the healthiest sales motivation can suffer. Am I just off my game? Why can’t I close a deal? That swaggering confidence can quickly turn into bad news for employee engagement, and nobody needs that! Sometimes all it takes to get sales motivation back on track is a little pep talk!

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Eli Lilly’s Specialized Approach to Employee Engagement


How do organizations create an atmosphere where people feel engaged and motivated?

Video Highlights from Live Launch of Workday Recruiting and Workday 22


It''s been an exciting week for us here at Workday, and for our customers too.

2. Employee Engagement: Creating Iatrogenic Disengagement – Creepy Interventions

David Zinger

Don’t be creepy if you want to create fuller employee engagement. Reading time = 58 seconds). This is the second post in a series on iatrogenic disengagement. Iatrogenic disengagement occurs when our efforts at employee engagement fail and cause disengagement. Read the first post here.

HR Should Tune into Video—and for 3 Very Good Reasons


Monday, May 12, 2014 :00am. HR Should Tune into Video—and for 3 Very Good Reasons By Salvatore Giliberto. The websites and social properties of today’s most successful companies all share something in common—something other than slick design and punchy copy. They all feature video.

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Taking Time for Yourself Will Help You Get More Done at Work


Mastering the Work-Life Balance. Great leaders are givers—but in an effort to give more, do more and be more, many put their own needs on the back burner. They make health a variable, sacrifice presence in relationships and put off the things that put energy in.

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Introducing Workday Recruiting


It’s here! After two years in the making, today we announced Workday Recruiting, which I wholeheartedly believe reinvents the recruiting experience. In this video, I share the inspiration behind our new offering, plus a brief tour of the application from the user perspective

Obstacles and Courage


"Obstacles are things a person sees when they take their eyes off the goal." - E. Joseph Cossman I like to convince myself that I''m a " big picture " leader.

Four Secrets to Recruiting and Retaining the Class of 2014


Millennials are driven, motivated, and more educated than any other group in history – and this year’s graduating class marks a critical time for employers.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Fleming Europe - Gamification in HR

Strategic HCM

On most topics in HR I''m pretty sure what I believe, and although I do sometimes shift on this slightly, my learning tends to be more about how I argue my position, and case studies, pro and con, etc.

Striking the Balance

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Sue Brooks, Managing Director, Cielo , and Bev Cunningham, Head of Talent and Resourcing for EMEA at CSC.

3 Points the Millennial Generation May be Missing

Turning the Corner

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP. Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC.

[Webinar] Class of 2014: Your Next Generation of Top Talent


They’re optimistic, they’re driven and they’re making communication a priority. For the fifth consecutive year, ConnectEDU and Achievers have partnered to understand exactly what the next generation of top talent is looking for from their future organization.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

#BDW14 - Challenges for Big Data in HR

Strategic HCM

Tomorrow I''m attending Big Data Week''s main UK event and am looking forward to finding out more about big data, and in particular how it can be used for HR. And I do write how rather than if. Big data analytics will have important implications for HR. But unless you''re Google , probably not yet!

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The Top 4 Signs Your Employees Are about to Quit


A recent study at Utah State University (USU) found that employees about to leave their jobs give very clear cues that they’re about to go. The clues aren’t the ones you might expect – like taking more vacation time or leaving at 5 p.m. every day – but, rather, a disengagement from the workplace – not participating in meetings, not contributing new ideas and just doing enough work to get by.

How to Best Manage Telecommuters

45 Things

Allowing employees to work from home or other remote locations is often touted as a way to keep workers more engaged and retain key employees. With more than 3.3 million working remotely, or about 2.6% of the U.S.

The Little Plaid Skirt

Lisa Rosendahl

I have been in the workforce long enough to see coworkers retire. Not the old geezers I thought were taking up space when I was much newer to the workforce, but experienced and contributing colleagues and friends. A colleague retired last week.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

#BDW14 Kenneth Cukier and the Criticisms of Big Data

Strategic HCM


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Free Will Sacrifice


I spend a lot of time thinking about leadership, and more specifically what it takes to be an effective leader. So much is written about this topic ( including this blog ) that it almost seems impossible to read it all, process it in a timely way, and execute the approaches that make the most sense to us in our professional lives.

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Three Trends of Our Changing Workforce- Part 1: Globalization

Asure Software

AsureSpace Vice President of Marketing, Jen Roth, has put together a three part series on emerging trends in the workforce. Below is part 1, focusing on Globalization. Be sure to check back for parts 2 and 3! Learn more about Jen The Three Trends Changing Our Workforce If the words Globalization, Mobilization and Technology aren’t … Continue reading "Three Trends of Our Changing Workforce- Part 1: Globalization".

How to Make Your Presentations Much, Much Better

45 Things

Everyone can give a fantastic presentation. Not so, you may think. You’ve seen plenty of horrible ones, and may even believe that it’s something you’re only so-so at doing. (If If you’re being completely honest, you may even admit your last presentation sucked.) That’s OK, right? Everyone has their gifts, and for some people, presenting an idea to a bunch of strangers or co-workers isn’t one of them.

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, 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.

Valuing Your Talent is dead - long live VyT?

Strategic HCM

HR measurement


Business Analytics are all the Rage: Should HR Care?


There has been a lot of buzz lately about business analytics, predictive analytics, and big data. Organizations are using such methods to predict behaviors of customers, understand marketing and sales strategies, and inform strategic decisions. However, a study byTDWI (found here) indicates that of all business functions, HR is the least likely to use these methods. Only 17% of HR groups say they are currently using predictive analytics and only 22% say they plan on using them in the next 3

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Beyond Work/Life Balance: Oakley Job Recruiters Align People with the Business


By Susan Galer, Communications Director at SAP. Originally posted on SAP Community Network) Almost 60 percent of surveyed human resources (HR) executives report that millennials have little interest in assimilating organizational values. But what if you could find people whose personal interests and lifestyles already matched your company’s vision and mission? That’s precisely what recruiters at Oakley, Inc are tasked to […].