Sat.Aug 09, 2014 - Fri.Aug 15, 2014

Leadership Improv: Effective Behaviors for Employee Engagement

ATD Human Capital

As we develop our current and emerging leaders, it''s critical to introduce the ideas of flexibility, thinking on your feet, collaboration, and acceptance. Author Karen Hough introduces such principles that allow improvisers to be brilliant in the moment. Click here to read full version

Phoning In Your Performance Reviews? Here’s How To Add Real Meaning

Reviewsnap

You’ve heard of actors “phoning in” a performance—just going through the motions without making much of an effort. The result is usually pretty dismal: a performance that lacks meaning or merit. Well, performance reviews are no different.

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The 14 Top HR stats for 2014

Capterra

What’s the best way to handle intra-office dating? How should you manage pay raises for employees? When should you institute efforts to reduce employee turnover?

In Chinese: Crisis Does NOT Mean Danger and Opportunity

Workplace Psychology

JFK was wrong. On pinyin.info, a website about the Chinese language, Victor H.

Purposeful Discomfort: How Leaders Encourage Growth Through Discomfort

ATD Human Capital

Your job as a leader is to make people uncomfortable. Pursuing ambitious goals, confronting significant challenges, and moving into uncharted territories require people to embrace discomfort. Click here to read full version

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Top 5 Video Communications Myths Debunked

GuideSpark

The Power of Video Communications. For as many companies who have embraced video as part of their employee communication strategy, you may still wonder if it’s the right fit for your company. We understand. New tools, especially new technology, might be out of your organization’s comfort zone.

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The Talent Acquisition Big Picture is a Small Screen

Peoplefluent

Monday, August 11, 2014 :00am. The Talent Acquisition Big Picture is a Small Screen By Meghan Biro. Today’s guest blog post is from Meghan Biro, CEO of TalentCulture Consulting Group.].

Leadership Improv: Effective Behaviors for Employee Engagement

ATD Human Capital

As we develop our current and emerging leaders, it''s critical to introduce the ideas of flexibility, thinking on your feet, collaboration, and acceptance. Author Karen Hough introduces such principles that allow improvisers to be brilliant in the moment. Click here to read full version

33% of change initiatives fail… Do you know what it takes to lead in times of change?

Newmeasures

Research by John Kotter in 1996 found that only one in three change programs succeed. Since then, many other researchers have confirmed this statistic. The reasons for failed change are many. People are naturally inclined to defend the status quo, employees don’t understand what is in it for them, change is managed haphazardly, and perhaps most importantly, leaders fail to embrace and role model the change. If you are a leader seeking to drive change, what can you do to make sure you are aiding

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Faster Than A Bullet

NoExcusesHR

For most of 2013 I used a certain phrase almost daily: "just keeping it real." I like that phrase a lot.

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The New Role of HR: From Partner to Anticipator

DDI

HR is reinventing itself once again—from reactor to partner, and now to anticipator. See what we found in our latest research, Global Leadership Forecast 2014|2015

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The Huge Disconnect

ATD Human Capital

If we could do a better job of measuring a manager’s ability to hire, develop, and engage talented people, we could do a better job of accountability. And if we start holding managers accountable, we are more likely to get the talent results we want. Click here to read full version

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Pay negotiations

hrpockets

Probably my least favorite part of being a recruiter is pay negotiations. I cringe every time they come up for many reasons.

Goal Alignment: Job One for Managers

Workboard

8 Tactics to Prevent Career and Goal Gaps Between Managers and Team Members. For team members, achievement is the fastest path to advancement. Alignment and accountability are the team leader's job.

How to Establish Trust in a Virtual Workplace

45 Things

Research shows that our conscious brains can handle about 40 bits of information a second. While that may sound like quite a bit, consider the fact that our unconscious minds can handle 11 million bits of information per second  and 10 million bits of that can be visual data.

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Understanding What’s Next in Talent: The Disruptive Nature of the People Cloud Future

ATD Human Capital

The People Cloud is becoming transpacial, creating a whole new landscape and definition for collaboration beyond traditional social media.

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"The Leftovers" and HR

True Faith HR

I''m 100% in on HBO''s "The Leftovers." The basic premise is that three years ago, 2% of the world''s population simply vanished without a trace. Three years later, there are no answers for what happened, and much of society is still coping and grieving over the loss of friends and loved ones.

How I Met Your Mother

Dave's Weekly Thought

Dear Sam - Happy Birthday Buddy! I cannot believe you are 9 years old. You know by now that you were born one year to the day that your Mother and I got married. I just wanted to let you know how very proud we are of you and how important your contributions to this world continue to be.

5 Ways to Keep Your Best Candidates from Losing Interest

Insperity

As applicants continue to apply to your job postings, you may feel a sense of accomplishment with your recruiting strategy. However, you may soon become overwhelmed with the number of incoming resumes, leaving you scrambling to keep up with your inbox. What if there was a better way to organize your recruiting process that would enable you to capitalize on the talent that’s coming your way?

Growing Talent Management Firms: Financial Health

ATD Human Capital

The current financial success and health of a business is the most important criterion for purchasers in the talent management industry. Click here to read full version

Adversity and Strengths

NoExcusesHR

"Look at adversity as an opportunity to discover your strengths because there are opportunities galore out there. Thomas Edison said it well - If you did all the things in life you were truly capable of, you would astound yourself." - Nadja Piatka Look around you today.your task list.your emails.your team members.your busy calendar. Is it all adversity in your eyes? Or, are all of those things the key to discovering your true strengths? Just imagine what you''l l be able to accomplish.

Video – Predictive Hiring Explained

SkillSurvey

How can you tell a square peg from a round one? When you’re chasing the big win-win with your next hiring decision, an inaccurate view of your candidates hurts your chances. In this video, see a new assessment tech that provides a more reliable, predictive source of insight into candidates.

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5 Common PEO Myths Debunked

Insperity

There was once a moment, in a much calmer time, when you framed a dollar bill from your first business transaction and hung it proudly on your office wall. It was a simple moment, but an important one – it signified your arrival. That was a different era. Since then, you buzzed ahead (literally, there was a lot of coffee involved) and grew your business against all odds – doubling, tripling, quadrupling your staff.

Growing Talent Management Firms: Financial Health

ATD Human Capital

The current financial success and health of a business is the most important criterion for purchasers in the talent management industry. Click here to read full version

In 100 Words: Excellence by Pablo Casals

QAspire

Pablo Casals was a great Spanish cellist and conductor who is considered one of the greatest cellists of all time. He believed that music has the power to save the world. When he was 93, he was asked why he continued to practice the cello three hours everyday.

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Asure Channel Partners

Asure Software

By Craig Seager Channel Director for EMEA/APAC @asurecraig The Ever-Changing Global Enterprise Is Ripe for Asure Software Solutions A recent report by IDC listed Alignment, Agility and Analytics as three of the key corporate challenges in 2014. These challenges and the current market trends of mobilization, globalization and technology are at the forefront of our … Continue reading "Asure Channel Partners". The post Asure Channel Partners appeared first on Asure Software.

Staff Application Form: "Have you ever been involved in prostitution, homosexuality, illegal sex, or any sexual perversion?"

Nobscot

I ran across the Job Application for the "Church" of. Scientology dated 1999. For those in HR, some of the questions might surprise, shock or simply make you giggle. Here are baker''s dozen of them: 1) Where were you born? 2) Nationality? 3) Any children? If yes, give details. If they don''t live with you do you still pay child support? 4) Are you currently taking any drugs or medicine?

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Understanding What’s Next in Talent: The Disruptive Nature of the People Cloud Future

ATD Human Capital

The People Cloud is becoming transpacial, creating a whole new landscape and definition for collaboration beyond traditional social media.

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The New Role of HR: From Partner to Anticipator

DDI

HR is reinventing itself once again—from reactor to partner, and now to anticipator. See what we found in our latest research, Global Leadership Forecast 2014|2015

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Asure Channel Partners

Asure Software

By Craig Seager. Channel Director for EMEA/APAC. asurecraig. The Ever-Changing Global Enterprise Is Ripe for Asure Software Solutions. A recent report by IDC listed Alignment, Agility and Analytics as three of the key corporate challenges in 2014. These challenges and the current market trends of mobilization, globalization and technology are at the forefront of our thinking when developing solutions.

Being Philip

Dave's Weekly Thought

The paper on my doorstep speaks of war, sports accolades.and death. I see a name that initiates memoriam to a person who has left a piece of themselves with me. They are immortalized by films, record albums , photo albums or years of blog posts. Many people have diaries that are locked up in dusty drawers, others have opened their journals to armies of strangers. It's sad to see people leave the world. People know us for the work we do. Who we are outside of the office is seldom revealed.

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The Huge Disconnect

ATD Human Capital

If we could do a better job of measuring a manager’s ability to hire, develop, and engage talented people, we could do a better job of accountability. And if we start holding managers accountable, we are more likely to get the talent results we want. Click here to read full version

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Important Debunking of Millennial Myths

SuccessFactors

By Marie Crouch, Cloud and LoB Marketing Intern. If you have ever Googled ‘millennial article’ you will be overwhelmed by people’s opinions of this seemingly controversial generation. People of all ages, careers, and backgrounds think they have millennials pegged when in reality; very few have bothered to ask millennials to share their perspectives. This blog will […]. Recruiting Uncategorized Employee Engagement Loyalty Millennials

33% of change initiatives fail… Do you know what it takes to lead in times of change?

Newmeasures

Research by John Kotter in 1996 found that only one in three change programs succeed. Since then, many other researchers have confirmed this statistic. The reasons for failed change are many. People are naturally inclined to defend the status quo, employees don’t understand what is in it for them, change is managed haphazardly, and perhaps most importantly, leaders fail to embrace and role model the change. If you are a leader seeking to drive change, what can you do to make sure you are aiding

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