Sat.Nov 08, 2014 - Fri.Nov 14, 2014

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Learning [Part 7]

ClearCompany HRM

“One of the most important (yet often least respected) parts of business is corporate training.

Four Ways Leaders Can Impact Learning

All Things Workplace

Leaders, managers, and heads of projects constantly seek ways to grow talent and make a difference in organizational success. More and more, job candidates are asking the question, "What will I learn here?" If they don''t like the answer, chances are they''ll keep looking.

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Quote of the Week: A higher rate of urgency does not imply…

Something Different

…ever-present panic, anxiety, or fear. It means a state in which complacency is virtually absent. – John P. Kotter.

Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Communicate Meaning & Value of Work


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Employee engagement is increasing in most factors, but we’re still falling short in recognizing employees and providing them with the tools to do the job well.

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.

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Offboarding [Part 8]

ClearCompany HRM

Offboarding is essential for all exiting employees, whether their exit is voluntary, mandated or the employee is entering retirement. Sad to say, according to Aberdeen’s 2013 Offboarding research, only about 29% of organizations have a formal offboarding process in place.

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Examining the End

Something Different

<> …So a leader I very much respect recently announced he was pursuing another opportunity. When I first found out, my immediate reaction was to be happy for them; after all, professionally speaking (as in other contexts) people move on.

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Resources for Feedback, Productive Meetings, Leadership and Career

The People Equation

Last month’s article for HR Answers was a bit of a smorgasbord. I covered meetings, giving feedback to a colleague and reviewed a total of nine books on popular HR and Leadership themes such as employee engagement, organizational culture, and establishing a thriving career.

The Evolution of HRevolution


This will be a long post and possibly only of interest to those who attended or follow the HRevolution happenings. If you think this will not be interesting or applicable to you, I’d read some before you bail. :-) And this certainly won’t be the last thing I share, either. As with past years, the concepts, ideas, and questions raised at HRevolution have a way of percolating to the surface on a regular basis.

Thank You for Your Service – A Lesson in the Power of Thanks From Our Military Service Members


by Brenda Pohlman. Recognize This! When recognition and appreciation fully permeate your culture, astounding things can be accomplished, often in the worst of situations. If you ever doubted the power of recognition, consider the military.

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

The Impact of Attitude on Your Career

Something Different

Image Credit: <> This morning I was reading a piece ( here ) on Linked from GE’s former CEO Jack Welch wherein he shared three ways to make a career comeback. Of particular note to me in the piece was the following insight: 3.

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Zen of Jen – 5 Ideas for What to Do When You’re Riding the Struggle Bus

The People Equation

Are you riding the struggle bus right now? Yeah, me too. Heck there are days when it’s like I’m driving that stinkin’ bus! Life has handed me a handful of setbacks over the past months. Taken on their own, each challenge is easy enough to tackle. But when they all pile up? It’s a bit overwhelming.

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Chick-fil-A Manager Loses His *, Posts Ban of Slang Words in Store.

The HR Capitalist

There''s a Chick-fil-A manager somewhere out there tired of slang. . The post , submitted last week on Reddit, simply says, "I work at Chick-fil-A and Eric, our manager, is tired of our s*$t.". It is accompanied by the photo below of the supposed list of banned words.

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Finding Your Hidden Heroes – Listen to Their Peers


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Your “Steady Eddie” employees are the people who make it possible for your stars to shine. They deserve recognition and praise, too. If Traci Pesch can blog about her beloved Cleveland Cavaliers , then I can about my own Boston Bruins.

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COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Video Saturday: Is Your Sales Compensation Plan Making Money?

Something Different

<> David Marshall, CEO, PerformanceCentre International, provides advice on maximizing the return on your sales compensation plan including: Looking at a sales plan from a purely financial view, the importance of mindset, setting measures that can be controlled, a methodology for driving pay for performance.

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Don’t Wait Around for the Company CEO to Explain the Vision

The People Equation

If you’re a manager, did you know that part of your job description includes the ability to translate vague corporate-speak mission and vision statements into actionable tasks for your team? You just checked your job description and it says absolutely nothing about that?

TEST YOUR PEOPLE: What Are You Working On?

The HR Capitalist

Want a great way to understand if someone''s truly engaged by what they do for a living? Ask them the following question: What are you working on? The answer tells you all you need to know about whether someone''s engaged in their job or not.

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“Hard Work. TOGETHER.” – Applying the Lessons of LeBron at Work


by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! LeBron’s latest Nike commercial offers three powerful lessons on what we do, why we do it, and how we deliver results. I work out of Cleveland, OH. I am Cleveland born, Cleveland bred, and very Cleveland proud. Just ask any of my colleagues.

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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.

Sunday Reading: Business Etiquette, Work Valuation, and Dual Career Ladders

Something Different

<> Recommended Sunday reading for 11.9.2014 : 1. American Author and Business Executive Eden Collinsworth has a great piece up on Linkedin wherein she recounts a point in the mid-1980s that she had to navigate a very tricky interpersonal situation in a foreign country.

How to Collect and Use Recognition Insights – Recognition Radio #4


In this week’s Recognition Radio broadcast, we will talk about How to Collect and Use Recognition Insights.

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Great Inappropriate Ad Campaigns of All Time.

The HR Capitalist

You ever see an old commercial and say, "what the". from the lens you have as a HR professional or manager of people? Case in point - my son is doing a project where they''ve been asked to plan to build a segment of the Great Wall of China.

Using Your PTO: It’s the Patriotic Thing To Do

China Gorman

Employees are taking less vacation time today than at any point in the last four decades. In fact, in 2013 employees with available Paid Time Off (PTO) took an average of 16 days of vacation, compared to an average of 20 days in 2000. This is data from a recent report by the U.S

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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!

Disengagement and The Walking Dead: Part Two

ATD Human Capital

If we want to reenergize the zombies (disengaged employees), we need to first feed our brains. Click here to read full version


Five reasons why a managed service provider is your best consultative partner

Allegis Global Solutions

Learn the top 5 reasons why a managed service provider (MSP) is the best consultative partner for your company

3 Ways to Update Your Hiring Process for the Digital Age


In our personal lives, we are obsessed with having the latest and greatest technological advancement to hit the market. Whether it is the new smart phone, tablet, or computer, we have to have it.

Passion in need of a champion

HR Times

The best workers will find their own way, but if you want your organization to thrive, supporting them has to be a priority. Posted by John Hagel III on November 13, 2014. “I I never ask for permission. I just do it.”. “I I get restless often.”. “I

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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.

How Mentors Can Help Set SMART Goals

ATD Human Capital

Setting goals is easier said than done, though. It takes time and good conversation to move mentees from the the broad goals they bring into the relationship to SMARTer (specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic, and timely) goals.


Building a successful recruitment strategy requires looking both ways

Allegis Global Solutions

Build a recruitment strategy that eliminates inefficiencies, increases productivity and captures cost savings by utilizing Market Analytics and Business Intelligence

The Talent Analytics Market Heats Up With New Cloud Offerings

Josh Bersin

Workday Introduces Predictive Analytics: Workday Insights Applications The market for corporate talent analytics has gotten red hot in the last two years. Almost every major organization we talk. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.