Sat.May 23, 2015 - Fri.May 29, 2015

5 Business Lessons Learned From Adult Coloring Books

HR Bartender

I’ve noticed a few themes emerging in the professional development space that center around the need for individuals to find ways to decompress, de-stress, and detox from their digital lives. One of the ideas I heard was adult coloring books.

What to Do if You Can’t Manage Talent… But Have to

ClearCompany HRM

Not everyone can be a manager. It’s why only 1 in 10 people possess high talent to manage , and why companies don’t choose the right person for management jobs 82% of the time.

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William Tincup: 7 Steps to Define Your Personal Brand

Cornerstone On Demand

HR leaders spend a lot of time thinking about how to support and enrich other people's careers. But it's also important to turn the lens on ourselves, making sure we're fully present and fulfilled at work.

Beyond Tin Cans and String – Project Communication in the Digital World, part 2


Written by: John Hinojos. The Global World – English Is Not Always English. Working with a global team requires some special care. Even with companies who conduct their business in English, there are unique considerations.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Corporate Culture: Your Company Is a Community

HR Bartender

There’s an emerging theme I’m hearing about comparing companies to communities. I heard it at the Great Place to Work conference and again at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo.

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Why Freddie Mac is Recruiting Employees with Autism

Cornerstone On Demand

Today, it's widely cited that one in 68 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. But less discussed in the media is what happens when these children grow up.

Breaking the (HR) Rules: Making Friends at Work


Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the Alabama SHRM Conference. It was a great experience, and I love taking notes from other speakers throughout the day as well. My friend Dawn Burke from Daxko was speaking about stress on our employees and most notably on the HR staff.

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The Interview Series on #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Tomorrow is Memorial Day in the United States. It’s a federal holiday to remember the people who have given the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. It also marks the beginning of summer vacations.

Taking Advantage of the Transparency Trend in the Hiring Process

ClearCompany HRM

Startup culture is leading the business world zeitgeist and even big companies are starting to take notice. Startups are changing the way we handle money , how companies talk to customers and how they’re thinking about company culture.

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Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

How to Manage the Inevitable Office Romance

Cornerstone On Demand

Take note, singles: Your soulmate might be waiting by the watercooler. According to a recent survey, workplace relationships are more common, and often more serious, than you might think.

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High-Impact Visual Storytelling for Recruitment: Bringing HR Numbers To Life, Part 1


Editor’s note: Cold, hard numbers about critical workforce trends can seem theoretical.

Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #ATD2015 Edition

HR Bartender

Internal coaching is growing in practice! I’ve heard this topic at two conferences now. Organizations are creating internal coaching practices as part of employee career development programs.

Beyond Tin Cans and String – Project Communication in the Digital World, part 1


Written by: John Hinojos. With email, voice mail, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and all the other digital options, you would not think it is necessary to talk about communication. However, even with all the latest technology are we effectively communicating with our teams or just sending out sound bites? Effective communication within any project is critical for the project’s success and most effective Project Managers plan and evaluate their communication needs throughout the project.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

How Career Re-Entry Programs Are Tackling the Gender Gap One Hire at a Time

Cornerstone On Demand

While the media is brimming with advice about how to attract the youngest and brightest talent , companies are grappling with another, arguably more elusive recruiting challenge: finding experienced women to help bridge the long-standing corporate gender gap.

Vow to Wow New Hires

Ultimate Software

We need to chat about our engagement. No, not the kind announced on Facebook. Employee engagement in the workplace. Only about a third of American workers consider themselves engaged, according to Gallup, and an alarming number (17.5%) have decided to spend their working hours actively disengaged.

Utilizing Talent Swaps as an Employee Development Tool

Something Different

<> …So this morning I read a great piece here from Kris Dunn wherein he talked about the merits of having high potentials job shadow senior leaders to gain the critical experiences needed to fill your organization’s talent pipelines for critical positions.

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Cultures of Recognition Don’t Create Themselves


by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! Leadership, involvement by all, and strong communications are critical to making recognition and appreciation part of the daily rhythm of work. During my career at Globoforce , I’ve had the pleasure of working with dozens of companies across nearly every industry type.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Government Talent Crunch: Why Training Matters More Than Ever

Cornerstone On Demand

Things may be booming on Wall Street, but state governments' HR departments are still reeling from the Great Recession. They're facing personnel cuts, pay freezes and disappearing budgets—just as baby boomers begin to retire.

The Purpose of Performance Management: Redefining Aspirations

ATD Human Capital

Quote of the week: “Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment…

Something Different

…There is no why.” ” – Kurt Vonnegut. <www.nndb.coms> <www.nndb.coms> …So I think I may have grown more professionally in the past ten months than I did in the proceding few years.

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What Type of Employee is a Good Fit for Holacracy?

The People Equation

Do employees really enjoy working in a self-organized structure? Holacracy —sometimes touted as a “leaderless” environment—eliminates traditional management titles and functions. The degree to which employees enjoy this organizational structure depend on many factors.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

3 Lessons on the Power of Thanks on Vacation


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Appreciation and gratitude for others are powerful forces that are always at work, if we choose to notice them. Last week I enjoyed my first “real” vacation in many years.

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Who Is the Best Mentor for You?

ATD Human Capital

Often, when people think about having a mentor or advisor, they think about connecting with the smartest, most advanced professional possible. This is a mistake. The best mentor for you depends on where you are in the learning continuum. Click here to read full version

Managing Internal Equity While Appropriately Rewarding Top Performers

Something Different

<> …So this morning I came across an interesting piece from Dan Alexander on Forbes. It’s a great look into some of Google’s hiring and talent management practices, and you can read it here.

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LEADERSHIP: The Line Between Confident and Cocky Is Simple.

The HR Capitalist

Leaders usually arrive in the seat because they're good at something. More often than not, the promotional path to any leadership position - whether managing a team or more later in your career - is rooted in subject matter expertise. You were the best at what you do, so you got promoted.

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Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.