Sat.Nov 17, 2012 - Fri.Nov 23, 2012

Feedback Lineup: Building a 360-review “A” Team

Reviewsnap

During 360-review season, you’re asked to select raters to help evaluate your performance. Just like picking players for a kickball team, you want raters who will make you look good. But you don’t want to look good because the raters are all generic and wishy-washy.

De-Siloing Social Software

Bersin with Deloitte

Human beings are social by nature. And why shouldn’t the software that people use at work support that inherent social inclination? It can – if it is intrinsic in the way that they actually work. To date, many initial social endeavors from software providers have included a Facebook-like page through which employees can recognize, comment, […]. The post De-Siloing Social Software appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Head On Collision HR

NoExcusesHR

Much is written about " good " leaders and " bad " leaders with myriad examples of both behaviors. I believe there continues to be a need for this discussion because there is far too little of the former, and sadly an excess of the latter.

Top 10 Priorities When Creating a Social Environment – #3: Is your social dialogue interesting?

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 :00am. Top 10 Priorities When Creating a Social Environment – #3: Is your social dialogue interesting? By Jim Bowley. When it comes to creating a social environment within your organization, what are the top things HR should consider? #3:

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.

How to Lead Like Abraham Lincoln

45 Things

I don't profess to be an expert on Abraham Lincoln, but what I have read about his life has been inspiring. He was the focus on a recent column I did for Gannett/USA Today.

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Leadership Failures.Not Me, Right?

NoExcusesHR

19,500,000. That''s how many results Google provided when I searched for the phrase "leadership failures." Wow, we must suck. I''m Not Buying It With all due respect, I have not given up on the notion of good leadership. Yes, we struggle. I''m at the head of that line.

#HRSummitExpo - The Credible Activist ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

There are some nice links in the programme at the Miiddle East HR Summit. So after Dave Ulrich yesterday talking about his outside-in competencies, today and tomorrow is organised by competency area. We're starting with

Employee Engagement: Strengthening Wellbeing

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Strengths Make Me Well. The pyramid of employee engagement offers a model of the 10 blocks of employee engagement. Here is a link to a 50 page booklet on the pyramid. There are 10 posts in this series. To learn more with a chance to be interactive on strengths and engagement plan to attend an educational workshop in London on the importance of strengths for employee engagement and a fusion of the pyramid of employee engagement with a strength-based approach to work.

Top 3 Mistakes Fast Growing Businesses Make

Insperity

And how you can fix them. You’ve overshot your forecasts, revenues are up and so too are the demands on your time. Congratulations, you’re running a fast-growing business. Now, you have to prepare yourself to handle the growth. Increased demands on your time and resources can quickly spiral out of control. Without a growth plan in place, your fast and impressive progress can become a top-heavy burden to your businesses success.

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.

Thanks.For Nothing

NoExcusesHR

I''m writing over at Performance I Create today. Check out my post on being thankful.or maybe not so thankful.in today''s workplace. Let me know what you think about shared responsibility, entitlement, and being miserable on the job. I''d love to hear form you. No Excuses

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hrsummitexpo Middle East HR Summit & Expo - Dubai - Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

I'm spending an interesting day with Dave Ulrich (and about 500 HR leaders in the Middle East) at IIR's Middle East HR Summit where I'll be presenting tomorrow and Tuesday, and running a masterclass on Wednesday

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Employee Engagement: Engage!

David Zinger

Engage! How did engage become engagement? If you are a rugby fan could you imagine the scrum starting with “crouch, touch, pause, engagement.” ” Engagement does not work to start action. Don’t freeze up your work with engagement. We don’t engagement at work. We engage. Engage today and you will find that engagement takes care of itself. Employee Engagement David Zinger engage rugby scrum

7 Deadly Workplace Sins to Avoid

SuccessFactors

By Paul Roberts, Country Manager, UK and Ireland While there is no handbook to ensure your workplace is in tip-top shape, there is a set of rules to live by – the seven deadly sins, which can be used to guide acceptable organisational behaviour, and ensure your business is performing well. Use these seven deadly […]. Compensation EMEA Strategic HR performance tips

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.

All Is Lost

NoExcusesHR

"All is lost." Could there be a more depressing phrase in all the world? I think not. It epitomizes the ultimate in defeatism. It''s literally the realization that you no longer have choices and somehow are required to give up. Well I think that'' s a bunch of crap. Options We''ve all had our fair share of challenging moments in life. Whether we were under tremendous pressure at work and made an untimely mistake.

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Aurico Ranks as one of the Nation’s Top Background Screening Providers

Aurico

In the November issue of HRO Today, Aurico ranks as one of the nation’s top background screening providers. Aurico ranks sixth overall in the 2012 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings. We are honored and appreciative of this recognition and humbled to know it is based solely on independent feedback from our clients. One of our raving fans includes Jana, Director of Talent Acquisition, who states, “I love Aurico and everything about them.

Employee Engagement: Energetic Strengths

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Strong Energy. The pyramid of employee engagement offers a model of the 10 blocks of employee engagement. Here is a link to a 50 page booklet on the pyramid. There are 10 posts in this series. To learn more with a chance to be interactive on strengths and engagement plan to attend an educational workshop in London on the importance of strengths for employee engagement and a fusion of the pyramid of employee engagement with a strength-based approach to work.

In 100 Words: Bitter or Better?

QAspire

Nick Vujicic is a hero. He was born with no arms and no legs! After struggling initially as a depressed kid who contemplated suicide, he was transformed when his mother showed him an inspiring article about a man who was also dealing with a severe disability.

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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.

Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #9: Disengaged Performance Management

David Zinger

Zinger Friday Factoid #9: A Waste of Performance Time. According to “Abandoning Performance Scores,” a case study published in March by Bersin & Associates, the company conducted an internal focus group in 2008 that found managers spent an average of seven hours per employee conducting a performance report. Managers spent little of this time, however, in one-on-one interaction with employees. What conversations did take place rarely stimulated discussions of how to improve. link]. Commentary.

Great Quote: On System of Management by Deming

QAspire

Edwards Deming , the pioneer and guru in quality revolution wrote the following paragraph when commenting on Peter Senge’s book “ The Fifth Discipline ” and it instantly struck the chord. Our prevailing system of management has destroyed our people. People are born with intrinsic motivation, self-respect, dignity, curiosity to learn, joy in learning.