Sat.Dec 22, 2012 - Fri.Dec 28, 2012

Compensate Differently: Use Employee Engagement Tactics


Money is a tricky motivator for employees. Based on an infographic from Bolt Insurance , 22 percent of employees leave their jobs because of pay/benefits issues.

MGM Seeks to Inspire Employees by Letting Them Put on a Show

45 Things

I love to stay in hotels. I let the wet towels stay on the floor, I don't make my bed and I ignore the overflowing trash cans. That's because I know that a wonderful maid will clean up my mess, and not give me any grief about it.

Be More.I'm Talking to Myself


I''ve come to realize two important things over the last year. The first is that I enjoy blogging much more than I ever thought I would.

5 Tips From Richard Branson On Starting A Successful Business


As LinkedIn is a business that started in a living room, much like Virgin began in a basement, I thought my first blog on the site should be about how to simply start a successful business. Here are five top tips I’ve picked up over the years 1. Listen more than you talk We have two ears […]. Success Success Strategies Business Jappreet Sethi Leadership LinkedIn Richard Branson Start Up Start up tips tips for Successful Business Tips from Richard Branson Virgin

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Communicating Human Capital Value to Shareholders and Stakeholders


Thursday, December 20, 2012 :00am. Communicating Human Capital Value to Shareholders and Stakeholders By Doug Ring. Do you have a data-driven, consistent approach to communicating human capital value to shareholders and stakeholders? If you answered no, you’re not alone.

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I don''t want you to think that I didn''t enjoy the conference by the way - most of my criticisms are down to the limitations of traditional events.

How to Give A Perfect Job Interview


You landed the interview. Awesome! Now dont screw it up. I’ve interviewed thousands of people for jobs ranging from entry-level to executive. Easily three-fourths of the candidates made basic interviewing mistakes. Did I still hire some of them? Absolutely… but never count on your qualifications and experience to outweigh a bad interview. Here are eight practical ways […]. Best HR Practices career Jeff Haden job Tough Mudder

Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #14: Effective Use of Social Media

David Zinger

Effective social media use needs to increase. Although 79% of the 2,100 companies surveyed are either using or planning to use social media channels, a measly 12% of those firms feel that they are using them effectively. HBR Survey: [link]. Commentary. Just because we have usage does not mean that we have effective usage. What would make for effective usage to enhance and increase employee engagement through the use of social media?

New Training Topic Quiz Feature Ensures Effective Human Resource Management


With every organization, it is essential to have proper employee training and development. When new company rules or policies are put in place, every staff member should be notified and review it accordingly. Our application has a training feature that allows managers to create training topics for employees to review.

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.

Management Improvement Carnival: 2012 Edition


This is the third consecutive year when I am hosting the Annual Management Improvement Carnival organized by John Hunter. Hosting this carnival is an opportunity for me to thank a few generous folks who extended significant learning and influenced me through their writing.

10 bank fraud lessons of 2012

MBO Partners

As much as we’d like to think that remote banking is safe, the reality is threats across all customer channels still exist. If we aren’t ready for them we could find ourselves victims of these often preventable crimes. Persistent criminals proved throughout the year that they aren’t going to stop anytime soon. With new and emerging threats facing financial institutions every day, banks need to stay one step ahead of today’s tenacious criminals.

Number 2 – 3 Word Theme (Five Zingers From 2012)

David Zinger

The Three Word Theme: Number 2 of the top 5 blog post from David Zinger in 2012. History of the 3-word theme. I first heard of the 3 word theme from Chris Brogan. I have been using a 3-word theme for my work for four years and will be entering year five this month. Previous themes were: In 2009 my theme was: authentic, connect, engage. In 2010 my theme was: engage, mobilize, produce. In 2011 my theme was: engage, educate, enliven. In 2012 my theme was: stop, focus, and finish.

QAspire Blog 2012: Essential Posts Redux


2012 was a fantastic year. Lot of writing, a few speaking engagements, many inspiring conversations some recognitions made this year a memorable one. This year, I contributed a 23 page chapter in “ The ASTD Management Development Handbook ” published by American Society for Training and Development.

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.