Sat.Feb 23, 2013 - Fri.Mar 01, 2013

Marissa is right: Yahoo just needs the Oscillation Principle

Conversation Matters

Marissa is right! In order for Yahoo to have a culture of collaboration employees need to be face-to-face with each other to talk about the critical issues they collectively find themselves facing.

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Why Lateral Moves Can be a Smart Career Strategy

45 Things

Does you career resemble one of those crazy paths in the children's game "Chutes and Ladders?" If so, you're not alone. No longer does a career have a straight upward trajectory, and that can be OK. Read this latest story I did for Gannett /USA Today to understand why.

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Three Steps to Apply Your Talents to Goal Setting


As an employee, you can have a lot of power over what your goals look like for the next year. Many companies cascade goals down through the organization, linking individual goals with the overall strategy.

There's A Storm A Comin'


Change happens all the time. In fact, I''m pretty tired of using the term change because it is either perceived as a threat, or is completely missed by those who are simply unable to let go of their prehistoric, I mean traditional leadership styles. But change is a comin'' my friends.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

Six Ways Social Recruiting and Collaboration Tools Enhance Recruiting Processes


Thursday, February 28, 2013 :00am. Six Ways Social Recruiting and Collaboration Tools Enhance Recruiting Processes By Ellen Julian. What are the most critical topics in human capital management that should be on your radar in 2013? Topic #6: Social Recruiting.

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On Battling Absenteeism

True Faith HR

Like most managers, I engage in a semester-long battle with absenteeism. I have the enviable position of teaching two sections of business statistics. Combine that with a time slot of 8:00 A.M. and/or 9:00 A.M., and you can envision the long waiting list of students at registration.

The Knowledge Burden


I love my job. I don''t mind if you think that''s a lame thing to say. I don''t mind if it sounds like I''m being some sort of rah-rah HR pro. The truth is there aren''t a whole lot of people who can make that statement these days, and I for one am thankful that I can. I love my job.most of the time.

TENEO Recruitment in Engineering and Technology - Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

Another conference I'm looking forward to this Summer is Teneo's Recruitment in Engineering and Technology conference in Frankfurt on 12th and 13th June. We know how in demand technical staff such as engineers

Total Talent Acquisition: A Unified Approach for Your Contingent Workforce and Full-Time Employees


Wednesday, February 27, 2013 :00am. Total Talent Acquisition: A Unified Approach for Your Contingent Workforce and Full-Time Employees By Ellen Julian. What are the most critical topics in human capital management that should be on your radar in 2013? Topic #5: Contingent Workforce Management.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Does “Yahoo!” now stand for “bureaucratic dinosaur”?

Future of Work

There's been quite a buzz building around Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer's recent proclamation that all employees are now expected to be in their assigned corporate office every day. No more "telecommuting" or working from home. There is no way I can summarize all the insight commentary about Ms. Meyer's edict that is all over the Internets and the mainstream media this week. However, I can point you to several really good starting points for understanding what all the buzz is about.

Fortress HR


Human Resources pros get their hands dirty. We''re the first ones through the wall because no one else wants to go first. We confront issues head on and look people in the eye when everyone else would prefer to stare at their shoes or shuffle their feet.

Am I a Feminist? Yes, and…

Inpower Coaching

Am I a feminist? My whole, half century life as a professional, a wife, a mother of two and now a women’s leadership advocate I’ve never had a comfortable answer to this question.

The flexibility trap: Jody Thompson tackles the telecommuting controversy in her recent webinar


Jody Thompson has a message: managing sucks. At least, managing people sucks, which is what most managers end up doing when they should be managing work. If you’re not sure what the difference is, you’re not alone.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The Talent Management Summit 2013 - Opportunity to Win! ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

OK, time to share a key event later in the year with you. You may remember that I've acted as social media partner for the Economist's Talent Management Summit for the last two years. Well, this year I am, or at least my blog is

I Knew I Could Do It.All


"Life is a long lesson in humility." - James M. Barrie Sometimes I feel like these words were meant for me. How about you.what lessons have you learned in your leadership? I''d love to hear from you. No Excuses. photo credit. human resources humility james m barrie leadership

Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #21: Homework = 0

David Zinger

Yahoo or Boohoo? By June of this year all Yahoo employees will no long work from home. Commentary. What do you think about home work or working from home? It will be interesting to see the impact on employees created by Yahoo’s decision to stop having people work from home. What will happen to their employee engagement? I value face time but not when it is imposed.

Be a part of something big—take our survey and help us better understand employee engagement


A chievers and Human Capital Institute (HCI) are conducting a survey on employee engagement, and we need your help!

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Recruitment and the UK Candidate Experience ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

I commented yesterday that the key issue occupying peoples' minds in the summary session at CERN on Friday seemed to the candidate experience. Well today it's the UK Candidate Experience Awards (CandEs). I can't go

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What Is Your Bad Hire Really Costing You?


Bad hires can impact your business in more ways than you might think. And the cost of the damage they do can really add up. In 2012, approximately one in four employers claimed their bad hire cost them more than $50,000, according to CareerBuilder’s survey. So what makes them so pricey? According to the survey, these are the five most common ways poor performers cut into your bottom line. Lost productivity.

Free Webinar on “Leveraging Mobile Work to Engage Your Employees”

Future of Work

When: Thursday, March 7, at Noon Pacific Standard Time. Register : Please join me and my colleague, Pi Wen Looi of Novacrea Research , for a lunch-and-learn session to learn about “Leveraging Mobile Work to Engage Your Employees.” We'll present our 2012 Mobile Workforce Survey findings and share ideas about how you can use these insights to engage and leverage your mobile workers.

Working in Sales at SuccessFactors, an SAP Company {Video}


At SuccessFactors, an SAP company, our Sales Department is the front line to the market and our customers. Whether in Lead Gen, breaking into new markets, Small to Medium Business (SMB), or Enterprise our sales team spans the globe armed with the best software to help businesses run better.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

CRSS2013 - Recruitment and Sourcing from CERN ~ HR to HR 2.0.

Strategic HCM

Well, as expected, we all had a fantastic day at CERN on Friday. So well done again to James Purvis and his team. Here are some of the key themes - for me at least - which I used for my summary: 1. Strategy and technology

In 100 Words: Nurturing the Roots for Growth


Chinese Bamboo tree when planted watered and nurtured for an entire year doesn’t grow an inch. In second growing season, farmer takes extra care but the tree still hasn’t sprouted. So it goes as sun rises and sets for four solid years.

5 must-reads for the in-the-know HR Professional: Week of March 1st, 2013


As I look back on this week in the world of Human Resources, there is one strong theme that I just can’t avoid talking about in this post.

Bite Sized Insights on Personal Branding #IndiaHRChat


For the first time, I participated in a Twitter Chat ( #IndiaHRChat ) on the topic “ Personal Branding for HR Professionals “ People from diverse backgrounds shared their views on personal branding in presence of special guest Mr. Anand Pillai , Chief Learning Officer of Reliance Industries.

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100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th 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.