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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Are You Seen as Too Young for a Challenge?

45 Things

One of the biggest mistakes I made in the early part of my career was when my boss mentioned the year he graduated from high school. That’s the year I was born!” I responded. The expression on his face should have been a clue to me that I had just made the man feel older than dirt.

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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!

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Bite Sized Insights on Personal Branding #IndiaHRChat


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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.