Sat.Jun 01, 2013 - Fri.Jun 07, 2013

Performance Review Automation: Even Innovative Higher Ed Institutions Need the Basics


Today’s universities lead innovative research programs — developing robots, curing diseases, and finding alternate fuel sources. In contrast to these cutting-edge endeavors is the fact that the university probably runs on antiquated internal management systems.

3 Steps To A Better (HR) Life


I don''t know about you, but I sure would like my professional life to continue to be something I get excited about. I like coming to work. I like thinking about new ways to do my job.

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The Latest Data on Millennials

Bersin with Deloitte

The Millennial generation is hitting the workforce, and the media and organizational leaders have…well, let's just say, concerns. To understand the situation better, Telefónica just released new data on our youngest employees, the Millennials, in preparation for their summit held on June 4th in London (reply available here [link] In partnership with the Financial Times, […]. HR Benchmarking People Analytics

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3 Ways HR Can Use Big Data Right Now


Friday, June 7, 2013 :00am. 3 Ways HR Can Use Big Data Right Now By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.]. Recently, I was on DriveThru HR, a lunch-time radio talk show hosted by Bryan Wempen and William Tincup.

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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

How to Avoid Making a Bad Decision About a Job

45 Things

I wish I had talked to Dan Heath or Francesco Gino before I made some truly horrible decisions in my life, like getting a perm because I believed I could look like Julie Roberts in "Pretty Woman" or that taking a job to work for someone I knew was a complete psycho.

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Needed: A #SHRM Full Speaker Database #SHRMadvice

True Faith HR

THE ISSUE Finding quality speakers to present relevant, up-to-date information to a HR audience WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? One of the leading drivers for individuals to attend their local SHRM chapter meeting or conference is the quality of the speaker(s) and his/his/their topic.

David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker: Don’t Manage Change (Lesson 4)

David Zinger

Are you ready to change employee engagement? Employee engagement involves change. Virgina Satir, an exceptional family therapist once taught me that people do not resist change.

How to Find Time for What Really Matters

45 Things

Remember when you were a kid and summertime meant hanging out with friends, sleeping late and going on vacation?

Presenting with Dave Ulrich and Insights on Behaviour and Change.

Strategic HCM

DSCN5240.JPG I'm in Bogota, Colombia presenting later on after Dave Ulrich (he's my warm-up today and I'm returning the favour in Chile on Friday.) There have been loads of great insights as usual, but I particularly like this

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Eight Things NOT To Do at #SHRM13

True Faith HR

Advice has already starting flowing in about what to do while in Chicago for the big event. In case you missed it: China Gorman provides some excellent advice about maximizing your SHRM Conference experience. Jessica Miller-Merrill provides you with the top 10 things to do while you are in Chicago and not going to the conference. Trish McFarlane has brought back her 1 0 Conference Commandments. This will not one of those posts.

My Summer Internship: #firstday


Courtney Laub is currently interning for Kira Swain in social media before returning to Boston College in the fall for her senior year. She is majoring in Communications and double minoring in International Studies and Hispanic Studies. This is her story. I thought driving to work on my first day would be the most […]. SuccessFactors Careers careers intern internship life at successfactors luv work again SuccessFators

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5 must-reads for the in-the-know HR professional: Week of June 7th, 2013


The SHRM National Conference , June 15-19 in Chicago, is fast approaching. That means if you are a lucky HR professional that will be going this year, there is lots to be done, so much to be seen, and numerous people to meet.

Industry Experts on Recruiting, RPO and True Partnership

Cielo HR Leader

In February, Adam Godson wrote a great article entitled Why RPO Recruiting is Good for Your Career. As Adam explains, recruiters in the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) game have the ability to “impact dozens of companies and many thousands of people every day.”.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Hey, HR, have you hugged your CIO today?

Working Girl

Josh Bersin recently wrote an article about why HR technology is so hot today. These are all great reasons but all too often either IT tells HR which solutions they can use or else a charismatic CHRO drags a reluctant IT into this century.


In Sensual Company ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

As well as Dave Ulrich, my other co-presenter in South America has been Jesus Vega de la Falla, former HRD at Inditex (Zara etc) and author of The Sensual Company in which he writes about how other companies can

Travel for Business? 10 Tips to Maximize Your Travel Rewards


In the 2009 movie “Up in the Air”, the main character, Ryan Bingham, has business travel down to a science. He knows how to pack efficiently. He knows which airport lines move faster. And he’s a pro at maximizing his frequent flyer miles. “I I don’t spend a nickel, if I can help it,” he says, “unless it somehow profits my mileage account.”. You don’t need to be as extreme as Bingham, though, to earn free flights and vacations.

Ask Amelia: Tips for HR to be viewed as strategic power players


HR is always fighting to get into the business discussion – we have all heard it. So what’s the best way to add value and show the organization that you are a business leader? . First things first: learn your business. Understand how you make, move, and sell your product. Grasp what key business initiatives must be delivered, then fold in the people agenda to that strategy. The other small piece of advice I will offer is to ensure that you take care of the HR organization.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Review: Managers as Mentors by Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith


For thousands of years in India, there prevailed a tradition of “Guru-Shishya” – mentor and protégé in other words.

Aurico Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification


On May 31, 2013, Aurico earned the ISO 9001:2008 Certification through an ANAB accredited certification body, AudIT³, LLC. Auditor John E. Hopkinson stated “I concluded that Aurico had established and maintained a management system in line with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, and demonstrated to me that it had the ability to systematically achieve the requirements for the service it provides, in line with the scope of its activities and in accordance with its policy and objectives.

Don’t Get Caught Without These FLSA Records


A Japanese steakhouse in Louisiana owed nearly $115,000 after the Department of Labor found minimum wage, record-keeping and overtime violations…. An oilfield services company in Oklahoma paid more than $50,000 for violating overtime and record-keeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act …. A staffing agency had to pay out almost $2 million for improper pay and record-keeping practices …. It can take just one complaint from one employee to trigger an audit by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Why are men more engaged than women?


What makes an engaged employee? In our past research , we’ve talked about how recognition, rewards, and effective management can lead to Employee Success™, but these influences affect everyone differently; what works for one employee may not work for another. So, when A chievers and the Human Capital Institute designed our engagement survey earlier this year, we asked some demographic questions to help unravel the mystery.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

In 100 Words: Brian Dyson On Life Priorities


“Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling five balls in the air. You name them work, family, health, friends and spirit – and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back.

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Incredible, Edible. Cognitive Testing?


A new generation of cognitive testing instruments are available that remedy many of the old limitations and offer exciting advantages


Incredible, Edible. Cognitive Testing?


A new generation of cognitive testing instruments are available that remedy many of the old limitations and offer exciting advantages