Sat.Jun 22, 2013 - Fri.Jun 28, 2013

Taking a ‘Lean In’ View of Compensation for Women


In her book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg makes a strong case for how women miss opportunities for advancement when they “lean out” — when they fail to take advantage of opportunities early on in their careers.

5 Zingers on Positive Leadership by Kim Cameron

David Zinger

A five point review of Kim Cameron’s, Positive Leadership: Strategies for Extraordinary Performance. Kim Cameron, the father of 7 children and co-founder of the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship, wrote the second edition of a concise book on positive leadership.

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Playing the Race Card


I have a couple of hot buttons in my life.

High-Impact Talent Acquisition: European Edition

Bersin with Deloitte

I just finished two weeks in Europe and attended the iRecruit Conference in Amsterdam. In addition to talking with many talent acquisition leaders and vendors, we previewed the findings of our upcoming High-Impact Talent Acquisition research which is highlighted below. Social tools and "talent networks" are a hot topic. With the rise of LinkedIn […]. Talent & PM Providers Talent Acquisition Providers Talent Acquisition Strategy

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!

Future of Work Agenda, June 2013

Future of Work

June 2013. We work with senior executives who want to take charge of the future. by creating compelling work experiences. I''m back.

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My Year of Living Dangerously


I am not a regular HR guy. I''m not exactly sure what a regular HR guy is; but if it involves avoiding social media, using a fax machine, clinging to a policy manual or being so timid that no one respects you, then I would say that''s a regular HR guy. That''s simply not me.

Be Thyself: The Secret to Being Happy and Engaged at Work


“‘Know thyself’ was written over the portal of the antique world. Over the portal of the new world, ‘Be thyself’ shall be written.” –Oscar Wilde We’ve all seen survey after survey that shows that employee engagement around the world is stuck near record lows. For over a decade the traditional measures have included corporate-wide initiatives […]. Be Happy Employee Engagement Tips For Employees be yourself. How to drive employee engagement Kevin Kruse Know yourself

Is it Time for a Treadmill Desk?

45 Things

When I was in school, I biked or walked everywhere. Even when I entered the working world, I walked several miles every day, covering my beat as a police and court reporter. It wasn''t until the advent of email and the Internet that my butt seemed to become glued to a chair.

Friday Employee Engagement Factoid #34: On the Lookout

David Zinger

On the lookout. A study of over 1,700 employees conducted in 2012 by the American Psychological Association (APA) indicated that more than half of all employees intended to search for new jobs because they felt under appreciated and undervalued. link]. Commentary.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Learning Cultures Are Performance Cultures, Research Shows


Wednesday, June 26, 2013 :00am. Learning Cultures Are Performance Cultures, Research Shows By Jim Bowley. based employers increased their training spend each of the last two years—by 10% in 2011 and by another 12% in 2012. The reason? Their desire to improve performance.

Three Things Bill Gates Has Learned From Warren Buffett


Last month, I went to Omaha for the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. It’s always a lot of fun, and not just because of the ping-pong matches and the newspaper-throwing contest I have with Warren Buffett. It’s also fun because I get to learn from Warren and gain insight into how he thinks. Here are three things […]. Career Tips Leadership Success Strategies Bill Gates How To Be Successful How To Be Successful like Warren Buffet Increasing Productivity Self Improvement

Buyer beware: How to uncover the worst résumé falsehoods

Business Management Daily

Between 10% and 30% of résumés include untruths according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The post Buyer beware: How to uncover the worst résumé falsehoods appeared first on Business Management Daily. Hiring Human Resources Videos

How to Focus Creativity to Achieve Results

45 Things

Are you an idea monkey? According to G. Michael Maddock, author of “Free the Idea Monkey…to Focus on What Matters Most,” an idea monkey is someone who can produce lots of new thoughts, concepts or ideas on demand and is ready to pour his or her abundant creative energies into working with others.

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.

World of Work Selling is a Buyer's Market for the Better


Monday, June 24, 2013 :00am. World of Work Selling Is a Buyer's Market for the Better By Kevin Grossman. My youngest daughter, she really knew what she wanted that very moment the other day, right after the moment of her initial entertaining realization.


SHRM13 Why Your Talent aren't Talent - Jon Ingham's Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

I was in Chicago last week presenting on 'The New HR' at SHRM's Annual Conference in Chicago. There were some great sessions going on, and it was wonderful to catch up with and meet lots of great HR people too

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A Newspaper Story on Recruiting I'd Like to Read.

True Faith HR

A story I''d like to read in the near future : Southern California real estate agents recruiters are using reconnaissance and back-channel networks to find houses applicants that haven''t yet hit the market. Some even offer bizarre gifts.

Clarify: Beware Those "Top 10 Jobs" Lists

The Bamboo Project Blog

The other day, a friend shared with me one of those infographics that talks about "demand jobs"--in this case, it''s jobs that require little work experience. This is what it looks like.

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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.

3 Reasons Why You Need to Update Your Employee Handbook


Mark Twain said “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter – ‘tis the difference between the lightning- bug and the lightning.”. In business, the difference between the almost right word and the right word can mean a lawsuit or a boycott.

#DebateHR: HR Raging Debates - please comment! ~ HR to HR 2.0.

Strategic HCM

Talent shortage - "In most businesses it's the team & community which provide performance, not just individuals." " Managing generations - "What we really need to do is to treat each individual, not just each generation

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Student Reflections on the #SHRM13 Expo Hall Experience

True Faith HR

One of the unique aspects of our school is that they have allowed me to create a course where students can attend the SHRM Annual Conference for course credit. Given the immersion into HR over four and a half days, 19 sessions, and the expo hall, students garner a much broader view of the HR profession than they would get in the classroom.

My Summer Internship: #dailylife


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. It’s Tuesday morning. My alarm goes off at 6:15 because today I have to be at […]. SuccessFactors Careers careers intern internship life at successfactors luv work again SuccessFactors

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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.

Gov. Perry Signs Drug Screening Legislation


Excerpted from Gov. Rick Perry today signed Senate Bill 21, which will require mandatory drug screening as a condition for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits by certain individuals. The governor was joined by bill author Sen. Tommy Williams and Lt. David Dewhurst for the signing ceremony.

The Elements of Being Organizationally Human


[ New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.]. Humanize” is becoming a popular term to use these days when talking about corporate cultures. I think it will be sticky.

A Career in HR? The Cynical Girl (@lruettimann) and I Discuss

True Faith HR

Laurie Ruettimann and I love Human Resources in very different ways. She is a consultant and disaffected practitioner. I am a professor. We have very different messages for our chosen profession. Here is a letter Laurie received from a graduate student at an elite university. We wanted to apply different perspectives and respond to this young gentleman directly. Dear Laurie, I just read your article “ A Letter to the #shrmstudent Conference Attendees ” and I must admit I am a little surprised.

Dealing with the Challenge of Works Councils

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Derek Jones, HR Director, BT. Derek Jones began his professional career as a research scientist before moving into HR in his mid-twenties. He subsequently held a number of positions with Nortel, ending as the company’s director of employee relations in EMEA. After a spell as an independent consultant he joined BT where he is currently HR Director, Middle and Eastern Europe.

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.