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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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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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.

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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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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#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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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.

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

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.

Online Learner Feedback to Courses


By Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer Flight: New York to San Francisco In our LMS, learners have the ability to rate and post comments about all the courses they complete. This rating shows up as a score next to the course, for example, four stars out of five and comments like, “This course ROCKS!” or, […]. Jenny''s Travels Learning learning learning tips lms

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.

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.

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

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.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.