Sat.Sep 28, 2013 - Fri.Oct 04, 2013

Ranting Against Employee Engagement Evangelists

David Zinger

Be Small. Do Good Work. That is Enough. Recently, I have noticed more experts referring to themselves, or having other refer to them as evangelists.

How to Get What You Want at Work

45 Things

Have you ever tried to change a co-worker''s mind and failed miserably? Not only is it frustrating, it also may hurt your career. You may not be able to achieve your goals if the person remains entrenched in a position that keeps you from moving forward.

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What Animates Me

Working Girl

My kids love the movie Despicable Me , even my two year old, who recently demanded his own minion. To be honest, I wasn''t all that crazy about the movie when I finally got around to watching it. But Despicable Me 2 is a whole ''nother story because. apparently, I''m in it!!

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Could games be the key to engagement?


One of the most fascinating lectures I’ve seen recently is this 12-minute speech by Ali Carr-Chellman, in which she explains how the modern education system is doing a disservice to boys.

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.

9 Years in Social Media: Expanding my Mind and Shrinking my World

David Zinger

Social media has shrunk my mind and expended my world. Today marks my ninth anniversary in social media.

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Experience the Magic of Peoplefluent Mirror Solutions at HR Tech


Thursday, October 3, 2013 :00am. Experience the Magic of Peoplefluent Mirror Solutions at HR Tech By Kevin Grossman. Now that was exciting!

The Biggest Onboarding Mistake You Might Already Be Making


By Steve Hurn, Vice President and General Manager EMEA Hiring the right people from a shrinking talent pool is hard enough, not to mention the time and expense required for a successful outcome. Most people think this is the toughest part of expanding their workforce. But there are a myriad of hidden hazards in […]. EMEA Onboarding

Employee Engagement: Why Good Work is so Important in Emergencies

David Zinger

Strong Employee Engagement Equation = Small steps + Good work. Alan Kearns at Career Joy wrote a wonderful piece about Captain Jim Andrews who was the first emergency reponder on the scene at the terrible crash between the train and the bus in Ottawa.

Inspiring Employee Success: ACE 2013 Day 1


A chievers Customer Experience 2013 kicked off yesterday with inspiring stories and insight of engagement, innovation, and success!

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.

Your World of Work Stars Well Kept


Wednesday, October 2, 2013 :00am. Your World of Work Stars Well Kept By Kevin Grossman. It’s been a bugaboo of business for decades.

5 Things Not to Miss at SuccessConnect 2013


SuccessConnect 2013 is just a few weeks away – are you ready? Here are five things you don’t want to miss: What are you most looking forward to? See you in Las Vegas! Social Media HR Week successconnect SuccessConnect2013

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The Obsession That Is Killing HR


I have a big idea. If it gets a little traction it might change how human resources work is done in the future. It''s not a new concept, but I believe the time is right for someone, particularly in Healthcare HR to speak to this opportunity. Ideas are meant to solve problems, and my friends I see significant problems in the Healthcare HR space. I see it in my own career path, and I see an abundance of time and energy being wasted everyday on this problem.

8 Tips to Increase Physician Recruiting Success

Hospital Recruiting

Get More Candidates. It sounds simple, right? In-house physician recruiters should always be looking for new ways to source candidates. At the beginning stages of a recruitment effort, you’ll likely need a good quantity of candidates in order to find the right fit and quality that you need.

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!

Read the Year Without Pants by Scott Berkun

David Zinger

Scott Berkun wrote a wonderful book chronicling a year working at WORDPRESS.COM. As a long time WORDPRESS user I was intrigued by his outline of the organization. I encourage you to read it. I like the red cover with just a pair of briefs.

Finding Your Potential – Pushing to Your Edge


[ Pushing to Your Edge – New post from Chad Truby – VP Business Development. You can read more about him on our Leadership page.]. What is your Potential? How do you find your full potential? Can you? I think so – with help. Let me explain.

Is Pushing Social Media A Good Idea?


Over the last three and a half years I''ve integrated social media into my personal and professional lives. I am a very social person, so imagine the perfect fit for me when twitter, facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and many other tools suddenly were important tools my business as a human resources leader. Quite frankly, I''m not sure how anyone can be truly effective in HR if they are not using these tools for business.

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Predictive HCM: Shape the Realities of Tomorrow


By Shawn Price, President of SuccessFactors (Originally posted on Wired Insights) Over the past few years, there has been a lot of contemplation about the need for state-of-the-art human capital management (HCM) in today’s rapidly changing world of work and what that looks like. In the world of business and especially in HCM, tomorrow is […]. Thought Leadership future of business HCM successconnect workforce analytics

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.

Legendary companies have one thing in common: they’re winners


Workplace woes are plaguing HR executives. Turnover is high, employees are disengaged, and the pressure to remain agile and drive explosive business revenue won’t subside anytime soon. What are you going to do? It may be no surprise that perception goes a long way—especially with your future candidates. To recruit the best and brightest talent, your employer brand must be top notch.

What to Do When Your Business Gets Too Big for Seasonal Staff


When somebody mentions seasonal employment, you might think of things like ski resorts, golf courses and swimming pools. Small and medium-sized businesses of all kinds, however, bring on additional staff during their peak periods of the year – and not always because of the weather. But what happens when a growing company’s short-term surges start bleeding into the rest of the calendar year? And when is the right time to make the switch to more permanent positions? Stick to the numbers.

How to Break 5 Soul-Sucking Technology Habits

Thrive Global

Nir’s Note: In this last in a series of guest posts on the topic of technology habits, Jason Shah shares practical tips he used to regain control over his devices and break bad habits. Jason is a Product Manager at Yammer and blogs about user experience and technology at

Strategies for Success: Developing the 21st Century Workforce


By Nicole Saunders, Product Marketing Manager (Originally posted on SAP Community Network) There’s no denying it: the demographics of the talent pool are shifting and the demands of both the workforce and the workplace are changing with it in a way the world has never experienced before. In these competitive and unstable economic times, […]. Events Succession Talent Management events Succession Planning

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.

Ask Achievers: How can I capture employees’ bright ideas?


In this week’s Ask A chievers, Dwayne Walker, CPA, CA, shares best practices for encouraging employee-inspired organizational improvements. Dwayne is the VP of finance at A chievers and loves the thrill, excitement, and dedication required to take a dynamic, growing company to the next level. Dear A chievers, Our team is full of talented individuals with stellar ideas for improving the business, but we haven’t been able to gather them in any organized way.

Sports, Life and Leadership: A Game and a Few Lessons


When it comes to playing table tennis (ping pong), I like hitting hard smacks. But in this particular game, the opponents were playing defensively. The first few times I tried smacking the ball, I lost the points. Just then, my doubles partner whispered something in my ears, “Reciprocate your game.


A Snapshot of Workforce Analytics Coverage in Events and Webinars


By Kouros Behzad, Director, HR Solutions (Originally posted on SAP Community Network) There is always a lot happening at SuccessFactors in terms of webinars, seminars and events and you can follow the SuccessFactors calendar of events for the latest. The next couple of months are especially full of activities around workforce analytics and planning… […]. Events Workforce Analytics & Planning events workforce planning