Sat.Nov 23, 2013 - Fri.Nov 29, 2013

4 Trends That Are Transforming Performance Management and Organizational Learning

Reviewsnap

At its core, performance management is all about giving our people the information, resources and guidance they need to achieve specific goals. Sounds simple enough. Of course, the devil is in the details. One reason performance management is so challenging—the business world isn’t static.

Gratitude

NoExcusesHR

"In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer I''m wrapping up one of the most hectic years of my professional life.

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10 Building Blocks: What is Your Deeper Why of Employee Engagement?

David Zinger

The why of working. Here are four stories that influenced my movement into employee engagement: My father, a railway executive, became cynical and frustrated with his work. It literally drove him to drink and as a child I would listen to his workplace stories of being thwarted and stymied.

CIPD / IASB - HR and Financial Reporting: Why the Value of Talent CAN'T appear on the Balance Sheet!

Strategic HCM

One of the things the CIPD Valuing Your Talent report suggests is that the onus is now on the IASB to explain why the value of human resources cannot appear on the balance sheet as an asset in its right, rather than just as a cost on the P&L.

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.

The First Thing You Think of This Thanksgiving

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 :00am. The First Thing You Think of This Thanksgiving By Kevin Grossman. It certainly won’t be the first thing you think of while you’re at the kitchen counter or the dining room table carving the turkey this Thanksgiving. Read More » read more

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Deciphering 39 Powerful Lessons from an Employee Engagement Textbook

David Zinger

39 Lessons from Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice (Part 1 of 5). Reading time: 4 minutes. Routledge publishing released a new employee engagement textbook, Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice edited by Catherine Truss, Rick Delbridge, Kerstin Alfes, Amanda Shantz and Emma Soane.

State of RPO

Cielo HR Leader

Thanksgiving, a national holiday primarily celebrated in the U.S. and Canada as a day of “giving thanks” for the blessings of the harvest, the year that was and the year ahead.

AccountSight manual invoicing enhances project billing efficiency

AccountSight

Blog about manual invoice features offered by AccountSight online invoicing software that enable users to register unscheduled irregular costs easily

Driving Success with LinkedIn as a Small or Mid-Sized Company | Talent Connect Vegas 2013 [video]

Unbridled Talent

Recently, I had the honor of moderating a panel discussion at LinkedIn’s Talent Connect Vegas 2013 Conference on the topic of “Driving Success with LinkedIn as a Small or Mid-Sized Company” The esteemed panelists I had the pleasure of working with included: Angie McDonald – Vice President of Human Resources, Realogy Holdings Group. M.T. Ray – Senior Director of Global Recruiting, ExactTarget. Arnaud Kermouche – Manager of Talent Acquisition, Uni-Select, Inc. The following video is from our session (some subscribers may need to click here to view) and I’ve also summarized some key points from the session below the video and the time increments for each question/response. Whether you’re using LinkedIn for recruiting, employer branding or employee engagement via a free account or using paid LinkedIn Talent Solutions , I promise you’ll find the experiences, tips and suggestions shared by these successful Talent Acquisition leaders helpful! 00:00 – 07:00 Introductions. 07:01 – 13:40 Describe the evolution of LinkedIn’s role in your Talent Strategy and how it’s grown over time. ExactTarget – Today, 95% of ET employees are on LinkedIn and over 50% of openings are filled by employee referrals. Uni-Select – LinkedIn is now a cornerstone in the employer brand strategy and is used to increase visibility. Realogy – Started small and had to demonstrate ROI to be able to invest more in LinkedIn. Now use LinkedIn to find candidates and fill jobs domestically and internationally. 13:41 – 22:04 How did you get your leadership to buy-in and invest in LinkedIn? Uni-Select – Worked with LinkedIn to understand candidates, to listen to them and improve communications. Realogy – Filled key positions in the UK and Hong Kong that would have previously been filled by outside agencies. ExactTarget – Showed significant dollar savings in agency fees and was able to invest more in an internal sourcing team. 22:05 – 29:43 How has using LinkedIn impacted your talent acquisition efforts? Uni-Select – Able to attract and hire for C-level and VP positions directly. ExactTarget – Have basically stopped using agencies domestically and have had success with some international hires. Realogy – Use LinkedIn as a strategic tool to make business proposals and present data to inform hiring managers. 29:44 – 33:22 How much of a component is LinkedIn in your Talent Acquisition strategy? ExactTarget – At least 50%. Able to target passive talent, get employee referrals and use it for employer branding. Realogy – LinkedIn is part of a diverse talent acquisition strategy. Uni-Select – LinkedIn is third highest source of applicants. 33:23 – 37:13 What does the future hold for your Talent Acquisition efforts? Realogy – Understand how to utilize mobile and also how to work more closely with hiring managers. ExactTarget – Social recruiting in general – not just LinkedIn, but also Twitter, Instagram and other social sites. Uni-Select – A recruiting video and communicating more effectively with employees so they can be Ambassadors for the company on LinkedIn. 37:14 – 41:30 How are you engaging your employees to recruit the talent you need? Uni-Select – Uses lunch and learn sessions. ExactTarget – Partnering with hiring managers and teaching them how to use LinkedIn to share jobs. Realogy – Provides tips on how employees can improve their Profile and how franchisors can improve their Pages to get more followers and attract people to the company. 42:00 – 53:00 Audience Q&A. More great tips and info from the panelists and audience members on getting the most out of LinkedIn, getting started with a LinkedIn strategy, proving ROI and dealing with push-back from Marketing or other departments who aren’t supportive of developing an employer brand. 53:01 – 53:16 Thanks and goodbye! Thanks to LinkedIn for once again providing a great learning and connecting experience at their annual conference! It’s never too early to register for Talent Connect 2014 in San Francisco October 20 – 22, 2014! —–. Unbridled Talent LLC is a consulting and advisory firm providing services to clients in the areas of leadership development, executive communication skills and talent strategy. Jennifer McClure offers keynotes, workshops and training that inspire and teach business leaders to be more effective in their careers and as leaders of their organization’s most valuable resource – people. Contact us to schedule an event or to discuss our strategic consulting and advisory services. Blog LinkedIn Recruiting Social Recruiting LinkedIn For Recruiting LinkedIn Talent Connect Vegas 2013 LinkedIn Tips

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!

CIPD - Valuing Your Talent

Strategic HCM

There’s also more I disagree with in the CIPD’s attempt to re-establish Accounting for People through a project called Valuing Your Talent and which was launched with another research report at the CIPD conference.

Learn to Say "No" and Preserve Your Sanity

45 Things

The holidays are right around and the corner, year-end reports are due, co-workers are asking you to cover for them on vacation and the boss wants everything done yesterday. It''s no wonder you may be feeling a bit stressed.

10 Easy Ways to Sabotage Your Payroll Process

Insperity

Running a business means managing a ton of moving parts; payroll is just one of them. With so much going on, even within the payroll process itself, it’s easy for business owners to slip up. Not paying your employees or satisfying your governmental obligations, however, is not an option. Keep an eye out for these payroll faux pas: 1. Missing tax deposits and filing deadlines. People are busy; they’re running a business and trying to grow it.

Good Reads for Women (Week of 11/25/13)

Inpower Coaching

Here are the top shares of the week, along a good links we caught this week that we think make good reads for women! Enjoy and feel free to post other links we should explore in comments below. InPower Editors. Most Shared of the Week. A Conversation with Deb Spar – Wonder Woman, Sex, Power and the Quest for Perfection – 85 Broads. What Women Aren’t Doing – But Should Be – To Get Ahead (Part 1) – Smartblog on Leadership.

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.

CIPD - Talent analytics and big data

Strategic HCM

In my last post I argued that the CIPD has got things wrong in arguing for the focus on analytics in their new framework. Well I disagreed with this top-level focus, and I disagree with the detail in their new research report, ‘ Talent analytics and big data - the challenge for HR ’ as well.

AccountSight online timesheet software

AccountSight

Blog about online time tracking features and functionality offered by AccountSight timesheet software that help users to experience flawless time tracking

Move from HR to General Management: Simple Step or Blind Leap?

Cielo HR Leader

hought Leadership Discussion: Babita Kumar, CEO for UK and Ireland, Acubiz. While the incidence of accountants, engineers, management consultants and the like making it to the top of corporations is high, the number of HR professionals taking the CEO slot remains decidedly low. So what is holding them back? A lack of ambition, a lack of opportunity caused by a ‘closed shop,’ or perhaps even an inability to talk the real language of business?

5 Strategies to Find a New Job while you’re Still Employed

Turning the Corner

By Kendra Prospero. CEO, Turning the Corner, LLC. Tips to Look for a Job While Still Working. If you have the best job in the world, your company is growing at breakneck speed or there is no danger of downsizing then this article is probably not for you.

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.

[Q&A] Managing Talent at the Speed of Change

DDI

The presenters of DDI's webinar "Managing Talent at the Speed of Change: How You Can Win in a VUCA World" answer participant questions

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AccountSight online timesheet software

AccountSight

Blog about online time tracking features and functionality offered by AccountSight timesheet software that help users to experience flawless time tracking

Stop Wasting Time on HR Reporting

SuccessFactors

By Shawn Price, President of SuccessFactors (Originally posted on SAP Business Trends) I don’t know any leader who believes that spending time creating reports that are instantly out of date drives business results. Yet a recent survey shows that organizations are wasting an average of 17 hours every week — that’s more than two […]. Workforce Analytics & Planning workforce analytics

Managing Aggression in a Team – A Short Tale

QAspire

The cricket coach had some wise words for his team. This team was reeling under pressure to perform and was marred by penalties imposed on key players due to their overly aggressive behavior on the field. Coach knew that some course correction was required.

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.

[Q&A] Managing Talent at the Speed of Change

DDI

The presenters of DDI's webinar "Managing Talent at the Speed of Change: How You Can Win in a VUCA World" answer participant questions

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AccountSight manual invoicing enhances project billing efficiency

AccountSight

Blog about manual invoice features offered by AccountSight online invoicing software that enable users to register unscheduled irregular costs easily