Sat.Sep 27, 2014 - Fri.Oct 03, 2014

Pump Up Your Change Management Competencies

China Gorman

IBM recently released an executive report: “Making change work… while the work keeps changing – How change architects lead and manage organizational change.” The report, based on data from their latest “Making Change Work Study” seems a very pertinent one for the times.

The 5 Cs of Grateful Leaders: Concluding Thoughts and Next Steps

ATD Human Capital

Appreciation, praise, and acknowledgment are a sure way to have your people become and stay engaged, and for you to retain your top talent. In this final installment on grateful leadership, Judy Umlas reviews the 5 Cs and outlines six steps for putting them into action.


How Your Recruiting Process is Hurting Your Organization


Professional sports teams like those in the NFL, the MLB or the NBA have what is known as a “Draft Day.” ” Every team is allotted the opportunity to select players they deem to be the best fit. Some teams make good decisions; others do not. Businesses operate in a similar fashion.

Five keys to EVP success

Allegis Global Solutions

Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is vital for successful talent management and acquisition. In essence, your organization''s EVP is everything that makes it an attractive place to work, in which staff feel they receive rewards for doing their best. At the end of the day, it is a business''s people that decide its success and a strong and effective EVP is essential if you are going to get the most out of them

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

4 Steps To Creating A SMART Goal


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Am I Creating a Positive Applicant Experience?


HR teams are understandably concerned with filling positions quickly while finding the best candidates possible. Delivering a positive applicant experience is a proven way to achieve these goals, as well as to reinforce the organization’s overall brand and create goodwill.

Creating Service Anniversaries That Inspire Everyone


I am so excited today, to tell you that we have officially launched our newest product innovation: Service Timelines ™. Check it out in the video, below: (Click here if you can’t see the video.). This video, more eloquently than I ever could, really gets to the emotional heart of Service Timelines—because that is really what it is, an emotional heart. This is an actual video of an actual service anniversary that our own head of HR recently experienced.

Are your Organization’s Employee Communications stuck in the ’90s?


Remember those employee training videotapes that were popular in the 1990s? The word “cheesy” might come to mind. Or what about the clunky cell phones, or the super-skinny ones with small screens and limited capabilities?

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The 5 Cs of Grateful Leaders: Concluding Thoughts and Next Steps

ATD Human Capital

Appreciation, praise, and acknowledgment are a sure way to have your people become and stay engaged, and for you to retain your top talent. In this final installment on grateful leadership, Judy Umlas reviews the 5 Cs and outlines six steps for putting them into action.


Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

How Can I Update (and Optimize) My Job Descriptions?


Job seekers from around the word visit major job sites every day looking for available positions. In fact, an estimated 140 million people visited last month looking for employment opportunities.

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Quality or quantity - what does your employer brand attract?

Allegis Global Solutions

An effective employer brand needs to attract the right candidates for your organisation

Better Recruiting Metrics Lead to Better Talent Analytics


Monday, September 29, 2014 :00am. Better Recruiting Metrics Lead to Better Talent Analytics By Meghan Biro. Today’s guest blog post is from Meghan Biro, CEO of TalentCulture Consulting Group.].

Leaders Behind the Leaders: Part Two

ATD Human Capital

Top leadership thinkers reflect on leaders whose actions had a lasting impact on them. Click here to read full version


Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

It’s Not Just Millennials Who Desire Meaningful Work


Articles about “meaningful work”—and what that phrase means—are cropping up everywhere. Here’s a small sampling: · “ 4 Tips To Help Millennials Find Meaningful Work ,” from Fast Company , tells employers point blank that Millennials “aren’t motivated by money.”

So you've realigned your company values - now what?

Allegis Global Solutions

Strong company values and employee engagement go hand in hand

Namely Ranked Among Top Payroll Software User Interfaces


Brian Westfall is a Market Research Associate with Software Advice, the organization helping buyers choose the right software for their needs. Brian covers the human resources (HR) market, focusing primarily on payroll, learning management systems and video interviewing software.

Death Knell for the Merit Matrix?

Compensation Force

Bill Kutik hates the merit matrix and I suspect he is not alone. The merit matrix is not dead -- not yet, with recent WorldatWork research confirming that about three-quarters of surveyed member organizations (which tend to be larger, more well-established employers) have a merit matrix in place.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

You Can Count on Communication: 10 Tips To Communicate Better With Staff

Quantum Workplace

Quite often, success in engaging with employees can come down to something as simple as communication. No matter what bright idea an HR department has for building better relationships with its staff, if effective communication isn’t there then the idea is much less likely to take off. Quantum Workplace’s report on 2014 Employee Engagement Read more. Employee Engagement

An Oasis in the Desert !!

Everyday People

As I sit to type my weekly post, I am overlooking a beautiful mountain range that encircles the Las Vegas strip. It’s my first time to visit Vegas, and I find it to be an incredibly intriguing human experiment !! That will be for a later post to be sure.).



Written by Kevin Watson - Director of Business Development with EDSI Consulting "What are 94.5 and 101.49?" " That’s right, after the 3.1 inches of snow that fell in Mid-April at Detroit Metro Airport, the 2013-2014 winter has officially been crowned champ! & The 94.8 inches of snow that have fallen this season in Metro Detroit make it the snowiest winter on record, eclipsing the previous record of 93.6 inches that stood for over 130 years.

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Skillsoft Acquisition of SumTotal: Corporate Training Market Disruption?

Bersin with Deloitte

A bang just went off in the corporate training and HR market. One of the largest training content companies (Skillsoft) just finalized the acquisition of one of the largest learning platform companies (SumTotal Systems). In some ways this is like the makers of peanut butter and jelly buying the bakers of bread. The whole "sandwich" […]. Learning Evaluation Learning Providers Learning Solutions Talent & PM Providers

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

The contingent workforce is here to stay

Allegis Global Solutions

The rise of the contingent worker is no passing fad


Social Sourcing: Dive Into New Talent Pools

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

By Janie Smith - Originally posted on HC Online. As an HR professional, it’s one thing to promote your organisation to an existing “customer base” of potential job candidates – but how do you go about attracting a whole new base?

How to manage your staff from Ipanema Beach


Did you see that James Bond movie, Tomorrow Never Dies, several years ago? It came out in 1997 and the villain, a megalomaniacal global media baron, was played by Jonathan Pryce. His Manhattan office was a 1997 fantasy of what remote team management was all about – a high-tech media wall used for videoconferencing, computing, and television, all controlled from his telephone headset and a wireless keyboard strapped to him like a marching band drum. Scenes showed him barking orders.

It’s All About the Candidate Experience

Bersin with Deloitte

The last two weeks have been all about the candidate experience for me. On Friday, September 19th, I had the pleasure of attending the first-ever Candidate Experience Symposium, organized by the Talent Board, with sponsors from the talent acquisition solution provider industry. They announced the 62 US winners of the North American Candidate Experience Awards […]. Hiring & Onboarding Human Resources Sourcing & Recruiting Talent Acquisition Strategy Tools & Technology

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.