Sat.Apr 12, 2014 - Fri.Apr 18, 2014

Employee Learning and Training—No Retreat, No Surrender!


How much do employers spend on learning and training? According to the American Society of Training and Development’s 2013 State of the Industry Report , U.S. organizations spent more than $164 billion on employee learning in 2012. (In

Aspire 2014: The Future of the Workplace


The future of the workplace is based on facts: The modern workforce is fundamentally different and the shifts we’re all witnessing are seismic. Employees expect more out of their workplaces. Customers expect far more out of your employees.

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Workday Co-CEO Aneel Bhusri Discusses Commitment and Growth at Workday Rising Europe


Our first Workday Rising Europe exceeded our expectations, and we’re still hearing from customers about the value they received and what they’d like to see next year. The conference packed in plenty of insights, news, and updates.

Employee Satisfaction Can Make or Break a Career


Monday, April 14, 2014 :00am. Employee Satisfaction Can Make or Break a Career By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.]. Employee dissatisfaction is getting wildly out of hand.

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!

Wiley Acquires CrossKnowledge: New Player in Corporate Learning

Bersin with Deloitte

Most of us know John Wiley and Sons. as a book publisher. The company published two of my books (through the well known Pfeiffer imprint) and most HR and L&D professionals run into the company at trade shows and industry events promoting new books, authors, and a tools for HR and corporate learning. Well surprise: […]. Learning Providers Learning Solutions

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Employee Engagement Definition: A focus on “with others”

David Zinger

Employee engagement is not a solo endeavor. Reading time 42 seconds). I loved reading Kate Nasser’s deeper look at my employee engagement definition of: “good work, done well, with others , every day.” ” Thank you Kate.

Video Interviewing: The Other Side of the Lens


Wednesday, April 16, 2014 :00am. Video Interviewing: The Other Side of the Lens By Kevin Grossman. Since its emergence in the recruiting space, video interviewing has spurred a great deal of debate and stirred up strong feelings from supporters and critics alike. Read More » read more

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Is Saba Coming Back?

Bersin with Deloitte

Saba Software, the pioneer of the enterprise LMS business (yes, they really did define this market), seems to be coming back. I had the opportunity to attend the 2014 user conference and things feel different. I've been following Saba for more than 14 years now (I used client/server version – Saba 3.0), and the company […]. Learning Providers

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What Do You Mean I'm A Brand


I never imagined the concept of "brand" would apply to me. Brands are big things like BMW or Rolex or Calgon. I''m just a regular person, not bath soap. But somewhere between joining twitter and writing lots of blog posts, something happened. It''s odd to think about really.

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.

David Zinger’s 1500 Blog Posts on Employee Engagement (eBook)

David Zinger

Everything you always wanted to know about employee engagement but were afraid to ask. Here is an eBook listing all the posts I have written on employee engagement. If you open the eBook in your browser you can click on any title and it will take you right to the post.

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6 Things Which Will Improve Your Peer Level Relationships.


Natural competition between work groups, driven by narrowly focused departmental goals and strengthened by reward systems that promote silos, make it tough for employees to develop good peer level relationships. Career coaches and veteran CEOs alike understand and constantly stress on the importance of managing peer level relationships at work. In fact, this is one […].

11 Reasons Candidates Don’t Want to Work for You

The HR Minion

This past month a great Slideshare was being passed around online, “Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I will Never Hire You” by Mark O’Toole. As an HR pro who’s done her fair share of hiring, I loved it. Sure, none of the information is anything you haven’t heard before but it did a great job of putting it in an interesting, straight forward manner that hopefully will resonate with the intended audience.

I Am the Option


There are very few issues that I can''t process a bit before responding. I may have a strong reaction on the inside, but I try not to let it show on the least not right away.

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.

What’s the Common Good?

Future of Work

Several hundred years ago most villages had at their center a “commons” – an area of public land that served as not only a meeting place (the “public square”) but often as also grazing land for the villagers’ cows, sheep, and other animals. It was a shared space that offered food and protection for individuals who were members of the community. Ownership of the Commons was shared by everyone who lived in the village.

The Ultimate Check-List: 8 Manager Essentials


Your employees are your biggest and most important asset. When you think about where you’re investing efforts to keep employees engaged, aligned and recognized, what comes to mind? Cash bonuses? Celebrating their tenure? Perhaps it’s a fruitcake on their birthday.

Three Steps to Boost Employee Engagement


By Susan Galer, Communications Director at SAP. Originally posted on SAP Community Network) A few weeks ago at the 11th annual SAPInsider Human Resource (HR) 2014 Conference, I had the opportunity to speak with several HR experts on how high-performing companies are changing employee engagement with dramatic results. Here are highlights from our conversations. Address the leadership challenge – […].

The No. 1 Cause of Voluntary Turnover

Cielo HR Leader

The research is in—professionals, employees and job seekers are unhappy. Well, that’s certainly the case if you believe StaffBay’s survey of 15,000 employed professionals. According to the study, 87.2% of employees hope to leave their jobs in 2014. When asked why, 52.6%

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.

How to Get the Best Employees to Stick Around

45 Things

Get ready to say good-bye to some of your best talent this year. According to new RainmakerThinking research, employees are unhappier than ever and Founder Bruce Tulgan believes that it could lead to a “sudden spike” in turnover as the job market improves. In the words of Scooby Doo: Ruh-roh.

Three Special Events

Future of Work

There are three important professional events occurring in the next couple of months that you should pay attention to. Here’s a quick overview of each of them, with links where you can find more information and register to attend them. WorkTech14-New York (May 15). This one-day event sponsored by Unwired is one of about 20 similar gatherings that will take place in major cities all over the world in 2014.

Motivate Your Staff to Boost Your Bottom Line


Your team is excellent. But how do you help them make the most of their day? By allowing a few perks and promoting a positive atmosphere you can keep them motivated without breaking the bank. Here are some ideas to give your workforce a boost. Empower employees. Employees want to be engaged in the process. Entrusting them to be responsible for their work and reach company goals can go a long way toward motivating them.

Indispensable Traits of a Collaborative Leader: Part 2


“It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” — Charles Darwin.

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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.

11 Reasons Candidates Don’t Want to Work for You

The HR Minion

This past month a great Slideshare was being passed around online, “Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I will Never Hire You” by Mark O’Toole. As an HR pro who’s done her fair share of hiring, I loved it. Sure, none of the information is anything you haven’t heard before but it did a great job of putting it in an interesting, straight forward manner that hopefully will resonate with the intended audience.

Can Leaders Give Employees Meaning at Work? 3 key ways leaders can make a difference.


It’s no secret that Millennials are having a major impact on how organizations attract talent, structure work, and retain top employees. One of the most commonly mentioned characteristics of Millennials is that they seek meaning in their work.

Completing Form I-9 for Remote Hires


Employers may designate an authorized representative to fill out Forms I-9 on behalf of their company, including personnel officers, foremen, agents or notary public. The Department of Homeland Security does not require the authorized representative to have specific agreements or other documentation for Form I-9 purposes.

Automatic Disqualification of Applicants Prohibited


Four background check companies signed agreements in New York State to avoid illegal hiring practices, the New York State Attorney General''s Office announced. The deals prohibit the agencies from automatically disqualifying applicants with criminal records, according to the Attorney General''s Office. The deals also call for the agencies to defer hiring decisions to employers, who must conduct an individualized consideration of candidates in accordance with New York law.

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.