Sat.Feb 16, 2013 - Fri.Feb 22, 2013

Connect Learning Back to the Job


With the Internet, it’s never been more obvious that the skills you learn in school could drastically change over the years of your professional career. The Internet (as we know it) didn’t exist prior to 1991, yet graduating college students are incredibly savvy about SEO and mobile connectivity.

Choosing a Pediatrician Should Be Like Choosing an Employee, Shouldn't It?

True Faith HR

So, my wife and I are expecting twins in the next couple of months. Anxious times. Of the hundreds of decisions that we are making, one is the choice of the pediatrician taking care of our children. Choosing one shouldn''t be any different than choosing an employee, right?

Diversity Is More Than A Talking Point


HR spends a lot of time ( or at least should spend a lot of time ) discussing diversity. This happens in part because we''re supposed to, in part because it makes good business sense.but mostly HR should be talking about diversity because it is the right thing to do.

“Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.”


Sometimes a new thought or a new idea is all you need to make a lasting change. You can wake up one day and decide to make your entire life change. If you are new to exercise or you dropped it for a while and you want to get back to doing it, the best […]. Stress Management Work Life Balance Be Happy Chris Freytag Healthy work life Healthy work life balance NBC Work-Life Balance

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.

Want to be a better manager? Stop watching the clock.


Managing is a tough gig. 19 million Americans plan to leave their jobs in 2013 , at an estimated turnover cost of $3 billion, and many of them will cite their managers as the cause. Meanwhile, the pressure is on for managers to transform into coaches who inspire, retain, and promote top talent.

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Determined to Fail.and Win


I''ve been trying a bunch of social media strategies. If you were to ask my team how things are going, they would more than likely respond by saying ".with with which approach? it feels like we have a new one every week!"

Employee Engagement: 13 Employee Engagement Heartbreaks

David Zinger

Cleaning out 13 clogged arteries in employee engagement. Umair Hague wrote an intriguing post on the Harvard Business Review blog entitled: How to Have a Year That Matters. He offered a number of provocative questions, including: Why are you here? What do you want? Who’s on your side? What’s it worth? The question that caused me to pause was, what breaks your heart? Hague stated: Follow your passion, we’re often told. But how do you find your passion?

Knowledge is Power: 4 Ways to Integrate Your Learning Management System


Wednesday, February 20, 2013 :00am. Knowledge is Power: 4 Ways to Integrate Your Learning Management System By Greg Belkin. What are the most critical topics in human capital management that should be on your radar in 2013? Topic #3: Integrating Learning Management.

Why Some Employees Love Their Jobs More Than Others

45 Things

Thoughts of love are in the air around Valentine’s Day, but Cupid’s arrow may be absent from many workplaces this year as employees feel anything but gaga over their jobs or employers.

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.

Talking about my generation: Engaging millennials in the workplace


Millennials are stressed but optimistic, a new study from the American Psychological Association says. As a millennial myself, this isn’t really news. And I don’t say that because I’m part of the self-centered generation that has convinced itself we are the most important segment of the population.

#LT13UK: Learning in the UK - and my own support

Strategic HCM

I''ve previously posted on my first couple of sessions at Learning Technologies this year but never got as far as the afternoon sessions.

3 Reasons Why Workforce Compliance Needs To Be a Priority in 2013


Thursday, February 21, 2013 :00am. 3 Reasons Why Workforce Compliance Needs To Be a Priority in 2013 By Julia Mendez. What are the most critical topics in human capital management that should be on your radar in 2013? Topic #4: Workforce Compliance.

Grill Your Way to Network Success

45 Things

I once lived next door to an engineer and it was nearly three years after I moved in before he said hello. That's why I think the latest story I did for Gannett/USA Today provides so many great lessons.

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.

Employee engagement: Don’t be blind to what you already do!

David Zinger

Overcome Your Organization’s Employee Engagement Metaphoric Disconnect. I am honored to work with so many fine companies and organizations on engagement. To create a strong approach to engagement we must not use a cookie cutter or off the shelf approach to engagement. I have talked with 5 clients already in 2013 about the disconnect between what they offer their customers and clients and how they engage their employees.

Women And Men Working Together = More Sustainable & Successful Work Environments

Inpower Coaching

Want to sustain outstanding results in business? Then leadership must build a culture and environment where both women and men will thrive. The demand is right around the corner and the Millennials will expect it for young men are used to working with women as equals. Today’s college graduation population is 60% female, and business schools are about 40%. In addition, these women are earning higher grades, so how can you attract and retain this great field of talent?

Ask Amelia: How do you get managers engaged?


Dear Amelia, I know managers play a key role in employees’ engagement, but how do you keep managers engaged? I find one of the best ways to keep your leaders at all levels engaged in your organization is to show them the “what’s in it for me.” So I coach leaders to find connecting points; connect leaders around the organizational goals and connect teams and then individuals into those goals. Then praise, praise, praise! Celebrate milestones as the team approaches those organizational goals.

The Right Fit


By Mark Brandau, Senior Director of Product Marketing I just bought a new coat. I know, I know – “so what, who cares.” But here’s the thing— I really like this coat. It’s actually a 3-in-1, meaning I can wear the shell, or the liner each as a separate jacket, and when they are combined […]. Learning BizX learning management system lms release

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.

In 100 Words: Riding a Bike


Yesterday, I taught my daughter how to ride a bike. It was as good as teaching her how to lead her own life.

Turning Doctors into Managers


How can talent management professionals successfully transition doctors into leadership roles? Read about the medicine-manager balancing act

5 tips to create the one thing your competitors can’t steal


The best part about visiting small towns (like Napa or Martha’s Vineyard) is the fact that they are small. Not all small towns are created equal, but the best ones have happy residents that choose to stay. These towns avoid the mainstream and attract visitors based on originality and personal feel that big cities can’t compete against. The same thing goes for small companies that have developed a unique culture, because it unites employees and inspires them beyond individual responsibilities.

Great Quotes: Making Ideas Happen by Scott Belsky


I just completed reading Scott Belsky’s (Twitter: @scottbelsky ) book “ Making Ideas Happen – Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality ”. It is a fantastic book for those who have great ideas but struggle to give those ideas a life.

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.

In 100 Words: Climbing Molehills Without Sweating


In one of the episodes of American television sitcom “I Love Lucy” Ricky comes home and finds his wife crawling on hands and knees in a determined search for lost earrings. Ricky asks, “You lost your earrings in the living room?”. “No,” No,” Lucy replies. “I

Turning Doctors into Managers


How can talent management professionals successfully transition doctors into leadership roles? Read about the medicine-manager balancing act