Sat.Feb 01, 2014 - Fri.Feb 07, 2014

2013 Turnover Rates by Industry

Compensation Force

Once again and continuing a long tradition here at the Force, I am happy to share the latest turnover rates by industry, provided to us by CompData Surveys.

What Makes Organizational Conversations Effective? Participant Skill or Skillful Design?

Conversation Matters

I have been writing and talking to groups about Collective Sensemaking for some time, and in this post I answer a question I am often asked, "Can any organizational conversation can be effective if participants in the conversation are not skillful communicators?"

Can Performance Reviews Actually Help You Improve Employee Engagement?

Reviewsnap

The simple answer is yes—if you leverage reviews to develop targeted learning plans for your employees.

Is automation going to change the world of work?

Allegis Global Solutions

The 'rise of the machines' has long been a common theme in the science fiction genre. We are all familiar with stories that see humans develop technology that is so advanced it overtakes mankind and becomes bent on world domination. Talent Tools & Technology

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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.

Three Questions for Taking Stock of Your Career

The Bamboo Project Blog

. One of the career books I''ve been reading recently is Business Model You: A One Page Method for Re-Inventing Your Career.

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4 C’s of Collaborative Learning Increases Employee Engagement

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 :00am. 4 C’s of Collaborative Learning Increases Employee Engagement By Sharon Palermo. Collaborative learning is an exceptional way to learn.

Download a List of Over 500 Employee Engagement Videos

David Zinger

Over the past 6 years we have been posting videos that relate to employee engagement on the Employee Engagement Network. We now have over 500 curated videos. There are so many ways you can use these videos, including: Kickoff an engagement effort. Build your team.

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Slaves of Fear

NoExcusesHR

In early 2009 I received my very first LinkedIn connection request. It was from a vendor that continues to be an important strategic partner, and I had absolutely no idea what this strange request was all about. So I ignored it.

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What Should Be In A Book About #HR Technology?

True Faith HR

Yesterday, my good friend Trish McFarlane was lamenting the poor state of HR Technology understanding amongst practitioners Why is #HR technology the weakest area for practitioners? Any ideas #hrevolution ?

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

The State Of Talent And HR In Australia

Bersin with Deloitte

I just returned from a two week trip to Australia where I had the opportunity to visit our Deloitte colleagues and clients in Sydney and Melbourne, and wanted to share some thoughts. The purpose of this trip was to present our 2014 Predictions research, (free Webinar, February 13) discussing the big trends for the coming year […]. Engagement Leadership Strategy Learning Culture Performance Management Talent Strategy

How to Run an Effective Meeting: 4 Ways to Avoid Pointless Meetings

Peoplefluent

Monday, February 3, 2014 :00am. How to Run an Effective Meeting: 4 Ways to Avoid Pointless Meetings By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

Things to Check Before an Employee Goes On Vacation

CakeHR

Long ago, before there were cell phones, during my first real job after college, I was assigned to fill in for a co-worker who was going on vacation. I sat with her and she showed me everything that was going on. She told me she wasn’t going anywhere special, just hosting relatives coming to the big city for their vacation. She told me to call her at home if I had any questions, but only if absolutely necessary.

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Too Far?

NoExcusesHR

"Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go." - T.S. Eliot Today I''m thinking about my impact. Effective? Do I believe my self-talk? Maybe I haven''t really considered the possibilities before me because I haven''t risked going far enough?

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 to Develop More Confidence in Your Creativity

45 Things

Think back to when you were in kindergarten and you’ll probably agree you were a creative kid. Whether it was building a Batmobile from toilet paper rolls or performing a one-act play you wrote with your dog, you displayed creativity freely and abundantly.

The 4 C’s of Collaborative Learning

Peoplefluent

Thursday, February 6, 2014 :00am. The 4 C’s of Collaborative Learning By Sharon Palermo.

Three Words: A Day in the Life Sunday

Lisa Rosendahl

For a few years now, I''ve selected three words to provide focus and guide my decisions over the coming months. The three words that informed my decisions and actions in 2013 were story, flow and tribe.

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At the Heart of Healthcare

Cielo HR Leader

“Maintaining a strong heart is key to a long and healthy life,”. … so explains U.S. President, Barack Obama. February (2014) has been proclaimed American Heart Month, a time we “renew our fight, both as a Nation and in each of our own lives, against the devastating epidemic of heart disease.”.

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.

4 Factors That Could Make or Break Your New Business Idea

Insperity

Launching a new product or service is exciting. But before you jump in with both feet, you need to make sure it’s the right thing to do. Having an idea is one thing; implementing it is another. When taking on a new project, there are four major components you must take into account to help ensure your project will be successful. Managing change. To launch your next big idea, it will require people to change. And change is sometimes scary for your employees to accept.

What Is Skills Management All About?

SuccessFactors

By Steven Venokur, Managing Partner with People Sciences, Inc. and a contributing partner with SuccessFactors (Originally posted on SAP Community Network) This is first in a series on Skills Management. It includes discussions on the establishment of a skills management program, skills assessment process, skills architecture, skills library, best practices, and case studies. Individual skills are […].

Self-directed Learning Puts Experts At Your Fingertips

45 Things

If you ever feel as if the demands of your job and your industry are moving too fast to keep on top and maintain your sanity, you''re not alone. Rapid technology changes, worldwide competition and increasing demands from employers can make even the most confident worker a bit shaky.

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Destroyer of the Universe

NoExcusesHR

It didn''t start out this way. The fear hadn''t set in.communication was open.and most believed the long wait for a strong leader was finally over. The energy and creative ideas seemed to be just what everyone had hoped for. Starting Out The common " honeymoon period " for new leaders is one that the shrewd among us seize upon, and for good reason. The window of opportunity for change is usually the greatest during this transition time.

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.

Letters of Intent Benefit Physicians and Employers

Hospital Recruiting

For physicians , a letter of intent (sometimes referred to as LOI or Offer Letter) is often an interim step in the job search process, between interviewing and accepting a position. A letter of intent is not legally binding but is based on mutual interest and the good faith of both parties involved.

Five Reasons Why You Need Social Learning Today

SuccessFactors

By Dr. Karie Willyerd, Vice President, Learning & Social Adoption, SuccessFactors, an SAP Company If people have been learning for eons, why is there any need to consider a shift in how we offer learning to people at work? Just exactly what is social learning and can it pay off for my organization? Let’s start […]. EMEA Learning learning social enterprise social HR social learning social_media

Why Do Organizations Use Pre-Employment Tests?

Criteria Corp

As an employer trying to make informed hiring decisions, you obviously want to gather as much relevant information on candidates as possible. The problem is that traditional methods of getting to know candidates — resumes and interviews — often don’t yield much real insight. Resumes are notoriously unreliable, and interviews — especially unstructured ones — are subjective and poor predictors of job performance. On the other hand, properly developed (i.e.,

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Millennials Becoming “The Young Entrepreneur” Generation

Inpower Coaching

The millennial generation is looking at the road ahead and deciding earlier then older generations to forge their own path. This urge to become a young entrepreneur speaks to their values and to the economy they are coming of age in. We appreciate Sheila giving her slot to one of her volunteers this month to share their thoughts on this trend. – InPower Editors.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.