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?"

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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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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.

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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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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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.].

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!

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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Forbes and CareerBuilder reveal why your top talent is leaving in 2014

Achievers

Have you heard the news? Your top talent is leaving this year—at least, Forbes and CareerBuilder seem to be convinced and have some tips to remedy the problem.

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?

The 4 C’s of Collaborative Learning

Peoplefluent

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

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.

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.

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.”.

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 […].

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.

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 ?

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.

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

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.

In 100 Words: The Cracked Pot and Leadership

QAspire

An elderly woman used two pots to fetch water, each hung on the ends of a pole. One pot was perfect and delivered full portion of water while the other had a leaking crack. The imperfect pot felt very ashamed and this went on for a year.

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.

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.

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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Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.