Sat.Mar 29, 2014 - Fri.Apr 04, 2014

Goal Setting Works. But Avoid Those Goals Gone Wild.


Helping employees set achievable performance goals delivers substantial benefits. Goal setting helps employees prioritize their work and focus their day-to-day efforts effectively. It lets them know exactly what they’ll be measured on (in part) during performance reviews.

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Workday Rising Europe Video Highlights: Where Should We Go Next?


Today we wrapped up our first Workday Rising Europe customer event in London. Our customers share what they liked most about the event in this short video, and also answer the question, “Where should we have the next Workday Rising Europe?” We’re inspired by their answers

5 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Employees


It has happened again. One of your employees is making life difficult for the rest of the department. The discontent has become a major distraction for your team, causing a dramatic decrease in their productivity. Managers need to understand that a negative employee is not just a problem between them and that employee. The air of dissent affects everyone who’s around it. Even though dealing with “problem employees” isn’t a favorite task for most managers, it’s part of the job.

New research reveals Diversity & Inclusion efforts well-intentioned, but lacking

Bersin with Deloitte

Today at IMPACT 2014: The Business of Talent, we’re launching new Bersin by Deloitte research on Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) nine months in the making. Our study of 245 organizations with operations in North America, 56 percent of which are global or multinational, reveals no shortage of good intentions when it comes to fostering an […]. Diversity & Inclusion

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.

What If Your CEO Left Today?


Wednesday, April 2, 2014 :00am. What If Your CEO Left Today? By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.]. There have been a lot of high-profile positions shifting around lately.

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What to Tell Your Clients When an Employee Leaves


When client-facing employees leave, it can feel like you’re starting over with the customers they serve. But on the upside, it can be your opportunity to reiterate your company’s strengths and your commitment to quality service. A little extra time and attention goes a long way toward ensuring you retain the affected accounts. It starts with early notice of the employee’s exit and includes your direct involvement in the transition.

Work Smarter, Not Harder


More hours doesn’t always equal better results. The moment you step up to true leadership is the moment you decide to no longer tolerate obstacles. You become an alchemist, deeply committed to transforming anything that stands in your way.

Workday Rising Europe: Welcoming New Citizens to the Cloud


Today we are hosting the first Workday Rising Europe in London, designed specifically for our customers in Europe. This event will also benefit others wanting to learn more about Workday from our team members and customers. It’s also my first Workday Rising! Having heard about these legendary customer events in the U.S., I know our London gathering will be a great one.

Making the real definition of employee engagement more real

David Zinger

Making it real. Reading time: 1 minute). When I wrote the original definition of real employee engagement, I was wrong. I usually am wrong about 50% of the time but being wrong promotes learning and revisions so being open to being wrong feels quite right to me.

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.

I'm Hiring! - Talent Acquisition Manager


We are expanding our human resources leadership team at All Children''s Hospital and I need to find a Talent Acquisition Manager who''s ready to live, work, and play in Tampa Bay. Us Yes, it really does look like this here.

Employee Time Off – Things To Consider


When did ‘time off’ change so dramatically? It used to be called holidays, and sickies for pretty much anything else! Nowadays we have sabbaticals, jury service, dependent leave, flexible working and much more. Long gone are the days of stay-at-home mums and men only in the workplace, in fact quite the reverse can now be true. Today there is a much wider acceptance in the workplace of family life generally and an understanding that people do actually have.

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Are Women Holding Themselves Back?

45 Things

As we recently celebrated International Women’s Day, let''s consider: 64% of women have the lowest position in law firms, such as staff attorney jobs, while only 17% garner top spots such as equity partners, reports the National Association of Women Lawyers.

There is IQ and EQ – But Do You Have HQ?


[ There is IQ and EQ – But Do You Have HQ? – From Betsy Nichols – Employee Engagement Architect. Read more about her on our Leadership page. And because you know you need it – don’t forget to subscribe to one of our subscription options for 2014 here. ].

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.

Compliments Are Brutal


I''m going out on a limb today. I''m trusting you all.and I''m going to share what may sound like a ridiculous issue in my professional life. So if you''re going to keep reading, you have to waive your right to call me names at the end. Two Out of Three Ain''t Bad, Right ?

How “One Culture” Made MGM Resorts International a Billion-Dollar Brand


What would you change about your company if you knew you’d be bankrupt tomorrow? Over the last 30 years, MGM Resorts International has become the billion-dollar brand we know today through mergers and acquisitions.

Employee Engagement Through People Artistry

David Zinger

A People Artistry Tidbit. Reading time: 50 seconds ). I had a wonderful conversation with the latest reader of People Artistry at Work. He just retired this year as the Assistant Superintendent of a very large school division.

HR Days - Adageology and why People Leave People

Strategic HCM

I''ve been out in Croatia at a conference called HR Days organised by Moj Posao. My presentation was on a topic which had been occupying me since TENEO''s conference earlier this month, where I''d seen a couple of inputs challenging the common adage that people join organisations but leave managers.

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.

Rehearsing Tomorrow – It’s No Joke

Future of Work

I’m sure you are on the lookout for silly emails and headlines every April 1 – I am reasonably certain that April Fool’s Day is celebrated almost everywhere around the world. But my message today is deadly serious. The future is going to happen, whether you are ready for it or not. The only question about the future you have to face (and we all face it every day) is whether you are ready for it.

Leaving a Bad Job Before it Starts

The HR Minion

We’ve all had bad jobs before. If we’re lucky, that just meant bad hours or bad pay. The unlucky ones got bad co-workers, hazardous conditions, unethical or harassing environments, or bad managers.

Childhood obesity is on the rise

Revolutionary Wellness

Listening to the radio, reading news media or even watching television the message is the same “childhood obesity is on the rise”. In 2010, the World Health Organization reported nearly 43 million children below age 5 were overweight!

SuccessFactors Q1 2014 Release: Employee retention is about more than money


By Nicole Saunders, Product Marketing Manager and Dipesh Bhattacharya, Senior Product Manager (Originally posted on SAP Community Network) The problem many organizations face today is not a shortage of people—it is a shortage of skills.(1)

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.

A review of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

David Zinger

(Reading time: 58 seconds). I enjoyed Greg McKeown’s new book on Essentialism. To be effective with the small, simple, significant, and sustainable approach to employee engagement we must focus our efforts and time on the essentials.

The Candidate Experience Is the Right Marketing Message


Monday, March 31, 2014 :00am. The Candidate Experience Is the Right Marketing Message By Kevin Grossman. If you’re like most companies today vying for top talent in every conceivable configuration and classification and location around the globe, then you know how important your employment brand is.

I still have a ways to go, the bottom line is I am on the right path

Revolutionary Wellness

Jack, Hello, hope all is well.Things are going well and I am losing 1lb each week. The reason I am writing you is to share some great news and it is all due to you, I went for my wellness checkup and today I got the results from my blood work. My cholesterol went down 40something points.

Why You Should Get Rid of Your "To Do" List

45 Things

In 2007, Ari Meisel was diagnosed with a severe case of Crohn’s disease (a disease of the digestive tract) and nearly died. He was in an out of the hospital and told the disease was incurable. But in 2011, he completed Ironman France and was declared free of all traces of the disease.

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.