Sat.Nov 08, 2014 - Fri.Nov 14, 2014

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Learning [Part 7]

ClearCompany HRM

“One of the most important (yet often least respected) parts of business is corporate training.

Four Ways Leaders Can Impact Learning

All Things Workplace

Leaders, managers, and heads of projects constantly seek ways to grow talent and make a difference in organizational success. More and more, job candidates are asking the question, "What will I learn here?" If they don''t like the answer, chances are they''ll keep looking.

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Quote of the Week: A higher rate of urgency does not imply…

Something Different

…ever-present panic, anxiety, or fear. It means a state in which complacency is virtually absent. – John P. Kotter.

Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Communicate Meaning & Value of Work


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Employee engagement is increasing in most factors, but we’re still falling short in recognizing employees and providing them with the tools to do the job well.

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!

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Offboarding [Part 8]

ClearCompany HRM

Offboarding is essential for all exiting employees, whether their exit is voluntary, mandated or the employee is entering retirement. Sad to say, according to Aberdeen’s 2013 Offboarding research, only about 29% of organizations have a formal offboarding process in place.

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Examining the End

Something Different

<> …So a leader I very much respect recently announced he was pursuing another opportunity. When I first found out, my immediate reaction was to be happy for them; after all, professionally speaking (as in other contexts) people move on.

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The Evolution of HRevolution


This will be a long post and possibly only of interest to those who attended or follow the HRevolution happenings. If you think this will not be interesting or applicable to you, I’d read some before you bail. :-) And this certainly won’t be the last thing I share, either. As with past years, the concepts, ideas, and questions raised at HRevolution have a way of percolating to the surface on a regular basis.

Thank You for Your Service – A Lesson in the Power of Thanks From Our Military Service Members


by Brenda Pohlman. Recognize This! When recognition and appreciation fully permeate your culture, astounding things can be accomplished, often in the worst of situations. If you ever doubted the power of recognition, consider the military.

Zen of Jen – 5 Ideas for What to Do When You’re Riding the Struggle Bus

The People Equation

Are you riding the struggle bus right now? Yeah, me too. Heck there are days when it’s like I’m driving that stinkin’ bus! Life has handed me a handful of setbacks over the past months. Taken on their own, each challenge is easy enough to tackle. But when they all pile up? It’s a bit overwhelming.

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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.

The Impact of Attitude on Your Career

Something Different

Image Credit: <> This morning I was reading a piece ( here ) on Linked from GE’s former CEO Jack Welch wherein he shared three ways to make a career comeback. Of particular note to me in the piece was the following insight: 3.

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Chick-fil-A Manager Loses His *, Posts Ban of Slang Words in Store.

The HR Capitalist

There''s a Chick-fil-A manager somewhere out there tired of slang. . The post , submitted last week on Reddit, simply says, "I work at Chick-fil-A and Eric, our manager, is tired of our s*$t.". It is accompanied by the photo below of the supposed list of banned words.

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Finding Your Hidden Heroes – Listen to Their Peers


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Your “Steady Eddie” employees are the people who make it possible for your stars to shine. They deserve recognition and praise, too. If Traci Pesch can blog about her beloved Cleveland Cavaliers , then I can about my own Boston Bruins.

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Don’t Wait Around for the Company CEO to Explain the Vision

The People Equation

If you’re a manager, did you know that part of your job description includes the ability to translate vague corporate-speak mission and vision statements into actionable tasks for your team? You just checked your job description and it says absolutely nothing about that?

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.

Video Saturday: Is Your Sales Compensation Plan Making Money?

Something Different

<> David Marshall, CEO, PerformanceCentre International, provides advice on maximizing the return on your sales compensation plan including: Looking at a sales plan from a purely financial view, the importance of mindset, setting measures that can be controlled, a methodology for driving pay for performance.

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TEST YOUR PEOPLE: What Are You Working On?

The HR Capitalist

Want a great way to understand if someone''s truly engaged by what they do for a living? Ask them the following question: What are you working on? The answer tells you all you need to know about whether someone''s engaged in their job or not.

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“Hard Work. TOGETHER.” – Applying the Lessons of LeBron at Work


by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! LeBron’s latest Nike commercial offers three powerful lessons on what we do, why we do it, and how we deliver results. I work out of Cleveland, OH. I am Cleveland born, Cleveland bred, and very Cleveland proud. Just ask any of my colleagues.

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How to Collect and Use Recognition Insights – Recognition Radio #4


In this week’s Recognition Radio broadcast, we will talk about How to Collect and Use Recognition Insights.

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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.

Sunday Reading: Business Etiquette, Work Valuation, and Dual Career Ladders

Something Different

<> Recommended Sunday reading for 11.9.2014 : 1. American Author and Business Executive Eden Collinsworth has a great piece up on Linkedin wherein she recounts a point in the mid-1980s that she had to navigate a very tricky interpersonal situation in a foreign country.

Great Inappropriate Ad Campaigns of All Time.

The HR Capitalist

You ever see an old commercial and say, "what the". from the lens you have as a HR professional or manager of people? Case in point - my son is doing a project where they''ve been asked to plan to build a segment of the Great Wall of China.

Using Your PTO: It’s the Patriotic Thing To Do

China Gorman

Employees are taking less vacation time today than at any point in the last four decades. In fact, in 2013 employees with available Paid Time Off (PTO) took an average of 16 days of vacation, compared to an average of 20 days in 2000. This is data from a recent report by the U.S

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They're Not Always Thinking About Work

nettime solutions

Managers may be shocked to learn: employees are not always thinking about work. This is a good thing. Studies show that downtime helps a person be more focused when returning to a task. So what’s the secret to keeping top talent?

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.

Disengagement and The Walking Dead: Part Two

ATD Human Capital

If we want to reenergize the zombies (disengaged employees), we need to first feed our brains. Click here to read full version


3 Ways to Update Your Hiring Process for the Digital Age


In our personal lives, we are obsessed with having the latest and greatest technological advancement to hit the market. Whether it is the new smart phone, tablet, or computer, we have to have it.

Five reasons why a managed service provider is your best consultative partner

Allegis Global Solutions

Learn the top 5 reasons why a managed service provider (MSP) is the best consultative partner for your company

Passion in need of a champion

HR Times

The best workers will find their own way, but if you want your organization to thrive, supporting them has to be a priority. Posted by John Hagel III on November 13, 2014. “I I never ask for permission. I just do it.”. “I I get restless often.”. “I

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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.