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.

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.

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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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!

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?

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.

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. As always, please share your thoughts in the comments section below. Best, Rory. Video Saturday hr human resources'

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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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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?

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


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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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.