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.

Find the Passion In Your Career [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry. Enjoy today’s post!).

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.

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.

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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Resources for Feedback, Productive Meetings, Leadership and Career

The People Equation

Last month’s article for HR Answers was a bit of a smorgasbord. I covered meetings, giving feedback to a colleague and reviewed a total of nine books on popular HR and Leadership themes such as employee engagement, organizational culture, and establishing a thriving career.

Infographic Thursday: What Your Dream Hires Want and Where to Find Them

Something Different

Check out this great infographic from Jobvite showing what attracts today’s talent to roles, what their demographic make up is, and what level of position they’re seeking. As always, if you like today’s inforgraphic follow Jobvite here.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

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?

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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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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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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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.

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.

Infographic: Employee Leave Survey

Something Different

Check out this great infographic from BLR HR examining the leave policies of employers throughout the U.S. And if you like this infographic, be sure to follow BLR HR on Twitter here. As always, please share your thoughts in the comments section below. Best, Rory.

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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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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.

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.

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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Video Saturday: Is Your Sales Compensation Plan Making Money?

Something Different

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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?

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


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.