Sat.Dec 20, 2014 - Fri.Dec 26, 2014

Embracing Organizational “Outsiders”

HR Bartender

During this year’s HR Technology Conference , I had the opportunity to hear Andrew McAfee from MIT talk about his book, “The Second Machine Age”. One point he made during the presentation was that organizations need to get better at hiring and engaging outsiders.

7 Areas to Improve Your Talent Management

ClearCompany HRM

The state of work, as it relates to company culture and professional growth, has been weighed and certainly found wanting. As Gallup revealed, only about 13% of the current worldwide workforce are fully engaged in their work.

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#MillennialMatters: How to Get Your Coworker Fired

Cornerstone On Demand

My coworker once discovered that our colleague was blogging about us on his Tumblr account. He wasn't writing anything scandalous — the morning meeting was dull, he timed our bathroom breaks — yet it was in violation of our corporate policy.

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Monkey See Monkey Do: New Leaders Emulate Their Bosses

The People Equation

Nobody likes to be told what to do, but give them a positive example, and you might be surprised at the results. Consider this social experiment conducted by author Daniel Pink for his TV show Crowd Control , as reported on the blog Barking Up the Wrong Tree .

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.

Telecommuting Is Not a Profession

HR Bartender

I recently ran across an article talking about the “honest truths of the telecommuting profession.” The article went on to explain that individuals who telecommute need to be self-motivated, have excellent prioritization skills and exceptional communication skills.

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How the City of Denver Hires Superstar Tech Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

How do you convince a well-paid private sector executive to leave a comfortable position, take a big pay cut and work for the government? Just ask the City of Denver, which hired Frank Daidone, the former CIO at Chipotle, as its new CIO in 2013.

"Who Do You Want to Become?" vs. "What Do You Want To Be?"

All Things Workplace

Which question are you asking yourself? Your choice will help determine the depth of your life as well as the comfort-level of your career. . I''ve been watching a new CEO client begin his tenure at a global company.

Social Recruiting: It’s All About the Mobile

China Gorman

69% of recruiters expect competition to increase in 2015. The demand for highly skilled workers is on the rise, with no indication of plateauing anytime soon.

We Wish You…


Captain Awesome in his new Rudolph threads. From the Eubanks house to yours, we wish you a very merry Christmas! Whatever reason you have to celebrate this time of the year, enjoy it. I pray that you’re blessed beyond measure and that you take a little time to bless others as well.

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 ROI of Recognizing Service Anniversaries


A few weeks back, I wrote a post about service anniversaries and why they’re important. You can check out the full post here. What’s noteworthy about service anniversaries isn’t just their “feel good” importance.

Building a Productive Learning Culture: Fostering Shared Ownership of the Learning Environment

ATD Human Capital

All employees must realize the importance and take ownership of promoting the right learning environment in their daily actions.

How to Make Exiting Employees Advocates for Your Company

The People Equation

Guest Post by Mark Feffer. As the economy improves, more American workers are leaving their jobs to pursue new opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 2.75

Do Millennials Have the Right Stuff?


As more and more of Generation Y seek employment, we continue to see a staggering number of this group unemployed. In fact, 40% of unemployed workers are millennials.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Welcome to the Hoops Coaches Absolutely Losing their * Conference Room.

The HR Capitalist

At Kinetix , we have some themed conference and breakout rooms. There''s Boiler Room, Tommy Boy, Moneyball, etc.

Our Thanks to You This Holiday Season


Recognize This! – You make our blog a success. Thank you. This holiday season, our blogging team on Recognize This! wish the very best to you and yours. We deeply appreciate all that our readers have given us throughout the year.


Joyful Wishes for You

The People Equation

Wishing you a joyful day, full of wonder and warmth. And some cookies, if you’re into that sort of thing. Favorite Things


Stop Playing the Blame Game at Work

HR Ringleader

Sanders! Where is that presentation I told you I needed by noon today? Uh, sir… I was going to have that ready for you but Bob Smith over in marketing didn’t get me the images I needed yet. Sanders, I told YOU to have it ready!! Um, but sir, I was trying my hardest.

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

A Very Special Christmas Eve Story From the HR Capitalist.

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note: This story is a Christmas Eve tradition at the HR Capitalist. Merry Christmas. It''s Christmas Eve. Time for anticipation. Time for reflection. Time for an outrageous demand towards a candidate that could only occur from the bowels of corporate America.

Here’s Why Talent Analytics Must Be a Part of Your Talent Strategy

TLNT: The Business of HR

Anyone who has experience with recruiting and hiring talent of late understands that talent acquisition is as much a science as it is an art.

Happy Holidays

nettime solutions

Happy Holidays from nettime solutions! holidays


4 Labor and Employment Law Changes to Keep an Eye On In 2015


Right now, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) —also known as health care reform—is probably your number one concern when it comes to complying with new government regulations in 2015. It should be.

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.

3 Things to Do While Fake Working Between Christmas and New Years' Day.

The HR Capitalist

Let''s face it, the week between Christmas and New Year''s Day creates two types of people: 1. Those that try to totally disconnect from work because they know that it''s going to be dead anyway, and. Those that decide to work - because they know it''s going to be dead and they can cruise , saving valuable vacation days for busy times. It''s OK, I''m not judging.

Will 2015 Be the Year of Worrying About Employee Burnout?

TLNT: The Business of HR

After years of asking workers to do more with less, companies in 2015 will focus on employee burnout.

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Why HR really is only about PEOPLE.

New to HR

Series: To be a Human (Resource) or not? Are you at the crossroads in your career or education wondering whether to consider Human Resources (commonly referred to as HR) as your first or next career? Have you wondered what working in or studying HR would be like in this and next generation?

The Importance of Putting Your Company Culture on Display

Spark Hire

With the cost of a bad hire being as much as $50,000 or more , a candidate’s cultural fit has become a major factor that companies consider before extending an employment offer. Moreover, cultural fit determines a candidate’s staying power.

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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.