Sat.May 16, 2015 - Fri.May 22, 2015

Your Blueprint for Employee Performance Meetings

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.”. Employee performance meetings happen all the time in business.

The Common Denominator between Graduation & Implementation: The Unknown


Written by: Elizabeth Capece. This time of year is full of excitement. School is ending and summer is right around the corner. For some, an even more exciting milestone is occurring; graduation. Although graduation is a very exciting time, it can also come with A LOT of unknowns.

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Technology Makes Succession Planning Successful

ClearCompany HRM

The future of a business can be scary, even when that business is successful. Sometimes, organizations that are doing well feel an even more overwhelming pressure to get the right plan in place and avoid any succession problems.

5 Microlessons from HR Innovators at Cornerstone Convergence 2015

Cornerstone On Demand

After three days' worth of talent management trends and takeaways at Convergence 2015, our brains are brimming with fresh ideas about the new world of work. Now the question is: With so much to consider, where do you start?

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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.

Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness

HR Bartender

The business world today is experiencing a leadership gap. We talk about the skills gap and the challenges facing recruiting. What about leadership? It only seems logical that if there are gaps at other levels of the organization…there will be a gap at the leadership level.

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6 Must Haves for Talent Management in 2015

ClearCompany HRM

2015 is already well under way with its own set of trials and errors, but it’s never too late to reexamine what your organization needs to improve. Talent management is a constantly evolving company matter. It has to remain fluid in congruence with the changing organizational workforce.

Why Passion is the Future of Work: HR Leaders' Best Advice for Grads

Cornerstone On Demand

With graduation season upon us, influential people from around the world—politicians, writers, CEOs, celebrities—are ascending podiums to dispense sage advice to new graduates.

There Are No Easy Ways Out – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Did you know that Kronos has nine (9) blogs devoted to helping organizations be the best they can be?

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Similarities Between a Hobby and Work…


Written by: Norine Castle. Perhaps we all have a hobby, maybe remember one when we had more time or possibly dream of having one. In case you are not sure, a hobby is a regular activity that is done for enjoyment, typically during one’s leisure time. Sometimes when we think of work we may or may not relate it with enjoyment. As I think of regular activities and routine accomplishments I think of when I really enjoyed the people, projects and the solutions.

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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!

How to Explain Human Dynamics to Execs Focused on the Bottom Line


As an HR leader, you know that people sometimes behave irrationally: they can let office politics get in the way of productivity or abruptly leave a job because something set them off.

The Carnival of HR: How to Empower Your Workforce

Cornerstone On Demand

Today marks our first time hosting the Carnival of HR , and we're excited to bring you a diverse roundup of blogs from talent management experts around the world.

Corporate Culture and Company Profits Are Not Mutually Exclusive

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to attend the Great Place to Work conference in Dallas. It’s a terrific event that companies should check out – regardless of whether your organization aspires to be on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list.

Project Leaders…


Written by: Norine Castle. Communication and collaboration internally before we go on the road! Internally discuss, not just mention in passing or stuffing a message into an email. Share the client details, the roles, the expectations AND request feedback. No one knows it all. Collaborate. Success breeds success when it is shared. Cultivate communication. Listen to others. Here is a list to pack for the project trek : Being a “Safe Pair of Hands”.

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.

A Day in the Life of a Recruiter


This is the second in a series of posts on a day in the life of an HR pro. Today we’re turning our sights to the recruiters out there. Below I have profiled several readers who recruit for a variety of industries and companies.

Trending: Reverse Job Fairs

ExactHire HR Trends

Money makes the world go ‘round. And time is money. So it is no wonder that companies and job seekers alike look for ways to save time and money in finding the right employer-employee match.

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Culture Initiatives to Inspire Innovation at Work


Steve Jobs once said “[Innovation] is not about money. It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it,” as noted in Harvard Business Review. In order to lay the foundation for innovation at work, change must be welcomed and encouraged on an ongoing basis.

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10 Things I Learned at Total Rewards


Brenda Pohlman (Globoforce) and Cesar Villa (The Hershey Company). WorldatWork’s Total Rewards conference kicked off on Monday in Minneapolis and we attended tons of sessions these past few days—feverishly recording everything we learned along the way to share with you.

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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

Newsflash: Micromanagement Really Works


Breaking News: Micromanagement has the last word, now recognized as valuable business practice “This is the best news since man landed on the moon” said one supervisor for a nationwide clothing retailer. Just last week news broke that will change the face of the workplace forever.

Where Do Candidates Come From?

China Gorman

There is a robust conversation in the talent arena about “candidate experience” led largely by Gerry Crispin and Elaine Orler , founders of the Talent Board and the Candidate Experience Awards (#CandE).

Can An Incubator Inside Your Big Company Actually Work?

The HR Capitalist

Once your company reaches a certain size, the inevitable feel of bureaucracy sets in.

Leading Yourself on the Path to Employee Engagement

The People Equation

Do employees really want to be engaged? If you define “employee engagement” as author Kevin Kruse does (“The emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals”), it’s likely that yes, all employees want to feel some level of connectedness to the work they do.

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.

Building Good Habits Within Teams

Something Different

This morning I read a great piece from the HR Capitalist Kris Dunn on the utility of flash performance reviews.

The Perfect Storm

ATD Human Capital

This blog series has examined several trends such as evolving technology, demographic changes, and globalization—The Perfect Storm—that are forcing organizations to rethink how they will move their businesses forward. Click here to read full version

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Stuff the Capitalist (aka KD) Likes: Bag Men, Not Flunkies.

The HR Capitalist

Who am I? Who cares? Good questions. It's my site, so I'm going dig in once in a awhile by telling you more about who I am - via a "Stuff I Like" series. Nothing too serious, just exploring the micro-niche that resides at the base of all of our lives. Potshots encouraged in the comments.

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CornerstoneOnDemand Momentum Continues with New Analytics and Platform Offering

Josh Bersin

This week I attended the CornerstoneOnDemand (CSOD) customer conference (I think it was my tenth time) and once again the company continues its strong momentum. As an introduction, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Enterprise Learning HR Systems LMS, LCMS Talent Management CornerstoneOnDemand

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.