Sat.Jun 15, 2013 - Fri.Jun 21, 2013

Developing Internal Case Studies: 5 Tips to Market LMS Value


Companies have been putting more money into their learning and development budgets. In fact, Bersin by Deloitte ’s 2013 Corporate Learning Factbook shows that U.S. organizations grew their spending by 12 percent in 2012.

What I Hope Hillary Rodham Clinton says at #shrm13

True Faith HR

While I will not be able to hear Hillary''s speech, here is what I hope she will say in her speech at the opening session of the SHRM Annual Conference: That for many, work and identity are inextricably linked.

Gallup says managers from hell are costing you billions


Managers from hell are the reason your top employees hate their job. Recent Gallup research shows that these managers are responsible for actively disengaging employees, costing the U.S. an estimated $450 billion to $550 billion annually.

Why the Spice Girls are Essential to Employee Engagement

David Zinger

To make sure your employee engagement is not bland, just add Spice. I believe there is a much greater connection between employee engagement and the Spice Girls than most people imagine. I am not talking about having to form a female quintet dressed in colorful clothing.

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.

How to Know When Someone is Lying

45 Things

I think most people believe they are good at spotting liars. If you''re one of them, read this story I did for Gannett/USA Today, and you may begin to doubt your powers of perception. You might think you can detect a fibber by reading body language.

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Get Smart: Incorporating Mobile Learning Apps Increases Worker Satisfaction and Productivity


Tuesday, June 18, 2013 :00am. Get Smart: Incorporating Mobile Learning Apps Increases Worker Satisfaction and Productivity By Kevin Grossman. Have you ever experienced nomophobia?

Friday Employee Engagement Factoid #33: Performance

David Zinger

The 15% Gap. Most organizations need a 20% performance improvement to meet goals across the next year. But conventional performance management can only improve productivity by up to 5%.

5 must-reads for the in-the-know HR Professional: Week of June 21st , 2013


Another exciting and educational event this week in Chicago! If you had the pleasure to attend there was no shortage of sessions, parties, and people to connect with at this year’s conference.

Observations On #SHRM13 Thus Far

True Faith HR

This is the 13th SHRM Annual Conference I have attended. The routine is pretty much the same from year to year. So what, if anything, has stood out? The Speakers Hillary Clinton - didn''t get to see her. Closed to press. Blake Mycoskie - Nice inspirational message. Hard to screw up a talk about shoes at a HR conference. Definitely fit category 1 of Tim Sackett''s 3 categories of HR speakers Jennifer McClure - Talked on the Future of HR and knocked it out of the park.

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.

The New 'R' in HR

Working Girl

So here''s an idea. Write down your company''s top 3 business goals and see if you can find any common themes. I’m guessing what they all have in common is a need to respond to change with new business strategies. Uncanny, I know.)

The Many Faces and Phases of Engagement: Engaged Parenting

David Zinger

I currently specialize in employee engagement. I often feel uncomfortable with that term as engagement can attach to so many elements of work and aspects of our life outside of work.

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Ask Amelia: Get the most from your personal brand on LinkedIn


Dear Amelia, how can I get the most out of my personal brand on LinkedIn? New connections and potential employers are looking at your social profile, so you should take advantage of this opportunity. Here are four tips to help you get the most out of your personal brand on LinkedIn: Cover the basics.

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My Summer Internship: Being a Woman at SuccessFactors


Rose Gluck is currently interning for Lauren Fernandez on the Sales University team. She attends Mount Holyoke College in Western Massachusetts and will be entering her sophomore year in the fall. She is interested in urban planning, sustainable design, and midwifery. Rose utilizes her strong organizational and communication skills in all aspects of her work […]. SuccessFactors Careers careers internship sales bootcamp sales university

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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.

6 Stay Interview Questions That Top Employers Ask


If you’re just learning about “stay” interviews, you may be imagining yourself in your office, facing a key member of your team who has just resigned, trying to convince that employee to “stay” with your organization. However, you don’t need to wait until an employee is leaving to hold a stay interview, when there may be little you can do to change his or her mind.

Boost Rewards Heads to Minneapolis for the WBENC Show

Boost Rewards

Boost Rewards is heading north to the 2013 WBENC National Conference and Business Fair at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. The annual event is a great opportunity where more than 3,000 small business owners, government agencies, and Fortune 500 enterprises can connect with WBENC Certified Businesses. Boost Rewards will be exhibiting at the Click Here to Read More. The post Boost Rewards Heads to Minneapolis for the WBENC Show appeared first on Boost Rewards. Boost Blog

[White paper] Class of 2013: Attract and retain tomorrow’s top talent


It’s that special time of year where graduation speeches top YouTube and employers gear up for a new wave of applicants. And time for the annual Class of 2013 survey from Achievers and ConnectEDU!

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Top Cities for Female Entrepreneurs

Inpower Coaching

The number of female entrepreneurs is on the rise and (thanks in part to Lean In) so is their optimism about growth opportunities for their business. Where are the best cities in America for female small business owners to thrive, and what are the best ways to get to the top? Check out the graphic below to learn more. via: The Top Cities for Female Entrepreneurs [INFOGRAPHIC]. This post originally on: Intuit Small Business Blog.

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.

The Enterprise Cloud: A Unified Architecture Means Unified Experience


The way a vendor builds an enterprise system can have profound implications for the usability and flexibility of the products it delivers to customers

What’s Up with Room Set Up? Flight: San Francisco to Frankfurt


By Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer You’ve rented hotel space for your learning event. You’ve put together the most expensive program imaginable – busy executives flown in from all over, pricey external vendors, fancy catering. All eyes are on you to ensure the program is a huge success. Well, don’t forget to pay attention to […]. Jenny''s Travels Learning learning learning tips lms

The Innovation Paradox


CEOs live a complex reality: They must balance long- and short-term priorities to maintain current profitability and drive future innovation


Employee Highlight: Mike Montalban – Senior Billing Analyst


Mike talks about his time at SuccessFactors, including his appreciation for his team, his love for interaction, and the big move from the old offices to new head quarters at Centennial Towers! We are Hiring in Finance- check out our open positions! Finance Director Job – South San Francisco, US [link] Billing Manager Job – […]. SuccessFactors Careers billing analyst Employee Highlight finance Mike Montalban social media SuccessFactors working at SuccessFactors

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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.

The Innovation Paradox


CEOs live a complex reality: They must balance long- and short-term priorities to maintain current profitability and drive future innovation