Sat.Jan 12, 2013 - Fri.Jan 18, 2013

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For many of us, there just isn''t enough hours in the day. Pressures to keep up with work deadlines, taking care of the kids, and, in this modern technological world, being mobile means being on call 24/7, and something has to give.

Corporate Learning: Training Doesn’t Have to Be Old School


Corporate learning programs get a bad rap because people assume you just sit through an endless string of boring training sessions. How can employees learn when they have to suffer through 10-hour sessions with instructors akin to Charlie Brown’s teacher? Whaa-whaa-whaa.

How To Be Your Company’s Next Rising Star


You may often have asked yourself, “How do I get on my company’s rising star list?”. This article gives you practical tips to navigate your rise to the top. Most organizations don’t have a very scientific process for grooming the next generation of top talent. It is largely a matter of perception. However, you can […]. Career Tips Setting Goals Success career following certain guidelines Jappreet Sethi next rising star rising star top management

High Reliability Leaders


There are several industries that are known for their reliability. They provide a level of consistency that we take for granted. When you use your ATM card do you get consistent and accurate service? Of course you do, because the banking industry has committed to doing it right every time.

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.

Why Anxiety May Prompt You to Take Bad Advice

45 Things

When I was in my early 20s, I took some really bad advice. I listened to people I should have ignored and did what they advised. I regretted it for years, and told myself one simple truth I would live by: "I will listen to myself from now on. If I make a mistake, it's my own fault.

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How to Find a Job During Economic Crisis


It is not simple to find a good job with high salary especially during the economic crisis. Strong competition in job market forces job seekers to do everything that’s in their power in order to find a good job. Only a few people know the best methods that give positive results when going for an […]. Job Search Tips Switching Jobs Career Options Career Tips How to Find a Job How to Find a Job During Economic Crisis? Human resources Job hunting Job Search Unemployment

8 Developments That Stood Out in Employee Engagement in 2012

David Zinger

What stood out for you in Employee Engagement last year? Here is what stood out for me last year in employee engagement: The UK Engage for Success Movement. It was incredible to see the UK rally behind employee engagement with the Engage for Success Movement. This ranged from more work on the business case for engagement and a resource rich website to hundreds of events and actions around the UK.

Bigger PIC-ture: Stepping Outside the Circle


I''m writing over at Performance I Create today about how fired up I am to be part of an amazing blogging team. What gets you fired up? I''d love to hear from you. No Excuses. photo credit. fired up human resources performance i create team

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One of the Most Underrated Tasks in HR: Writing the Job Description


Thursday, January 17, 2013 :00am. One of the Most Underrated Tasks in HR: Writing the Job Description By Gabriella Angiolillo. Job descriptions are one of the most underrated documents produced by HR.

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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.

SuccessFactors is Hiring: Enterprise Sales


This week, SuccessFactors’ Chris Morosini shares some insights on what it takes to be successful in an Enterprise Sales position at SuccessFactors, an SAP company.

“Purrfect” Disengagement: $250,000 a Year Employee Surfs Cat Videos While Subcontracting His Job to China

David Zinger

Does not compute. Here is a true story of a creatively disengaged employee. He was a software developer who was earning $250,000 a year and producing great quality work. He was at his desk every day in front of his screen but rather than developing software he spent each day. checking sites such as Reddit, Ebay, Facebook and LinkedIn and watching cat videos. Then he would type an e-mail at the end of the day to update management about his “work” and left at 5 p.m.

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Transformation - Saying It Is the Easy Part


I''ve been doing a lot of thinking about transformational leadership and what role Human Resources should play when an organization is committed to undergoing change in a meaningful way. Is HR there to pick up the pieces as leaders begin to quiver and shake at the slightest hint of a required change? Does HR move through the process along with the others who are impacted by new expectations, new goals, and ultimately a new and more effective corporate culture?

"The Law of the Hammer" in Training - Part Two


There are three general principles that should guide your plans to leverage social technology, particularly for leadership development and other “soft” skills

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.

What Looks Like a Corporate Credit Card but Might Better Suit Your Business?


Corporate credit cards are great, right? They let you and your employees travel, entertain and pay for company expenses without the need for petty cash or for any of you to pay out of your own pockets. In addition, you get an itemized statement every month that you can attach to your expense reports to account for the money that’s been spent. But as convenient as they are, credit cards also have their drawbacks. Sometimes, employees go over their spending limits or per diems.

David Zinger Employee Engagement Website Redesign

David Zinger

Check out the new design for David Zinger’s Employee Engagement Website. I am very pleased with the website redesign for We will be working on this over the next month and addressing a few kinks here and there but overall some of the changes you will notice: the site appears in your device full screen size and is much easier to read. it works much better in mobile devices such as an iphone or ipad.

Now Access Online Employee Training Modules On Your Tablet: Training Becomes More Flexible and Accessible for Managers and Employees


Our online employee training gives managers the ability to share the most up-to-date tutorials and training modules with employees. The ‘Training’ module allows employees to easily see what topics have been completed, while allowing managers to concurrently keep tabs on training progress. The ‘Training’ module is an easy way to share content with staff, which streamlines the staff training process and saves time and effort over traditional methods.

Co-opting Post-Sexist Gender Bias to Retain Top Talent

Inpower Coaching

Have you ever taken Karate? I took two classes, not enough to retain any physical benefit, but I learned one thing I still keep with me 30 years later: when we take advantage of natural forces to create change, change happens more smoothly and comfortably. Recent research out of Harvard may just hold the key to using our natural human biases to help dissolve the glass ceiling and even address the pay gap. Human resources managers take notice. You can make the difference on this one.

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.

How to Establish Thought Leadership? Interview With Dr. Liz Alexander


Thought leadership is important for building careers and for building organizations. It is the most important tool we have as professionals to build our personal brand and establish credibility. What is thought leadership? How does one build thought leadership in his/her area of work?

Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #17: 10,000 people a day turn 65

David Zinger

Grow old along with me… According to the Pew Research Center , for the next 19 years, about 10,000 people will turn 65 years old every day. Commentary. How have you prepared personally, professionally, or organizationally, for an aging workforce that is also exiting the workforce through retirement? I feel saddened by how many people can’t wait to retire and are so disillusioned about work.

"The Law of the Hammer" in Training - Part Two


There are three general principles that should guide your plans to leverage social technology, particularly for leadership development and other “soft” skills