2013

Learn 12 Secrets to Becoming a Thought Leader

David Zinger

Cogito ergo sum – I think therefore I am. Reading Time: 5 Minutes). Learn how to be a thought leader from David Zinger’s employee engagement thought leadership. Do you want to be a thought leader? This post outlines a quirky 12 step process to thought leadership.

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Want More Productive Employees? Netflix Says Give Them More Vacation Time

Peoplefluent

Thursday, August 29, 2013 :00am. Want More Productive Employees? Netflix Says Give Them More Vacation Time By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

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Hiring Solutions and Technology for Auto Dealers

ExactHire HR Trends

With the automotive industry seeing a rebound over the past couple of years, we’ve had the opportunity to customize our applicant tracking system technology for auto dealers around the country.

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The No. 1 Reason Employers Can't Find the Right Talent

45 Things

There have been many complaints by some companies that they can’t find people to fill positions, despite a 7.3% unemployment rate. What gives? Are the unemployed a bunch of no-talent, bottom-of-the-barrel drudges who should never be given a job? Hardly.

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Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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Diversity Is More Than A Talking Point

NoExcusesHR

HR spends a lot of time ( or at least should spend a lot of time ) discussing diversity. This happens in part because we''re supposed to, in part because it makes good business sense.but mostly HR should be talking about diversity because it is the right thing to do.

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[Employee Highlight] Andrew Wright: “The Face (and heart) of SuccessFactors HQ”

SuccessFactors

This post was originally posted in our regular internal newsletter to employees called “Pulse” and written by the very talented, Jo Evangelista, Employee Communications Coordinator at SuccessFactors. For anyone who knows Andrew, the 6-foot-5-inch-tall Office Coordinator, the “face of SuccessFactors,” he is always (yes, always) a smiling, exuberant force of nature that runs, no, owns the front desk […].

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The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Josh Bersin

Over the last ten years the learning technology industry has undergone radical change. With a flurry of acquisitions and many new technologies now available for learning, it is increasingly difficult.

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Coaching Employees: 5 Steps to Making It More Effective

Insperity

The key to having self-motivated employees is effective coaching. Initially, it will take extra time – the whole “teach a man to fish” process versus just “catch a man a fish.” But the results are worth the investment. Follow these five steps to make your coaching and feedback process more effective. Decide what you want to accomplish. Before you go to your employees with a new project, you need to be clear in your own mind about what you want them to accomplish.

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts

David Zinger

I recently wrote a post that was very popular on 19 antiquated employee engagement tools and concepts. It is always easier to attack, criticize, or rip apart than to offer suggestions and useful tools.

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The ONLY Excuse for Poor Internal Communication

Peoplefluent

Monday, September 16, 2013 :00am. The ONLY Excuse for Poor Internal Communication By Robin Schooling. Today’s guest blog post is from Robin Schooling, HR Leader with over 25 years experience and avid blogger.]

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Employee Referrals – Use Technology to Help Track and Reward

ExactHire HR Trends

There’s a lot of talk in our market these days about where recruiting is headed. Many experts feel that we are on the cusp of some significant changes in the next few years. Less reliance on traditional job boards, heavier use of social media and allowing applicants to leverage mobile technology are some of the more consistent topics of change that I see on a regular basis.

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Why the Best Leaders Open Doors

45 Things

It''s amazing how life''s most important lessons sometimes seem to come from the most unexpected places. Read on for how Bill Treasurer learned a key leadership lesson from someone who isn''t even close to voting or getting his driver''s license his latest column I did for Gannett/USA Today.

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The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Gallup says managers from hell are costing you billions

Achievers

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.

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20 Signs of Leadership Indifference

QAspire

One of my consistent observation is: “ Indifference is the enemy of great leadership. Indifferent leaders make a statement, “I don’t care” through their thoughts, words and actions. Indifference in leadership can manifest itself in one (or many) of the following ways: 1.

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#ECTalent - big data analytics ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

Strategic HCM

I'm at the Economist's Talent Management Summit today. It's been trailed, and I've trailed it, as being focused on the mobile, agile workforce. I have to say that I've not seen much about this far (and it's now lunch time

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I'm Not HR Anymore (In My Head)

NoExcusesHR

In Rebekah Iliff''s recent post she describes the mindset of the modern entrepreneur and how they view the world. It turns out I align with the five points she discusses. In fact, after reading and processing it a bit, I started to wonder if I was in the right job?

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The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Redefining Workplace Learning for the 21st Century

SuccessFactors

Here’s a blog post I just published on the SAP Business Trends column of the SAP Community Network: Disruptive technologies and shifting demographics are redefining the workforce. In response, smart companies are reinventing workplace learning in an effort to make their programs more relevant and effective, and to create a culture that encourages continuous […]. Jenny''s Travels 21st century big data continuous continuum learning Results technology trends virtual

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(P)review of @CBS "The Job"

True Faith HR

Are you ready for a HR gameshow? With unemployment hovering above 7%, and millions of people looking for a new opportunity, it was inevitable that someone would create a show focusing on the job search.

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3 Things Your HR Department Needs to Be (But Probably Isn’t) Doing

Insperity

Quick! What’s your HR department doing right now? Depending on the size of your staff and your company, they might be advertising open positions and recruiting new employees, onboarding new staff, managing payroll and benefits, investigating complaints, writing and policing company policies, changing employees’ status forms, overseeing staff training and development, and much, much more. When they’re this busy, it’s not surprising that your HR staff can’t see the forest for the trees.

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Employee Engagement: Why Good is Good Enough

David Zinger

The Blasphemy of GREAT WORK. Mountains should be climbed with as little effort as possible and without desire. The reality of your own nature should determine the speed. If you become restless, speed up. If you become winded, slow down.

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Why Classic Organizational Design Fails to Support a Culture of Innovation

Corporate America’s iconic brands are struggling to retain market share and improve collaboration against a rising tide of more agile competitors. But companies will continue to lose these battles unless they upgrade their vastly outdated operating systems based on command-and-control structures. It’s time to build your team of teams.

Making HR’s Big Data Not So Big

Peoplefluent

Thursday, March 21, 2013 :00am. Making HR’s Big Data Not So Big By Lois Melbourne. What are the most critical topics in human capital management that should be on your radar in 2013? Topic #11: Big Data and HR. The term ‘Big Data’ has taken the business world by storm.

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10 Things Most Successful People Say Every Day

TheHRBlog

There are many roads to success, however there are some commonalities between what the most successful people say every day. Jeff points out what most successful people say every day. If you want to make a huge difference in someone’s life? Here are things you should say every day to your employees, colleagues, family members, […].

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6 Ways to Wow an Interviewer Via Video Interview

45 Things

Not long ago someone wanted to interview me via Skype. I froze. I badly needed a haircut. I had bags under my eyes after a week of no sleep because of a bad head cold. The t-shirt I was wearing had a big stain from the tea I had spilled on myself earlier. A Skype interview?

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[Infographic] Overcome disengagement by tackling the recognition obstacle course

Achievers

Is your employee engagement strategy directly tied to business results? Top employers realize that highly engaged employees produce better business results than organizations with low levels of engagement. It just makes sense.

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7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

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

QAspire

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?

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Review of 2012 and into 2013 HR Carnival ~ HR to HR 2.0. - HCM

Strategic HCM

2013 is kicking off with the HR Carnival at Strategic HCM. I asked contributors to send in one of more of: their favourite / best read posts; reviews of 2012 and predictions for 2013. Thanks to everyone for their contributions

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Shut Up, I'm Not Being Defensive

NoExcusesHR

The role of the HR leader is an odd one. We''re expected to be there for employees, and also understand the industries we''re in so we can make effective decisions at an institutional level.

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SuccessFactors is Hiring: UI Engineering in Bangalore, India

SuccessFactors

SuccessFactors, an SAP company, has offices all around the world. One of our fastest growing locations is Bangalore, India. There are a number of UI Engineering positions that we are looking for the right person to fill. Are you that person? Check out our infographic to find out! Check out all of our Engineering Jobs […]. SuccessFactors Careers Bangalore infographic Jobs UI Engineer

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Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.