2012

April 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development: Earth Day Edition

QAspire

Namaste! Welcome to the April 1st 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development. I’d like to dedicate this edition of Carnival to Earth Day 2012 , celebrated every year on 22nd April as a movement to protect the beautiful planet we all have inherited.

Top 10 HR Interview Questions & How To Answer Them

TheHRBlog

These are top 10 HR interview questions and will help you in preparing for the interview. when responding to HR interview questions keep your answers brief and to the point. If you are faced with a difficult HR interview question, make sure you stay calm, don’t get defensive, and take a moment to think about […].

Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.

Strategic HCM

?Despite the focus on engagement in 2012 and the finding that more than half of companies indicated focusing more on internal talent than hiring externally, just over a third of HR professionals cited career development as a

Employee Engagement: Improving Performance Through Strengths

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: From Performance Management to Performance Mastery. The pyramid of employee engagement is a 10 block model of employee engagement. Here is a link to a 50 page booklet on the pyramid.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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Attention HR: You Can Hire Using Social.I Did

NoExcusesHR

Social recruiting works. Let me say it again HR. social recruiting works. Three weeks ago I wrote a blog post about my need to fill a recruiter vacancy. I went through my " new " normal routine of using twitter, facebook , our HR web site and Linkedin to spread the word.

What Makes a Great Leader?

45 Things

I've interviewed many leaders over the years, and the one thing that comes up consistently is that great managers don't have to use a bunch of fancy voodoo to motivate or inspire workers.

New research reveals the business case for employee recognition

Achievers

Do you understand the power and ROI of “thank you” in the workplace? The latest research from Bersin & Associates proves companies that say “thank you” to employees far outperform companies that do not.

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How to Choose Professional Organizations to Join

Effortless HR

(Photo credit: s_falkow). In these challenging times when every dollar spent must be a wise investment, one of those decisions is where you should spend both time and money in terms of business development. One thing is for sure, you will need to contribute in order to gain.

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.

On Creativity: SRK and Seth Godin!

QAspire

Two personalities from two diverse nations; One is an Indian mega-star Shahrukh Khan (SRK) and the other is a relentless instigator (and my hero) Seth Godin. Both live a creative life and express themselves fully through their work. Both have a significant impact on large number of people.

What are the Career Options in HR

TheHRBlog

HR is not just about liking people. HR isn’t the job for you if you’re not a ‘people person’, but liking people won’t be enough on its own. More precisely, you have to be interested in getting the absolute best out of people. It’s not just the softer ‘people skills’ that are important. You’ll have a strong interest in business and the […].

Peter Howes, SuccessFactors on Career Management

Strategic HCM

I (virtually) attended HCI’s Talent Strategy and Workforce Planning conference this week and will be posting on some of the WFP and data stuff from there over the next few days.

8 Powerful Approaches to Create Meaningful Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Make meaning – why work? Part 8 of an 11 part series on how managers can improve employee engagement). Finding direction through meaning. Meaning. For work to sustain and enrich people it must be meaningful.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

Aurico Reports Inc. Leaps 885 Positions on Inc. 5000 List. Company Experiences 42% Three-Year Sales Growth

Aurico

Arlington Heights, IL-In a short time, Aurico Reports has made a significant climb on Inc. Magazine''s list of America''s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. Aurico entered the list in 2011 at number 4,707. In 2012, it rose to number 3,822.

ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution

Josh Bersin

This week ADP, the largest HR company in the world, introduced its integrated talent management solution (and its own learning management system). This announcement has the potential to significantly.

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The Once-Over: A Few Resume Tips

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 :00am. The Once-Over: A Few Resume Tips By Gabriella Angiolillo. What do recruiters and those who live in the Upper East Side have in common? The “once-over.”

I'm Hiring.Can You Recruit?

NoExcusesHR

I''m in one of those bittersweet moments as a leader. One of my team members is transitioning back into a clinical role to provide care for some of our most fragile patients.

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.

What References are Really Saying About You

45 Things

I remember the first recommendation an editor wrote for me. It was glowing. It was wonderful. It told editors they would be idiots not to hire me. I still have copies of that recommendation.

Think Moneyball

Working Girl

It''s the post with the picture of Brad Pitt. I recently wrote a post at Compensation Café called The Young and the Restless , about how Generation Y is more likely to leave an organization they are satisfied with than other generations. Because they aren’t tied down by things like kids, mortgages and 15 years of experience in a particular field.

Employee Engagement Balances Fun and Functionality in the Workplace

Insperity

Thanks to companies like Google, it’s become hip for businesses to make their headquarters a veritable playground. But while game rooms, indoor dog parks and on-site spas are “fun”, they may not be the most effective means of employee engagement. Employee engagement and fun go hand-in-hand; employees consider a workplace fun if they’re engaged in what they’re doing. So naturally if you focus on increasing employee engagement, “fun” will be a byproduct.

Graceful Leadership 101 (Free PDF)

QAspire

People are promoted to lead others based on their seniority in technical areas. Others become managers after getting a management degree from a b-school that never taught them the fundamentals of dealing with people.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Four Questions Which Can Destroy Your Life

TheHRBlog

One of the biggest issues for me over the years has been how to make the mind an ally instead of an enemy. Everyday suffering is largely mental. We obsess and worry. We are haunted by old hurts and anticipate new ones with anxiety. For many people, the same four questions keep cropping up to […]. Accepting Oneself Lifestyle Tips Self-Improvement Deepak Chopra God Mental Health Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

HR Analytics – Calculating Success

Strategic HCM

I’ve been re-reading a couple of books in preparation for another workshop on HR Metrics. One of these has been Calculating Success by Carl Hoffmann, Eric Lesser and Tim Ringo.

12 Daily Employee Engagement Prescriptions for 2012

David Zinger

Here are 12 prescriptions for Employee Engagement in 2012. Strive for everyday simple, small, and significant actions. Lighten up your perspective, workload, and intensity. Stop consuming information unless that information contributes to meaningful and important action.

Why Workday Is Different by Design, and Why It Matters

Workday

At Workday, a large part of my time is spent explaining how we are different by design. There is a long list of points we make to describe our different approach, but at the core the main difference between Workday and traditional enterprise applications is how we’ve made the object model the core of our architecture

Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

Recruiter Insights: Am I Qualified for a Sales role at SuccessFactors, an SAP Company?

SuccessFactors

This week’s post in our Recruiter Insights series featuring our own recruiters is by Adam DiLuzio, Sales Recruiter at SuccessFactors. We’re currently hiring very aggressively in sales and Adam felt a blog post specifically for those types of candidates would be very useful and we hope you do to. I am often asked “What do […]. SuccessFactors Careers careers Jobs Recruiter sales

Peoplefluent Mobile HCM Suite Recognized by Ventana Research

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 :00am. Peoplefluent Mobile HCM Suite Recognized by Ventana Research By Jim Bowley. Peoplefluent is pleased to receive a Ventana Research Technology Innovation Award for the Peoplefluent suite of Mobile HCM solutions.

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It's The How

NoExcusesHR

Over the years I''ve had the privilege of working with a lot of really smart people. Whether they were in formal or informal leadership roles, practiced clinically or worked in finance, information technology, marketing, and yes human resources, my industry is packed with really bright people.

Network Like It's 1959

45 Things

In fashion, what's old is often new again. If you doubt it, just look at the styles coming out this spring: 1950s-style dresses for women and streamlined suits for men just like the characters in Mad Men. You may also want to heed another fashion from that era: in-person networking.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.