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.

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

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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.

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

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'.

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June Leadership Development Carnival!!

Working Girl

I''m pleased and proud to present June''s Leadership Development Carnival here at Working Girl. Below you''ll find a fabulous line up with all your favorite leadership gurus!

The Psychological Contract: Engaging throughout the Hierarchy of Needs

Peoplefluent

Thursday, November 15, 2012 :00am. The Psychological Contract: Engaging throughout the Hierarchy of Needs By Gabriella Angiolillo. Today’s employees are skilled knowledge workers whose minds are the (arguably) most important capital for a majority of companies.

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.

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.

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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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.

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 […].

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Recruiter Insights: The Worst Interview Mistakes and How You Avoid Them

SuccessFactors

Today’s post is the another in a series called “Recruiter Insights” by our very own recruiting team. This guest post is by Lianne Gong, Sourcer, SuccessFactors‘ Recruiting Team. Lianne’s blog on resume tips was such a hit we had to ask her back to do one on interviewing. Enjoy! As a recruiter, there have been […]. SuccessFactors Careers

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

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.

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 […].

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.

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.

Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.