Innovation Is a Group Sport

ATD Human Capital

But the reality is that great innovation, just like great improvisation, happens in groups. The amazing comedy and creativity that audiences see onstage is the product of intense group collaboration. It’s a group sport, and the greatest innovators act like an improv troupe.

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The Importance of Synching with your group per Dan Pink

OmegaHR Solutions

Have you ever thought about the importance of groups in your life? In his book, Pink talks about our individual timing, but also says that group timing is just as important. For groups to be effective they also need to synchronize to the boss, the tribe and to their heart.

Bringing Recognition to Real Estate: Minto Group’s Story


We recently spoke to Dave Bond, director of talent management and total rewards at the Minto Group, to discuss how the home building and property management company modernized its approach to social recognition and saw immediate results in terms of employee reach.

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The Problem With Focus Groups: Everyone Lies


Why is the finance group saying they think the company is on the wrong track? For many, the natural next step is to organize a focus group. ” While this seems like a reasonable idea, too often focus groups are not able to deliver results due to the many challenges they face.

HCM: The Last Frontier of Analytics

Speaker: Jana Fuelberth, President & Co-Founder,

Get ready to unpack 4 themes that HR professionals are looking to solve for with data and analytics: Establishing best practices with a workforce by comparing the performance across locations, departments, groups, etc.

The 411 on Employee Resource Groups


Employee Resource Groups have proven to be an effective driver of key business results. As defined by MIT Human Resources , Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are employee-led groups formed around common interests, issues and/or a common bond or background.

The Importance of Dissent in Group Work


Today’s workforce is all about teamwork, group work, and collaboration. However, voicing dissent can be crucial to a group’s overall success. But taking the easy way out and keeping silent can have negative consequences for groups, such as groupthink.

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Investment Group Buys Majority Share In CareerBuilder

TLNT: The Business of HR

A Canadian pension fund and private equity firm Apollo Global Management announced today they are buying a majority share of CareerBuilder. The price was not disclosed, but various calculations put the cash value between $600 million and $654 million.

Wood Group Does Onboarding Right With SilkRoad


Wood Group is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. The post Wood Group Does Onboarding Right With SilkRoad appeared first on SilkRoad.

Chamberlain Group, Inc. Recruits New HRBP


Chamberlain Group, Inc. Recruits New HRBP Gatti & Associates Assists Chamberlain Group in Recruiting Human Resources Business Partner for their Tuscon, AZ Location. Gatti & Associates is pleased to announce Katie McFarlane has joined Chamberlain Group as Human Resources Business Partner in their Tuscon, AZ location. Chamberlain Group (CGI), the corporate parent company to LiftMaster, Chamberlain, Merlin and Grifco, is a global leader in access solutions and products.

Small Business HR Mastermind Group

Acacia HR Solutions

How to Start an HR Peer Group


Consider these five tips to build your own HR peer group. Don’t Discount Digital Networks There are a number of digital networks for HR professionals, from LinkedIn Groups, to public Slack Channels, to community forums. While internet groups can be overwhelming with members continuously asking and answering questions, you’ll start to notice regular contributors. Network, network, network.

Whats Next for Employee Resource Groups

ATD Human Capital

Employee resource groups (ERGs) have become widely used tools in the organizational quest to create diverse, inclusive environments that reflect a changing workforce and marketplace. The role of ERGs is not always updated from their original conception as an affinity group.

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Group Health Insurance, Explained


Let's break down the basics of group health insurance, and how you can use these offerings to retain your best workers Major medical insurance isn't just nice to have these days. It's a necessity.

Employee engagement at RHP Group

HR Zone

Employee engagement at RHP Group Employees.

Business Group Says New EEO-1 is ‘Useless’

HR Daily Advisor

Compensation data that employers may have to provide the federal government next year will not help combat pay discrimination as intended, according to the nation’s largest business group. For more information, see Business Groups to White House: Block New EEO-1 Pay Reporting Requirements.

Engaging in Public Policy: 5 Questions for Stewart Verdery of Monument Policy Group


Facilitated by Stewart Verdery , founder and CEO of Monument Policy Group , the discussion touched on the climate in Washington, thoughts on next year’s congressional election, and, most importantly, why and how companies can help shape policy. We had a chance to sit down with Verdery—whose group advises Workday and other organizations on policy matters—after the roundtable to ask him about engaging with policymakers and why companies should care about policy engagement.

When You’re Feeling Alone, A Mastermind Group Can Help

TLNT: The Business of HR

The principles of a mastermind group can apply to any employee or workplace group aimed at continuous improvement and personal development. The mastermind concept came from an admirer of industrialist Andrew Carnegie.

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HRsoft Wins 2017 Brandon Hall Group Silver Excellence in Technology Award


Every year around this time, Brandon Hall Group announces the award winners for its HCM Excellence Awards Program. The post HRsoft Wins 2017 Brandon Hall Group Silver Excellence in Technology Award appeared first on HRsoft.

3 Ways To Engage Each Age Group At Work

ClearCompany HRM

What group of professionals based on generational age do you think is the most engaged in the workplace? If you guessed the very young and the older age groups, you were right.

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Learning From Your Peers: Halogen User Groups

Halogen Talent Managment

Learning from your peer group is often underrated. How do you learn from peers at Halogen User Groups? There’s a ton of learning value in things like online community meetups, trade conferences, lunch-and-learns, and even simple get-togethers over coffee.

The Fallacy of the Merit Increase: A Chat with Korn Ferry Hay Group’s Tom McMullen


We sat down with Tom McMullen, senior client partner and North America rewards expertise leader at Korn Ferry Hay Group. To get some answers, we sat down with Tom McMullen, senior client partner and North America rewards expertise leader at Korn Ferry Hay Group.

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My First Two Months at Blu Ivy Group

Blu Ivy Group

About Blu Ivy Group. Blu Ivy Group is a leading employer branding and employee engagement consultancy that aligns your organization with contemporary workplace paradigms. Blu Ivy Group is a trusted partner to many of North America’s most respected employer brands.

Client Success Story: Compass Group


Senior Director of Talent Acquisition Louise Bijesse talks about how automated reference checking improved efficiency and quality of hire at Compass Group. The post Client Success Story: Compass Group appeared first on OutMatch.

ADP’s Global Payroll Solution Knocks It Out Of The Park and Earns Highest Recognition From Everest Group


ADP's Global Payroll Solution Knocks It Out Of The Park and Earns Highest Recognition From Everest Group In its inaugural assessment of Multi-country. ADP News Developments Human Capital Management Payroll Recognition ADP Everest Group Globalview

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The Problem With Focus Groups: Everyone Lies


Why is the finance group saying they think the company is on the wrong track? For many, the natural next step is to organize a focus group. Where focus groups come from (hint: it’s not HR). The concept of a focus group is borrowed from the world of advertising.

With HR’s Help, Employee Network Groups Can Improve Retention

HR Daily Advisor

From the employer’s perspective, employee network groups can boost engagement and retention—or they can create divisiveness. One or Many Groups? The clear winner, according to his research, is smaller, individual groups. Groups provide mentoring and help employees feel included.

Your Demographic Groups, Right at your Fingertips


See your groups and choose to display demographic information (or not!). Viewing Waggl results by demographic groups has empowered Waggl customers across the globe to gain a real-time bird’s eye view of their organization.

T3 – Fitbit Group Health – @Fitbit

The Tim Sackett Project

Fitbit Group Health was developed specifically to support organizations that have decided to use the power of wearable tech to help their employees reach their wellness goals. Fitbit has been around for a while now and because of this they’ve been able to do some long term studies with large organizations using their wearable tech and run side by side control groups to find out what impact this wearable tech has on wellness from a cost perspective, and it’s quite stunning!

Metastasize: How a Group of Misguided Cells Mentored Me


Last week, the third week in this process was spent with a fantastic group of people. The air was sucked from the room, and then immediately, and silently, the group rallied to support him. Most of the time I write about things I learned eons ago.

Allies Of Women And Minority Groups In The Workforce


Not only do women generally make just 79 cents to every dollar paid to their male counterparts, but women belonging to minority groups make even less. Allies are as important to the struggles of women and minority groups themselves, if not more so.

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how to speak up as a group at work

Ask a Manager

I sometimes suggest that letter-writers who are concerned about a problem at work get a group of coworkers to all speak up about it together — because there’s strength in numbers and it can be harder to blow off a group than a single person. The first question is how to get this group together in the first place. You: “What do you think about several of us going to Jane as a group and pushing back on it? Could we set a time to sit down as a group and talk it through?”.

Participate in our Exciting New Research with Fosway Group!


The post Participate in our Exciting New Research with Fosway Group! Featured 1 Fosway Group Learning SumTotal Systems Talent talent managementGot a spare 20? I’m talking about minutes, because that’s all it takes to complete a Fosway and SumTotal survey, but the results will give us a wealth of data. Data we will then use to paint the most current and accurate landscape of learning and talent management in organisations across EMEA. Why are this information important to us?

How REA Group nurtures a learning culture


One of REA Group’s values is ‘Inspire It’. How can you motivate and inspire the people around you, not necessarily just the people who report to you, but your peers in the entire organization,” explains Barb Hyman, Executive General Manager of People and Culture at REA Group.

Group Coaching: 8 Benefits for Your Organization


Group coaching can serve many different needs, whether your team needs to be better connected or more accountable. What are the potential benefits for your group? Photo by Mpho Mojapelo on Unsplash.

Groups Planning May 1 General Strike: Are You Prepared?

HR Daily Advisor

For May 1, which is both International Workers’ Day and May Day, several groups have now officially called for a general strike. The post Groups Planning May 1 General Strike: Are You Prepared?

Advocacy Groups Challenge Trump’s 2-for-1 Regulation Requirement

HR Daily Advisor

Three liberal advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit alleging that President Trump’s 2-for-1 regulation mandate violates the Constitution and directs agencies to violate federal law. The post Advocacy Groups Challenge Trump’s 2-for-1 Regulation Requirement appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

Industry Groups Sue To Block Blacklisting Rules


Industry groups representing the construction and security industry sued the government last week over the recently-published Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rules , often called the “blacklisting” rules

Group Chats and Recognition Over Coffee


The post Group Chats and Recognition Over Coffee appeared first on. It’s WOW Wednesday! HR leaders, execs, and managers: How do you WOW the people who go above and beyond for you in your business? Or, how have you been WOWed? Today’s WOW Wednesday comes from Robin.

How To Replace Your Outdated LMS: A Chat With David Wentworth of Brandon Hall Group

Halogen Talent Managment

Research from Brandon Hall Group shows that 44% of companies are actively looking to replace their LMS. So, we tapped David Wentworth , Senior Learning Analyst at Brandon Hall Group , to teach us exactly what we need to know when looking at the LMS landscape.