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.

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.

Trending Sources

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.

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.

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture

Designing Job Groups


A core component of a federal contractor’s affirmative action plan (AAP) is the creation of a job group structure.

Employee engagement at RHP Group

HR Zone

Employee engagement at RHP Group Employees.

Managing Your 4 Key Talent Groups -


” Other organizations use complex models that include many groups and tiers within each group. As we work with organizations to identify and evaluate talent, we often use language around following four groups: High Potentials (aka, “Hi-Po”).

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.

Understanding Skill Based Learning for Business

This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture

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?

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.

Business Groups Urge Administration to Accelerate Market-Based Healthcare Reforms

HR Daily Advisor

Two plan sponsor groups are calling for the Trump administration to undertake a series of market-based initiatives to lower healthcare costs. The post Business Groups Urge Administration to Accelerate Market-Based Healthcare Reforms appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

The 7 Best LinkedIn Groups for Recruiters


LinkedIn groups are one of the best features the social network offers, and not just to find applicants. Groups are perfect for making professional connections and sharing and learning best-practices in the industry.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

different groups of people within your organization will “touch” your ATS platform. groups where users can collaborate to share their experiences and best. Choosing The Right ATS The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system Introduction ATS for Employers v.s.

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.

A Passionate Team Beats A Talented Group


Their passion was so intense that “it inspired the enthusiasm and commitment of a dedicated group in their hometown of Dayton, Ohio.”. One of my management principles is “passion for the mission is not optional.” To me, it’s critical that people believe in what we’re doing. In fact, I think the whole team believing in the mission is more important than having the exact right skills on the team. Culture eats strategy and passion beats talent.

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.

Hay Group: Engagement Matters

Strategic HCM

I’m pleased to introduce an additional new sponsor for my blog: Hay Group. However Hay Group points out that engagement isn’t all that matters. This is a serious issue - Hay Group suggests that organisations which perform best in terms of both engagement and enablement achieve 4.5

Infographic: 6 Employee Resource Group Performance Measures


With employee resource groups (ERGs, also known as business resource groups) serving as an effective and inexpensive way to support D&I efforts, here are six performance measures to ensure your ERGs are aligned to business needs. High-performance organizations are 2x more likely to use empirical data to support diversity and inclusion efforts than lower performers.

The President’s Repeal of the ACA Small Group Market Rule: What Employers Need to Know to Avoid Penalties After January 1, 2016


This post is part of the TriNet ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. President Obama recently approved of the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act PACE Act

Little-Known Things to Consider When Shopping for Group Health Insurance


If you’re shopping for group health insurance for your company the first or second time around, it can be hard to make a confident choice. Not to mention, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has changed the group health insurance market considerably.

Workers’ Rights Organizations and Business Groups Agree: OFCCP and EEOC are Different


Groups representing employee rights and those representing employer interests are opposed to the merge. The groups agree that though both agencies are focused on protecting employees from discrimination, their purpose is different.

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

ADP 17

SkillSurvey Launches New “Credential OnDemand” for Medical Staff Services Groups


The post SkillSurvey Launches New “Credential OnDemand” for Medical Staff Services Groups appeared first on SkillSurvey. Delivers Streamlined Digital Credentialing that Helps Skilled Practitioners Impact Patient Care Faster. Revolutionary Approach Adds New Online Application Module and Improves Peer Referencing, Privileging and Hospital Affiliations.

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.

no, group work in school is not “just like in the real work world”

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m starting a business graduate program now and all of the administrators are practically giddy proclaiming, “There’s going to be a lot of group work! I’ve always struggled with group work because I’m a (recovering) perfectionist and was the type of kid who dominated group projects and only allowed my groupmates to do token pieces. Can you recommend any resources for how to do effective, professional group work among peers?

a member of our professional group is making people feel excluded

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I belong to a group of mid- to upper-level professionals that meets several times a year for networking and a presentation (usually by one of the members) on a topic of interest in our field. The situation is a bit complicated because he’s actually my boss’s partner, so I want to be careful not to offend him (my boss is not a member of this group).

Employee Focus Groups: Your Superpower for Improving Employee Engagement

Quantum Workplace

Conducting employee focus groups is a great way to harness the collective intelligence of your employees and truly make an impact after your employee survey. Here’s the scoop on employee focus groups. Want ideas for improving employee engagement? Look no further than your employees.

Engage your team from anywhere: Tips from #CeridianXOXO Award Winner Heritage Golf Group


By Jennifer Preston , Payroll and HR Administrator at Heritage Golf Group, Inc. At Heritage Golf Group, almost all of the managers I interact with regularly are stationed at various courses across the country. For example, at Heritage Golf Group, many of our older employees who had been in the industry for decades never even turned on a computer before, let alone had exposure to their various systems.

Ep 82 – Why I Joined the Advanced Group as the VP of Talent


Earlier today, you might have read or heard about a press release that went live announcing that I’ve joined the Advanced Group as their newly appointed Vice President of Strategies. Episode 82: Why I Joined the Advanced Group as the VP of Talent Strategies. I’ll discuss a little bit about my return and answer some questions I’ve been asked from friends, family and colleagues and then later you’ll hear from Leo Sheridan, the Advanced Group’s CEO. Who is the Advanced Group?

Buying SaaS HCM Technology: A Selection Resource Guide from Brandon Hall Group

Workforce Software

Access this Selection Resource Guide from Brandon Hall Group to learn what to look for in cloud-based HCM technology. Download this Selection Resource Guide from Brandon Hall Group for the latest research-based insight on what to look for in a SaaS-based workforce management solution.

Which Group Benefits Work For Your Small Business?


Perks and benefits are essential to any successful business. Get your free guide on them here. Whether you have a long runway or have taken out loans to start your company, you know that every dollar counts when it comes to business expenses. In fact, a bank of America survey deduced that 72% of small business owners are concerned about healthcare costs. That’s one reason of many why accessing benefits for your small business can feel so anxiety inducing.

Plan Sponsor Group Seeks Relief from ACA Reporting

HR Daily Advisor

The group cited the January 20 Executive Order in which Trump instructed agencies to “waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay the implementation” of ACA provisions that impose fees or other burdens on a range of stakeholders.

OFCCP Resolves Hiring Discrimination Claims Against Compass Group USA, Inc.


Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP) recently entered into a conciliation agreement with Compass Group USA to settle allegations that the foodservice and support services company discriminated against African American applicants for Service Worker positions at its Mobile, AL facility.

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.