Is ROI a needless distraction when trying to justify the value of Talent Management? In this week’s feature Marc Effron offers readers an unapologetic approach to Talent Management ROI. Minding Discrimination finds Heather Bussing thinking hard about how we change our minds. In Poor Candidate Experience Declared Illegal Gerry Crispin tips his hat to April Fools and ends with something even more implausible – progress in government. In his post Informal Learning, Jay Cross talks about how to supplement your formal learning process rather than replace it. John Sumser unearths a cornucopia of 5-links to wrap up this issue. Enjoy.
Today’s piece is by long time contributor Jay Cross. He’s the godfather of informal learning. Jay is doing a webinar on April 30 called Making Learning Stick LEARNING IS THAT WHICH enables you to participate successfully in life, at work, and in the groups that matter to you. Informal learning is the unofﬁcial, unscheduled, impromptu way [...]
“Work used to be simple. Tasks were mechanical. Things rarely changed. Initial lessons lasted a lifetime. This kind of work has largely been automated or outsourced to places where workers earn very low wages.” – Jay Cross
There’s a lot of engagement snake oil being sold around our industry. While there is some interesting academic work that shows the possibility of broad based team synergies to turbocharge organizational performance, most engaement projects are designed to improve scores on employee satisfaction surveys. Most engagement projects are really fancy happiness pills.
HR Examiner Weekly Edition v 3.21 May 25, 2012 Low Tide for All Jobs “We are not just facing a shortage of information workers. We are also facing a real shortage of people to make things and make things work. And that’s only half the problem. ” – China Gorman Read Now » Learning to [...]
“Life on earth is faster, faster, faster. We are inundated with information, showered with technological innovation, and pestered by multiple media 24/7. Business is a blur. Life is uncertain.” – Jay Cross
This week our resident lawyer and photographer Heather Bussing points her lens at photo sharing copyright laws on Pinterest. Jay Cross returns to our HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board to discuss your most valuable asset (guessed it yet?). John Sumser looks to the second generation of social media and profiles Evenbase, the European digital recruiting up-and-comer.
Opportunities abound because the world now moves on ideas instead of things. Value has migrated from tangible assets you could see and touch to intangible assets such as ideas, relationships, patterns and reputation.
HR Examiner Weekly Edition v 3.06 Disparate Impact – Why Mobile Matters by Heather Bussing Heather Bussing considers the job candidate, how they use the Internet, and discovers a new reason why mobile matters. Read Now » Bulletproof Talent Here’s a phrase you don’t hear me utter frequently. *Refreshing Approach To HR*. Jason Lauritsen and [...]