HRTech Field Guide – Tips – Balancing Sessions and Conversations

On September 20, 2016, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
There will be around 7,500 people at the HRTech 2016 conference. Every imaginable kind of person from every imaginable sector and background comes to learn more about HR Technology. There are over 400 vendors, nearly 70 optional sessions, and 8 keynotes/general sessions. If you are at the conference all four days, there are seven slots that you […]
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What’s So Special About HRTech

On September 19, 2016, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
What’s So Special About HRTech? It’s the combination of longevity, content and market representation that makes this show so unique.
 

HRExaminer v7.36

On September 16, 2016, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
If large groups of people, lots of activity, sound, noise, and light feel overwhelming, you may be an introvert. Let’s just say the HR Tech Conference is an extrovert’s delight. Yet, the conference is full of interesting people, products, and information. What to do? Simple. Heather Bussing has the Introvert’s Guide to HR Tech.

Mary Faulkner gets underneath why There is no “action” in your action plans (why follow through falls down).

If employers want employees to do their best, Heather Bussing thinks they’ll need to Stop Defining Employee Engagement as Discretionary Effort.

On Episode 87 of HR Tech Weekly: CareerBuilder acquires Workterra, Sodexo Acquires Inspirus, Cornerstone hiring Sarah Brennan, As Skill Requirements Increase, More Manufacturing Jobs Go Unfilled, Career survival in the fourth industrial revolution, and Excess Management costing the US Trillions.

Esther Bongenaar and Vasilis Giagkoulas are two very important parts of the HR Analytics team at Royal Dutch Shell. John Sumser digs into the numbers with Esther and Vasilis on Episode 191 of HRExaminer Radio.

Joe Hanna is the Founder and CEO of Job Marker Maker and ENGAGE Talent, both predictive recruiting platforms. Joe has over 22 years of global experience in software and enterprise applications and is also a published author. Catch up with Joe Hanna on HRExaminer Radio.
 

Stop Defining Employee Engagement as Discretionary Effort

On September 15, 2016, in Diversity, Editorial Advisory Board, Engagement, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Working harder and working better often mean working more, especially in our current workaholic, cult-of-busy culture. If employers want employees to do their best, stop looking at “discretionary effort” and start looking at factors employers actually can influence and control.
 

There is no “action” in your action plans: why follow through falls down

On September 14, 2016, in Engagement, HRExaminer, Leadership, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
It sounds good to have an action plan, right? But action plans can be the ultimate check-the-box activity. Mary Faulkner explores some of the main reasons why your action plans may not be resulting in real action.
 

Introvert’s Guide to HR Tech

On September 12, 2016, in Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
If you’re an introvert headed to the HR Tech conference in October, you need a game plan to get the most out of the conference. Heather Bussing has written a guide just for you.
 

HRExaminer v7.35

On September 9, 2016, in HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Like all great organizational ideals, there is paradox in the notion that a culture can be controlled. Read this week’s feature article from John Sumser, Managing Culture.

On Episode 86 of HR Tech Weekly: SAP and #SuccessConnect16 updates, Glint and Assessments, Amazon 30 hour workweek, Flexible schedules, and Greenhouse’s Employee Lifetime Value model.

David Ossip is Ceridian’s Chairman and CEO. David was recently named as one of the top CEOs by Glassdoor, and Ceridian one of the Best Places to Work in 2016. During his tenure at Workbrain, David was named twice to Canada’s Best 50 Managed Companies. Listen to David Ossip on HRExaminer Radio.

Richard Mosley is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on employer brand management. He co-authored the first book on the subject (‘The Employer Brand’ — Wiley 2005), as well as the very latest (‘Employer Brand Management, Practical Lessons from the World’s Leading Employers’ - Wiley September, 2014). Listen to Richard Mosley on HRExaminer Radio.
 

Managing Culture

On September 5, 2016, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
If you’ve been a reader for a while, you might recall Eileen Clegg as the visual thinker who minted the metaphor of extremophiles. Extremophiles are biological organisms that thrive in environmental extremes: near a lava flow, at the bottom of the ocean, for example. Eileen’s very useful notion is that we have and need extremophiles in our organizations, that they are a part of organizational culture.
 

HRExaminer v7.34

On September 2, 2016, in HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
“This week, in the silence of my office, I took time to reflect on some of the questions we all reflect on when faced with life and death – Why is my work important?” Read, Paying it Forward: The Generosity of the HR Tech Community from Stacey Harris.

Telling the truth becomes scary for our companies and creates all kinds of work challenges, some funny and others tragic. Jason Seiden talks about how to Make Truth Safe: The Key to Internal Activation.

Gallup says that 87% of employees around the world are not engaged. Feel Like A Number?

On HR Tech Weekly: Salesforce: The software release process and their job fairs, Workday 2Q results and mid-market, Microsoft tests Project Sonoma, Why Are American Workers Getting Less Productive?, The Age of the Never-Ending Performance Review, and The Dark Side of High Employee Engagement.

Vivek Wadhwa is a Fellow at Stanford University in Corporate Governance and Director of Research at the Center for Entrepreneurship at Duke University. One of Vivek’s recent books was named by The Economist as a Book of the Year. Listen to Vivek Wadhwa on HRExaminer Radio.

Steve Boese is the Co-Chair of HR Executive Magazine’s HR Technology Conference and co-founded H3HR Advisors Inc. Steve is a frequent author, speaker, and panel moderator on HR Technology, and is well known as the co-host of the “HR Happy Hour Show.” Catch Steve Boese on HRExaminer Radio.
 

Make Truth Safe: The Key to Internal Activation

On August 31, 2016, in HRExaminer, by Jason Seiden
“It’s the scariest thing in the world, telling the truth, because if you get rejected, you have nothing to hide behind. When you tell the truth and lose, it’s because your truth didn’t measure up. And because we all tend to carry our personal experiences into our professional lives, what’s difficult for us as individuals becomes difficult for the teams we join.” – Jason Seiden
 
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