A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. As the economy grows and the job market gets hotter, employee engagement and retention have become a top priority. As I discuss in Why Culture is the Hottest Topic […]
Peter Capelli’s article “Why We Love To Hate HR And What We Can Do About It” identifies many human resources areas in need of re-invention, from annual performance management to workplace flexibility. But how can HR managers harness the innovation of the next generation of employees to achieve long-lasting structural improvements? Enter Jams And Hackathons […]
Managers: have you wanted to know what drives your employees well before their scheduled review cycles? What if you could encourage a peer review process that takes place more frequently? How about incentives: do you ever feel like you’ve run out of ideas on rewarding your employees? Or perhaps you want to provide your teams with the best support possible so they’re happy and productive?
A handful employees who perform at their peak is better than a dozen employees who operate at 50% efficiency. Yet, motivating employees to perform at their peak can be one of the biggest challenges business leaders face. I checked in with four successful CEOs to learn how they keep their teams productive. Not surprisingly, there’s a lot of research that supports their insights into workplace motivation.
Would you be surprised to find that one of the most important elements for improving recruitment, skill-building and operational efficiency in your startup or small business is the element of fun? As more and more companies make gamification a part of how they work, having fun—in the context of game playing—is becoming a big part […]
HR is experiencing a watershed moment. It’s not like the massive shift from virtual punchcards and e-forms to Cloud-based applications and analytics. It’s not the sudden appearance of millennials texting in the staff cafeteria, or the first Internet conference call. It’s the shift to a new paradigm: HR and Technology is essential to the success […]
LinkedIn continues to be cited as the top online channel for both job seekers and recruiters. Yet, most do not spend an adequate amount of time investing in their online profile. Reasons for this vary from not enough time or knowledge, to the an awareness gap in keeping up with the sites new enhancements and […]
No, they are not. Human Resources as a profession can be an extremely rewarding one, when working for an organization that values the investments it makes – especially its’ workforce. As with any job function in a company there is a broad spectrum of views, performance, self awareness, and emotional competence. Irregardless of what you think […]
The Talent Buzz is hosting the 2nd annual premier networking event for HR & Talent Management professionals in the Twin Cities. The event will be held on Thursday, September 9th, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, aboard Al & Alma’s Bella Vista Yacht.
Search HR pages, over 500 results. Search groups, another 500. The same goes for recruiting. With all the clutter, there are few I have found that add value. Like a lot of things, you’ll get out of it what you invest into it. In random order, here are 15 worthwile HR and Recruiting Pages (and […]
by @jjbuss. On Monday, the top 25 most influential list of recruiters on twitter was shared. Leveraging wefollow, it’s time to spread the love to our HR Tweeps. After all, they work just as hard as Recruiters! The current list of the 25 most influential HR Professionals on twitter are:
Earlier this year, Ning announced over 1 million social networks have been created on their platform. How much could one of those with 1,200 members sell for? Lance Haun, and Laurie Ruettimann sold HRMToday, a niche social and blog network for the HR community. The final bid on ebay last night was $4,075. The auction […]