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    Do We Get Talent Management?

    Do We Get Talent Management?
    So there's good news and not-so-great news about talent management (TM): On the positive side, organizations - especially top performers - recognize that operating in silos restricts their ability to respond quickly to changing business needs. A holistic approach to talent management has become mission-critical. Some organizations have already plunged full speed into integrated TM, but with mixed results. The bottom ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    What is HR's Role in Employee Termination?

    What is HR's Role in Employee Termination?
    When it comes to terminating employees, HR can help shape the process, guide the conversation and minimize potential damage to both company and employee. But it can't assume the responsibility nor make the task pleasant for anyone involved. Still, "HR should always be a significant part of any termination in any company," says Amy Schrameck, regional director of human resources for ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Building a Compelling Employer Brand

    Building a Compelling Employer Brand
    Talented individuals, who have a choice of employers, behave like consumers selecting products, and employer branding is the method by which you attract and acquire them. People have affinities for brands. People who use Apple computers, iPods, and iPhones respond to the brand’s hip image. You feel different driving a BMW than a Hyundai in part because you associate yourself with ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    How To Get Employees to Work With You

    How To Get Employees to Work With You
    Most businesses understand the impact that employees have on customers. The challenge is how to ensure that impact is a positive one. To effectively serve customers, how do you get employees to work with you rather than against you? An essential strategy to engage employees in customer care involves internal marketing – the application of marketing inside an organization to instill ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Diversity: Don't Innovate Without It

    Diversity: Don't Innovate Without It
    A white guy, a white guy, and a white guy walk into a bar. Did we lose you yet? Thought so. Nothing interesting was going to come from that joke. Humor works when you have an unexpected, compelling outcome. So does the innovation process. In fact, that's the goal, and it's often achieved by adding diversity -- getting the ideas of ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Preparing Employees for Benefits Enrollment

    Preparing Employees for Benefits Enrollment
    Smaller businesses are significantly less likely than larger ones to offer health insurance, surveys show, but there are small firms that offer comprehensive benefits and do so with excellence. Renee Schaaf, vice-president of retirement and investor services for The Principal Financial Group (PFG), spoke recently to Smart Answers columnist Karen E. Klein about a national contest her firm sponsors to identify ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rate This
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    HRPeople Member Websites

    This listing is for HRPeople members who run and maintain their own personal websites. - Want to get linked? Email: info@hrpeople.com for more information. - See your link here? Make sure to add a link to HRPeople on your site. • Document Management Systems • Privateer Resources Philippines • Talent Junction: Blogging Ideas for Human Resources • JNT Consulting • Anchor ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Interview with an Attitude Adjuster

    How many people do you know who use “Attitude Adjuster” as a business title? Kevin Burns does. He specializes in Corporate Personal Development, helping companies develop their people in order to develop better and stronger organizations. His work is based on the premise “that business gets better when the people in the business get better.” I met Kevin earlier this year ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Managing Morale in Uncertain Times

    Managing Morale in Uncertain Times
    With the current economic turbulence, employees are walking on egg shells wondering about their jobs. Fears about job security abound, and managers in almost all economic sectors are grappling with the question: How do you bolster employee morale and confidence when the future is so uncertain? I found some great management advice that addresses this question. According to Melcrum’s Source for ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Employee Engagement and Customer-Focus

    I found another study that demonstrates the strong link between employee engagement and the bottom line: this one from Watson Wyatt, a global consulting firm. (Note: I wrote previously about similar results from research conducted by Wharton and Towers Perrin.) Watson Wyatt’s 2007-2008 Global WorkAttitudes Report also examined the drivers of employee engagement across global regions and employee segments. Among its ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Globalization's Impact on the Labor Market

    Globalization's Impact on the Labor Market
    by Rusty Weston | Monster Contributing Writer If globalization were put to a popular vote in the United States, it would lose, according to Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of General Electric, one of the world’s largest multinational employers. Opponents of globalization contend that an economic race to the bottom is under way as workers in First World economies will be forced to ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    HRPeople's Featured Partners

    Take a look at some of the other sites we recommend for HR professionals. And don't forget about our featured writers! Add a link to HRPeople on your site. [photo:53297] Recchion and Associates, Inc. Gary Recchion, with Recchion and Associates, Inc., has 20 years in global career development and outplacement coaching and training supporting both individual and corporate clients from Phoenix, ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Partner with HRPeople

    Partner with HRPeople
    Have your own website? Have a MySpace account? Here's a great way to spread the word about HRPeople. Just copy and paste the code from the text box below the image of your choice into the HTML body of your page. HRPeople is now offering all member-owned websites the opportunity for partnership and link swapping. Email: info@hrpeople.com for more information. If ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Employee Relations

    Employee Relations
    In this article, I'm going to look at three areas of discussion on the subject of employee relations: • What Employee Relations means • How Employee Relations works • What is needed to be successful What Employee Relations is: Employee Relations is, of course, the relationship between employers and employees. Here in the UK, this is known as Employer/employee Engagement. Perhaps ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +2
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    HRPeople's Guide to Firing & Layoffs

    HRPeople's Guide to Firing & Layoffs
    Unless an employee has been caught padding his or her expense account, sexually harassing clients, or plain-old dropping the ball with a critical task, you will probably NOT enjoy the process of letting him or her go. In today's economy, pink slips are coming to hundreds at a time as departments shut their doors. Letting an employee go is a difficult ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +3
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    “Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic” That We Can All Learn From

    “Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic” That We Can All Learn From
    Every service provider is challenged with engaging employees and creating systems to deliver a positive customer experience, but none more so than those who work in healthcare. So what can be learned from the Mayo Clinic? This excerpt, from the book Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic by Leonard Berry and Kent Seltman explains it best: “Imagine what can be learned from ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Workplace Gathering a Meaningful Ritual

    Workplace Gathering a Meaningful Ritual
    One of my former clients, a small department of a large organization, engages in a morning coffee klatch – staff arrives on or before 8 AM, turn on their computers, and then gather around the table in a small lunch room for coffee, tea, cereal, and/or a variety of goodies available. (The office always has a generous assortment of baked goods ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Critical Questions for the Employee Experience

    Critical Questions for the Employee Experience
    There’s an interesting guest post on Customers Rock! about customer experience and emotion by Colin Shaw, author of The DNA of Customer Experience. He writes that companies still don’t get the reality that more than half of a customer experience is about emotions – feelings that can either drive value or destroy it. So when he meets with companies, he asks ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    What’s Behind Employee Turnover

    What’s Behind Employee Turnover
    Leigh Branham explores the real reasons employees leave in his book, The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave. He provides insight across the continuum of what prompts employees to start thinking about leaving to their disengagement and ultimate departure. Based on the results of extensive employee exit interviews, Branham found these reasons why employees leave: • The job or workplace was ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Interview with David Zinger, Employee Engagement Specialist

    Interview with David Zinger, Employee Engagement Specialist
    Following is an interview with David Zinger, founder and host of the Employee Engagement Network. [Note: this interview is excerpted from Sybil F. Stershic’s Quality Service Marketing Blog on Internal Marketing & Internal Communications.] 1. In talking about employee engagement as something that “enriches everyone in the workplace,” you emphasize that “It is not sucking out more discretionary effort from ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This

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