Tag Archives: HR

Newly hired exec performance / Psychopaths?

From the May 2011 ASTD T&D  magazine, we learned that Newly Hired Executives Not Performing Up to Par [note login required to ASTD]. Poor interpersonal and leadership skills in collaboration, influence and ability to build relationships lead to these costly … Continue reading

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Really, 20% job growth rate in HR?

I listened to Josh Bersin’s keynote at their 2011 Impact Conference – The Business of Talent on Wednesday April 27. Kudos to Bersin and Associates for streaming this event and sharing with those that couldn’t attend. Josh talked about the … Continue reading

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Building better managers at Google

Interesting story in the Sunday NYT on Google’s journey to improve managers. Being Google, a tremendous effort was undertaken in analysis leading to  – the Eight Google Rules. Nothing earth shaking here as paraphrased: Be a good coach Empower your … Continue reading

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Governance: Who Should Come to the Party?

Governance: Who Should Come to the Party? « LIVING IN LEARNING. For me, governance is the who, what and why driven by business strategy. Gary Wise correctly points out that that “performance objectives” should not be part of governance. That’s … Continue reading

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Talent Management Revisited: Where are we now?

» Blog Archive » Talent Management Revisited: Where are we now?. What exactly is talent management?  Is it the employee life cycle from hire to retire? Or all the bits in between when you must find the right person for … Continue reading

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ILT development times 2007 vs 2010

Bryan Chapman, Chapman Alliance, provides another great research service for the workforce learning professional in reporting development times across ILT and elearning for 2010. Contrasting this with the 2007 report [note you’ll need to scroll down for the 2007 data],  … Continue reading

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Two different views

It’s brutal in the job market and ain’t so great for those that provide services either. I believe that the job loss in workplace learning will not recover, never, ever. Organizations will look to outside resources (like me) to get … Continue reading

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Does peer pressure imapact innovation?

We knew this or at least sensed this from high school. From the April HBR, innovation is chilled by image risks, that is unfavorable social impressions – the fear falling into disfavor by colleagues disrupting the status quo by offering … Continue reading

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Social media growth stunted

From a UK press release, we learn that the business leaders lack of understanding and data security concerns key barriers to use of social media within UK businesses. HR, on the other hand, demonstrates high usage and support for social … Continue reading

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On Boarding

Catching up with the reading, June 2009 T+D article, Making New Employees Successful In Any Economy. Good article by Katharine Giacalone about the first 90 days. The first 90 days are critical especially in a downturn and the expense of … Continue reading

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