HR Business Partner Strategy Event
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Talent Management Alliance HR Business Partner Strategy Event

Talent Management Alliance (TMA), has shared additional details about its upcoming 2014 HR Business Partner Strategy Event. Held at the Palomar Hotel in San Diego California, from October 28th-30th, 2014. The inaugural 2014 HR Business Partner Strategy Event will feature practitioners and thought leaders who will share case studies about the strategic challenges HR Business Partners face. Speakers include: Brian Jenkins, HR Business Partner,…

Change in thinking, personal development key in helping generations mix in the workplace

By MaryBeth Matzek It’s a statistic most people in the energy industry know all too well -- 50 percent of their current workforce may retire within the next five to 10 years. While that statistic has companies ramping up their hiring, it also poses a very real challenge: How to get the on-the-verge-of-retirement baby boomers working well with today’s young professionals. As a rule,…

05 Jun 2013
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Communication vital when sharing workforce data

Making the sense of data can be a daunting task. That’s especially true for those in workforce analytics: How can you take the information you’ve developed and present it in a way that’s useful and easy to understand? The key is to make sure you know what the client – whether it’s the finance department or a corporate leadership team -- wants, says Michael…

26 Apr 2013
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A New Look at Engagement

By: Barb Krantz Taylor Source: Talent Management Original Article Here are nine intangible elements of work that employees rank much higher than salary or perks on engagement surveys. Engaged employees perform at 100 percent of their ability, but the most highly engaged employees perform at 122 percent. This was an assertion made during a Towers Perrin — now Towers Watson — webinar called “Leadership…

21 Oct 2011
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The Five Drivers of Happiness at Work

By JESSICA PRYCE-JONES Source: The Source Original Article I am in a wood-paneled boardroom of a large multinational waiting to make a pitch. My stomach lurches as I anticipate having to use the “H” word to the CEO. It just feels too “new-agey” to associate with the hard-numbered world of business. “We’re here to talk about happiness. Happiness at work.” The words sound so…

21 Oct 2011
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Employee Motivation Tips: The Why Matters

Article Summary For leaders of any kind — managers, supervisors, business owners, coaches, teachers, or parents — the lesson in this story is key to understanding what might motivate someone to take action.... When you find ways to communicate with people about issues bigger and more emotional to them — to them is the key point here — they will move to action to…

20 Sep 2011
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Do Happier People Work Harder?

Article Summary Employee engagement may seem like a frill in a downturn economy. But it can make a big difference in a company’s survival. In a 2010 study, James K. Harter and colleagues found that lower job satisfaction foreshadowed poorer bottom-line performance. Gallup estimates the cost of America’s disengagement crisis at a staggering $300 billion in lost productivity annually. When people don’t care about…

20 Sep 2011
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Four Things Leaders Can Do To Reduce Team Conflicts

Article Summary Studies of workplace behaviors reveal some startling statistics with regard to the impact that conflict has on business performance. One study indicates that two out of three employee performance problems can be traced to unresolved interpersonal conflicts. Another study estimates that the average manager spends something like forty percent of their time addressing workplace conflicts. Guy Harris also makes an interesting correlation…

09 Sep 2011
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