SHRM 2014 Talent Management Conference and Exposition - Nashville, TN - April 30
The news just broke that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hit Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers, with a lifetime ban from the sport and a $2.5 million fine due to racist remarks attributed to Sterling. The investigation was prompt, the action swift and the message being sent is powerful. One of the big issues that remains is that Sterling has been known in the past for making racists comments – yet the NBA did nothing. Time will tell what the fallout will be for the NBA.
SHRM 2014 Talent Management Conference and Exposition - Nashville, TN - April 29
Read all the great tweets from Day 2 of the SHRM Talent Conference and Exposition, including the general session with Cy Wakeman.
SHRM 2014 Talent Management Conference and Exposition - Nashville, TN - April 28
Read all the great tweets from Day 1 of the SHRM Talent Management Conference and Exposition including general sessions with Marcus Buckingham and John Foley.
As many of you know, Brandon Hall Group launched its first annual Talent Acquisition Benchmark Survey at the start of the year. In the time since, I’ve been slicing and dicing the data – by levels of effectiveness, by industry, and most recently by company size. Across the board, survey respondents indicated hiring better talent is their highest talent acquisition priority for 2014.
On April 23, SHRM @weknownext conducted an informative #Nextchat conversation on "The Workplace Leadership Vacuum."
In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat:
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent. —Douglas MacArthur
We’ve heard it over and over … again. Employees don’t leave jobs, they leave bosses. Employee satisfaction doesn’t necessarily depend on what we give our employees, but who.
On April 16, SHRM @WeKnowNext chatted with Robin Schooling (@RobinSchooling) about "Who's Responsible for Workplace Wellness?"
In case you missed it, here are all the informative tweets from the chat:
The world is constantly bombarded with the emergence of new tools and technologies that change the way we live and work. And while many of these innovations can bring new efficiencies to the workplace, implementing these solutions can present a number of challenges. In addition to gaining executive buy-in and company-wide adoption, another key aspect is ensuring that any new technology acquisition complies with both the company’s legal processes and the larger local and federal regulations.
When it comes to sustaining star talent, think like a good coach: Once you land top performers, you must motivate them to stay—and continually raise their game.
Hopefully you had the opportunity to submit your taxes and are in the group of folks who are eagerly awaiting (or have received) a refund! Preparing your taxes can be tricky, and whether you utilize a professional to file or you go it alone, understanding the tax code can be intimidating at times.
If you’re an HR professional, you’ve probably been tasked in the past few years with creating a workplace wellness program–or ramping up the one that’s already in place. Consulting with health and wellness experts, and with other HR professionals to understand what they’re doing at their organizations, was likely a first step in the planning process.
I was asking a friend what made his company so remarkable. He replied:
When she was a high school sophomore in Chicago, Antoinette Leatherberry was recruited for an industry “early identification program” sponsored by a local college.
On April 9, @weknownext talked to @KyleLagnuas about "Assessing Candidates for True Grit."
In case you missed the chat, you can read all the great tweets here:
The reasonable-accommodation process can seem endless, requiring “patience and ongoing attention,” according to Peter Petesch, an attorney at Littler in Washington, D.C.
On April 2, We Know Next chatted with the Executive Director of the SHRM Foundation, Mark Schmit on "The Aging Workforce."
In case you missed it, here are all the tweets from the chat:
Many big retailers including Target, Home Depot and Wal-Mart recently announced moves to drop health benefits for their part-time employees, claiming the move is better for workers now eligible to receive federal subsidies or tax credits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for policies purchased through a public insurance exchange.
In order for a leader to have influence, he or she must be respected by his or her subordinates. Of course, to get respect, you need to deliver it.