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Anything you can do, I can do better. That could very easily be the subtitle of a new report put out by The Hackett Group that highlights what differentiates world-class human resource organizations from their peers—or their wannabe peers.

World-class HR organizations are those that are among the top quartile of companies in both efficiency and effectiveness, according to The Hackett Group's benchmarking methodology.

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December 9, 2014

 

Competing priorities, lack of influence remain areas of concern
 

Budgets for human resource departments have increased over the past couple of years, but they are still well short of the levels seen prior to the recession, according to the latest Bloomberg BNA report about the state of the human resource function.

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November 12, 2014
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 Getting hiring right requires getting interviewing right

 

Too many companies’ interviewing tactics are hurting their chances of rooting out top performers, said Geoff Smart and Alan Foster during their keynote session at the Staffing World 2014 conference, held Oct. 13-15 near Washington, D.C. But a multitude of common hiring mistakes can be corrected if staffing professionals and hiring managers simplify their interviewing process.

Smart and Foster asked conference attendees what kind of interviewers they were.

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October 23, 2014
 

Research shows where HR should focus to make improvements 
 

Lack of strategy, cultural awareness and solutions to manage an increasingly diverse, mobile employee population are keeping many companies from building a workforce that will meet their future business objectives, according to research released Sept. 10, 2014.

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October 21, 2014

 

Recent spate of mass layoffs hasn’t eased tight competition for industry talent. 

Some observers might use the word “tumultuous” to describe the state of staffing in the IT sector, which is still reeling from announcements at Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard of impending downsizings.

In July the sector recorded a 49 percent increase in job cuts from June, making July’s layoff total the second highest of the year, according to a report released July 31, 2014, by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.

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September 8, 2014

ORLANDO, FLA—“Culture is established in our brains at a very young age, but cultural understanding is not really intuitive,” said Mercedes Naficy D’Angelo, director of business solutions for the consultancy Cultural Awareness International Inc., during her June 24 session, “Global Competency: Success in Emerging Markets,” at the 2014 Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference & Exposition.

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July 9, 2014

 ORLANDO, FLA.--Succession plans can be as intimidating to make as wills and funeral arrangements. No, really. Company leaders have a very hard time addressing the issue emotionally and an even harder time talking practically about who might take over for them when they’re gone.

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June 26, 2014
 
In February hiring rates will rise and layoff rates will fall in the manufacturing and service sectors, compared with February 2013, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) report, released Feb. 6.
February 11, 2014

With improved economic conditions come increases in staff turnover. As the market improves, HR professionals will be looking for new jobs of their own, according to the results of a new HR Jobs Pulse Survey, released Jan. 22, 2014, by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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January 31, 2014
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Robust during the first half of 2013, hiring in the information technology and engineering sectors slowed down considerably in the last quarter of the year, according to data recently released by two trade groups. And Robert Half Technology’s most recent hiring forecast indicates the slowdown might continue into the new year.

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January 8, 2014

HR professionals have more faith in the U.S. labor market than they did six months ago, and more than half believe that the economy will add jobs in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the newest Jobs Outlook Survey (JOS) by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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October 28, 2013

While planned layoffs fell to their lowest level in three months in September, U.S.-based employers announced plans to reduce payrolls by 40,289, according to the latest report on monthly job cuts, released Oct. 3, 2013, by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. That figure represents a 20 percent drop from August but is 19 percent higher than the job cuts announced in September 2012. This is the fourth consecutive month in which job cutting was heavier than a year ago.

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October 11, 2013

In September roughly four in 10 manufacturers and service-sector companies will hire, according to the latest results of the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey, released Sept. 5, 2013.

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September 6, 2013
While it’s certainly not going to be as hot as the summer temperatures, the hiring rate in July is set to increase significantly in the service sector and will rise slightly in manufacturing compared with a year ago, according to the latest Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey released July 3, 2013, by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
 
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July 12, 2013
The training and development profession, like the human resource profession, has changed significantly during the past decade, and so have the skills and knowledge that practitioners need to be successful in the field. The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), an association for learning and development professionals, has updated its competency model to guide training professionals’ career development. 
 
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June 21, 2013

Did you know there are currently 1 billion gamers worldwide? And did you know that a 2012 Gallup survey revealed that 71 percent of U.S. workers are not engaged on the job? The connection between these two facts and the impact gaming can have on employee engagement and talent management were the subject of game designer and futurist Jane McGonigal’s April 16 keynote presentation at the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2013 Talent Management Conference & Exposition.

April 24, 2013
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Hiring optimism for the second quarter of 2013 prevails in two recently released employment forecasts.

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April 8, 2013

Half of new employees surveyed reported they are experiencing buyer’s remorse after accepting a recent job offer, according to global research findings about hiring trends published by Pittsburgh, Pa.-based management consulting firm Development Dimensions International (DDI).

And they are not alone: With one in eight new workers employed during a 12-month period having proved to be a bad hire, many employers that DDI surveyed also are questioning whether they have made wise hiring decisions, according to the study.

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April 2, 2013

Half of new employees surveyed reported they are experiencing buyer’s remorse after accepting a recent job offer, according to global research findings about hiring trends published by Pittsburgh, Pa.-based management consulting firm Development Dimensions International (DDI).

And they are not alone: With one in eight new workers employed during a 12-month period having proved to be a bad hire, many employers that DDI surveyed also are questioning whether they have made wise hiring decisions, according to the study.

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March 13, 2013

Thinking critically, solving problems, innovating and collaborating are highly valued at every level within an organization. More than half of polled executives, however, said there is significant room for improvement in these competencies among their employees, according to the results of an American Management Association survey released Feb. 7, 2013.

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March 11, 2013