Employee Management

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A players, B players... green, yellow, and red.   Every organization has a system for rating their employees.  Right or wrong, these systems can affect employee engagement, productivity and retention. 

April 5, 2013
Work.com is a social performance management platform created by Salesforce, that allows teams to align organizational goals around driving business results, through social tools that allow real-time coaching and 1:1 feedback.  
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October 25, 2012

The 2012 Workflex Conference is an innovative conference that offers solutions for HR professionals and other business leaders who are actively engaged in building and implementing effective and flexible workplace strategies. 

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September 19, 2012

SHRM's Workplace Trends and Forecasting Specialist, Joseph Coombs, interviews Bruce Tulgan, founder of Rainmaker Thinking

September 18, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week.

To attract, retain and engage Hispanics and Latinos, employers need to understand the common—and unique—characteristics of the various cultures that fall under the label of “Hispanic,” according to Di Ann Sanchez, SPHR, president and founder of DAS HR Consulting LLC in Hurst, Texas.

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May 18, 2012

Jason Lauritsen shares how we make the mistake in the employee engagement survey process of treating all employee opinions as equally credible. He illustrates how organizations already know that employee opinions are not equal and reveals the insanity of treating them as such. www.BulletproofTalent.com

May 14, 2012

17 Rules for Developing and Keeping Devoted Employees is a must read on how to foster commitment, respect, trust, honesty, fun and above all performance.

April 11, 2012

Culture eats strategy for breakfast. It’s a popular cliché I’ve seen tossed around a lot.  And I get the premise – strong cultures can make or break your organizational strategy.  It’s true. But where does culture start? Well, Steve Boese recently wrote a post titled, “If culture eats strategy, then what eats culture?” answering that exact question.

February 21, 2012
Achieving milestones within a department or an organization is a process that involves a clear strategy, research, team members, and the flexibility to change and adapt along the way.  Just like leaders, a company’s culture or environment doesn’t just happen.  Great cultures are made from the top down and the down up.
February 15, 2012
It is 9 am.  The secretary reports to her desk.  Waiting for her is a sealed card.
The secretary opens the envelope and it is a Valentine's card from her manager.  Having undergone sensitivity training, the manager signs it "fondly" as opposed to "lovingly."
The employee is creeped out and goes to HR.  HR talks with the manager based on a script we had prepared together.
HR asks the manager if he knows why the card is inappropriate.  He responds "no."
February 14, 2012
Did you talk to a customer today?
Simple yes or no answer.  
According to Frank Pacetta (a hero of mine) and his Blueprint for Success a “no” gets the leader or manager (CEO especially) an immediate failing grade.
February 6, 2012
During the past decade, much of work/life research has been dedicated to identifying and measuring the bottom-line benefits of workplace flexibility to an organization and its employees. Unfortunately, far less attention has been paid to the challenges that managers face when integrating flexibility into their work groups.
February 1, 2012

Between now and New Year’s Eve, just about everyone — from late-night comedy show hosts and newspaper editorial boards, to individual families — will be compiling their Top 10 lists for 2011. SHRM’s Government Affairs Team has taken a slightly different approach and compiled its Top 8 list of HR public policy accomplishments for this past year.

January 13, 2012

Richard Eppel talks about how employee engagement and management drives the productivity of your business.

September 13, 2010