Tuesday Aug 04, 2015

The Employee Engagement Debate Continues

By Andy Campbell

Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is one of those perennial issues that is never far from the executive radar. Yet despite this ongoing interest some questions remain. Is it a strategic business issue and, if so, in what way? How can it be accurately measured? Who owns employee engagement and how can HR best stake its claim to this ownership? What are the key drivers for effective engagement and what obstacles stand in the way?

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Friday Jul 31, 2015

Uber's Game Is a Talent Scout Masquerading as a Training Tool

By Oscar Lausegger


We're long past the time when we judged candidates entirely by their CVs, much less their university diplomas.

In recent years, companies have found success recruiting talent through employee referrals, and digital social networks have helped accelerate and broaden this avenue.

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Wednesday Jul 29, 2015

Why Mobile Recruiting is the Next Best Thing

By Ramona Costea

Mobile Recruiting

Everybody is talking about it, but only a few really envision the positive outcome of this imminent trend. When the digital climate is rapidly evolving, so is the talent acquisition world. If you are recruiting like a god—on all digital channels available today — why not recruit anytime, anywhere? Yes, we are talking about the new age of mobile recruiting.

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Thursday Jul 23, 2015

What’s New: Oracle HCM Cloud 10


Oracle recently announced the availability of Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud (Oracle HCM Cloud) 10. The new release provides HR executives with enhanced, engaging user experience capabilities and the tools they need to support an increasingly global and digital workforce.

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Thursday Jul 16, 2015

Digital natives: Performance windfall, or HR's worst nightmare?

By James Atkinson

Digital Natives

Employers will need to adapt their HR approaches to counter the challenges posed by the new generation of Millennials now entering the workforce, and to fully utilise their potential, says an HR executive.

Millennials lack the corporate loyalty of their predecessors—most will hold jobs for somewhere between three and five years and they will have between 17 and 22 jobs throughout their career, Oracle APAC senior director, HCM strategy and transformation, Andrew Lafontaine told HR Daily.

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Tuesday Jul 14, 2015

Budget-Friendly Ways to Boost Talent Brand

By Sunita Khatri

Talent Brand Management

Talent brand (aka employment brand) by no surprise can have a serious impact on whether a candidate takes a new job or if an employee stays in one—and in a competitive job market can be the most attractive aspect of making a career choice. So how does HR get ahead of the competition and invest in their talent brand without breaking the bank?

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Wednesday Jul 08, 2015

Five Ideas: Millennials


Millennials are already creating big changes in the way we work, and their influence is only going to continue to grow. According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report, millennials already form 25 percent of the workforce in the US. By 2020, they will account for 50 percent of the global workforce.

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Tuesday Jul 07, 2015

How North Shore-LIJ Is Acing Its Talent Search

By Michael Hickins


A widely anticipated decision on Obamacare by the US Supreme Court later this month could upset the administrative applecart for healthcare providers nationwide.The outcome of this case is one of several factors leading to a transformation of the US healthcare industry.

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Wednesday Jul 01, 2015

Harnessing the Power of Talent Pools

By Marcie Van Houten

wowI am fortunate enough to get to speak with a lot of customers about their strategic talent management practices. And one of the trends I’ve seen is a shift in the way companies are thinking about their succession management process. Don’t get me wrong.

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Tuesday Jun 30, 2015

Take the Creepy Out of Recruiting

By Jim Lein


I admit it. Sometimes I creep. Anyone who prides themselves on being a top notch web researcher will from time to time. For instance, my son just received his roommate assignment for his freshman year at college and I knew everything the web could tell me about that kid within half an hour.

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Wednesday Jun 24, 2015

It’s Time to get Serious about Social in HCM

By Joachim Skura

wowSocial recruiting has been one of the hottest topics in human capital management for a couple of years now. The danger is however that while everyone is keen to talk about social recruiting; precious few businesses are implementing it in a meaningful way.

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Monday Jun 22, 2015

Connecting With Employee Wellness

By Rick O'Herron


Populations around the world are getting older as fertility rates decline and people live longer lives. According to the Harvard Initiative for Global Health, “between 2005 and 2050, the share of the population aged 60 and over is projected to increase in nearly every country in the world. The number of people over the age of 60 is projected to reach 1 billion by 2020 and almost 2 billion by 2050, representing 22 percent of the world’s population.”

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The Pendulum Swings Back

By Andy Campbell

wowAs we get towards the end of the spring ‘conference season’ I got to thinking. In my experience, regardless of how important, entertaining or ‘guru-like’ the keynote speakers might be, it is always the customer experiences; often in the form of question and answer discussion panels, that provide the richest insights.

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Monday Jun 15, 2015

Take This Template And Shove It: How We See Managing Millennials

By Mark Hurd


I’m a big believer that he who hath the best people usually wins. Nothing original there—except if that were the case, by definition, only one company would ever have the best people. The nuance here is that what you really want are the people best suited to work within the operating model you’ve put in place to execute your company’s strategy.

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Wednesday Jun 10, 2015

Productivity Means Knowing Your Employees

By Andy Campbell

wowWe all know bad people management is a problem, but we’re only now becoming aware just how big a problem. Not only does it affect the fortunes of employees and the companies they work for; it also adversely impacts national productivity. 

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