Wednesday Mar 12, 2014

Datafication of Compensation Distribution

By Anadi Upadhyaya - Originally posted on TalentedApps

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Is your data science providing you enough indications that challenge your existing compensation strategy?  Does it reveal that the art of compensation distribution performed by your managers is not in accordance with your compensation strategy? 

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Tuesday Mar 11, 2014

Industry Analysts Praise Oracle HCM Following Inaugural HCM World Event

By Mike Vilimek

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As the dust settles on what proved to be a fantastic HR-focused event, industry analysts have since weighed in on the inaugural HCM World and on Oracle HCM Cloud solutions in general. And to our delight, they were overwhelmingly positive.  Here are some quotes and links describing the observations of a few industry leading analysts:

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Monday Mar 10, 2014

Leveraging Differences to Drive Success: 5 Best Practices for Building a Diverse Workforce and an Inclusive Workplace

By Anke Mogannam 

wowOrganizations of all stripes have long realized that diversity means good business—that embracing a multiplicity of viewpoints and cultures drives innovation, improves decision-making, increases employee productivity and retention, and leads to better-served customers. Yet despite 77 percent of executives stating their strong support for diversity initiatives, CEB's Global Labor Market Survey found that only 40 percent of employees actually believe that their organizations are truly diverse and inclusive.

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Friday Mar 07, 2014

Compensation in the Crosshairs

By Chad Atwell

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If you peruse the latest headlines, tweets and blogs on the topics of compensation, you will no doubt find a lot of bad press. There is a persistent drumbeat in the media railing against the unfair pay practices of corrupt corporations and malicious management. Once limited to launching criticisms at the ivory tower of executive pay, the public dialogue and controversy has now expanded to include many of the foundational strategies used by reward practitioners around the globe.

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Wednesday Mar 05, 2014

Hitachi Transforms Human Capital Management Practices to Embrace Social Sourcing

By Alison Weiss - Originally posted on Profit

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Talent sourcing and recruiting have always focused on connecting employers with skilled candidates, but today more organizations are taking advantage of social media to improve the chances of making a good match. In fact, the Society for Human Resource Management reported that 77 percent of organizations used social networking sites to recruit potential job candidates in 2012 compared to just 56 percent in 2011. 

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Tuesday Mar 04, 2014

An HVAC Guy and an Investigative Reporter Walk into a Bar…

By Jeff Haynes

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The Bartender says, “Hey the two of you make a nice couple, what kind of work do you two do?” The HVAC Guy says, “I design and maintain systems that keep organizations productive – I keep things cool in the summer, and warm in the winter – nobody complains, everybody stays focused and engaged in the buildings I maintain.” The bartender then turns to the lovely Investigative Reporter.  

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Monday Mar 03, 2014

MiPro Enterprises Moves from Workday to Oracle HCM Cloud. Hear Why.

By Mike Vilimek

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The HCM World event held February 4th – 6th featured several Oracle HCM Cloud customers sharing their stories and perspectives. One of them was MiPro Enterprises who led a session on the company’s decision to move from Workday to Oracle HCM Cloud. Following their session, TechTarget’s SearchFinancialApplications conducted a short video interview with the folks from MiPro.

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Friday Feb 28, 2014

Consumerization: Changing the Game in Business Software

By Steve Viarengo

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There was a time not too long ago where just about the only time the typical person used software was on the job. The choice to use the product was made for him or her by the IT department and really there was no frame of reference as to whether or not the product was easy to use and intuitive or poorly designed. If one had to read a manual or attend a course to learn how to use the system that is just what had to be done.

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Thursday Feb 27, 2014

Cutting Edge HCM: The Critical Revenue Driver

By Alka Asthana

wowWhen you start a discussion on how a cutting edge HCM system can deliver revenue, a few would quickly jump in and say that HR effectiveness has little to do with technology and everything to do with the quality of HR leaders. What perhaps they may be missing is, nobody is questioning the abilities of a good leader.Technology is certainly not a substitute for the leadership qualities we bring to the table.

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Wednesday Feb 26, 2014

Larry Ellison Talks Talent, Teamwork, And 'Insanely Great' Products

By John Foley - Originally posted on Forbes

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It’s not enough to “empower” employees. If companies truly want to unleash an empowered workforce, they need a new generation of human capital management tools that are designed to enable that, Larry Ellison said at Oracle HCM World last week. “Getting people to connect—to the company, to one another—makes for a much more satisfied and productive workforce, which is very different from how we looked at HCM before."

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Tuesday Feb 25, 2014

The Advantages of Differentiated Compensation

By Anke Mogannam - Originally featured in Talent Management Excellence Essentials

wowToday’s compensation and talent management professionals are looking strategically at the role of performance-driven rewards as a key lever for engaging and retaining top performers. There are numerous strategies for creating a high-performance culture, and today’s technological advances have created major opportunities for looking at compensation structures differently than in the past. 

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Monday Feb 24, 2014

Top Trends in 2014 to Improve the Employee Experience

By Ingrid Stabb

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Just at the beginning of this month I attended HCM World in Las Vegas where I had the chance to chat with Mark Smith, the CEO and Chief Research Officer of Ventana Research, Chris Leone, SVP of Oracle Applications Development and Michelle Newell, Sr. Director of HCM Product Marketing. While they each had a slightly different perspective on what are the hottest trends in HR for 2014, interestingly they all intersected on the criticality of improving employee experiences for organizations to remain competitive and innovative.

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Friday Feb 21, 2014

Modern HR Or How To Earn Your Employees Every Day

By Gretchen Alarcon - Originally posted on Forbes

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Many executives define their customer experience strategies as an effort designed to earn their clients over and over again. In today’s talent-centric corporate landscape, it seems to me that modern HR could use a similar adage: How can we help our employees choose our company again and again?

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Thursday Feb 20, 2014

Get an Inside Look into Oracle HCM

By Mike Vilimek

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Organizations today have realized more than ever that their success is directly tied to their ability to hire, develop and retain the best talent. Not surprisingly, this has led to a heightened interest in attaining the latest and most innovative Human Capital Management solutions. Join us each Friday to get an inside look at how Oracle HCM drives innovation in Human Capital Management.

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Wednesday Feb 19, 2014

Oracle HCM Product Spotlight: Workforce Reputation - Part 3

By Mark Bennett

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In Part 1, we reviewed the challenges that face organizations today in identifying the talent they need, and might unknowingly already have, in a rapidly evolving business environment that constantly shifts what those talent needs are. In addition, we examined how social media reputation and influence are becoming a more important attribute to measure in order to be effective in more and more roles.

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