Tuesday Jul 07, 2015

How North Shore-LIJ Is Acing Its Talent Search

By Michael Hickins

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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

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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

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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

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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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Monday Jun 08, 2015

Five Ideas: Human Capital Management

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In March, Oracle hosted Oracle HCM World in Washington DC. Human resources, talent management, and business leaders heard from industry influencers, shared best practices, and learned how forward-thinking organizations are employing modern HR to transform their organizations. Here, learn more from human capital management experts.

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Thursday Jun 04, 2015

The Need to Take a Look under the Covers

By Andy Campbell

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There was no debate, no disagreement, just a sea of nodding heads. ‘We know that performance management systems don’t work and most people hate then. The same usually applies to succession planning as well. That’s just a given’. It was an interesting start to a very engaging lunchtime discussion. 

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Tuesday Jun 02, 2015

Is Your Recruiting Site Mobile Friendly?

By Monica Mehta

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Sheryl, a highly skilled software engineer with several years of experience in Silicon Valley, waits in line at the coffee shop, checking her e-mail on her smartphone. After staying up all night working on a project, she arrived in the office at 9:13 a.m. only to listen to her boss yell at her for the umpteenth time about coming in late.

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Thursday May 28, 2015

Embrace Diversity and Congruence in the Workplace

By Andy Campbell

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What makes a healthy workforce? Ask a roomful of recruiters and someone will very quickly mention diversity. After all, businesses need employees from a wide variety of backgrounds who can inspire and challenge their colleagues and create a workforce that better resembles the outside world. But if diversity is important, so too is inclusion.

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Tuesday May 26, 2015

Top 3 Reasons to Integrate Social into Your Employee Referral Engine

By Sunita Khatri

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Studies continue to indicate one consistent message to hiring teams – employee referrals garner the highest number of quality candidates in comparison to any other source. A referred candidate is 3 to 4 times more likely to be hired than someone who is not.  And yet most companies are struggling to structure referral strategies that will sufficiently yield stronger candidate referral pipe.

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Wednesday May 20, 2015

Strategic HCM—Creating Value Through Your People

By Jim Lein

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Rush hour traffic. Tuesday morning. The Mission District of San Francisco. I’m riding shotgun in a Lincoln Town car, on my way to meet Ron Storn, VP of People for Lyft, for breakfast. Ron would be presenting in our customer experiences session at Oracle OpenWorld ’14 later that week.

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Monday May 18, 2015

Trends in the Workplace: Gamification in the Enterprise

By Susan Poser

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Gaming techniques encourage employees to adopt habits that benefit the company while creating a fun atmosphere. I used to think that gaming was something for millennials, 18- to 27-year-olds who grew up gaming on their computers, earning badges, and competing with others to progress to a more challenging level. However, I find that I’m getting caught up in these activities before I realize what’s happening.

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