Friday Sep 12, 2014

Two Pressing Priorities for HR Executives: Social and Analytics

By Cara Capretta & Bertrand Dussert

wowIt’s not news: Social media usage worldwide has grown at a dizzying pace. Smart CHROs know that the social media phenomenon is not a trend that organizations other than their own have to contend with—it’s an essential business reality that permeates the entire business. How is it, then, that in a recent Argyle survey of top HR executives, 62 percent say they are not using social and collaboration software at work?

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Wednesday Sep 10, 2014

How Oracle’s Mark Hurd Uses Human Resources to Drive Revenue

By Joseph Stark - Originally posted on itbusiness.ca

wowMark Hurd, president of the software production giant Oracle, recently shared his views on how human resources can drive company revenue. The workplace is changing rapidly, and CEOs and their HR departments are having trouble adapting.

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Tuesday Sep 02, 2014

While You’re On Holiday, Would You Like to Have Your Work Emails Automatically Deleted?

By Richard Doherty

wowDaimler’s recent decision to give employees the option to have all email received while on holiday automatically deleted (see story here) has generated lots of healthy discussion and debate with many for and against such a policy. Personally, I think the key take away from this initiative is the fact that it is an option.

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Monday Aug 25, 2014

Employee Engagement? Focus on the Employee Experience

By Richard Doherty

wowWe work in truly service centric economies, where organisations must focus on taking care of customers and employees. According to the new Gallup State of the American Workplace report, when organisations “successfully engage their customers and their employees, they experience a 240% boost in performance-related business outcomes compared to an organisation with neither engaged employees nor engaged customers.”

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Wednesday Aug 20, 2014

Is Social Media The Vital Skill You Aren’t Tracking?

By Mark Bennett - Originally featured in Talent Management Excellence

wowThe ever-increasing presence of the workforce on social media presents opportunities as well as risks for organizations. While on the one hand, we read about social media embarrassments happening to organizations, on the other we see that social media activities by workers and candidates can enhance a company’s brand and provide insight into what individuals are, or can become, influencers in the social media sphere.

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Monday Aug 11, 2014

Re-Thinking HR and HR Technology

By Richard Doherty

wowThese are exciting times for HR and HR technology. The continuing rise of the Cloud for HR applications and the many benefits that the Cloud brings, are encouraging many organisations to rethink their HR technology strategies.

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Monday Jul 21, 2014

HR and Finance Agree? – Has The World Come To An End?

By Mike Bollinger & Alex Anvari

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HR and finance executives agree on many people and performance-related issues according to a survey of HR and finance executives by Towers Watson and Forbes InsightThe top areas of joint activity, according to the survey were, setting annual budgets for reward programs (cited by 46 percent of finance and 62 percent of HR), determining changes to reward programs (43 percent finance and 42 percent HR), and setting reward strategy...

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Friday Jul 18, 2014

CHROs: If You're Not Planning Beyond 2015, You're Already Falling Behind

By Bertrand Dussert - Originally Posted on Forbes

wowThe June 8 edition of the U.K’s Telegraph newspaper reported that for the first time ever a supercomputer has passed the Turing Test for artificial intelligence, a measure of a device’s ability display human intelligence. It did so by fooling more than 30 percent of the humans interacting with it that it was a 13-year-old boy. This is an important milestone in computing and a sign of things to come for CHROs who have struggled to leverage technology and automation to manage...

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Monday Jun 30, 2014

HR Professionals Encouraged to Embrace New Technology at SHRM 2014 Conference

By Lynne White

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For thousands of HR professionals the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition is a must for training and development on fundamental HR topics, emerging HR trends and discovery of new products, services and solutions. With over 200 sessions, recertification credit opportunities, the world’s largest HR marketplace, inspirational speakers, entertainment and networking, this conference hits it out of the park.

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Monday Jun 09, 2014

Why We Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Millennials

By Christine Mellon

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Much is said and written about the new generations of employees entering our workforce, as though they are a strange specimen, a mysterious life form to be “figured out,” accommodated and engaged – at a safe distance, of course.  At its worst, this talk takes a critical and disapproving tone, with baby boomer employees adamantly refusing to validate this new breed of worker, let alone determine how to help them succeed and achieve their potential.

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Friday May 30, 2014

The Internet of Things Is Really the Internet of People

By Mark Hurd - Originally Posted on LinkedIn

wowAs I speak with CEOs around the world, our conversations invariably come down to this central question: Can we change our corporate cultures and the ways we train and reward our people as rapidly as new technology is changing the work we do, the products we make and how we engage with customers?

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Friday May 23, 2014

HCM Partner Q&A with KPMG: Transforming Healthcare HCM

Originally posted on Profit

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Lisa Massman is a principal and Oracle Healthcare Industry leader at KPMG LLP. Massman discusses how the changing face of the healthcare industry is leading organizations to transform and obtain more value from their human capital management (HCM) systems.

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Friday May 16, 2014

HCM Partner Q&A with Accenture: Increase Your Human Resources Potential

Originally posted on Profit

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Tony Diaz, managing director for Accenture’s Oracle Human Capital Management practice in North America, and Brandon Johnson, managing director for Accenture’s Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud Solutions practice in North America, discuss how Accenture helps clients migrate to Oracle HCM Cloud to help ensure accelerated and predictable project outcomes.

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Wednesday Apr 30, 2014

OHUG Conference Preview: Oracle Executives Network and Discuss Product Roadmaps

wowContinuing to signal our high-level commitment to human capital management (HCM), an array of Oracle senior executives offer keynote addresses and presentations at the upcoming OHUG Global Conference 2014, organized by the Oracle HCM Users Group.

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Monday Mar 31, 2014

Seven Steps for Effective Leadership

By John Hansen - Originally posted on Brokernews

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A business is a collection of people working for the same cause, and a leader is required to define that cause. Growth of a business will only come through the time and talents of others. To identify, attract, fill and retain corporate leadership talent, companies need leadership development programs focused on hiring strategies, employee development, and career and succession planning.

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