Monday Sep 08, 2014

Top 10 Trends in Workforce Management

By Anke Mogannam

wowWorkforce Management (WFM) technology is gaining attention because it is so closely linked to cost savings. HR.com surveyed 124 organizations to learn where they are getting value from their WFM solutions, the challenges they faced, and their plans for the future.

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Monday Jun 16, 2014

Five Ideas to Navigate the Big Changes in Workforce Management

Originally posted on Profit

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Hear from thought leaders about navigating the big changes taking place in workforce management so you can keep your business growing and your talent happy.

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Wednesday Jun 11, 2014

To Make Diversity Work, Managers Must Stop Ignoring Difference

By Kate Pavao - Originally posted on Profit

wowExecutive coaches Jane Hyun and Audrey S. Lee noticed something during their leadership development coaching and consulting: Frustrated employees and overwhelmed managers. “We heard from voices saying, ‘I wish my manager understood me better’ or ‘I hope my manager would take the time to learn more about me and my background,’” remembers Hyun.

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Wednesday May 21, 2014

How to Make your Employees Happier, and Please Customers and Stockholders Too

By Kate Pavao - Originally posted on Profit

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Employers often think that controlling costs and maximizing profits means employing workers for fewer hours and less pay. But this strategy can lead to unhappy employees who don’t have the time – or motivation – to treat your customers right.

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Friday Apr 25, 2014

Staying Flexible: Letting Workers Stretch Out Can Help Business Grow Stronger

By Kate Pavao - Originally posted on Profit

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Today’s executives and managers are operating in a world of increasingly flexible work models. How do you schedule a meeting—or measure productivity—when working with a virtual team across several time zones? How do you share files when employees are all working from their own mobile devices? How much office space do you actually need?

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Friday Apr 04, 2014

Robots are Coming to Work as your Colleagues

By Affif Siddique

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Is your HR ready to handle this kind of workforce? What we have seen in the SciFi movies is no longer a work of fiction, it has become a reality. With the rise of machines and proliferation of connected machines, the question is no longer if, but when, we see the Robots working side by side in our daily lives.

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Friday Mar 21, 2014

An Employee Centric Approach To HR: Employee Experience Journey Mapping (EXJM)

By Richard Doherty

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As employees, we’re all on a journey with our employer. Our experiences on this journey will strongly influence our attitudes; our attitudes in turn form our behaviours which ultimately drive outcomes. A poor Employee Experience (EX) naturally results in a poor outcome. 

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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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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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Wednesday Feb 05, 2014

Oracle HCM Product Spotlight: Workforce Reputation - Part 2

By Mark Bennett

wowIn 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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Friday Jan 31, 2014

The Power of Flat: How Organizations without Managers Succeed in the Real World

By Minda Zetlin - Originally posted on Profit

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It’s the kind of small inefficiency found in every business. One group of supply chain employees collects, breaks down, and disposes of wooden palettes—while another purchases palettes. But to simplify processes and cut costs, management from a large cosmetics company invited all employees to join a leaderless work group. Reusing the palettes was 1 of 500 changes the group identified—and it saved the company US$150 million per year.

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Monday Jan 27, 2014

Oracle HCM Product Spotlight: Workforce Reputation - Part 1

By Mark Bennett

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The 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, 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 Sep 21, 2009

Workforce Management Applications vs. Spreadsheets, Really?

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