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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Friday Mar 28, 2014

Are You "Millennial Ready"?

By Jim Lein - Originally posted on Oracle for Midsize Companies

Oracle President Mark Hurd's latest post on LinkedIn, "The CEO’s Perfect Storm: Demographics, Data, and Devices Change Everything" identifies the impending Demographics Revolution (along with the Data and Devices Revolutions) as a game changer for CEOs. I'm not surprised. The challenge of hiring and retaining the right talent comes up in EVERY conversation I have with customers and partners.

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Wednesday Mar 26, 2014

HCM @ OpenWorld Call for Presenters is Now Open

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Oracle OpenWorld is Oracle’s flagship customer conference, and HCM @ Oracle OpenWorld is our conference within a conference designed for Oracle’s HCM customers. This is where we highlight all of our products, our product roadmaps, the technical side of our software, integration among the entire Oracle suite of products, as well as celebrate and learn from our customers’ stories and successes.

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Monday Mar 24, 2014

How Compliant is Your HR Function? Part 1

By Alka Asthana

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In the initial days of GRC, while we all realized “Compliance” was important, the list of benefits it resulted in, seemed rather intangible; it wasn’t the eye-catching, mind-blowing entries we had come to expect from everything. Being compliant gave your organization flexibility, agility, reduction in fines … and so on and so forth. However, the results of non-compliance loomed larger - other than the financial burden it imposed, non-compliance could affect the very reputation of your company.

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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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Wednesday Mar 19, 2014

Top 10 Best Practices for Global Human Capital Management

By Stacey Harris & Lexy Martin

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As globalization continues to rise, organizations looking to increase market share across boarders find themselves not only competing for business, but for talent and sustainable labor costs as well. Human Resources (HR) is at the center of this global revolution—involved in both acquiring and deploying talent necessary to achieve global expansion goals.

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Monday Mar 17, 2014

What Does Kevin Bacon have to do with Recruiting?

By Mike Vilimek

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Most of you have probably heard of it. Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon is a parlor game invented in 1994 where players challenge each other to find the shortest path of connections between a given actor and Kevin Bacon, where two actors are connected if they have appeared in a movie or commercial together. The game was based on the Six Degrees of Separation concept.

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Friday Mar 14, 2014

Creating a Learning Culture is a Must-Have to Gain Competitive Advantage

By Affif Siddique

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There must not be any doubt on any CEO’s mind that their most important asset in the company is their employees. According to recent surveys, what keeps them up at night is retaining the A-players they already have in their organization. The best way to keep them engaged and motivated is to invest in their training and development.

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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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