Wednesday Feb 25, 2015

Smart HR IT Brings New Insights to Age-Old HR Challenges

By Aaron Lazenby

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In the age of digital disruption, there’s plenty to distract executives from their core mission. Chief human resource officers (CHROs) are no exception; new technologies (such as big data analytics, social recruiting, and gamification) have the potential to transform the people function. But executives have to balance the adoption of new technologies with the demands of maintaining the current business.

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Wednesday Feb 18, 2015

Are You Listening to Your Workforce?

By Anadi Upadhyaya

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Contrary to popular belief, listening is an incredibly complex skill to master.  Almost all relationships in life demand constant listening attention and your relationship with your workforce is no different.

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Wednesday Jan 21, 2015

Definition of Insanity - Using the Same Performance Management Tools & Expecting a Different Result

By Peter Rowley

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I am just cheekily paraphrasing Albert Einstein who is attributed with the old adage “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. However, this is sometimes how I view Performance Management processes and frameworks. If we are to be honest with each other (as HR professionals) Performance Management processes and frameworks have been around for decades, with very little real change.

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Monday Jan 19, 2015

Big League Talent: Every Business Needs It

By Jim Lein - Originally posted on Oracle Midsize

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Well, it happened again. The Broncos fall short three years in a row in trying to win a Super Bowl with Peyton Manning at the helm. Granted, during that long spell of mediocrity between the Elway and Manning eras, Broncos fans would have been ecstatic to win a division title*. But Elway’s artful acquisition of arguably the best quarterback ever set the bar higher. Much, much higher.

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Wednesday Jan 07, 2015

Standard Life Uses HR Cloud To Drive People-Powered Corporate Change

By Michael Hickins - Originally posted on Forbes

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UK-based insurer Standard Life has achieved cost reductions and “significantly” improved internal processes using cloud-based human capital management software, said its Chief Operating Officer Sandy Begbie. The company is growing globally, with a presence in markets from Vancouver, Canada, to Sydney, Australia, with more than 8,000 employees serving some 6 million customers.

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Wednesday Dec 03, 2014

Old School Tools And Techniques Can't Win Today's Talent War

By Michael Hickins - Originally posted on Forbes

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Think about the talent contests that are so popular on TV these days. They’re entertaining, but they bear no resemblance to the way the world really works. In those shows, individuals vie for the privilege of winning over an elite panel of experts. In the real world, organizations are vying for talent that’s all too scarce and growing scarcer. Why?

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Wednesday Nov 26, 2014

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd: Make HR A Real-Time Application

By Michael Hickins - Originally posted on Forbes

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If a company’s survival hinges on the ability of its people to execute against a well-conceived strategy, then its fate depends to a huge extent on its ability to attract, retain, and motivate the best people for the job. “Talent is at the core of success,” Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told an audience of human resources executives on November 18 at a conference in London, England.

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Wednesday Oct 01, 2014

Social Sourcing: Dive Into New Talent Pools

By Janie Smith - Originally posted on HC Online

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As an HR professional, it’s one thing to promote your organisation to an existing “customer base” of potential job candidates – but how do you go about attracting a whole new base? Social sourcing is the key, according to Oracle vice president of human capital management, Aaron Green.

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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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Wednesday Aug 13, 2014

12 Steps to Building an Effective Talent Pipeline

By Niraj Kaushik - Originally posted on people matters

wowOrganizations need to define, attract, and develop the right mix of critical talent to support and grow their businesses. To ensure a flow of the right talent for these roles over time, the best practice is for organizations to build critical-talent pipelines.

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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 Aug 04, 2014

Compensation Coming Out of Its Cave

By Chad Atwell

wowOne of the peculiarities I’ve noticed through my own career in Compensation and of others in the profession is how easily we can become isolated in organizations. Compensation professionals can be a fairly reclusive bunch, but there are often very good reasons for why they might keep to themselves.

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Wednesday Jul 30, 2014

7 Questions for Tony Kender, Head of Oracle HCM Sales

Originally posted on Oracle Midsize

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Tony Kender, Senior Vice President, leads Oracle’s sales operations for HCM solutions in North America, including an organization dedicated to the unique needs of midsize companies.

Q: What is the most exciting thing happening with growing midsize companies and HCM solutions?


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Thursday Jul 03, 2014

Talent Management: More of the Same Just Won't Do

By Richard Doherty

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The annual PWC CEO survey is a great source of macro level data and I look forward each year to the HR and Talent related insight it generates. The 2014 survey did not disappoint with some quite startling results if you’re involved in HR in some shape or form. 

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Monday Jun 23, 2014

Standard Life Sees Significant ROI with Oracle HCM Cloud

By Mike Vilimek

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Customer case studies are a great resource for organizations looking to make a technology decision. They give visibility into how other organizations similar to them fared after making the same technology selection. Why did they choose that solution? What benefits did they receive? What were the timelines? Etc. For me however, the best case studies are the ones that show quantifiable return on investment (ROI).

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