Thursday Jul 16, 2015

Digital natives: Performance windfall, or HR's worst nightmare?

By James Atkinson

Digital Natives

Employers will need to adapt their HR approaches to counter the challenges posed by the new generation of Millennials now entering the workforce, and to fully utilise their potential, says an HR executive.

Millennials lack the corporate loyalty of their predecessors—most will hold jobs for somewhere between three and five years and they will have between 17 and 22 jobs throughout their career, Oracle APAC senior director, HCM strategy and transformation, Andrew Lafontaine told HR Daily.

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Monday May 04, 2015

Frozen Compensation Data? Let it Go!

By Chad Atwell


“There is nothing permanent except change.”

- Heraclitus

Imagine a HR system where you can’t change or update any of the employee data. It sounds downright absurd, but compensation professionals know exactly what I’m referring to when I ask them, “Do you freeze your data?”

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Wednesday Feb 18, 2015

Are You Listening to Your Workforce?

By Anadi Upadhyaya


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 14, 2015

Empowering the Modern Workforce

By John Hansen - Originally posted on CIO Asia

wowToday's highly challenging business climate has made it increasingly difficult for organisations to thrive and stay ahead of the game, with constantly changing market, legislative, and industry conditions. In order to stay differentiated and maintain the long-term viability of the organisation, costs must be minimized and a unique competitive advantage created by leveraging an organisation's most valuable resource; namely, it's people.

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Wednesday Nov 12, 2014

Motivating Workers in Tough Times

By Aaron Green

wowIt’s no secret that keeping employees motivated is one of the primary keys to business success. It’s something the most effective business leaders are always aware of and they act quickly if an issue starts to emerge. When times are good, the economy is positive, and business is prospering, it’s not such a task to keep people motivated. But when the economy is difficult or the business is challenged financially, it becomes a significantly more serious issue.

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Monday Oct 06, 2014

Do You Understand What Makes Your Workforce Tick?

By Richard Doherty


If I was to tell you that over half of your employees would give up higher pay for the opportunity to learn new skills would you be surprised? According to the 2014 Kelly Global Workforce Index, 57% of the workforce is more interested in gaining new skills than getting more money. I’m sure that’s given many of you food for thought. Spend less money on pay rises, spend more money on skilling your workforce. 

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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. 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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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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Friday Aug 08, 2014

HCM Partner Q&A with Capgemini: How to Leverage a Changing Global Workforce

Originally posted on Profit


Capgemini helps Oracle customers get optimal value from the innovative features of Oracle Human Capital Management (Oracle HCM). Capgemini’s Jan Richards, Global Oracle Alliance Leader, and Mary Murphy, North American Oracle HCM Leader, discuss how the right solutions can help human resources (HR) organizations effectively address today’s workforce challenges.

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Friday Jul 11, 2014

Leveraging Neuroscience for Greater Workforce Insight Part 2: Support within Oracle HCM and Talent Cloud

By Mark Bennett


Previously, John Hansen introduced the SCARF(TM) model developed by Dr David Rock, and identified where indicators or influencers of status, certainty, autonomy, relatedness, and fairness might manifest themselves in your HCM applications and practices. In this article, we will discuss how Oracle’s latest generation HCM and Talent Cloud can support your adoption of the SCARF(TM) model, and foster a more productive, engaged and innovative workforce.

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Monday Jun 16, 2014

Five Ideas to Navigate the Big Changes in Workforce Management

Originally posted on Profit


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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Thursday Jun 12, 2014

Oracle HCM Cloud Customer Q&A with WAXIE Sanitary Supply


At this year’s Oracle HCM User Group (OHUG) Global conference, we had the opportunity to sit down with Oracle HCM Cloud customers for a short Q&A. We got to hear about what brought them to the OHUG conference, some of the benefits they are receiving from their Oracle HCM Cloud solutions, and advice they would give other businesses looking to move to the cloud. 

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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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Monday Jun 02, 2014

Skanska Builds Global Workforce Insight with Cloud-Based HCM System

By David Baum - Originally posted on Profit

wowPeter Bjork grew up building things. He started his work life learning all sorts of trades at his father’s construction company in the northern part of Sweden. So in college, it was natural for him to pursue a bachelor’s degree in construction engineering—but he broke new ground when he added a master’s degree in finance to his curriculum vitae.

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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


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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