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Are HR Metrics Intangible?

July 25, 2012

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Stepping back in time to McKinsey’s War for Talent — capital is abundant, strategies are copyable and talent is the only competitive advantage (or something close to that). Are a company’s talent, ability to develop potential, rewards, success of recruiting strategy and execution of employment brand really intangible? I think not. Jason Averbook, The Knowledge […]

Looking for engaged employees? Try engaging them!

July 19, 2012

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Well Seth Godin has done it again — short and sweet! It’s easier to love a brand when the brand loves you back Worth thinking about that the next time you’re annoyed at a customer (or employee). Or when you’re dreaming up a policy designed to punish a few outlier customers (or employee) while it actually annoys all of them. […]

Talent Advice from an Unlikely Source

June 26, 2012

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As an seasoned HR professional and entrepreneur (with a budding startup) I was just a tad skeptical when a fellow entrepreneur said there was an interesting article written by a VC (venture capitalist) about “retention”!  My respect for Troy and sheer curiosity had me look up this VC’s musings immediately. Well — this VC, Fred […]

By definition, this “failure is not an option” mentality means that “creativity is not an option” either.

March 14, 2012

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If you have ever told a co-worker or direct report or even your boss…”We can’t do this — we’ll get sued!”…you need to read this article. It is an interesting piece that will help us all understand why this attitude is stifling innovation, creativity and ultimately success…your personal success and your organizations success! Why We […]

Believe in somebody today!

March 5, 2012

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When it comes to being happy and balanced at work there is a great deal of conversation about employers and the way they should show how much they support their employees with programs, incentives and a great culture. Here is a great reminder (by Alison Citti, Sr Director, Yoh RPO) about the importance of seeing […]

Is career choice the reason we’re unhappy at work?

March 1, 2012

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Interesting article about the level of satisfaction among HR Practitioners…worth the read! Thanks Madeline for sharing! HR: Can I Get a Do-over? – i4cp I love these truisms from the post…”How you deal with what happens is more important than what you think will happen. High performers aren’t necessarily more accurate prognosticators, they just spend […]