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There is one immutable truth to life at the top of the corporate world. Sooner or later you are going to get whacked. Nobody really “retires” anymore; almost every captain of industry sooner or later makes someone mad, runs afoul of a powerful constituency, gets lazy or just unlucky and is GONE in a blink [...]
Before you start to unwrap your Halloween candy from this weekend’s early celebration, read these top five stories from Talentmgt.com.
1. Keys to Driving Culture Change: Corporate culture can boost engagement and productivity, but it’s not easy to establish or change. Talent Management editor Frank Kalman has more.
2. Guilt Is Good: The [...]
With the days getting shorter, there’s all the more reason to cozy up on the couch and dig into these top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of Oct. 15.
1. Teach Employees to Navigate Office Politics: Politics in the workplace can have an adverse impact on employee performance. Use these tips to [...]
Turbulent economic times are bound to lead to unforeseen and unexpected shifts in leadership. With the announcement this week of Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit’s resignation, I can’t say I’m too surprised. For one, the shareholders stood their ground in April, denying Pandit and other top executives their pay packages simply because they didn’t earn it. [...]
Chris Peterson, a noted University of Michigan psychology professor, died Oct. 9.
The field of psychology over which he loomed is called “positive” psychology.” It was informed of his passing with a short LISTSERV message from the founder of the field, Martin Seligman: “My close friend and my closest colleague, Christopher Peterson, died today.”
On Monday as the HR Tech Conference got underway, I wrote that HR technology is under a microscope. Led by tech giants like SAP, Oracle, Salesforce.com and IBM, the industry has been a juicy target for acquisition and investment. Integrated talent management technology providers like SuccessFactors, Taleo and Kenexa, each of whom had [...]
Who am I kidding? You know the drill: These were the top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of Oct. 8.
1. How Different Personality Types Play to Social Media: Introverts and extroverts treat social media differently, according to a recent study. These differences are worth considering when designing HR programs through the [...]
If anyone was doubting why he or she made the — somewhat early — trek back to the conference this Tuesday morning (as if those breakfast burritos they’ve been serving aren’t enough of a reason), Steven Miranda, senior vice president of applications development at Oracle, had an immediate answer. Technology is important. Not only that, [...]
Few corporate functions give themselves a more thorough beating than HR. Hardly a day goes by without someone at an HR conference somewhere delivering a good tongue lashing about being too focused on tactics at the expense of strategy or the lack of skills and ability to take a seat at that ever-elusive executive table.
At the beginning of this year, it was predicted that the candidate experience would be a top trend for 2012. As we reach the end of the year, my briefings at Monday’s HR Technology Conference at McCormick Place in Chicago confirmed that. The continuing high unemployment means more people are looking for jobs, but [...]