5 Lessons Learned From Taking a MOOC

August 19, 2014

MOOC is an acronym for massive open online course. They have emerged over the past few years as a way to provide open education via the web. Typically, a MOOC is free and doesn’t offer credit. Some MOOCs will provide a certificate of completion for a nominal fee. When I first heard about MOOCs, I […]

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Recruiting In an Outdated Culture – Ask #HR Bartender

August 17, 2014

More companies are expressing concern about how “fast” the business world is moving. There’s a real fear about employees being able to keep up with the pace of change. Today’s reader note is about an aspect of that – working in the past. Hi! I’ve been following you for a while. Fantastic posts and always […]

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Changing Your Capacity for Work – Friday Distraction

August 15, 2014

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos, the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Kronos have partnered on SHRM’s new absence study. You can access the webcast here. The program is pre-approved for HRCI […]

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3 Career Development Questions You Should Ask Yourself

August 14, 2014

Career development is clearly becoming an employee responsibility. Companies want employees to own their professional development. Employees are embracing the idea as a way to control their career. It’s raises the notion that, as individuals, we need to regularly monitor our status and make sure we’re focused on our career development goals. Here are three […]

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Aligning Talent Development with Your Company’s Strategic Plan

August 12, 2014

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad, a leading provider of talent management software that enables companies to find, attract, develop, and retain the best talent. SilkRoad just released their annual Talent Management Technology Benchmark Report. You can download a copy here. Enjoy the post!) When it comes to […]

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INTERVIEW: Dr. Peter Senge on Education, Systems Thinking and Our Careers

August 10, 2014

The education we receive has a profound impact on our professional careers. As a human resources professional, education is important and directly related to our work. Today’s students are future employees, CEOs, and elected officials. That’s why I wanted to share with you this rationale on incorporating focus-related skill sets into education. We talked here […]

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The Candidate Experience Applies to Mergers [infographic] – Friday Distraction

August 8, 2014

A while back, I participated in a Google Hangout with India HR LIVE on recruitment marketing. (You can check out the archive here). It was an interesting conversation moderated by Nisha Raghavan, who also co-hosts Drive Thru HR. One of the topics we discussed was – when does the candidate experience begin and end. My […]

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