HR Carnival: Exceptional Workplaces

Have you ever wondered what it takes to have an exceptional workplace? Well now you can find out. The folks at Insight Performance are hosting the HR Carnival for the first time. They wanted to have blogs with the theme of “EXCEPTIONAL WORKPLACE”. Of course they got some good contributions. Contributors included: Ben Eubanks, of …

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Five For Friday: Great Reads in HR 1/20/2012

What have I been reading you ask (well you may not be asking but go with the premise)? I have selected five for Friday…. Great reads in HR. First up is Stephanie Thomas @ProactiveStats writing at Compentsation Cafe. Her topic is one I frequently get asked about by clients… file purging. In If I Shred It, Will I Dread …

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Three Very Good Reads for a Wednesday

Here are three blog posts that are informative and thought provoking that would be well worth your time reading. The first comes from Jon Hyman. Do You Know? ABA/DOL’s Bridge to Justice (or Bridge Over Troubled Referrals) I have written about the link between the USDOL and plaintiffs attorneys, but Jon treats it in greater detail. …

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The Carnival of HR: The Jukebox Edition

I have a vague memory of an email that told me I needed to get a post in for the August 18th edition of the Carnival of HR. Well guess what, that is what it remained …. a vague memory. But that does not stop me from promoting it. The blog Welcome to the Occupation  …

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When It Comes to Leadership Companies Are In a World of Hurt

Talent Management Magazine reported the results of a leadership survey that presented eye-popping numbers on the lack of leadership many companies are facing in their future. The article, Many Companies Do Not Have Enough Future Leaders Onboard, reported the results of a survey done by OI Partners. They survey 212 large and midsized companies and found: …

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Required Reading for the Week

There are several blog posts this week that are essential reading for anyone who calls themselves an HR Pro. These include: Kris Dunn at the HR Capitalist writing on What’s That Smell? Self Assessments & Performance Management. This is about performance management and the use of self assessment. In addition to his post you MUST …

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Leadership Carnival for June 7th

Dan McCarthy over at the blog Great Leadership has posted this month’s issue of the Leadership Carnival. This is a great collection of blog posts dealing with leadership issues. They cover talent managment, defending against unions by having a happy workforce, leadership development, inspiration and more. My favorite is Wally Bock’s analysis of Warren Bennis’ …

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Carnival of HR April Edition and Other Stuff Too

In case you missed it the Fistful of Talent blog site posted the April version of the Carnival of HR. Great reading in human resources all in one place. On April 5th Dan McCarthy will host the Leadership Carnival at his blog Great Leadership. I will have a post in there as well. Good reading …

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Suggested Reading: Some Blog Referrals

As I have been brousing some blogs today and here are some posts I thought you might find interesting, I did. The HR Capitalist starts a discussion on Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers in a post called How Your National Origin Can Impact Your Performance…. He discusses the concept of the Power Distance Index, a concept developed …

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