The following guest post is courtesy of our board member, David Creelman. Ray Kroc, who built McDonald’s into a global chain, is famous for saying “If you’ve time to lean, you’ve time to clean.” A better slogan for today’s front-line workers might be “If you’ve time to lean, you’ve time to learn.” Training front-line workers … Continue reading Time to Lean? Time to Learn.
Today’s post comes to us courtesy of board member Jeanne C. Meister. Jeanne is a Partner at Future Workplace, and co-author of the award winning HR book, The Future Workplace Experience: 10 Rules For Mastering Disruption In Recruiting and Engaging Employees. The rate and pace of digital transformation is impacting all business functions. HR is … Continue reading HR Hackathons
I'm not at HR Tech this year, but am following the proceedings on Twitter (#hrtechconf). As always, there's lots of chatter about what's the next big thing in human capital management technology. Cloud, Big Data, Mobile, and Social capabilities abound among the industry darlings. Everybody loves a winner and it's fun to work for those … Continue reading When Your Former Employer is a "Has Been" It Kind of Hurts Your Feelings
Today’s guest post is courtesy of Sharlyn Lauby, better known as the HR Bartender. Earlier this summer, Kronos recognized several companies in its annual Innovator Awards. The Kronos Innovator Awards were created to acknowledge partners that have created innovative solutions to effectively manage their workforce. You can read more about this year’s winners here. It got … Continue reading 4 Components to Building an Innovative Culture
I recently interviewed former SHRM CEO and Workforce Institute board member Sue Meisinger about the chapter she wrote for our book, Elements of Successful Organizations. In her chapter, Sue discusses the role that HR leaders can and should play in creating a culture that encourages and facilitates innovation in their organizations. She cites a 2010 … Continue reading Sue Meisinger on Creating a Culture of Innovation
photo credit: Thomas Hawk Last Wednesday, I attended an all day seminar hosted by IDC, a technology oriented analyst firm. The seminar was focused on topics that those of us who work for high technology firms care about; i.e. what's the next big thing that our firms should capitalize on in order to continue to … Continue reading Back to the Future