Human Resource (HR) Manager Challenges

Coaching Tip

In order to recruit and retain talented candidates, Human Resources management must match the process to the type and level of employee they are hiring – one size does not necessarily fit all. An Human Resource (HR) manager’s work does not end once a candidate is hired.

Joseth A. Maciariello on Human Resources

First Friday Book Synopsis

Maciariello for the Drucker Exchange (January 31, 2011), sponsored by the Drucker Institute. Here is the latest entry to Joe’s Journal written by Josepth A. The Drucker Exchange (the DX) is a platform for bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by the Drucker Institute, a think tank and action tank

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The ONE thing that is holding back the human resource in Thailand…

Talent Technologies

The ‘human resource’ in Thailand undoubtedly faces many challenges. However the human resource challenge we are writing about in this post is very difficult to crack, and, unlike group behaviour, has few positive attributes.

My Best Blogs of 2011

In the CEO Afterlife

So, with the help of WordPress analytics and content judgment, here’s my list of the top ’CEO Afterlife’ blogs of 2011. Branding Human Resources Leadership Life Marketing Strategy blogs Business Crisis ManagementI began blogging about leadership, strategy, marketing and life last February. Frankly, I wasn’t sure whether I could maintain the pace of one blog per week. But as the year closes, I realize that I’ve posted 54 blogs.

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Five Strategies for Hiring Success

Chart Your Course

The National Association of Colleges and Employers estimates the average cost-per-hire in 2011 and 2012 was $5,100. It’s never been easier to find warm bodies to fill job slots.

The ‘human resource’ – explained

Talent Technologies

With all the complexity in the human resource function, wouldn’t it be great if there was one easy visual that summed up the human resource as a whole, and served as a simple, easy-to-follow reference point for human resource selection, management and development?

Conflict: It’s all in how you handle it!

ReThink HR

Human Resources Leadership Management People Conflict How do you handle conflictThe ‘WHERE’ we react is just as important as ‘HOW’ There is no question that we are all being asked to do and be more.

Rookie Talent: Avoiding a Kodak Moment

Leading Blog

In 2011, Kodak made the list of Top 10 Fortune 500 Employers With Older Workers, called out for employing a disproportionately high percentage of mature workers. The largest, best-educated generation in history has become an under-utilized resource, vastly unprepared to move into positions of responsibility and leadership. Human Resources

The Illusion of “Too Busy”

ReThink HR

Human Resources Life Management Business Overworked Time Management Too BusyOften we are not really that busy.

Top 5 Reasons Talent Leaves


Featured human resources talentIn the war for talent, star performers leave their jobs all the time.

A Manifesto’s Unbridled Power

In the CEO Afterlife

Human Resources Leadership Life Strategy Apple Cirque du Soleil Disney John Richard Bell Manifesto Mission Statement New England Patriots Nike Steve Jobs The CEO Afterlife Tim Cook VisionManifestos ignite people into action.

Five Steps For Leaders To Elevate Their Purpose

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Workplace Issues employee engagement Human Resources Linchpin performance improvement purpose Responsibility Seth Godin Sustainability Transactional Leadership win-winI’ve read two different posts in the past few weeks that caused me to think about how we treat people in the workplace. The first was actually a series written by Chad Balthrop about the trap of Transactional Leadership.

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We all make mistakes. Question is, what do YOU do as a result

ReThink HR

Free Resource. Human Resources Failure Leadership learning Making MistakesI think by now everyone saw or heard about the Christina Aguilera mistake at Superbowl 45. If you didn’t then I have included it below. We all make mistakes. We all fail.

By sharing… you are losing nothing

ReThink HR

Human Resources Innovation v=0Qkyt1wXNlI. Many people, companies, publishers and creators of new works and products are afraid of sharing their ideas. Their creations. Afraid that what they have worked so passionately for, will be stolen and re-packaged for someone else to reap the benefits.

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Maximizing Possibility

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!  Today I would like to shift gears and take a look ahead at what the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogging community sees in store for us in 2011.

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Apollo 13: INNOVATION through CHAOS

ReThink HR

Anarchy Business Impact Human Resources Innovation Leadership Apollo 13 ChaosAll of us have had to face a problem that has forced us to look at a situation, the problem and the process in a different way. This change of perspective is important. The chaos also allows you to focus more on solving the true issue rather than knowing you have plenty of time to put it off until you put it off again. This scene in Apollo 13 expresses the core of problem solving.

What Makes P&G Great?

In the CEO Afterlife

In his concluding remarks, Mr. Butler said, “the challenge of doubling our business in the next decade should be no more frightening in 1980 than it was in 1930 or in 1880 because, just as the base which we need to double has grown, the resources have also grown. 2011 sales were $82 billion.

Constantly Adjusting to Business and Market Change

ReThink HR

Business Impact Human Resources Innovation Politics Transition Business Change Collective Bargaining LeadershipWith any change there are the naysayers and the hopeful that will cry for or against the change.

5 Reasons Why Talent Leave our Businesses

Rapid BI

5 Reasons Why Talent Leave- Retaining talented people is an important role of both line management and human resources. Management human resources retention talent talent managementThere are without doubt 100s of excuses people give when leaving a company, especially in "exit interviews".

Cutting Costs/Curtailing Services Can Produce Crappy Customer Service

Chart Your Course

According to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive for in 2012, 40 percent of companies said they lost upwards of $25,000 per bad hire in 2011, and 25 percent estimated the cost was more than $50,000.

The Human Resource in Thailand – made easy

Talent Technologies

Most CEOs will agree that managing the Human Resource in Thailand effectively is the differentiator of competitive advantage. This is because, first and foremost, the ‘human resource’ is not the responsibility of any one person. It’s an area of shared responsibility among the CEO, his managers and supervisors (direct reports), Global Human Resource Departments, local HR and even, in certain cases, Trade Unions and local government departments.

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week

Maximizing Possibility

Here are five choice blog posts from March 28th - April 3rd, 2011 to get your week off to a great start. Behavioral Styles HR Human Resources Introverts Leadership Management Organizational Culture Public Speaking Servant Leadership Talent Management TeamworkIt was another great week for reading HR, talent management, and leadership development blogs! With all the great reading this past week it was especially hard to narrow it down to just five posts to share.

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The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week

Maximizing Possibility

Here are my picks for the week of March 7th - 13th, 2011. Blog Shoutouts Business Management Credibility HR Human Resources Ideas Integrity Leadership Leadership Development Management Productivity Professional Development Professional Improvement Seth Godin Talent ManagementI like to start off each week by featuring five posts from the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogosphere that I found to be particularly good reading.

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Seven Key Thoughts About Managing Human Resources


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer Seven Key Thoughts About Managing Human Resources Here are SEVEN most prominent thoughts that stuck me this week about managing “humanresources. These thoughts can be useful if you are a business owner, a human resources professional, a project manager or a leader at any level in an organization: ‘Human Resources’ are more ‘human’ and less ‘resources’. They are humans!

Possibility Maximizer: HR Examiner's Top 25 HR Digital Influencers 2011

Maximizing Possibility

Each week I like to feature a resource that I feel will aide in your effort to Maximize Possibility in your organization. The Resource: HR Examiner's Top 25 HR Digital Influencers 2011 What it is: Why You Should Check it Out: I would like to start off by saying that it was an absolutely honor to be selected for inclusion in the HR Examiner Top 25 Human Resources Digital Influencers list again this year.

Musical Chairs – The Employment Outlook for 2011

Survive Your Promotion

While the idea that 84% of your team members are actively on the hunt is disturbing enough, what’s more disturbing is that the unemployment level is not predicted to fall much during 2011. Survive Your Promotion!

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9 Signs Your HR Manager is Bad

Rapid BI

Management effective management HR human resources strategicIs your HR manager effective - or a policy pundit? this article looks at the signs of an ineffective HR manager.

Men Who Get It: Jim Wall (Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Anderson Scott Page The Gender Dividend The Glass Hammer the global Chief Human Resources Officer Touche Ross University of MichiganHere is an excerpt from an article about Jim Wall (Chief Diversity Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited) written by Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business.

Carnival of Human Resources at HR Observations!

Maximizing Possibility

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional! Podcasts With John Miller » May 13, 2010 Carnival of Human Resources at HR Observations!

Lateral Mind Games

In the CEO Afterlife

Human Resources Life Uncategorized brain twisters brainstorming Edward de Bono lateral thining puzzles thinking out-of-the-boxI was cleaning out some files the other day and came across a brain twister.

Women, Food, and Being GUTSY

Women on Business

This is the perfe ct time of year, when food is front and center in our minds, to honor a woman who has been in the food services industry for several decades. Yet, it’s not about her relationship with food that we’ll discuss; it’s about her relationship with women.

How drunk can I get at the Holiday Office Party?

ReThink HR

Funny Human Resources Drunk Drunk at Work Holiday Office Party Hump Day HumorIt’s that time of year again! I am sure you have questioned it and if you have and been unsure… you can now have full confidence to make a decision.

Do Vulture Cultures still prevail in Business? | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

by John • May 2, 2011Human Resources , Leadership • 1 Comment. October 9, 2011 at 6:50 am. Human Resources. December 2011. November 2011. October 2011. September 2011. August 2011. July 2011.

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It's About What's Important not Agreeableness!

Coaching Tip

Livingston, an assistant professor of human resource studies at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. It may not pay to be nice in the workplace. A new study finds that agreeable workers earn significantly lower incomes than less agreeable ones.

The Perfect Brand Slogan | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

by John • May 23, 2011 • Branding , Marketing • 3 Comments. May 23, 2011 at 4:50 pm. May 23, 2011 at 5:04 pm. July 22, 2011 at 6:04 am. >Do Human Resources. December 2011. November 2011. October 2011. September 2011.

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A Woman’s Perspective

Women on Business

Businesswomen Bloggers Equality Female Executives Human Resources Issues International Business Leadership Uncategorized Women On Business Women's PerspectiveConsider these selected quotes from a well known novel: &# A startling thought this, that a woman could handle business matters as well or better then a man. Never before had she put this remarkable idea into words.

Businesses – are we in 2011 or 1911?

Rapid BI

are we practicing modern human resource policies or those over 100 years old? Management apprentice commuter human resources intern

Complimentary Resource – HR Best Practices: Delivering Strategic Value to the Enterprise

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Complimentary Resource - HR Best Practices: Delivering Strategic Value to the Enterprise ! Complimentary Resources human resources human resources management SAP strategydriven

HR vs the C-Suite

The Leadership Advisor

Culture Development Leadership Organizational Development Professional Development Human Resources SuccessThe title of this post may have made you cringe at the thought of being seen reading it while at work. If that’s true, that’s telling in and of itself.

When to Ditch the Leadership Love-in

In the CEO Afterlife

So to use a sports analogy, I ask you to consider the mindset of 2-14 coaches Jim Caldwell of the Colts and Hue Jackson of the Raiders as they neared the end of the 2011 NFL season.