Putting the HUMAN back in Human Resources

Lead Change Blog

This is the third post in our series: What does HR Really Stand For: Human Resources or Human Remains? Chery is quick to point out that any wisdom or understanding she brings come from failures and successes, wise mentors, the people she worked with, and the underserved grace of her Heavenly Father.

It’s called human resources for a reason

ReImagine Work

It was a great day when the personnel department changed the name on the door to human resources. Why I became an advocate of human beings at work. Projects could be more successful and deliver more quickly if we treated people like human beings. These realizations settled in, and having recently survived my first downsizing in IT, I chose to pursue a career in human resources. Manage those human resources in a way they can engage.

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Elizabeth Pieters accepted into Forbes Human Resources Council

N2Growth Blog

Forbes Human Resources Council is an Invitation-Only Community for HR Executives Across All Industries. has been accepted into the Forbes Human Resources Council, an invitation-only community for HR executives across all industries. Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes.

Top 16 Books for Human Resource and Talent Management Executives

Chart Your Course

It provides a comprehensive (yet very easy to read) summary of four decades of scientific research on human motivation, exposing a startling mismatch between what science knows and what business does. Studies show that a person’s emotional intelligence (the ability to manage one’s own emotions and the emotions of others) is not only more important than their IQ, but the single most important variable in career and life success. Human Resource Champions (1996).

How to Improve Your Human Resources Department: 5 Key Steps to Success

Strategy Driven

If you run an organization, one of the most important departments is human resources. From applicant screening software to reward programs, here are five key steps to improving your human resources department. Your human resources department should never be overlooked. Managing Your People business management HR Management Software human resources strategydriven

Someone to Know: Q&A with Alyeska Pipeline Director of Human Resources Fred Millen


Fred Millen, Director of Human Resources at Alyeska Pipeline is an HR guru who specializes in workforce planning, employee development succession planning and more. Q&A with Fred Millen, Director of Human Resources at Alyeska Pipeline. With a background in Theology, he’s a wonderful storyteller, speaker and counselor to many. He hails from the south, but his colleagues joke that after 10 years in The Last Frontier, he’s “all Alaskan now.”

Carnival of Human Resources at HR Observations!

Sales Wolf Blog

Department of Labor HR.com, your human resources community for knowledge, expertise and resources IQPC Worldwide - Business conferences, events, workshops, seminars & masterclasses IQPC Personal Accountability - a CORE Foundation for Customer Experience Creation Without QBQ Personal Accountability, no organizations culture will flourish, no Customer Experience will be maximized. SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!

How to Educate for Success within HR

Women on Business

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Leadership Development: #1 Priority for Human Resources Leaders

Coaching Tip

Leadership development is the number one priority for human resources (HR) leaders globally, according to Talent Management : Accelerating Business Performance , a survey by Right Management, the career and talent management experts within ManpowerGroup. Boardrooms around the world are recognizing the critical role human resources has in driving competitive advantage,” said Ruediger Schaefer, Group Executive Vice President EMEA and Global Talent Management for Right Management.

Carnival of Human Resources at the Talent Junction Blog!

Sales Wolf Blog

Department of Labor HR.com, your human resources community for knowledge, expertise and resources IQPC Worldwide - Business conferences, events, workshops, seminars & masterclasses IQPC Personal Accountability - a CORE Foundation for Customer Experience Creation Without QBQ Personal Accountability, no organizations culture will flourish, no Customer Experience will be maximized. SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!

Human Resources in the Post Deming Era

Deming Institute

At the 1994 Ohio Quality and Productivity Forum conference, Peter Scholtes and Mary Jenkins shared their presentation, Human Resources in the Post Deming Era: Mary Jenkins: The vast majority of our time is spent discussing business strategies, product strategies and very little time, proportionately, is spent understanding the human systems and what kind of systems need to be in place to support or enable the business strategies to take place.

2020 Top CHRO List – The People Leaders To Watch

N2Growth Blog

These Human Resource leaders represent the top 25 human resources leaders shaping careers, culture, and talent at the world’s most innovative people driven companies. The 2020 Top Chief Human Resource Officers.

Game Changer: How to Be A 10x Talent

Leading Blog

Making it on the team is the new success.” At one end is the Success Impulse. Following tough advice is takes real grit, especially when you’re already experiencing some success.” Human ResourcesW HAT is a 10x talent?

How to Align Yourself (And Others) Up, Down, Sideways, And Diagonally on the Chain of Command to Improve Outcomes

Leading Blog

At work you deal with so many people from all over the organization chart—up, down, sideways, and diagonal— that in order to keep your priorities straight and set yourself up for success, you must align yourself vertically along the way. Human Resources

How Conflicting Work Personalities Drive Team Success

Chart Your Course

How Conflicting Work Personalities Drive Team Success. A successful team requires diverse personalities. The Guardian – The guardians lay the foundations for success. They steer clear of risks, and look at past successes to determine the best way forward. As a leader, it’s important to learn your own personality type , and then determine the different personalities of each of your employees to achieve success.

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Five Strategies for Hiring Success

Chart Your Course

Creating a baseline between the top and bottom performers puts you in a powerful position to predict success and identify the best possible candidates. The post Five Strategies for Hiring Success appeared first on Leadership Speaker and Motivational Speaker for Businesses | Employee Engagement | Gregory Smith - Chart Your Course International. It’s never been easier to find warm bodies to fill job slots.

Developing Emotional Intelligence for Success

Chart Your Course

The post Developing Emotional Intelligence for Success appeared first on Chart Your Course International. Behavior Assessments Emotional Intelligence Employee Engagement Human Resource Management Job Satisfaction EI emotional intelligence emotional intelligence training emotional quotient EQ soft skillsToday’s hyper-paced, team-oriented and global work environments require strong and effective personal/soft skills.

Win the Heart: The Four Cornerstones You Need to Build Engagement

Leading Blog

The coaches just equipped the team for success.” Human ResourcesE NGAGEMENT HAS BECOME the Holy Grail of business—highly desired but hard to get. There are a number of moving parts, and it’s hard to get them all aligned. Mark Miller says that “for many organizations, engagement is the final battle to becoming a high-performance organization.” In Win the Heart , Mark Miller lays out the four cornerstones that engagement is built on.

How Do You Create A Sense of Belonging at Work?

Leading Blog

Throughout human history, a sense of belonging has been ingrained into our DNA. The comfort of friendships and the safety derived from being part of a community have always been one of the most powerful forces shaping our human experience. Every team player must do his or her part to help the team achieve success. Still, because of human tendencies to make messes, companies do need to be intentional about shaping belonging. Human Resources

Creating the Conversations That Help Them Grow

Leading Blog

Success today,” say Beverly Kaye and Julie Winkle Giulioni in Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go , “rests upon finding ways to continuously expand everyone’s capacity, engagement, and ability to contribute to the organization.”. A culture that brings a spirit of generosity to development, sharing resources and even being willing to lose good talent as a way to support their development. Human ResourcesF INDING good employees is not enough.

Employee Engagement 101: Ask the Holy Question

Leading Blog

The answer to those words should be reviewed during every performance appraisal, succession-planning session, and employee-ranking process. Human ResourcesH AVE YOU EVER heard a front-line worker say, “I can’t wait to make more money for our shareholders today!” In all my years as a consultant, I haven’t either. It doesn’t matter what your company peddles. Increasing shareholder value, company market share, or worker productivity just doesn’t jazz the average worker.

Start Your New Hires Off Successfully | Onboarding

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According to research done by Human Capital Institute, 70% of new hires decide to stay or leave a company within the first six months. Only 15% of companies continue the onboarding process beyond the 3 month recommendation, even though 93% of companies see new hire guides as important to their success. Example: training, instructions, website resources, assignments, safety procedures, and policies.

Emotional Intelligence Training to Position Yourself for Personal & Organizational Success

Chart Your Course

Developing Emotional Intelligence to Position Yourself for Personal, Team, and Organizational Success. Resources. The post Emotional Intelligence Training to Position Yourself for Personal & Organizational Success appeared first on. Human Resource Management daniel goleman emotional intelligence emotional intelligence training

Three Strategies to Encourage Good Mental Health in the Workplace

Leading Blog

L ET’S FACE IT: emotions are an inescapable element of the human experience. By working to shift the residual emotional effects of stressful situations and embracing more positivity, we can strive to achieve enhanced well-being and professional success. When leaders make conscious efforts to embrace positivity – even in turbulent times – we can help our employees experience increased positivity and more success. Human Resources

Succession Planning | Passing The Torch And Avoid The Talent Crisis

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A recent global SHRM survey on succession planning showed only 50% of organizations have adequate bench strength to assume critical leadership roles. For family owned businesses succession is the most critical and difficult issue they face. Succession planning is needed to keep an organization strong and prepared for the future. A successful succession planning strategy identifies which of today’s employees will become tomorrow’s leaders within the organization.

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Noel Tichy’s latest masterpiece, Succession: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Succession: Mastering the Make-or-Break Process of Leadership Transition Noel M. Tichy Portfolio/Penguin (2014) How and why leadership succession at all levels and in all areas is a continuous process to sustain organizational regeneration I know of no one else who has made more – and more valuable – contributions to a subject that has generated, […].

Engagement Isn’t Built, It’s Uncovered

Leading Blog

I was reading a remarkable little book written for teachers by retired professor Calvin Luther Martin entitled, Successful College Teaching Begins with Throwing Away Your Lecture Notes. We are leading a human being similar in form but different in substance. Human ResourcesW E ARE BORN with a desire to engage. We want to learn—to relate and interact. We want to connect.

5 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Workshops Fail

Lead Change Blog

Researchers studied and successfully promoted the notion that EI is critical to personal and professional success. Leadership Development Workplace Issues Culture emotional intelligence Human ResourcesPosted in Leadership Development Workplace Issues In the 1990’s, Daniel Goleman and other authors introduced and popularized the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EI).

10 Questions to Ask Your Employees Every Quarter

Leading Blog

Then compare it to your current team and ask yourself, as the leader, would it be possible to adopt some of those successful strategies? Human ResourcesM OST LEADERS (the less than great ones) can become afraid of learning their employees’ true feelings towards the company and its overall structure. In turn, they shy away from even initiating such conversations and asking the important questions.

How to Avoid Failing as a Business Start-Up Entrepreneur

Chart Your Course

However, adequate sleep isn’t the only essential habit of creating responsibility and success. Surrounding yourself with successful and like-minded individuals is known to assist you in developing healthy and successful habits such as those around you. Just as you feed your environmental habits with people, you also need to feed your mental habits with successful knowledge by reading. Human Resource Management

How to Motivate Your Team & Why Your Employee Perk Won’t Work

Lead Change Blog

Please don’t try to adapt the symbols of another successful company (free bikes, beer, ping-pong, or donuts) and expect those outward objects to fix your internal problems. Symbols – whether they are cool ones like a free bike or something more mundane like a coffee mug, are insulting and hurtful when you use them instead of a healthy human relationship. Recently, my daughter invited me on a tour of New Belgium Brewery.

Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First

Leading Blog

This is a group that consists of the CEO, the CFO, and the CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer). Of course, for most organizations, this means greatly expanding the role of human resources. The success of the G3 is up to the CEO, but the CFO and the CHRO “must be star performers who can learn from each other’s language and dive into each other’s business.”. Human Resources

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Is a career in HR right for you?

HR Digest

Reasons to Work in Human Resources. Human resources or HR, as it is popularly known, is a profession that is valued among the topmost of the list of best careers. They make a massive difference to individuals and impact the success and working of an organization.

9 Corporate Personality Types and How to Motivate Them

Women on Business

Understanding and accepting these differences can actually lead to a more successful team and company. Human Resources Issues corporate development human resources personality tests teamworkEvery employee of a large corporation has had to take some type of personality test.

Talent Magnet: How to Get and Keep Top Talent

Leading Blog

More than vision, strategy, creativity, marketing, finance, or even technology, it is ultimately people who determine our success.”. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. Human ResourcesI S YOUR ORGANIZATION a Talent Magnet ? An organization so attractive that top talent will be standing in line to work there?

Why Measuring Stress Could Rewrite Future for Millennial Women – TTI Success Insights

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For every individual who leaves the workforce after nearly 10 years of experience means years of resources and knowledge lost from the companies that invested in them. Jennifer Lawhead is the Communication Manager at TTI Success Insights, working to spread the word about the company’s power to change lives. Source: Why Measuring Stress Could Rewrite Future for Millennial Women – TTI Success Insights. WHY MEASURING STRESS COULD REWRITE FUTURE FOR MILLENNIAL WOMEN.

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Featured Leading Voice: Mary Schaefer

Lead Change Blog

She specializes in manager/employee interactions with organizations employing engineers, scientists and IT professionals, helping managers/owners successfully coach employees to tap into their own initiative and resourcefulness to deliver results. Mary’s mission is to create work cultures where organizations and human beings can both thrive. in Human Resource Management from the University of Charleston.

Five Rules for Giving Employees Feedback

Chart Your Course

When done correctly, constructive criticism can help steer your staff, setting them on a path to success. Communication Articles Employee Engagement Free Business Articles Good Places to Work Human Resource Management Leadership The Navigator Newsletter employee engagement employee feedback employee motivation human resource management leadership performance feedback talent management transformational leadershipDrive Performance with Regular Feedback!

Hiring (not Firing) for Soft Skills – TTI Success Insights

Chart Your Course

via Hiring (not Firing) for Soft Skills – TTI Success Insights. The post Hiring (not Firing) for Soft Skills – TTI Success Insights appeared first on Leadership Speaker and Motivational Speaker for Businesses | Employee Engagement | Gregory Smith - Chart Your Course International. Behavior Assessments DISC Training Employee Selection Human Resource Management hiring assessments HIRING (NOT FIRING) FOR SOFT SKILLS. By Cindy Rosser.

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Workplace Engagement

Coaching Tip

The disengagement problem usually begins with the CEO telling human resources to fix it," says author David Harder. "But In "The Workplace Engagement Solution" , Harder examines how the root of engagement is based at the individual recognizing and learning how to change and successfully respond to change. When these elements are intact, translating vision into reality is one of the most transformative of all human experiences.

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Minimalism: Doing More, with Less

In the CEO Afterlife

Friends for over 20 years, they considered themselves, and were considered by others to be successful. As human beings in a society obsessed with consumerism, our options for nearly everything in life are limited. Leadership Life Strategy Uncategorized books CEO Culture Entrepreneurship Human Resources In the CEO Afterlife Innovation Jacobs Suchard John Richard Bell Mentoring The Circumstantial Enemy Vision

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Nine Rules for Employee Engagement

Chart Your Course

Countless studies have proven that an engaged workforce contributes significantly to a business’ success. Moreover, experts say employee engagement is doubly important in times of economic recession, uncertainty or boom, because this is when the human element differentiates those who fail, survive or thrive. Employee engagement is defined as the emotional commitment an employee has for a job or organization, which then drives their performance.

Giving Criticism Like a Pro

Leadership Freak

Communication Encouragement Feedback Influence Leading Marks of leaders Mistakes Taking others higher Teams Trust Values weaknesses climate human resource guidelines Leadership Leadership Development organizational successStop talking if you’re a critical boss. You may say, “I’m just being helpful.” Unrequested criticism is like a drive-by shooting – there’s no responsibility for positive outcomes. It’s sleazy and easy.