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Month: June, 2012

Leading The Enterprise

Thursday, June 28th, 2012   via   bluepoint-leadership-development

...the six surprising shifts you need to make now

At some point in our careers most of us have said to ourselves: "I want it all. I want to run the whole business." Our minds come alive with thoughts of the freedom, the rewards and the recognition that come with this role. So, you finally do have it all; you are leading the
enterprise. Now what?

As much as I believe that leadership is everyone's business, I also believe that not all leadership is the same. Throughout the course of your management c…

Workplace Violence: The Bully

Thursday, June 28th, 2012   via   afi-international-group-inc

I have recently come across dozens of online articles dedicated to bullying and violence in the workplace; which begs the question, has this always been a problem or a new social evil that has only recently reared its ugly head? One could say it's on the increase brought about by the anonymity of social media and the ability to bully from behind the safety of a computer screen, or stress caused by a global weakening of economies. Alternatively, is it at the same levels it has always been but only now being exposed b…

WorldatWork Launches Four New Compensation Courses

Thursday, June 28th, 2012   via   worldatwork

June 28, 2012—Scottsdale, Ariz.—WorldatWork, a global human resources association, has introduced four new courses in compensation based on changing market needs. "The environment in which compensation professionals operate is becoming more complicated," said Susan Marty, Associate Director, Product Management, WorldatWork. "We are responding to our members' and customers' need for deeper technical knowledge in specialized areas such as designing and implementing pay programs for an increasingly global workforce."

The four new courses are:

E… Celebrates First Year of Popular Online Certification Program in Performance Management

Thursday, June 28th, 2012   via   hrcom

In June 2011,'s Institute for Human Resources (IHR) launched the Performance Management institute as part of the virtual certification program for more than 200,000 member HR professionals. In the first year, the Performance Management program attracted more than 6,700 registrations in 59 webcasts delivered by a faculty of peers who are experts in their HR space.

Participants are upgrading their skills while they work and although the complimentary one-hour webcasts are broadcasted live on the site, they can also be viewed for credit in the archives online. The…

Healthcare Organizations Seek Ways to Create a Flexible Work Environment

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012   via   compdata-surveys

Kansas City, Kan.— As economic conditions continue to slowly improve and companies are once again beginning to hire new employees to rebuild their workforce, employers across the country are looking for ways to attract and retain employees without resorting to hefty pay increases or expensive benefit plans. As a result, some employers have found that adopting a results-only work environment (ROWE) may be the key to creating an attractive work environment for employees.

ROWE evaluates employees solely on their output and not the amount of time spent in the office. Employe…

UpMos Social Talent Engine Drives Unprecedented Employee Engagement and Mobility at Intuit Skills Matching, Professional Networking and Integration with Y…

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012   via   upmo

Mountain View, CA — June 27, 2012 --UpMo, the leader in social talent management, today announced the successful global deployment of UpMo's social talent platform at Intuit, including integration with Yammer's Enterprise Social Networking platform. UpMo is the first-of-its-kind social talent engine that enables employees, managers, and HR professionals to build a dynamic talent network that effects internal mobility and increases employee engagement. UpMo is now available to all Intuit employees to explore, find and be found for opportunities while connecting and building strong inter…

Complimentary AccuScreen Webinar Reviews New Controversial EEOC Background Check Service Guidelines

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012   via   accu-screen-inc

Tampa, FL — Many business owners and employers are concerned or confused by recent recommendations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that may impact their decision to utilize a background check service for the screening of new employees. Part of the presentation given by Kevin Connell, CEO and Founder of, a provider for employment screening services, should help to shed some light on the meaning and implications of these new guidelines and rec…

Employee Onboarding gamification platform

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012   via   giver

Our elevator pitch is simple: An innovative Gamification platform for Onboarding and Team Building. It fits squarely in the HR vertical and I would highly value your opinion and feedback - please visit the site, take a look around and let me know your thoughts.

Many thanks in advance!!


Tuesday, June 26th, 2012   via   oci

Denver, Colorado — OCI, a leading provider of data integration services and cloud software solutions, announced today that it has continued to experience a significant increase in the number of organizations utilizing its services. The majority of its new customers, in the human resource and employee benefit segment, have selected its LeaveXpertTM product for their employee leave and absence administration.

Launched in late 2010 to help improve the management of employee leaves and return to work efforts,, which cost U.S. employers more than $300 billion a year, LeaveXper…