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How To Build A Great Company Culture With No Office

September 30, 2013 | Corey Michael Blake | Business Insider

Being surrounded by an entire team that doesn't feel like they work for you can be a ridiculous blessing. But is there a magic formula that makes work feel like joy, happiness and fun all rolled into a single cupcake you can munch on all day ...

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Human Capital Management And The Future Of Work

August 26, 2013 | Huffington Post Business

The future of work has changed due to a series of market disruptions that have thrust Human Capital Management (HCM) into a curious position of attention. According to Shawn Price, president of SuccessFactors, responsible for the end-to-end ...

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There and Back Again: An Employee Development Tale

April 17, 2013 | Fabio Malagisi | HCI

As leaders, we often see our employees go through various stages of motivation, contribution and engagement. Often, we get concerned when we see changes in how our employees seem to be responding to their work. We over think it, read into every action or reaction and then try to solve it by randomly calling a “one on one” meeting.

 

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3 Lessons on Crisis Leadership

April 10, 2013 | Deborah L. Parker | HCI

“Everything you need to know about leadership, diversity and most other things in life can be learned in your family, the first human capital engagement.”
 

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Informal Learning: Fitting the Context of Today’s On-The-Go World

June 5, 2013 | Joel Gendelman, Jerry Eonta

Informal learning, although difficult to quantify, is a critical component of skills development at all stages of the employee lifecycle. As much as 75% of learning in the workplace occurs through informal methods, or tacit knowledge. To this end, organizations and leaders need to shift the focus away from formal training programs and traditional methods such as classroom instruction and begin to harness the power of informal learning in their organizations. Not only can informal learning methods be cost-effective opportunities to build employee skill-sets, but many variations and techniques exist that organizations can leverage.

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Approach Competency Development … Competently

March 20, 2013 | Nancy Piatt | HCI

Competencies are the glue that holds together the pieces and parts of a talent management system. They can be used as the basis for behavioral interviewing, as guides for development and succession planning, and as a component of a thorough performance evaluation.   

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Is Your Training Just a Bunch of Scrap?

March 13, 2013 | Roy Pollock | HCI

Recent articles have once again raised the question of how much corporate training actually adds value, and how much just goes to waste—something for which we coined the term “learning scrap” to draw the analogy to manufacturing scrap.  Both kinds of scrap waste time, materials, and opportunity; both undermine a company’s competitiveness.

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A Penny for Your Thoughts

February 20, 2013 | Jeffrey G. Soper | HCI

I am a fan of the principles that underlie the game of duplicate bridge. The players rotate between each table and are given the opportunity to compete with others playing the identical cards. By scoring relative performance, the element of skill is enhanced while the element of chance is reduced. In the end, the person who plays the hands best wins. Head-to-head competition - no hints, no gimmicks, no cheats.

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