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How the Best Places to Work are Nailing Employee Engagement

August 29, 2013 | Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith, Contributor | Forbes

Research shows four out of 10 workers are disengaged globally. In the U.S., the situation is worse. According to the latest State of the American Workplace Report, 70 percent of U.S. workers don’t like their job, creating an environment ...

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The Price for Low Engagement

August 27, 2013 | Hile Rutledge

Following are the elements within the EQ-i model and what each looks like when under-developed. Many people commit to working on EQ development as an active effort to eliminate or address these unwanted behaviors.

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To Go From Big Data to Big Insight, Start With a Visual

August 27, 2013 | Sinan Aral | Harvard Busniess Review

Although data visualization has produced some of the most captivating artistic displays in recent memory, some of which have found their way into exhibits at the New York Museum of Modern Art and countless art installations around the world, ...

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How to Attract Millennial Employees

August 27, 2013 | Lindsey Pollak | Lindsey Pollak

According to an often-cited report from theBusiness and Women Professional’s Foundation, Generation Y will make up almost 75% of the world’s workforce by 2025.  With just a little over a decade to go, the smart employer is taking ...

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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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The Next Evolution of Corporate Social Media Management

August 26, 2013 | Steve Boese | Steve Boese

Just might be something like Beatrix - a new 'advanced virtual social media assistant' that can assist organizations, (or individual 'thought leaders' as well I suppose) in their quests to become 'social media ...

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Develop Leadership Strengths By Building Around Them

August 23, 2013 | Scott Edinger, Contributor | Forbes

It has become vogue in talent management to focus on strengths as a means to developing leadership skills. This is hardly a new idea since Peter Drucker was talking about this over 40 years ago when he wrote in The Effective Executive, that ...

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Millennial retention: 5 ways to keep young talent

August 20, 2013 | AMY LEVIN-EPSTEIN | MoneyWatch

Recently, a study conducted by Gen Y consulting firm Millennial Branding and career site Beyond.com found that millennials -- loosely defined as those born in the 80s and 90s -- are some of the toughest talent to retain. Their research found that ...

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The global talent challenge

August 20, 2013 | Ritu Mehrotra, Vice-President, HR, Global Talent Management | Business Standard

With increasing globalisation, maintaining a competitive edge without the right kind of talent is like fighting a battle without arms.

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HR leaders need to engage with big data before it engages them

August 19, 2013 | Steve O'Neill, David Eastwood | HR Magazine

In the past HR directors’ concerns around data were mostly around the security of employee information. This led to a fairly simple conversation with IT: do our systems keep our employee data secure enough? 

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China’s next chapter: The human-capital puzzle

August 19, 2013 | Andrew Grant | McKinsey & Co.

China’s stunning economic rise often masks a daunting skills gap facing both its workers and its managers. In this video, McKinsey’s Andrew Grant explores the economic and social repercussions of the problem and how the country is ...

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