The Virtual, Global Workforce

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The global economy requires a global workforce. The right HR strategy can develop the leaders you need to adapt to changing cultures, intense competition, and expanding markets. Learn how you can attract and retain global talent, use virtual solutions to connect a distributed workforce, and take advantage of international work assignments to strengthen your talent’s experience.

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Changing Engagement with Technology

Blog | Author: Daniel Fogel | Source: HCI | Published: 3 days ago

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus said, “δὶς ἐς τὸν αὐτὸν ποταμὸν οὐκ ἂν ἐμβαίης.”  Or roughly translated into English – “You cannot step into the same river twice.”  He believed that everything in the world was in flux and constantly changing.
Today, technology and social networks are two areas where we see continual change, adaptation, and evolution.  We move in a philosophical sense from thesis – an idea, to antithesis – the opposite of that idea, and on to synthesis – reconciling thesis and antithesis forming a brand new thesis.  New ideas beget new ideas.  Oyster is the Netflix for books; Handybook is the Uber for household chores, etc.  

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Gamification: The Cheat Code for Engagement?

Blog | Author: Daniel Fogel | Source: HCI | Published: April 14, 2014

The past four years saw an explosion in popularity for gamification.  A quick search on Google Trends shows a significant uptrend that is forecast to continue its upward trajectory for the foreseeable future.  Top firms are utilizing gamification, the use of game playing, thinking and mechanics to engage users and assess capabilities, to improve business results.  

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Internal Mobility Doesn’t Count If It’s Invisible.

Blog | Author: Tarik Taman, General Manager, Infor HCM | Source: HCI | Published: April 7, 2014

The cost of staff churn is significant. We all know that. But could you put a figure on exactly how significant?
LinkedIn can. According to recent research, they believe that for a 10,000 employee US company, each 1% of turnover costs the firm $7.5m.
To find out more about turnover, LinkedIn quizzed over 7,500 recent departees across five countries to understand why they switched jobs. Among the findings reported in their natty Exit Survey infographic one statistic leaps out. Over four-fifths of the average US company’s turnover is voluntary, or, as LinkedIn calls it, ‘preventable’.

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Translating Three Millennial Aspirations into Winning Engagement Strategies

Blog | Author: Allison McGuire | Source: HCI | Published: March 31, 2014

We at Network for Good have identified trends and tactics in our new guide, Engaging Millennial Employees: Recruit and Retain Top Talent with Cause. We’re pleased to share some of our findings.
If you work in human resources, you may already know that many Millennials are underwhelmed by their jobs. What you may not know is where this stems from and how to turn unmotivated Millennial employees into champions for your company. 

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