talent management

Lessons from Lincoln: When Conflict is Good

January 22, 2015   

Most people don’t enjoy conflict, which is why in many cases conflict is avoided like the plague. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the workplace. Think about it – how often has conflict been dealt with openly in your experience as an employee? I’m guessing the answer is rarely, if ever. But when we […]

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Movin’ On Up: Millennials in the Workforce

January 17, 2015   

In my last article, I asked the question, Are You Ready for Generation Z?  I think many would have to answer that question with a firm no. After all, it seems many organizations are still trying to figure out how to manage their Gen Y workers, the so-called millennials. Well, while some of you are […]

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Are You Ready for Generation Z?

January 17, 2015   

If you’re like many organizations, you may still be trying to figure out the Gen Y millennials and how to manage them, a topic that has been written about frequently on this site. Now to make things really complicated, the savviest companies are already courting Gen Z. Gen Z includes people born from 1994 to […]

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Why Obama’s Free Community College Plan is a GREAT Idea

January 14, 2015   

President Barack Obama thinks community college should be free to anyone willing to work hard at it, the same way primary and secondary schooling from elementary through high school has been free for ages. For a moment I want to set aside all the arguments as to the idea’s feasibility in terms of how to […]

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What’s in a Name?

January 14, 2015   

Josh Bersin, the founder and owner of Bersin by Deloitte, wrapped up 2014 in a LinkedIn article by asking, “Is corporate talent management dead?” Although I firmly believe the answer to that question is a resounding NO, many of the points he makes warrant further consideration. To begin with, there is without doubt still a […]

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Best and Worst Mentoring Practices

December 27, 2014   

In this third and final installment of what can be learned about mentoring programs from Sun Microsystems, it’s time to summarize nearly two decades of the company’s mentoring experience into a handy best-worst practices table. This was created by Katy Dickinson, who headed up Sun’s SEED (Sun Engineering Enrichment & Development) mentoring program for many […]

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Talent Management Software Spotlight: SuccessFactors

December 23, 2014   

A more recent addition to the field of human capital management software, SuccessFactors was founded in 2001 by Lars Dalgaard. Before becoming an independent subsidiary of SAP America, SuccessFactors was the first tech company to be triple-listed on three different stock exchanges (NASDAQ, NYSE, and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany). This cloud-based, SaaS offering […]

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Selection and Matching in Mentoring Programs

December 23, 2014   

This article continues an exploration of what can be learned from the Sun Microsystems extensive experience with robust mentoring programs that began with Masterful Mentoring at Sun Microsystems. While that article dealt with some key decisions around mentoring such as formal vs. informal, what metrics will be used to measure progress and success, and the […]

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Masterful Mentoring at Sun Microsystems

December 23, 2014   

In our series about the Secrets of Retention, article #2 was about mentoring, and we mentioned how Sun Microsystems evaluated 13 years worth of data on its mentoring programs from 1996-2009, concluding that the return on investment (ROI) exceeded 1,000%. Meanwhile, another study of its mentoring programs over a seven-year span found the following more […]

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Assessing Your Organization’s Culture

December 18, 2014   

You want to attract, retain and engage the best talent that your company needs to excel. Besides being a tall order in and of itself, one thing that can stymie the entire process is when your organizational has a less than stellar organizational culture. This can be a hard thing for candidates to assess without […]

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