Performance Management

Knock Three Times For Positive Workforce Impact

“Oh, my darling, knock three times On the ceiling if you want me Twice on the pipe If the answer is no…” —Tony Orlando & Dawn It started with an e-mail. The latest OnStar diagnostic report from our Saturn VUE chock full of data analysis on nearly every single facet of the car: engine and… more Knock Three Times For Positive Workforce Impact

Today’s Workplace Contract Of Go, Go, Go

I remember the fear of actually finishing something. Then the fear of executing that something. And then the fear of never quite being good enough. And then the fear of being crushed under the weight of overcritical judgments again and again. And then again, I remember the pleasure of being pushed to perform, even in… more Today’s Workplace Contract Of Go, Go, Go

E-Mail Health Will Drive You Mad

The bell sounds woke me. They were continuous and getting louder by the second. Ding-a-ling-ding-a-ling! I raised my head and there they were – dozens of them! Then hundreds! Falling from the virtual clouds around me into MS Outlook like a deluge of rain filling bucket after bucket. Ding-a-ling-ding-a-ling! Then there were thousands! I tried… more E-Mail Health Will Drive You Mad

Two Things: Experience Outcomes

Experience outcomes. We laughed as we said it, sitting together in the mothership executive conference room at Peoplefluent planning our global domination strategy. We’d been meeting all week, meeting after meeting, a gaggle of senior leadership and marketing team leads, workshopping and brainstorming and collaborating over all that we’ve been, where we are and where we need… more Two Things: Experience Outcomes

From the Way We Worked to Today

(Originally published at TalentCulture.com) “What do you do?” asked my airport shuttle driver (I’ll call him Ben). “I work for an HR software company,” I answered. He nodded. “HR, huh? I remember when I worked in personnel.” “Personnel.” That term got my attention — precursor to the “human resources” profession we know today. I asked… more From the Way We Worked to Today

The Small Minds of Big Data

“Big numbers are one thing when it comes to various social points of presence, but is anyone measuring interaction and engagement? If so, how?” That was one of the questions I posed last week at the Recruiting Trends Social Sourcing and Recruitment Summit in Washington, DC. An eclectic and electric room for sure, with my TalentCulture #TChat… more The Small Minds of Big Data

Wanted: World of Work Asphalt Pavers

Even with the big bump in the miles and miles of recent bad road, it’s encouraging, this world of ever-converging business customer and talent investment, although all the while the loyalty of each becoming as volatile as the global economy. Actually, a big part of that is because of the volatile economy; customers and candidates… more Wanted: World of Work Asphalt Pavers