HRM Software: Catch The Wave!


Innovation in Human Resources Management

Enterprise software may be flying under the radar of most investors, but that appears to be changing—and changing very soon.

Facebook’s initial offering stumble earlier this year may be the reason investors are keeping mum about “cloud-based” service companies. It is also why a small company called Workday filed for an IPO this week with little fanfare.

But don’t mistake silence for disinterest. Continue reading “HRM Software: Catch The Wave!”

The Surprising Secret to Selling Yourself


Potential may trump actual accomplishments when judging job candidates, according to researchers at Stanford University.

The Surprising Secret to Selling Yourself

By Heidi Grant Halvorson  for Harvard Business Review:

There is no shortage of advice out there on how to make a good impression — an impression good enough to land you a new job, score a promotion, or bring in that lucrative sales lead. Practice your pitch. Speak confidently, but not too quickly. Make eye contact. And for the love of Pete, don’t be modest — highlight your accomplishments. After all, a person’s track record of success (or a company’s, for that matter) is the single most important factor in determining whether or not they get hired. Or is it?

As it happens, it isn’t. Continue reading “The Surprising Secret to Selling Yourself”

Translating HR into Financial Performance | Business Finance


Human Resources to Financial PerformanceTapping the power of human resources are key to increased growth and revenues, according to Business Finance Magazine.

Joanne Sammer writes about the link between economic performance and human resources capabilities. This data comes from a new survey of 4,200 HR and non-HR managers commissioned by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

The most striking areas between high performing companies and those less capable were leadership development, talent management and performance management.

The original article can be found at the Business Finance Magazine, and also read the details of the BCG survey.

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Translating HR into Financial Performance | Business Finance


Human Resources to Financial PerformanceTapping the power of human resources are key to increased growth and revenues, according to Business Finance Magazine.

Joanne Sammer writes about the link between economic performance and human resources capabilities. This data comes from a new survey of 4,200 HR and non-HR managers commissioned by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

The most striking areas between high performing companies and those less capable were leadership development, talent management and performance management.

The original article can be found at the Business Finance Magazine, and also read the details of the BCG survey.

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