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Human Capital Trends 2014 survey: Top 10 findings

Human Capital Trends 2014 survey: Top 10 findings | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
Take a deep dive into 10 selected results from the 2014 Global Human Capital Trends survey. (Great info on #HRtrends from #Deloitte: Human Capital Trends 2014.
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Leadership is the greatest need and finding it is the biggest challenge according to this survey.  They also show a gap between the business line leaders and HR departments in their readiness and ability to address the needs. 

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Improve Employee Retention | Peoplefluent

Improve Employee Retention | Peoplefluent | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
In this article, learn how altering interview questions can create the perfect match for your organization and ultimately, improve employee retention rate.
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Business Brain: Honesty and communication key to good recruitment - Irish Independent

Business Brain: Honesty and communication key to good recruitment - Irish Independent | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
Irish Independent Business Brain: Honesty and communication key to good recruitment Irish Independent With recruitment within a range of sectors such as finance and technology on the rise and the market for talent in specialist areas tightening,...
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Interesting that the first 20 weeks of employment are the most critical for retention and future productiviy.  Also, a bad hire costs 2.5 times the annual salary of the employee.

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7 retention resolutions managers should make for 2014 - HR.BLR.com

7 retention resolutions managers should make for 2014 - HR.BLR.com | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
7 retention resolutions managers should make for 2014
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7 retention resolutions managers should make for 2014. While many people make resolutions for the new year, one group that doesn't do this enough is bosses.
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The 20 Seconds Courage that Makes The Difference. | The Recruitment Guru - Author,Creator, Mentor, Difference Maker.

The 20 Seconds Courage that Makes The Difference. | The Recruitment Guru - Author,Creator, Mentor, Difference Maker. | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
The 20 Seconds Courage that Makes The Difference. http://t.co/AI6N74GTd4 #inspiration
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Job Front: Social media are growing recruitment tools - Sacramento Bee

Job Front: Social media are growing recruitment tools - Sacramento Bee | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
Job Front: Social media are growing recruitment tools
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Employers in greater numbers are relying on social media to recruit new talent, according to a report on the state of social recruiting in 2013.
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Employee Retention - Sam Altman

Employee Retention - Sam Altman | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
But then comes a bigger challenge--employee retention. A reasonably common failure mode for startups is to do a great job recruiting the first ten or so employees and then have many of them leave after 18 months.
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Quits Are Up: 7 Employee Retention Strategies Your Company Must Have - Forbes

Quits Are Up: 7 Employee Retention Strategies Your Company Must Have - Forbes | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
Quits Are Up: 7 Employee Retention Strategies Your Company Must Have
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I don't claim to be an HR expert, but good supervisors are crucial to retention. Steve Miranda, who is an expert, says, “Employees don't quite jobs.
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The Secret to Understanding Your Ideal Candidates

The Secret to Understanding Your Ideal Candidates | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
I’ll be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, March 12th, reviewing the results of a major survey LinkedIn recently conducted on employee satisfaction and its impact on job-seeking behavior.
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Hiring Stronger People Starts By Redefining Stronger

Hiring Stronger People Starts By Redefining Stronger | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
To assess potential, ask candidates to describe their greatest accomplishment with the least amount of experience. Reason: aren't the strongest people those who can accomplish more with less?Last

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Interesting further discussion on performance benchmarking.

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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, January 8, 2014 4:37 PM

Interesting point of view on hiring for improvement.

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Do Leaders Motivate or Demotivate?

Do Leaders Motivate or Demotivate? | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
I have written about the connection between leadership and motivation in the past, but I have not coupled that with the connection between leadership and demotivation. By the way, just because my s...

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Motivate is not a verb!

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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, December 30, 2013 9:42 AM

Great Question that we should be asking ourselves every day.  Which are you today?  Who will you be tomorrow?

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LinkedIn: A Dynamic Tool for Business Growth. | The Recruitment Guru - Author,Creator, Mentor, Difference Maker.

LinkedIn: A Dynamic Tool for Business Growth. | The Recruitment Guru - Author,Creator, Mentor, Difference Maker. | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
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Zappos Does Away With Job Titles, Managers

Zappos Does Away With Job Titles, Managers | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
Online retailer Zappos is making a dramatic change to its company hierarchy—in fact, it's getting rid of it. CEO Tony Hsieh explained to employees last month that the company was ditching job... Money News Summaries.

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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, December 31, 2013 12:14 PM

Interesting change taking place at Zappo's. I believe 2014 will be a year of transformative change.  Are you ready?

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Predictive analytics – looking to the future in recruitment | Method3

Predictive analytics – looking to the future in recruitment | Method3 | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
Predictive analytics – looking to the future in recruitment Predictive analytics, the use of big data to predict future trends and help make decisions, is fast becoming a mainstay of management decision making.
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This is number 2 of 8 posts.  Rather than repost them all here, follow through with the other posts from the blog.

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After the Conversion: 4 Tips for Customer Retention

After the Conversion: 4 Tips for Customer Retention | Extension Staff Development | Scoop.it
Congratulations, your visitor just made it through [insert your coveted conversion action here].
Go ahead and give yourself a little pat on the back. But make sure it’s a little one, because your job isn’t done.

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Point number 4 is relevant to all cutomer service or edcuation industries.

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