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The Employee Experience Is The Future Of Work: 10 HR Trends For 2017

In 2016, I wrote about the transformation happening in human resources and I called it the “Consumerization of HR,” referring to how companies create a social, mobile, and consumer-style experience for employees. Now, as we enter 2017, the next journey for HR leaders will be to apply a consumer and …

Human Resources

4 Ways To Make Your Employees Love Training

If corporate training is a drag on the workforce, try focusing on these four game-changing techniques.<p>From teaching employees the basics of your technology infrastructure to helping them develop new insight and skill sets, training is a necessity in many companies. And while stand-and-deliver …

Employee Engagement

Today's Business is Obsolete: How to Ensure Your Company's Survival

Technology is leveling the playing field and making a difference in the market is becoming increasingly more difficult.<p>The digital age is both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, technology and the Internet have made it easy for brands to reach and engage with their target markets. But on the …

Employee Engagement

Toddler-Proof Your iPhone With This Quick Trick

In a parental pinch, iPhones and iPads make great pacifiers. That’s not to say you should let junior put Apple devices in his or her mouth, but their …

Parenting

What Your HR Data Can Tell You About Your Business

Cornerstone OnDemand, one of few remaining pure-play players in cloud talent management software, wants more credibility outside the human resources …

Human Resources

Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

Mindfulness Can Improve Strategy, Too

FERIDUN AKGÜNGÖR<p>Over the course of a couple of decades, meditation has migrated from Himalayan hilltops and Japanese Zendos to corporate boardrooms and corridors of power, including Google, Apple, Aetna, the Pentagon, and the U.S. House of Representatives.<p>On a personal level, leaders are taking …

Mindfulness

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New …

Six Lessons I Learned at Lunch With the Best Leader in America | Inc.com

That's the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the picture--the highest award our government gives civilians. Frances Hesselbein earned one.<p>Is Alan Mulally, former CEO of Ford, whose stock price went up 18 times under his watch, a fair judge of good leadership? How about Peter Drucker, the "founder of …

Leadership

Facebook's lead HR consultant explains how the company radically changed the way it trains managers

As a young manager in the early aughts, Lori Goler was profoundly impacted by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman's 1999 management guide "First, Break All the Rules."<p>When she joined Facebook in 2008 as its head of HR, she decided to reach out to Buckingham through his consulting and software firm …

Buckingham

Six Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know …

Online Education

The 35 Best Ideas for Your Most Organized Kitchen Ever

#10 is a total game-changer.<p>Take heart, there's hope for your biggest (and smallest) problem spots. Plus, get our best cabinet and pantry organization ideas!

Spices

Why Digital Marketing Certifications Are Key to Marketing Professionals

The chances are you already have a college degree, although a lot of people don’t. But now you have to decide whether it’s worth the time and effort to acquire an advanced degree in your chosen field. Digital marketing is well-known for being a field where there are no degrees targeted specifically …

Marketing

How to Instantly Free Up Storage Space On Your iPhone | Men's Health

Luckily, some genius on Reddit recently discovered a mind-blowing trick that will open up a ton more storage on your phone. And you don’t have to delete anything.<p>Here’s what to do:<p>1. Go to <b>Settings > General > About</b> to see how much available storage you have.<p>The Editors of Men's Health<p>You’ll see in …

5 Killer Examples: How To Use Microlearning-Based Training Effectively

<b>How To Use Microlearning-Based Training Effectively</b><p>In this article, I will share 5 examples that will highlight how you can use microlearning-based …

12 Rules For Flipping Your Classroom

<b>To flip or not flip… That is the question.</b><br>Why do you want to flip a lesson? How will “flipping” benefit your learners? How will it add value to your …

Education Technology

The Top 5 HR Trends For 2016 And Beyond

I’m very excited and optimistic about the future of HR. This role is undergoing massive transformation both in terms of name and function. Over the past few months I’ve been fortunate enough to spend a lot of time speaking with some of the world’s top talent, human resource, and people officers at …

The Workplace

What will 2016 bring for HR?

It's two weeks into 2016, here's everything you need to know about HR in the year ahead<p>Last year wasn’t a quiet one for HR. The introduction of …

Why Leadership Development Has to Happen on the Job

At a recent leadership summit we held at Twitter with 100 of our top global leaders, our agenda was to talk about our strategic direction and get aligned as a leadership team. Then, the day before the summit, news leaked of several executive departures. The context of our discussions had …

Leadership

Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally

Curate<p>Recently, a middle-school teacher mentioned to me that her students could not keep track of everything. In this 1:1 iPad school, students …

The Fanatic's Advantage: How Bill Gates Showed That Work-Life Balance Is A Myth

It takes a village to raise a child. But it takes a fanatic to shake up the village. That’s an eternal reality, even in an era when working people are demanding “work-life” balance.<p>Bill Gates, in an interview for BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, revealed that he was so driven during the early …

Bill Gates

7 Smart Habits of Leaders Who Always Get Successful Results | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.​</i><p>The most successful leaders have learned the mastery of …

Self-improvement

Here’s the Type of Job You Should Be Looking for Early in Your Career

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Employment

Leadership Development Predictions: 2016 and Beyond

As we approach the end of the year, our team looks back at what we learnt about leadership development this year and how these insights are going to …

Generation Z and the Workplace: What You Need to Know

The young adults who grew up during the Great Recession want a job. Here's what you should offer them.<p>As a Gen Xer, I've spent much of my life either acclimating to the business world created by the Baby Boomers and their parents, or adjusting to the arrival of Generation Y, who were born in the …

Generation Z

8 Momentous Steps You Can Take to Thrive as a Leader | Inc.com

<i>How can I gain the confidence to be an effective leader? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ellan Vrana, author of EllenVrana.com, on Quora:</b><p><b>Don't expect to be Jack Welch</b> <b>or Steve Jobs</b> …

Google Docs

The Best Productivity App Is Already On Your Phone. You Just Don't Know It Yet.

<i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>There are a zillion productivity apps out there -- things that help you organize your day, email more efficiently, remember your grocery list. A …

Are Kids Of Working Moms Better Prepared For Their Future Careers?

Your mommy guilt might be misplaced: A new book shows that working mothers raise great kids.<p>Juggling work and family obligations makes working mothers feel that they’re always dropping the ball somewhere. When you’re at work, you’re missing time away from your kids. When you’re at home, you’re …

Parenting

4 Things CEOs Want From HR Leadership

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The head of HR is frequently, at least in the CEO’s eyes, seen as the low man (or woman) on the executive totem pole. This occurs despite the fact that <i>people</i> are the biggest item on almost every company’s budget, and that CEOs …

Employee Engagement