Farid Karolia

58 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 4 Following | 43 Followers | @fkarolia | HR Techie at FNB

WeThinkCode_ | Home

Are you looking for world-class software engineers to help drive your digital strategy? Apply here to become one of our Corporate …

10 Kanban Board Examples

Kanban board examples give you a good dose of inspiration for building or improving your own board. You’ll often find similarities in how other teams …

The Next Hot Thing in Cool Office Design | Inc.com

Today's office is a heck of a lot more than a bullpen full of desks where workers shuffle papers for eight hours a day.<p>It is supposed to be so inspiring in its beauty that it literally spurs creativity. It should be striking enough to impress clients and work as a recruiting tool, but not so flashy …

Workstations

10 Simple Secrets You Need to Know to Increase Employee Engagement

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By some accounts, an epidemic of worker disengagement is raging in this country. In its most recent “State of the American Workplace” report, Gallup Research found that 70 percent of U.S. workers were either not engaged or were actively</i> …

Employee Engagement

Google doesn't care where you went to college

Google is consistently rated the best place to work. So you need a degree from Harvard to get in the door, right?<p>Not really, according to Laszlo Bock, Google's Head of People Operations.<p>When the company was small, Google cared a lot about getting kids from Harvard, Stanford, and MIT. But Bock said …

Résumés

How to get ahead at work: 10 tips from Google's head of HR

Pay unfairly, spoil your best workers, and choose a job that makes you happier... ten ways to make your workplace the best in the world, by Laszlo Bock, head of people operations at Google<p>How to get a job at Google – an interview with the man who hires and fires<p><b>1 Give your work meaning</b><p>Work consumes …

The Workplace

The Problem With Recruitment And Social Media

Defining Social Recruiting<p>Social Recruiting (Digital Recruiting, ERecruiting, Online Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Purple Squirrel Hunting et …

The Top 10 Disruptions In HR Technology: Ignore Them At Your Peril

The HR technology landscape, which is now more than a $15 billion market in software, is exploding with growth and innovation. We are tracking more than 100 new startups in social and referral recruiting, talent analytics, assessment science, online learning, and mid-market core HR systems. New …

The five enterprise challenges solved by social collaboration tools

<i>(c)iStock.com/pixelfit</i><p>Over the past decade, social media has become a natural, and sometimes necessary, part of many people’s lives. Social media has …

Employee Engagement

Visual Storytelling with HR: Data Visualizations

You see them everywhere. Infographics are a hot visual trend in the world of information sharing.<p>But, while they can make complex topics easy to …

Data Visualization

Changing HR Operating Models

The Innovation Game: Adobe's New Strides To Keep Employees Engaged

Imagine you show up to work one day and someone asks you if you are interested in running with an idea that you have, “sure” you say. You are then given a little red box, inside you find a pre-paid credit card for $1,000, some notebooks, and an innovation guide that walks you through a six-step …

Innovation

What Makes Leaders Innovative? New Study Identifies The 10 Keys

“All the money in the world, all the research and development resources in the world aren’t really worth a hoot, without innovative leadership. Money does not follow ideas; it follows leaders,” said Forbes Contributor Henry Doss in his recent post about innovation. Many organizations would like to …

6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

Technology and innovation can be frustrating to watch in action. That’s because there usually isn’t much action — just incremental change with …

Responsive Web Design

When you have your own website, there are plenty of decisions you have to make. The Responsive Web Design infographic from Verve gives helpful …

Apple unveils new perks to attract talent

Apple employees are getting a few new perks today (and no, it’s not free iPhone 6’s).<p>On Thursday morning the company’s head of HR, Denise Young …

HR & IT: Friends, Foes or Partners?

I recently read The Evolving Workplace: Expert Insights, part of a global project commissioned by Dell and Intel. For the study, TNS Global is …

5 Essential Indicators of Top Talent

Can you recognize a top performer when you meet him? We all like to think we can, but even the best can overlook real talent. Think back to Facebook …

Entrepreneurship

Savioke’s first robot begins its career as a hotel bellhop

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>If you call down to the front desk at the Aloft hotel in Cupertino, Calif., to replace that toothbrush …

Samsung Buys Into Home Automation with SmartThings Acquisition

Now that nearly every tech company, retail store and hardware chain has its own home automation platform, Samsung doesn’t want to be left out.<p>The …

Home Automation

Employees Have Spoken - 7 Actions HR Should Take

Let's face it - the competition for top talent is fierce, and the best employees are looking for more than just a job. They want options, and they want meaning. Check out these 7 areas HR can fine tune to ensure they're attracting and keeping the right talent around.

Employment

Google Found A Partner To Make Its Futuristic Contact Lenses

The device for diabetics would measure glucose in tear fluid and send the data wirelessly to a mobile device, Novartis said. The technology is potentially life-changing for many diabetics, who prick their fingers as many as 10 times daily to check their body's production of the sugar.<p>Success would …

Medical Technology

The Hot HR Technology Trends Of 2014

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a solid independent survey of HR tech trends that will affect the workplace in 2014. The Information Services Group (ISG), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, recently conducted the ‘Industry Trends in Human Resources …

Debunking the Myers-Briggs personality test

<b>The popular Myers-Briggs personality test is a joke, writes Vox's Joseph Stromberg. While it might be a fun way to pass the time, he says, it has about as much insight and validity as a Buzzfeed quiz.</b><p>The test, taken by an estimated 2 million people each year, has been around since the 1940s and is …

Psychology

The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020 (Infographic) | Inc.com

In the near future, smart machines and systems will automate many jobs that exist today, changing the nature of skills that are in high demand.<p>As social technologies play a more important role in value creation, skills such as social intelligence and new media literacy, among others, will become …

Top 10

Satya Nadella: Microsoft will 'reinvent productivity'

Microsoft's CEO gives employees new marching orders: the focus is productivity and platforms, not devices and services.<p>Ten days into Microsoft's fiscal 2015, Chief Executive Satya Nadella has sent a missive to the Microsoft troops.<p>It's not all about developers, developers, developers -- or even …

Wall Street

10 New Innovations That Could Change the World

<i>New TechTank Blog Posts Are Available Here</i><p>Since 2001, the MIT Technology Review has released their list of the 10 most important technological …

Stacked Ranking: A Pay For Performance Model You Need to Avoid

Ann Bares recently wrote a predictive article here on TLNT about the potential end of merit pay (<i>How Will We Pay With Open Salaries and No</i> …