All Blog Posts Tagged 'Human' (199)

TLS Continuum Part 53: What m I supposed to do?

You are a member of management of your organization and you have an employee who Is not performing to the level that the organization requires, so what do you do? If you re like many managers your immediate response is to talk to the employee about how to change their work habits in order to achieve your goal.

I recently attended a meeting of the local SHRM chapter in which the presenter made the point that management coaching is not what we think it is. It was an interesting…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on June 24, 2016 at 11:14am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 52: Dangers of "Hiring in your image"

On a fairly frequent basis I hear hiring managers make the statement that “when interviewing new candidates I try and find someone who is just like me to bring into the organization.” I can understand the tendency to do so. If they are just like the hiring manager there is likely to be less of a…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on June 17, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 51: It is not acceptable in society, it is not acceptable in the workplace

Turn on the news or read the newspaper and you will see stories about teenagers complaining that they are being bullied in the schools, on the streets etc. These stories bring about almost immediate consternation from the public in the form of twitter posts, Facebook posts etc. In every case the predominant message is that this is wrong and needs to stop. The flip side is that we do not see that same outrage when it is management acting in the role of the bully in the workplace.

In…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on June 10, 2016 at 10:29am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 50: A few little steps can lead to greater steps

My blog post from last week stressed that we should not measure for the sake of measuring. The same concept goes for determining what projects to begin. I do not care whether you are an IBM or the corner mom and pop store, you do not have the capacity to take on every project that may be needed to resolve obstacles within the organization. So if we can’t undertake everything how do we make the value of the projects understood by the organization as a whole?

Taking a page from last…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on June 3, 2016 at 9:48pm — No Comments

To measure or not to measure that is the question

Every day in every organization management from the boardroom to the C-Suite is demanding that we produce metrics to determine how the organization is functioning. The common demand is that we measure something. In his book Six Sigma: The Breakthrough Management Strategy Revolutionizing the World’s Top…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on May 27, 2016 at 10:24am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 48: Dangers of Complacency

Imagine a scenario where everything moves along smoothly with no problems. Imagine you have the power to wave a magic wand and every problem solves itself. For many members of management this the way they face reality. They forget the process is called Continuous Process Improvement. We do not have processes that just move it on. We do not have a problem with which we can wave a magic wand in the air and call the problem resolved. So when we become complacent and base our actions on…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on May 26, 2016 at 11:22am — No Comments

Top 5 Management Practices Critical to Employee Engagement

By Tracie M. Davis, MBA

We all see the memes on LinkedIn that say “People Leave Managers, Not Companies.” I am guilty of sharing those quotes every time I see one pop up on my screen. I’ve noticed many people agree with this statement, but there is very little information going around on how to be a better manager.

Of course, there is the famous “be a leader and not a dictator” meme going around but that only focuses on one aspect of employee engagement.

It’s…

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Added by Tracie Davis on May 20, 2016 at 9:35pm — No Comments

What It Takes To Succeed - The Recruiter's Perspective.

It was 8 years ago in July 2008, where I found myself reflective, hopeful, pondering from a bird's eye view my Career vantage point while overlooking Lake Tahoe in a year where I had steered my career back to the staffing landscape.  It was a welcome reprieve from what up until that point had been a busy year.  Lake…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on May 18, 2016 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Ziprecruiter, LinkedIn: Fraudulent Job Postings and Sharing Your Job Candidates

Hey Recruiters: It's time to turn on the lights and chase the cockroaches out. The story below is real and happened just this past week. It’s a story of fraud and one that has real world implications on my business.

If you haven’t heard the radio commercials for Zip Recruiter, you must listen to some remote C & W station from Muleshoe, Texas. 

My latest experience with Zip Recruiter

I was minding my business yesterday; I answered my phone. …

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Added by Sandra McCartt on May 10, 2016 at 5:18pm — 5 Comments

TLS Continuum: Process Improvement equals Experimentation equals failure (sometimes)

As I read the literature out in the market I see wide responses to organizational problems with the usual suspects. We resolve performance issues by cutting costs. We resolve performance issues by cutting human capital spend. We resolve performance issues by cutting overhead. Here is the problem,…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on May 6, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

TLS Continuum: The Missing Link

Last week in our weekly blog post we talked about what the TLS Continuum was, however I left out of the discussion a valuable point about what is missing from most continuous process improvement efforts. That missing element is critical thinking. Hey I get it, it is just not you. Our next generation can’t critically think either. The base of the TLS Continuum is critical thinking so it is important that we understand the role it plays in process improvement.

The TLS Continuum process…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on April 29, 2016 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

Science of Hiring: Visualization of Decision

Over the past several years we’ve all embraced the technological advancements. It was just 23 years back we accessed first multimedia browser and now we are about to enter in the visual world with technologies such as Virtual Reality. According to tech giant…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on April 26, 2016 at 1:12am — No Comments

TLS Continuum: TLS Continuum What is That?

I got into a discussion in the past days over the use of acronyms. The comment was passed that nobody understands acronyms so why use them. So for you who are reading this blog let me give to the basics of the TLS Continuum.

The letters TLS stand for the three components of the continuum. The letter T stands for the Theory of Constraints. Created by Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt in his book “…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on April 22, 2016 at 9:33am — No Comments

TLS Continuum: TLS Continuum What is That?

I got into a discussion in the past days over the use of acronyms. The comment was passed that nobody understands acronyms so why use them. So for you who are reading this blog let me give to the basics of the TLS Continuum.

The letters TLS stand for the three components of the continuum. The letter T stands for the Theory of Constraints. Created by Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt in his book “…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on April 22, 2016 at 9:33am — No Comments

TLS Continuum: Dangers lurking in our corporate culture

The very essence of our organizations is found within the corporate culture of the organization. It creates the vision of the organization both internally and externally to your organization. From the very beginning of the TLS Continuum series we have stressed the need to see a problem, feel its…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on April 16, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

TLS Continuum: Dangers in Collaboratiion

The continuous process improvement field is inundated with articles and practices touting the benefits of working with cross-functional teams. The TLS Continuum methodology is based on the input of various views as to possible solutions to the problems facing organizations. But there is a downside to this effort to arrive at consensus on potential solutions to these very problems. That downside is groupthink.

What do we mean by the term groupthink? Irving Janis tells us that…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on April 8, 2016 at 10:45am — No Comments

The Best Kept Secrets About Sourcing: “What the Pros Know”

Sourcing is a primary regulation of a talent acquisition. Sourcing…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on April 7, 2016 at 3:32am — No Comments

Hiring T-Shaped Professionals To Build Collaborative teams

Over the past few decades, research depicts the need for knowledge and experience of  young professionals in order to possess a deep knowledge about the industry and the ability to apply knowledge across multiple situations. The most recent emphasis on T-shaped…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on March 30, 2016 at 3:33am — No Comments

Nurturing The Bond Between HR and Talent Acquisition



Human Resources and your Talent Acquisition team often make up two reluctant sides of the same coin. Whilst the crossover between these departments is inevitable, it is not always to the benefit of your staff - especially if there is friction between the two parties. As a leader, it is important that you find a way of bringing balance to the office, by carefully managing and integrating…

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Added by Ron Stewart on March 26, 2016 at 1:07pm — 1 Comment

TLS Continuum: The Dangers of Assumptions

Those of you who have followed this blog since the Blogger days in the early 2000’s know that there are two topics I have strongly avoided in this space – one is religion and the other is politics. And yet the current political climate provides clear evidence of the dangers of assumptions in our…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on March 25, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

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