Posts Tagged: human

Organization Re-Alignment: Is Your Organization Remaining Competitive?

Interview by Tony Deblauwe Workbabble.com Organization Re-Alignment: A Chat with Scott Span of Tolero Solutions Organizational Development & Change Consulting An increasing amount of attention is being placed on how organizations perform business and deliver results. Though there are still plenty of uncertainties, as organizations transition from pure survival mode to competitive growth, many haveRead… Read more »

The People Side of Change in Technology Implementations

The Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP) market is now worth upwards of $21 billion. Going into 2008, Cambridge, Mass.-based market researcher Forrester predicted a compound annual growth rate of 4.2 percent for ERP solution packages, and that number has continued to climb. The use of technology in the workplace is expanding at an astounding rate.Read… Read more »

Gen Y Recruiting Tips: The Candidate Perspective.

Job ads for recruiters and HR Generalists are on the rise. I’ve seen many open roles in government recently as well. This is a good sign that the economy is starting to improve in both the public and private sector. As Gen Y are an ever growing part of the applicant pool organizations and agenciesRead… Read more »

As the government increases its hires, this will be a great group to add to your list of contacts – Young Government Leaders (YGL)

As the government increases its hires, this will be a great group to add to your list of contacts – Young Government Leaders (YGL). YGL is a professional organization of men and women employed by the government who are “young” in their service and/or “fresh” in their perspective. Our mission is to educate, inspire, andRead… Read more »

The New USAJobs – Great Customer Service!

And the award for Best Customer Service goes to…USAJobs! Finally – a federal agency (the Office of Personnel Management) that really, really listened to its audience and gave us what we want. Plain. Simple. To the point. The new USAJobs website looks like Google. It’s a stripped-down version of its former self (which really wasn’tRead… Read more »

How-To: Find a Mentor

Originally published in Federal Times Lily Whiteman February 8, 2010 Remember that reassuring line “I’m on your side” from the Simon & Garfunkel song, “Bridge Over Troubled Water”? Wouldn’t it be nice to have someone on your side at work — someone who would be willing and eager to offer you professional advice — aRead… Read more »

Considered a Job or Career Change? A quick survey

Which if any of the following pictures do you identify with as far as providing you the motivation to make the change? What was the incident which sparked the idea? Is this a past or present job? Thanks in advance for sharing your stories!! 1. Don’t jump 2. Butt kisser (imagine seeing this as youRead… Read more »

Training Employees – Hours Consumed by Employees

Last week I saw some statistics on Training. Unfortunately, these statistics summarized changes that have been taking place in the private sector. No mention of Government! … although, the statistics were intriguing nonetheless (check out the attachment). Working in state government and dealing with budget problems which many states seem to be facing, I wasRead… Read more »