The Week That Was

By Frank Kalman On February 14, 2013 · 

1. Ignore Employee Recognition and You’ll Be Sorry: Employee recognition isn’t a fluffy concept. Here are five ways it can actually drive bottom-line results, writes Derek Irvine, vice president, client strategy and consulting at Globoforce, an employee recognition and engagement company.

2. HR Analytics: Are You in or Out?: Without human capital analytics, talent management won’t be part of any significant business discussions, writes columnist Jac Fitz-enz.

3. Bacon-Based Recruitment: How much HR reaches out to other disciplines like marketing may determine future effectiveness, writes John Boudreau, professor and research director at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and Center for Effective Organizations.

4. Make Time Management a Strategic Endeavor: Wasted time is especially costly for top executives, and author Peter Bregman has some advice for more strategic time management. Talent Management editor Frank Kalman has more.

5. Leaving Groundhog Day Behind: In today’s business world, organizations must realize that change is the only constant, writes blogger Aubrey Daniels.