The Bamboo Project Blog: We Need More Passion for the Work, Not the Organization

The Bamboo Project Blog

To find out if someone is passionate about what they do, Kathy suggests a four-question test: When was the last time you read a trade/professional journal or bookrelated to your work?

The Bamboo Project Blog: Blogging for Learning

The Bamboo Project Blog

Rather, the problem is that most course-managementsystems were developed at a time when the Internet was seen primarilyas a mechanism for information delivery. " Posted by: Beth | March 06, 2007 at 04:46 PM Wouldn't that be a cool collaborative exercise for us to run?

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The Bamboo Project Blog: 5 Reasons You Dont Need Training

The Bamboo Project Blog

If a few people are having a problem with coming back from lunch on time, the next thing you know everyone is in a training on "time management." " And in most organizations, theres no time for "nice to know."

4 Ways to Combat Declining Productivity in Your Workplace

Zenefits

If your organization has suffered from lower employee productivity levels in the past few years, you’re not alone. Recent studies and statistics indicate declining productivity rates in many Western workplaces. According to a recent study by Washington-based think tank The Brookings Institute, over the past 10 years productivity growth has slowed in both advanced and emerging markets and also in developing economies. When productivity goes down, so do your profits.

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

Strategic HCM

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility, Productivity and Impact. ► 2007. I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn.

Innovation vs efficiency ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

I try to post on most of the conference I attend, but sometimes struggle to get as much time as Id like. Competing in a global economy in difficult times requires new ways of thinking and doing. ► 2007. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting.

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Meet the New Ceridian!

HRExecutive

Many, too many, years ago, my strongest impression of Ceridian was the nonsensical names it once gave its products: Symphony, Series 500, Quartet, etc. in 1992, it basically failed as a public company, before being taken private in 2007 by private equity firm Thomas H.

Spending Wisely

HRExecutive

It was the second time in history a company hit that milestone: PetroChina briefly topped $1 trillion on the Shanghai Stock Exchange back in 2007, before plunging back to earth.). Indeed, the financial and productivity benefits are obvious and compelling.

How To Measure Service Quality

Qualtrics HR

However, even companies that understand the need to provide exemplary experiences have a hard time measuring their service quality. Over the next 12 months, how likely are you to use our product or service again (strongly agree to strongly disagree).

How to Learn From Experience

Conversation Matters

I also highlight some examples of learning from experience that are currently improving productivity and increasing collaboration within organizations. Learning from experience with peers benefits from being-spaced over time, rather than occurring in a single conversation.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Growth opportunity

Bersin with Deloitte

From an organizational perspective, the CEO and other line executives want people to be proficient, productive, and on-track. Most of us will have careers that last 50 years or more, so we have plenty of time to get promoted. We know it’s easy to invest in learning when times are good.

#LT13UK Gerd Leonhard on information, technology, learning and.

Strategic HCM

I’m still having a rubbish start to the year for blogging but with the start of the conference season I should be back to normal productivity again soon. ► 2007. I don't get to spend anything like as much time as I would like to read other peoples' blogs.

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3 Ways to Improve Benefits Communication

HR Daily Advisor

Effective benefit communication requires employers to invest time and resources to educate employees. Register today for this timely HR event. In New York, dental, vision and hearing care products are offered through Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Drive Employee Engagement

Achievers

This can feel exciting and terrifying at the same time. According to Workplace Research Foundation , highly engaged employees are 38% more likely to have above-average productivity. Daniel Goleman (Jan 2007). By: Leigh Burger. Senior Implementation Manager, Achievers.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Growth opportunity

HR Times

From an organizational perspective, the CEO and other line executives want people to be proficient, productive, and on-track. Most of us will have careers that last 50 years or more, so we have plenty of time to get promoted. We know it’s easy to invest in learning when times are good.

4 Things You Must Do for Your Career in 2017

45 Things

One day you might get laid off because of an economic nosedive (hello, 2007) or you have a change of heart. But that uncivil and judgmental stuff that came spewing out on Twitter and Instagram is there for all time. Can I mention 2007 again?

A new business paradigm

Bersin with Deloitte

Second is the vertical axis—where every part of the company (sales, marketing, product strategy, engineering, HR, and finance) looks at the impact of external factors on the company and the company’s footprint in the external world. The hyper-connected workplace: Will productivity reign?

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Making something people want isn’t good enough

Collage

I haven’t attended Y Combinator, but I suspect that this concept is repeatedly drilled into the minds of the budding entrepreneurs during the program. It is useful advice for launching a product, but it doesn’t encompass all of the ingredients necessary to create a business of significant impact. For instance, let’s say that it’s 2007 and you work in the yogurt business. Selling a product that people only want but don’t care about can turn you into a walking dead company.

How to Study for the SPHR Exam

UpstartHR

I’ve attended school for many years and was expecting to be tested on text from the study manuals, similar to the practice tests you had provided, but that’s not what it looked like to me. I hope to get a better test this time. Product leadership, other strategies.

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Fired Learning Consultant with Performance Problems Points to Racial Bias

HR Daily Advisor

Turner, who is African American, was hired by McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC, in February 2007. As a sales representative, he sold educational products, including textbooks, to instructors and administrators at colleges in Florida.

When the Social Collaboration Magic Happens

TalentCulture

There I was early in 2007, in front of my computer setting up my MySpace profile. If so, you remember that what may have seemed foreign at first – take email for example – a tool I started using way back in the late 1980’s when I attended and worked at San Jose State University.

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

3 Individuals who think of problems in terms of the other four dimensions—people, process, risks, and evidence—report that much less time and attention is given to their views. Posted by Juliet Bourke on February 15, 2017.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

HRmarketer

Follow us for timely perspectives on the markets. cgoldt08 : Product Leader at Workday. chompion : Head of Product at TMP Worldwide, Founder of HRNX, HR software exec and entrepreneur. GM : Bringing GM information to Twitter one tweet at a time.

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

3 Individuals who think of problems in terms of the other four dimensions—people, process, risks, and evidence—report that much less time and attention is given to their views. Posted by Juliet Bourke on February 15, 2017.

Losing Your Focus

NoExcusesHR

Big Risk Does Not Equal Big Reward In her 2007 article When Hard Work Becomes Overwork , Phyllis Korkki describes the pitfalls of living a lifestyle exclusively focused on work. Often times our over commitment results in non-productive work, quite the opposite of what we originally intended! More productive? How About You Do you lose your focus from time to time? "No problem, I can handle it." "I''ll I''ll volunteer." "I''d I''d be happy to help."

A new business paradigm

HR Times

Second is the vertical axis—where every part of the company (sales, marketing, product strategy, engineering, HR, and finance) looks at the impact of external factors on the company and the company’s footprint in the external world. The hyper-connected workplace: Will productivity reign?

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When The Social Collaboration Magic Happens

SAP Innovation

There I was early in 2007, in front of my computer setting up my MySpace profile. If so, you remember what may have seemed foreign at first – email, for example, a tool I started using way back in the late 1980’s when I attended and worked at San Jose State University.

Innovation, high performance, and diversity

HR Times

After 2,022 market transactions, Columbia University Professor Levine and his colleagues observed that some of the clusters only made a few pricing errors and traded accurately about 65 percent of the time. However, other clusters regularly overpriced, created pricing bubbles and traded accurately only 40 percent of the time. Too many approaches and a group will lose productivity as they spend time understanding another team member’s point of view.

Why Knowledge Management Didn’t Save General Motors: Addressing Complex Issues By Convening Conversation

Conversation Matters

GM was brought down by a flawed strategy, but an organization’s strategy is clearly a product of the knowledge that exists within its walls. To date, Knowledge Management has primarily been in the service of cost cutting or its twin, time saving.

INTERVIEW: Shannon Schuyler, Chief Purpose Officer at PwC, on CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

HR Digest

Overall, what purpose is really about for business is bringing humanity into the products and services that you have to optimize your impact. I spent my time leading a culture where people can find themselves and what their purpose is, so they can understand why their skill is important and valued. Too many times we sit back and wait for opportunities to come to us, but having the courage to pitch a different way to do things led to one of the biggest defining moments in my career.

The Best Employee Retention Articles and Resources from Across the Web

ForUsAll

Quote: “World Travel Holdings, a leading cruise company, allows a reported 70 percent of its employees to work from home full time. “We employees are eligible for bonuses four times a year, with biannual salary reviews. More productive employee (42%). Source: Time Doctor.

Why LAX TechRecruit 2019 is a recruiter’s paradise

Hacker Earth

We are halfway through the year and it’s time to make the most of 2019. In today’s candidate-driven market, recruiters and HRs across the world are facing a tough time in hiring and retaining top talent, and sometimes even both.

The Heartbeat of the Organization

Conversation Matters

3 Cisco’s study of 2000 of their teleworkers in five global regions provided an estimated $277 million in annual productivity savings, and more than 47,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases avoided. Cisco’s study shows that remote employees are most productive and creative when allowed to self-manage. At Cisco, managers and employees meet face-to-face two or three times a year for team building or planning sessions. Providing adequate time to explore differences .

Creating an Impactful Culture - A View of NUMMI From the Inside

NCHRA

GM wanted to understand the effective Toyota Production System, and Toyota wanted to see how that system could work with U.S. The Tacoma was ranked “Best Compact Pickup in North America” in 2002 and 2007. Leaders were given ample time to reflect on any proposal.

The Economist's Talent Management Summit and the new rules of.

Strategic HCM

One of my favourite conferences is the Economists talent management summit which I spoke at last year and this blog has been supporting for three years now (see my competition to attend and blog for me at this years event). HCSummit - virtual learning at Avon Products. ► 2007.