Why I Hope to See You at IMPACT 2011, our Fourth Annual Research Conference

Josh Bersin

Petersburg Florida, we will be holding our fourth annual research conference, IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent. Learning Culture Learning On-Demand Learning Programs LMS, LCMS Measurement Organization & Governance Performance Management Sourcing and Recruiting Succession Management Talent Strategy Workforce Planning IMPACT 2011On April 26-28, in beautiful St.

IMPACT 2011: Live Streaming – Mark your Calendar

Josh Bersin

Next week we launch IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent®, our fourth annual research conference. Learning Culture Learning On-Demand Learning Programs LMS, LCMS Measurement Performance Management Sourcing and Recruiting Succession Management Talent Strategy Workforce PlanningFor those of you who follow our blogs and our research, the conference is sold out. But if you. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

HR Challenges in 2011

Strategic HCM

People management strategy I opened this short 17 question survey towards the end of last year and it temporarily closed last week. However I’ve not had time to do analyse the results, and having missed my deadline, thought I might as well keep it going for another week.

HR Challenges 2011 – Survey Results

Strategic HCM

Some of you mentioned ongoing transformation of the HR function and the need to reskill HR professionals in newer areas like measurement and analytics and in areas supporting interventions to deliver business strategies (requiring better understanding of business models and cultures etc).

HCI Top Talent Blog 2011

Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM has been chosen by analysts at the Human Capital Institute (HCI) as one of HCI''s Top 50 Talent Blogs for 2011.

Gratitude 2011

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Read his latest series: Strategies for Success ). At various points in 2011, they connected via Twitter, emails and blog to extend help, inspiration and opportunities. Gratefulness fills me whenever a year ends. Each year brings along new hopes, some challenges, many opportunities.

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Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: September 2011

Future of Work

This is the September 2011 issue of our free monthly newsletter, Future of Work Agenda. We welcome comments on any of these articles. You can also access the newsletter directly on our website, at this link. I think I start off every September issue the same way: Where did the summer go? And how come it was so busy? What happened to the “lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer&# and the notion of slowing down a bit? This year was no exception—for me or for anyone I know.

Six Positive Professional Development Strategies for the Toxic Workplace

The Bamboo Project Blog

So here are six strategies for dealing with toxic work. . The first item on this list of strategies was to keep the focus on you. In this strategy, I'm going to bring it back around. What strategies did you use to get you through it? .

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: July/August 2011

Future of Work

This is the July/August 2011 issue of our free monthly newsletter, Future of Work Agenda. This article by Tim Springer began as a bit of rant on a LinkedIn discussion group, but it evolved into a thoughtful analysis of the limitations of the “one size fits all&# thinking that still dominates far too much of the conversation about workplaces and workplace strategy. We welcome comments on any of these articles.

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: March 2011

Future of Work

This is the March 2011 issue of our free monthly newsletter, Future of Work Agenda. And, perhaps more importantly, what does this new kind of workforce management mean for your workplace and workforce strategies? We welcome comments on any of these articles. You can also access the newsletter directly on our website, at this link. We’re back!

Four Strategies for Combating Career Tunnel Vision

The Bamboo Project Blog

This last idea is somewhat counter-intuitive to the first three strategies. What strategies have you used to fight it? . One of the things I've observed repeatedly is how stunned people are when they lose their jobs.

Strategies for Exploring Positive Questions for Professional Development

The Bamboo Project Blog

Today I'm thinking more about different strategies you can use to explore these questions. Frankly, I've found that at different times, different strategies may work better, depending on the person. Combining Strategies. It can also be helpful to combine several strategies.

You Need a Smart Retention Strategy, Because It’s Not 2011 Anymore

TLNT: The Business of HR

My friend and I have talked FOR YEARS about her unhappiness and lack of engagement , about the corporate politics and leadership egos that consume her days, about the constant pressure to do more with fewer people and resources, and about her exit strategy.

You Need A Smart Retention Strategy, Because It’s Not 2011 Anymore

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note: Readers sometimes ask about past TLNT articles, so every Friday we republish a Classic TLNT post. Best Practices Disengaged Employees Engagement HR Insights HR Management HR Trends Retention & Engagement Talent Management Featured

The Six 21st Century Skills You REALLY Need

The Bamboo Project Blog

But there are other related skills and strategies we must employ. . Sign up for my newsletter! If you sign up now, you'll also get 15 days of activities to help you reflect on 2011 and plan for 2012. . Given the work that I do, I'm a sucker for skill lists.

You Need A Smart Retention Strategy, Because It’s Not 2011 Anymore

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note: It’s an annual tradition for TLNT to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 24 of 2015. Our regular content will return on Jan. 4, 2016. . Best Practices HR Insights HR Management Retention & Engagement Talent Management Best of TLNT Featured

Three Ways to Create Your Own Job

The Bamboo Project Blog

Via Angela Maiers comes a link to an interesting report on Jobs of the Future that suggests three strategies for creating new jobs: Retrofitting --Adding new skills to an existing job.

Positive Professional Development Online Day Camps

The Bamboo Project Blog

Then I looked at some strategies for exploring positive questions and how to translate insights into action. . Tuesday, July 26, 2011 from 7-8:30 p.m (EDT). Thursday, July 28, 2011 from 7-8:30 p.m (EDT).

Getting Comfortable with Incompetence

The Bamboo Project Blog

Fight homophily and expose ourselves to a broad array of ideas, people and strategies. . And if you sign up now, you'll also get 15 days of activities to help you reflect on 2011 and plan for 2012.

Leadership strategies in Asia

Strategic HCM

I’m back in South East Asia this week. I’ve already delivered a workshop on HR and social media in Kuala Lumpur on Monday and Tuesday (see klhr20.blogspot.com ). And today and tomorrow I’m blogging from Singapore’s Human Capital Summit. As you can see, it’s a big event (and very red!).

Are You the Cause or the Effect?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Not only can I see the negative ways in which I contribute, I also become accountable for finding the positive strategies I can use to shift the conversations. .

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Taking Risks, Celebrating Failure and Reflective Practice

The Bamboo Project Blog

Their topic was "taking risks and celebrating failures" but it really ended up being a conversation about key aspects of the reflective process, as well as some ideas for strategies to try out. Reflective Practice. View more presentations from Michele Martin.

Using Images to Find Your Career Vision

The Bamboo Project Blog

My favorite strategy is to print it out, glue it into my career journal and then write down keywords, thoughts, etc. Each day for 15 days, you'll receive an email with a specific question that can help you reflect on what you've learned in 2011 and get you started planning for 2012.

Innovative Asian People Strategies

Strategic HCM

Building organisations that thrive, and developing the talent pool to lead them are challenges at the heart of business strategies. Given this, one of the sessions at the Singapore Human Capital Summit I was most looking forward to was the one on innovative Asian people strategies.

Decluttering for Learning

The Bamboo Project Blog

This is a strategy that works well for workshops, but that you could also do individually. These are some of the de-cluttering strategies I've had the most success using.

Positive Professional Development: Insights Into Action

The Bamboo Project Blog

This week I've been exploring using positive questioning strategies to drive professional development. Strategies for Exploring Positive Questions for Professional Development. Before getting into specific strategies, I want to go back to my post last week on action vs. activity.

A 3-Step Process for Learning From the Depths

The Bamboo Project Blog

Once I've found clarity about the situation and the outcomes I'm seeking, I then really look at what it tells me about myself and how I might want to experiment with different behaviors or strategies for dealing with the situation.

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Action vs. Activity

The Bamboo Project Blog

It is action without strategy. . Over on his Learnstreaming blog, Dennis Callahan writes about the difference between signing up for social media and joining: . Having a social media account (e.g., Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin) doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve joined.

The Power of Writing It Down

The Bamboo Project Blog

But, during my recent social media sabbatical, I was reminded again of some of the more old-fashioned strategies for learning that served me well in the past. Long-time readers of my blog know that I'm an inveterate user and admirer of technology.

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From Verbal to Visual

The Bamboo Project Blog

As part of my recent sabbatical from the online world, I've been spending more time looking at how visual strategies can help me do a better job with career and professional development.

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How Do You Know When You're Stuck?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Multi-tasking becomes the norm, but in a very scattered way, disconnected from any real strategy. I've been writing a lot lately about positive professional developmen t, trying to think differently about how we approach our own learning and growth.

Connecting the Dots

The Bamboo Project Blog

Our key career management strategies are knowing our strengths, following our passions and seeing the opportunities in ongoing change. A few years ago I posted about one of my favorite Steve Jobs' stories: .

Improving Happiness at Work: Positive Practices and the Power of the Positive Question

The Bamboo Project Blog

I've also been looking at using positive questions as a strategy for engaging customers in positive action planning and project development, building off of previous successes, rather than getting bogged down in problems. .

Positive Professional Development--An Evolving Idea for Managing Your Career

The Bamboo Project Blog

Although I've done a lot of individual career coaching, I've found that the most powerful strategy for working with people is in groups.

On Risk-Taking and Anxiety

The Bamboo Project Blog

One strategy that can help is to recognize that there's a difference between the sort of positive, creative anxiety you feel when you're taking a risk and the stressful, negative anxiety you can get from toxic situations and overwork.