November, 2010

A Knowledge Management Conference that Actually Used KM Principles

Conversation Matters

Like many organizations, the US Army holds a Knowledge Management Conference each year. And like most conferences there are three kinds of activities, 1) keynote speakers, 2) practitioners telling about their KM successes, and 3) long breaks for people to network.

A 4-Step Process to Learning When Your Organization Isn't That Into It

The Bamboo Project Blog

I'm sorry to say that I've been spending a lot of time lately with staff working in organizations that aren't that into professional development.

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Why Employers May Not Be Hiring Veterans

45 Things

Do you know a veteran? Do you know a veteran who can't get a job? Then, this column I did for Gannett/USAToday may be a real eye-opener for you. If you're an employer, I hope it hits home for you and the next action you take is picking up the phone to find a vet to hire.

Today’s Chief Learning Officer: Tamar Elkeles – A CLO of the Decade

Josh Bersin

One of the privileges I have in my role is the opportunity to meet some of the great world leaders in corporate learning and development. In the interest of helping our industry understand the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. career development chief change officer chief culture office chief performance officer chief talent officer cio clo high impact learning culture qualcomm southern california tamar elkeles

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

Employee Engagement: 15 Advantages of Working From Home

David Zinger

Employee Engagement Homework. David Zinger, founder and host of the 3000 member Employee Engagement Network , has worked from his home for over 30 years. David recently completed his first book, ZENGAGE: How to Get More Into Your Work to Get More Out of Your Work.

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Catch-up with Workday

Strategic HCM

w I’ve had a couple of interesting conversations about developments in HR technologies recently. For example, at one of the panels at Enterprise 2.0, I was asked about to what extent HR systems limit HR’s ability to rise above compliance activities.

Cultivating Curiosity

The Bamboo Project Blog

Peter Bromberg over at ALA Learning is asking about how you create a culture of curiosity , something that's been on my mind of late. He points out that curiosity is the.

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10 Things That Will Keep You From Being Fired Your First Day

45 Things

I think I've got a bit of a Halloween-candy hangover (who knew you could eat too many Milky Way bars?), so I'm just going to cut to the chase today. Here are my top 10 suggestions for your first day on a new job: 1. Be 10 minutes early.

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Why is it so Hard to Hire During the Recovery?

Josh Bersin

Our soon to be published TalentWatch® research for Q4 2010 shows a tremendous growth in hiring going on: in mid 2010 32% of organizations cited talent shortages as critical to growth; this month. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

5 Employee Engagement Myths

David Zinger

Are You Mything Out on Employee Engagement? Employee engagement has been capturing the attention of organizations because of the potential benefits ranging from better financial results to employee well-being.

Veterans Day Blog at Hospira

Transparent Office

Usually I use this space to advocate use of social software "in the flow" of work. I write a lot about business processes, workflows, incentives, and IT integration. Today I want to talk about something completely different.

Relationships in social recruiting

Strategic HCM

Asking the Right Question: "What Do You Need to Change Your Life?"

The Bamboo Project Blog

A Facebook friend shared an excellent link today to an article in The Economist on a new study about the most effective ways to serve the homeless: Broadway tried a brave and novel approach: giving each homeless person hundreds of pounds to be spent as they wished.

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Recruitment Marketing: More Than Revamping Your Career Sites

Speaker: Matt Alder, Host & Producer, The Recruiting Future Podcast

Talent acquisition functions are fixated on developing an authentic employer brand. However, that's not the be-all end-all. When it comes to attracting candidates, you need to have targeted recruitment content at every stage of the candidate journey where they may interact with your company - your careers page, job descriptions, and social media.Join Matt Alder, Producer and Host of The Recruiting Future Podcast, to learn how to refresh your recruitment marketing efforts and set yourself apart from competitors.

Please Take Your Snotty Nose and Go Home

45 Things

In the next several weeks, you're probably going to get sick. I know this not because I'm medically qualified to tell you so, or because I have a hot line to the Centers for Disease Control. I know this because yesterday when I was out doing errands, I heard kids coughing. They were sneezing.

Eliminating Performance Review Obstacles - Asian Art Museum Success Story


Overcoming obstacles in the performance review process is not difficult when the appropriate tools are in place to ensure a highly effective and efficient experience for all involved.

The Improved and Simplified Zinger Model of Engagement

David Zinger

Changes to the model for 2011. The Zinger Model of Employee Engagement has been revised for 2011. The biggest change is a move to more simplicity with each element having just 2 words while the core of CARE is one word for each letter of CARE.

Project Social: Seeing Green

Working Girl

Although briefly distracted by the news that Google employees will be getting a 10% increase and servants to run errands and assemble their IKEA furniture for them – have you ever tried to assemble IKEA furniture?? - I''ve managed to shrug it off and focus on what really matters: Sustainability.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!


Strategic HCM

The last presentation today (just before a Bill Boorman panel) is with Colin Minto , Global Head of Resourcing at G4S. I’ve been following the progress of G4S’ new system since meeting Colin at a Connecting HR tweet-up earlier this year. And the system’s now been live for one week and one day.

Lessons in the Power of Creative Destruction

The Bamboo Project Blog

Last night I had dinner with my husband, my two daughters, my ex-husband, his wife and their 5 month old baby girl. We ate Chinese in the house my ex and I bought together 10 years ago, gathered around the dining table his new wife brought to the house when they married.

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I'm Sabotaging My Employees' Job Searches Through LinkedIn Connections

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I have several recommendations from co-workers listed on my LinkedIn profile. As I'm currently shopping my resume, I'm assuming that they are being contacted by recruiters to verify employment and dig for any issues

A First for My Website

45 Things

I've started something new today I've never before done on this blog or my website. I'm now accepting advertising. This wasn't an easy decision, and one I've avoided for years. As a journalist, I've always worried about a conflict of interest.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

What are you doing to increase employee engagement 20%?

David Zinger

Increase Employee Engagement by 20%. Last Thursday we began the 20% campaign on the employee engagement network. The goal is to increase employee engagement 20% by the year 2020. This is our 20/20 vision for work and the near future.

Project Social - The Role of HR During Good and Bad Times

Working Girl

My Project Social partner Dave Ryan and I were talking about what topic we wanted to tackle next and decided on the role of HR during good and bad times - Dave''s post can be found here over at HR Official. An old friend of mine came over for coffee on Sunday.

How to… Develop an HR 2.0 Strategy

Strategic HCM

I’ve got an article on HR 2.0 in the current edition (volume 9 number 6) of Strategic HR Review. I suggest that HR practitioners wanting to gain benefits from social media need to: Develop a vision of the future Take their first steps towards the vision Provide governance and training Sponsor HR 2.0

The "We Care" Factor


We hear a lot of positive things about our performance management solution and it is interesting to hear some of the things that employees say about having our system in place within their organizations. One of the most interesting and frequent comments we hear is the notion that having a system such as ReviewSNAP in place shows employees that their employer truly cares about them and their development.

Performance Management Buyers Guide

Are you ready for a new Performance Management software? Download this guide to learn which questions you should be asking potential vendors.