August, 2012

The Three Eras of Knowledge Management

Conversation Matters

In this video I describe the Three Eras of knowledge management that I have previously written about on this blog, Where Knowledge Management has Been and Where it is Going – Part One , Part Two , and Part Three.

3 Alternatives When "Follow Your Passions" Isn't Working

The Bamboo Project Blog

The most common career advice around is to "follow your passion." But for some people, this is easier said than done. They may have lost sight of their passions or they may have a bunch of them. Sometimes it's a matter of re-framing things.

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Forget Policies and Paperwork — the 5 Things Business Leaders Really Want From HR

Reviewsnap

Read beyond the headlines of any leading Human Resources or C-suite trade journal, and you’ll understand why talent has replaced technology to become the game changer for edging out competition in the 21 st century.

How to Handle Your Career Stress

45 Things

Five years ago you may have laughed if someone told you that you would not only take on twice your current workload, but be happy about it – and be willing to take a pay cut.

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Finding Hidden Treasures – Mining for Employee Competencies

Effortless HR

Do you really know what your employee brings to the workplace? Oh, you may know that they have the knowledge and skills needed to get the job done in an effective and efficient manner. But, do you know the “soft” skills or attributes they bring that could be just as important as the “hard” skills they offer. What are competencies? They could be a personal trait or an observable aspect of performance.

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How to Handle Panel Interviews

TheHRBlog

As if a one-on-one interview wasn’t stressful enough …. there is the dreaded Panel Interview! If the thought of facing a panel of interviews sends you into a tailspin, you are not alone. Panel interviews are most commonly used for government positions within Australia. The panel is made up of representatives from different business units […].

Reflections on Career Journaling for Professional Development

The Bamboo Project Blog

One of the best tools I've found for my own ongoing professional development is a career journal. I began journaling for professional purposes about 7 years ago when I bought an artist's sketchbook to maintain all of my ideas related to a particular project I was working on.

The 5 Hidden Land Mines of 360-degree Feedback

Reviewsnap

Venturing down the path of implementing a 360-degree feedback process for performance assessments or development purposes? Better detect the hidden land mines before charging ahead. The process you hope will bring added value to the business may erupt as a destroyer of employee engagement.

Can Your Career Survive a Political Discussion?

45 Things

I don't think I've ever worked anywhere that people didn't talk about politics. Of course, my jobs have always involved the news business, so that's pretty natural. But I know that for some people, discussing politics at work can be uncomfortable. Still, is there any way to avoid it?

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

I'm Hiring.Can You Recruit?

NoExcusesHR

I''m in one of those bittersweet moments as a leader. One of my team members is transitioning back into a clinical role to provide care for some of our most fragile patients.

When Sally met Harry – No wait, That’s IBM and Kenexa.

Bersin with Deloitte

(Read Josh Bersin's post on the Kenexa-IBM Deal Here.) Should I worry? That's what our members often ask after their software vendor gets acquired by a larger company. The good news is probably not. Vendors are fond of customers and want to keep them, whether or not they keep them on the original products for […]. The post When Sally met Harry – No wait, That’s IBM and Kenexa. appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Neil Armstrong – 5 Lessons From His Life

TheHRBlog

“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for Mankind.” Neil Armstrong has finished his current inning on Earth for the time being; he is and will remain a legend for generations to come. How did the small boy from Wapakoneta, Ohio make it big in life? Neil Armstrong was born on August […]. Accepting Oneself Self-Improvement Success Apollo 11 Armstrong Career Tips HR HR Blog Human resources Janet Shearon Jappreet Sethi Korean War NASA Neil Armstrong Space Foundation

I Want Your Stories!

The Bamboo Project Blog

One of the ways that I think we learn best is when we hear the stories of other people's career experiences. When we're in the middle of figuring out our own next moves, it can be helpful to see that someone has made a successful transition and how they did it. .

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COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Your Smart Goals Aren’t Smart Enough — 3 Ways Your Goals Can Be the SMART-EST

Reviewsnap

Maybe your company has identified and communicated the high-level strategic and operational targets that are critical to achieving its long-term performance goals.

Why Workday Is Different by Design, and Why It Matters

Workday

At Workday, a large part of my time is spent explaining how we are different by design. There is a long list of points we make to describe our different approach, but at the core the main difference between Workday and traditional enterprise applications is how we’ve made the object model the core of our architecture

I Fall to Pieces

NoExcusesHR

Pride is the ultimate double-edged sword. It helps us stay strong in the face of adversity, and it sends us right to the bottom of the pit when we cling too tightly. What an odd combination. One moment we rejoice at the end of a long project that launches successfully.

Getting to the Better Mousetrap in Employee Hiring

Bersin with Deloitte

When was the last time you looked carefully at your hiring management processes? Have they changed to accommodate the highly social, electronic world your candidates live in today? Many companies we talk to basically follow the same procedures since – well, perhaps since the industrial revolution – and often fail to recognize where processes can […]. The post Getting to the Better Mousetrap in Employee Hiring appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

What Can You Learn from Justin Bieber’s Life

TheHRBlog

Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber echoes in the hall where he makes an appearance. Justin Bieber has 43 million Facebook fans, 22 million twitter followers and 2.9 billion YouTube view and has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. Recently, for a show in Dublin, Beliebers snapped up 28,000 gig tickets in […].

Where Do You Find Career Inspiration?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Allison Jones has a great blog post today on places where she finds career inspiration. She says: When it comes to career advice, it is very easy to focus on tactics: how to write a resume ; how to use social media to find a job ; how to network.

Employee Engagement Dialogue: Sybil Stershic and David Zinger

David Zinger

A conversation about employee engagement and nonprofits. Employee Engagement Dialogue on Nonprofits with Sybil Stershic and David Zinger from David Zinger on Vimeo. David Zinger : Hi, my name is David Zinger and I want to welcome you to an employee engagement dialogue.

How to Build Rapport With Anyone

45 Things

I'm one of those people that loves to sit and people watch. Give me a nice, cold Diet Dr. Pepper and put me in a shopping mall or airport terminal, and I'm perfectly happy to find a nice seat and do nothing but watch people go by.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Encouragement Before Engagement

NoExcusesHR

The human resources community seems to be obsessed with employee engagement. I count myself among this group. I want the people who work for my organization to feel connected, to believe in the mission, and to demonstrate that commitment in their work.

Why IBM Acquired Kenexa

Bersin with Deloitte

Ever play a game of musical chairs? Well in the HR and talent management market, the number of chairs is starting to get smaller, so everyone is grabbing for a seat. Today IBM announced the acquisition of Kenexa for $1.3 billion (42% premium to the company's closing price last week). Kenexa is a consulting, content, […]. The post Why IBM Acquired Kenexa appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Ten Things Your HR Head Should Be Doing Now

TheHRBlog

If you ask a CEO “What does your HR leader do?” he or she is likely to say: “You got me. I just know I need to have one.” We expect our HR execs to look after employee records, hire and train people, administer performance reviews, and see that comp and benefits practices chug along. […].

Learning from Experience: Jay Cross Discusses His "New Muse"

The Bamboo Project Blog

Jay Cross, one of my favorite learning experts, announced on his blog last week that he has a "new muse": . For the better part of forty years, my work has focused on adult learning. I’ve strived to make learning at work more effective, relevant, enjoyable, and cost-effective.

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Employee Engagement Dialogue on Mattering with Angela Maiers and David Zinger

David Zinger

Mattering: An employee engagement dialogue with Angela Maiers and David Zinger. Employee Engagement and Mattering from David Zinger on Vimeo. David Zinger : Hi, my name is David Zinger, welcome to an employee engagement dialogue.

How Helicopter Parenting is Invading the Workplace

45 Things

I'm a parent, so I know that even when you vow not to hover over your children, you always do it to some degree. We tell ourselves that if we don't hover, our kids won't get into the right preschool and that will lead to the kid living at age 27 in a box somewhere with no dental health benefits.

Don't Waste Another Day

NoExcusesHR

The end of a long and busy week! Time to kick back and relax! It''s all about finding some " me time " this weekend! Or maybe not.