October, 2013

10 Ways to Let Go When They Let You Go

The Bamboo Project Blog

. One thing we don''t talk about much when people lose their jobs is the pain of that loss. We are quick to point people toward action--Network! Brand yourself!--but but we shy away from helping people grieve what amounts to a death in their immediate family. .

Is HR evidence based? Seriously, are you kidding me?

All about Human Capital

The hype surrounding Workforce analytics, metrics and Big Data in HR has really increased over the last 12 months. Every conference, article, blog and strategic initiative is filled with buzz words around data and fact-based HR.

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Part II “We Know More Than We Can Say: How to Use Tacit Knowledge

Conversation Matters

. In Part I, I explained why “we know more than we can say” including, 1) how our brains store knowledge, 2) how we create knowledge 3) the values and relationships that are involved in tacit knowledge. I gave examples of situations in which knowledge workers, who understood something very deeply, were unable to clearly articulate what they knew to others, although they were themselves able to act on their deep knowledge.

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The No. 1 Reason Employers Can't Find the Right Talent

45 Things

There have been many complaints by some companies that they can’t find people to fill positions, despite a 7.3% unemployment rate. What gives? Are the unemployed a bunch of no-talent, bottom-of-the-barrel drudges who should never be given a job? Hardly.

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.

“Sitting May be the New Smoking”

Future of Work

That''s what a business colleague said a few weeks ago in a conversation we were having about setting up our home offices - and finding the right desk and chair.

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When Grieving Job Loss is Interrupted

The Bamboo Project Blog

A few days ago I posted on the need for us to allow ourselves time and space to grieve when we lose our jobs. Reader Tony Cannata left a fantastic comment on that post about how grieving for a lost job can be interrupted.

Sample Sales Incentive Program – Short Case Study

Kazoo

Sales leaders have lots of options when when it comes to researching the perfect sales incentive program. We recently summarized the experience of a Kazoo customer who uses our employee recognition and reward software as their primary incentive plan for over 300 employees. It’s a sample of many ways in which our customers integrate Kazoo into their day-to-day employee reward initiatives.

Ranting Against Employee Engagement Evangelists

David Zinger

Be Small. Do Good Work. That is Enough. Recently, I have noticed more experts referring to themselves, or having other refer to them as evangelists.

Analytics Tops the Agenda at HR Tech

Bersin with Deloitte

I’m still recovering from last week’s HR Tech conference –what a whirlwind of great sessions and events. Not surprisingly, analytics was one of the hottest topics at the conference (I think the only way to avoid the words “Big Data” these days is to escape to a desert island.). Just about every vendor I met had some type of analytics solution.

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!

A New Look at Adult Learning

Future of Work

October 2013. The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”. -- Alvin Toffler. Reading, writing, and ''rithmetic aren’t enough anymore.

Six Ways To Succeed At Work

TheHRBlog

Landing that “dream job” is only the beginning. Succeeding at work takes initiative and hard work. At the end of it all, showing investment and dedication to boost your job performance can lead to professional growth and a promotion. More importantly, in our current economic situation, it can help you keep your job. Here are […]. Best HR Practices How To Be Successful How to Succeed Improve Success at work Tips to Be Successful

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Is Your Comfortable Career Holding You Back?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. This morning I ran across this post from Jen Louden who is on a 19-day roadtrip to stay, as she puts it, "life-limber.".

The Real Reasons You're a Terrible Leader

45 Things

If you’re in any kind of leadership position, chances are you don’t go into work every day telling yourself, “I’m going to be the worst boss I can possibly be. Today is a new day to truly suck as a leader!” Yet, somehow, your team believes that is exactly what you must be doing.

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.

Employee Engagement is not working even though it is about working

David Zinger

Engage: Go small, be good. Large scale programs, endless competencies, and 22 drivers of engagement are not the solution to our dis-ease with work and our chronic disengagement. Employees and organizations are weary of being cajoled and counseled to be great.

Analytics Tops the Agenda at HR Tech

Bersin with Deloitte

I’m still recovering from last week’s HR Tech conference –what a whirlwind of great sessions and events. Not surprisingly, analytics was one of the hottest topics at the conference (I think the only way to avoid the words “Big Data” these days is to escape to a desert island.). Just about every vendor I met had some type of analytics solution.

Space Planning: That Was Then, This is Now

Future of Work

Several years ago at one of our private client network gatherings Ed Nolan, then a senior real estate executive with Hewlett Packard, commented on how different (and difficult) space planning had become since he started his career many years ago.

The perfect storm of HR technology

Strategic HCM

I''ve had this article published in Computer Weekly. It''s meant for CIOs but if you''re a CHRO you may still find it interesting.

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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!

Moving Out of Your Comfort Zone

The Bamboo Project Blog

A career coaching client shared this fantastic video with me on moving out of your comfort zone. It very nicely highlights the key issues we face as we deal with taking risks.

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Improving Company Culture: How to Create an A+ Team

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 :00am. Improving Company Culture: How to Create an A+ Team By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.]. Want to hear the honest truth?

The We in Employee Engagement

David Zinger

We are all in employee engagement together. Peter Drucker on we: The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say “I.” ” And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say “I.” ” They don’t think “I.”

Analytics Tops the Agenda at HR Tech

Bersin with Deloitte

I’m still recovering from last week’s HR Tech conference –what a whirlwind of great sessions and events. Not surprisingly, analytics was one of the hottest topics at the conference (I think the only way to avoid the words “Big Data” these days is to escape to a desert island.). Just about every vendor I met had some type of analytics solution.

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.

Six Strategies for Enhancing Your Workplace

Future of Work

Note: I am just back from a very full week at IFMA''s World Workplace 2013 , in Philadelphia., where I reconnected with lots of long-time friends and made many new ones. Look for a series of reports and reflections over the next several days/weeks.

6 Secrets of High Employee Engagement At Wagepoint

TheHRBlog

Employee Engagement is a big deal at any company and everybody is trying to figure out the secret sauce to what makes it work so that employees are practically prancing around at work, humming happy tunes while being busy bees. Picture Sheldon & Penny making Penny Blossoms. Achieving this state of employee engagement nirvana is […]. Best HR Practices Employee Engagement How to Engage Employees Top Employee Engagement Experts

I'm Engaged! (at least I think I am)

NoExcusesHR

It used to be called satisfaction. But that didn''t sound trendy enough. Now it''s called engagement , and it''s not only much trendier, it means a whole lot more ( ahem.not really ) than satisfaction. I know when I get home each night I like to sit back and discuss how engaged I felt all day long.

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The HR Reputation Killer: Poor Software Adoption

Peoplefluent

Monday, October 21, 2013 :00am. The HR Reputation Killer: Poor Software Adoption By Salvatore Giliberto. 57% of HR professionals plan to procure new software within the next 18 months, according to Bersin by Deloitte. That’s a lot of new software!

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

9 Years in Social Media: Expanding my Mind and Shrinking my World

David Zinger

Social media has shrunk my mind and expended my world. Today marks my ninth anniversary in social media.

Analytics Tops the Agenda at HR Tech

Bersin with Deloitte

I’m still recovering from last week’s HR Tech conference –what a whirlwind of great sessions and events. Not surprisingly, analytics was one of the hottest topics at the conference (I think the only way to avoid the words “Big Data” these days is to escape to a desert island.). Just about every vendor I met had some type of analytics solution.

Here Comes Generation Z

45 Things

For years employers have been working to better understand how to hire, train and employ young workers known as Generation Y. But just when they thought they may be making some headway in understanding how best to develop and harness these young employees, along comes Generation Z.