November, 2013

4 Trends That Are Transforming Performance Management and Organizational Learning

Reviewsnap

At its core, performance management is all about giving our people the information, resources and guidance they need to achieve specific goals. Sounds simple enough. Of course, the devil is in the details. One reason performance management is so challenging—the business world isn’t static.

What Your Career May Be Missing: The Soulful Side Gig

The Bamboo Project Blog

I''ve had a big idea percolating for awhile. It''s come from conversations I''ve had with people, trainings I''ve been doing, and a lot of the issues I''ve been writing about, including the idea of resilience and the need for us to diversify our income streams. .

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A Short Video on Employee Appreciation for Thanksgiving

Kazoo

It’s the Thanksgiving season, and naturally we’re reflecting on all the wonderful things in life we cherish. To us, this means more than the cool objects we acquired. (See: See: Autumn’s new red scooter! ).

What Makes a Learning Experience Unforgettable?

Future of Work

November 2013.

Cracking the Career Development Code

Speaker: Julie Winkle Giulioni, Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

It’s 2020 and it’s time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, leadership and career consultant, will share her findings from decades of field research. She’ll deconstruct effective career development, offering a practical framework that makes it more doable and durable, by identifying and assessing the skills gaps in your workforce.

Learn 12 Secrets to Becoming a Thought Leader

David Zinger

Cogito ergo sum – I think therefore I am. Reading Time: 5 Minutes). Learn how to be a thought leader from David Zinger’s employee engagement thought leadership. Do you want to be a thought leader? This post outlines a quirky 12 step process to thought leadership.

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Is Your 360° Feedback a Few Degrees Short?

Reviewsnap

For many companies, the answer to this question is a resounding, “Yes!” The reason—their employees aren’t conducting self-reviews.

Let's Start Here: Change is Inevitable, Natural and Normal

The Bamboo Project Blog

When we are dumped into change, our favorite strategy is to try to recover our lives as quickly as possible. Because there''s a part of us that feels we''ve failed when life takes an unexpected (or even expected) turn, we really don''t want others to know what we''re going through.

How to Figure Out What an Interviewer is Thinking

45 Things

An interview can be a nerve-wracking experience. The job seeker feels pressure to answer questions and make a good impression. But career experts say interviews need to be two-way streets if job seekers want to make sure they won''t hate their new jobs in six months.

3 Reasons Companies Need to Develop a Contingent Workforce Strategy

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 :00am. 3 Reasons Companies Need to Develop a Contingent Workforce Strategy By Sharlyn Lauby. Today’s guest post comes from Sharlyn Lauby, human resources professional with over 20 years of experience and accomplished blogger.].

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.

Employee Engagement: You are Needed

David Zinger

I was at a social event with my next door neighbor, Tico Cornejo. Tico owns The Winehouse in Winnipeg. He shared a story about when he was younger one of his bosses wanted him to work overtime. Tico had to go to the doctor late in the day and his boss wanted Tico to return to work for some overtime.

5 Employee Appreciation Best Practices by Experts

Kazoo

If you asked all your employees, “On a scale of 1 to 10, how happy do you feel at work?” ” where would the majority fall? We already know that happiness in the workplace increases engagement, employee retention, and growth in business. And by the way, it’s just good practice, right? But where does happiness start? Appreciation of an employee’s value. Many people think that a paycheck should be appreciation enough.

Don’t Be One of Those Managers!

Reviewsnap

A common mistake is to deliver a performance review and then kick back and wait until the next review period before providing substantive feedback. It’s important that you avoid being one of those managers. A more effective approach is to follow up after the review and then on an ongoing basis.

Are You Caught in the Spin Cycle?

The Bamboo Project Blog

So many people I know (myself included) feel like they try to make changes in their lives, yet nothing seems to really change. Why is this?

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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!

Going Global with HR, Talent and Workforce Management

Bersin with Deloitte

HCM software of all flavors and colors is going international. Companies that made their debut in North America are rapidly gaining market share through expansion across the globe, whether through selling to multinationals with headquarters in North America or directly to companies located elsewhere in the world. As one example, Cornerstone OnDemand, the talent management […].

Gratitude

NoExcusesHR

"In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer I''m wrapping up one of the most hectic years of my professional life.

Do you believe forced performance rankings are detrimental to employee engagement?

David Zinger

Would you rather work for Yahoo or Microsoft? . Two articles written on the same day examine the road to forced rankings (Yahoo) and away from forced ranking (Microsoft).

10 Employee Appreciation Day Hashtags

Kazoo

It is our strong belief at Kazoo that every day should be employee appreciation day. We think, breathe, and share appreciation every day in our office and via our employee recognition and reward software. We know first hand that all kinds of magic happens when people are recognized for their efforts including higher levels of engagement, job satisfaction, collaboration, camaraderie, and retention.

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.

Gain Confidence by Writing Down Your Ambitions

45 Things

The next time you''re feeling a bit down on yourself, you can regain your confidence — and make a good impression on others — if you take time to write down your aspirations and ambitions, a new study reveals.

What's Rocking Your Boat?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. If you''re going through change right now (and who isn''t?) it''s helpful to think about why this journey is starting for you. Exploring the reasons for the change can help you unearth some of the feelings you have about it and begin to make sense of how it''s impacting your life.

What Does the New HR Organization Look Like? A Talent Machine.

Bersin with Deloitte

I've spent the last several weeks meeting with clients and many have asked me to talk about "the future of HR." " In this post I'd like to share some of our findings and give you some perspective for things to think about in 2014. Talent Management Now Defines HR. Over the last ten years […]. HR Operating Model People Analytics Strategic Workforce Planning Talent Strategy

Culture Clash

NoExcusesHR

There is an ongoing dialogue we all must manage. It''s a back and forth exchange of views that at times are aligned, and at others see things very differently. In the end we play the role of moderator and ultimately decision-maker in terms of the action we are willing to take.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all type-A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching and developing effective teams at work.

The 6S’s of Employee Engagement Actions

David Zinger

A Simple Guide to Employee Engagement Actions. I am currently creating a 12 module action-based course on engagement. It will help you with over 40 practical and tactical actions you can enact to increase and improve employee engagement for yourself or others at work.

Employee Housing - Back to the Future for Recruiters

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 :00am. Employee Housing - Back to the Future for Recruiters. By Ellen Julian. In the early 1900s, prospective employees flocked to industrial areas with increased hiring and quickly learned that it was difficult to find affordable housing.

How to Cope With Distractions in a Noisy Office

45 Things

The popularity of open offices is growing as more companies want workers to be able to collaborate and communicate with ease. The problem is that such open floor plans can at times resemble a frat party, Grand Central Station and the Dr. Phil show.

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Finding Clarity

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Long-time readers of this blog know that I''ve been focusing on how we can develop our career resilience skills in order to deal with a very uncertain world.

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