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

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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.

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.].

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!

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.

Tips to Become Famous in Your Company

TheHRBlog

True success is not just keeping your job, but being famous by excelling in the workplace. Being famous in your company for the right reasons is an uphill task especially if the company is composed of highly competitive people. The hard work and toil needed to become famous should not deter you from trying it […]. Impressing Top Management Self-Improvement Success Success Strategies How to Be Famous How to Be Famous in your company How to Become Famous

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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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.

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.

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).

How Leadership Style Impacts Employee Engagement

TheHRBlog

Employee Engagement & Leadership style go hand in hand. Everyone knows that an inefficient leader produces a dissatisfied, unproductive employee. On the other hand, good leaders produce committed, engaged and productive employees. Is Employee Enagement Important? A study of 160,576 employees working under 30,661 leaders in different organisations around the world showed that the […].

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Start A New Job

TheHRBlog

So you managed to land a job after a long struggle and many interviews. You are feeling over the moon and thanking your stars that the ordeal is over. Right? Not really. Don’t beguile yourself into thinking that you are finally over the hump. Even after getting the job you wanted, you should be mindful […]. Career Tips New Job Switching Jobs Changing Jobs How To Be Successful How To Be Successful in A New Job Job New Boss

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.

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.

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.

if, then

NoExcusesHR

If I had chosen a different major in college, then I would be more successful. If I had made different career decisions, then I would be better off. If I had stayed at a previous job, then I would be more comfortable. If I had listened to everyone else, then I would be just fine.

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Deciphering 39 Powerful Lessons from an Employee Engagement Textbook

David Zinger

39 Lessons from Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice (Part 1 of 5). Reading time: 4 minutes. Routledge publishing released a new employee engagement textbook, Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice edited by Catherine Truss, Rick Delbridge, Kerstin Alfes, Amanda Shantz and Emma Soane.