April, 2013

5 Limiting Beliefs About Our Careers We Need to Change

The Bamboo Project Blog

Video Blog 1--Limiting Beliefs - Computer from Michele Martin on Vimeo.

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Avoiding the 7 Big Team-Building Blunders

Effortless HR

“The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.” Everyone’s heard that expression. And we’re all familiar with what it means: An effective team can accomplish more as a whole than its individual members can accomplish on their own. The key word here is effective. Building an effective, high-performing team requires more than simply throwing a group of outstanding individuals into a room and telling them they can’t come out until they have a solution.

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The World is Local: A New Model for Human Resources

Bersin with Deloitte

The World is Local: A New Model for Human Resources Despite continued focus on globalization, new research by DHL shows that the world is not as "flat" as once believed. While low cost networking has made it easier than ever to communicate around the world, economic and cultural conditions from country to country are more different than […]. HR Strategy People Analytics Sourcing & Recruiting Talent & PM Providers Talent Acquisition Providers Talent Acquisition Strategy

Employee Engagement: Creating the Best Workplaces on Earth (Goffee/Jones – May HBR)

David Zinger

Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones wrote a May 2013 article in the Harvard Business Review on Creating the Best Workplace on Earth. I appreciated their six imperatives for a best workplace.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

How To Be A Better Manager

TheHRBlog

Being a manager in today’s environment is not easy. The key is to find the right balance. Here’s how you can be a better manager: 1. Know what you’re doing Are you aware of each of your team member’s responsibilities? Do you know how to do their work if you had to? If you know […]. Self-Improvement Tips For Managers Good Manager How To Be a Better Manager

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Creating Your Career Path: Career Resilience and Multiple Income Streams

The Bamboo Project Blog

. One aspect of career resilience it''s important for us to keep in mind is the need to have multiple options. This is particularly true when it comes to our finances, where we need to be far more entrepreneurial than we''ve been in the past.

What Gets Your Attention …?

Effortless HR

The other day I was talking with my mentor and he asked an interesting (I thought) question. What does EffortlessHR offer a CEO that would make them want to use your product ?”. I, of course, went through all the benefits and features of EffortlessHR (which I can also recite for you if you don’t know what they are), but it made me stop and think – what is it that the busy CEO/Owner of a company is looking for in any program or service?

Pre-Hire Assessment Science Revealed: Value for Employers, Value for Candidates

Bersin with Deloitte

These days there is a lot of talk about BigData in HR. And it's a good thing: there is a science to people management, and the more data we have about people the easier it becomes to make critical people decisions. Data helps us understand why some people perform better than others, why some people […]. Talent Acquisition Providers

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Employee Engagement: Why are You Working Here?

David Zinger

When work isn’t working. There are a plethora of different questions used to survey for employee engagement. During the past few weeks I have been reviewing surveys and responses for various organizations.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

How to Be Successful Even When Under Stress

45 Things

Got stress? If you’re like 75% of other Americans, you’ve experienced moderate to high levels of stress in the past month, and often lie awake at night because of it. Trying to balance the demands of your work and family life can stretch even the strongest among us to the breaking point.

What You Can and Can’t Do When Employees Discuss Wages

Insperity

First, let’s settle a myth. Can employees legally discuss their salaries with other co-workers? Should they? That’s another story. Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided that an engineering firm had unlawfully fired one of its employees for discussing salary information with co-workers. The firm was ordered to reinstate the fired employee and pay back wages and benefits.

Laid Off? Don't Put Off That Job Search!

The Bamboo Project Blog

There are two labor markets nowadays. There''s the market for people who have been out of work for less than six months, and the market for people who have been out of work longer.-- The Terrifying Reality of Long-Term Unemployment. .

360 Degree Reviews: Mixing Personal and Professional Feedback

Reviewsnap

If you’re lucky enough to work at a company where your co-workers are also your friends, it’s easy for the lines between personal and professional relationships to blur.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Looking Forward to the Best Week of the Year

Bersin with Deloitte

It is hard to believe that our IMPACT conference is already upon us. Even though I have been a part of two-thirds of Bersin’s IMPACT conferences, I find myself more excited than ever. Here is why: Fantastic Keynote Sessions: We had a chance to preview Josh’s keynote session last week, which focuses on “How the […]. Performance Management Talent Strategy

Friday Factoid #29: Employee Engagement and Cost Reduction

David Zinger

What does cost reduction cost us? 47% of companies surveyed in a cost reduction and engagement survey by AON Hewitt reported a decline in employee trust as a result of the way in which they managed cost reductions. From page 19 of The Flat Army by Dan Pontefract. Commentary.

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I Win Every Meeting

NoExcusesHR

Meetings are slanted to go in my favor. In most cases they are predestined to go my way even before I walk into the room. It''s not that I manipulate the process ahead of time so I can be more effective than the person sitting next to me.

6 Ways to Ensure Meetings Don't Suck

45 Things

I recently was asked if I would run for a community board position. I declined with a polite, "No, thank you." The reason? I know this particular board has meetings. Lots and lots of meetings.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Reflections on Seth Godin and Career Resilience

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Knowing that I''ve been doing a lot of writing and thinking about career resilience , fellow career coach Scott Woodard recently pointed me to a Seth Godin post on the topic. A few things from Seth''s post stood out for me, further underscoring the points I''ve been trying to make here. .

Client Story: Maternal and Child Health Consortium

Reviewsnap

Reviewsnap is excited to share its newest case study with the Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County (MCHC).

Join Us for a Panel Session on Emerging Learning Technologies

Bersin with Deloitte

If you’re interested in learning about the use of augmented reality, wearable computing, 3D printing, alternatives to virtual ILT, gamification and other emerging technologies to support learning, you’ll want to join us for a thought provoking panel session with Marc Ramos, Global Lead, PeopleDev Global Learning Design at Google, Mary Woolf, Director of Learning Technologies […]. Learning Providers

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Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #26: Eight Elements for Change Work

David Zinger

8 is Enough for Change.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Love The Product, Hate(d) The Service

NoExcusesHR

I am a big fan of Spotify. Wait, I may have understated that.I freakin'' love it. I use it every day in my office; I plug my iPhone into my car and listen on my commute, and I pop the headphones in when I''m going on a run. I''m a die-hard, premium subscriber, Spotify-guy.

The Economist's Talent Management Summit and the new rules of.

Strategic HCM

Screen Shot 2013-04-11 at 23.55.22.png One of my favourite conferences is the Economist's talent management summit which I spoke at last year and this blog has been supporting for three years now (see my competition to

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Career Resilience Success Story: A Guest Post

The Bamboo Project Blog

As I''ve been talking with people about the idea of career resilience, I''ve also started collecting stories of how these individuals have incorporated the patterns of resilience into their lives.

How to Spring Clean Your Job Search

45 Things

Spring cleaning isn''t something I really look forward to, but when it''s done I feel like I''ve accomplished something worthwhile. Read this latest column I did for Gannett/USA Today and see if your job search doesn''t need the same.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th 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.