July, 2012

Social Tools Collide with Talent Management Software

Josh Bersin

Social networking tools have transformed our lives. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest (read my commentary about Pinterest here), Reddit, and many others have significantly changed the way we. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

The Hallways of Learning

Conversation Matters

The Business Impact of Compensation Management


Imagine continuing to manage your personal investment portfolio with equal contributions spread across each account, regardless of its past performance or future potential.

Why "Magic Mike" is the Workplace Movie of the Year

True Faith HR

HR SEO Gold Yes, a movie about male strippers is the workplace movie of the year. Its a perfect parable for these times.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Positive Professional Development Tool: Career Stepping Stones

The Bamboo Project Blog

In our ongoing career and professional development, there are times when it's helpful to look at our past. It may be that we're bored and contemplating a change. We may have been laid off and had change thrust upon us.

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Social Tools Collide with Talent Management Software

Josh Bersin

Social networking tools have transformed our lives. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest (read my commentary about Pinterest here), Reddit, and many others have significantly changed the way we. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Nature vs. Nurture. Yes, It Applies to Talent Management Software

Bersin with Deloitte

Nature vs. Nuture. We all know what that means in terms of human development — the roles of heredity vs. the environment as influencers (the debate goes back to 13th century France, and will not be conclusively solved in this blog!) But let’s think about the concept in terms of software; “Nature:” software that is […]. The post Nature vs. Nurture. Yes, It Applies to Talent Management Software appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Journal Your Way to the Top — Three Ways to Use Performance Journaling


Remember that little diary you kept as a pre-teen? The one filled with your childish thoughts and experiences, all safely tucked away behind an imposing-looking plastic lock.

Why I'd Hire A Penn State Football Player

True Faith HR

If you watch any college sports, I''m sure you''ve seen a variant of this video: The message resonates: There are more than 380,000 student-athletes and most of them go pro in something other than sports.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Using the Present to Enact Your Future

The Bamboo Project Blog

Jessica Hagy of Indexed fame has an excellent illustrated post on Forbes-- 20 Ways to Find Your Calling. Number one on the list is Ignore the future, deal with the present : . The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is wrong. Ask instead, “What is next today?”

July/August 2012 Newsletter

Future of Work

July/August 2012. Several years ago Newsweek ran a story about how overworked everyone had become (that is clearly the recurring topic of our time). It opened with a line that went something like “If you have time to read this article, you don’t need to.”).

How DreamWorks Teaches All Employees to Flex Their Creativity Muscle

45 Things

I know an accountant who does not consider himself artistic or creative. He knows he's organized and good with numbers, and can meet tax deadlines with ease. When he introduces himself to others and mentions he's an accountant, I doubt others say, "Wow, wish I could do such a creative job."

Why you should Come to the HR Technology Conference in October

Bersin with Deloitte

Let's face it, HR technology has been changing faster this year than ever before. Cloud computing, social networking, mobile and tablets, and BigData have totally transformed the way we use technology in business. And when things change this fast, one of the best ways to keep up is to come to the world's biggest technology […]. The post Why you should Come to the HR Technology Conference in October appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Fire Up Summertime Performance — Reinforce Development-driven Learning During the Lazy Days of Summer


Fire Up Summertime Performance! The temperatures are soaring, the birds are singing, and your employees’ thoughts are drifting toward summer vacations and leisure time in the great outdoors. You’ve got a business to run and customers to wow, so how do you keep everyone happy this time of year?

Recruiting 101: Sorority Rush

True Faith HR

Is that PTO I see in the upper left? If you feel your career as a HR recruiter is going nowhere, why not go into.prepping "chicks" for sorority rush.

Intuition as Your Career Way-Finder

The Bamboo Project Blog

I've found that figuring out what you want to do in life is both a science and an art. . The "science" part is the practical stuff, the step-by-step, "research this, try out that, reflect on what you discover" approach.

20 Ways to Kill Your Job Application!


We spend a great deal of time talking to recruiters, employers and human resource staff every week. I recently sent an email asking some of them what they would list as their top 3 peeves when it came to receiving resumes and short-listing candidates. You should have seen my inbox fill up with responses! Many […].

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

The 5 Ingredients Necessary for a Motivational Speech

45 Things

Imagine you’re sitting in a meeting with your boss and some other company bigwigs, and they’ve decided on a new strategy or process that is going to mean some people may lose their jobs , while others will be working harder trying to get things up to speed. Holy crap,” you think.

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Microsoft Goes SaaSy and Social With Next Office Release

Bersin with Deloitte

How many of us spend most of our days in Microsoft Office? I know I do. In May, in a visit to Microsoft’s campus with executives from PageUp People, we were able to see prototypes of the new Microsoft Office product. And – dare I say it – it looked pretty cool. Today in […]. The post Microsoft Goes SaaSy and Social With Next Office Release appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. Talent & PM Providers

The One Thing You Need to Attract the Best Job Candidates


What’s in a name, or more importantly, an employer brand? These days, a lot. Your company’s reputation influences more than you think. It can be the drawing force for attracting highly-qualified candidates. What Is an Employer Brand? An employer brand refers to the reputation and image your company has in the marketplace. It’s typically what attracts – or repels – potential job candidates.

What's Your Most Memorable Phone Call?

True Faith HR

One of my favorite movies is "Night Shift," directed by Ron Howard, and starring Henry Winkler, Shelley Long, and Michael Keaton (pictured above).

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.

The Employee Engagement Dialogues: Leadership Insights from Mike Morrison with David Zinger

David Zinger

Employee Engagement Dialogue with Mike Morrison and David Zinger. Watch the video and follow along with the transcript. Or read the transcript and the timings are posted after each interaction. To visit Mike Morrison’s site go to: www.learnplando.com.

5 Ways To Impress Your Managers’ Boss


You may love it or hate it, it’s for real that senior management incumbents are hard pressed for time and tend to make a quick first impression. I have noticed many a times that these one-of interactions are remembered for years and may make or mar the destiny of an employee. Remember – “You never […].


Nothing Better Than Failure


How do you use your failures? I''d love to hear from you. No Excuses. failure human resources leadership risk success

The Social Recruiting Tool HotList

Bersin with Deloitte

Over the last year we have been flooded with calls, emails, and carrier pigeons telling us about hot new startups in the social recruiting space. And this is no surprise: the combination of cloud technology and smart ideas, fueled by venture funding, has created some amazing new companies. In this blog (which I will update […]. The post The Social Recruiting Tool HotList appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. Sourcing & Recruiting Talent Acquisition Providers Talent Acquisition Strateg

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Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.