March, 2013

Clarifying Your Career Path: Technology is Eating Your Job

The Bamboo Project Blog

This may be the one of the most important career posts I've ever written. I urge you to read it, even if you don't think it applies to you. . This morning I was tagged in a G+ conversation that linked to this article on the impact of technology in the workplace.

The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Josh Bersin

Over the last ten years the learning technology industry has undergone radical change. With a flurry of acquisitions and many new technologies now available for learning, it is increasingly difficult.

On Battling Absenteeism

True Faith HR

Like most managers, I engage in a semester-long battle with absenteeism. I have the enviable position of teaching two sections of business statistics. Combine that with a time slot of 8:00 A.M. and/or 9:00 A.M., and you can envision the long waiting list of students at registration.

#DisruptiveHR

NoExcusesHR

Making the commitment to change the culture of an organization is a bold step. It requires the courage to publicly say that you are not satisfied with how things operate today, and that a change is not only on a wish list, but that it is now mandatory. That is a bold step.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

HR Practices – Do You Have Zombies in Your Office?

Effortless HR

A hit show (just finishing up their 3 rd season) is “ The Walking Dead ”, about a zombie apocalypse. Whether or not you have ever watched it or heard of it, the show is scary and if you put the concept into your office, it can be REALLY frightening. Do you know if you have ‘real-life zombies and ghosts’ walking around your office on a daily basis?

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The Four Patterns that Should Guide All Your Career Moves

The Bamboo Project Blog

wrote a couple of long posts in February on the two major factors most job seekers are dealing with in this economy. The first was on the reality that there aren't enough jobs for everyone who wants one. The second was on the poor quality of many of the jobs that do exist. .

The Craft of Human Resources

Josh Bersin

I’ve had the opportunity to study talent management, training, and human resources for more than ten years now. And after talking with literally hundreds of companies, leaders, and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

There's Still Work To Do When It Comes to Firing Employees

True Faith HR

You''re Tubby Smith, head coach of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. You''re successful in your job, leading your teams to 20 win seasons in 18 of the 21 years you''ve been a head coach. You''ve won a National Championship in 1998.

The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Bersin with Deloitte

Over the last ten years the learning technology industry has undergone radical change. With a flurry of acquisitions and many new technologies now available for learning, it is increasingly difficult for a corporate training manager to develop an integrated learning platform. In this article I review the history of this space and point out some […]. The post The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry 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.

Upgrade Higher Ed Performance Management by Answering These Three Questions

Reviewsnap

HR managers in higher education institutions need to find an easy way to streamline the performance management process. But they have the same question we’ve heard from many businesses: How do we manage performance across a varied workforce when we have practically no budget?

Why poor spelling and grammar hurt your career

45 Things

A couple of years ago I played the game Cranium for the first time. When the challenge was for my team to correctly spell "pharaoh," of course they chose me to take it on. That turned out to be a mistake as I confidently spelled it "pharoah."

Do You Network to Build Your Career Resilience or to Get Your Work Done?

The Bamboo Project Blog

I'm currently facilitating an 8-month long leadership course that meets monthly. Yesterday's topic was networking and connecting. As part of our work, I had them go through some exercises to look at their networks and diagnose where they had gaps and needed to do some more work. .

The Craft of Human Resources

Josh Bersin

I’ve had the opportunity to study talent management, training, and human resources for more than ten years now. And after talking with literally hundreds of companies, leaders, and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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.

On Seasonal Employment and PAAS Easter Dye Kits

True Faith HR

It is Easter Sunday, which means that many of you spent the past couple of weeks dyeing Easter Eggs. Most likely, you used the PAAS Easter Egg Color Kit. Is there a company more synonymous with a holiday than PAAS? No big brand name for fireworks for the 4th of July.

Top 10 Ways to Create and Sustain an Enterprise Social Network

Peoplefluent

Friday, March 29, 2013 :00am. Top 10 Ways to Create and Sustain an Enterprise Social Network By Jim Bowley. When it comes to creating a social environment within your organization, what are the top 10 things HR should consider? #5:

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Camelot and Changes

NoExcusesHR

Leaders come and go in every organization. Sometimes there is great excitement when a new dynamic personality joins the team. Other times a melancholy feeling is present when we bid farewell to colleagues we''ve worked with for extended periods of time.

What color is your personality?

45 Things

I'm blue with a little gold thrown in. If you want to know what I'm talking about, read this latest story I did for Gannett/USA Today. There's a reason you probably don't get along with some of your co-workers. They're different from you. And the boss likes it that way.

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.

Career Resilience Requires Persistence

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Last week I wrote about career resilience and the need for us to develop four patterns in our work lives: Clarifying. Connecting. Creating. Coping. One thing that I've observed about resilient people is that they persist.

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The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Josh Bersin

Over the last ten years the learning technology industry has undergone radical change. With a flurry of acquisitions and many new technologies now available for learning, it is increasingly difficult.

Course Correct Early with 360 Degree Reviews

Reviewsnap

It’s exciting when you get to bring new people on at your company. They’re fresh faces with lots of energy. However, their hire date could put them out of rotation with the performance review cycle.

Making HR’s Big Data Not So Big

Peoplefluent

Thursday, March 21, 2013 :00am. Making HR’s Big Data Not So Big By Lois Melbourne. What are the most critical topics in human capital management that should be on your radar in 2013? Topic #11: Big Data and HR. The term ‘Big Data’ has taken the business world by storm.

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.

Cornerstones

NoExcusesHR

I''ve had the privilege of working with a terrific group of leaders during my career. Some have been referred to as " institutions ".quite quite a complement. They were relied on for advice, guidance, mentoring, and quite frankly for some good old fashioned help during periods of change.

Why Multitasking Makes You Less Productive

45 Things

I recently had to get rid of my computer keyboard because the Super Glue I spilled on it made it difficult to use. So did the red fingernail polish that covered the letters “L” “I” and “9.” (OK, OK, I don’t use the 9 very much, but still.) I destroyed the keyboard because I was multitasking.

Career Resilience for Entrepreneurs

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Regular readers know that I'm a strong proponent of working for yourself. Even if you have a day-job, I think you should always be looking for ways to diversify your income streams as the next lay-off could be right around the corner, despite your best efforts. .

Changing Jobs – How To Evaluate A Potential Employer

TheHRBlog

In the current volatile business climate, it is important to evaluate a prospective employer and the new job from various angles. Remember that it is your future that you are taking a call on. There is no scope of snap decisions in such a scenario and no point jumping from the devil into the deep sea. Changing Jobs Switching Jobs How do I evluate a job How to get a job potential employer

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.