June, 2013

The Standard You Walk Past is the Standard You Accept

The Bamboo Project Blog

"The standard you walk past is the standard you accept." --Lt. David Morrison, Australian Army Chief. As I continue to hear stories about how dysfunctional many workplaces are, how workers are poorly treated by both managers and colleagues, the video above really struck a chord for me. In it, Lt.

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Developing Internal Case Studies: 5 Tips to Market LMS Value

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Companies have been putting more money into their learning and development budgets. In fact, Bersin by Deloitte ’s 2013 Corporate Learning Factbook shows that U.S. organizations grew their spending by 12 percent in 2012.

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5 Zingers on Positive Leadership by Kim Cameron

David Zinger

A five point review of Kim Cameron’s, Positive Leadership: Strategies for Extraordinary Performance. Kim Cameron, the father of 7 children and co-founder of the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship, wrote the second edition of a concise book on positive leadership.

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Playing the Race Card

NoExcusesHR

I have a couple of hot buttons in my life.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Why Leaders Need to Train Like Elite Athletes

45 Things

I''m a baseball fan, and am often concerned about the grueling schedule the players maintain. They play more than 160 regular-season games a year, and that doesn''t take into account playoffs, spring training and playing in other games held around the world.

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Future of Work Agenda, June 2013

Future of Work

June 2013. We work with senior executives who want to take charge of the future. by creating compelling work experiences. I''m back.

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Performance Review Automation: Even Innovative Higher Ed Institutions Need the Basics

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Today’s universities lead innovative research programs — developing robots, curing diseases, and finding alternate fuel sources. In contrast to these cutting-edge endeavors is the fact that the university probably runs on antiquated internal management systems.

How to Create Sustainable Employee Engagement: A Lesson from Costco

David Zinger

Don’t run out of engagement. This lesson in employee engagement is not based on the principles and practices of how Costco treats their employees, rather it is based on a lesson from being a Costco shopper.

3 Steps To A Better (HR) Life

NoExcusesHR

I don''t know about you, but I sure would like my professional life to continue to be something I get excited about. I like coming to work. I like thinking about new ways to do my job.

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!

3 Ways HR Can Use Big Data Right Now

Peoplefluent

Friday, June 7, 2013 :00am. 3 Ways HR Can Use Big Data Right Now By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.]. Recently, I was on DriveThru HR, a lunch-time radio talk show hosted by Bryan Wempen and William Tincup.

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What This Economic Recovery Looks Like for HR

Bersin with Deloitte

Last week's unemployment report showed a slow but steady economic recovery taking place. Let's look briefly about how the recovery affects HR. While the number of people "discouraged from work" did not change, the economy did create 175,000 jobs, which is a step in the right direction. The unemployment rate remains high (7.8%) and there are […]. HR Operating Model HR Strategy

How to Avoid Making a Bad Decision About a Job

45 Things

I wish I had talked to Dan Heath or Francesco Gino before I made some truly horrible decisions in my life, like getting a perm because I believed I could look like Julie Roberts in "Pretty Woman" or that taking a job to work for someone I knew was a complete psycho.

Focusing Performance Efforts on Midlevel Managers

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Middle management has been stuck between a rock and a hard place for the last several years. The tough financial times after 2008 might have stripped many of the jobs in the middle for the sake of a leaner organization.

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How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Why the Spice Girls are Essential to Employee Engagement

David Zinger

To make sure your employee engagement is not bland, just add Spice. I believe there is a much greater connection between employee engagement and the Spice Girls than most people imagine. I am not talking about having to form a female quintet dressed in colorful clothing.

I've Got Your Back

NoExcusesHR

Has anyone ever said that to you? Don''t worry, I''ve got your back." If you''ve been fortunate enough to be on the receiving end of that message you know how reassuring it can be. Typically that phrase isn''t said when sales targets are being hit, margins are strong, and volumes are above budget.

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Learning Cultures Are Performance Cultures, Research Shows

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 :00am. Learning Cultures Are Performance Cultures, Research Shows By Jim Bowley. based employers increased their training spend each of the last two years—by 10% in 2011 and by another 12% in 2012. The reason? Their desire to improve performance.

The Latest Data on Millennials

Bersin with Deloitte

The Millennial generation is hitting the workforce, and the media and organizational leaders have…well, let's just say, concerns. To understand the situation better, Telefónica just released new data on our youngest employees, the Millennials, in preparation for their summit held on June 4th in London (reply available here [link] In partnership with the Financial Times, […]. HR Benchmarking People Analytics

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The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Is it Time for a Treadmill Desk?

45 Things

When I was in school, I biked or walked everywhere. Even when I entered the working world, I walked several miles every day, covering my beat as a police and court reporter. It wasn''t until the advent of email and the Internet that my butt seemed to become glued to a chair.

Taking a ‘Lean In’ View of Compensation for Women

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In her book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg makes a strong case for how women miss opportunities for advancement when they “lean out” — when they fail to take advantage of opportunities early on in their careers.

Friday Employee Engagement Factoid #34: On the Lookout

David Zinger

On the lookout. A study of over 1,700 employees conducted in 2012 by the American Psychological Association (APA) indicated that more than half of all employees intended to search for new jobs because they felt under appreciated and undervalued. link]. Commentary.

My Year of Living Dangerously

NoExcusesHR

I am not a regular HR guy. I''m not exactly sure what a regular HR guy is; but if it involves avoiding social media, using a fax machine, clinging to a policy manual or being so timid that no one respects you, then I would say that''s a regular HR guy. That''s simply not me.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

Needed: A #SHRM Full Speaker Database #SHRMadvice

True Faith HR

THE ISSUE Finding quality speakers to present relevant, up-to-date information to a HR audience WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? One of the leading drivers for individuals to attend their local SHRM chapter meeting or conference is the quality of the speaker(s) and his/his/their topic.

Gallup says managers from hell are costing you billions

Achievers

Managers from hell are the reason your top employees hate their job. Recent Gallup research shows that these managers are responsible for actively disengaging employees, costing the U.S. an estimated $450 billion to $550 billion annually.

How to Know When Someone is Lying

45 Things

I think most people believe they are good at spotting liars. If you''re one of them, read this story I did for Gannett/USA Today, and you may begin to doubt your powers of perception. You might think you can detect a fibber by reading body language.

Buyer beware: How to uncover the worst résumé falsehoods

Business Management Daily

Between 10% and 30% of résumés include untruths according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The post Buyer beware: How to uncover the worst résumé falsehoods appeared first on Business Management Daily. Hiring Human Resources Videos

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.