July, 2013

Why the @huffpostbiz Top 100 Social #HR Experts on Twitter Should Be a Wake-Up Call to #SHRM

True Faith HR

Congrats to the 100 individuals who made the Huffington Post Top 100 Most Social HR Experts on Twitter this week. Lots of worthy individuals on the list, including 14-15 people I had never heard of before, so it provides the opportunity for new connections.

"What the F*%# Are You Doing?"

The Bamboo Project Blog

. My good friend Christine Martell shared a wonderful story of career mentoring with me the other day. A woman was being sexually harrassed at work and went to see a labor attorney about it.

Collective Sensemaking: How One Organization uses the Oscillation Principle

Conversation Matters

Kessels and Smit (K&S) is a consulting firm that makes use of Collective Sensemaking to continually learn how to be more effective as a company, serve their clients better, help and support each other, and find and engage in interesting client projects. .

Onboarding Strategies That Make a Difference

Peoplefluent

Friday, July 26, 2013 :00am. Onboarding Strategies That Make a Difference By Ellen Julian. The employee onboarding process serves as the first impression that an organization makes with a new employee.

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.

Conversation as the Pathway to Learning

Future of Work

July 1, 2013. We work with senior executives who want to take charge of the future. by creating compelling work experiences. This is the first instance of my new commitment to share ideas about the future of work on a more frequent basis.

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The Dirty Little Secret of HR Education

True Faith HR

Want to know the dirty little secret of HR education? We do an absolutely horrible job of preparing students for the world of HR technology Pick up a general HR textbook and you''ll find little to no reference to HR technology and its importance.

Announcing Two Virtual Retreats for Fall 2013 to Find Your Career Clarity and Career Resilience

The Bamboo Project Blog

Over my years of working with clients on their career dreams, one thing I''ve consistently found is that retreats can be a powerful way of discovering new options and connecting to career inspiration.

The Powerful Question

Conversation Matters

There is a Powerful Question you can ask that will turn almost any conversation you’re having into a knowledge producing exchange. Surprisingly, the Powerful Question is not the one you ask at the start of a conversation. Rather, the Powerful Question is always asked in response to a conclusion or opinion that a colleague provides. The Powerful Question is, “Help me understand your thinking, how did you reach that conclusion?”

19 Antiquated Employee Engagement Approaches Contributing to Organizational Anxiety

David Zinger

Marshall McLuhan, the Canadian philosopher of communication theory who passed away 33 years ago, once stated: “Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today’s job with yesterday’s tools and yesterday’s concepts.”

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.

4 Ways to Improve Workforce Planning

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 :00am. 4 Ways to Improve Workforce Planning By Kevin Grossman.

High-Impact Talent Acquisition: European Edition

Josh Bersin

I just finished two weeks in Europe and attended the iRecruit Conference in Amsterdam. In addition to talking with many talent acquisition leaders and vendors, we previewed the findings of our. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Sourcing and Recruiting Talent Strategy

Recruiting When Money is NOT the Object - The Case of Dwight Howard

True Faith HR

Time for an #8ManRotation Post For the most part, firms compete for talent on the basis of salary - if you pay more than the next guy, you usually win out. When recruiting ace pitcher C.C. Sabathia, the New York Yankees made a major splash by offering $40 million more than other teams.

The Art of Following Through

The Bamboo Project Blog

Right now, I have at least 10 projects on my desk, all in various stages of "progress," but all unfinished. I have ideas floating around in my brain for about 20 more. Right now I have 12 (!)

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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.

Midyear Checkup: Looking Back, Thinking Ahead

Reviewsnap

We can hear you already: Annual performance reviews are such a pain in the neck, why would I want to double the agony by doing them at midyear, too? Bear with us. The benefits outweigh your fears. The midyear mark is a good time to check on employees’ progress toward their performance goals.

How Well do Vendors Let you “Datify” Your HR Systems?

Bersin with Deloitte

We're completing some major research in talent analytics and preparing a lot of new information for members on the topic of "Datafying HR." " (Please read my blog on Forbes "The Datafication of Human Resources" for more information.) Simply described, to "datafy" a business function means to shift its focus from delivering a business process to […]. HR Service Delivery Providers Learning Providers People Analytics

The top 5 real reasons your employees are leaving their jobs

Achievers

Guest blog post by Julie Labrie. Many HR thought-leaders are predicting that talent retention will be one of the greatest upcoming challenges for professionals in the people management field.

High-Impact Talent Acquisition: European Edition

Josh Bersin

I just finished two weeks in Europe and attended the iRecruit Conference in Amsterdam. In addition to talking with many talent acquisition leaders and vendors, we previewed the findings of our. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Sourcing and Recruiting Talent Strategy

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.

Carnival of HR - July 3rd Edition

True Faith HR

Given it is the eve of the U.S. Independence Day, nothing is more fitting than a celebration.in this case a celebration of great HR content. So what makes a great July 4th celebration? Travel - Whether to visit family or friends, many will take the July 4th break to head out on the open road. So, it is fitting that Naomi Bloom shares the great HRM she experienced in her recent travels from Istanbul to Vienna ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 ).

The Key To Planning When You're Uncertain: Plan for the Next 6 Months, Not for the Rest of Your Life

The Bamboo Project Blog

. For the past several months, I''ve been in a sort of career quandry about where I want to go next. I''m feeling the need for some big shifts in my life, but I''m not entirely sure how I want those to play out in my business and career. Part of this is because I''m turning 50 in September.

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360 Reviews for a Team of One? You Bet.

Reviewsnap

In this corner, with a record of effectively improving career development and job performance —supported by detailed feedback from managers as well as colleagues — we have 360 degree performance reviews.

SuccessFactors and SAP Getting their Integration Act Together

Bersin with Deloitte

We just completed a comprehensive briefing with SAP and SuccessFactors about product integration. Katherine Jones and I were impressed with the progress the company is making: SAP's engineering prowess is clearly being applied to this area in a big way. And SAP customers will see these integrations being applied to all of SAP's cloud offerings. […]. HR Service Delivery Providers Talent & PM Providers

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.

One Size Misfits All

Future of Work

July 22, 2013. We work with senior executives who want to take charge of the future by creating compelling work experiences. Variety is the spice of life. Indeed, variety and individuality is the essence of human existence.

Employee Engagement: Are You Positive?

David Zinger

Employee Engagement Zingers. Shannon Polly conducted and posted an engaging interview with Kim Cameron on virtuous business practices. This is an insightful interview and made me think of the connections between positive organizational scholarship and employee engagement.

When Paternalistic Employers Go Wrong

True Faith HR

I usually applaud employers who go out of their way to help employers improve their lot in life.

The Call to Retreat

The Bamboo Project Blog

. ". the cycle of being-doing is also the cycle of remembering-forgetting. Like Persephone in the myth of Demeter and Persephone, you blossom, you die, you are reborn again and again.

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.