October, 2013

10 Ways to Let Go When They Let You Go

The Bamboo Project Blog

. One thing we don''t talk about much when people lose their jobs is the pain of that loss. We are quick to point people toward action--Network! Brand yourself!--but but we shy away from helping people grieve what amounts to a death in their immediate family. .

Is HR evidence based? Seriously, are you kidding me?

All about Human Capital

The hype surrounding Workforce analytics, metrics and Big Data in HR has really increased over the last 12 months. Every conference, article, blog and strategic initiative is filled with buzz words around data and fact-based HR.

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Part II “We Know More Than We Can Say: How to Use Tacit Knowledge

Conversation Matters

. In Part I, I explained why “we know more than we can say” including, 1) how our brains store knowledge, 2) how we create knowledge 3) the values and relationships that are involved in tacit knowledge. I gave examples of situations in which knowledge workers, who understood something very deeply, were unable to clearly articulate what they knew to others, although they were themselves able to act on their deep knowledge.

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The No. 1 Reason Employers Can't Find the Right Talent

45 Things

There have been many complaints by some companies that they can’t find people to fill positions, despite a 7.3% unemployment rate. What gives? Are the unemployed a bunch of no-talent, bottom-of-the-barrel drudges who should never be given a job? Hardly.

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.

“Sitting May be the New Smoking”

Future of Work

That''s what a business colleague said a few weeks ago in a conversation we were having about setting up our home offices - and finding the right desk and chair.

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When Grieving Job Loss is Interrupted

The Bamboo Project Blog

A few days ago I posted on the need for us to allow ourselves time and space to grieve when we lose our jobs. Reader Tony Cannata left a fantastic comment on that post about how grieving for a lost job can be interrupted.

Global Talent Trends: New Research Opportunity

Bersin with Deloitte

One of the biggest challenges we hear from our clients is "how do I effectively globalize" my HR and talent programs? As we described at IMPACT last year, the world has become both highly connected and very uneven. Fast growing economies like China, Eastern Europe, and Brazil have drastically different labor markets and skill sets […]. Talent Strategy

Ranting Against Employee Engagement Evangelists

David Zinger

Be Small. Do Good Work. That is Enough. Recently, I have noticed more experts referring to themselves, or having other refer to them as evangelists.

How Expensive Will #SHRM14 Hotels Be?

True Faith HR

With the news that hotel reservations are now being accepted for the 2014 SHRM Annual Conference, I bring you my 5th annual expose of SHRM hotel costs. I look at selected SHRM conference brochures (i.e., the ones that I still possessed) over the past 14 years to see what it would cost a person to book a single room on a per night average. Clearly, prices in 2001 will be different than in 2014, so I use an inflation calculator to adjust costs to today''s dollars.

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.

A New Look at Adult Learning

Future of Work

October 2013. The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”. -- Alvin Toffler. Reading, writing, and ''rithmetic aren’t enough anymore.

The Real Reasons You're a Terrible Leader

45 Things

If you’re in any kind of leadership position, chances are you don’t go into work every day telling yourself, “I’m going to be the worst boss I can possibly be. Today is a new day to truly suck as a leader!” Yet, somehow, your team believes that is exactly what you must be doing.

Is Your Comfortable Career Holding You Back?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. This morning I ran across this post from Jen Louden who is on a 19-day roadtrip to stay, as she puts it, "life-limber.".

Analytics Tops the Agenda at HR Tech

Bersin with Deloitte

I’m still recovering from last week’s HR Tech conference –what a whirlwind of great sessions and events. Not surprisingly, analytics was one of the hottest topics at the conference (I think the only way to avoid the words “Big Data” these days is to escape to a desert island.) Just about every vendor I met […]. HR Service Delivery Providers People Analytics

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.

Employee Engagement is not working even though it is about working

David Zinger

Engage: Go small, be good. Large scale programs, endless competencies, and 22 drivers of engagement are not the solution to our dis-ease with work and our chronic disengagement. Employees and organizations are weary of being cajoled and counseled to be great.

Why Employee Vacation Is Important To Your Business

CakeHR

In this stressful, goal-driven world we live in, it is often hard for employees to drag themselves away from their work commitments. In our current economic climate, many employees worry that their presence might not be missed, and in turn, that their employer will realise that they work just as efficiently without them. The post Why Employee Vacation Is Important To Your Business appeared first on CakeHR blog. HR Management Employee Vacation time off

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Space Planning: That Was Then, This is Now

Future of Work

Several years ago at one of our private client network gatherings Ed Nolan, then a senior real estate executive with Hewlett Packard, commented on how different (and difficult) space planning had become since he started his career many years ago.

The perfect storm of HR technology

Strategic HCM

I''ve had this article published in Computer Weekly. It''s meant for CIOs but if you''re a CHRO you may still find it interesting.

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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.

Moving Out of Your Comfort Zone

The Bamboo Project Blog

A career coaching client shared this fantastic video with me on moving out of your comfort zone. It very nicely highlights the key issues we face as we deal with taking risks.

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Analytics Tops the Agenda at HR Tech

Bersin with Deloitte

I’m still recovering from last week’s HR Tech conference –what a whirlwind of great sessions and events. Not surprisingly, analytics was one of the hottest topics at the conference (I think the only way to avoid the words “Big Data” these days is to escape to a desert island.). Just about every vendor I met had some type of analytics solution.

The We in Employee Engagement

David Zinger

We are all in employee engagement together. Peter Drucker on we: The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say “I.” ” And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say “I.” ” They don’t think “I.”

Improving Company Culture: How to Create an A+ Team

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 :00am. Improving Company Culture: How to Create an A+ Team By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.]. Want to hear the honest truth?

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.

Six Strategies for Enhancing Your Workplace

Future of Work

Note: I am just back from a very full week at IFMA''s World Workplace 2013 , in Philadelphia., where I reconnected with lots of long-time friends and made many new ones. Look for a series of reports and reflections over the next several days/weeks.

6 Secrets of High Employee Engagement At Wagepoint

TheHRBlog

Employee Engagement is a big deal at any company and everybody is trying to figure out the secret sauce to what makes it work so that employees are practically prancing around at work, humming happy tunes while being busy bees. Picture Sheldon & Penny making Penny Blossoms. Achieving this state of employee engagement nirvana is […]. Best HR Practices Employee Engagement How to Engage Employees Top Employee Engagement Experts

[Award] There’s still time to get recognized as best-in-class!

Achievers

Here’s the best decision you’ll make all week (at least we think so). It’s your last chance to get recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™! Your outstanding achievements in driving employee engagement have not gone unnoticed this year.

Analytics Tops the Agenda at HR Tech

Bersin with Deloitte

I’m still recovering from last week’s HR Tech conference –what a whirlwind of great sessions and events. Not surprisingly, analytics was one of the hottest topics at the conference (I think the only way to avoid the words “Big Data” these days is to escape to a desert island.). Just about every vendor I met had some type of analytics solution.

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.