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.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

“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

Sample Sales Incentive Program – Short Case Study

Kazoo

Sales leaders have lots of options when when it comes to researching the perfect sales incentive program. We recently summarized the experience of a Kazoo customer who uses our employee recognition and reward software as their primary incentive plan for over 300 employees. It’s a sample of many ways in which our customers integrate Kazoo into their day-to-day employee reward initiatives.

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.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

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

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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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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.

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.

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?

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

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.

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

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.”

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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.

The HR Reputation Killer: Poor Software Adoption

Peoplefluent

Monday, October 21, 2013 :00am. The HR Reputation Killer: Poor Software Adoption By Salvatore Giliberto. 57% of HR professionals plan to procure new software within the next 18 months, according to Bersin by Deloitte. That’s a lot of new software!

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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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.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.