August, 2009

"Fill the Gap": A Flickr Learning Activity?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Through a really excellent article about how the Smithsonian is embracing social media, I ran across their "Fill the Gap" project, in which they used Flickr to engage the public in finding a piece of art from their collection to "fill the gap" to be left by a painting that will go into storage.

Enterprise 2.0: Skip the Pilot

Transparent Office

Get out your pitchforks, I'm about to commit Enterprise 2.0 heresy. There's an orthodoxy in Enterprise 2.0 circles about how you're supposed to run an implementation.

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Talent Management Software Market shows Signs of Life

Josh Bersin

Even in this year’s terrible economy, the Talent Management Software market continues to show signs of life. We estimate this important market will reach around $2.4 Billion by the end of 2009. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Offer Up A More Robust Statistical Dashboard

Reviewsnap

We are very excited to announce that we will be offering a more robust statistical dashboard in ReviewSNAP. The estimated date of completion is September 4th.

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.

We All Stand

True Faith HR

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Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose

The Bamboo Project Blog

An interesting post over on Presentation Zen about Dan Pink's TED Talk on motivation, that Garr summarizes nicely: We don't need sweeter carrots and sharper sticks, Dan says. We need a whole new approach, an approach that puts more stock in intrinsic motivation.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: What Can We Learn From the Bad Job.

45 Things

What Can We Learn From the Bad Job Market? An article in today's Wall Street Journal talked about the cycle of "boom and bust" and what we can learn from it in today's economy. And just for the record, I never invested in more than two

How “SaaS-y” is your HR software vendor? What does SaaS mean to you?

Josh Bersin

The term SaaS (Software as a Service) has become a hot topic among HR and L&D software providers. In fact, many of the HR software buyers use stories about their “SaaS-iness&# as. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Riddle Me This and Win a Free Annual Subscription!

Reviewsnap

Riddle me this, riddle me that and you can win an annual subscription! ReviewSNAP will be giving away one free first year subscription in our quarterly Twitter contest. The contest will start on Monday, August 1oth at Noon CST.

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.

The Village

True Faith HR

As an educator and advisor to a SHRM student chapter, I am always looking for excellent resources that will help my students prepare for the workplace and their career. With that in mind, "Rock the PHR HR Certification Handbook" is a welcome addition to that pool of resources.

The Future of the Job Market is Not What You Might Think

Future of Work

Just found out about a good article in The Futurist magazine about the future of the job market. In the current economy we’re all concerned about creating enough jobs to get back to something resembling full employment. But given the demographics of the work force, employers who think long term may have a very different challenge ahead of them. This isn’t new news, but it does serve as an important reminder: ignore demographics at your peril.

Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose

The Bamboo Project Blog

An interesting post over on Presentation Zen about Dan Pink's TED Talk on motivation, that Garr summarizes nicely: We don't need sweeter carrots and sharper sticks, Dan says. We need a whole new approach, an approach that puts more stock in intrinsic motivation.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Has Workplace Loyalty Gone to the Dogs?

45 Things

Loyalty in the workplace isn't something you hear much about these days. Employees are bruised and battered (at least psychologically and financially) by companies who have sacked them, forced them to take unpaid leave and slashed

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.

Are Customers Satisfied with Talent Management Software? Find out.

Josh Bersin

As the talent management software industry continues to grow and mature, it is time to ask some critical questions. How well do these systems really work? How well do they drive value? Do they meet. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Do Your Core Business Well

Reviewsnap

When a business is initially successful, it is generally in one type of business. That success often leads owners and managers to begin thinking they can make any business successful. They start thinking about diversifying into other types of businesses. The reverse of this is when a business is struggling and the owner or manager believes that the only way to achieve success is to diversify.

Age of Consent

True Faith HR

On Wednesday and Thursday, I will be attending the WI SHRM State Leadership Conference at the Hotel Mead in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. I will be responsible for conducting a breakout session involving two SHRM core leadership areas - Workforce Readiness and College Relations. In mid-July, the Conference Board, in conjunction with SHRM, ASTD, and Corporate Voices for Working Families, released a research report entitled, " The Ill-Prepared U.S.

Changing Diapers

Evil HR Lady

Since my "official" title here in Switzerland is "Hausfrau" (really, it's on my paperwork!), I thought I'd comment on that ever so fun task of changing stinky diapers. First of all, I'd like to express my love and appreciation to the designers, scientists, engineers (diaper engineer, if there is such a thing), and marketers who created the modern disposable diaper.

ATS 50

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.

Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose

The Bamboo Project Blog

An interesting post over on Presentation Zen about Dan Pink's TED Talk on motivation, that Garr summarizes nicely: We don't need sweeter carrots and sharper sticks, Dan says. We need a whole new approach, an approach that puts more stock in intrinsic motivation.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Twitter Tips for Job Seekers

45 Things

I think most job seekers have gotten the word that they need to integrate social media into their search efforts, but I'm getting a bit alarmed at what some of them are Twittering. I'm eating a baloney sandwich

Why Values and Philosophy Matter: How AAA Competes with Google

Josh Bersin

This week I had a series of conversations with some top talent acquisition leaders at several major companies about their programs and strategies over the last year. In each case they discussed the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

ReviewSNAP Partners with Personnel Management Systems, Inc. to Provide Web-based Performance Management System

Reviewsnap

ReviewSNAP™ and Personnel Management Systems, Inc. PMSI) announced today that they have signed an exclusive agreement to offer and deliver ReviewSNAP’s performance management system to PMSI clients. PMSI, one of the leading providers of human resource management services, conducted an extensive search for a robust Web-based performance management system and selected ReviewSNAP from among several companies. “We

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.

"Fill the Gap": A Flickr Learning Activity?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Through a really excellent article about how the Smithsonian is embracing social media, I ran across their "Fill the Gap" project, in which they used Flickr to engage the public in finding a piece of art from their collection to "fill the gap" to be left by a painting that will go into storage.

"Fill the Gap": A Flickr Learning Activity?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Through a really excellent article about how the Smithsonian is embracing social media, I ran across their "Fill the Gap" project, in which they used Flickr to engage the public in finding a piece of art from their collection to "fill the gap" to be left by a painting that will go into storage.

Some Links for the Day

The Bamboo Project Blog

Recession-Proof Graduate View more documents from choehn. I'm on my way out the door to do a 2.5 day social media training session for staff at Centers for Independent Living. My blogging has been so sporadic of late, though, I felt like I needed to do a post before I go. So some links that have been hanging out in my "blogthis" tag on Delicious: Is 15 Minutes the New Hour of Corporate Training? Personally I'm hoping that Clark Aldrich is wrong with this one.

Some Links for the Day

The Bamboo Project Blog

Recession-Proof Graduate View more documents from choehn. I'm on my way out the door to do a 2.5 day social media training session for staff at Centers for Independent Living. My blogging has been so sporadic of late, though, I felt like I needed to do a post before I go. So some links that have been hanging out in my "blogthis" tag on Delicious: Is 15 Minutes the New Hour of Corporate Training? Personally I'm hoping that Clark Aldrich is wrong with this one.

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.