June, 2011

7 Dangerous Things Every Adult Should Do

The Bamboo Project Blog

On yesterday's post about creative anxiety and risk-taking, Holly McDonald left me an excellent link to an article on risk-taking at the Open Education blog, which, in turn, led me to Gever Tulley's TEDTalk on 5 Dangerous Things You Should Allow Your Child to Do. .

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Monster.com Launches BeKnown: Professional Social Networking for Facebook

Josh Bersin

Today Monster.com dropped the gauntlet and launched BeKnown, a new Facebook application that hopes to become the professional social network for Facebook users, and a vital new tool for recruiters, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Sourcing and Recruiting facebook linkedin monster.com

Budget Cuts Impacting Federal Training Organizations

Bersin with Deloitte

While many private sector companies are recovering from the recession, the public sector is in a downslide. The 2011 federal budget finalized in mid-April calls for over $30 billion in cuts, with expectations for even deeper cuts in 2012. To cope with these spending reductions, training organizations within federal agencies are implementing targeted reforms - reforms designed to achieve cost savings and to better target training investments to make the best use of limited dollars.

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True Faith HR

In 8 days, I will be flying out to Las Vegas for the 2011 SHRM Annual Conference.

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.

Enterprise Social Software Adoption: Now Available in Prescription Strength!

Transparent Office

When companies ask me how to deliver enterprise social software adoption, my advice is simple: Go to your local drugstore. I'm not kidding.

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The Power of Positive Priming

The Bamboo Project Blog

Intuitively I've always understood that when we think we are stupid, we are less likely to learn. I'm well aware that my struggles with math throughout my lifetime began with a 3rd grade teacher who was convinced that girls couldn't work with numbers.

Mobile Talent Management: PeopleclickAuthoria aka PeopleFluent Introduces iPad Solution

Josh Bersin

Talent Management software comes to the iPad: PeopleClickAuthoria (which just changed its name to PeopleFluent®) today released a preview of an iPad solution currently called Mobile Talent. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Uncategorized authoria ipad mobile talent management PeopleClick peoplefluent

Budget Cuts Impacting Federal Training Organizations

Bersin with Deloitte

While many private sector companies are recovering from the recession, the public sector is in a downslide. The 2011 federal budget finalized in mid-April calls for over $30 billion in cuts, with expectations for even deeper cuts in 2012. To cope with these spending reductions, training organizations within federal agencies are implementing targeted reforms - reforms designed to achieve cost savings and to better target training investments to make the best use of limited dollars.

Employees, Aging Parents and You

Working Girl

Guest post by Susan Avello If you are responsible for taking care of an elderly relative or friend, it will likely impact your health and your employer’s bottom line. Employees in the U.S.

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.

Branchout, BeKnown and the Bubble

Strategic HCM

I was fascinated by this debate taking place at the Economist recently – are we in a new tech (social media) bubble? There were some highly engaging exchanges, and a thought provoking result – over two thirds of the participants voted yes!

5 Ways to Develop New Job Leads

45 Things

"Tell everyone you know you're looking for work" is a common refrain from career experts to job seekers. So, the job seeker goes on Twitter or Facebook and says, "I'm looking for a job."

Positive Questions for Professional Development: Setting the Stage

The Bamboo Project Blog

This week I'm exploring how positive questions might transform our approaches to professional development.

Employment Paradox: Unemployment, Skills Gaps, Difficulty in Hiring

Josh Bersin

As the global economy slowly recovers, more and more employers tell us they are seeing an increasingly difficult talent environment ahead. As I discussed in my keynote at IMPACT (video available), Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Learning Culture Learning Programs manpower group siemens

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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.

Budget Cuts Impacting Federal Training Organizations

Bersin with Deloitte

While many private sector companies are recovering from the recession, the public sector is in a downslide. The 2011 federal budget finalized in mid-April calls for over $30 billion in cuts, with expectations for even deeper cuts in 2012. To cope with these spending reductions, training organizations within federal agencies are implementing targeted reforms - reforms designed to achieve cost savings and to better target training investments to make the best use of limited dollars.

Work / Life Balance, Graphic Design, Blogging and HR. Oh, My!

Working Girl

Guest post by Lyn Hoyt Laura Schroeder, my new Project Social partner, is fascinated by work-life balance and was curious about how I manage it all. I wonder sometimes myself. Is work balance all about “bringing home the bacon and frying it up in a pan?”

Here to Stay

True Faith HR

I watched the film Waiting for Superman with great expectations, and, not surprisingly, those expectations were not met. Directed by Davis Guggenheim (director of Al Gore''s An Inconvenient Truth and husband of actress Elizabeth Shue) , the documentary focuses on the failing U.S.

4 Ways to Ramp Down the Conflict at Work

45 Things

There's the guy who clips his fingernails at his desk. The woman who talks in a "kitty whitty" voice when she asks for a favor. Or the manager who takes his shoes off in a meeting and props his feet on the table. All people I have worked alongside.

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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.

The Power of Writing It Down

The Bamboo Project Blog

Long-time readers of my blog know that I'm an inveterate user and admirer of technology. I'm consistently drawn to its possibilities and have benefited tremendously from all that technology offers to us.

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From E-Learning to We-Learning – Lessons Learned

Josh Bersin

We have been conducting a series of workshops around the country on best-practices in corporate social learning, and the results have been really overwhelming. As I’ve discussed with many of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Content Development Enterprise Learning Learning 2.0 Learning On-Demand informal learning we-learning

Budget Cuts Impacting Federal Training Organizations

Bersin with Deloitte

While many private sector companies are recovering from the recession, the public sector is in a downslide. The 2011 federal budget finalized in mid-April calls for over $30 billion in cuts, with expectations for even deeper cuts in 2012. To cope with these spending reductions, training organizations within federal agencies are implementing targeted reforms - reforms designed to achieve cost savings and to better target training investments to make the best use of limited dollars.

A Career In An International Property Consultancy

TheHRBlog

A real estate consultant has the complex and responsibility-driven role of dealing with high-value property assets. Hence, a potent combination of technical know-how, market insight and ethical values are the cornerstones of a perfect real estate professional. In a market like India, this role compounds dramatically, since there is a huge amount of growth happening […]. Best HR Practices career career in real estate Career Options Career Tips India Jappreet Sethi real estate career

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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.

Rock Stars Need Not Apply

Working Girl

Some people love rock stars - Mark Zuckerberg, for example, thinks they’re 100 times better than everyone else. I myself think they''re about 3 times better and there are probably some people who think they''re 5 or 20 times better.

How to Get the Boss to Listen to You

45 Things

I'd like to say that because I've been in the communications business for a long time, I'm an expert communicator. But then, that wouldn't explain the responses I've gotten to some of my e-mails that state, "What are you talking about?" or the short-and-to-the-point: "HUH?"

Action vs. Activity

The Bamboo Project Blog

Over on his Learnstreaming blog, Dennis Callahan writes about the difference between signing up for social media and joining: . Having a social media account (e.g., Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin) doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve joined. It means you’ve signed up. It’s like signing up for the gym.

Taleo Acquires JobPartners – European Expansion a Priority

Josh Bersin

Today Taleo announced the acquisition of JobPartners, a small European provider of talent management software, for $38M in cash. JobPartners is a small (~100 employees, around $15M-17M in revenues). Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems Sourcing and Recruiting jobpartners taleo

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.