September, 2011

Sign up for Career Clarity Camp--If You're Ready to Get Clear

The Bamboo Project Blog

I'm excited to announce that I'll be running a month-long Online Career Clarity Camp from October 10--November 7, 2011. . Who Should Participate? .

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3 WOWS: Social Media Engagement and Recognition

David Zinger

Social Recognition: Are you really social in your social media? Anemic connections. I am finding more and more people in social media are broadcasting updates but connecting very little.

The Agile Model comes to Management, Learning, and Human Resources

Josh Bersin

Over the last five years the business of software development has been totally transformed by the concepts of agile development. So is the business of Management and Human Resources. What is the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Corporate Culture Human Resources Performance Management Talent Management agile google i love rewards rypple Sybase

Some Distant Memory

True Faith HR

Working at a liberal arts college, it is hard not to escape discussion of the liberal arts or Western canon. Also sometimes described as Great Books, Mortimer Adler put together three criteria for a tome to be part of the group: 1.

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.

This Is How We Roll In Bavaria

Working Girl

In honor of Oktoberfest season here in Munich - and because I''ve been too busy to write anything new - I''ve decided to re-publish an excerpt from an article I wrote back in 2008 about what to expect at Oktoberfest.

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Are You Caught in Reflection?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Last week we looked at t he cycle of Act-->Reflect and I talked about how people can get so caught up in the Act phase that they never leave time for reflection.

Employee Engagement and the 3 Word Theme: Stop, Focus, and Finish

David Zinger

Do you have a 3 word theme for your work? History of the 3 word theme. I first heard of the 3 word theme from Chris Brogan. I have been using a 3 word theme for my work for 3 years and will be entering year four in 2012.

The Agile Model comes to Management, Learning, and Human Resources

Josh Bersin

Over the last five years the business of software development has been totally transformed by the concepts of agile development. So is the business of Management and Human Resources. What is the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Corporate Culture Human Resources Performance Management Talent Management agile google i love rewards rypple Sybase

#HREvolution - Its about the People

True Faith HR

In the Fall of 2009, I went to the first HREvolution in Louisville, KY not sure of what to expect. I had met only one attendee in person prior to the event. I had read many of the attendees blogs or seen them on Twitter, but my interaction was minimal. However, as an educator, I wanted to be sure that the information my students were receiving was as current and cutting edge as possible before they entered the workplace.

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 Fish that Got Away” Is Your Employment Application Process Keeping People On “The Line?”

ApplicantStack

As recruiters, we hire all types of individuals from entry-level to executives, interns to experienced professionals, internal employees and external applicants, and full-time to temporary workers.

4 Rude Networking Behaviors

45 Things

I'm one of those people who has written many times about the values of networking. It's good for your career, for your job search, for your personal brand, blah, blah, blah. For all I know, networking leads to better digestion and clearer skin. But one thing I'm really tired of is rude networkers.

Is Your Professional Development a "Cost" or an "Investment"?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Here's your question for the day. Do you see your ongoing professional development as a "cost of doing business" or as an "investment in your future"? If it's a cost, then it can be cut when times get lean.

Employee Engagement: A New Buzz on Engaged Branding Through Community Co-creation

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Honeybees offer a new handle for Starbucks.

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.

Update from TaleoWorld 2011: Talent Intelligence, Mobile, and LinkedIn Partnership

Josh Bersin

This week Taleo held their annual user conference and attracted more than 1,600 customers. As part of the event Taleo introduced two new product enhancements – one called Taleo Radar and the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems Talent Management linkedin successfactors taleo

Firing an Employee for Violating Company Rules

Insperity

In the case of performance-based termination, employees are typically given a 90 day notice to improve their performance. But a violation of company policy requires a different tactic. Unlike performance-based termination, severely violating the rules can call for immediate dismissal. Before you fire an employee for a rules violation, make sure your expectations were obvious to all employees from the start. All company policies should be posted and conveyed through training and/or a handbook.

How to develop an HR Scorecard

Strategic HCM

I’m just back from an HR measurement workshop in Barcelona. In this session, I explained to participants how to measure their HR and management strategies through an HR scorecard.

5 Ways to Sharpen Your Persuasive Skills

45 Things

Much of our time is spent trying to persuade others. We try to persuade a customer to try a new product. We try to persuade a colleague to lend his expertise to a project. We try to persuade our kids to eat broccoli and the dog not to eat the new carpet.

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.

Curing "Good Enough" Syndrome

The Bamboo Project Blog

In yesterday's post I described "good enough" syndrome. This is where we find that we're settling for many things in our lives that are OK, but not great. We are essentially making compromises in areas of our lives where we should be shooting for the stars.

How To Give Yourself A Salary Hike

TheHRBlog

It’s not really certain which way the economy is heading right now, and saving money from your salary may currently figure high on your priority list. It should, because it looks like the global economy may go through more frequent and deeper recession cycles over the next decade. This would mean that the regular yearly […]. Finances Lifestyle Tips Personal Finance Salary Issues Stress Big Bazaar employee Finance Tips Financial Problems Jappreet Sethi TV

Mobile Computing soon to Dominate HR Software Investments

Josh Bersin

Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Learning 2.0

Project Social: I Storyvite You Again!

Working Girl

I wrote a post back in July I Storyvite You about my initial experience using Storyvite , an online personal branding tool. The basic selling point of Storyvite is that it lets you present your ''profersonal'' story in a more inviting way than a traditional CV or LinkedIn profile.

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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.

5 Signs Your Company Is Paying Too Much for Health Care

Insperity

Group health insurance costs are skyrocketing all across the country. The average annual medical insurance premium for single coverage is $4,824, and $13,375 for family coverage, according to the Kaiser Foundation’s (KFF) 2009 Annual Survey of Employer Health Benefits. The report also shows that premiums have increased 5 percent from 2008. To save money, many small businesses feel forced to drop their company-sponsored health plans.

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5 Bad Twitter Habits

45 Things

I'll admit that when Twitter first started I thought it was a blast. I met lots of nice, cool people, who recommended great music, made me laugh and offered insights that made me stop and think. But lately I find myself not so intrigued.

Your Career Tools Limit Your Outcomes

The Bamboo Project Blog

I'm putting the finishing touches on a 28 Day Career Clarity Online Camp that I plan to run in October (more on that coming soon.) In doing this, I've realized that the career and professional development process I'm developing is one that dives deep and asks much of participants.

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How To Tackle A Difficult Boss

TheHRBlog

It’s a vexing problem for many – they like their job but just don’t seem to be able to get along with their boss. Obviously, the first impulse of many who have a difficult boss is to hand in their papers and search for another job. Is this always the best decision to take? 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.