September, 2011

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

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 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.

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.

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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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

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.

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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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.

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.

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

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.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

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

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Honeybees offer a new handle for Starbucks.

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

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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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.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

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

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.

The Manager-Employee Relationship

Reviewsnap

You have to wonder how managers who believe they can operate in a vacuum and treat their employees like second class citizens survive as long as they do in most organizations. Unfortunately there are a lot of managers who fit this description at least to some degree.

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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 […].

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Social Media: The Game Changer in Finding a Mentor in Today’s Workplace

Future of Work

Guest Post by Rene Petrin. Literature and anecdotal reports all indicate that having a mentor is one of the most critical strategies in building a successful career. But this leads to an important question: how do you find a mentor? Asking someone to be your mentor is often the most difficult step for those actively looking, which is why so many people fail to find a mentor. In the old days, you’d have to spend time getting to know people in your organization who might serve as a mentor.

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.

Small Silver Lining in August Jobs Data

Josh Bersin

This labor day weekend we learned that the US economy created no new jobs in August, resulting in a 2.2% drop in the stock market on Friday. After looking at the data in historic perspective, I want. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Human Resources

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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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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.