October, 2011

It's Not You. It's Your Dysfunctional Workplace.

The Bamboo Project Blog

As the child of alcoholics, I grew up intimately acquainted with dysfunctional family dynamics and their impacts on me. I've spent a lifetime trying to overcome these effects, as a matter of fact. .

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Elephants of HR Software Enter the Talent Management Market

Josh Bersin

Over the last ten years or so the talent management software providers have had a party building up a $3 billion, fast-growing marketplace. Now, starting in 2011 and 2012, the elephants from the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems LMS, LCMS ADP bloomfire halogen Oracle Silkroad successfactors taleo the right thing wisetail

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The 10 Things Managers Must Do to Increase Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Employee Engagement for Managers. Here are the 10 things managers must do if they want to increase employee engagement. Achieve Results. Results. Engagement is more than a feeling, survey number, or a YouTube happy dance. We engage in actions directed towards results.

Employee Morale Eroding Like the Grand Canyon


Much like some soil erodes over time, the morale of some employees erodes over time. Chipping away at an employee''s morale can happen in a lot of ways. Each of your employees will respond to situations and communication differently.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

5 Things Your Colleagues Really Don't Want to Know

45 Things

People at work often socialize. Socializing at work is good for our health, studies reveal, and may even help us live longer. It's fun to talk Fantasy Football or the latest music or even why anyone cares what the Kardashians do.

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Want to Stay Stuck? Deny Reality

The Bamboo Project Blog

I've observed that when it comes to change of any kind--personal or professional--the impetus for action only comes when we are finally able to observe and accept the reality of our current situation.

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Moneyball comes to Human Resources: Data Science Matters

Josh Bersin

While you may not be a baseball fan, you have to admit that this movie (and book) is really all about Human Resources. Billy Beane learned that by using data shrewdly he could build a high-performing. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Human Resources Measurement Talent Management

Employee Engagement: Managers ARE Employees

David Zinger

We are connected. Managers are employees. It seems that the employee engagement field sometimes neglects or forgets to realize that managers are employees. We have statements constantly swirling around that people join organizations and leave managers.

Managers in the Danger Zone


There is a natural tendency on the part of some people to think that what they do is more important than what others do in an organization. Many of these people are simply egomaniacs who live in a fantasy world of sorts where they are in some way superior to everyone else.

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!

How to Turn a Part-Time Job Into a Full-Time Gig

45 Things

I think lot of the career "snobbiness" from the last decade is about gone. It used to be that taking a job at McDonald's was something to be joked about.

How Your Social Media Profiling Influences Employers


A lot of new generation companies are actually looking at the social media profiles of prospective employees and using these as a filter along with resume. Companies are especially interested in the recommendations and endorsements that candidates have on social media accounts like LinkedIn. A fair amount of recruitment today takes place through recruitment consultants, […].

7 Reasons Most Professionals Should Work for Themselves

The Bamboo Project Blog

Lately I've found myself counseling a number of professionals I know to give up the "permanent full-time employment" option (a myth, anyway) in favor of working for themselves. Some of the reasons are pretty obvious, but some are less so.

Succession Management at IBM, Contrasted with Apple and HP

Josh Bersin

Today Ginni Rometty was announced as the new CEO of IBM, marking a significant transition at IBM and celebrating the company’s first female top executive. This transition shows an example of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Corporate Culture Leadership Development Succession Management apple ginny rometti HP ibm

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

The 10 keys to help your managers manage employee engagement

David Zinger

How are you managing employee engagement? The challenge. Manager play a key role in employee engagement yet many managers are not getting the perspective, approaches, skills, and tactics to maximize engagement. Managing for engaging success.

The Value of Values at Workday


Folks at Workday have been thinking a lot lately about the secrets to high-performing organizations, mostly because of the successes of our own high-performing customers

Why Your Behavior Matters Now More Than Ever

45 Things

When I was in junior high, there were these things called "slam books." These were notebooks that were passed around anonymously with a different person's name on each page. On each page, you could write -- good or bad -- what you thought of that person and remain anonymous.

How To Tackle Financial Stress


Financial stress can adversely affect a persons’ psychological state. This negative psychological state has a tendency to percolate down to the affected person’s workplace and – in fact – into all social interactions. Surveys have shown that financial stress is among the root causes of decreased performance at work and a steady decline in physical […].

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global 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.

Positive Professional Development Tool: The Question Log

The Bamboo Project Blog

Professional development isn't just about the answers. It's also about questions. You can l earn a lot from the questions you ask. They can tell you about patterns in your work and in your thinking about your work. They can point you in new directions or show you where you may be feeling stagnant.

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Preview of HR Technology Conference 2011

Josh Bersin

Here it is the even of the HR Technology Conference - and we eagerly await dozens of news releases, product introductions, tweets, and announcements of exciting new technologies in the areas of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems LMS, LCMS

Employee Engagement and the “Tone at the Top”: Environment, Health, and Safety

David Zinger

How engaged are your employees in environment, health, and safety? Tucson environment health and safety. I am delighted to attend the NAEM Environmental Health and Safety Conference in Tucson this week.

The role of Recruitment in Integrated Talent Management

Strategic HCM

I’ve posted recently on ‘The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management’ which I’ve contributed a chapter to, and also more specifically on the contribution of learning & development within this integration.

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.

Time to Release Some Endorphins

45 Things

Last week I was very busy and pretty stressed. The cats were upset because I wouldn't rub their tummies when they made the request loud and clear through constant meowing (I threw my shoe in their general direction and they got miffed and left me alone).

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Tips On How To Choose The Right Business School


Choosing the right business school is a matter of extensive research. The time you spend doing this research is a very worthwhile investment, so do not take shortcuts. Most business students tend to choose the institute with the best reputation – in other words, ‘A’ grade institutes which have the highest ratings. In terms of […]. Business School Career Options Career Tips career Career Opportunities Decision Making Jappreet Sethi job

FREE "Exploring the Vision For Your Work" Webinars

The Bamboo Project Blog

. One of the best ways to explore your career vision is by using visual tools. Many of us have tried writing or thinking our way to something new, with limited results.

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How Do You Spell Morale?


Employee morale is not something to be taken lightly. According to the Harvard Management Update , in roughly 85% of companies, employees'' morale declines sharply after their first 6 months on the job and it continues to deteriorate for years afterward.

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.