March, 2012

Are You Really THAT Busy?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Long hours. are often more about proving something to ourselves than actually getting stuff done. Jessica Stillman, Why Working More than 40 Hours a Week is Useless. Over the past few years, I've come to realize that I have about 8-9 hours of work in me per day. That's it.

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Have traditional Human Resources Practices Become Out of date?

Josh Bersin

In preparation for our IMPACT Annual Research Conference in April, I have been actively studying our research over the last year. What we have discovered (and I will be discussing this in detail in. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Human Resources

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When Software Companies Put People First

Bersin with Deloitte

Ultimate Software had its user conference this week in Las Vegas—attended by 1200 users representing various areas of HR and payroll management. Ultimate Software, best known for its SaaS solution Ultipro, delivers HR, payroll, and talent management solutions that are all organically built for seamless integration. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida and […]. The post When Software Companies Put People First appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

From Applicant to Recruiter: A New HR Professional’s Perspective

Peoplefluent

Monday, March 26, 2012 :00am. From Applicant to Recruiter: A New HR Professional’s Perspective By Gabriella Angiolillo. During my senior year at Vanderbilt University , especially the fall semester, I spent most of my time outside of classes engaging in the infamous “job search.”

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.

Arpil 19: Talking About Tomorrow

Future of Work

9 AM Pacific Standard Time. Free, but advance registration is required. We have scheduled the next "Talking About Tomorrow" conversation for Thursday, April 19, at 9 AM Pacific time. There is no charge to participate, but the conversation will be open only to the the first 15 people who register to participate. We limit the number of participants to ensure that we can have an active, meaningful conversation rather than a one-way “pontification.”.

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Taking Responsibility for What You Love

The Bamboo Project Blog

Rosetta Thurman has long been one of my favorite bloggers--I've been reading her blog since she began in 2007. Today she has a 5-year anniversary post (Congrats, Rosetta!) that really resonated for me.

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Saba Announces PeopleCloud and Acquisition of Human Concepts

Josh Bersin

This week Saba made two major announcements. First, the company introduced a bold new product offering, Saba PeopleCloud, an integrated new “work environment” which pulls together. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems Saba

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Another Stake in Ground for Blackboard: Two New Investments in the Open-source E-learning Market

Bersin with Deloitte

Blackboard’s statement of principles about open source says it is “committed to supporting the growth, development and use of open source technologies in education worldwide.” ” Blackboard also says it “expects to make significant contributions to the community to help ensure that open source options remain strong, reliable and sustainable for all.” ” To that end, Blackboard […].

TEDx Catch the Buzz: Employee Engagement and Engaging Honeybees, Really!

David Zinger

Here is my TEDxManitoba talk on the work I am doing with honeybees and the connections between honeybees and humans paired with engagement, organization, and community. This is very experimental and an example of thinking differently inside the hive.

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!

Randstat Inspires Future Leaders

Future of Work

I recently had a very stimulating conversation with Kristin Kelly, Vice President of Marketing for Randstat, the second-largest HR services firm in the United States. With so many workers today still finding it difficult to secure a job, it can be even more daunting for a young person to enter the working world. While some professional job openings are scarce, many industries, believe it or not, are actually having trouble finding the talent to fill open positions.

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No Gods, No Masters

NoExcusesHR

Consider these scenarios: An unpopular employee is in trouble => Do you follow your process; or, do you get more aggressive to try and justify firing them?

Meditations on Career Generosity

The Bamboo Project Blog

A blog post this morning by Walter McKenzie got me thinking about career behavior--more specifically do we approach people with a "what's in it for me?" mentality or do we look beyond transactions?

Why you should come to IMPACT on April 10-13…

Josh Bersin

We are all getting excited about our upcoming research conference IMPACT 2012: The Business of Talent®. There are seats left, but the conference will likely sell out (as it has in prior years), so. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems Talent Management Uncategorized bigdata impact

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.

Video Preview of IMPACT 2012 Speakers – Two Weeks Away!

Bersin with Deloitte

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iPad Inevitability and Mobile Applications for the Enterprise

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 :00am. iPad Inevitability and Mobile Applications for the Enterprise By Jim Bowley.

Measuring Office Space for the Agile Worker

Future of Work

by Bob Fox, Fox Architects and Workspace Design Magazine. This article appears in the March 2012 issue of Future of Work Agenda ). Is there only one metric? For as long as I can remember, the square footage of space has been the primary metric in the real estate and construction world. However, commercial offices today are evolving in the way they operate, incorporating the telecommuter, co-working, and sharing workspaces.

The Talent is Coming! The Talent is Coming!

NoExcusesHR

I’ve been reading a lot about the pending exodus of talent from every organization on the planet. Apparently at some undetermined mystical hour when the global economy improves just enough everyone is going to quit their jobs, or at least the majority will. Hmmm.

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.

How To Move When You Don't Know Where to Go

The Bamboo Project Blog

Long-time readers of this blog know that I am a fervent advocate of the "Act/Reflect" cycle of career and professional development. And I know that failure to deal with both sides of this equation is one of your surest routes to stuck. .

Cornerstone Acquires Sonar6: Talent Management for SMB

Josh Bersin

Today CornerstoneOnDemand announced the acquisition of Sonar6, an innovative small provider of highly graphical performance review and succession management tools for small businesses. An SMB. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems Human Resources Talent Management

Have Traditional Human Resources Practices Become Out of Date?

Bersin with Deloitte

In preparation for our IMPACT Annual Research Conference in April, I have been actively studying our research over the last year. What we have discovered (and I will be discussing this in detail in my keynote), is that today's business environment requires a complete rethink of many of the traditional practices of HR. Let me briefly […]. The post Have Traditional Human Resources Practices Become Out of Date? appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

5 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Career Coach

45 Things

Americans love a quick fix and I'm one of them. I never go anywhere without Super Glue. Break a nail? I zap it with Super Glue. The wheel falls off my office chair? Super Glue does the trick. But when it comes to fixing your career or finding a new job, the going can be a lot slower.

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.

March 2012 Newsletter

Future of Work

March 2012. It’s been a busy month. There’s a lot going on right now, so let me get right to it. First, I’m pleased to announce that our joint venture with Occupiers Journal Limited (OJL) is off and running. We have a new website ( [link] ) and our first real clients.

5 to 1

NoExcusesHR

Last week a group of bloggers were recognized for their contributions to making a difference in the world of Human Resources. The team over at FistfulofTalent rolled out an announcement that included a countdown from 5 to 1. I was quite humbled to be a part of that large group.

Changing Joyfully

The Bamboo Project Blog

Change is hard--or so we believe. But what if it isn't? What if we just make it that way because that's what we believe? . Yesterday I was reading this post by Megan Thom who writes about how burnt out she was in her work.

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Video of Speakers at IMPACT 2012: Only Ten Days Away

Josh Bersin

IMPACT 2012 is only ten days away. If you want to get excited, take a look at these five videos of some of our upcoming presenters. Only a few seats left, sign up now! David Kuhl Senior Vice. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Enterprise Learning Talent Management impact 2012

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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.