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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Breakdown

True Faith HR

One of the major themes of last week''s Transform HR Conference was wellness. With health care costs continuing to rise, employers are looking for new and innovative ways to serve their employees while looking out for their bottom line.

Have traditional Human Resources Practices Become Out of date?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

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.

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.

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.”

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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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King for a Day

True Faith HR

The University of Illinois Men''s Basketball program has a long, storied, and successful history with 17 Big Ten championships and 5 trips to the NCAA Final Four, and one national championship (in 1915, though). Unfortunately, U of I basketball has fallen on some hard times.

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 […].

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.

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.

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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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?

Like No Other

True Faith HR

I just returned from Las Vegas where I spent 4 days watching the NCAA Men''s Basketball Tournament at one of their fine sports books.

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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.

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

Video Preview of IMPACT 2012 Speakers – Two Weeks Away!

Bersin with Deloitte

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Man In The Corner Shop

NoExcusesHR

Do we ever notice the people around us as we walk by in our fast-walking-never-enough-hours-in-the-day corporate lives?

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.

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.

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. .

Haze

True Faith HR

Its mid-March.one of my favorite times of the year. It means the Men''s Division I NCAA basketball tournament, aka "March Madness" is about to begin. As a graduate of Michigan State University, how could I not love it?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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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Flicker

True Faith HR

The state of Wisconsin has seen some tumultuous times with the election of Scott Walker as Governor, and the subsequent effective end of collective bargaining for most state employees.

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.