April, 2012

Are On-line Discussion Forums Conversations?

Conversation Matters

Conversation is a topic I often present about. On those occasions I am frequently asked, “Do you consider on-line discussion forums conversation?” I usually fumble and hedge my answer.

The Hunger for Conversation

The Bamboo Project Blog

One of my current projects involves managing an online community of practice for professionals who help people with disabilities find employment. For the past year we've struggled to get folks engaged. Often it feels like I'm throwing information into a digital abyss. .

Prodigal Son: The Return of John L. Smith

True Faith HR

It was odd today (as a long-time Michigan State football fan) to read of Arkansas'' hire of John L. Smith, as their interim head football coach. Oy, this is painful.

New Research: BigData in HR as Huge Opportunity.

Josh Bersin

The topics of BigData in HR is white hot. This week we launched our BigData in HR research study, which describes precisely how world-class organizations build high performing talent analytics. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Measurement Workforce Planning bigdata Oracle SAP talent analytics

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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.

Network Like It's 1959

45 Things

In fashion, what's old is often new again. If you doubt it, just look at the styles coming out this spring: 1950s-style dresses for women and streamlined suits for men just like the characters in Mad Men. You may also want to heed another fashion from that era: in-person networking.

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Socially Unacceptable

NoExcusesHR

Social media is a powerful tool. It is changing how we communicate with each other ; it is changing how business gets done; and it is changing how repressed nations become free. In the final analysis social media is a force that can not, and should not be stopped.

Being Honest With Yourself and Starting from Where You Are

The Bamboo Project Blog

A post from Chris Brogan has me thinking this morning: . Jacqueline brought me iced coffee a few weeks ago, and I commented that it tasted especially delicious. She said, “I used two sugars instead of one or none, the way you usually say you like it.”

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Come Down: A Wish List for @SHRMTara

True Faith HR

The calendar is turning toward May, which means as a professor, the academic year is drawing to an end.

Why you should love your Virtual Workforce

Josh Bersin

Today’s workforce has changed tremendously. It’s younger, more specialized, looking for better work… and it’s virtual. By the year 2014, 47% of US workers will be under the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Corporate Culture Human Resources Talent Management Workforce Planning elance gigwalk odesk taskrabbit virtual workforce

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.

Infographic: How Your Spend Your Time at Work

45 Things

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What Splunk IPO Says about BigData in HR

Bersin with Deloitte

BigData is Big News. Splunk, a company that uses BigData technology to analyze huge amounts of customer and transaction data, just went public with a valuation at 28X revenue ($3.2 billion). This valuation trumps the hot companies in social networking: Jive trades at 20X revenue, Google trades at 5X revenue, and Facebook, well we'll see. […]. The post What Splunk IPO Says about BigData in HR appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

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How To Delegate Effectively?

TheHRBlog

The biggest limiting factor which hinders growth of successful young managers to middle management is their inability to delegate effectively. There are only so many working hours in a day and you can do only so much all alone. It’s time that you used the power of cloud computing by leveraging the resources available in your […].

Stop Asking the Wrong Questions

The Bamboo Project Blog

To me, the most energizing questions are those that involve people's values, hopes and ideals--questions that relate to something that's larger than them where they can connect and contribute.

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.

Warning Sign

True Faith HR

A couple of weeks ago , I explored the importance of sleep to creative problem solving. As important, if not more, is exercise. According to Gretchen Reynolds, in the April 18 New York Times , exercise helps to enhance creative thinking: Last year a team of researchers led by Justin S.

What the Splunk IPO Says about BigData in HR

Josh Bersin

BigData is Big News. Splunk, a company that uses BigData technology to analyze huge amounts of customer and transaction data, just went public with a valuation at 28X revenue ($3.2 billion). Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends HR Systems Talent Strategy ADP bigdata mercer Oracle Saba SAP splunk successfactors SumTotal taleo towers watson workday

I'm Dropping My Gloves

NoExcusesHR

I don''t speak for HR, and neither should you. Since when am I responsible for ALL of HR? -

IMPACT 2012 Quick Wrapup

Bersin with Deloitte

IMPACT 2012 was amazing this week. For those of you who couldn't make it, let me give you a few highlights: The conference theme was "Building Business Agility" – and throughout the conference more than 450 HR and L&D executives attended sessions on how to build global programs, drive employee engagement, create continuous learning programs, […]. The post IMPACT 2012 Quick Wrapup appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

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 Develop Your Charisma

45 Things

People known for their charisma must have been born with it — because if charisma could be learned everyone would have it, right? Olivia Fox Cabane says charisma can be learned, but many people don't understand how to go about it.

"Preying on Our Own Better Selves"

The Bamboo Project Blog

We hunger for inspiration, purpose, exhilaration — but mostly, we settle for lives of annihilating boredom, alternating with sheer panic.

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Ruminations on the Final Four and the Myth of Chicago Jerry

True Faith HR

Thanks to the graciousness of my good friend Kelly and the kind people at the CBS television network, I just returned from New Orleans where I attended my 11th Final Four in the last 15 years.

IMPACT 2012 Quick Wrapup

Josh Bersin

IMPACT 2012 was amazing this week. For those of you who couldn’t make it, let me give you a few highlights: The conference theme was “Building Business Agility” – and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Enterprise Learning Human Resources Talent Management Uncategorized bersininsights impact 2012 nbc research exchange

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.

Replica

NoExcusesHR

I love the idea of role models. People to look up to, admire, emulate. Many of us have them whether we realize it or not: family members , athletes , world leaders , those that stood up for humanity in the face of tyranny.my list could go on and on.

Invigorating Talent Pools: LinkedIn Talent Pipeline Ups The Ante For Candidate Management

Bersin with Deloitte

A decade ago, recruiters talked about creating talent pools: databases of people who had applied for positions within a company that were then archived and – in theory – there to be mined at a later date when positions for which the job seekers were qualified became available. It didn’t work. Recruiters never looked […]. The post Invigorating Talent Pools: LinkedIn Talent Pipeline Ups The Ante For Candidate Management appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Myth of Work-Life Balance

TheHRBlog

Work- Life Balance is one of the most debated topic in today’s world. Some believe that this is not being looked at holistically and may not be doable. Jack Welch, former GE CEO says that -“There’s no such thing as Work- Life Balance. There are work- life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.” […].

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Physician, Heal Thyself

The Bamboo Project Blog

For the past several months, I've been advising the clients I work with to use a career journal to record and explore their ideas about the work they are doing, what inspires and drives them and what they want to experiment with in their work lives. .

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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.