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. .

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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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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.

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.

NorthgateArinso Coins “BPaaS” to Position Its Solutions

Bersin with Deloitte

I know you will forgive me a literary allusion, as I was struck by a thought in NorthgateArinso’s well-organized analyst briefing in Boston last week. The allusion is to Pirandello’s play “Six Characters in Search of an Author” – a play in which the characters are seeking a playwright to create a theme to bind […]. The post NorthgateArinso Coins “BPaaS” to Position Its Solutions appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. HR Service Delivery Providers

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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 […].

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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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

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.

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!

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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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? -

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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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.

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.

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

Who Owns Contingent Labor in Your Organization?

Peoplefluent

Friday, April 6, 2012 :00am. Who Owns Contingent Labor in Your Organization? By Tom Tisdale. Driven by the economy, globalization and the need for organizations to be agile and save costs, the utilization of contingent workers is on the rise.

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.

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.

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

Employee Engagement and Anthropology: A Dialogue with Jasmine Gartner

David Zinger

An Engaging Dialogue on Anthropology and Employee Engagement. It was my pleasure to share a dialogue with Jasmine Gartner on employee engagement.

"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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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

Pay Equity and Big Data: Workforce Analysis with HR Software

Peoplefluent

Thursday, April 19, 2012 :00am. Pay Equity and Big Data: Workforce Analysis with HR Software By Jim Bowley.

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.

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.

Don't Be Fooled

NoExcusesHR

I hate looking foolish. No, that''s not strong enough.I loathe looking foolish. The reason I know this is that I''ve done it so many times, I''ve come to understand just how much it bothers me. How Are You Being Fooled? Have you convinced yourself you''ve figured it all out?

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Is Working 24/7 the New Normal?

45 Things

Achieving work/life balance has been credited with making workers more productive, more loyal and less stressed, and yet a recent survey from Harvard Business School shows that even global executives feel the need to be on the job 24/7.

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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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.