June, 2012

Your Career is a Jungle Gym, Not a Ladder

The Bamboo Project Blog

look for opportunities, look for growth, look for impact, look for mission. Move sideways, move down, move on, move off. Build your skills, not your resume. Evaluate what you can do, not the title they're going to give you. Do real work. Take a sales quota, a line role, an ops job.

A Knowledge Management Strategy for Non-Profits Working in Developing Countries

Conversation Matters

I recently conducted a study of eleven non-profits to find out how knowledge management (KM) was being implemented in developing countries. In this article I have 1) outlined the findings from that study, and 2) developed a knowledge management strategy based on the findings.

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Bersin Launches New Recognition Research: A Hidden Secret to Talent Management

Josh Bersin

I’m excited to announce that this week we launched our Employee Recognition research, a program we started early last year. As I’m sure you know, organizations around the world are. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

MY REVIEW OF MY MANAGER WILL JUST SIT IN HIS (OR HER) DESK DRAWER

Reviewsnap

“And I Should Give You My Feedback Why, Exactly?” OK, OK. We know you get it. You’ve heard it from speakers on the talent management circuit long enough. You’ve read it in enough academic blog posts and best-practice-type white papers.

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.

7 Ways to Make the Most of an Internship

45 Things

By now, many college interns have started their summer gigs. Eager, bright-eyed and bushy tailed, they're ready to tackle the problems of the world, to impress their employers so much that job offers are tendered before the third week of their programs.

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Managing Your Career When You Have More than One

The Bamboo Project Blog

One of the hardest questions for me to answer is "what do you do for a living?" Unlike most people I know, I don't have one, simple bite-sized nugget to describe what I do. Depending on who you are, I might tell you that I do one or more of the following: .

How to Hold a Retreat or Meeting Where New Thinking Emerges

Conversation Matters

I attended a meeting a number of years ago that has remained in my mind as the ideal meeting where new thinking can emerge. I want to describe that meeting and then tease out the design characteristics that led to such memorable results.

Bersin Launches New Recognition Research: A Hidden Secret to Talent Management

Josh Bersin

I’m excited to announce that this week we launched our Employee Recognition research, a program we started early last year. As I’m sure you know, organizations around the world are. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

HONEST FEEDBACK ABOUT MY MANAGER

Reviewsnap

"Come, Give Me Your Feedback" You have a pretty solid relationship with your boss. Even so, why does it feel like an invitation to jump aboard the Terror Train when he asks, “So, how am I doing?”

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!

Making Sense of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics)

Bersin with Deloitte

I'm going to start a series of blogs on the topic of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics). In this installment I want to help you make some sense about what is going on. This is a preview of some of the topics I will be discussing on next week's webinar on BigData in HR (Tuesday […]. The post Making Sense of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics) appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

6 Ways to Become a More Independent Thinker at Work

45 Things

One of the reasons I went into journalism was because I didn't want to rely on someone else to tell me the facts of a situation. I wanted to find them out for myself. Yet things have changed since I entered the media industry.

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Become Your Own "Job Creator"

The Bamboo Project Blog

Earlier this week I referenced an excellent article by Jeff Dyer and Hal Gregersen, Find a Job Using Disruptive Innovation. Their first piece of advice was to ask more and different questions.

June Leadership Development Carnival!!

Working Girl

I''m pleased and proud to present June''s Leadership Development Carnival here at Working Girl. Below you''ll find a fabulous line up with all your favorite leadership gurus!

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.

The Power of Pinterest

Josh Bersin

Am I a girl? I love Pinterest. Whenever a new website enters the market I try to figure it out. It took me a while to figure out Twitter, and I still don’t like Facebook (I dont like sharing. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Learning 2.0

How To Crack HR Interview – Using STAR Model

TheHRBlog

Using the STAR method is one of the most effective ways of getting your message across to potential employers whether in your resume or at interview. Applied correctly the STAR method can significantly improve your job search. It works! The STAR acronym stands for: Situation Task Action Result Following the STAR technique enables you to […].

Will Low-Cost, Online Universities Transform Corporate Learning?

Bersin with Deloitte

In the mainstream and business press, there has been a lot of recent buzz about low-cost, online universities. But I've seen surprisingly little buzz coming from the corporate learning community, aside from one good report from the European Learning Industry Group (ELIG). So I took special notice when Chief Learning Officer ran a short piece […]. The post Will Low-Cost, Online Universities Transform Corporate Learning? appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

How to Avoid Unethical Behavior on the Job

45 Things

The image most of us have had of the U.S. Secret Service is one of stern-looking agents, whispering into their shirt cuffs and ready to throw their bodies in front of the president or other important officials to protect them from harm.

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

Is Your Fear Sapping Your Passion?

The Bamboo Project Blog

This morning I'm re-reading Steven Pressfield's Do the Work. It's become a go-to-book when I need to remind myself how to start creative projects and move through the massive resistance I face whenever I want to bring something to life. .

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I’M ONLY A COG IN THE MACHINE; MY THOUGHTS DON’T MATTER

Reviewsnap

“You Are Not a Cog in the Machine” Monday morning. You show up for work right on time. The deadlines and projects from last week apparently reproduced on their own over the weekend. It’s early, and the cortex of your brain hasn’t achieved maximum velocity quite yet.

The Power of Pinterest

Josh Bersin

Am I a girl? I love Pinterest. Whenever a new website enters the market I try to figure it out. It took me a while to figure out Twitter, and I still don’t like Facebook (I dont like sharing. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Learning 2.0 facebook pinterest twitter visual thinking

Engage A Live Hive Today (Wednesday June 27- from 9 to 10 CDT)

David Zinger

Think Different Inside the Hive. Engage the connection between social media and a living social beehive. Today between 9 and 10 CDT, I will be putting a computer live inside a beehive. The hive is located near Starbuck Manitoba and belongs to an extraordinary beekeeper, Phil Veldhuis.

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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.

SuccessFactors Unfurls its Sails at SuccessConnect

Bersin with Deloitte

With a 100+ day head start over their arch rivals at Oracle-Taleo, it was with great interest that our team spent the past few days with the SuccessFactors/SAP team at their user’s conference event in San Francisco. What we heard reinforced the themes we saw a few weeks ago at SAP’s user conference in Florida: […]. The post SuccessFactors Unfurls its Sails at SuccessConnect appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. HR Service Delivery Providers Talent & PM Providers

This is Your Brain on Information Overload

45 Things

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Quit Looking for Answers. Start Managing Your Career with Better Questions

The Bamboo Project Blog

One thing I've noticed in my 15+ years of helping people figure out what they want to be when they grow up is how uncomfortable we are with questions.

Sometimes We Just Don't Realize

NoExcusesHR

I get fired up about Human Resources work. Not because I''m supposed to.and not because it''s my job.but because it matters. Doing HR well can actually make a difference.

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.