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.

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.

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.

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?”

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

June 2012 Newsletter

Future of Work

June 2012. I recently came across this insightful comment from a newly emboldened organizational activist: “I was sitting around complaining about our lousy manager, and I said ‘Why doesn’t Someone do something about it.’ And then I realized that I am Someone.”. Meaning? Don’t sit around complaining.

1963 (Revisited): Vendors and #SHRM12

True Faith HR

With the SHRM Annual Conference less than 2 weeks away, and sparked by this tweet from Ben Eubanks, I thought the timing was perfect to revisit this post from last year about the requests of vendors to meet. There are only slight modifications to reflect that its 2012.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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New research reveals the business case for employee recognition

Achievers

Do you understand the power and ROI of “thank you” in the workplace? The latest research from Bersin & Associates proves companies that say “thank you” to employees far outperform companies that do not.

Requiem for Wisconsin

True Faith HR

After 16 months of strife, and seemingly endless recall elections, the final vote was cast in Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker retained his position and can serve out the remainder of his term.

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.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

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!

Coalitions, Alliance, Social Media, and HR

True Faith HR

Today we have a special guest post from my beloved father, Gary Stollak.

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.

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

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.