August, 2012

The Three Eras of Knowledge Management

Conversation Matters

In this video I describe the Three Eras of knowledge management that I have previously written about on this blog, Where Knowledge Management has Been and Where it is Going – Part One , Part Two , and Part Three.

3 Alternatives When "Follow Your Passions" Isn't Working

The Bamboo Project Blog

The most common career advice around is to "follow your passion." But for some people, this is easier said than done. They may have lost sight of their passions or they may have a bunch of them. Sometimes it's a matter of re-framing things.

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Forget Policies and Paperwork — the 5 Things Business Leaders Really Want From HR


Read beyond the headlines of any leading Human Resources or C-suite trade journal, and you’ll understand why talent has replaced technology to become the game changer for edging out competition in the 21 st century.

Why Recognition Will Be A Major Workplace Issue 10 Years From Now

True Faith HR

Yes, I''m channeling my inner Kreskin and making the prediction that employee recognition will be one of, if not THE major workplace issue in 2022. This: For over 30 years, Wreck-It Ralph has been doing the same job as the "bad guy" in a popular video game.

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.

How to Handle Your Career Stress

45 Things

Five years ago you may have laughed if someone told you that you would not only take on twice your current workload, but be happy about it – and be willing to take a pay cut.

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Workday files IPO as Oracle Fusion Builds Momentum

Bersin with Deloitte

This week Workday released its S-1 (IPO filing) and we also had a detailed briefing from Oracle on the company's progress with Fusion and Taleo. Workday's Progress Workday now has 325 customers and is already generating over $230M in runrate business, so the company has shown a tremendous momentum (YTY revenue growth around 100% over […]. The post Workday files IPO as Oracle Fusion Builds Momentum appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Reflections on Career Journaling for Professional Development

The Bamboo Project Blog

One of the best tools I've found for my own ongoing professional development is a career journal. I began journaling for professional purposes about 7 years ago when I bought an artist's sketchbook to maintain all of my ideas related to a particular project I was working on.

The 5 Hidden Land Mines of 360-degree Feedback


Venturing down the path of implementing a 360-degree feedback process for performance assessments or development purposes? Better detect the hidden land mines before charging ahead. The process you hope will bring added value to the business may erupt as a destroyer of employee engagement.

Pet Peeve #27 on How Television and Movies Portray the Workplace

True Faith HR

I like Aaron Sorkin shows and movies. I watched "The West Wing" and "Sports Night" regularly. I thought "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" was an interesting mistake. I enjoyed the script for "The Social Network."


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.

Can Your Career Survive a Political Discussion?

45 Things

I don't think I've ever worked anywhere that people didn't talk about politics. Of course, my jobs have always involved the news business, so that's pretty natural. But I know that for some people, discussing politics at work can be uncomfortable. Still, is there any way to avoid it?

I'm Hiring.Can You Recruit?


I''m in one of those bittersweet moments as a leader. One of my team members is transitioning back into a clinical role to provide care for some of our most fragile patients.

When Sally met Harry – No wait, That’s IBM and Kenexa.

Bersin with Deloitte

(Read Josh Bersin's post on the Kenexa-IBM Deal Here.) Should I worry? That's what our members often ask after their software vendor gets acquired by a larger company. The good news is probably not. Vendors are fond of customers and want to keep them, whether or not they keep them on the original products for […]. The post When Sally met Harry – No wait, That’s IBM and Kenexa. appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

I Want Your Stories!

The Bamboo Project Blog

One of the ways that I think we learn best is when we hear the stories of other people's career experiences. When we're in the middle of figuring out our own next moves, it can be helpful to see that someone has made a successful transition and how they did it. .

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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.

Your Smart Goals Aren’t Smart Enough — 3 Ways Your Goals Can Be the SMART-EST


Maybe your company has identified and communicated the high-level strategic and operational targets that are critical to achieving its long-term performance goals.

It's My Birthday Next Week and Here's My Wish

True Faith HR

It''s my birthday next Tuesday, and I''ll be celebrating with a good burger and watching the Cubs and Brewers battle for 4th place at Miller Park. Given I am in my forties, I pretty much have most of my material wishes satisfied. So, here''s what I wish for: 1.

Failure is an opinion not Reality – Story of 360 million web hits -Susan Boyle


How long can you dance to someone else’s tune, it’s time that you try dancing to your own tune. Go through the records of most successful people and you would see a common thread; all of them were branded as failures at one or another time in their life’s journey. They could have sulked, cried […].

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Why Workday Is Different by Design, and Why It Matters


At Workday, a large part of my time is spent explaining how we are different by design. There is a long list of points we make to describe our different approach, but at the core the main difference between Workday and traditional enterprise applications is how we’ve made the object model the core of our architecture

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.

Getting to the Better Mousetrap in Employee Hiring

Bersin with Deloitte

When was the last time you looked carefully at your hiring management processes? Have they changed to accommodate the highly social, electronic world your candidates live in today? Many companies we talk to basically follow the same procedures since – well, perhaps since the industrial revolution – and often fail to recognize where processes can […]. The post Getting to the Better Mousetrap in Employee Hiring appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Where Do You Find Career Inspiration?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Allison Jones has a great blog post today on places where she finds career inspiration. She says: When it comes to career advice, it is very easy to focus on tactics: how to write a resume ; how to use social media to find a job ; how to network.

Employee Engagement Dialogue: Sybil Stershic and David Zinger

David Zinger

A conversation about employee engagement and nonprofits. Employee Engagement Dialogue on Nonprofits with Sybil Stershic and David Zinger from David Zinger on Vimeo. David Zinger : Hi, my name is David Zinger and I want to welcome you to an employee engagement dialogue.

The Unasked Questions on Welfare Reform

True Faith HR

One of the major issues over the last month of the Presidential campaign is the notion of welfare reform. Earlier this year, after demands from a number of Republican senators, Obama gave states more flexibility to find ways to get individuals off government assistance into jobs. His administration in July issued a letter to state governments saying that the Department of Health and Human Services would consider requests from states to experiment with new ways to fulfill the work requirements.

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.

Neil Armstrong – 5 Lessons From His Life


“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for Mankind.” Neil Armstrong has finished his current inning on Earth for the time being; he is and will remain a legend for generations to come. How did the small boy from Wapakoneta, Ohio make it big in life? Neil Armstrong was born on August […]. Accepting Oneself Self-Improvement Success Apollo 11 Armstrong Career Tips HR HR Blog Human resources Janet Shearon Jappreet Sethi Korean War NASA Neil Armstrong Space Foundation

I Fall to Pieces


Pride is the ultimate double-edged sword. It helps us stay strong in the face of adversity, and it sends us right to the bottom of the pit when we cling too tightly. What an odd combination. One moment we rejoice at the end of a long project that launches successfully.

Why IBM Acquired Kenexa

Bersin with Deloitte

Ever play a game of musical chairs? Well in the HR and talent management market, the number of chairs is starting to get smaller, so everyone is grabbing for a seat. Today IBM announced the acquisition of Kenexa for $1.3 billion (42% premium to the company's closing price last week). Kenexa is a consulting, content, […]. The post Why IBM Acquired Kenexa appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Learning from Experience: Jay Cross Discusses His "New Muse"

The Bamboo Project Blog

Jay Cross, one of my favorite learning experts, announced on his blog last week that he has a "new muse": . For the better part of forty years, my work has focused on adult learning. I’ve strived to make learning at work more effective, relevant, enjoyable, and cost-effective.

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.