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

Reviewsnap

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.

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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COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

Finding Hidden Treasures – Mining for Employee Competencies

Effortless HR

Do you really know what your employee brings to the workplace? Oh, you may know that they have the knowledge and skills needed to get the job done in an effective and efficient manner. But, do you know the “soft” skills or attributes they bring that could be just as important as the “hard” skills they offer. What are competencies? They could be a personal trait or an observable aspect of performance.

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I'm Hiring.Can You Recruit?

NoExcusesHR

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.

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

Reviewsnap

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.

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?

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

How to Handle Panel Interviews

TheHRBlog

As if a one-on-one interview wasn’t stressful enough …. there is the dreaded Panel Interview! If the thought of facing a panel of interviews sends you into a tailspin, you are not alone. Panel interviews are most commonly used for government positions within Australia. The panel is made up of representatives from different business units […].

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 Fall to Pieces

NoExcusesHR

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.

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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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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

Reviewsnap

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

Why Workday Is Different by Design, and Why It Matters

Workday

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

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

TheHRBlog

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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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.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Encouragement Before Engagement

NoExcusesHR

The human resources community seems to be obsessed with employee engagement. I count myself among this group. I want the people who work for my organization to feel connected, to believe in the mission, and to demonstrate that commitment in their work.

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.

How to Build Rapport With Anyone

45 Things

I'm one of those people that loves to sit and people watch. Give me a nice, cold Diet Dr. Pepper and put me in a shopping mall or airport terminal, and I'm perfectly happy to find a nice seat and do nothing but watch people go by.

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.

How To Handle One-on-One Interviews?

TheHRBlog

These are by far the most popular style of interview. You meet one-on-one with a representative of the company, more often than not, the manager you will be reporting to, or, in some cases, a representative from the HR department. If you reach this stage of being offered an interview you more than likely have […].

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.

Don't Waste Another Day

NoExcusesHR

The end of a long and busy week! Time to kick back and relax! It''s all about finding some " me time " this weekend! Or maybe not.

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.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.