September, 2013

What's On Your "Stop Doing" List?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. So many people I talk to are overwhelmed. Overwhelmed by choices, by information, by an endless stream of "shoulds" and "coulds." We can get caught up in this fire hydrant spray, finding it difficult to get our bearings. .

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Employee Engagement: Why Good is Good Enough

David Zinger

The Blasphemy of GREAT WORK. Mountains should be climbed with as little effort as possible and without desire. The reality of your own nature should determine the speed. If you become restless, speed up. If you become winded, slow down.

Monitoring Employees? Big Data? The NBA Has You Beat

True Faith HR

Watching the number of keystrokes your data entry operator makes? Scouring Foursquare or Facebook place check-ins to see if employees are honestly missing work? Well, the NBA is taking employee monitoring to a whole new level.

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Don't Be Stupid

NoExcusesHR

I recently saw a post about our insane tendency to push ourselves to achieve stretch goals and to over commit in our jobs; while at the same time being sure to only take on what we can handle in our personal lives ( most of the time.) Genius.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Five Advantages of Automated Scheduling for Employee Reviews

Reviewsnap

Employee reviews can be cumbersome. In some cases, they take time away from daily tasks and can be stressful for both managers and employees. As a result, they often get pushed aside in favor of handling a big project or conflicts with vacation time.

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What's On Your "Someday" List and How Long Has it Been Lingering There?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Found an interesting article on Fast Company this morning about how the team at productivity app Any.do analyzed what happened with people''s "Someday" tasks on their To Do lists: Regardless of the task Any.do

Employee Engagement: My 3 Word Theme – Spark Grow Write

David Zinger

Three Word Theme for 2013/2014: Spark, Grow, Write. History of the 3-word theme. I first heard of the 3 word theme from Chris Brogan. I have been using a 3-word theme for my work for five years and will be entering year six this month.

Labor Day and the NFL

True Faith HR

Its tough to be a NFL player this time of year. Teams must reduce their rosters to a limit of 53 players. Those individuals who made it through training camp and 4 preseason games may have found themselves looking for work. The 2006 Heisman Trophy winner, Tim Tebow, is unemployed.

Employer adds yoga, dance and fun to retain workers

45 Things

Often the little things can make a difference in how an employee feels about a workplace. Maybe the boss ensures that you get your favorite color of nail polish at holiday time. Maybe you can bring your dog to work. Or, maybe the culture asks you to do kind things for other people.

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.

Reviewsnap Will Launch First Performance Management Mobile Application at the HR Technology Conference

Reviewsnap

Reviewsnap , the leading cloud-based performance management software solution, is pleased to announce that it will unveil its new performance management mobile application at this year''s HR Technology Conference on October 7th and 8th in Las Vegas.

America’s Cup and HCM at Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Bersin with Deloitte

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 has brought a small city of attendees to downtown San Francisco—60,000 attendees are here for a week of new product introduction and the sharing of learning experiences. (I I admit that the enormity of supplying 60,000 fresh boxed lunches each day was not lost on me as just on indication of the preparation […]. Talent Acquisition Providers

Have You Found Your Sacred Dance?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. I''m currently re-reading a book I bought a few years ago, Soulcraft: Crossing into the Boundaries of Nature and Psyche by Bill Plotkin. It''s a beautiful piece of work that I highly recommend for those who want to go very deeply into their life''s purpose and personal development. .

Employee Engagement: One Friday Factoid #35

David Zinger

Money Matters. Annual net income for the top 25% organizations on engagement is about 2 times more than for the bottom 25% organizations on engagement. Kenexa). Employee engagement make an income difference so lets stop with the engagement talk and get busy engaging.

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.

September #SHRMChat on College Relations

True Faith HR

With September in full swing, it means a return to campus for students. And, for some, it means getting ready for year with their SHRM student chapter. Student leaders are perusing their 2013-2014 Student Chapter Merit Award planning guide in an effort to not only provide quality programming and services to interested students, but to earn recognition for their efforts as well.

Can't

NoExcusesHR

I woke up thinking I can''t. I went to work thinking I can''t. I sat in a meeting thinking I can''t. I met with an employee thinking I can''t. I wanted to eat healthier but thought I can''t. I started to exercise but thought I can''t. I wanted to try social media but thought I can''t.

Ceridian: “Being recognized as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ is a jewel in our crown”

Achievers

As Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer of Ceridian, John Cardella wants to see his company become the #1 human capital management provider in the world—and he has a plan to make it happen.

America”s Cup and HCM at Oracle OpenWorld2013

Bersin with Deloitte

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 has brought a small city of attendees to downtown San Francisco—60,000 attendees are here for a week of new product introduction and the sharing of learning experiences. (I I admit that the enormity of supplying 60,000 fresh boxed lunches each day was not lost on me as just on indication of the preparation […]. Talent Acquisition Providers

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.

The Fine Line Between Creating and Allowing

The Bamboo Project Blog

. In work, as in life, there''s a fine line between creating and allowing. . I''ve seen a lot of people (myself included) put a lot of effort into pushing for things to happen. We look around to see what actions we should take, what more should we DO to move toward what we want. .

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Choosing to Commit

Future of Work

Every September I find it hard to believe that summer is over. I know, I know; it''s not technically over until September 22, but in North America it''s already back-to-school time, Labor Day is behind us, and most of us are back from summer vacation. Psychologically we''re all ramping up for Fall.

Employee Engagement Needs to Be Small, Simple, Strong, Significant, and Sustainable

David Zinger

A 59th Birthday Proclamation. Today, is my 59th birthday. I intend to devote sixteen more years, until I turn 75, to enhancing and increasing employee engagement and work engagement around the globe for the benefit of all. Together, let’s make sure that work will work for all of us!

The HR Skills Gap

NoExcusesHR

I really love human resources work. You should too. What other profession deals with the most challenging human behavior?

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.

The ONLY Excuse for Poor Internal Communication

Peoplefluent

Monday, September 16, 2013 :00am. The ONLY Excuse for Poor Internal Communication By Robin Schooling. Today’s guest blog post is from Robin Schooling, HR Leader with over 25 years experience and avid blogger.]

HR and Talent Software Vendors Get Into…. Data Management

Bersin with Deloitte

Over the last few weeks we've been briefed on a whole series of announcements from HR software vendors focused on the somewhat arcane and technical area of "data management." " In this blog I'll highlight a few of these major announcements and give you a sense of why this is going on. With the HR Technology […]. HR Service Delivery Providers People Analytics

On the Power of Mentoring

The Bamboo Project Blog

few months ago, I met a young woman at a networking group with whom I immediately "vibed." She has a ton of energy, great ideas and insight and I really enjoyed talking with her. She''s in the process of starting her own business and so picked my brain about how I do things at The Bamboo Project.

How To Increase Your Productivity

TheHRBlog

There are many exotic answers on how do you increase your productivity? The secret to increasing productivity is to replace unimportant tasks with valuable ones. That’s according to London Business School professor Julian Birkinshaw and PA Consulting Group productivity expert Jordan Cohen, who have spent three years researching how knowledge workers (mis)spend their time. Our […]. Increasing Productivity Work Life Balance How To Increase Productivity Time Management Work-Life Balanc

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.