February, 2007

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The Bamboo Project Blog: 5 Reasons You Dont Need Training

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog « The "How Do You Write" Meme Continues to Spread | Main | We Need More Passion for the Work, Not the Organization » 5 Reasons You Dont Need Training When management finds that staff are not engaging in work behaviors desired by the organization, they often turn to training as the response for "fixing" the problem.

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HR Manager the 4th best job in America

SuccessFactors

'This was a tidbit I couldn’t ignore. According to Money Magazine and Salary.com, being an HR manager is the 4th best job in America – following only Software Engineer, College Professor and Financial Advisor. Job growth for the position is forecasted at 23.5% over the next 10 years and average pay is over $70,000.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: We Need More Passion for the Work, Not the Organization

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog « 5 Reasons You Dont Need Training | Main | Some Lessons From Biology » We Need More Passion for the Work, Not the Organization Kathy Sierra, one of my favorite bloggers, posted the other day about passion at work. She argues that we shouldnt be asking employees to feel passionate about the organization they work for, but the work that they do.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: Some Lessons From Biology

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog « We Need More Passion for the Work, Not the Organization | Main | A Great Teambuilding Exercise » Some Lessons From Biology A few weeks ago, I was helping my 14-year old daughter study for her biology final. We spent quite a bit of time on genetics and evolution, including Gregor Mendel and principles of biodiversity.

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Investing in HR Software: How to Get Internal Buy-in

Buying HR software is a major decision. That’s why finding the right provider based on your needs and ensuring key decision makers are on board is vital. Download Paycor’s guide for tips to address common concerns across your buying committee.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: Blogs vs. Listservs: Which is Better for Community Conversation?

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog « Using RSS (Netvibes) and a Wiki (PBWiki) to Support a Job Search | Main | A Study in Nonprofit Excellence: Donors Choose » Blogs vs. Listservs: Which is Better for Community Conversation? Ive belonged to the Training and Development (TRDEV) listserv since the mid 1990s when it was owned by David Passmore at Penn State.

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The Bamboo Project Blog: Building the Plane While Youre Flying It

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog « How to Make Online Collaboration Work | Main | Blogging Best Practice--A Newbie Guide to Your Blog » Building the Plane While Youre Flying It Via Joyce Valenza , heres another video that may be useful in training people to use new technologies, particularly blogs and wikis where were definitely building the plane while were flying it!

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At Dell, No Performance = No Pay

SuccessFactors

'Some of the big business news this past week came out of Texas, where CEO Kevin Rollins left Dell Computer and founder Michael Dell returned. Back in the CEO slot, one of Dell’s first actions was to shoot this email out to his top staff.

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I agree not to be an a-hole

SuccessFactors

'There’s been a ton of coverage relating to Bob Sutton’s new book – The No A **e Rule, which I wrote about recently after Bob came to speak at our last company meeting. From The Today Show to Guy Kawasaki, Bob’s book is burning up the airwaves and the Internet.

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You’re fired. No, sorry. You’re hired.

SuccessFactors

'Need a good argument for why thinking about employee retention is worthwhile? Via Auren Hoffman’s blog comes a slightly different take on it than you’re probably used to.

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Secrets to the Switch: Choosing the Best HR Software in 2023

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Does your organization need more productivity (and less pain) from your HR software? With the increase of technology-dependent remote work and highly sophisticated cyber threats on the rise, it's critical to successfully implement an HR platform that can help your organization see actionable information in real-time to hit all your key workforce KPIs.

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Wrapping up the ties

SuccessFactors

'A ways back, I had some thoughts on the wearing of ties in the workplace. Apparently so did you. After more than 250 votes in our sidebar poll, it has become clear that a fair percentage of readers (~61%) feel the tie still “definitely” or “probably” has a place in today’s work environment.

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New Poll: Jerks at work?

SuccessFactors

'There’s been so much conversation recently stemming from Bob Sutton’s book – The No A **e Rule – that I thought I’d try to gain a better understanding of just how big an issue jerks are at work. Hence, our new poll on the right: Are jerks a big problem at your workplace? Click an answer […].

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