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On Release and Fallow Fields

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Just about a year ago, I wrote a post about the dark side of creation --that time when we draw into ourselves to let things ferment. Harriet Wakelam, whose own experiences inspired my post, talks about it this way: I have recently been through one of those 'life reinventions'.

Bersin & Associates becomes Bersin by Deloitte

Josh Bersin

I’m excited to announce that Bersin & Associates has become Bersin by Deloitte. Our business is now a growing enterprise within Deloitte, a global professional services firm. As part of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Human Resources Talent Management

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Bersin & Associates becomes Bersin by Deloitte

Bersin with Deloitte

I’m excited to announce that Deloitte Consulting LLP has acquired substantially all the assets of Bersin & Associates, and we are now known as Bersin by Deloitte. As part of Deloitte Consulting LLP, we will be able to enhance our growth, expand our global reach, and deepen our relationships with clients. This acquisition gives us growth […]. The post Bersin & Associates becomes Bersin by Deloitte appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Review of 2012 and into 2013 HR Carnival ~ HR to HR 2.0. - HCM

Strategic HCM

2013 is kicking off with the HR Carnival at Strategic HCM. I asked contributors to send in one of more of: their favourite / best read posts; reviews of 2012 and predictions for 2013. Thanks to everyone for their contributions

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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!

The Skills You Need to be Great Boss

45 Things

Most people I know like to complain about their bosses. Sometimes the complaints are trivial, and sometimes not. But when asked how they would do things differently, there is often a pause. "Me? Well, let me see." they say.

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Hello 2013

Bersin with Deloitte

For me, 2012 will go down as a year I basically went dark publicly. While I wrote a lot for my work, I think I posted here just 5 times. Good grief, three or four years ago I probably was posting 5 times in a week! As 2013 begins, it seems an ideal time to […]. The post Hello 2013 appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. Continuous Learning Learning Evaluation Learning Providers Learning Solutions

Giving Feedback: When Your Gen Yer Isn’t No. 1


Gen Y stereotypes indicate that this group of young employees demands feedback but can’t take criticism. It’s always easy to tell your employee when he’s a rock star, but what do you do if he’s not?

What Are The New Year Resolutions of Most Successful People


Well, it’s that time again—time to start rolling out the New Year’s resolutions. How about learning from most successful people and their new year resolutions? Have you noticed how the most accomplished people just seem to identify important things and consistently get them done? If you were to study successful people long enough you would […].

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The Culture Chase


The new year is upon us, and it seems there is a palpable tension in the air. So many plans, goals, strategies, and pressures to make changes and be successful. One of the most challenging change initiatives has to do with culture.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Faced With a Skills Shortage? Look To Baby Boomers


Thursday, January 3, 2013 :00am. Faced With a Skills Shortage? Look To Baby Boomers By Ellen Julian. Forget shuffleboard games, early-bird specials and rounds of mahjong. Retirement in the digital age is not your grandfather’s (or grandmother’s) experience.

Employee Engagement: Money Matters and Radical Transparency

David Zinger

Two employee engagement money questions. Don Macpherson from Modern Survey asked me the following two questions about compensation and employee engagement. These questions came out of Modern Survey’s recent findings: Employee engagement now includes compensation among the top drivers (number five according to our latest study in September of 2012) and satisfaction has dropped significantly over the last two years.

How To Make Highly Effective New Year Resolution


It’s New Year time and It is likely that at least one person will ask you what your resolutions are for the year ahead. Whether you like to make them or not, research has found that people who make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make […]. New Year Resolution Goal How To Make Highly Effective New Year's Resolution Jappreet Sethi Margie Warrell New Year Stop Playing Safe

Cliffs, Difference, and Power


Today is New Year''s Eve, and in the United States we''re making plans for the big event. People are reaching out to one another, there''s lots of conversation, and we''re generally waiting with anticipation to see what 2013 will bring.

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.

Time and Expense Tracking


Blog about time and expense tracking features of AccountSight project tracking software that help user to accurately track all billable hours and expenses

Number 1 – 12 Daily Employee Engagement Prescriptions for 2012 (Five Zingers From 2012)

David Zinger

The top blog post for 2012 from David Zinger – Happy New Year and all the Best in 2013. Here are 12 prescriptions for Employee Engagement in 2012. Strive for everyday simple, small, and significant actions. Lighten up your perspective, workload, and intensity. Stop consuming information unless that information contributes to meaningful and important action. Transform the endless quest of more and more into vital focused contribution.

I Knew There Was A Reason I Liked My Job

True Faith HR

The good people at have come out with their list of the top 10 least stressful jobs in the United States. Topping the list? University professors. The field''s high growth opportunities, low health risks and substantial pay provide a low-stress environment that''s the envy of many career professionals. Americans are going to college in record numbers. In fact, 63.3% of citizens ages 18 to 30 have or are on track to earn degrees, according to And the U.S.

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3 steps for HR to achieve success in 2013


What are the areas HR should deal with in the coming year? Which excuses do you need to get rid of right now? What steps should you take to get started?

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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.

Invoice Management using AccountSight invoice tracking software


Blog about smart and efficient online invoicing using AccountSight invoice tracking software's excellent and unique functionality

Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #15: Wandering Mind

David Zinger

Turn wandering into wondering. A 2010 study of 2,250 adults by two Harvard University psychologists found that people’s minds wander an astounding 47 per cent of the time. link]. Commentary. How much of our engagement with work and with others just wanders off with a mind that is challenged to stay focused. Can you change your wandering mind into a wondering mind?

Recruiter Insights: How to Ensure a Successful Initial Phone Screening


Today’s post is the another in a series called “Recruiter Insights” by our very own recruiting team. This week, Sue Philips, Talent Acquisition Sourcer for North America, shares her thoughts on having a successful initial phone screening call. If you are a professional who has been through a job search at some point in your […]. SuccessFactors Careers interview Jobs phone phone tips Recruiter Insights SuccessFactors Jobs

Cohesive Leadership Team: A Few Questions


In software world, cohesion is referred to as a degree to which modules belong to each other. If modules have little in common, performs varied activities based on unrelated sets of data, it is a low cohesion software which is difficult to maintain and understand.

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.

6 Easy Steps To Ignore If You Want Your Bookkeeper To Steal Your Money


Embezzlers do much more to your business than slowly eat away your profits. They can destroy your company. The median loss to businesses with fewer than 100 employees is $190,000 per scheme, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Time and Expense Tracking


Blog about time and expense tracking features of AccountSight project tracking software that help user to accurately track all billable hours and expenses

What Do Professors Do All Day?

True Faith HR

So, I was a bit snarky in yesterday''s post about the study that found being a university professor the least stressful job in 2012. Why snarky? If you ask many of my fellow academicians, particularly those untenured assistant professors at Division I Research Universities, they''d scoff at the results. Think I''m kidding? Susan Adams highlighted the results of the study in Forbes.

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Everyday Resolutions


New year brings with it a lot of excitement. It is always fun when people extend new year wishes followed by a very predictable question, “So, what are your new year resolutions?”. It makes me think.

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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.