Sat.May 18, 2013 - Fri.May 24, 2013

Dear Unemployed Job Seekers: A Thank You Would Be Nice

The Bamboo Project Blog

. In the past few weeks, I''ve had occasion to email several people who are unemployed. Some had emailed me for advice or connections. Others had participated in live events with me and I''d followed up by emailing them some resources they''d requested.

Three Key Characteristics of a Smart Social Media Policy

Effortless HR

By Steve Miranda. In my 17 years as a senior level HR practitioner, I’ve seen good and bad corporate policies. The only real difference between the two is that good policies are those that employees follow. Social media policies are no exception. But the most effective policies don’t just keep employees in line. They set consistent, clear, and common-sense guidelines that free employees to do their jobs better. Here are three key characteristics that should define your social media policy: 1.

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Compensation Audit: Checking Where You’re At


Over the course of a few years, things can dramatically change for employees. They could be in new positions, new departments can be created, and other functions of the business might change or even be removed. Does your compensation system reflect those changes?

Employee Engagement Cartoonist John Junson is One in a Million

David Zinger

David Zinger, Employee Engagement Speaker, on Cartoonist & Designer John Junson. This is cheating but I feel so right in doing it that I will go ahead and cheat. John Junson, the Employee Engagement Network weekly resident cartoonist, has just published cartoon number 360 on the network.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Antidotes to Imposter Syndrome

The Bamboo Project Blog

Last week, one of the women I''ve been working with in a Career Club sent me an email asking me about what it was like when I first started working for myself--was I as freaked out about self-employment as she is now by a stretch position she''ll soon be taking on.

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How to Handle Q & A's Without Falling Apart

45 Things

I have to say my favorite part of giving a speech is the question-and-answer session that immediately follows. I think one of the reasons I enjoy it so much is that it gives me a chance to really understand what people are thinking and their interests.

#ECTalent Managing in the Great Reset / 1 ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

A lot of the Economist's Talent Management conference did focus on changes in the world of work. Dean Royles even nicked Peter Cheese's phrase about work, the workforce and the workplace. Here are my highlights: Firstly

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The annual review is dead; long live continuous feedback


In a recent article for Forbes , “ Time to Scrap Performance Appraisals? ,” Josh Bersin sounds the death knell of the annual review.

Save Money with Incentive Based Wellness Programs

Boost Rewards

Boosting wellness with company wellness programs is a national challenge. In 2010 alone, U.S. Health care costs exceeded $2.6 trillion, or about $8,500 per person. By 2018, health care costs will rise to more than $13,000 per person.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Why It's Not Complicated to Be More Productive At Work

45 Things

The following “It’s Not Complicated” AT&T commercials may be fun and cute, but they also are full of advice on how to be more productive at work. In politics and in sports the phrase “keep it simple” is often repeated like a mantra as a way to win the contest.

Leveraging 360 Feedback within Performance: The Difference between Good and Great


Thursday, May 23, 2013 :00am. Leveraging 360 Feedback within Performance: The Difference between Good and Great By Greg Belkin. What does the term “desk job” mean to you?

The Employment Dilemma of Summer Teaching

True Faith HR

For most academic institutions, it is the summer break. Many students are away from campus pursuing that internship or summer employment that will boost their resume, or simply taking some time for a little rest and relaxation.

David Zinger’s New eBook Waggle Coming May 29 (Table of Contents Page)

David Zinger

My new eBook Waggle: 39 Ways to Improve Organizations, Work and Engagement will be released on May 29th.

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The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

5 must-reads for the in-the-know HR Professional: Week of May 23rd, 2013


As graduations are commencing and the new workforce is emerging we all seem to have the Gen Y’s and Milliennials on the brain.

5 Questions with Leadership Sustainability’s Norm Smallwood


Monday, May 20, 2013 :00am. 5 Questions with Leadership Sustainability’s Norm Smallwood By Sal Giliberto. Leadership training and development is only useful if it can be consistently applied to the real world. Too often, we fail to follow through with our intentions or fall back into bad habits.

#ECTalent - big data analytics ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

Strategic HCM

I'm at the Economist's Talent Management Summit today. It's been trailed, and I've trailed it, as being focused on the mobile, agile workforce. I have to say that I've not seen much about this far (and it's now lunch time

Waggle: 39 Ways to Improve Organizations, Work, and Engagement (Coming May 29th)

David Zinger

Waggle is coming May 29th. My newest free eBook Waggle is coming on May 29th. This book looks fantastic on a tablet or smart phone. It is based on 3 years attempting to convene honeybees and humans. It is not really about bees, don’t worry you won’t get stung.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

The 5-step plan to build your own employee referral program


Employee referral programs consistently produce the best candidates in the shortest time and at the lowest cost. But if you’re like most companies, referrals comprise only 6.9 percent of applicants. What a waste!

Federal Contractors Must Use 2010 Census EEO Tabulation for all Affirmative Action Plans Beginning Jan. 1, 2014


Tuesday, May 21, 2013 :00am. Federal Contractors Must Use 2010 Census EEO Tabulation for all Affirmative Action Plans Beginning Jan. 1, 2014 By Sonyett Bailey.

Dave Ulrich Support Act - South America ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

"Today the HR function is evolving and expanding their responsibilities to provide a skilled workforce to improve communication, attraction and retention of customers, increase the value of the company and create a

Lesson Two From an Employee Engagement Speaker: Some Things Should Never be Radical!

David Zinger

It should not be radical to be either honest or transparent. Employee engagement thrives with honesty and transparency.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

[White paper] Unleash Employee Success™: Use recognition to engage Gen X and Millennial employees


Truly forward-thinking companies have made the turn from seeing generational changes as hurdles. Instead, they now see the demographic shifts as opportunities to unleash a new energy within the workforce. According to the U.S.

In 100 Words: Every End is a New Beginning


In one of the podcasts I have, the host tells an interesting story. While sitting on an airplane next to a gardener, she asked him for one gardening tip. The gardener replied, “My #1 gardening tip is: all plants/flower are only meant to live a certain amount of time.

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Social Media Applications in Asia / Singapore ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

I'm back in Asia at the end of June delivering this programme on effective use of social media. It's being held in Singapore on 24th and 25th June. If you'd like to know more about how social media can support HR, effective

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From Engagement to “I do” to 3 Children to 25 Years of Marriage

David Zinger

Today, May 22nd is my 25th wedding anniversary to Susan. It just goes to show that engagement can lead to wonderful things, and that includes 3 wonderful children. Today I feel like the most fortunate man alive and have so much gratitude in my heart. Of course we won’t stop there and I look forward as we move into our next 25 years! Employee Engagement

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, 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.

Aligning People and Business Strategies: A Ferrero Story

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Luca Cico, General Manager, Ferrero, North Asia. We take another look at the particular challenges that HR faces in Asia, a region of huge business potential and the focus for many growing organizations. We talk to Luca Cico, General Manager of Ferrero North Asia about finding and retaining the right talent in the region to work for a distinct European business. Luca, can you tell us something about your career and how it has led you to your current role?

What’s Wrong With Women’s Empowerment?

Inpower Coaching

What’s wrong with women’s empowerment? Nothing and everything. At its best, women’s empowerment programs are an organizational (or social) recognition that cultural barriers diminish women’s chances to succeed and make an attempt to counteract those forces to give women a better chance.

The redefined HR pro is hot on SlideShare!


Are you following us on SlideShare ? If not, you may want to start now—in the last month, our presentations have been featured and highlighted several times, and our newest is no exception. On Monday, we posted “ The redefined HR pro ” on SlideShare, and by Tuesday it was featured on the homepage as the Top Presentation of the day!