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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. .

Don't Be Stupid


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.

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10 Motivational Quotes for Managers


Managers have it rough. Not only do they need to develop a strategy and game plan for reaching company revenue goals and operational objectives, but they also must lead, motivate, and engage their people to achieve those goals. Kazoo is all about employee recognition, positive reinforcement, rewards, and happiness at work.

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.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

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.

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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.

I'm Not HR Anymore (In My Head)


In Rebekah Iliff''s recent post she describes the mindset of the modern entrepreneur and how they view the world. It turns out I align with the five points she discusses. In fact, after reading and processing it a bit, I started to wonder if I was in the right job?

Royal Caribbean: “Great vacations begin with great employees”


Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has offices and operations around the world. Their ships, planes, tours, and operations span the globe from Europe to the Caribbean Sea, from the Tropical South Pacific to the American Northwest.


The Real Reasons You Didn't Get the Promotion

45 Things

There are very few things that are more discouraging than being rejected for a promotion. You may feel you’re ready to move up the ladder, but you watch others get promotions while you’re passed over. Believe it or not, the reasons are often pretty simple.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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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Countdown to the 2013 CWS Summit


Thursday, September 5, 2013 :00am. Countdown to the 2013 CWS Summit By Ellen Julian. There’s just one week left until the CWS Summit in Chicago! The CWS Summit offers a great opportunity to network with key players in the contingent workforce industry and learn about new trends on the horizon.

Meet the judge: Kevin Kruse


An A chievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Award is the most coveted accolade in the field of human resources.* Recipients experience higher retention, boost their employer brand, and get bragging rights for years.

Three Simple Ways to Ensure a Successful Employee Rewards Program

Boost Rewards

Great employees deserve praise and recognition, but often times companies make simple mistakes when rewarding employees that lead to negative results. Check out these three simple ways to make sure your employee recognition program achieves your desired results.

Cracking the Career Development Code

Speaker: Julie Winkle Giulioni, Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

It’s 2020 and it’s time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, leadership and career consultant, will share her findings from decades of field research. She’ll deconstruct effective career development, offering a practical framework that makes it more doable and durable, by identifying and assessing the skills gaps in your workforce.

The Single Most Effective Way to Maximize Employer Brand

Cielo HR Leader

Employer brand is an organization’s reputation, both internally and externally.

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.

[Webinar] ONE WEEK LEFT: The Happiness Advantage—Linking positive brains to performance


Attitude is everything. Shawn Achor has the research to prove it and tips to help you live it. Join us on September 11 as Shawn Achor, Founder and CEO of Good Think Inc.,

6 Ways a PEO Can Help You Manage Your Employee-Related To-Dos


The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. But ignoring your employee-related responsibilities could cause a rift in your workforce and create potentially costly legal battles. Fortunately, many of these concerns can be alleviated by outsourcing to a Professional Employer Organization (PEO). Here are six scenarios where a PEO can come in handy. Your simple employee relations issue just escalated.

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.

Enlivening the 6000 Member Employee Engagement Network

David Zinger

Upgrades, Additions, and Juice as our Inaugural Knowledge Partner. To visit or become a member of the free Employee Engagement Network, click here. The Employee Engagement Network began on a cold February day in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada on January 26, 2008.

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.

Ask Achievers: What types of recognition work well for a global organization?


In this week’s Ask A chievers, Kristen Brancaccio provides helpful tips to create a global culture of recognition. Kristen is a Client Success Associate at A chievers, partnering with best-in-class companies to drive measurable success tailored to their needs. Dear A chievers, It’s become increasingly difficult to engage our workforce. We have dozens of offices around the world, with management physically separated from their teams.

Top 5 Workforce Metrics for Your Org Chart


Toolboxes come in all shapes and sizes. Their contents also vary, depending on the type of work the owner performs, but most contain a handful of the same basic devices: screwdrivers, hammers, wrenches, pliers, duct tape, etc. Workforce metrics, specifically those you want to include in your organizational chart , are the same way. Different companies may need different sets of metrics depending on their particular needs, but some metrics are essential to any business’s org chart. Salary rollup.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all type-A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching and developing effective teams at work.

Aurico Ascends 1,090 Spots to 2,732 on the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies List


Building on years of consistent growth, Aurico earned the rank 2,732 on the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies List. 2013 marks the third year in a row Aurico has been recognized on the prestigious list.

Career Advice from SuccessFactors Executives: Part 2


Compiled by Shawn Dullye, Community Manager – SuccessFactors Careers and Courtney Laub, Intern Last week, we compiled career advice from some of SuccessFactors’ top executives. They gave us valuable tips that are incredibly useful for both young professionals and those with years of experience in the workforce. This week we are posting Part 2 of the series, […]. SuccessFactors Careers advice career advice executives Jobs jobseeker professionals


Working Closely with Customers on the Affordable Healthcare Act


There’s been a great deal of news coverage in recent weeks about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including a recent development that pushes back compliance with two of the most significant employer-facing mandates until 2015. Yet those in the business of human resources know the scope of the change ahead may be the largest in the industry since President Ford signed ERISA into law

Workaholics are not Good Team Players


There is a common myth around corporate America that workaholism is the norm for most workers and that to be successful you have to devote yourself, heart and soul, every hour, to the job. Nothing could be farther from the truth as more and more health data comes to the forefront showing that excessive work is physically and mentally harmful to individuals. But what about the companies that give the impression that they benefit from workaholism on the part of employees? Do these organizations

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!