Sat.Oct 05, 2013 - Fri.Oct 11, 2013

10 Ways to Let Go When They Let You Go

The Bamboo Project Blog

. One thing we don''t talk about much when people lose their jobs is the pain of that loss. We are quick to point people toward action--Network! Brand yourself!--but but we shy away from helping people grieve what amounts to a death in their immediate family. .

Is HR evidence based? Seriously, are you kidding me?

All about Human Capital

The hype surrounding Workforce analytics, metrics and Big Data in HR has really increased over the last 12 months. Every conference, article, blog and strategic initiative is filled with buzz words around data and fact-based HR.

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Part II “We Know More Than We Can Say: How to Use Tacit Knowledge

Conversation Matters

. In Part I, I explained why “we know more than we can say” including, 1) how our brains store knowledge, 2) how we create knowledge 3) the values and relationships that are involved in tacit knowledge. I gave examples of situations in which knowledge workers, who understood something very deeply, were unable to clearly articulate what they knew to others, although they were themselves able to act on their deep knowledge.

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Six Strategies for Enhancing Your Workplace

Future of Work

Note: I am just back from a very full week at IFMA''s World Workplace 2013 , in Philadelphia., where I reconnected with lots of long-time friends and made many new ones. Look for a series of reports and reflections over the next several days/weeks.

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.

When Grieving Job Loss is Interrupted

The Bamboo Project Blog

A few days ago I posted on the need for us to allow ourselves time and space to grieve when we lose our jobs. Reader Tony Cannata left a fantastic comment on that post about how grieving for a lost job can be interrupted.

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The perfect storm of HR technology

Strategic HCM

I''ve had this article published in Computer Weekly. It''s meant for CIOs but if you''re a CHRO you may still find it interesting.


How To Write A Good Cover Letter For Job Applications


Writing an effective cover letter for a job application is a key ingredient for potential success. A well-crafted cover letter makes a lot of difference to the attention that a resume will receive, even if it is short. Large companies receive hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of job applications every month, which means that not all […].



Words have power. They can inspire, encourage, lift up, and tear down. Words are weapons. They can fend off evil things, protect us from harm, and help us see through the darkness. Words create change.

Employee Engagement Coaching Tool: The Pyramid of Engagement

David Zinger

Let’s achieve sustainable and good work that makes a difference.

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!

AccountSight- a perfect Time and Billing software for freelancers


Blog about features of AccountSight online time and billing software that make it a perfect project management and time tracking software for freelancers

6 Takeaways from the 2013 HR Technology Conference

Cielo HR Leader

The HR Technology Conference & Exposition is the largest gathering of professionals in the HR Tech industry. If you’re in HR, you’re in the HR Tech industry—you simply can’t do your job without your systems functioning at peak performance.

Thank you for making ACE 2013 our most successful event yet!


A CE 2013 is barely over and we’re already on to the next adventure (come see us at #HRTechConf if you’re here), but we wanted to take a moment to share some of the wonderful experiences we had.

Are You the Scapegoat at Work?

45 Things

Everyone makes mistakes, but it''s often difficult to own up to them at work. We may fear getting in trouble with the boss, or we may worry that confessing will hurt our reputation or career permanently.

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.

AccountSight- a perfect Time and Billing software for freelancers


Blog about features of AccountSight online time and billing software that make it a perfect project management and time tracking software for freelancers

#HRevolution 2013 is in the Books

True Faith HR

The 6th iteration of the HRevolution event took place on October 6 in the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. As a different HR conference, HRevolution has strived to provide 1) quality content that is entertaining, informative, and thought provoking, 2) opportunities to network, 3) opportunities for conversation to break off from the prescribed agenda, and 4) all of the above at a more than reasonable price. All was accomplished with aplomb.

Advice to Millennials in the Workforce: Stay Motivated

Inpower Coaching

Do you remember how tough it was to enter the workforce? Yeah, tough! We love this advice co-created by our newest blogger, Sheila Berry, Founder at Living Vicky and her social media intern, Danielle. It’s directed at the newest stars in our employee pool, millennials in the workforce, and it’s chock full of great insights and advice. Share it with a millennial you know! InPower Editors. Ever turn in something to a supervisor and then doubt your finished project is good enough?

Cloudy with a Chance of Failing


Learn the primary reason for the failure of frontline leadership and how to prevent related productivity losses and team disengagement

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!

Developing a Diversity & Inclusion Program is a Business Imperative


By Venki Krishnamoorthy, Manager, Deloitte Consulting (This blog was originally posted in the SAP Community Network) Today, the economy and talent management is defined by globalization, influence of technologies and a socially networked workforce. Analysts and industry thought leaders are predicting that by 2020, half of your workforce will not necessarily be your own […]. Compensation Events Performance & Goals Talent Management events performance and goals

In-house Physician Recruiting Tips from an Ex-contingency Recruiter

Hospital Recruiting

Tip #1 Always Share Financial Information About Your Jobs. Although both in-house physician recruiters and contingency based physician recruiters share the primary objective of placing physicians into jobs, some of the methods they use to achieve these goals are very different. Both types of physician recruiters must source candidates, prescreen and interview them, schedule interviews with others, and do a lot of follow up with all of the involved parties.

Three Big Changes to Discuss at HR Technology Conference & Expo


I think of the annual HR Technology Conference & Expo, starting today, as the center of gravity for our industry. Vendors showcase their latest and greatest, and customers come to budget and plan for the coming year. As always, it’s a great place to see old friends and make new ones. But what I’m most interested in talking about at the conference is three big changes facing businesses today

Cloudy with a Chance of Failing


Learn the primary reason for the failure of frontline leadership and how to prevent related productivity losses and team disengagement

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.

Managing Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials


By Chris Palmer, Marketing Communications Specialist A lot has been made in recent years about the different generations in the workforce. Born between 1946-1964 ‘Baby Boomers’ are associated with characteristics such as loyalty, dedication and willingness to stay in the job for a long time. Generation Xers (born between 1965-1981) possess more of an […]. EMEA Events Talent Management events

Join Laura Randazzo, VP of Compliance, at the Management Association Employment Law Conference


On Thursday, October 17, at the Naperville Campus of Northern Illinois University, Laura Randazzo will be presenting an informative session on best practices and common services for conducting background screenings and drug tests. She will also discuss regulations to keep employers compliant with the law. So, join us at the Management Association''s Employment Law Conference. Background Screening Drug Testing Services

HR Tech Delivers on Promise of “Awesome” and SMAC Talk


The annual HR Tech show, a favorite of many in the world of technologies surrounding the human capital management space, wrapped up its second Las Vegas appearance this past week. The event provides a revue for software creators, the analyst community and the end users to see all the newest innovation and share end user […]. HR Service Delivery Providers Talent & PM Providers Talent Acquisition Providers

Cultural Fit Vs. Skills: How to Break a Hiring Tie


We could spend a lot of time bouncing between arguments that say cultural fit is the be-all-end-all in hiring and those that say skills should trump. But the truth is – both cultural fit and skills are vitally important for building a solid workforce. Just think – if all of your employees lacked the skills they needed in their roles, not only would the work go undone, but there would be no one else to steer the ship. And what if all your employees were working like their jobs were solo missions?

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.

The Best Security for Your Cloud Part 2: Information Security and Data Protection in SaaS Applications


By Vinod Choudhary, Senior Manager Cloud Architecture Product Marketing (The original blog was posted on the SAP Community Network) In my last blog, The Best Security for Your Cloud Part 1: Unique Multi-tenancy and Defense in Depth, I discussed how SAP uses a “defense-in-depth approach” to security in the cloud. Today, I’d like to continue […]. Cloud cloud SaaS SAP Cloud SCN Security

Today’s Headline: Workforce Analytics Re-imagined


By Kouros Behzad, Director, HR Solutions (Originally posted on SAP Community Network) Most HR and IT organizations face complexity in assembling and communicating insight to business leaders, especially when working with workforce data. Business Intelligence (BI) based analytics often prompt follow-on questions that are hard to address in a timely manner. Data scientists have solid analytical […]. Workforce Analytics & Planning Headlines Predictive analytics workforce analytics

Wrapup from HR Technology Conference 2013 and SuccessConnect


This year we had a marathon week in Las Vegas with back to back HR technology conferences and lots to share. In this blog I will highlight some of my thoughts on where the HR technology markets are going. The HR Technology Conference was bigger than ever (8,000 people apparently) and most of the […]. Assessment & Screening HR Service Delivery Providers Learning Providers People Analytics Talent & PM Providers Talent Acquisition Providers