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Are You Caught in the Spin Cycle?

The Bamboo Project Blog

So many people I know (myself included) feel like they try to make changes in their lives, yet nothing seems to really change. Why is this?

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What Makes a Learning Experience Unforgettable?

Future of Work

November 2013.

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3 Reasons Companies Need to Develop a Contingent Workforce Strategy

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 :00am. 3 Reasons Companies Need to Develop a Contingent Workforce Strategy By Sharlyn Lauby. Today’s guest post comes from Sharlyn Lauby, human resources professional with over 20 years of experience and accomplished blogger.].

Do you believe forced performance rankings are detrimental to employee engagement?

David Zinger

Would you rather work for Yahoo or Microsoft? . Two articles written on the same day examine the road to forced rankings (Yahoo) and away from forced ranking (Microsoft).

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.

What's Rocking Your Boat?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. If you''re going through change right now (and who isn''t?) it''s helpful to think about why this journey is starting for you. Exploring the reasons for the change can help you unearth some of the feelings you have about it and begin to make sense of how it''s impacting your life.

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Employee Housing - Back to the Future for Recruiters

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 :00am. Employee Housing - Back to the Future for Recruiters. By Ellen Julian. In the early 1900s, prospective employees flocked to industrial areas with increased hiring and quickly learned that it was difficult to find affordable housing.

The 6S’s of Employee Engagement Actions

David Zinger

A Simple Guide to Employee Engagement Actions. I am currently creating a 12 module action-based course on engagement. It will help you with over 40 practical and tactical actions you can enact to increase and improve employee engagement for yourself or others at work.

if, then

NoExcusesHR

If I had chosen a different major in college, then I would be more successful. If I had made different career decisions, then I would be better off. If I had stayed at a previous job, then I would be more comfortable. If I had listened to everyone else, then I would be just fine.

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What We Can Learn From the Miami Dolphins Debacle

45 Things

The story surrounding the Miami Dolphins and whether Richie Incognito bullied rookie teammate Jonathan Martin has more drama than seven years of “Sex and the City” and may drag out in the tabloid magazines for just as long.

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!

Reinventing Retirement: Free to Go and Do and Be

Peoplefluent

Thursday, November 14, 2013 :00am. Reinventing Retirement: Free to Go and Do and Be By Sharon Palermo.

Are your employees invisible? Bersin by Deloitte explains how to give employees a voice

Achievers

Even in our world of constant connections, which has made just about everything more easily shareable than ever before, knowledge in the workplace is all too often relegated to individuals’ own locations, silos, or even their own desks.

Pre-Employment Testing: What to Expect

Criteria Corp

When first speaking with customers, we try to establish realistic goals and expectations for a pre-employment testing program. So what kind of results should you expect from using pre-employment tests? By using professionally developed, validated testing instruments you are adding objective, data-driven metrics to your hiring process. Using tests should drive incremental improvements in your hiring results, and minimize the risk of bad hires.

Star Trek and the Total Workforce

SuccessFactors

By Eva Woo, Director Product Marketing (Originally posted in the SAP Community Network) In original episodes of Star Trek, actors dressed in red shirts that were beamed down to the planet would die (73% chance). Once on the planet, their job was to step in harm’s way between the alien (Romulan my favorite) and Captain […]. Employee Central Events employee central

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.

Does Our Fascination With “Greatness” Undermine Engagement?

Symbolist

[ Does Our Fascination With “Greatness” Undermine Engagement? New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.]. Nick D’Aloisio. I read about him in the Wall Street Journal this weekend.

Gartner reveals 5 key insights into employee engagement and the changing workplace

Achievers

Last week, Gartner Research Director Yvette Cameron revealed the latest research into a new generation of technologies that have begun to reshape the traditional approach to employee engagement. This research builds on the changing workplace – one that’s younger, more social, and less employer-loyal than ever before – and illustrates a growing necessity for maximizing Employee Success™, which impacts the bottom line by improving productivity, quality, sales, innovation, retention, and advocacy.

Online Expense Tracking Using AccountSight

AccountSight

Blog about features and functionality of AccountSight expense tracker that allow users to experience a flexible and flawless online expense tracking

2013 Newsletters

Future of Work

Select an article to access it (you can also create and download a free.pdf version of any individual article while it is open): October: " A New Look at Adult Learning ". September: " Choosing to Commit ". July: " One Size Misfits All ". June: " Redesigning the Newsletter ". 2012 Newsletters are inventoried at this link. 2011 Newsletters are available at this link. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them here. Or contact us directly. Tweet.

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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!

Hiring System Changes: 5 Points to Maximize Impact and Minimize Stress

DDI

Avoid change resistance and maximize returns on your organization’s talent acquisition investments with this five-point checklist

Ask Achievers: Encouraging collaboration to achieve better business results

Achievers

This week, Jewel Celestine shares best practices for encouraging teams to work together in a fast-paced environment. Jewel is the Employee Success Business Partner at A chievers, where she develops and implements strategic HR initiatives pertaining to employee engagement and performance management. Dear A chievers, I work on a quickly-growing team with several different divisions that all depend on each other for our success.

Online Expense Tracking Using AccountSight

AccountSight

Blog about features and functionality of AccountSight expense tracker that allow users to experience a flexible and flawless online expense tracking

SuccessFactors Release Management: Four Tips from Talisman Energy

SuccessFactors

By Greg Holsworth, Manager, Global Talent Management & Acquisition Programs, Talisman Energy (Originally posted on the SAP Community Network) What’s your process for rolling out enhancements to SuccessFactors modules? In an ideal world, we’d all have ample resources to devote to release management—but in many companies, time crunches and headcount limitations mean settling for, […]. Customer

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.

Hiring System Changes: 5 Points to Maximize Impact and Minimize Stress

DDI

Avoid change resistance and maximize returns on your organization’s talent acquisition investments with this five-point checklist

Achievers ranks #9 on Deloitte Technology Fast50™ list!

Achievers

A chievers is so excited to announce that we’ve been ranked #9 on the 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast50™ list, Canada’s preeminent technology awards program! The list recognizes technological innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth, and leadership, based on the percentage of revenue growth over five years. That means we’re one of Canada’s fastest-growing technology companies – pretty amazing! “

Aurico Wins Inc. Hire Power Award

Aurico

Aurico has been recognized in the 2nd annual Inc. Hire Power Awards for generating 37 jobs from January 2012 to June 2013. Aurico shares the honor with 437 private businesses who lead the way in creating more American jobs. The Hire Power Awards are are the only awards that single out job creators. Aurico places 19th in the State of Illinois among top private business job creators on the list. Awards Hiring

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Going Global with HR, Talent and Workforce Management

Bersin

HCM software of all flavors and colors is going international. Companies that made their debut in North America are rapidly gaining market share through expansion across the globe, whether through selling to multinationals with headquarters in North America or directly to companies located elsewhere in the world. As one example, Cornerstone OnDemand, the talent management […].

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

Drinking from the Talent Acquisition Fire Hose

Bersin

Hi, my name is Robin and I’m trying to understand the complexity of Talent Acquisition. Now, I would understand if you’re saying, but wait, Robin, isn’t it your job as the Talent Acquisition Practice Leader to comprehend it and make sense of it for the rest of us? Just six months ago, I […]. Talent Acquisition Strategy

What Does the New HR Organization Look Like? A Talent Machine.

Bersin

I've spent the last several weeks meeting with clients and many have asked me to talk about "the future of HR." " In this post I'd like to share some of our findings and give you some perspective for things to think about in 2014. Talent Management Now Defines HR. Over the last ten years […]. HR Operating Model People Analytics Strategic Workforce Planning Talent Strategy