Sat.Mar 23, 2013 - Fri.Mar 29, 2013

Clarifying Your Career Path: Technology is Eating Your Job

The Bamboo Project Blog

This may be the one of the most important career posts I've ever written. I urge you to read it, even if you don't think it applies to you. . This morning I was tagged in a G+ conversation that linked to this article on the impact of technology in the workplace.

There's Still Work To Do When It Comes to Firing Employees

True Faith HR

You''re Tubby Smith, head coach of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. You''re successful in your job, leading your teams to 20 win seasons in 18 of the 21 years you''ve been a head coach. You''ve won a National Championship in 1998.



Making the commitment to change the culture of an organization is a bold step. It requires the courage to publicly say that you are not satisfied with how things operate today, and that a change is not only on a wish list, but that it is now mandatory. That is a bold step.

HR Practices – Do You Have Zombies in Your Office?

Effortless HR

A hit show (just finishing up their 3 rd season) is “ The Walking Dead ”, about a zombie apocalypse. Whether or not you have ever watched it or heard of it, the show is scary and if you put the concept into your office, it can be REALLY frightening. Do you know if you have ‘real-life zombies and ghosts’ walking around your office on a daily basis?

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Career Resilience for Entrepreneurs

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Regular readers know that I'm a strong proponent of working for yourself. Even if you have a day-job, I think you should always be looking for ways to diversify your income streams as the next lay-off could be right around the corner, despite your best efforts. .

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I''ve had the privilege of working with a terrific group of leaders during my career. Some have been referred to as " institutions ".quite quite a complement. They were relied on for advice, guidance, mentoring, and quite frankly for some good old fashioned help during periods of change.

Course Correct Early with 360 Degree Reviews


It’s exciting when you get to bring new people on at your company. They’re fresh faces with lots of energy. However, their hire date could put them out of rotation with the performance review cycle.

Building Resilience: The 5 Stages of Deliberate Change

The Bamboo Project Blog

Building your career resilience is an intentional, deliberate process. Leaving it up to chance is a recipe for failure. But what's the process for making change happen? .

It’s Time to be Serious about Mobile HR Management


Wednesday, March 27, 2013 :00am. It’s Time to be Serious about Mobile HR Management By Greg Belkin. What are the most critical topics in human capital management that should be on your radar in 2013? Topic #12: Mobile HR.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

On Googling Candidates and Laurie Ruettimann (@lruettimann)

True Faith HR

Earlier this month, Laurie Ruettimann wrote a nice piece for entitled, " Are You Googling Job Candidates? When You Do, Everyone Loses. " As always her advice was spot on , but it really hit home today when I arrived at work and received a n e-mail from a former student who had run into a troubling situ ation where the personal and professional often crosses - romance and work. This former student was romantically involved with someone out side of work.

Pieces of Me – March 29, 2013 Edition

Unbridled Talent

Career Resilience in Action

The Bamboo Project Blog

few weeks ago I had lunch with a friend who started a solo business last year. I was sharing with her my thinking about career resilience and the 4 patterns of success , describing each in more detail. . When we got to Connecting, she grew thoughtful. "I

March Madness: 6 lessons from NCAA coaches to lead your team to success


March Madness comes around once a year, often leading to office pools, water cooler discussions of colleges you may not have heard of, and long and oddly timed lunch breaks. With the championship game coming up, harness some of the lessons of NCAA basketball’s unsung all-stars: the coaches.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

#E20S Social Talent Management ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Shot 2013-03-22 at 16.46.49.png My own session at the Enterprise 2.0 Summit was on Social Talent Management. Unfortunately attendance wasn't great so I'm going to post here covering the key points of my presentation

How to Build the Apex, Heart, and Foundation of Employee Engagement

David Zinger

The 3 tiers of the employee engagement pyramid: apex, heart, and foundation. In 2012, I built the pyramid of employee engagement to help all employees, especially managers and leaders, foster and enhance employee engagement. The pyramid was developed as a simple yet practical and tactical framework offering guidance and specific practices to increase employee engagement for the benefit of all.

Harnessing Social Media for Leadership Development - Part 1


Learn how social media is currently being used in leadership development and about the unique benefits it offers

Harvard Business Review reveals the bright side to negative feedback


Positive feedback and recognition clearly amplify key behaviors that drive results. But what happens when you are faced with employee behavior that misses the mark?

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.

Social Talent Acquisition ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

Probably the best example of social talent management exists in recruiting. I think there's a good few reasons for this, including that: Recruiting is fairly process oriented, with an extensive adoption of traditional technology use

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Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #25: Knowledge Workers

David Zinger

Is your knowledge working? Knowledge workers have driven more than 70% of the economic growth in the United States over the past three decades. Oracle Business Impact of Talent Intelligence ). Commentary. We work in the age of knowledge workers. Are you tapping into your workers’ knowledge to assess, improve, and enhance engagement? I encourage you to use your knowledge workers to drive the growth of your employee engagement efforts. To get a knowledgeable start: ask, don’t tell.

Podcast: Young Woman Doing Well By Doing Good

Inpower Coaching

I had the pleasure to chatting with a young woman recently who is living an amazing life and doing amazing things for a truly innovative organization here in D.C. called DC Central Kitchen. Abby Elsener has lived an exciting life, vising South Africa and exploring her personal drive to succeed. She is now working for one of the most innovative non profits I know of on the fundraising and development team. DC Central Kitchen isn’t just a soup kitchen.

5 must-reads for the in-the-know HR Professional: Week of March 29th, 2013


Coming off the momentum of Sheryl Sandberg’s book launch many discussions have been started about work life balance; how does one obtain it, does it actually exist, and how does it relate differently for men versus women in the workforce.

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

How to Sabotage Your Succession Plan


Succession planning, an organization’s way of maintaining or correcting course when key employees leave, is carried out in many different ways. It can involve a secretive conclave where a successor is announced with puffs of white smoke. Or a nominee might undergo a rigorous confirmation hearing before members of Congress. Rock-paper-scissors, etc. Whatever the method, succession planning can be easily derailed by ignoring some basic rules. The rest of the details are up to you.

An Employee Engagement Snapshot

David Zinger

Richard Baker asked, a while back, what I saw going on with Employee Engagement: I see people getting on a horse (engagement) and riding off in all directions at once. Some are Gallup-ing into engagement with their Q12 and some are feeding their staff Hay. Okay, bad puns but it helps me write. We seem to be moving ahead, behind, and staying still depending upon who is looking at engagement, how they are looking at engagement, and how they are measuring it.

Using Social Media In HR & Recruiting [SLIDESHARE]

Unbridled Talent

Since signing up for a LinkedIn account in early 2006 ( member #5,852,039 here ), I’ve considered myself a “Social Media Anthropologist”, because I love to study how social media affects the entire employment process – from personal branding, job search, employment branding, recruiting, human resources and employee development.

[Storify] #A_Chat Wrap Up: March 27th, 2013


Below is a collection of tweets from the March 27th, 2013 webinar with David Brennan, Chief Financial and Operating Officer of A chievers. Thank you for all who listened to the webinar and those who connected with the #A_Chat community on Twitter. To join us next time please sign up for our Apirl 9th, 2013 webinar “ A chievers Latest Product Release: Using A chievers to Drive Employee Success” with Razor Suleman, Founder and Chief Evangelist of A chievers. REGISTER HERE.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.