Sat.Apr 06, 2013 - Fri.Apr 12, 2013

Creating Your Career Path: Career Resilience and Multiple Income Streams

The Bamboo Project Blog

. One aspect of career resilience it''s important for us to keep in mind is the need to have multiple options. This is particularly true when it comes to our finances, where we need to be far more entrepreneurial than we''ve been in the past.

The Fifth Business and Rating Employees

True Faith HR

One of my favorite books is the first installment in the Deptford Trilogy by Robertson Davies called "The Fifth Business." Davies tells the story of Dunstan Ramsay, a headmaster of a Canadian School for 45 years who has decided to retire.

I Win Every Meeting


Meetings are slanted to go in my favor. In most cases they are predestined to go my way even before I walk into the room. It''s not that I manipulate the process ahead of time so I can be more effective than the person sitting next to me.

How to Be Successful Even When Under Stress

45 Things

Got stress? If you’re like 75% of other Americans, you’ve experienced moderate to high levels of stress in the past month, and often lie awake at night because of it. Trying to balance the demands of your work and family life can stretch even the strongest among us to the breaking point.

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 Success Story: An Interview with Sheri Ponzi

The Bamboo Project Blog

One of the things I decided to do as I began exploring the concept of career resilience was to begin collecting stories from people about how they''ve applied the 4 patterns of reslience (Clarifying, Connecting, Creating and Coping) to their own work lives.

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How To Be A Better Manager


Being a manager in today’s environment is not easy. The key is to find the right balance. Here’s how you can be a better manager: 1. Know what you’re doing Are you aware of each of your team member’s responsibilities? Do you know how to do their work if you had to? If you know […]. Self-Improvement Tips For Managers Good Manager How To Be a Better Manager

How to Spring Clean Your Job Search

45 Things

Spring cleaning isn''t something I really look forward to, but when it''s done I feel like I''ve accomplished something worthwhile. Read this latest column I did for Gannett/USA Today and see if your job search doesn''t need the same.

The Economist's Talent Management Summit and the new rules of.

Strategic HCM

Screen Shot 2013-04-11 at 23.55.22.png One of my favourite conferences is the Economist's talent management summit which I spoke at last year and this blog has been supporting for three years now (see my competition to

Five Ways to Make Performance Reviews Dynamic


Thursday, April 11, 2013 :00am. Five Ways to Make Performance Reviews Dynamic By Greg Belkin. Does the phrase “annual performance review” make you shudder?


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.

Slow and Steady Loses Every Time


The world of work is moving at the speed of light. Or at least it feels that way for me. The work life balance discussion doesn''t seem to stop, but quite frankly I don''t think many of the uber rich outside of Silicon Valley are listening.

A Design Conundrum: Employee Engagement and a 2-Day Employee Value Proposition Workshop

David Zinger

How do you view the connection between employee engagement and the employee value proposition (EVP)? Last year I was invited by an Asian client to propose a two day workshop on an employee value proposition.

#HCSummit - virtual learning at Avon Products

Strategic HCM

. I''m virtually attending another of HCI ''s annual summits. We''ve had sessions from Dan Pink and Liz Wiseman and leading practitioners such as Colleen McCreary at Zynga.

Six Steps towards a Strategic Embrace of Generation C


Friday, April 12, 2013 :00am. Six Steps towards a Strategic Embrace of Generation C By Greg Belkin. Allow me to state the obvious one last time: social and mobile are changing the way we live, both personally and professionally.


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.

Terminated worker won’t return property

Business Management Daily

The problem: A terminated employee fails to return company equipment, such as a laptop. How do you get it back? You have different options to consider, depending on your state’s laws. The post Terminated worker won’t return property appeared first on Business Management Daily. Firing Human Resources

Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #27: Managing Engagement

David Zinger

If you are dissatisfied with your immediate manager you are probably disengaged. 80 percent of employees who were very dissatisfied with their immediate supervisor were disengaged. link]. Commentary. Are we investing our engagement dollars in the right place.

What a Minimum Wage Hike Could Mean for Your Business


In the 2014 State of the Union address , President Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 an hour, and soon after signed an Executive Order to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for federal service contractors. If you’re a business owner, panic might be the first reaction. How would an hourly hike affect your labor costs? Your workforce strategy? Your product pricing? Here’s what you should know about a potential increase in the minimum wage.

The Biggest Gen Y and Gender Myths and Why Your Company Should Care

Inpower Coaching

I recently published my Harvard study in Harvard Business Review : Busting Gen Y & Gender Myths and Why Your Company Should Care unleashing new research on the work-life aspirations of elite Gen Y women and men. Surveying a group of Harvard and MIT MBAs, I found that they hold more traditional attitudes about gender roles in the workplace than the rest of the Gen Y cohort.

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.

Yesterday is Dead and Gone


I’m fairly new to the social media scene. I’ve only been active for a few years, but it is abundantly clear to me, and should be to any other breathing human resources professional in the state of Florida, that social media IS our new reality. There is no going back. There are no good ol’ days. There is no longing for how things used to be. Yesterday is dead and gone. Is this your HR conference room? So where the hell is everybody?

5 Zingers on The Connected Company (Dave Gray)

David Zinger

Dave Gray and Thomas Vander Wal offer an intriguing, insightful, and informative guide on co-creating a connected company. Here are 5 zingers on The Connected Company : Check out the back over. I appreciated the drawings and statements inside the back cover of the book.

SAPPHIRE NOW Countdown Begins


By Kira Swain, Social Media Manager and SAPPHIRE NOW Social Ambassador This year will be my second year as a social media ambassador for the cloud campus at SAPPHIRE NOW Orlando 2013. I’m really excited to attend this year because there is so much momentum with SAP Cloud. We’ve got some exciting things planned for […]. Events Social Media cloud SAPPHIRE NOW social ambassador social media

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In 100 Words: Perils of Blind Conformance


In one of the TED talks , James Surowiecki shares: “If army ants are wandering around and they get lost, they start to follow a simple rule: Just do what the ant in front of you does. The ants eventually end up in a circle.

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.

Roll The Lines


There is only one sport where every player contributes during every game. Not football with their 50+ man rosters; and not baseball with their 20+ man squads; and certainly not basketball with the last three players on the bench looking as fresh in their warm ups at the end of the game as they did during the pre-game speech. Only one sport requires each player to participate in every game and go as hard as they possibly can each shift. Read my full post over at Performance I Create.

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Employee engagement: What 4-letter word would you use for work?

David Zinger

Here is a short question for reflection: If you could change work into another four letter word, what word would you choose? Employee Engagement question work as a four letter word