Sat.May 11, 2013 - Fri.May 17, 2013

Building Career Resilience: Networks vs. "Circles of Connection"

The Bamboo Project Blog

. One of the issues that is clear to me when it comes to career resilience is that we need to build our connections to other people.

Creating a Culture in Which Teams and Workgroups Can Engage in Collective Sensemaking

Conversation Matters

For teams or workgroups to be effective and competitive they must, 1) understand their customers’ requirements and the frequent changes to those requirements, 2) take action. and be fully cognizant of the consequences of those actions, both intended and unintended, 3) detect changes both in the internal and external environment, and 4) develop their collective understanding of the complexities these many factors create. (In

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What Should A Recent Grad Do If He/She Hates the Job Immediately?

True Faith HR

Sadly, a 2013 college graduate writes: So I am coming to you for some advice. I started a job on the Monday after graduation. And I can honestly say it is the most boring thing I have done in my life. I almost dread going to work in the morning and it is only day 4 tomorrow.

Making Performance Management Part of the Daily Routine

Reviewsnap

We’ve all done it — once a year, we set goals we don’t revisit until the next year rolls around. It’s why performance management doesn’t seem to work. It also makes it really easy for people to skate along, doing well but perhaps not going above and beyond.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Career Resilience Tool: The Career Journal

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Awhile back, I wrote about the value of having a career journal and discussed some of the ways that I used my own journal. I''m a huge proponent of reflective practice and a journal is a critical tool for that work.

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Grandchild Leave, Evolutionary Compensation Planning, and Contribution Recognition: 3 Creative Ways Your Sourcing Organization Can Motivate Top Talent

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 :00am. Grandchild Leave, Evolutionary Compensation Planning, and Contribution Recognition: 3 Creative Ways Your Sourcing Organization Can Motivate Top Talent By Ellen Julian.

Why Learning on the Go Is So Important

Reviewsnap

As companies try to diversify their learning programs and make training available across a variety of mediums, they’ve been forced to consider how mobile fits into the learning picture.

5 Zingers on Trust Works! (Ken Blanchard)

David Zinger

This is a biased review of the book, Trust Works! by Ken Blancard, Cynthia Olmstead and Martha Lawrence. This is a biased review of Trust Works! It is biased because I had the opportunity in San Diego to meet and spend time with Ken Blanchard and the Blanchard Company two weeks ago.

#ECTalent: Creating a Mobile, Agile Workforce ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

I had thought I was going to be in China straight after my session in Malaysia, but that trip has been delayed to August so I am going to be at the Economist's Talent Management Summit on Tuesday 21 May now. Woohoo

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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!

Effective Compensation Management: Not Just a Numbers Game Anymore

Peoplefluent

Thursday, May 16, 2013 :00am. Effective Compensation Management: Not Just a Numbers Game Anymore By Greg Belkin. Quick! When I say the word “compensation” to you, what is the first thing that pops into your head?

We'll Never Get Selection Right.Reason #247

True Faith HR

If you wonder why I continually write about sports and HR, take the trials and tribulations of former Detroit Lions 2nd round pick, Titus Young.

Winning With Employee Central

SuccessFactors

By Eva Woo, Director of Product Marketing – Employee Central Ok, let’s start with full disclosure… I’m new here at SuccessFactors. This is my third week and I volunteered to submit a blog to post about Employee Central before SAPPHIRE NOW. I should write about the features and benefits of Employee Central and in less […]. Employee Central customers employee central HCM successfactors values

[SlideShare] The ArcelorMittal Dofasco story: Creating a culture of Employee Success

Achievers

A chievers recently released its latest Slideshare presentation, Creating a Culture of Employee Success ™ , which was featured on the Slideshare homepage last week.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Friday Factoid #32: Priority but no Strategy

David Zinger

Yeah employee engagement is important but… The majority (79%) of respondents rate employee engagement as a high priority, but only 41% have an employee engagement strategy in place, according to research by YouForce. ( Source ). Commentary.

Qinetiqette qits - can it be true? ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

Strategic HCM

I don't get to spend anything like as much time as I would like to read other peoples' blogs. But one of those that I have paid a lot of attention to for several years though, and very often talk about at workshops to illustrate one

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Business Velocity: Engage to Execute Your Business Strategies at Scale

SuccessFactors

A new set of rules challenge every business to survive and thrive. There is a way forward to turn these new rules into your new competitive advantage. We call it: Business Velocity.

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Take our survey on business success and get free HBR research

Achievers

A chievers and Harvard Business Review are working on a new research study called The Science of Business Success. By participating in the study, you’ll help us better understand the relationship between Employee Success™ and business performance.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Lesson One from David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker

David Zinger

Employee Engagement Advice is Only Half Right. I often start my speeches on employee engagement with the following statement: Half of what I will offer today is right on, half of what I will offer today is wrong, and I don’t know the difference.

Comp Time Vs. Overtime: Which Should You Offer Employees?

Insperity

On May 8, 2013, the U.S. House approved a bill that would allow private-sector employees to take compensatory or comp time instead of overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week. Though the bill is said to have little chance of passing in the Senate, it has raised questions about the legalities and merits of offering comp, or compensatory time, in lieu of overtime pay. For now, employers must comply with the rules as they are laid out by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Enemy Within

NoExcusesHR

“Did I do the right thing?” “Is Is the company going to get sued?” “Did Did we violate one of the many new regulations that seem to keep coming?” “Is Is my job now on the line?” Human Resources professionals face more challenges today than ever before. Any reasonable person would believe the laws that have been passed to protect all employees would certainly suffice.

[Webinar recap] Building a culture of recognition: Credit Union ONE’s Employee Success™ Story

Achievers

Organizations with high engagement rates are 78 percent more productive and 40 percent more profitable than disengaged organizations 1. Top employers realize that engaged workplaces begin with a recognition-rich culture, and this is where the Credit Union ONE Employee Success story starts.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

Learn Something New Every Day

Root

It’s good advice, actually. All of us can learn from one another if we take the time to open up and listen. Even community leaders, politicians, and CEOs have room to learn a lesson. Root has dedicated this year’s Watercooler ® Newsletter to the people.

How to Choose a Retirement Plan: 3 Features Employees Love

Insperity

Since the financial crisis of 2008, workers have become more aware and concerned about saving for retirement. As a result, employer-sponsored retirement plans are no longer an enticing perk, they’re an expectation. In 2013, 42 percent of retirement plan investors say they’ve increased contribution rates to their workplace savings plan, individual retirement accounts (IRA) or health savings accounts, according to the Fidelity Five Years Later study.

What is Heard and What is Felt

QAspire

This may sound very simple but communication is all about transferring emotion and energy. Words are simply carriers of that emotion. Yes, choice of words matter, but that is not communication. Consider this example. The new sales director was on boarded with a lot of frenzy.

Ask Amelia: What makes recognition meaningful?

Achievers

What makes recognition “meaningful”? And what is the most meaningful recognition you’ve received? . The best recognition comes with many layers to it: timely, specific, and meaningful. Bring those aspects together with a thank you and you have delivered a home run. In my 20+ years of working, the most meaningful “thank you” I have received was incredibly personal, and helped me understand how I help others achieve their personal and professional goals. For me – it was a home run.

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Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.