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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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Is Technology Making Your Rude?

45 Things

Nearly everyone has a story about someone at work who has been rude. Perhaps it was the boss who sent a snippy e-mail or the co-worker who made snarky comments, but workplace civility often seems to have gone the way of the typewriter.

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.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

#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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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?

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).

[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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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[Infographic] Why top employers drive engagement to power business success

Achievers

Harvard Business Review reveals that the performance connection for happy employees is 3x: on average, they have 31 percent high productivity, 37 percent higher sales, and 3 times higher creativity than their less engaged colleagues.

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.

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.

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 Foster Wheeler Keeps Their Facilitators Sharp

DDI

Read about the Learning to Lead program—the company’s successful effort to build a global talent pipeline and develop its frontline leaders

[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.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.