Sat.Jun 22, 2013 - Fri.Jun 28, 2013

Clarify: Beware Those "Top 10 Jobs" Lists

The Bamboo Project Blog

The other day, a friend shared with me one of those infographics that talks about "demand jobs"--in this case, it''s jobs that require little work experience. This is what it looks like.

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Playing the Race Card


I have a couple of hot buttons in my life.

Taking a ‘Lean In’ View of Compensation for Women


In her book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg makes a strong case for how women miss opportunities for advancement when they “lean out” — when they fail to take advantage of opportunities early on in their careers.

5 Zingers on Positive Leadership by Kim Cameron

David Zinger

A five point review of Kim Cameron’s, Positive Leadership: Strategies for Extraordinary Performance. Kim Cameron, the father of 7 children and co-founder of the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship, wrote the second edition of a concise book on positive leadership.

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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.

A Newspaper Story on Recruiting I'd Like to Read.

True Faith HR

A story I''d like to read in the near future : Southern California real estate agents recruiters are using reconnaissance and back-channel networks to find houses applicants that haven''t yet hit the market. Some even offer bizarre gifts.

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High-Impact Talent Acquisition: European Edition

Bersin with Deloitte

I just finished two weeks in Europe and attended the iRecruit Conference in Amsterdam. In addition to talking with many talent acquisition leaders and vendors, we previewed the findings of our upcoming High-Impact Talent Acquisition research which is highlighted below. Social tools and "talent networks" are a hot topic. With the rise of LinkedIn […]. Talent & PM Providers Talent Acquisition Providers Talent Acquisition Strategy

How to Create Sustainable Employee Engagement: A Lesson from Costco

David Zinger

Don’t run out of engagement. This lesson in employee engagement is not based on the principles and practices of how Costco treats their employees, rather it is based on a lesson from being a Costco shopper.

Future of Work Agenda, June 2013

Future of Work

June 2013. We work with senior executives who want to take charge of the future. by creating compelling work experiences. I''m back.

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Be Thyself: The Secret to Being Happy and Engaged at Work


“‘Know thyself’ was written over the portal of the antique world. Over the portal of the new world, ‘Be thyself’ shall be written.” –Oscar Wilde We’ve all seen survey after survey that shows that employee engagement around the world is stuck near record lows. For over a decade the traditional measures have included corporate-wide initiatives […]. Be Happy Employee Engagement Tips For Employees be yourself. How to drive employee engagement Kevin Kruse Know yourself

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.

Student Reflections on the #SHRM13 Expo Hall Experience

True Faith HR

One of the unique aspects of our school is that they have allowed me to create a course where students can attend the SHRM Annual Conference for course credit. Given the immersion into HR over four and a half days, 19 sessions, and the expo hall, students garner a much broader view of the HR profession than they would get in the classroom.

Is it Time for a Treadmill Desk?

45 Things

When I was in school, I biked or walked everywhere. Even when I entered the working world, I walked several miles every day, covering my beat as a police and court reporter. It wasn''t until the advent of email and the Internet that my butt seemed to become glued to a chair.

Friday Employee Engagement Factoid #34: On the Lookout

David Zinger

On the lookout. A study of over 1,700 employees conducted in 2012 by the American Psychological Association (APA) indicated that more than half of all employees intended to search for new jobs because they felt under appreciated and undervalued. link]. Commentary.

Three Things Bill Gates Has Learned From Warren Buffett


Last month, I went to Omaha for the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. It’s always a lot of fun, and not just because of the ping-pong matches and the newspaper-throwing contest I have with Warren Buffett. It’s also fun because I get to learn from Warren and gain insight into how he thinks. Here are three things […]. Career Tips Leadership Success Strategies Bill Gates How To Be Successful How To Be Successful like Warren Buffet Increasing Productivity Self Improvement

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.

Learning Cultures Are Performance Cultures, Research Shows


Wednesday, June 26, 2013 :00am. Learning Cultures Are Performance Cultures, Research Shows By Jim Bowley. based employers increased their training spend each of the last two years—by 10% in 2011 and by another 12% in 2012. The reason? Their desire to improve performance.

A Career in HR? The Cynical Girl (@lruettimann) and I Discuss

True Faith HR

Laurie Ruettimann and I love Human Resources in very different ways. She is a consultant and disaffected practitioner. I am a professor. We have very different messages for our chosen profession. Here is a letter Laurie received from a graduate student at an elite university. We wanted to apply different perspectives and respond to this young gentleman directly. Dear Laurie, I just read your article “ A Letter to the #shrmstudent Conference Attendees ” and I must admit I am a little surprised.

Buyer beware: How to uncover the worst résumé falsehoods

Business Management Daily

Between 10% and 30% of résumés include untruths according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The post Buyer beware: How to uncover the worst résumé falsehoods appeared first on Business Management Daily. Hiring Human Resources Videos

[Infographic] Anatomy of an employee referral


How much do you know about employee referrals? Did you know they can be 18 times cheaper to hire than traditionally-recruited candidates? Or that they work better, smarter, and stick around longer?

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.

How to Focus Creativity to Achieve Results

45 Things

Are you an idea monkey? According to G. Michael Maddock, author of “Free the Idea Monkey…to Focus on What Matters Most,” an idea monkey is someone who can produce lots of new thoughts, concepts or ideas on demand and is ready to pour his or her abundant creative energies into working with others.

World of Work Selling is a Buyer's Market for the Better


Monday, June 24, 2013 :00am. World of Work Selling Is a Buyer's Market for the Better By Kevin Grossman. My youngest daughter, she really knew what she wanted that very moment the other day, right after the moment of her initial entertaining realization.


SHRM13 Why Your Talent aren't Talent - Jon Ingham's Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

I was in Chicago last week presenting on 'The New HR' at SHRM's Annual Conference in Chicago. There were some great sessions going on, and it was wonderful to catch up with and meet lots of great HR people too

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Update Your Employee Handbook


Mark Twain said “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter – ‘tis the difference between the lightning- bug and the lightning.”. In business, the difference between the almost right word and the right word can mean a lawsuit or a boycott.

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.

My Summer Internship: #dailylife


Courtney Laub is currently interning for Kira Swain in social media before returning to Boston College in the fall for her senior year. She is majoring in Communications and double minoring in International Studies and Hispanic Studies. This is her story. It’s Tuesday morning. My alarm goes off at 6:15 because today I have to be at […]. SuccessFactors Careers careers intern internship life at successfactors luv work again SuccessFactors

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Gov. Perry Signs Drug Screening Legislation


Excerpted from Gov. Rick Perry today signed Senate Bill 21, which will require mandatory drug screening as a condition for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits by certain individuals. The governor was joined by bill author Sen. Tommy Williams and Lt. David Dewhurst for the signing ceremony.

#DebateHR: HR Raging Debates - please comment! ~ HR to HR 2.0.

Strategic HCM

Talent shortage - "In most businesses it's the team & community which provide performance, not just individuals." " Managing generations - "What we really need to do is to treat each individual, not just each generation

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The Elements of Being Organizationally Human


[ 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.]. Humanize” is becoming a popular term to use these days when talking about corporate cultures. I think it will be sticky.

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.