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

The Key To Planning When You're Uncertain: Plan for the Next 6 Months, Not for the Rest of Your Life

The Bamboo Project Blog

. For the past several months, I''ve been in a sort of career quandry about where I want to go next. I''m feeling the need for some big shifts in my life, but I''m not entirely sure how I want those to play out in my business and career. Part of this is because I''m turning 50 in September.


High-Impact Talent Acquisition: European Edition

Josh Bersin

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. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Sourcing and Recruiting Talent Strategy

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360 Reviews for a Team of One? You Bet.


In this corner, with a record of effectively improving career development and job performance —supported by detailed feedback from managers as well as colleagues — we have 360 degree performance reviews.

Blogging, Work and Choosing Not to Suck at Leadership


When I started this blog my goal was to speak to one person --> me. My q uestions at t he end of each post are mostly a ch allenge back to myself to react to what I''v e writ ten. Sure, I love the many comments that have been added to the site over the years.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Do You Have a Wellness Approach or a Disease Approach to Your Career?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. As I''ve continued to work on the issues of career resilience, developing the model and thinking about how the patterns of resilience play out, one area I''ve been thinking about is how our overall mindset about our careers shapes our ideas about resilience. .

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My Life With Cancer In 5 Minutes or Less – Reagan Van Antwerp


Reagan from Michigan recently learned she has breast cancer, a self-professed “fighter, educator, and humorist,” Reagan shares her amazing story. Life is about living and not just about avoiding death! – Lets celebrate life. Cancer, well now that’s a crappy word. And let me tell you, it’s even worse when it applies to you. But […]. Accepting Oneself Self Esteem Cancer Hope How to deal with Cancer

The Curious Case of Business Agility from an HR Perspective


Thursday, July 11, 2013 :00am. The Curious Case of Business Agility from an HR Perspective By Greg Belkin. Organizational agility (or business agility) as a concept seems to be an increasingly popular topic of discussion these days.


More on Following Through

The Bamboo Project Blog

few weeks ago, I wrote a post on the art of following through , in which I talked about the lure of the next shiny new thing and the difficulties we can have in completing our projects. . After reading that post, one of my regular readers, R.S.

How to Network While Traveling on Business

45 Things

After a long day of business on the road, I have been known to hole up in my hotel room and have room service deliver a hot fudge sundae while I watch a marathon of "International House Hunters."

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!

Vengeance Will Be Mine


There is a delicate balance in leadership. I see the struggle play out regularly. It seems to me we''ve evolved our collective corporate lives into something very different from our personal ones.

Employee engagement: What workplaces need to learn from honeybees

David Zinger

Fresh Buzz. Harvey Schachter from the Globe and Mail wrote a wonderful article on my latest e-book Waggle. If you would like to read the article, click here. If you would like to read or download the free eBook click here.

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Join Us for an Employee Central #SAPChat


By Kira Swain, Social Media Manager Updated: On Tuesday July 16th we had an #SAPChat on Employee Central and Core HR. For a full transcript of the chat Q&A, please click here. Stay tuned for updates on our next upcoming chat! The convergence of social, mobile, cloud and big data is significantly changing the […]. Employee Central Social Media employee central social media tweetchat

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Should an Author's Resume/CV Be on His/Her #HR blog?

True Faith HR

Short post, and inside baseball. I was taken to task by a reader regarding my use of LinkedIn to examine the educational background of the HuffPost Top 100 Most Social HR Experts on Twitter. Her argument is that LinkedIn is a glitchy marketing tool, that shouldn''t be confused with a resume.

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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Knowledge is Power (and Relief – Thank You Mayo Clinic!)


Tuesday, July 9, 2013 :00am. Knowledge is Power (and Relief – Thank You Mayo Clinic!) By Ellen Julian. Recently I’ve had a spate of bad luck injuries – the kind that make it difficult to walk, run or even drive.

Does Your Choice Of Husband Determine Your Career Success? [Video]

Inpower Coaching

. In Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In , she makes a provocative point, that one of the most critical decisions a woman makes that determines her career success is her choice of partner. When I first read this my instinct was to disagree.

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Big Data: Can you tell the signal from the noise?


Last month, Google’s SVP of people operations Laszlo Bock gave a much-discussed interview to the New York Times on the role of Big Data in the recruitment process. On the one hand, he says, hard data can help you separate your feelings from the facts.

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Why #HR is the Villain

True Faith HR

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Managers Stop Sweating the Performance Review Process


It’s summertime. The sun is bright and school is out, but formal performance review time will be here faster than you can say “watermelon snow cone.”. If you haven’t thought about employee appraisals in a while, don’t worry. It’s not too late to get back on track, but the clock is ticking. Here are some ways to make the performance assessment process work for you instead of the other way around. Use your time wisely.

How to Improve Collaboration at Work

45 Things

Is your team bogged down by bickering or back-biting? Do team members seem disengaged and uncollaborative? If so, it could be that they need to have their interactions overhauled so that conversations are supportive, focused and meaningful.

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Arianna Huffington will be inspiring Employee Success™ at ACE 2013!


Don’t miss keynote speaker Arianna Huffington at the 2013 Achievers Customer Experience ( ACE 2013 ).

On the Need for HR Certification Research

True Faith HR

In the wake of the HuffPost Top 100 Most Social HR Experts list , and the significant number on the list who do not have HR certification , was a comment made by one of those top 100 members: As a recruiting practitioner I really see no value personally or professionally in being a SHRM member or gaining a certificate.

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.

My Summer Internship: Halfway Done


Jeffrey Blechschmidt is currently interning for the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team under Alona Gumalo. Jeff grew up in Philadelphia and will be entering his third year at The Ohio State University. He is studying Business Administration and Finance, and hopes to work in the finance side of a tech company after he graduates. […]. SuccessFactors Careers careers intern internship life at successfactors luv work again SuccessFactors

In 100 Words: What Are You Building?


Day-to-day work can sometimes feel boring, but we need to adjust the lens we use to see our work and focus on ‘ purpose of the work.’. Two workers were toiling outside of a huge new structure. The first one was exhausted, disengaged and uninspired. What are you working on?” asked a passerby.

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How to Have More Energy: 6 Quick Tips for Business Owners


As a business owner, your “energy vampires” appear in many forms – a product fails and a customer complains. An important employee resigns. New regulations affect your industry. And that’s in addition to your everyday responsibilities – answering questions, representing your company to the public, planning for the future and watching your bottom line. You’re on your feet, miss meals and skip workouts so you can get everything done. But even when you’re feeling burnt out , business must go on.

Behind Closed Doors – Avoiding the Corporate “Snowden Effect”

Inpower Coaching

Edward Snowden’s revelations of what the National Security Agency (NSA) knows about us have gotten us talking about the role of secrecy in a free society. This is an important conversation, despite the fact that Snowden and the press seem to have shifted from principle-driven to ego-driven tactics, and taken the media discussion on this matter with him.

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.