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The Call to Retreat

The Bamboo Project Blog

. ". the cycle of being-doing is also the cycle of remembering-forgetting. Like Persephone in the myth of Demeter and Persephone, you blossom, you die, you are reborn again and again.

Collective Sensemaking: How One Organization uses the Oscillation Principle

Conversation Matters

Kessels and Smit (K&S) is a consulting firm that makes use of Collective Sensemaking to continually learn how to be more effective as a company, serve their clients better, help and support each other, and find and engage in interesting client projects. .

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Midyear Checkup: Looking Back, Thinking Ahead


We can hear you already: Annual performance reviews are such a pain in the neck, why would I want to double the agony by doing them at midyear, too? Bear with us. The benefits outweigh your fears. The midyear mark is a good time to check on employees’ progress toward their performance goals.

SuccessFactors and SAP Getting their Integration Act Together

Bersin with Deloitte

We just completed a comprehensive briefing with SAP and SuccessFactors about product integration. Katherine Jones and I were impressed with the progress the company is making: SAP's engineering prowess is clearly being applied to this area in a big way. And SAP customers will see these integrations being applied to all of SAP's cloud offerings. […]. HR Service Delivery Providers Talent & PM Providers

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.

Connecting for Career Resilience--Help Me Help You

The Bamboo Project Blog

. The other day I had lunch with one of the members of my recently-formed Mastermind group.

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Five L&D Trends You Should Watch – and Join


Thursday, July 18, 2013 :00am. Five L&D Trends You Should Watch – and Join By Jim Bowley. Enterprise organizations are beefing up their learning and development (L&D) budgets to gain significant performance advantages.

It Can Be Done


I started my health care career at a small agency that served emotionally disturbed and physically abused children. It was a place that cared deeply for the residents who had to live away from their families due to their complicated circumstances and behavior.

The Tour of Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Marvin Faure takes us on a slide tour of what cyclists can teach us about motivation and engagement. What can cyclists teach you about how to motivate your people? from Marvin Faure. Are you cycling powerfully into full engagement?

How to Become More Influential

45 Things

Remember the first time you heard about Twitter? At the time, you may have scoffed and said you could care less about what someone ate for lunch.

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!

People Have GOT to Get Paid!


Monday, July 15, 2013 :00am. People Have GOT to Get Paid! By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

When Paternalistic Employers Go Wrong

True Faith HR

I usually applaud employers who go out of their way to help employers improve their lot in life.

5 ways to assess workplace culture fit


Guest Post by: Meghan M. Recruiting the best talent and culture can be a heartbreaking process.

Heavy Mettle Leadership


Change processes can be difficult. Think about what you''re actually doing when you decide to formally launch a culture change effort. You''re asking the people who you''ve hired (or inherited but kept on the team), to stop behaving the way you''ve asked them to, in some cases for a long time. Now, you''re them to be differen t. Here''s the''re asking for the change from your team because it is abundantly clear that a change is necessary.

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.

Leadership Development on Hyper-Drive – Benefits for Employees and Employers Alike


Wednesday, July 17, 2013 :00am. Leadership Development on Hyper-Drive – Benefits for Employees and Employers Alike By Kevin Grossman. Late last year when SHRM conducted research on the challenges HR will face in the next decade, developing corporate leaders was a top concern.

Why #HR Should Care About the NBA Summer League

True Faith HR

On Thursday, I will join three of my colleagues behind the 8 Man Rotation in Las Vegas (we always leave one behind to keep it going in case something befalls the rest of us) for two to three days to catch some NBA Summer League action.

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3 Salary Negotiation Tips For Women


Many women find negotiating salary for themselves difficult. Women are often raised to believe that asking for things is selfish and unseemly. This puts them in a particularly difficult position when it comes to negotiating their own salary. Get over it ! Maxine, an upcoming HR professional liked a company and was very interested in the position […].

The Hidden Benefit of Teams


B eing part of a close team at work or in sports is special. The camaraderie, support, and understanding when something goes wrong is not taken for granted. It is usually earned through hard work and reciprocal support of the other team members. Work Teams When we find ourselves working in a real team environment it is terrific. The fear of retribution is replaced with support for taking risks, making mistakes and knowing that trying harder the next time is the norm.

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.

Meaningful Employee Incentives can be Cost Effective and Simple

Boost Rewards

The most common employee incentives used by organizations are often monetary rewards, such as gift cards, bonuses, and even cold hard cash. However, this method of rewarding employees may not always be the best because you are assigning a value to your employees work. Giving a $50 gift card for a job well done, tells Click Here to Read More. The post Meaningful Employee Incentives can be Cost Effective and Simple appeared first on Boost Rewards. Boost Blog

What Robert Galbraith Can Teach Us About #HR

True Faith HR

In late April, Robert Galbraith published his first novel - a mystery called " The Cuckoo''s Calling " - to rave reviews but relatively few purchases. Yesterday, Robert Galbraith''s book was languishing at 4,709 on Amazon''s bestseller list with 1500 sales.

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Five Leadership Tips for Women in Organizations


“Careers are a jungle gym, not a ladder,” writes Sheryl Sandberg in her new book, “Lean In” which prompts women to take up leadership roles in corporate organizations. It is an acknowledged fact that women have to face unique challenges and struggles while developing a style of leadership at the workplace. For women who aspire […].

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My Summer Internship: Almost Done!


Angela Sperbeck is currently interning for Catherin Cherubino in the Cloud Ecosystems & Channels, Program Operations, Enablement and Partner Marketing team. She is majoring in Business Administration at the University of Mary Washington and will return this fall for her senior year. This is her story. When I first found out that I was going […]. SuccessFactors Careers intern blog

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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.

[Infographic] Who are your engaged employees?


Every employee has the capacity to be engaged, but certain groups seem to have an easier time than others. Based on original research by the Human Capital Institute and A chievers, our newest infographic breaks down some surprising demographic trends in employee engagement.

Don’t Hit the Snooze Bar on Your Employees


[ New post from Chad Truby – Vice President, General Manager at Symbolist. You can read more about him on our Leadership page.]. As I pedaled through my morning route….I I could not stop thinking about time.

How To Crack Job Interview


You have secured a job interview, great news, but remember so have another several people. The objective ahead is to secure the role and stand out from the crowd as on paper most applicants have the relevant skills in question to fill the role. Research: Research, research, research! Interviewers are always impressed if a candidate […]. HR Interview Interview Tips Job Search Tips HR interview Interview questions and how to answer them Job Interview