Sat.Jul 27, 2013 - Fri.Aug 02, 2013

"What the F*%# Are You Doing?"

The Bamboo Project Blog

. My good friend Christine Martell shared a wonderful story of career mentoring with me the other day. A woman was being sexually harrassed at work and went to see a labor attorney about it.

How Well do Vendors Let you “Datify” Your HR Systems?

Bersin with Deloitte

We're completing some major research in talent analytics and preparing a lot of new information for members on the topic of "Datafying HR." " (Please read my blog on Forbes "The Datafication of Human Resources" for more information.) Simply described, to "datafy" a business function means to shift its focus from delivering a business process to […]. HR Service Delivery Providers Learning Providers People Analytics

The top 5 real reasons your employees are leaving their jobs


Guest blog post by Julie Labrie. Many HR thought-leaders are predicting that talent retention will be one of the greatest upcoming challenges for professionals in the people management field.

Employee Engagement: Are You Positive?

David Zinger

Employee Engagement Zingers. Shannon Polly conducted and posted an engaging interview with Kim Cameron on virtuous business practices. This is an insightful interview and made me think of the connections between positive organizational scholarship and employee engagement.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

What 10 Questions Would You Ask Yourself to Highlight Your Strengths?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. For the past few days I''ve been preparing for a radio interview I''m doing this afternoon about my work and The Bamboo Project. One of the things I had to do was come up with a list of 10 questions I wanted the interviewer to ask me.

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Precision Is Often Messy (In HR)


I''ve been thinking about work a lot lately. Not just my work, but all work. It seems there is an expectation out there that work should be done perfectly, every time, regardless of the dynamics involved.

It’s Time to Reinvent Your Pay for Performance Program


Monday, July 29, 2013 :00am. It’s Time to Reinvent Your Pay for Performance Program By Salvatore Giliberto. Having a pay for performance program that focuses mainly on company goals rather than individual objectives and motivations is bound to lead to several pitfalls.

Career Resilience Tool: The Small Wins Journal

The Bamboo Project Blog

Small Wins Journa -. . The other day I had a good conversation with a manager about my post Six Positive Professional Development Strategies for the Toxic Workplace. He''s dealing with a lot of work drama and interested in how you can address these issues. . One of the things I recommended in that post was to do a daily debrief with yourself to provide a sort of "reality check" on what''s happening and to focus on learning.

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How to Become a Better Writer

45 Things

Chances are that you spend much of your day writing. Whether it’s crafting a project update report or sending an email, your written communications are often a big part of your professional life. What you may not realize, however, is how that writing can make or break your career.

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.

The Power Position


It''s funny how we try to minimize the role of power in the workplace. Sometimes we use terms like "associates" or "team members" instead of employees. We try flattening our organizations, or downplaying job titles to help put people at ease.

Increased Visibility into Pay for Performance Programs Bridges the Gap between Science and Art


Thursday, August 1, 2013 :00am. Increased Visibility into Pay for Performance Programs Bridges the Gap between Science and Art By Salvatore Giliberto. Traditionally, Pay for Performance programs have focused a lot on science and math.

Join Us For a Hybrid Cloud #SAPChat!


Updated 8/13: On Thursday, August 8 we had an #SAPchat on Hybrid Cloud. For a full transcript of the chat Q&A, please click here! A survey conducted by Wakefield Research found that more than 70% of CIOs simplified their IT processes by migrating to the hybrid cloud environment. Hybrid cloud is quickly becoming a part of […]. Integration/Hybrid Social Media

Should HR introduce quota for men?

All about Human Capital

HR is primarily staffed by women. That is a fact. Whichever way you look at it, when you call HR you will most likely speak to a woman. HR is best described as a 47 year old white woman. Some have called it a “pink-collar ghetto” In my last blog , I asked why there are so many women in HR and I have received a number of suggestions. Some I can’t repeat here.

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.

5 must-reads for the in-the-know HR professional: Week of July 19th, 2013


Do you know what your personal brand says about you? And what is it saying about the company you work for? This week’s collection of articles takes a deep dive into the world of personal branding and how it is quickly evolving as social media continues to be part of our daily lives.

HR Most Influential 2013 ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

Well, it's not a result of my recent blogging - or lack of it - but I am pleased to have been included in HR Magazine's long list of Most Influentials again this year. And yes, although I have't been blogging, I have been training

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My Summer Internship: An Intern’s Life Never Stops!


It seems like ages since I started working at SuccessFactors. Having interned here for close to two summers, I look back on the experience with true amazement and gratitude. Recently, I learned how to use HTML while creating a JAM group and I cannot be more thankful because I have always wanted to learn this. […]. SuccessFactors Careers careers internship sales bootcamp sales university SuccessFactors

The Joint Venture Challenge

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Hussain Al Obaidly, Chief Human Resources Officer, Mubadala GE Capital. Attracting and retaining talent in a joint venture is always a challenge, particularly when the company operates in a fast moving and highly competitive market like the Middle East.

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.

The Leadership Generation Gap


DDI's research has shown that Generation Y leaders crave more coaching – something that older generations are the perfect candidates to deliver. But the research has also shown that the majority of leaders can’t coach effectively

Sourcing and Placing Physician Candidates for “Difficult” Openings

Hospital Recruiting

In-house physician recruiters are asked to do a difficult job. Competition for candidates is intense, bosses demand results, scheduling phone calls and interviews around multiple physician’s schedules can be crazy, and neither anticipating or answering every question a physician candidate may have about a particular job is very easy either. And that is just the “regular” physician jobs. How can in-house physician recruiters work to fill the “challenging” positions that require extra effort?

Overcoming the Challenges of HR Process Localisation


By Eva Woo, Director Product Marketing, Employee Central Today’s global enterprises face a variety of challenges – language, culture, geography, legislation and structural problems – when delivering consistent HR processes around the world. Providing all core HR services from a platform that spans the globe and can be reached directly by employees is part of […]. EMEA Employee Central core hr employee central HCM HRIS

Coaching Culture: The Art and Science of Success #IndiaHRChat


It was a time to participate in #IndiaHRChat again and the topic this time was “ Coaching: The Art and Science of Success ”. The topic is very dear to me and it was a great learning experience reading tweets from various people in HR Fraternity.

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.

The Leadership Generation Gap


DDI's research has shown that Generation Y leaders crave more coaching – something that older generations are the perfect candidates to deliver. But the research has also shown that the majority of leaders can’t coach effectively

SAP and SuccessFactors Talent Hybrid Model


By Yannick Peterschmitt, Director, SAP People Cloud Product Marketing (Originally posted on SAP Community Network) I had the pleasure to meet with many of you at HR2013 Amsterdam last June. The conference is now history, and if there is one thing that I took home: EMEA is the hybrid market. All the customers I spoke […]. Integration/Hybrid Strategic HR HCM hr HRIS hybrid integration sap sapchat SuccessFactors

In 100 Words: Why Wait?


Driving to the office everyday is a very humbling experience. Just a few kilometers on the bustling highway, there is a crematorium with two chimneys emitting light-grayish fume. Passing through a cemetery or crematorium, I come face-to-face with mortality.

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