Sat.Aug 17, 2013 - Fri.Aug 23, 2013

Remember to Ask "What's Next?"

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Joe Nocera''s Op-Ed in the New York Times, How Not to Stay On Top , is a description of what happens when companies ride the wave of their strengths for too long and forget to pay attention to what''s next. . I think this is a bit of a cautionary tale for us in our careers, too.

Resume Writing Tips That May Get You An Interview Call

TheHRBlog

Your resume is a potent tool that can land you a HR interview call and maybe a dream job you’ve been waiting for. These resume writing tips can increase your chances of securing an interview call. Your Resume Communicates How You Fit the Job A resume is actually a short account of a person’s career, which can demonstrate […]. Best HR Practices How to get an Interview call. HR Interview tips HR interview Interview Call Job Search Tips Resume Writing tips

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Let Employees Learn When and Where They Want To

Reviewsnap

Despite the plethora of mobile apps for this, and the dizzying array of cloud-based solutions for that, when it comes to how businesses offer learning to employees, most organizations still rely primarily on classroom-based workshops.

Employee Engagement in Reverse: 25 Ways Employees Disengage

David Zinger

Here is a playful list of 25 ways various employees disengage from their work: Dentists feel they are going through the same old drill patient after patient. Surgeons who can no longer cut it. Truckers lose their drive. Bankers continually losing interest. Florists who fail to bloom.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

What's Your "Busy-ness" Trying to Tell You?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Do you need to listen to what your busy-ness is trying to tell you? During last Friday''s meeting with my Mastermind Group, we did a VisualsSpeak exercise together, exploring where we felt we were at right now in terms of our career/business development and where we wanted to be.

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Through Hell

NoExcusesHR

Sometimes it is all simply too much to handle. The stress of the job, home, school, relationships, deadlines, and the reality that stress breeds more stress. When that happens, what do you do? Winston Churchill''s famous quote has served as a reliable and motivational support throughout my career.

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Tips to Overcome Fear

TheHRBlog

Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. “ He was very right we fail to live because of one or another fear. Facing and overcoming your fears will make you live a happier life. What is Fear? Fear is a natural and practical response to danger, but for […]. Best HR Practices Self-Improvement How Can You Overcome Fear How Do We Overcome Fear Overcoming Fear Steps To Overcome Fear Tips For Overcoming Fear Tips To Overcome Fear Ways To Overcome Fear

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Is It Time to Get Your Sh*t Together?

The Bamboo Project Blog

On Project Eve (a career site for women that I follow) there''s an article from a few days ago by Debra Pickett on her Plan 40 --a two-year plan she embarked on at age 38 to "get her sh*t together" by age 40. .

[SlideShare] 19 signs of disengagement (and what you can do to avoid them)

Achievers

Have you ever felt like you’d rather put a pencil in your eye than attend your monthly team meeting? If not, then you’re probably an engaged employee (congrats!). But perhaps you know someone that feels this way.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Why Joining the Circus Could Help Your Career

45 Things

As the summer winds to a close, many young people will have spent their time working at their first job or completing an internship. But how many can say they joined the circus? Natasha Shatzkin can.

MOJO, Michael, and Marshall on Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Michael Cilla created this brief slideshow on engagement based on some of Marshall Goldsmith’s presentation from a 2011 presentation at Electronic Art’s HQ. I think it is well worth taking a second look. I like slide 8. Marshall Goldsmith Presentation from mjcilla.

Bamboo Project on The Delco Show

The Bamboo Project Blog

Last week I had an opportunity to be on The Delco Show, an Internet radio show broadcast through Brandywine Radio. I discussed The Bamboo Project and the habits of career resilience, as well as some of the major trends we''re seeing in the economy.

Thinking Differently

NoExcusesHR

I love trying new ways of doing things at work. I like pushing the envelope, at least in the various corporate cultures I’ve worked in.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Don’t lose that loving feeling. Engage employees beyond the honeymoon.

Achievers

We are most engaged in our jobs while they are shiny and new, according to Gallup. More than half of workers classify themselves as engaged in the first six months of a job. After the first six months, the results dip significantly and stay fairly stable even beyond the ten year mark.

#HRevolution - What HR Can Learn From the Television Industry

True Faith HR

We''re rapidly approaching the 6th iteration of the HRevolution conference sponsored by Sumtotal , October 6th at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. Steve Boese and Ben Eubanks have already shared their reasons for attending the event. While all the sessions will likely be fantastic, for me, the session I am most looking forward to seeing is "What HR Can Learn from the Television Industry" with Kelly Kahl and Phil Gonzales.

5 Ways Employees Could Be Scamming Your Time and Attendance System

Insperity

Remember that kid from elementary school who was always trying to figure out a way to change the grades on his report card? He’s still out there. Only now he’s an adult, and he’s trying to figure out a way to scam his company timesheets. While most employees are honest, there are usually a few you might want to keep your eye on. Even padding each work day with just a few extra minutes adds up. For example, let’s say you pay somebody $10 an hour 40 hours a week.

It's All About Me

NoExcusesHR

Giving feedback to others is something I do on a regular basis. Whether it is a member of my team, another leader in the organization, or a peer, I am regularly interacting with others and sharing my perspective on their performance. That probably sounds a lot like your job, particularly if you are in a human resources leadership role. But what happens when the feedback is about you. or me ?

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

Who Inspires You?

Inpower Coaching

Last weekend, I did it. I pushed the last little birdie out of the nest. It’s not like he was resisting or anything, and this week he’s learning to fly all on his own. Our last 2 days together while I drove him to Virginia Tech was very special time. He and I have grown closer during these last few years working to get him into a college cadet program that will support his dreams of serving our country. I can’t say it’s always been easy.

Ask Achievers: How do I keep our growing office happy?

Achievers

In this week’s Ask Achievers, Melissa Young takes on one of the biggest side effects of growth: office crowding. Melissa is the office coordinator in the A chievers San Francisco office. She is responsible for growth and operations in SF, in addition to her many other Employee Success roles. Dear Ask A chievers, Good news: our company is growing, and growth means new hires! Bad news: we’re running short on desk space.

3 reasons to use AccountSight as your Time and Billing software!

AccountSight

Blog explaining the three factors why AccountSight is the best choice for your time tracking, expense tracking and online invoicing

Executive Readiness: The Business Context

DDI

This blog explores the preparedness of leaders for managing organizational dilemmas/business challenges and sensitive interpersonal issues

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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.

Women Getting to the Top: Change Culture vs Change Behavior

Inpower Coaching

By: Natalie Runyon. I attended a dinner with senior executive women leaders in financial institutions a few weeks ago at which a question was asked about the quickest way to increase the number of women in the C-suite. Very quickly, the consensus was to change the culture of organizations because of the subtle biases that are held by the dominant group (in this case, men) and how they work against women.

Applications now open for the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards!

Achievers

The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards recognize top employers annually that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workforce. Apply today to be recognized as the top employer you know you are. Engagement is crucial to your employees’ success. So much so that top employers focus on engagement because it positively impacts business success. According to Gallup, disengagement costs the U.S. economy up to $550 billion annually in lost productivity 1.

3 reasons to use AccountSight as your Time and Billing software!

AccountSight

Blog explaining the three factors why AccountSight is the best choice for your time tracking, expense tracking and online invoicing

Executive Readiness: The Business Context

DDI

This blog explores the preparedness of leaders for managing organizational dilemmas/business challenges and sensitive interpersonal issues

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100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.