Sat.Sep 07, 2013 - Fri.Sep 13, 2013

The Fine Line Between Creating and Allowing

The Bamboo Project Blog

. In work, as in life, there''s a fine line between creating and allowing. . I''ve seen a lot of people (myself included) put a lot of effort into pushing for things to happen. We look around to see what actions we should take, what more should we DO to move toward what we want. .

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Employee Engagement: Why Good is Good Enough

David Zinger

The Blasphemy of GREAT WORK. Mountains should be climbed with as little effort as possible and without desire. The reality of your own nature should determine the speed. If you become restless, speed up. If you become winded, slow down.

Reviewsnap Will Launch First Performance Management Mobile Application at the HR Technology Conference

Reviewsnap

Reviewsnap , the leading cloud-based performance management software solution, is pleased to announce that it will unveil its new performance management mobile application at this year''s HR Technology Conference on October 7th and 8th in Las Vegas.

Employer adds yoga, dance and fun to retain workers

45 Things

Often the little things can make a difference in how an employee feels about a workplace. Maybe the boss ensures that you get your favorite color of nail polish at holiday time. Maybe you can bring your dog to work. Or, maybe the culture asks you to do kind things for other people.

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.

Busy? How's That Going For You?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. My friend and colleague Nancy Seibel over at Keys to Change is looking at our busy lives and gathering some information on how we cope with our busy-ness.

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How To Increase Your Productivity

TheHRBlog

There are many exotic answers on how do you increase your productivity? The secret to increasing productivity is to replace unimportant tasks with valuable ones. That’s according to London Business School professor Julian Birkinshaw and PA Consulting Group productivity expert Jordan Cohen, who have spent three years researching how knowledge workers (mis)spend their time. Our […]. Increasing Productivity Work Life Balance How To Increase Productivity Time Management Work-Life Balanc

Keeping your employees’ vision aligned with the company’s vision

Achievers

Guest post by: Janine Truitt. When it comes to performance management, it can be a daunting task to keep your employees on task with the company’s goals year-round. It is especially difficult when most performance conversations happen once a year. Sporadic performance conversations coupled with other organizational complexities make team and individual engagement in company goals a challenge for leaders.

Who Helps You Succeed?

NoExcusesHR

"In normal life we hardly realize how much more we receive than we give, and life cannot be rich without such gratitude.

4 Keys to a Transparent Recruiting Process

Peoplefluent

Monday, September 9, 2013 :00am. 4 Keys to a Transparent Recruiting Process By Salvatore Giliberto.

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.

HR Week is Coming to Vegas – Will We See You There?

SuccessFactors

By Tammie Eldridge In early October, the most influential experts in the HR industry will be gathering in Las Vegas. Why not make the most of your travel and learning experience and attend both of these back-to-back conferences in Las Vegas? Join Us at SuccessConnect 2013 This year’s SuccessConnect 2013 (October 9-11) focuses on […]. Events Uncategorized events successconnect

On Campus With Workday

Workday

With two kids in college and three more close behind, like any parent, I hope for the best possible experience for them.

Getting to Neutral

NoExcusesHR

He was on the fast track. Brought in to the organization to help turnaround a woefully ineffective department. His arrival was filled with high energy, creative ideas, and a level of brainpower not seen in that department before. Fundamental problems were tackled, poor performers were moved out, and a new team was born. Everything was on the right track. Until it wasn''t anymore. Being Really Smart is Good Our specialized world has seen the role of generalists fade into history.

5 Questions with Stop Talking, Start Communicating’s Geoffrey Tumlin

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 :00am. 5 Questions with Stop Talking, Start Communicating’s Geoffrey Tumlin By Sarah Slapak. Effective communication throughout any organization is an important key to its success.

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.

11 Human Resources, Recruiting & Leadership Practitioner Speaker Recommendations

Unbridled Talent

I attend and speak at dozens of conferences each year – many focused on audiences of practitioners in the Human Resources, Recruiting and Leadership Development professions. One common theme at all of these events? A paltry number of actual practitioners (i.e. professionals who work in their field at a company that they don’t own and/or isn’t a consulting firm and/or isn’t a law firm) on the agenda as Speakers.

Workday Rising 2013: News Highlights

Workday

Workday Rising 2013 in San Francisco got off to an exciting start yesterday with news announcements from Workday Co-Founders and Co-CEOs Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri during their keynote address. Watch the highlights from those announcements in this five-minute video

Aurico Receives Veteran-Owned Business Certification

Aurico

The Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) has verified Aurico to be a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB). The CVE, better known as the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), provides this designation so veterans can participate in the Veterans First Contracting Program.

Make A Little Happy HR Magic This Friday the 13th

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 :00am. Make A Little Happy HR Magic This Friday the 13th By Kevin Grossman. It’s Friday the 13th. A day feared, chided, mocked and all out avoided by many. A day that brings nothing but bad luck and grief to all who greet it.

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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.

Goal Cascading: It’s No Longer an Operational Issue

SuccessFactors

By Dr. Steven T. Hunt, Senior Director of Customer Value Research In performance management today, innovations in HR technology are creating exciting possibilities for defining, measuring, and increasing employee productivity. But this innovation doesn’t always equate to effectiveness. You have to use the technology correctly to get the results. Take goal setting, for instance. […]. Performance & Goals Talent Management performance and goals

Meet the New Notebook, Better Than the Old Notebook

Workday

Years ago the human race made a tough trade-off to gain a wonderful thing. While we had gotten along just fine for a very long time with the ever-flexible and portable pen and paper, those tools couldn’t support the volume of data our world was generating.

Are Leaders Prepared to Meet These Challenges?

DDI

More than 40 percent of leaders give low marks to their effectiveness on five critical skills necessary for future performance

In 100 Words: The Pursuit of Happiness

QAspire

My one year old son seems to be in a perennial state of happiness. His playful presence and vibrant energy makes everyone around him happy. He knows how to make the most of simplest of things. What’s his secret?” I was thinking to myself when heard I this wonderful story from a friend.

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.

Looking under the Hood of HR Cloud Solutions Part 2

SuccessFactors

By Vinod Choudhary, Senior Manager Cloud Architecture Product Marketing (The original blog was posted on the SAP Community Network) In my last blog, I talked about the importance of balancing investments in HR software applications with the “under the hood” technology and infrastructure that supports them. There’s no point in buying a beautiful, comfortable […]. Architecture Cloud cloud architecture hr technology

Embracing Continuous Change at Workday

Workday

At Workday we’re focused on developing enterprise solutions that are easier to use, easier to change, and easier to integrate than traditional applications. When we started the company we thought “easier to change” meant two things. First, we envisioned cloud applications that our customers could configure without breaking our ability to upgrade their changes. Second, we wanted a platform that allowed us to continuously deliver new innovations to our customers.

Are Leaders Prepared to Meet These Challenges?

DDI

More than 40 percent of leaders give low marks to their effectiveness on five critical skills necessary for future performance

How to Prepare Well: 3 Lessons

QAspire

A few years back, I was coordinating the interview process of my team members with the client before they start working on the client projects. My team members were not fully confident because they had never faced a client interview before.

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.