Sat.Oct 26, 2013 - Fri.Nov 01, 2013

Finding Clarity

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Long-time readers of this blog know that I''ve been focusing on how we can develop our career resilience skills in order to deal with a very uncertain world.

The No. 1 Reason Employers Can't Find the Right Talent

45 Things

There have been many complaints by some companies that they can’t find people to fill positions, despite a 7.3% unemployment rate. What gives? Are the unemployed a bunch of no-talent, bottom-of-the-barrel drudges who should never be given a job? Hardly.

Space Planning: That Was Then, This is Now

Future of Work

Several years ago at one of our private client network gatherings Ed Nolan, then a senior real estate executive with Hewlett Packard, commented on how different (and difficult) space planning had become since he started his career many years ago.

Global Talent Trends: New Research Opportunity

Bersin with Deloitte

One of the biggest challenges we hear from our clients is "how do I effectively globalize" my HR and talent programs? As we described at IMPACT last year, the world has become both highly connected and very uneven. Fast growing economies like China, Eastern Europe, and Brazil have drastically different labor markets and skill sets […]. Talent Strategy

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.

Employee Engagement is not working even though it is about working

David Zinger

Engage: Go small, be good. Large scale programs, endless competencies, and 22 drivers of engagement are not the solution to our dis-ease with work and our chronic disengagement. Employees and organizations are weary of being cajoled and counseled to be great.

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Improving Company Culture: How to Create an A+ Team


Wednesday, October 30, 2013 :00am. Improving Company Culture: How to Create an A+ Team By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.]. Want to hear the honest truth?

Tips to Become Famous in Your Company


True success is not just keeping your job, but being famous by excelling in the workplace. Being famous in your company for the right reasons is an uphill task especially if the company is composed of highly competitive people. The hard work and toil needed to become famous should not deter you from trying it […]. Impressing Top Management Self-Improvement Success Success Strategies How to Be Famous How to Be Famous in your company How to Become Famous

[Award] There’s still time to get recognized as best-in-class!


Here’s the best decision you’ll make all week (at least we think so). It’s your last chance to get recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™! Your outstanding achievements in driving employee engagement have not gone unnoticed this year.

Believe In Me


"I''m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn''t have the heart to let him down. " - Abraham Lincoln Who do you work with that needs to know you believe in them? What difference will that make in their career?

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.

7 Keys to Increasing HR Software Adoption


Monday, October 28, 2013 :00am. 7 Keys to Increasing HR Software Adoption By Salvatore Giliberto. As we explored in our previous post, HR software adoption rates are the result of a number of factors including employee awareness, ease-of-use, functionality and training.

6 Talent Strategy Levers for a VUCA World


This blog offers a path forward for managing talent in a VUCA world—what you need to do and where you should start

Join us for a HCM Learning #SAPChat!


(Originally posted on the SAP Community Network) Updated 11/14: On Wednesday, November 13 we had an #SAPChat on Learning. For a full transcript of the chat Q&A, please click here! Learning has been a hot topic lately…or has it ever really not been? As the demographics of the workforce continues to grow and change so […]. Events Learning

Building A #HealthcareHR Community


Sometimes I convince myself I''m on top of my game. It''s not hard to do. I''m fortunate to have a good job at a great company, I have a supportive boss, and am surrounded by a team that makes me look much more effective than the truth would show. That last part stings a bit, but it''s true.

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.

How to Delegate Without Breaking a Sweat


“I do all the work around here, and let me tell you – business is booming!”. Said no business owner ever. Coming to terms with delegating responsibilities to employees is an inevitable stepping stone for entrepreneurs with growing, successful businesses. That’s because the pains of not delegating will push you to start handing over responsibilities (or risk handing over the business).

Accelerating with Collaborative Learning Technologies at the Learning 2013 Conference


Friday, November 1, 2013 :00am. Accelerating with Collaborative Learning Technologies at the Learning 2013 Conference By Kevin Grossman. The question of whether or not HR wants to be in the driver’s seat when it comes to organizational performance is moot. It already is.

How Does Human Resources Use Social Media? [Infographic]

Unbridled Talent

Recently, BLR’s HR Daily Advisor published the results of their HR Trends survey – sponsored by SuccessFactors.

What Should I Wear to Work? Don’t Ignore Clothing Clichés – They Are All True

Inpower Coaching

Introducing our newest blogger, Sheila Berry Founder of Living Vicky , a non profit dedicated to empowering young professionals. We love Sheila’s insights into the timeless challenges of dressing for success. She reminds us that the answer to the question, “what should i wear to work?”

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.

The “How To” Era Has Arrived


Guest post by: Jeff Waldman. Let’s take a trip back in time to the medieval days. The date was December 16, 2011. Yes, that was the medieval period in HR. Fear not, a lot has happened since then and here is the story. I had some experiences, which turned into several observations, which evolved into ideas, which morphed into a concept, and then emerged into a launched initiative. That initiative (drum roll please) was called SocialHRCamp.

The Gotta-Minute Goblins


Thursday, October 31, 2013 :00am. The Gotta-Minute Goblins By Kevin Grossman. The early morning darkness and late October chill pushed up against my office window, as if wanting to break through and swallow me whole. I shivered, wishing I were home still buried in my bed.


Are Leaders Ready for VUCA?


To understand the implications of a VUCA-laden reality for strategic leaders, we looked at where and how they are likely to struggle

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What’s Your Strategy as a New Manager?

Inpower Coaching

Sometimes you get what you ask for, and when it’s a promotion to management, that can be quite a shock. “Now what?” ” you might say. John has some great advice for a new manager, and an experienced one as well.

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.

Benefits of Online Invoicing


Blog about advantages of using an online invoice tracking software to invoice clients timely and to control account receivables by managing all payments

Goosebumps at SuccessConnect with Employee Central


By Eva Woo, Director Product Marketing (Originally posted in the SAP Community Network) Do you ever get goosebumps? The ones when little bumps rise up on your arms and legs? It typically happens if there is a change in the temperature around you. Per Wikipedia: “Goosebumps, also called goose flesh, goose pimples, the medical term […]. Employee Central Events employee central events

Ask Achievers: Best practices for inspiring your employees to stay longer


This week, Cheryl Kerrigan shares her insights for decreasing a troubling rate of voluntary turnover in today’s tough talent market. Cheryl is the Director of Employee Success for A chievers, where she oversees the brand’s strategic HR initiatives that focus on employee engagement and performance management, including recruiting, retaining, and inspiring A -Players. Dear A chievers, My company has a great culture–we consider our team to be actively engaged and happy at work for the most part.

Millennials are the Catalyst for Workplace Evolution

Cielo HR Leader

The careers/workplace blogosphere is littered with rants and tirades about the generations at work, much of this content circling around Millennials (or Gen Y, as they are commonly called). It’s fascinating, really, the bipolar takes that have been published. Let’s explore the contrasting views: . Millennials are Entitled, Lazy and Untrustworthy. Millennials are perhaps disloyal (Forbes), spoiled brats (CNN) who feel they are entitled to six-figure salaries ( Los Angeles Times ).

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.