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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.

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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

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.

10 Employee Appreciation Day Hashtags


It is our strong belief at Kazoo that every day should be employee appreciation day. We think, breathe, and share appreciation every day in our office and via our employee recognition and reward software. We know first hand that all kinds of magic happens when people are recognized for their efforts including higher levels of engagement, job satisfaction, collaboration, camaraderie, and retention.

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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.

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.

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!

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

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.

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?

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

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

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.

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.

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?”

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

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

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.


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.

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.

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.

Consulting, Content and Context: A Fable


It was the first day of his job as a consultant with this large consulting house. The consultant entered the office and walked across the corridor confidently, armed with his knowledge about methodologies, tools and best practices.

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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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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

Congratulations to the 2013 BizX Award Winners – and Our Community That Nominated Them


By Shawn Price, President of SuccessFactors The SuccessFactors online community is growing and thriving like never before. In recognition of this, we ran our annual nomination process for the BizX Awards 100% in the Community. The results blew us away. From July – September, customers had the opportunity to nominate themselves and one another […]. Events

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.