Sat.Oct 05, 2013 - Fri.Oct 11, 2013

10 Ways to Let Go When They Let You Go

The Bamboo Project Blog

. One thing we don''t talk about much when people lose their jobs is the pain of that loss. We are quick to point people toward action--Network! Brand yourself!--but but we shy away from helping people grieve what amounts to a death in their immediate family. .

Is HR evidence based? Seriously, are you kidding me?

All about Human Capital

The hype surrounding Workforce analytics, metrics and Big Data in HR has really increased over the last 12 months. Every conference, article, blog and strategic initiative is filled with buzz words around data and fact-based HR.

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Part II “We Know More Than We Can Say: How to Use Tacit Knowledge

Conversation Matters

. In Part I, I explained why “we know more than we can say” including, 1) how our brains store knowledge, 2) how we create knowledge 3) the values and relationships that are involved in tacit knowledge. I gave examples of situations in which knowledge workers, who understood something very deeply, were unable to clearly articulate what they knew to others, although they were themselves able to act on their deep knowledge.

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Six Strategies for Enhancing Your Workplace

Future of Work

Note: I am just back from a very full week at IFMA''s World Workplace 2013 , in Philadelphia., where I reconnected with lots of long-time friends and made many new ones. Look for a series of reports and reflections over the next several days/weeks.

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.

When Grieving Job Loss is Interrupted

The Bamboo Project Blog

A few days ago I posted on the need for us to allow ourselves time and space to grieve when we lose our jobs. Reader Tony Cannata left a fantastic comment on that post about how grieving for a lost job can be interrupted.

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The Real Reasons You're a Terrible Leader

45 Things

If you’re in any kind of leadership position, chances are you don’t go into work every day telling yourself, “I’m going to be the worst boss I can possibly be. Today is a new day to truly suck as a leader!” Yet, somehow, your team believes that is exactly what you must be doing.

The perfect storm of HR technology

Strategic HCM

I''ve had this article published in Computer Weekly. It''s meant for CIOs but if you''re a CHRO you may still find it interesting.


How To Write A Good Cover Letter For Job Applications


Writing an effective cover letter for a job application is a key ingredient for potential success. A well-crafted cover letter makes a lot of difference to the attention that a resume will receive, even if it is short. Large companies receive hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of job applications every month, which means that not all […].

Wrapup from HR Technology Conference 2013 and SuccessConnect

Bersin with Deloitte

This year we had a marathon week in Las Vegas with back to back HR technology conferences and lots to share. In this blog I will highlight some of my thoughts on where the HR technology markets are going. The HR Technology Conference was bigger than ever (8,000 people apparently) and most of the […]. Assessment & Screening HR Service Delivery Providers Learning Providers People Analytics Talent & PM Providers Talent Acquisition Providers

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.



Words have power. They can inspire, encourage, lift up, and tear down. Words are weapons. They can fend off evil things, protect us from harm, and help us see through the darkness. Words create change.

Employee Engagement Coaching Tool: The Pyramid of Engagement

David Zinger

Let’s achieve sustainable and good work that makes a difference.

#HRevolution 2013 is in the Books

True Faith HR

The 6th iteration of the HRevolution event took place on October 6 in the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. As a different HR conference, HRevolution has strived to provide 1) quality content that is entertaining, informative, and thought provoking, 2) opportunities to network, 3) opportunities for conversation to break off from the prescribed agenda, and 4) all of the above at a more than reasonable price. All was accomplished with aplomb.

AccountSight- a perfect Time and Billing software for freelancers


Blog about features of AccountSight online time and billing software that make it a perfect project management and time tracking software for freelancers

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.

6 Takeaways from the 2013 HR Technology Conference

Cielo HR Leader

The HR Technology Conference & Exposition is the largest gathering of professionals in the HR Tech industry. If you’re in HR, you’re in the HR Tech industry—you simply can’t do your job without your systems functioning at peak performance.

Thank you for making ACE 2013 our most successful event yet!


A CE 2013 is barely over and we’re already on to the next adventure (come see us at #HRTechConf if you’re here), but we wanted to take a moment to share some of the wonderful experiences we had.

Are You the Scapegoat at Work?

45 Things

Everyone makes mistakes, but it''s often difficult to own up to them at work. We may fear getting in trouble with the boss, or we may worry that confessing will hurt our reputation or career permanently.

AccountSight- a perfect Time and Billing software for freelancers


Blog about features of AccountSight online time and billing software that make it a perfect project management and time tracking software for freelancers

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.

Advice to Millennials in the Workforce: Stay Motivated

Inpower Coaching

Do you remember how tough it was to enter the workforce? Yeah, tough! We love this advice co-created by our newest blogger, Sheila Berry, Founder at Living Vicky and her social media intern, Danielle. It’s directed at the newest stars in our employee pool, millennials in the workforce, and it’s chock full of great insights and advice. Share it with a millennial you know! InPower Editors. Ever turn in something to a supervisor and then doubt your finished project is good enough?

Cultural Fit Vs. Skills: How to Break a Hiring Tie


We could spend a lot of time bouncing between arguments that say cultural fit is the be-all-end-all in hiring and those that say skills should trump. But the truth is – both cultural fit and skills are vitally important for building a solid workforce. Just think – if all of your employees lacked the skills they needed in their roles, not only would the work go undone, but there would be no one else to steer the ship. And what if all your employees were working like their jobs were solo missions?

Developing a Diversity & Inclusion Program is a Business Imperative


By Venki Krishnamoorthy, Manager, Deloitte Consulting (This blog was originally posted in the SAP Community Network) Today, the economy and talent management is defined by globalization, influence of technologies and a socially networked workforce. Analysts and industry thought leaders are predicting that by 2020, half of your workforce will not necessarily be your own […]. Compensation Events Performance & Goals Talent Management events performance and goals

Cloudy with a Chance of Failing


Learn the primary reason for the failure of frontline leadership and how to prevent related productivity losses and team disengagement

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.

In-house Physician Recruiting Tips from an Ex-contingency Recruiter

Hospital Recruiting

Tip #1 Always Share Financial Information About Your Jobs. Although both in-house physician recruiters and contingency based physician recruiters share the primary objective of placing physicians into jobs, some of the methods they use to achieve these goals are very different. Both types of physician recruiters must source candidates, prescreen and interview them, schedule interviews with others, and do a lot of follow up with all of the involved parties.

Three Big Changes to Discuss at HR Technology Conference & Expo


I think of the annual HR Technology Conference & Expo, starting today, as the center of gravity for our industry. Vendors showcase their latest and greatest, and customers come to budget and plan for the coming year. As always, it’s a great place to see old friends and make new ones. But what I’m most interested in talking about at the conference is three big changes facing businesses today

Managing Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials


By Chris Palmer, Marketing Communications Specialist A lot has been made in recent years about the different generations in the workforce. Born between 1946-1964 ‘Baby Boomers’ are associated with characteristics such as loyalty, dedication and willingness to stay in the job for a long time. Generation Xers (born between 1965-1981) possess more of an […]. EMEA Events Talent Management events

Cloudy with a Chance of Failing


Learn the primary reason for the failure of frontline leadership and how to prevent related productivity losses and team disengagement

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.