Sat.May 24, 2014 - Fri.May 30, 2014

Compensation Reigns as the King of Job Satisfaction


According to a new SHRM research report, Job Satisfaction and Engagement: The Road to Economic Recovery , employees are citing pay as the top contributor to their overall job satisfaction.

3 Features to Look for in a Private Insurance Exchange

CheckPoint HR

Moving to a private exchange is a major benefits trend for employers this year - and it''s a trend that will remain attractive to 2015, 2016, and beyond.

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6 Ways To Integrate Video into Your HR Systems


Wednesday, May 28, 2014 :00am. 6 Ways To Integrate Video into Your HR Systems By Sarah Slapak. As we noted in a previous post, video is a powerful learning tool. That means it can be used to teach employees to interact with (and benefit from) our HR systems to a much greater degree.

Employee Engagement = 7 Ways to Help Employees Grow

David Zinger

Are you setting the stage to encourage employee growth? “I I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” ~ Robert Frost. Reading Time = 1 minute and 28 seconds). I was looking at my Norfolk Island Pine reaching out with new spring growth. It made me think of employees in organizations.

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.

Two Projects to Support Entrepreneurship

The Bamboo Project Blog

Long-time readers know that I''m a HUGE proponent of developing multiple income streams as a strategy for career resilience.

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Experience True Talent Engagement and the Amplifier Effect at IHRIM


Friday, May 30, 2014 :00am. Experience True Talent Engagement and the Amplifier Effect at IHRIM By Kevin Grossman. We’re really excited to be exhibiting and sponsoring at IHRIM’s 2014 HRMS Strategies Conference and Technology Expo, June 1-4, 2014, in Anaheim, CA.

Mobile Employee Engagement: Meet Like You Mean It

David Zinger

Create Engaging Mobile Meetings. Reading time = 1 minute 51 seconds). Wayne Turmel is a master of mobile meetings and his 100 page book imparts his wisdom to you to help you ensure mobile meeting success.

"How They Do It" Interview Series with Everyday Entrepreneurs--Melissa A. Rowe

The Bamboo Project Blog

Yesterday I posted about two projects I''m working on that promote entrepreneurship and developing multiple income streams as part of your career resilience strategy. .

Leaders in Transition: Who Helped the Most?


When leaders need coaching and clarity, the last person they ask is their boss

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!

Lots of Moving Parts


We have lots of moving parts. I hear this phrase almost daily. It didn''t used to be that way of course, but the pace of work seems to have picked up each year. The use of technology in our lives ( which I''ve completely adopted!)

Use your time wisely — you don't have as much of it as you think!


3 tips for using the time you have to make the biggest impact. Time is the greatest lever we have to achieve business goals, yet most leaders don’t measure how it’s spent or manage it as scarce capacity.

The 2013 Season of the #8ManRotation is here.FINALLY!

True Faith HR

Better late than never, it is the 2013 Season of the 8 Man Rotation - your compendium of all things sports and human resources.

Don’t have ACE FOMO (Fear of Missing Out!) 5 Reasons to Attend


Registration is now open for the 5th Achievers Customer Experience (ACE) taking place this September 9-10th in Toronto. Here are five reasons why you do not want to miss the employee success event of the year–and how to avoid ACE FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)!

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.

Obligatory SHRM Post

Lisa Rosendahl

Did you hear about the riff between SHRM and HRCI ? I''ve been in the business long enough to know that there are two sides to every story. I am not connected enough to know what''s happening behind the scenes (I want the dirt!) but from the front lines, both organizations look bad.

Employee Engagement in Germany is Too Low

David Zinger

Disengagement in Germany’s Workforce. Reading time = 28 seconds). Marco Nink wrote a post on employee engagement in Germany from Gallup’s perspective. Summarizing Gallup’s research he stated that the percentage of actively disengaged workers fell from 24% to 17% while the percentage of engaged German employees remains stable at 16%, and the percentage of employees who are not engaged increased to 67%.

Job Costing: How to Prove the ROI on Your Employees


Are you satisfied with your employees’ overall productivity? Do you feel like you’re maximizing the ROI on your payroll? If you talk about business productivity, you can’t overlook financial productivity. You need to determine how much you’re spending – in employee time – and how much profit you’re making on each project. It all starts with correctly pricing your services, based on people hours. Here are three key steps: 1.

Fostering Emergent Leadership: Bite Sized Insights on #IndiaHRChat


One of the skills that Google looks for before hiring is “Emergent Leadership”. In a connected, volatile, networked and virtual world of work, it is crucial for us to step out of traditional definitions of leadership and look at leadership as a role and not as a title.

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.

Memorial Day Tribute: A Day in the Life Sunday

Lisa Rosendahl

Remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Go to sleep, peaceful sleep, May the soldier or sailor, God keep. On the land or the deep, Safe in sleep. Memorial Day Taps. Memorial Day Tribute by Lisa Rosendahl first appeared on


Leaders in Transition: Who Helped the Most?


When leaders need coaching and clarity, the last person they ask is their boss

Travel Policy: 5 Things Every Boss Should Know


If your business requires your employees to travel, you probably have some form of travel policy in place. But when was the last time you reviewed it? If it’s too limiting, it can be a constant frustration for your regular travelers. And an ambiguous policy can result in an employee spending spree. You should review your travel policy regularly (at least once a year) to make sure it’s adapted to any business growth or change.

SuccessFactors 1405 Release: Making Managing HR Easier


By Eva Woo, Director Product Marketing, SuccessFactors (Originally posted on the SAP Community Network) Wow, we are halfway through Spring and approaching Summer. Not sure about you, but as I look forward to the warm days of Summer, I start to look at more efficient ways to accomplish tasks – leaving me more time to play ultimate and […]. 1405 Release Succession 1405 Eva Woo SuccessFactors Presentations succession

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.