Sat.Dec 29, 2012 - Fri.Jan 04, 2013

On Release and Fallow Fields

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Just about a year ago, I wrote a post about the dark side of creation --that time when we draw into ourselves to let things ferment. Harriet Wakelam, whose own experiences inspired my post, talks about it this way: I have recently been through one of those 'life reinventions'.

Bersin & Associates becomes Bersin by Deloitte

Josh Bersin

I’m excited to announce that Bersin & Associates has become Bersin by Deloitte. Our business is now a growing enterprise within Deloitte, a global professional services firm. As part of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Human Resources Talent Management

Bersin & Associates becomes Bersin by Deloitte

Bersin with Deloitte

I’m excited to announce that Deloitte Consulting LLP has acquired substantially all the assets of Bersin & Associates, and we are now known as Bersin by Deloitte. As part of Deloitte Consulting LLP, we will be able to enhance our growth, expand our global reach, and deepen our relationships with clients. This acquisition gives us growth […]. The post Bersin & Associates becomes Bersin by Deloitte appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

I Knew There Was A Reason I Liked My Job

True Faith HR

The good people at have come out with their list of the top 10 least stressful jobs in the United States. Topping the list? University professors. The field''s high growth opportunities, low health risks and substantial pay provide a low-stress environment that''s the envy of many career professionals. Americans are going to college in record numbers. In fact, 63.3% of citizens ages 18 to 30 have or are on track to earn degrees, according to And the U.S.

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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.

Review of 2012 and into 2013 HR Carnival ~ HR to HR 2.0. - HCM

Strategic HCM

2013 is kicking off with the HR Carnival at Strategic HCM. I asked contributors to send in one of more of: their favourite / best read posts; reviews of 2012 and predictions for 2013. Thanks to everyone for their contributions

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Hello 2013

Bersin with Deloitte

For me, 2012 will go down as a year I basically went dark publicly. While I wrote a lot for my work, I think I posted here just 5 times. Good grief, three or four years ago I probably was posting 5 times in a week! As 2013 begins, it seems an ideal time to […]. The post Hello 2013 appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. Continuous Learning Learning Evaluation Learning Providers Learning Solutions

The Skills You Need to be Great Boss

45 Things

Most people I know like to complain about their bosses. Sometimes the complaints are trivial, and sometimes not. But when asked how they would do things differently, there is often a pause. "Me? Well, let me see." they say.

Giving Feedback: When Your Gen Yer Isn’t No. 1


Gen Y stereotypes indicate that this group of young employees demands feedback but can’t take criticism. It’s always easy to tell your employee when he’s a rock star, but what do you do if he’s not?

What Are The New Year Resolutions of Most Successful People


Well, it’s that time again—time to start rolling out the New Year’s resolutions. How about learning from most successful people and their new year resolutions? Have you noticed how the most accomplished people just seem to identify important things and consistently get them done? If you were to study successful people long enough you would […].

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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.

The Culture Chase


The new year is upon us, and it seems there is a palpable tension in the air. So many plans, goals, strategies, and pressures to make changes and be successful. One of the most challenging change initiatives has to do with culture.

Faced With a Skills Shortage? Look To Baby Boomers


Thursday, January 3, 2013 :00am. Faced With a Skills Shortage? Look To Baby Boomers By Ellen Julian. Forget shuffleboard games, early-bird specials and rounds of mahjong. Retirement in the digital age is not your grandfather’s (or grandmother’s) experience.

What Do Professors Do All Day?

True Faith HR

So, I was a bit snarky in yesterday''s post about the study that found being a university professor the least stressful job in 2012. Why snarky? If you ask many of my fellow academicians, particularly those untenured assistant professors at Division I Research Universities, they''d scoff at the results. Think I''m kidding? Susan Adams highlighted the results of the study in Forbes.

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How To Make Highly Effective New Year Resolution


It’s New Year time and It is likely that at least one person will ask you what your resolutions are for the year ahead. Whether you like to make them or not, research has found that people who make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make […]. New Year Resolution Goal How To Make Highly Effective New Year's Resolution Jappreet Sethi Margie Warrell New Year Stop Playing Safe

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.

Cliffs, Difference, and Power


Today is New Year''s Eve, and in the United States we''re making plans for the big event. People are reaching out to one another, there''s lots of conversation, and we''re generally waiting with anticipation to see what 2013 will bring.

Employee Engagement: Money Matters and Radical Transparency

David Zinger

Two employee engagement money questions. Don Macpherson from Modern Survey asked me the following two questions about compensation and employee engagement. These questions came out of Modern Survey’s recent findings: Employee engagement now includes compensation among the top drivers (number five according to our latest study in September of 2012) and satisfaction has dropped significantly over the last two years.

Time and Expense Tracking


Blog about time and expense tracking features of AccountSight project tracking software that help user to accurately track all billable hours and expenses

6 Easy Steps To Ignore If You Want Your Bookkeeper To Steal Your Money


Embezzlers do much more to your business than slowly eat away your profits. They can destroy your company. The median loss to businesses with fewer than 100 employees is $190,000 per scheme, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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.

3 steps for HR to achieve success in 2013


What are the areas HR should deal with in the coming year? Which excuses do you need to get rid of right now? What steps should you take to get started?

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Number 1 – 12 Daily Employee Engagement Prescriptions for 2012 (Five Zingers From 2012)

David Zinger

The top blog post for 2012 from David Zinger – Happy New Year and all the Best in 2013. Here are 12 prescriptions for Employee Engagement in 2012. Strive for everyday simple, small, and significant actions. Lighten up your perspective, workload, and intensity. Stop consuming information unless that information contributes to meaningful and important action. Transform the endless quest of more and more into vital focused contribution.

Invoice Management using AccountSight invoice tracking software


Blog about smart and efficient online invoicing using AccountSight invoice tracking software's excellent and unique functionality

Recruiter Insights: How to Ensure a Successful Initial Phone Screening


Today’s post is the another in a series called “Recruiter Insights” by our very own recruiting team. This week, Sue Philips, Talent Acquisition Sourcer for North America, shares her thoughts on having a successful initial phone screening call. If you are a professional who has been through a job search at some point in your […]. SuccessFactors Careers interview Jobs phone phone tips Recruiter Insights SuccessFactors Jobs

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.

Cohesive Leadership Team: A Few Questions


In software world, cohesion is referred to as a degree to which modules belong to each other. If modules have little in common, performs varied activities based on unrelated sets of data, it is a low cohesion software which is difficult to maintain and understand.

Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #15: Wandering Mind

David Zinger

Turn wandering into wondering. A 2010 study of 2,250 adults by two Harvard University psychologists found that people’s minds wander an astounding 47 per cent of the time. link]. Commentary. How much of our engagement with work and with others just wanders off with a mind that is challenged to stay focused. Can you change your wandering mind into a wondering mind?

Time and Expense Tracking


Blog about time and expense tracking features of AccountSight project tracking software that help user to accurately track all billable hours and expenses

Buyer's Remorse? Employers and New Hires Doubt Decisions


Read why half of new employees are regretting their decisions to accept job offers, and how hiring managers can change this growing trend

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.