Sat.Jan 26, 2013 - Fri.Feb 01, 2013

Disposable Worker Syndrome is Killing Us

The Bamboo Project Blog

. For the past several months, I've been doing more work than usual with people who have been laid off from their jobs.

(P)review of @CBS "The Job"

True Faith HR

Are you ready for a HR gameshow? With unemployment hovering above 7%, and millions of people looking for a new opportunity, it was inevitable that someone would create a show focusing on the job search.

Setting Goals That Mean Something


Unless you’re in sales, goals can seem vague and unrealistic. Instead of a clear goal, like increase sales by 5 percent, vague goals take on the similarity of New Year’s resolutions — be a better team member, communicate more frequently, and focus on personal development.

The Corporate Training Market is Exploding

Bersin with Deloitte

One of the most important (yet often least respected) parts of business is corporate training. businesses spend on average over $60 billion per year in this area supporting an industry that includes hundreds of thousands of training professionals, content and tools providers, and technologies. Well this year, driven by the tremendous need for workforce […]. The post The Corporate Training Market is Exploding appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

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.

What are the best examples you know of workplace innovation?

Future of Work

There are two things we know for sure about the future of work: It will be more distributed and mobile; and. It will be more collaborative. Those two trends create some interesting and important tensions; they are not incompatible, but they do point in different directions. I'm gathering examples of innovative workplaces and work programs for a talk I'll be delivering in March to a group of senior workplace executives.

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Giving High Performers a Runway


Companies have to make lots of tough decisions when it comes to developing their people. When money is tight, it’s easy to focus on developing high-potential employees. After all, they’ll make a huge difference for your company in the future.

Symphony of Destruction


The following rant is brought to you Time for a moment of self-disclosure: I love all things iPhone, iPad and using e-tools to get my work done. Integrating multiple email accounts and calendars along with note-taking apps to eliminate the almighty pen and paper make me absolutely giddy.

Onboarding New Employees? Get Social!


Thursday, January 31, 2013 :00am. Onboarding New Employees? Get Social! By Ellen Julian. Years ago job hopping was frowned upon. Today, it’s the new normal with the average individual changing jobs every 4.4 years.

Got Charisma?

45 Things

Martin Luther King, Jr. Bill Clinton. Oprah Winfrey. John Kennedy. When you think of such people, charisma is probably a word that comes to mind. Were they born with it? Or did they learn it? Most studies agree that charisma is a combination of factors.

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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.

Solutions to your top 5 Employee Success challenges


Recently, we asked our readers to share their biggest challenges around creating a culture of Employee Success, and it seems that for many companies, implementing a successful program is almost too daunting to contemplate.

All the Lies.That You Tell


I''ve been thinking and writing about communication lately.why it''s important, how it should be done, and how it overshadows many other organizational challenges that may initially be perceived as " the real problem." To that end, a big part of communication is accuracy.

College Recruiting: Tools to Help Attract College Graduates (No, It’s Not Tinder!)


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 :00am. College Recruiting: Tools to Help Attract College Graduates (No, It’s Not Tinder!) By Ellen Julian.

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Different-but-Good – What We Can Learn From Women In Leadership

Inpower Coaching

I spoke recently to a group of women and men about how modern leadership styles are shifting and increasingly embracing strengths that women in leadership naturally bring to the table.

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.

Employee Success = Business Success (and our new blog)


Welcome to Employee Success! At A chievers we’re changing the way the world works, so we thought we’d change the way our blog works, too. So what is Employee Success? In the broad sense, Employee Success is the product of performance and engagement.

How to Put Your Career Site On Steroids and Make It Even More Effective [INFOGRAPHIC]


Did you know the majority of your hires come via your career site? The number one thing candidates want to do when they come to your career site is to find and apply to a job. At Successfactors, we’ve been helping companies build and optimized their career site strategy for the past 6 years. Below […]. SuccessFactors Careers Career Site Multi-channel marketing Recruiting Execution Platform recruiting marketing recruiting strategy recruitment marketing

How to Stop Hating Your Team

45 Things

Hate working in teams? Sometimes, I do to. I don't have time to deal with the drama queen, the negative Ned and the overzealous employee who thinks he is the next Donald Trump. That's why I was a bit reassured to know I'm not alone, and there is hope.

#LT13UK Gerd Leonhard on information, technology, learning and.

Strategic HCM

I'm still having a rubbish start to the year for blogging but with the start of the conference season I should be back to normal productivity again soon. This week it's been my first conference this year (other than crashing the HR

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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.

Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #18: A Big Heaping of Engagement

David Zinger

A big serving of employee engagement. DecisionWise quantified the impact on customer or guest perceptions. Over a one-year period, restaurants ranking in the top 10 percent of locations for levels of employee engagement experienced nearly a 300 percent increase in guest satisfaction ratings. Conversely, locations with employee engagement scores in the bottom 10 percent or lower experienced stagnant customer satisfaction ratings. source ). Commentary.

Recruiter Insights: Maintaining Recruiter Relationships


In today’s “Recruiter Insights,” Lianne Gong, Sourcer, SuccessFactors‘ Recruiting Team shares about maintaining recruiter relationships, and how that can get you hired! In the world of recruiting, building and keeping relationships are key for both parties. As a recruiter, it benefits us to “keep tabs” on our best candidates, even if we don’t have an […]. SuccessFactors Careers Jobs lianne gong Recruiter Insights

Jessica Lipnack our Special Guest on the Next “Talking About Tomorrow” conversation on February 14

Future of Work

The next "Talking About Tomorrow" open mike conversation will be on Thursday, February 14, at 9 AM Pacific time. Participation is free but advance registration is required. And I am thrilled to announce that our special guest for the day will be Jessica Lipnack , the CEO of NetAge. I truly believe that Jessica knows more about virtual teams and distributed collaboration than anyone on the planet.

#HRTechEurope - changing recruitment for the better

Strategic HCM

I did this interview fairly quickly after HR Tech Europe. And although the post date is 19th December it''s only just gone up. Anyway, I think you''ll find the content interesting so you may want to take a look.

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.

Accounting and Business Intelligence: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?


At our Workday Rising user conference in November I had the pleasure of talking with David Dobrin, an industry analyst who always seems to have an interesting idea to kick around. We were talking about the reporting that comes out of traditional business and financial systems and how it seems to generally disappoint. My view is that this is because these systems were built to do financial accounting (GAAP), and when we ask them to do more, they struggle.

Easily and Accurately Manage Employee Vacation Scheduling with Humanity’s New ‘Deduct Weekends’ Feature


Employee vacation times are an essential factor in a manager ’s preparation and creation of a schedule that works for all staff. Humanity streamlines the scheduling process by allowing employees to set their availability times, submit vacation requests and have it approved (or rejected) by management.

Workplace Violence: 5 Simple Safety Measures You Can’t Afford to Overlook


The recent shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. and Lone Star College in Houston, Texas have many employers and employees asking, “How safe is my office, really?”. And they should be. Approximately 2 million American workers are victims of workplace violence each year, according to U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration. So how do you keep your business from becoming part of this statistic?

Employee Engagement: Where do you work?

David Zinger

Where do you work? Linked in ran a series with 50 of their influencers responding to where they work. Richard Branson works on an island surrounded by people while drinking tea and David Cameron works at 10 Downing Street (who knew?). To read more on where and how these influencers work, click here. Where do you work so you work at your most engaged best? Where I work is not in space but in time. “Location, location, location,” is not important to me.

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.