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Announcing Two Virtual Retreats for Fall 2013 to Find Your Career Clarity and Career Resilience

The Bamboo Project Blog

Over my years of working with clients on their career dreams, one thing I''ve consistently found is that retreats can be a powerful way of discovering new options and connecting to career inspiration.

Onboarding Strategies That Make a Difference


Friday, July 26, 2013 :00am. Onboarding Strategies That Make a Difference By Ellen Julian. The employee onboarding process serves as the first impression that an organization makes with a new employee.

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Performance Reviews for Heightened Employee Engagement: Yes? No? Maybe?


Unless you’ve been living under an HR rock the past several years or are in extreme denial, you’re aware of the link between employee engagement and job performance. (Of

19 Antiquated Employee Engagement Approaches Contributing to Organizational Anxiety

David Zinger

Marshall McLuhan, the Canadian philosopher of communication theory who passed away 33 years ago, once stated: “Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today’s job with yesterday’s tools and yesterday’s concepts.”

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.

Stop Playing The Comparison Game

The Bamboo Project Blog

. As a small business owner, I always think it''s a good idea to see what other people in your space are doing. Actually, whether you own your own business or not, it''s a good idea to know what''s going in in your industry and with other professionals like yourself. .

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The Dirty Little Secret of HR Education

True Faith HR

Want to know the dirty little secret of HR education? We do an absolutely horrible job of preparing students for the world of HR technology Pick up a general HR textbook and you''ll find little to no reference to HR technology and its importance.

One Size Misfits All

Future of Work

July 22, 2013. We work with senior executives who want to take charge of the future by creating compelling work experiences. Variety is the spice of life. Indeed, variety and individuality is the essence of human existence.

Taking Risks to Build Resilience

The Bamboo Project Blog

There are several tenets I try to live my career by including: Go out of your comfort zone. Create multiple income streams. Play to your passions. About a month ago, I wrote up my 6-month plan and one of the goal areas I focused on was my art.

Like a Dog Chewing on a Toffee

Working Girl

One of my most admired colleagues, whose advice carries the weight of an edict with me, asked me to write a post about working with ambiguity. She believed it would be cathartic for me personally but she also felt that sharing my experience working through ambiguity could be beneficial to others.

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!

My Britches Don't Fit


When was the last time you received meaningful, constructive feedback ? Are you in a leadership role so you''ve grown accustomed to giving instead of receiving? Me too. I get paid to provide feedback on all sorts of things from projects to performance. It''s good for us to get feedback too.

One Size Misfits All

Future of Work

Variety is the spice of life. Indeed, variety and individuality is the essence of human existence. As some long-forgotten pundit once put it, “If God wanted us all to be the same, (S)he would have made us all look alike.”.

6000 Members now Belong to the Employee Engagement Network

David Zinger

I am celebrating the 6000th member joining the Employee Engagement Network. The 6000th member is Joe Rafter from Larkspur California. He has some great blog posts on business transformation at his site.

Purpose over perks: SF panel takes on office culture


The San Francisco Bay Area takes office culture seriously, with office chefs, baristas, masseuses and kegs spreading far beyond the Google campus.

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.



How does your company define it''s leadership culture? How does your company define it’s leadership culture? C Clueless leaders believing they have a vision for the future, yet are so out of touch with reality that they completely alienate their teams.

Do You Feel Like an Imposter?

45 Things

If you''re in a position of power, people probably believe you to be a confident, hard-driving person. If only they knew. The reality is that inside you''re a churning mass of insecurities and doubts, always afraid that others will find out you''re not really what they think.

Is It Ladylike to Sell?


By Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer, SAP Cloud My epiphany – women are better than men at sales! What customers say they want in their sales reps, are the natural and innate characteristics of women. Customers say they want a sales rep who: Listens with empathy Attunes to the needs of others Helps solve […]. Jenny''s Travels Strategic HR selling success academy

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Learn what top employers are talking about: Engagement drives business success


Top employers realize that engagement is an effective tool to boost bottom-line results through alignment and increased productivity. Most importantly, engagement also helps to build a competitive employer brand that attracts, retains, and inspires the best and the brightest talent.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

How to Build a Great Team and Culture? 60 Pointers


I recently delivered a talk at a local entrepreneurship forum on the topic “ How to Build a Great Team and Culture ”. It won’t be unfair to say that establishing a great culture and team is highest on priority of a business leader. And why not?

Three Key Reasons Why Peoplefluent’s Upcoming WISDOM Conference Excites Me. Really!


Thursday, July 25, 2013 :00am. Three Key Reasons Why Peoplefluent’s Upcoming WISDOM Conference Excites Me. Really! By Greg Belkin. Let me just start out by stating the obvious: I work for Peoplefluent. So, admittedly, I have a vested interest in plugging any of our upcoming events, whether they are webinars, road shows, other conferences or anywhere in between. Read More » read more

How To Be Happy In Life And Career – The Zen Way


Can you be happy in life and career at the same time; in today’s world it seems impossible, You are no different than others. Bronnie Ware an Australian nurse who spent several years caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives has heard numerous dying epiphanies and lists these as the top regrets from […].

My Summer Internship: SuccessFactors Culture


Andrew Davidson is currently interning for the FP&A team under Eric Chan. Andrew grew up in San Ramon, California (East Bay) and will be entering his senior year at Arizona State University studying Business Economics. This is his story. I am from the Bay Area, so it was a goal of mine to return for […]. SuccessFactors Careers my summer internship

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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

What the NSA Leak Reveals About Employment Screening


While the U.S. continues its international game of cat-and-mouse with National Security Administration whistleblower Edward Snowden, many are questioning the vetting process that ended in the computer analyst earning a security clearance he used to obtain and then disclose the details of two top-secret government surveillance programs.

Ask Achievers: Development is the key to engagement


How can I utilize training and development to improve employee engagement? Training and development are important areas to focus on when trying to build an engaged workforce. Employees today are constantly on the lookout to build their skills and focus on meaningful work. Here at A chievers we have rolled out a series of courses that help employees on their journey of learning.

The Difference Between Winners and Losers Is Resilience


Riley Pat said – “You have no choices about how you lose, but you do have a choice about how you come back and prepare to win again.” ” The difference between winners and losers is how they handle losing. No one can completely avoid troubles and potential pitfalls are everywhere, so the real skill is […]. Self Esteem Success How to be a winner How to get Back to life How To Win what is resilience winners

Delivering Tangible Results to the Business From HR


By Eva Woo, Director, Product Marketing, Employee Central HR leaders have strong incentives to improve processes and deliver ever-stronger analytic capabilities to their organisations. According to the Hackett Group, companies with the best HR processes spend 27% less on HR per employee than the average*. When you combine these savings with the kind of actionable […]. EMEA Employee Central Strategic HR analytics Bersin by Deloitte big data core hr hr

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.