Sat.Aug 24, 2013 - Fri.Aug 30, 2013

Morning Ritual: The Soft Startup

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Usually when I wake up, I make a pot of coffee and then make my bleary-eyed way to my computer to begin my work day. I get my best work done in the morning, so I try to capture as many of those minutes as I can. . For the past week, though, my husband and I have been trying something different.


Want More Productive Employees? Netflix Says Give Them More Vacation Time


Thursday, August 29, 2013 :00am. Want More Productive Employees? Netflix Says Give Them More Vacation Time By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

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“Going Social:” Not so Much?

Bersin with Deloitte

Few human capital management concepts today are getting more attention than that of “social.” ” The rapidly increasing use of social networking techniques within many areas of talent management software has the potential to change the way employees interact with each other at work, creating more collaborative, supportive communities and increasing collegiality in the workplace. The […].

How to Have an Inspired Career

45 Things

Years ago, Tama Kieves was a Harvard University graduate, working as a successful lawyer on the partnership track. Big money and big success were on the horizon. "I I was miserable," she says.

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.

What Can You Learn from Your Frenemies at Work?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Do your frenemies have something to teach you? . In some email conversations with folks lately the idea of frenemies has been coming up. You know who I mean--those people you work with whom you''re friendly, but with whom you share a rivalry or who drive you nuts. .

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More Trending

MOOCs, LMS, and Learning Technology for 2013 and Beyond – What’s Happening?

Bersin with Deloitte

Every day there is more exciting news about the emerging market for MOOCs (massive open online courses), new learning solutions, and the expansion of tools for corporate learning. This Fall I am really looking forward to presenting at the HR Technology Conference October 7 – 9, where we will be presenting brand new research on […]. Learning Providers

Career Advice from SuccessFactors Executives


Compiled by Shawn Dullye, Community Manager – SuccessFactors Careers and Courtney Laub, Intern Whether you are a new professional entering the workforce or you have years of experience in the business world, all of us can learn from our leaders. We asked the executives here at SuccessFactors to share with us at least one piece […]. SuccessFactors Careers advice career advice executives professionals

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The One Thing Productive People Should NOT Be Doing

The Bamboo Project Blog

. This morning my LinkedIn feed served up this "gem" on Why Productive People Work on Sundays. I clicked through to see what sage advice was being offered (a long list of things I could be doing with my Sunday to get a "jumpstart" on my week) and then scrolled down to the comments.

How to Have Better Meetings Right Now

45 Things

Photo: Business News Daily “No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it’s in the middle of a Cabinet meeting.” – Ronald Reagan Meetings are an important part of our careers, and are necessary for progress, innovation and team work.

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!

5 Points in the Transparent Recruiting Process


Tuesday, August 27, 2013 :00am. 5 Points in the Transparent Recruiting Process By Salvatore Giliberto. In the world of work, what happens on the front end makes all the difference for organizations in the long run.

My Summer Internship: Interview with Shawn Price


By Courtney Laub, Intern In my last post, I shared my thoughts and impressions of my summer internship at SuccessFactors. I wanted to save my final post for my interview with President, Shawn Price about leadership and other topics I thought young professionals would find interesting. Throughout the process of preparing for this interview, Shawn […].

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Ceremonies, Rituals and Work

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Over the weekend, I had an email conversation with a friend about this post on fear of change at the fork in the road. My friend is supporting a change process where the focus has largely been on the nuts and bolts of the change--training, materials to support new products and services, etc.

An unexpected competitive edge: Global rewards and recognition


Whether your organization is already entrenched globally or on the verge of explosive growth, you realize that business scalability is the difference between failure and success.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Feeling good yet? / iCIMS Recruit

Strategic HCM

. Feeling good yet? . It’s been a long, hard slog hasn’t it, but in most of the places this blog is read, things are looking up. The US is booming, at least in comparison to the last few years, and there’s a definite change in the air in the UK and across most of Europe.

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The Power of “One”


By Mark Brandau, Senior Director, Product Marketing IDC MarketScape Talent Management Reports 2013 IDC just released their 2013 MarketScape reports on Talent Management. To be clear, they issued five (5) Worldwide MarketScape vendor analysis reports: Learning Management in Integrated Talent Management Performance Management in Integrated Talent Management Recruiting in Integrated Talent Management Compensation Management […]. Talent Management

The Schema of HR

True Faith HR

One of my favorite terms in the organizational behavior literature is "schema" - "a person''s mental picture or summary of a particular event or type of stimulus (Kreitner & Kinicki)." When you hear the word "professor," what is the schema that comes to mind?

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Achievers named top recognition program provider by HRO Today


Results are in and HRO Today named A chievers the top recognition program in its Baker’s Dozen rankings. Thirteen recognition providers were ranked based on customer survey results, and A chievers was the top overall in recognition.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

In 100 Words: On Success, Happiness and Frugality


One definition of happiness is ‘ability to live life on your own terms.’ But sometimes, we define our happiness based on what others do, and then we try to ‘catch up’ with them compromising our own core values.

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Health Care Reform: How a PEO Can Put Your Mind at Ease


Health care reform is designed to make it easier for all Americans to gain access to quality, affordable health coverage. But for business owners, this sweeping legislation adds additional weight to an already cumbersome load of administrative burdens.

Strategic Workforce Planning in APAC: Dream or Reality?

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Bianca Wong, Human Resources Director, Jebsen. Despite all the enthusiastic talk about strategic workforce planning (SWP) in the established economies of the West, few organizations have managed to successfully implement it in any meaningful way. But what is happening in the emerging markets of the Asia Pacific region? Do local conditions make SWP easier or harder to effect?

Attend “FM in the City” in Philadelphia, October 1

Future of Work

Join me at a special symposium/workshop in Philadelphia on October 1, the day before IFMA''s World Workplace official opening day on Wednesday, October 2. "FM FM in the City" is a series of three exciting workshops that are focusing on what role facility management should play in the planning, design, and management of the urban environment and in turn, the effect of cities on the profession of FM.

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.

3 Drivers for Improving Leadership Quality


How can organizations revolutionize their practices for drastic improvement in the quality of leadership? Consider these key drivers


Aurico Joins the American Staffing Association


As a supplier to the staffing industry, Aurico’s listing in the ASA Marketplace provides a breadth of services recruiters need in order to get the job done. This strategic alliance allows Aurico to further support the staffing industry with background screening and drug testing services.

The Right Way To Divide Responsibilities Between Chairman And CEO

Forbes Leadership Strategy

There is no single right way to divide responsibilities between owners, chairmen, CEOs, COOs and the rest of the executive team. Authority is delegated dependent upon the business context and confidence in the leaders


Recruiting and the Modern Workforce


By Adrienne Whitten, Director of Product Marketing (Originally posted on SAP Community Network) Does your recruiting strategy reflect the expectations of today’s workforce? Almost nobody is recruiting the same way they did 3 or 4 years ago. But are you recruiting the same way you did last year? What about last week? How often should […]. Recruiting

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.