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.

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

Peoplefluent

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.].

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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“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 […].

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.

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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Will HR Have A Legacy When It's Gone?

NoExcusesHR

Legacies are often framed in a personal context. What will be left behind when we''re not around anymore. The lives we''ve touched, the communities we''ve lived in and the work we''ve done. What will people say?

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

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.

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.

5 Points in the Transparent Recruiting Process

Peoplefluent

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.

An unexpected competitive edge: Global rewards and recognition

Achievers

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.

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.

Career Advice from SuccessFactors Executives

SuccessFactors

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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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.

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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Achievers named top recognition program provider by HRO Today

Achievers

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.

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

Insperity

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.

My Summer Internship: Interview with Shawn Price

SuccessFactors

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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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.

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.

3 Drivers for Improving Leadership Quality

DDI

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

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The Power of “One”

SuccessFactors

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

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.

Aurico Joins the American Staffing Association

Aurico

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

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3 Drivers for Improving Leadership Quality

DDI

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

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Recruiting and the Modern Workforce

SuccessFactors

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

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.