Sat.Nov 09, 2013 - Fri.Nov 15, 2013

Are You Caught in the Spin Cycle?

The Bamboo Project Blog

So many people I know (myself included) feel like they try to make changes in their lives, yet nothing seems to really change. Why is this?

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What Makes a Learning Experience Unforgettable?

Future of Work

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3 Reasons Companies Need to Develop a Contingent Workforce Strategy

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 :00am. 3 Reasons Companies Need to Develop a Contingent Workforce Strategy By Sharlyn Lauby. Today’s guest post comes from Sharlyn Lauby, human resources professional with over 20 years of experience and accomplished blogger.].

Going Global with HR, Talent and Workforce Management

Bersin with Deloitte

HCM software of all flavors and colors is going international. Companies that made their debut in North America are rapidly gaining market share through expansion across the globe, whether through selling to multinationals with headquarters in North America or directly to companies located elsewhere in the world. As one example, Cornerstone OnDemand, the talent management […].

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.

What's Rocking Your Boat?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. If you''re going through change right now (and who isn''t?) it''s helpful to think about why this journey is starting for you. Exploring the reasons for the change can help you unearth some of the feelings you have about it and begin to make sense of how it''s impacting your life.

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Employee Housing - Back to the Future for Recruiters

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 :00am. Employee Housing - Back to the Future for Recruiters. By Ellen Julian. In the early 1900s, prospective employees flocked to industrial areas with increased hiring and quickly learned that it was difficult to find affordable housing.

What Does the New HR Organization Look Like? A Talent Machine.

Bersin with Deloitte

I've spent the last several weeks meeting with clients and many have asked me to talk about "the future of HR." " In this post I'd like to share some of our findings and give you some perspective for things to think about in 2014. Talent Management Now Defines HR. Over the last ten years […]. HR Operating Model People Analytics Strategic Workforce Planning Talent Strategy

if, then

NoExcusesHR

If I had chosen a different major in college, then I would be more successful. If I had made different career decisions, then I would be better off. If I had stayed at a previous job, then I would be more comfortable. If I had listened to everyone else, then I would be just fine.

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The 6S’s of Employee Engagement Actions

David Zinger

A Simple Guide to Employee Engagement Actions. I am currently creating a 12 module action-based course on engagement. It will help you with over 40 practical and tactical actions you can enact to increase and improve employee engagement for yourself or others at 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!

Reinventing Retirement: Free to Go and Do and Be

Peoplefluent

Thursday, November 14, 2013 :00am. Reinventing Retirement: Free to Go and Do and Be By Sharon Palermo.

Drinking from the Talent Acquisition Fire Hose

Bersin with Deloitte

Hi, my name is Robin and I’m trying to understand the complexity of Talent Acquisition. Now, I would understand if you’re saying, but wait, Robin, isn’t it your job as the Talent Acquisition Practice Leader to comprehend it and make sense of it for the rest of us? Just six months ago, I […]. Talent Acquisition Strategy

What We Can Learn From the Miami Dolphins Debacle

45 Things

The story surrounding the Miami Dolphins and whether Richie Incognito bullied rookie teammate Jonathan Martin has more drama than seven years of “Sex and the City” and may drag out in the tabloid magazines for just as long.

Are your employees invisible? Bersin by Deloitte explains how to give employees a voice

Achievers

Even in our world of constant connections, which has made just about everything more easily shareable than ever before, knowledge in the workplace is all too often relegated to individuals’ own locations, silos, or even their own desks.

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.

Pre-Employment Testing: What to Expect

Criteria Corp

When first speaking with customers, we try to establish realistic goals and expectations for a pre-employment testing program. So what kind of results should you expect from using pre-employment tests? By using professionally developed, validated testing instruments you are adding objective, data-driven metrics to your hiring process. Using tests should drive incremental improvements in your hiring results, and minimize the risk of bad hires.

Star Trek and the Total Workforce

SuccessFactors

By Eva Woo, Director Product Marketing (Originally posted in the SAP Community Network) In original episodes of Star Trek, actors dressed in red shirts that were beamed down to the planet would die (73% chance). Once on the planet, their job was to step in harm’s way between the alien (Romulan my favorite) and Captain […]. Employee Central Events employee central

How To Start A New Job

TheHRBlog

So you managed to land a job after a long struggle and many interviews. You are feeling over the moon and thanking your stars that the ordeal is over. Right? Not really. Don’t beguile yourself into thinking that you are finally over the hump. Even after getting the job you wanted, you should be mindful […]. Career Tips New Job Switching Jobs Changing Jobs How To Be Successful How To Be Successful in A New Job Job New Boss

Gartner reveals 5 key insights into employee engagement and the changing workplace

Achievers

Last week, Gartner Research Director Yvette Cameron revealed the latest research into a new generation of technologies that have begun to reshape the traditional approach to employee engagement. This research builds on the changing workplace – one that’s younger, more social, and less employer-loyal than ever before – and illustrates a growing necessity for maximizing Employee Success™, which impacts the bottom line by improving productivity, quality, sales, innovation, retention, and advocacy.

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.

Does Our Fascination With “Greatness” Undermine Engagement?

Symbolist

[ Does Our Fascination With “Greatness” Undermine Engagement? New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.]. Nick D’Aloisio. I read about him in the Wall Street Journal this weekend.

Online Expense Tracking Using AccountSight

AccountSight

Blog about features and functionality of AccountSight expense tracker that allow users to experience a flexible and flawless online expense tracking

2013 Newsletters

Future of Work

Select an article to access it (you can also create and download a free.pdf version of any individual article while it is open): October: " A New Look at Adult Learning ". September: " Choosing to Commit ". July: " One Size Misfits All ". June: " Redesigning the Newsletter ". 2012 Newsletters are inventoried at this link. 2011 Newsletters are available at this link. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them here. Or contact us directly. Tweet.

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Ask Achievers: Encouraging collaboration to achieve better business results

Achievers

This week, Jewel Celestine shares best practices for encouraging teams to work together in a fast-paced environment. Jewel is the Employee Success Business Partner at A chievers, where she develops and implements strategic HR initiatives pertaining to employee engagement and performance management. Dear A chievers, I work on a quickly-growing team with several different divisions that all depend on each other for our success.

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.

Hiring System Changes: 5 Points to Maximize Impact and Minimize Stress

DDI

Avoid change resistance and maximize returns on your organization’s talent acquisition investments with this five-point checklist

Online Expense Tracking Using AccountSight

AccountSight

Blog about features and functionality of AccountSight expense tracker that allow users to experience a flexible and flawless online expense tracking

SuccessFactors Release Management: Four Tips from Talisman Energy

SuccessFactors

By Greg Holsworth, Manager, Global Talent Management & Acquisition Programs, Talisman Energy (Originally posted on the SAP Community Network) What’s your process for rolling out enhancements to SuccessFactors modules? In an ideal world, we’d all have ample resources to devote to release management—but in many companies, time crunches and headcount limitations mean settling for, […]. Customer

Achievers ranks #9 on Deloitte Technology Fast50™ list!

Achievers

A chievers is so excited to announce that we’ve been ranked #9 on the 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast50™ list, Canada’s preeminent technology awards program! The list recognizes technological innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth, and leadership, based on the percentage of revenue growth over five years. That means we’re one of Canada’s fastest-growing technology companies – pretty amazing! “

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.