Sat.Dec 14, 2013 - Fri.Dec 20, 2013

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Nineteen

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here. .

Employee Referrals – Use Technology to Help Track and Reward

ExactHire HR Trends

There’s a lot of talk in our market these days about where recruiting is headed. Many experts feel that we are on the cusp of some significant changes in the next few years. Less reliance on traditional job boards, heavier use of social media and allowing applicants to leverage mobile technology are some of the more consistent topics of change that I see on a regular basis.

What Will the Future of Work Look Like?

Future of Work

December 2013. As a self-proclaimed workplace futurist I get asked all the time "What will the future of work really look like?" And it’s an appropriate question to contemplate at the end of the year, which is always filled with both looking back and looking forward.

Note To Performance-Driven Companies: Yank Those Stacked Rankings!

Reviewsnap

There’s been a lot of chatter lately in the media and across social sites about the subject of stacked ranking (aka, “forced ranking,” “rank and yank” and few other colorful terms). In case you’re not familiar with it, stacked ranking is essentially the practice of ranking employees along a bell curve.

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.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Eighteen

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here. . . .

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Do You Agree That Authentic Employee Engagement Requires That Leaders Level?

David Zinger

Replace a pyramid of people with a pyramid of behaviors and actions. Most of us would agree that it is important for leadership and executives to be engaged at work and that executives can set a tone throughout the organization.

Empty Office Season is Coming…

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 :00am. Empty Office Season is Coming… By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, leader in the HR and Recruiting space.]. ‘Tis the season! To have a half-full office. This time of year, time-off requests come in by the dozens.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Fifteen

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here. . . Our lives are never "objective."

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Holiday Wish List for Talent Analytics

Bersin with Deloitte

For many HR leaders, talent analytics tops the holiday wish list. They simply can't ignore the need to measure, analyze, and improve their people practices. But not everyone is waiting for Santa. In our recent study, over half (57% to be exact) of the HR leaders surveyed said they already increased their investments in talent analytics over the past year. The 3 top areas for investment are as follows. Integrating data. One of the biggest challenges with HR data is that there is so much of it.

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.

The Realty Of Recognition Programs and What To Do About It

TheHRBlog

Companies with recognition programs are highly effective at improving employee engagement and have 31 percent lower voluntary attrition than their peers with ineffective recognition. Reward & Recognition Employee Engagement and Recognition Programs Examples of recognition programs How To Recognize employees How to Reward employees Motivating employees by Recognition Recognition Programs Reward Programs

The Employee Engagement Awards for 2013

David Zinger

First Annual Employee Engagement Awards. . The 7 Awards Winners – 2013 . From the 6200 Member Employee Engagement Network. . Here are the 7 award winners in employee engagement for 2013 as chosen by the Employee Engagement Network.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Seventeen

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here. . . . I''m a big believer in rituals.

Holiday Wish List for Talent Analytics

Bersin with Deloitte

For many HR leaders, talent analytics tops the holiday wish list. They simply can't ignore the need to measure, analyze, and improve their people practices. But not everyone is waiting for Santa. In our recent study, over half (57% to be exact) of the HR leaders surveyed said they already increased their investments in talent analytics over the past year. The 3 top areas for investment are as follows. Integrating data. One of the biggest challenges with HR data is that there is so much of it.

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.

How to Avoid Being “Common” When Measuring Good Faith Efforts?

Peoplefluent

Monday, December 16, 2013 :00am. How to Avoid Being “Common” When Measuring Good Faith Efforts? By Sonyett Bailey. You probably hear it way more than you care to that the tracking and record-keeping of Good Faith Efforts is essential.

Corporate Body Language

NoExcusesHR

As a leader, speaker, and visible member of my organization''s leadership team I think a lot about body language. If I''m meeting with a group of employees who have concerns I am focused on staying calm, not being defensive, and trying hard to validate their feelings.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Fourteen

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here. . . .

Holiday Wish List for Talent Analytics

Bersin with Deloitte

For many HR leaders, talent analytics tops the holiday wish list. They simply can't ignore the need to measure, analyze, and improve their people practices. But not everyone is waiting for Santa. In our recent study, over half (57% to be exact) of the HR leaders surveyed said they already increased their investments in talent analytics over the past year. The 3 top areas for investment are as follows. Integrating data. One of the biggest challenges with HR data is that there is so much of it.

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.

How Times Change

Future of Work

Sometimes we can learn a lot about the future of work by looking at the past. Here''s a very brief video that reminds us of the subtle (and not so subtle) ways that new technologies change our work habits. Enjoy! And laugh with me. (it''s

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Battles

NoExcusesHR

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Plato I''ve spent many years justifying this phrase.'' it''s not personal, it''s business." It''s an important phrase, because it drives a level of accountability into the work of many leaders.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Sixteen

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here. . . .

Holiday Wish List for Talent Analytics

Bersin with Deloitte

For many HR leaders, talent analytics tops the holiday wish list. They simply can't ignore the need to measure, analyze, and improve their people practices. But not everyone is waiting for Santa. In our recent study, over half (57% to be exact) of the HR leaders surveyed said they already increased their investments in talent analytics over the past year. The 3 top areas for investment are as follows. Integrating data. One of the biggest challenges with HR data is that there is so much of it.

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.

3 Things Your HR Department Needs to Be (But Probably Isn’t) Doing

Insperity

Quick! What’s your HR department doing right now? Depending on the size of your staff and your company, they might be advertising open positions and recruiting new employees, onboarding new staff, managing payroll and benefits, investigating complaints, writing and policing company policies, changing employees’ status forms, overseeing staff training and development, and much, much more. When they’re this busy, it’s not surprising that your HR staff can’t see the forest for the trees.

Burn

NoExcusesHR

After many years of working as a human resources practitioner I am rarely surprised by the odd behavior that people exhibit in the workplace. Let''s face it, human nature can be quirky.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Thirteen

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here.

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Holiday Wish List for Talent Analytics

Bersin with Deloitte

For many HR leaders, talent analytics tops the holiday wish list. They simply can't ignore the need to measure, analyze, and improve their people practices. But not everyone is waiting for Santa. In our recent study, over half (57% to be exact) of the HR leaders surveyed said they already increased their investments in talent analytics over the past year. The 3 top areas for investment are as follows. Integrating data. One of the biggest challenges with HR data is that there is so much of it.

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.