Sat.Aug 10, 2013 - Fri.Aug 16, 2013

Why You Need to Diversify Your Networking Circles

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Are you making one of the most common networking mistakes? . On a call the other day, a long-time client shared with me his criteria for accepting requests to connect on LinkedIn.

We Know More Than We Can Say: The Paradox of Tacit Knowledge - Part One

Conversation Matters

“We know more than we can say” is a popular phrase heard at KM conferences and quoted in the many KM blogs. It is quoted to encourage attending to tacit knowledge, rather than exclusively focusing on explicit knowledge. But those quoting the phrase seldom go beyond referencing it to Polanyi , providing little explanation or reasoning for why, if we know it, we can’t just write it down. . In this post I want to offer the “why” behind the phrase and give some examples.

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Piece by Piece: Performance Reviews Amid the Changing Nature of Manufacturing


The recent economic recession and the always-competitive pressures in global manufacturing continue to push companies to pay closer attention to the evolving nature of performance and the practices and benchmarks they use to assess and measure performance.

21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts

David Zinger

I recently wrote a post that was very popular on 19 antiquated employee engagement tools and concepts. It is always easier to attack, criticize, or rip apart than to offer suggestions and useful tools.

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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.

3 Steps For Winning the Battle with Your Inner Critic

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Am I the only one who has regular battles with her inner critic? . Sunday was not a good day for me. As I was working on some things for the virtual retreats , I got into playing the comparison game , questioning the value of what I''m doing, how I''m doing it, and so forth. .

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The Datafication of HR: What Does it Mean to You?

Bersin with Deloitte

A new buzzword has hit the business world: Datafication – turning an existing business into a "data business." " Think about it this way: Facebook has "datafied" our friend network. Google has "datafied" our search and information retrieval. Twitter is "datafying" news and real time information. Waze is "datafying" our driving. LinkedIn has "datafied" our professional […].

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Study: Men More Likely to Get Requested Flextime

45 Things

If you asked your boss for a more flexible work schedule, would your request be granted? The answer, finds a new study , may depend on your gender and your position.

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Join Me On the Edge (of Greatness!)

The Bamboo Project Blog

D o you want to start a business or organization? Have you always wanted to write a book, hike the Appalachian Trail, get your pilot’s license or start an alpaca farm? What are you waiting for? Women on the Edge (of Greatness!)

Learn from the Experts: Join Us at WISDOM 2013


Friday, August 16, 2013 :00am. Learn from the Experts: Join Us at WISDOM 2013 By Kevin Grossman. We’re really excited that so many of our clients are joining us at our 2013 Global Conference, WISDOM.

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 Summer Internship: Top 6 Reasons Why SuccessFactors is a Great Place to Work


By Courtney Laub, Intern After interning at SuccessFactors for almost 3 months now, I feel so integrated into the community and culture that it feels strange to be leaving so soon! I am fortunate that I have been exposed to many areas of corporate communications. While my focus is on social media, I have also […]. SuccessFactors Careers communications intern Millennials my summer internship SuccessFactors

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Recruiting software: why companies buy applicant tracking systems


Why do companies eventually decide to buy recruiting software or applicant tracking systems to help them recruit employees for open positions? To answer that question at Software Advice, where we review recruiting software , we have compiled data collected after speaking to thousands of companies thinking about purchasing new applicant tracking systems. For each potential software buyer, we recorded the company’s pain points and reasons for upgrading to recruiting software.

Career Resilience at a Glance

The Bamboo Project Blog

. I''m working on my Career Resilience Guidebook and wanted to get the c ore resilience model onto one page. This is what I came up with. . Does it make sense? Is it too complicated? Too simple? . Your thoughts welcome

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Staying Up to Date on the Status of Top Talent


Tuesday, August 13, 2013 :00am. Staying Up to Date on the Status of Top Talent By Ellen Julian. How do organizations get deeper insights into their talent pools? How do they ensure that top talent never goes unnoticed? Read More » read more


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.

HR's Role in Closing the "Capability Gap"

Cielo HR Leader

Organizations could be in store for more challenges as they work to navigate an uncertain economy, rapid and shifting globalization including “re-shoring,” and continued technological progress.

The 1% Rule of Candidate Experience

True Faith HR

Imagine you''re among the best and brightest at what you do. Your talent is recognized by nearly everyone. Any employer wants you to be part of that organization. If you are truly among the 1%, candidate experience is not going to matter (in the traditional sense). Say, you''re the #1 ranked college basketball recruit, Jahlil Okafor. 346 Division 1 schools would love to have you join their program. 338 know they have no shot.

"I Don't Have Time for That!"

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Do you make time for what''s most important? . As I write this, it''s almost 9 p.m. Except for a break to work out, take a shower and run some errands, I''ve been at my desk since 6:30 a.m. .

What If The Glass Ceiling Isn’t What We Think It Is?

Inpower Coaching

What is the glass ceiling these days? The traditional view is that the glass ceiling is the white male’s comfy, old boy culture at the top that is threatened by the entrance of women into their private enclaves. In these secret nooks and crannies of corporate culture, it’s thought, leadership culture is one of alpha-dogmanship, cutthroat competition and kingmaking where women simply don’t fit.

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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

How to Spend More Time on Your HR Strategy


Jump into a time machine set to 1982, and you’ll find “personnel” departments full of forms and paper. Today, it’s “Human Resources,” and it’s less about pushing paper and more about optimizing a company’s most precious resource – its people — to affect company profits. Why the change? First, company owners and managers began to realize that people are one of their most important (and sometimes most expensive) resources. It made sense to protect and invest in them.

Elysium: Even 140 years in the future, there is bad #HR

True Faith HR

Note: Minor spoilers about the movie "Elysium" are revealed below, though there is nothing that isn''t already revealed in the trailer above. As the trailer above indicated, "Elysium" takes place over 140 years in the future in 2154. The 1% live on a space station orbiting earth where there is no war, no crime, and health care eliminates all illness. Meanwhile, the 99% on Earth are living in Rio de Janeiro-like favelas, scraping to get by. What sets the movie in motion?

Feedback Wanted!

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Creating content and services that are the most important and relevant to you is my number one priority. I have my own ideas about what you may want and need, but honestly, how do I really know if I don''t ask the questions?! So, two things. . Complete the Survey.

Be One Get One! A Mentor of Course!


By Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer It’s Mentor Time! Sometimes what a Mentor can do and what a Mentee needs are not aligned. Sometimes a Mentee needs more than periodic support, which is why many people advocate for having more than one Mentor. Instead of thinking, “How can I find one perfect Mentor?” Start to […]. Jenny''s Travels Learning learning Mentor

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.

The Cost of Failed Sales Managers: $4 Million


The costs go beyond salary, benefits and recruiting; team engagement and performance take a hit when their sales leaders fail

The Cost of Failed Sales Managers: $4 Million


The costs go beyond salary, benefits and recruiting; team engagement and performance take a hit when their sales leaders fail

Success with Succession for a 21st Century Workforce


Guest Post by Luke Marson, Principal Consultant Business in the 21st century is more demanding and competitive than ever. Earlier this year at SuccessConnect Sydney, SuccessFactors President, Shawn Price, highlighted that only 4 of the original 100 companies on the FTSE100 are still in business today and that 50% of the Fortune 500 have dropped […]. Guest Post Millennials SuccessFactors succession Talent Management

How We Ramp Sales New Hires


By Amanda Bruemmer, Senior Sales Trainer, SAP Cloud We want to ensure that our new reps are excited to be here and ready to enthusiastically promote our products when working with customers. To start this process, we use our social collaboration software to create an experience that is unique to SuccessFactors. This is how we […]. Learning Onboarding New Hires sales bootcamp sales university

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.