Sat.Apr 27, 2013 - Fri.May 03, 2013

Preparing for the Worst: What's Your Layoff Plan?

The Bamboo Project Blog

What''s Your Layoff Plan? from Michele Martin on Vimeo. A big part of career resilience is being prepared for what work throws at you. The more prepared you are when something bad happens, the better you''ll feel. One work event more and more of us are having to deal with is a lay-off.

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Time to Change How We Choose Talent in the NBA and NFL

True Faith HR

Over the past week, two major events in talent management occurred in the NFL and NBA Sunday, April 28 was the deadline for, basically, those basketball players who still have at least one year of college eligibility remaining to declare for the NBA draft.

[Infographic] Overcome disengagement by tackling the recognition obstacle course


Is your employee engagement strategy directly tied to business results? Top employers realize that highly engaged employees produce better business results than organizations with low levels of engagement. It just makes sense.

Customizing Performance Reviews for Higher Education


Faculty and staff populations at universities are filled with people who have been doing the same thing for many years, as well as new employees trying to find the best ways to be productive on small budgets. The performance review can seem like an interruption when people have other priorities.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Reflections on Seth Godin and Career Resilience

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Knowing that I''ve been doing a lot of writing and thinking about career resilience , fellow career coach Scott Woodard recently pointed me to a Seth Godin post on the topic. A few things from Seth''s post stood out for me, further underscoring the points I''ve been trying to make here. .

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HR In a Truly Capitalist System

True Faith HR

What would happen if HR truly operated in a truly capitalistic society where everyone is a rational actor? In such a world, there would be a plethora of choices and perfect information about which choice to make. Needs would be addressed quickly as businesses operate to fill that vacuum at maximum profitability. Employees will find those organizations which put together the optimal compensation package with the appropriate work/life balance.

Make the Talent Management Mirroring Happen


Monday, April 29, 2013 :00am. Make the Talent Management Mirroring Happen By Kevin W. Grossman. “68% of Americans quit their jobs every day due to unhappiness.”

Your Career in a 401(k) World

The Bamboo Project Blog

More things seem to be changing in my world than ever before, but I can’t quite put my finger on it, let alone know how to adapt.

5 Zingers on The Spirit of Kaizen (Robert Maurer)

David Zinger

Small is the new significant. The Spirit of Kaizen is a small book by Robert Maurer that offers excellent guidance on making changes one small step at a time.

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.

Power Base


Once you accept a leadership position you immediately have power. You may feel the same as you did ten minutes prior to saying yes to that job offer, but in reality your world, and the world of the employees around you just changed. Power often has a negative connotation and that is unfortunate.

Reducing First Year Attrition: What the Research Shows


By Rebecca Sowards-Emmerd, Onboarding Product Management Starting a new job is one of the more emotional experiences someone can go through. Traditional onboarding systems focus on paperwork and process, forgetting about the emotional transition of a new employee. While process efficiencies are important and can save company’s money, significant cost savings can come from reducing […]. Onboarding attrition onboarding

Channel Your Inner Lady Gaga for a Great Career

45 Things

What can Lady Gaga and Led Zeppelin teach you about career and business success? Peter Cook believes quite a bit. As the author of “The Music of Business,” and head of the Academy of Rock in the U.K.,

How to Find Employee Engagement: Just Say No

David Zinger

No content. No tips. No tricks. No talking head videos. No business case. No rules. No donuts. No mojo. No infographic. No drivers. No enablers. No evidence. No gurus. No experts. No statistics. No PowerPoints. No eBooks. No tweets. No flow. No secrets. No whitepapers. No competencies. No blame.

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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.

WorldatWork’s Total Rewards 2013: Attract and Retain Talent for Strategic Competitive Advantage


Tuesday, April 30, 2013 :00am. WorldatWork’s Total Rewards 2013: Attract and Retain Talent for Strategic Competitive Advantage By Greg Belkin. Last week, I was blogging live from Bersin’s IMPACT show in Ft. Lauderdale.

10 ways to wake up at work: Energize your workforce and stop hitting “snooze” on productivity


From our headquarters in San Francisco, we hear about and see plenty of strange happenings. One recent protest by the possibly fictional San Francisco Sleep Movement highlighted the prevalence of insomnia and “incessant yawning” in our fair city.

9 Out of 10 Dentists Agree – Choose RPO

Cielo HR Leader

It’s been more than two years since you’ve visited the local dentistry.

Friday Factoid #30: India, Employee Engagement, and Wellbeing

David Zinger

Wellbeing dipping in India. Just 10% of India’s workforce are thriving. From Is India Having a Crisis of Soul? by Deepak Chopra and Jim Clifton in the Huffington Post. . Commentary.

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.

Boost Employee Morale this Summer with Cookouts, Sports, & More!

Boost Rewards

Have fun this summer and improve employee morale at the same time. Summer is the perfect time to get outside and have some fun in the sun with your employees and co-workers. Company Cookouts Summertime brings great opportunities for fun cookouts with employees. A potluck cookout is a simple and effective way to get everyone Click Here to Read More. The post Boost Employee Morale this Summer with Cookouts, Sports, & More! appeared first on Boost Rewards. Boost Blog

Announcing a new partnership between #TChat and Achievers


A chievers is excited to announce its first content partnership with the TalentCulture #TChat community. TalentCulture is a vibrant, open online community that shares two core connections; passion for innovation and collaboration and the desire to advance the “world of work”. You can connect with the #TChat community during their weekly radio show each Tuesday at 7:30pm ET and continue the conversation for the twitter chat on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

The Fear Invasion


Realism and truth telling are at the heart of authentic engagement. However, many organizations lack this realism. By not embracing honesty and truth, we are running many risks in our organizations.

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Why Super Human-Capital Manufacturers Outperform Their Peers


Find out what defines a Super HCM organization and what manufacturers can do to make the transition to becoming a Super HCM


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.

In 100 Words: There is No Bad Weather


A retired weatherman was once questioned by a friend, “What kind of weather is it going to be tomorrow?”. The kind of weather I am going to love,” was the instant response with a gentle smile on his wrinkled face. How do you know that it will be the weather you will love?” the friend was curious.

Does your CFO know the difference between engagement and morale?


As Jean-Pascal Tricoire, president and CEO of Schneider Electric SA, said in an interview with PricewaterhouseCoopers, “People need a sense of purpose. Gross margins are not the stuff of which dreams are made. And even without going so far as to talk of dreams, you cannot inspire people to take action, create, or motivate without instilling a sense of purpose, especially when times are difficult.”.

Why Super Human-Capital Manufacturers Outperform Their Peers


Find out what defines a Super HCM organization and what manufacturers can do to make the transition to becoming a Super HCM