Sat.Sep 21, 2013 - Fri.Sep 27, 2013

What's On Your "Someday" List and How Long Has it Been Lingering There?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. Found an interesting article on Fast Company this morning about how the team at productivity app analyzed what happened with people''s "Someday" tasks on their To Do lists: Regardless of the task

America’s Cup and HCM at Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Bersin with Deloitte

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 has brought a small city of attendees to downtown San Francisco—60,000 attendees are here for a week of new product introduction and the sharing of learning experiences. (I I admit that the enormity of supplying 60,000 fresh boxed lunches each day was not lost on me as just on indication of the preparation […]. Talent Acquisition Providers

Employee Engagement: One Friday Factoid #35

David Zinger

Money Matters. Annual net income for the top 25% organizations on engagement is about 2 times more than for the bottom 25% organizations on engagement. Kenexa). Employee engagement make an income difference so lets stop with the engagement talk and get busy engaging.



I woke up thinking I can''t. I went to work thinking I can''t. I sat in a meeting thinking I can''t. I met with an employee thinking I can''t. I wanted to eat healthier but thought I can''t. I started to exercise but thought I can''t. I wanted to try social media but thought I can''t.

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.

The #1 Thing to Look for When Hiring a Bookkeeper


There could be a lot of reasons you need to hire a bookkeeper or an accountant. Maybe your last one quit or your staff is overloaded. Maybe you were ripped off or are afraid you’re going to get ripped off because the person who writes your checks is the same person who reconciles your bank account. Maybe you were doing your own books but no longer have the time.

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Employee Engagement Needs to Be Small, Simple, Strong, Significant, and Sustainable

David Zinger

A 59th Birthday Proclamation. Today, is my 59th birthday. I intend to devote sixteen more years, until I turn 75, to enhancing and increasing employee engagement and work engagement around the globe for the benefit of all. Together, let’s make sure that work will work for all of us!

Job Interview Tips To Make A Brilliant Impression


Here are some basic interview tips that will help you prepare for an excellent interview. After impressing your potential employer with your CV and cover letter, now comes the most difficult yet important part – learning how to face an interview. Be prepared Learn all the important information you need to know about the organisation you […].

Under Siege


Have you ever felt like your workload is simply too much? Is your task list always current? Any deadlines approaching quickly? How about that Inbox.down to zero unread? Sometimes it we''re surrounded. I don''t like that feeling. Sometimes that feeling persists for days or weeks.

HR and Talent Software Vendors Get Into…. Data Management

Bersin with Deloitte

Over the last few weeks we've been briefed on a whole series of announcements from HR software vendors focused on the somewhat arcane and technical area of "data management." " In this blog I'll highlight a few of these major announcements and give you a sense of why this is going on. With the HR Technology […]. HR Service Delivery Providers People Analytics

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.

What do you think is next for employee engagement?

David Zinger

The Business Reporter , part of the Sunday Telegraph in the UK, asked 7 experts what is next for employee engagement? Here is my abbreviated interpretation, using mostly their words, of what they believe: Tony Thomson : A move to management by mutual consent.

Day 2 of WISDOM 2013: Welcome to the Future


Wednesday, September 25, 2013 :00am. Day 2 of WISDOM 2013: Welcome to the Future By Ellen Julian. The sun finally came out in Orlando on Tuesday and with it came additional enlightening presentations and discussions. Here are some of the key takeaways, photos and highlights from the day.


10 Ideas / Innovations for Induction (sponsored by iCIMS)

Strategic HCM

I seem to have been posting quite a bit on recruiting recently, which I guess is natural, given the recent growth in activity recently. But what about induction? We’re not going to get the returns we need from recruiting if we’re not onboarding new hires effectively.

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[Employee Highlight] Andrew Wright: “The Face (and heart) of SuccessFactors HQ”


This post was originally posted in our regular internal newsletter to employees called “Pulse” and written by the very talented, Jo Evangelista, Employee Communications Coordinator at SuccessFactors. For anyone who knows Andrew, the 6-foot-5-inch-tall Office Coordinator, the “face of SuccessFactors,” he is always (yes, always) a smiling, exuberant force of nature that runs, no, owns the front desk […].

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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.

The Canadian Sanity of Good Employee Engagement

David Zinger

The sanity of good trumping great at work. John Cleese, a very funny man who helped create and act in Monty Python and Fawlty Towers said the following about Canadians during a recent interview with Canada’s Globe and Mail. You’re about the sanest nation there is.

Day 1 of WISDOM 2013: Knowledge is Power


Tuesday, September 24, 2013 :00am. Day 1 of WISDOM 2013: Knowledge is Power By Greg Belkin. The first day of this year’s Peoplefluent WISDOM Global Customer Conference is over. What a jam-packed day it has been!

AccountSight Expense Tracker


Blog about AccountSight expense tracking software - its excellent features and smart interface that allow users to track and manage expenses hassle free

Top 5 Ways Mobile Learning Can Improve Business Results


By Mark Brandau, Senior Director, Product Marketing at SuccessFactors (This blog was originally posted on the SAP Community Network) Want to know what makes me nuts? Driving behind (or in front of) someone who has a phone next to their ear, or worse – they’re checking email or texting while driving. The person is […]. Learning Talent Management learning learning management learning management system social learning

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.

Technologize the Process, Humanize the Experience

Cielo HR Leader

Technologize the Process. Humanize the Experience. Consumerize your approach! Expectations have changed. I want everything to be as easy as buying books on Amazon. Ordering movies on Netflix. Buying tickets from the comfort of my kitchen table. Individuals want all of their transactions in life to reflect the ease and consistency of best-in-class online interactions.

Michelle Obama to Ellen Sturtz: Assertive or Aggressive?

Inpower Coaching

From the Huffington Post today: “President Barack Obama may have a problem with confrontation, but First Lady Michelle Obama certainly does not. Ellen Sturtz, 56, a lesbian activist protesting President Obama’s delay in signing an anti-discrimination executive order, paid $500…at a private Democratic Party fundraiser in Washington, D.C.

AccountSight Expense Tracker


Blog about AccountSight expense tracking software - its excellent features and smart interface that allow users to track and manage expenses hassle free

Workday Rising Goes Global


Workday Rising 2013 was our biggest customer conference yet, with more than 3,500 people gathering in San Francisco earlier this month. Now we’re taking Workday Rising global

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 the Classroom, Up a Mountain – A Lateral Approach to Talent

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Valerie Hughes-D''Aeth, Group HR Director, Amey PLC. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has been helping to enhance the skills and confidence of young people since 1956 – over 4.4 million have taken part in the scheme in more than 130 countries since its founding.

Are You the Jerk at Work?

45 Things

Are we getting ruder at work? According to a recent survey, half of workers reported in 2011 that they were treated rudely at least once a week, an increase in from the one quarter reporting boorish behavior in 1998. Richie Frieman, known as the Modern Manners Guy on, says that yes, indeed, people are rude in the workplace. They leave dirty dishes lying around. They fire off snarky e-mails, and they show up late on a regular basis.

#2013NLS Accelerating Executive Wisdom!

Strategic HCM

For the final system, we''re going to try to understand wisdom in leadership! We started with a working definition of wisdom - something about responding to changing stimuli in a complex system. Diana Barea, Accenture - Drawing insights - working as an ensemble of leaders who complement and work together - working with technology that makes them more effective than humans along would ever be - an extension of their own insights and takes pressure off them as all knowing, all seeing leader.

8 Interview Tips for High-Performing Hires


Don’t become a statistic: 80 percent of hiring managers wish they’d done a better job. Take these tips to identify high-performers


The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.