Sat.Nov 16, 2013 - Fri.Nov 22, 2013

What Your Career May Be Missing: The Soulful Side Gig

The Bamboo Project Blog

I''ve had a big idea percolating for awhile. It''s come from conversations I''ve had with people, trainings I''ve been doing, and a lot of the issues I''ve been writing about, including the idea of resilience and the need for us to diversify our income streams. .

Is Your 360° Feedback a Few Degrees Short?


For many companies, the answer to this question is a resounding, “Yes!” The reason—their employees aren’t conducting self-reviews.

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A Short Video on Employee Appreciation for Thanksgiving


It’s the Thanksgiving season, and naturally we’re reflecting on all the wonderful things in life we cherish. To us, this means more than the cool objects we acquired. (See: See: Autumn’s new red scooter! ).

Learn 12 Secrets to Becoming a Thought Leader

David Zinger

Cogito ergo sum – I think therefore I am. Reading Time: 5 Minutes). Learn how to be a thought leader from David Zinger’s employee engagement thought leadership. Do you want to be a thought leader? This post outlines a quirky 12 step process to thought leadership.

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Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Moving at the Pace of Nature

The Bamboo Project Blog

As I continue to work with the Seasons of Change and to think about the Soulful Side Gig , I see more and more the unhealthy relationships we have with time in our society.

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Culture Clash


There is an ongoing dialogue we all must manage. It''s a back and forth exchange of views that at times are aligned, and at others see things very differently. In the end we play the role of moderator and ultimately decision-maker in terms of the action we are willing to take.

Gain Confidence by Writing Down Your Ambitions

45 Things

The next time you''re feeling a bit down on yourself, you can regain your confidence — and make a good impression on others — if you take time to write down your aspirations and ambitions, a new study reveals.

The ROI of Company Mentoring Programs


Tuesday, November 19, 2013 :00am. The ROI of Company Mentoring Programs By Sharlyn Lauby. Today’s guest post comes from Sharlyn Lauby, human resources professional with over 20 years of experience and accomplished blogger.].

Racing Along the Electric Highway

Working Girl

I recently had an opportunity to hear Elon Musk, Founder and CEO of Tesla , speak to a select German audience of journalists and Tesla owners. In fact, I’m pretty sure the person who took this picture was the 6’4’’ guy standing in front of me, forcing me to peek around him at the great man.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Risks of Negligent Hiring

Cielo HR Leader

Employee theft. Drug use. Negligent hiring. One negative event at an organization can erase years of investment in building and developing employer brand.

How to Cope With Distractions in a Noisy Office

45 Things

The popularity of open offices is growing as more companies want workers to be able to collaborate and communicate with ease. The problem is that such open floor plans can at times resemble a frat party, Grand Central Station and the Dr. Phil show.

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Wake Up Call: Business Leaders Still Dissatisfied with HR’s Performance


Monday, November 18, 2013 :00am. Wake Up Call: Business Leaders Still Dissatisfied with HR’s Performance By Salvatore Giliberto. For the past decade, HR has been tasked to do more with fewer resources, while at the same time growing its strategic value and expanding its role as a business partner.

Namely Announces Integration With TRAXPayroll


NEW YORK, November 18, 2013 –Today, Namely, the cloud-based people management platform, announces their integration with TRAXPayroll , a SAAS solution that delivers trouble-free and simplified payroll processing and administration.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Preparing for workforce growth in 2014

Strategic HCM

It’s that time of the year again! Christmas advertisements and decorations are out and I’ve already seen a few other posts starting to give advice for 2014. Personally, I always try to avoid doing this, at least not until the start of the year.

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Why Having Talent Isn't Always Enough

45 Things

Let’s say one day you and your co-workers decide to form a basketball team to get a little exercise after work and maybe form a tighter workplace bond. But then one day LeBron James shows up and offers to play for the team. That’s a no-brainer, right?

Managing Remote Employees without Micromanaging: 7 Dos and Don’ts


Can you maintain relationships with remote employees like you do with employees you pass in the hall? What’s the best way to communicate with them? How do you monitor their productivity without spying or interfering? Whether your remote employees are road warriors making deals or homebodies writing code, your approach as a manager has to change to accommodate the circumstances. Here are seven dos and don’ts that will help you be a better manager to your remote workforce.

Tips For Entrepreneurs: Thrive In Business Despite Hard Times


Entrepreneurs may be independent in comparison to those in service, but they may face tough times. How do you thrive in business even in hard times? Do you want to turn entrepreneur to become your own boss or because you do not relish working under others? Entrepreneurship can be very fulfilling and exciting, but there […]. Accepting Oneself Self-Improvement Success How to Deal with Hard Times Self Awareness Self Confidence Tips For Entrepreneurs

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

The CIPD is leading - but in the wrong direction?

Strategic HCM

As I noted in my previous post, it’s great to see the CIPD starting to lead the HR profession in the UK, and to some extend beyond.

Legal Compliance in Pre-Employment Testing

Criteria Corp

Today I want to talk about the important topic of legal compliance with respect to pre-employment testing. One thing should be made clear upfront. There is a persistent myth that utilizing tests as part of the hiring process increases a company’s legal exposure or somehow entails added legal risk. If you are talking about professionally developed, well validated tests, the opposite is in fact true.

How to Handle Negative Online Reviews from Former Employees


You may expect your clients or customers to review your business online, but when these reviews come from inside your organization – from former employees – they can be shocking, especially if the feedback criticizes your management practices. Responding to negative employer reviews publicly poses unique challenges and questions. Do we respond? What do we say? What if they counter back? If other people are reading, who will they believe?

Managing Up!

Inpower Coaching

The term “managing up” sometimes gets a bad rap. It can seem self-serving and manipulative. At Living Vicky we help young women new to the workforce overcome negative stereotypes. For entry-level young professionals we recommend taking a proactive and genuine approach to interacting with the leaders that hold your work schedule, annual review, salary increase, and career paths in their hands.

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.

Aurico Honored with the 2014 Torch Award


Aurico will receive the 2014 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics this afternoon presented by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the Chicago and Northern Illinois area. The luncheon will be held at the Intercontinental Chicago O''Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois.

SuccessFactors November Release Highlights


By Nicole Saunders, Product Marketing Manager (Originally posted on SAP Community Network) I just bought a new car. After years of driving a 1990’s basic model, I splurged and bought the top-of-the-line model with all the bells and whistles. I’m finally driving a car built in the 21st century….it it feels extravagant and wonderful! All […]. Cloud cloud new release

The Unique Criteria for IT Executives Evaluating HR Software


By Vinod Choudhary, Senior Manager Cloud Architecture Product Marketing (The original blog was posted on the SAP Community Network) While the purchasing decision and criteria for cloud-based HR software will more than likely be different for an IT executive than for an HR executive, the end result is the same—making the right decision for the […]. Architecture Cloud

Employee Using Prescription Medications Could Not Refuse Drug Test Under Theory That Employer "Knew" He Would Refuse


Why is it important to have a drug test policy for pre-employment and employment drug tests? This case is an example of why a drug testing policy that clearly defines the employers policy to test both pre-employment and employees. If the employer did not have a clear policy, the employer may have been liable to an existing employee for testing. We recommend that our clients have clearly drafted drug test policies and that national employers consider state regulations in their policies.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.