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Leveraging Collective Knowledge: NASA’s Constellation Program

Conversation Matters

Every organization has the problem of how to save the knowledge it has created, but after the cancelation of the Constellation program (CxP), NASA has that problem in spades.

How to Blog When Your Industry or Occupation Isn't Into It

The Bamboo Project Blog

Rosetta Thurman, one of my favorite blogging professionals, posted an excellent post the other day-- 10 Reasons Why Every Young Professional Should Have a Blog. It was, as always, a thoughtful, compelling post with some great reasons for blogging that she she picked up from her Twitter network.

How to Find Enterprise 2.0 Champions

Transparent Office

Enterprise 2.0 champions aren't where you think they are. Many managers these days are trying to identify members of their organization who will embrace social media tools and practices within their organization. That's a healthy d evelopment for Enterprise 2.0.

Avalanche

True Faith HR

RESOLVED: The HRCI Certification process for chapters is broken. Prologue The primary reasons HR professionals attend chapter meetings are networking and earning recertification credits toward their PHR or SPHR.

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.

7 Job Search Secrets You Must Know

45 Things

When I interviewed Harvey Mackay recently about using selling techniques to help in a job search, I told him that he was giving away the top secrets of journalists, also. It's funny -- I never thought that journalists and salespeople

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Working with Idiots Can Kill You!

Evil HR Lady

I always suspected this to be true. Of course, there is no Lindbergh University, nor did anyone do this study, but I fully believe it. I mean, death from head injuries sustained after beating your head against the wall must be at least

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$80 Million HR Technology Project Gone Wrong - Very Wrong

Nobscot

It''s being called an "$80 million information technology fraud scheme" against the New York City government. The technology, known as CityTime, is a custom made time and attendance system which includes online timesheets and biometric devices.The story begins in 1996 when the city contracted with Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) to build a timekeeping system that would track

Employee Engagement 2010 Dozen (Feb): The 2020 Vision

David Zinger

Predictions for employee engagement during the next decade. 20/20 Vision? What do you see as the future of employee engagement over the next 10 years? How will this concept and approach to work change during this decade? It would be nice to have 20/20 vision but the future is murky at best.

Top 5 Talent Management Trends in 2011

Working Girl

Here are five of my favorite talent management trends to help you get excited about 2011. Because these trends promise change, growth and opportunity.

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.

Taking Charge of Your Future

Future of Work

Charlie Grantham and I were honored to be the keynote speakers at the Corenet Carolina’s Chapter major learning event in Charlotte, North Carolina, on August 18.

A Knowledge Management Conference that Actually Used KM Principles

Conversation Matters

Like many organizations, the US Army holds a Knowledge Management Conference each year. And like most conferences there are three kinds of activities, 1) keynote speakers, 2) practitioners telling about their KM successes, and 3) long breaks for people to network.

Reason 543 Why You MUST Stop Site Blocking: Your Employees Can't Solve Their Problems On Their Own

The Bamboo Project Blog

Yesterday was a typical day for me as a knowledge worker--lots of unrelated problems to solve, ranging from troubleshooting an issue with a Wordpress blog I was setting up for a client to gathering information on employment statistics for people with disabilities.

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Social Software Adoption: Why Good Companies do Bad Things

Transparent Office

Why do good companies do bad things to social software adoption? In my previous post , I listed 6 things that companies can do to stimulate adoption of enterprise social software. This advice ain't exactly rocket science. Make it your Intranet.

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.

Times Change

True Faith HR

Today we have a special guest post from my beloved father, Gary Stollak.

How Your Handwriting May Impact Your Job

45 Things

What does your handwriting say to your boss? You might be surprised to learn just how much. A story in today's Wall Street Journal discusses how forming letters is key to developing the brain. It quotes an education professor noting that messy handwriting can have "ramifications."

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How People Learn: It Really Hasn’t Changed

Josh Bersin

Over the last several months I have been in many meetings with HR and L&D professionals talking about the enormous power of formalized informal learning. As we walk through out enterprise. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Learning Culture Learning On-Demand Learning Programs

The Power of One

Workday

I’ve obviously been to many customer conferences, and still, year after year, the Workday Rising conference amazes me with the positive mood that prevails when our customers, partners, employees, and even some prospective customers gather together

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.

Visual Resumes

Evil HR Lady

I got an e-mail from Vizual Resumes, which I'm sure my fellow HR bloggers also got. Now, I'm going to lay aside my prejudice against people who use misspellings on purpose, and say this: These resumes look awesome

Employee Engagement: 15 Advantages of Working From Home

David Zinger

Employee Engagement Homework. David Zinger, founder and host of the 3000 member Employee Engagement Network , has worked from his home for over 30 years. David recently completed his first book, ZENGAGE: How to Get More Into Your Work to Get More Out of Your Work.

How Social is Your Social Marketing Strategy?

Working Girl

When pioneer social media tools such as Facebook and LinkedIn first became available, they weren’t all that ''social'' by today’s standards. Early adopters were people who wanted to network with others like themselves and you could only connect with friends or colleagues who accepted you.

Two Very Simple Techniques for Innovation

Nobscot

I read a lot about "Innovation." Classes on innovation, books on innovation, b-school programs on innovation. Creating cultures of innovation. There is currently a huge mystique around innovation as if it''s something terribly complex that must be studied and learned.Here''s a secret. Being innovative is incredibly simple. We are built for innovation. We only need to open our minds and look and

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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.

The Complexity of Transferring Lessons Learned from Projects

Conversation Matters

Transferring lessons from one project to another seems like it ought to be a simple task. The team that has learned something writes it up, then the team that needs the lesson reads the report – knowledge transferred, end of story. But unfortunately too many attempts at lessons learned don’t work.

A 4-Step Process to Learning When Your Organization Isn't That Into It

The Bamboo Project Blog

I'm sorry to say that I've been spending a lot of time lately with staff working in organizations that aren't that into professional development.

How to Beat the Social Software Adoption Blues

Transparent Office

Does social software adoption have you singing the blues? If so, you're not alone. In the enterprise social software world, everyone's talking about adoption. There are breakouts on it at Enterprise 2.0. Lots of smart people are blogging about it. There's LinkedIn forum. There's even a whole Council dedicated to social software adoption. Why is adoption such an issue? The standard response is to blame organizational culture. Eavesdrop on adoption conversations and you'll hear things like this.

Vicious Streak

True Faith HR

As a culture, we have always embraced the bad boy, the anti-hero. In the 1950s, Marlon Brando was a consummate bad boy in “The Wild One. When asked “What''re you rebelling against, Johnny?” he replied “Whaddya got?”

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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.