2011

It's Not You. It's Your Dysfunctional Workplace.

The Bamboo Project Blog

As the child of alcoholics, I grew up intimately acquainted with dysfunctional family dynamics and their impacts on me. I've spent a lifetime trying to overcome these effects, as a matter of fact. .

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The Agile Model comes to Management, Learning, and Human Resources

Josh Bersin

Over the last five years the business of software development has been totally transformed by the concepts of agile development. So is the business of Management and Human Resources. What is the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Corporate Culture Human Resources Performance Management Talent Management agile google i love rewards rypple Sybase

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Conversations That Share Tacit Knowledge

Conversation Matters

I was doing some work on knowledge transfer at Erickson in Sweden. As I interviewed technicians I kept hearing Hans’ name come up as the person to go to if a technician had a question about the computer language C++. Finally I checked with someone, “So Hans must be the resident expert on C++?”

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3 WOWS: Social Media Engagement and Recognition

David Zinger

Social Recognition: Are you really social in your social media? Anemic connections. I am finding more and more people in social media are broadcasting updates but connecting very little.

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.

SCAN Health Plan

Future of Work

We have been working with SCAN Health Plan (a not-for-profit Medicare Advantage company) for over five years, first to design and then to implement a flexible work program that today enables over 30% of the company’s employees to work from home (or other locations) 2-3 days per week.

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Carnival of HR: Food Edition

Evil HR Lady

Welcome to the Carnival of Human Resources. It's a good thing it isn't performance appraisal time because none of you sent me brownies. Or any food, for that matter. But, the truly high achievers managed to incorporate food into this carnival, which makes me happy and hungry.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective 5-Year-Olds

Working Girl

It recently occurred to me that there’s a lot leaders can learn from 5-year-olds. For example: Use what you have – Don’t have a dollhouse? Use a shoe box! Don’t be afraid to use stuff in a new way – Ignore that nice stable mommy bought you for your toy horses, make your own using a bead necklace.

“The Fish that Got Away” Is Your Employment Application Process Keeping People On “The Line?”

ApplicantStack

As recruiters, we hire all types of individuals from entry-level to executives, interns to experienced professionals, internal employees and external applicants, and full-time to temporary workers.

Employee Morale Eroding Like the Grand Canyon

Reviewsnap

Much like some soil erodes over time, the morale of some employees erodes over time. Chipping away at an employee''s morale can happen in a lot of ways. Each of your employees will respond to situations and communication differently.

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!

Budget Cuts Impacting Federal Training Organizations

Bersin with Deloitte

While many private sector companies are recovering from the recession, the public sector is in a downslide. The 2011 federal budget finalized in mid-April calls for over $30 billion in cuts, with expectations for even deeper cuts in 2012. To cope with these spending reductions, training organizations within federal agencies are implementing targeted reforms - reforms designed to achieve cost savings and to better target training investments to make the best use of limited dollars.

The Six 21st Century Skills You REALLY Need

The Bamboo Project Blog

Given the work that I do, I'm a sucker for skill lists. As our work worlds grow ever more complex and challenging, it seems that the skills themselves become more complex too. . Increasingly, though, I've begun to believe that these lists are distracting us from the real skills of success.

The Agile Model comes to Management, Learning, and Human Resources

Josh Bersin

Over the last five years the business of software development has been totally transformed by the concepts of agile development. So is the business of Management and Human Resources. What is the. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Corporate Culture Human Resources Performance Management Talent Management agile google i love rewards rypple Sybase

A Model Lessons Learned System – The US Army

Conversation Matters

The US Army Lessons Learned system has evolved over 40 years to become a model lesson learned system. What began as an AAR process in the 1970s has become a robust system of identifying, collecting, analyzing, transferring, and moving lessons learned at all levels of command.

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.

8 Google Rules: Improving Management and Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Google Oxygen inspires 8 data driven management practices in a quest to build a better boss. The NY Times printed a long article on Google’s OXYGEN project to look at the top data driven principles of management within Google.

Enterprise Social Software Adoption: Now Available in Prescription Strength!

Transparent Office

When companies ask me how to deliver enterprise social software adoption, my advice is simple: Go to your local drugstore. I'm not kidding.

The 1 Word Every Successful Career Needs

45 Things

Here's my 2011 gift to you: I'm not going to write a list of new year's career resolutions. I'm not going to come down in favor -- or not -- of setting goals for yourself this year. (If If you'd like to read such a post, there are about 62 million out there floating around on the blogosphere.

Future of Work Survey Findings: Focussing on the Future?

Future of Work

How much time do you spend thinking about, and talking about, the shape of the future that your own organization will experience? We asked some very simple questions like that in our October Future of Work Quick Poll.

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

This Is How We Roll In Bavaria

Working Girl

In honor of Oktoberfest season here in Munich - and because I''ve been too busy to write anything new - I''ve decided to re-publish an excerpt from an article I wrote back in 2008 about what to expect at Oktoberfest.

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#CRSS2011 CERN social recruiting: social not just social media

Strategic HCM

I’m at CERN today for a session that their head of recruitment, James Purvis (in the picture, sitting in the middle) has put together. The session is on recruitment and sourcing, not just on social recruiting, but that’s been the main focus this morning.

How To Set Your Goals This Year

TheHRBlog

George Harrison said it all when he sang “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there”… Goal setting is about fine-tuning the direction in which you want to go in a pre-determined period. In a very important way, it is about taking the locus of control over your life in […].

Budget Cuts Impacting Federal Training Organizations

Bersin with Deloitte

While many private sector companies are recovering from the recession, the public sector is in a downslide. The 2011 federal budget finalized in mid-April calls for over $30 billion in cuts, with expectations for even deeper cuts in 2012. To cope with these spending reductions, training organizations within federal agencies are implementing targeted reforms - reforms designed to achieve cost savings and to better target training investments to make the best use of limited dollars.

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.

7 Dangerous Things Every Adult Should Do

The Bamboo Project Blog

On yesterday's post about creative anxiety and risk-taking, Holly McDonald left me an excellent link to an article on risk-taking at the Open Education blog, which, in turn, led me to Gever Tulley's TEDTalk on 5 Dangerous Things You Should Allow Your Child to Do. .

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SumTotal Announces Acquisition of Accero and CyberShift

Josh Bersin

Today SumTotal Systems, one of the largest (privately held) providers of learning and talent management software, announced the acquisition of both Accero (global complex payroll provider) and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. HR Systems

Guidelines for Leveraging Collective Knowledge and Insight

Conversation Matters

Knowledge workers in any organization have a wealth of insights that are available to their organization to address the difficult issues the organization is facing. Drawing out those insights requires bringing knowledge workers together in meetings that are expressly designed to take advantage of collective knowledge.

The Employee Engagement Pyramid

David Zinger

Workshop/Presentation/Course. If you would like to arrange for a keynote or a workshop for your company, conference or organization on The Employee Engagement Pyramid and The 10 Things Managers Must Do to Increase Employee Engagement contact David Zinger at zingerdj@gmail.com or phone 204 254 2130.

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.