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Decrease the Suck or Increase the Awesome?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Thanks to Hildy Gottleib over at Creating the Future , I found Hank Green's video on the Webb Telescope. Not that I care terribly much about the Webb Telescope. But I do care about the first minute of Hank's video, which you should watch first if you haven't seen it before. Here's what Hank says: .

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On Arming Teachers

True Faith HR

I come from a family of educators. One uncle was a math teacher for 35+ years with Milwaukee Public Schools. My cousin teaches AP Chemistry in Green Bay. My wife is a school psychologist. My mom taught choir at the K-12 and college level.

The Power of Action Learning: A Process for Building a Collaborative Culture

Conversation Matters

One of the most powerful tools for moving an organization’s culture toward collaboration and knowledge sharing is a process called Action Learning. It is not a new process, but one that was used both in Europe and the US, long before the term “Knowledge Management” was first heard in organizations.

How to Choose Professional Organizations to Join

Effortless HR

(Photo credit: s_falkow). In these challenging times when every dollar spent must be a wise investment, one of those decisions is where you should spend both time and money in terms of business development. One thing is for sure, you will need to contribute in order to gain.

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.

Social Tools Collide with Talent Management Software

Josh Bersin

Social networking tools have transformed our lives. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest (read my commentary about Pinterest here), Reddit, and many others have significantly changed the way we. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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How to Handle Your Career Stress

45 Things

Five years ago you may have laughed if someone told you that you would not only take on twice your current workload, but be happy about it – and be willing to take a pay cut.

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Employee Engagement Dialogues: Happiness and Engagement

David Zinger

Employee Engagement Dialogues: Alex Kjeulf and David Zinger. Recording and transcript. Here is the recording and transcript for a 20 minute dialogue with Alex Kjeulf on happiness and engagement. Alexander is the founder of Woohoo inc. and one of the world’s leading experts on happiness at work.

5 Steps to Creating Employee Development Plans That Truly Work

Insperity

A well-thought-out plan provides your employees with opportunities and clear direction on how to increase their skills and advance their careers. And with a more expanded skill set, they have more tools to help your business forge ahead. It’s a win-win for you and your staff. But an employee development plan or program shouldn’t be created off the cuff. Follow these steps to help make sure your employees’ development plans are on point. Step 1: Consider your business goals.

Top 10 HR Interview Questions & How To Answer Them

TheHRBlog

These are top 10 HR interview questions and will help you in preparing for the interview. when responding to HR interview questions keep your answers brief and to the point. If you are faced with a difficult HR interview question, make sure you stay calm, don’t get defensive, and take a moment to think about […].

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.

June 2012 Newsletter

Future of Work

June 2012. I recently came across this insightful comment from a newly emboldened organizational activist: “I was sitting around complaining about our lousy manager, and I said ‘Why doesn’t Someone do something about it.’ And then I realized that I am Someone.”. Meaning? Don’t sit around complaining.

Your Career is a Jungle Gym, Not a Ladder

The Bamboo Project Blog

look for opportunities, look for growth, look for impact, look for mission. Move sideways, move down, move on, move off. Build your skills, not your resume. Evaluate what you can do, not the title they're going to give you. Do real work. Take a sales quota, a line role, an ops job.

3 Quick Book Reviews (featuring @incblot @sepinwall) #popHR

True Faith HR

The Three Eras of Knowledge Management

Conversation Matters

In this video I describe the Three Eras of knowledge management that I have previously written about on this blog, Where Knowledge Management has Been and Where it is Going – Part One , Part Two , and Part Three.

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.

Suffusion theme, CommentLuv Premium, live chat, oh my.

Effortless HR

New Blog Theme. After what seems like forever, the EffortlessHR blog has a new theme (Suffusion). For your enjoyment and to be forever archive, the blog looked like this before: Old EffortlessHR Blog Theme. CommentLuv Premium. If you don’t know what CommentLuv is, then you are in for a treat.

The New Best-Practices of a High-Impact Learning Organization

Josh Bersin

We just completed the brand new version of our enduring research, The High-Impact Learning Organization (HILO). This research, which involves several years of effort, uncovered some groundbreaking.

The Business Impact of Compensation Management

Reviewsnap

Imagine continuing to manage your personal investment portfolio with equal contributions spread across each account, regardless of its past performance or future potential.

5 Ways to Establish Friendly Relationships at Work

45 Things

One of the most difficult things about starting a new job is trying to become friendly with your colleagues without making yourself seem like a total dweeb. Be too friendly and you come off as a bit of a stalker or maybe a motormouth. Be more reserved and you might be perceived as snooty or weird.

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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.

8 Powerful Approaches to Create Meaningful Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Make meaning – why work? Part 8 of an 11 part series on how managers can improve employee engagement). Finding direction through meaning. Meaning. For work to sustain and enrich people it must be meaningful.

Never. Stop. Trying.

NoExcusesHR

Are you going through a frustrating time in your life? Maybe it''s one of those "peak" times at work when everything seems to be hitting all at once. Maybe it''s the never ending struggle to juggle a somewhat reasonable life away from work and it just isn''t fitting together the way you need it to.

The Relentless Tide of Online Learning

Bersin with Deloitte

Last week, three pieces of information came my way that made me both excited and pensive about the future of education and learning. The first was a conversation I had with a learning professional in a major corporation who told me that they were trying to figure out how to best curate online content, including […]. The post The Relentless Tide of Online Learning appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. Learning Culture Learning Providers

Power to the P2P

Future of Work

Jim Ware. Every once in a while something you thought you understood starts getting more complicated, and more important at the same time. Recently I’ve become more and more fascinated with the power and the impact of peer-to-peer networks, or “P2P.” I believe P2P networks represent a wholly new kind of organizational capability that is distinctively different from, and complementary to, corporate and governmental structures.

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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.

Are You Really THAT Busy?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Long hours. are often more about proving something to ourselves than actually getting stuff done. Jessica Stillman, Why Working More than 40 Hours a Week is Useless. Over the past few years, I've come to realize that I have about 8-9 hours of work in me per day. That's it.

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Politics and Work Week: Why Do We Vote on Tuesday?

True Faith HR

With the U.S. national election tomorrow, its going to be politics week on the blog. Today - Why do we vote on Tuesday? According to whytuesday.org : In 1845, before Florida, California, and Texas were states or slavery had been abolished, Congress needed to pick a time for Americans to vote.

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Are On-line Discussion Forums Conversations?

Conversation Matters

Conversation is a topic I often present about. On those occasions I am frequently asked, “Do you consider on-line discussion forums conversation?” I usually fumble and hedge my answer.

Finding Hidden Treasures – Mining for Employee Competencies

Effortless HR

Do you really know what your employee brings to the workplace? Oh, you may know that they have the knowledge and skills needed to get the job done in an effective and efficient manner. But, do you know the “soft” skills or attributes they bring that could be just as important as the “hard” skills they offer. What are competencies? They could be a personal trait or an observable aspect of performance.

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.