HR Examiner Weekly Edition v 3.35 August 31, 2012 Can Law Keep Up with Technology?Courts and legislatures are struggling to keep up with the fast pace of technology. New laws and cases are quickly outdated. Read Now » WealthHabit: New Architecture of Work VII Financial stress absorbs time and attention during the workday statistic [...]
I’m writing this sitting on a balcony just off Bourbon Street in New Orleans, which in the middle of August is almost entirely devoid of tourists. It’s an interesting time to see it. The last time I took a vacation, my company had zero employees and only a few more customers. Seven years later, those [...]
As the chief executive of a SaaS provider of talent management systems, I might reasonably be expected to disagree strongly with John’s recent three-piece j’accuse, revisiting the pitfalls of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). In fact, I more or less agree with the substance of all of it. But that doesn’t matter because SaaS is still going to take over the world, and I’ll explain why.
We're publishing our Weekly Newsletter a day early due to the upcoming July 4th Holiday in the U.S. Happy Independence Day! Now, let's set off some Fireworks » Top 100 v1.78: Susan Strayer Susan Strayer, Marriott International's Senior Director, Global Employer Brand and Marketing, is going places fast because of what she accomplishes. In an [...]
Colin W. Kingsbury is the president and co-founder of HRM Direct, a leading SaaS provider of applicant tracking and onboarding systems to mid-sized organizations. Colin brings a lifetime of experience from both in and outside of the software industry, having previously held positions in product management, software engineering, sales, and as a newspaper journalist with [...]
Good people are the essence of everything HR is about. Finding, keeping, growing, engaging, training, and recognizing people. We've got some of our own people we'd like to celebrate this week: Bob Corlett, Heather Bussing and Colin W. Kingsbury. Enjoy our Top 100 Influencer profile of Bob, Heather's advice about copyright on the Internet and [...]
“I can’t help but think that the more unspoken rules one breaks, the closer one might get to an online recruiting experience that delivers real results for candidates.” – Colin W. Kingsbury
We close out our series on the outsourcing of HR by sharing all of the detailed responses from our HRExam poll. First up we have a quick summary of the responses and then we provide each member's full response. Do you run an HR team with outsourced functions? Contemplating a new outside effort? We'd love to hear your views. Leave us a comment or write a reply post and link back to this post.
Analyze this HR! A better, more self-aware HR industry We start this week with a ground breaking survey led by newly formed HRXAnalysts. Joining our new panel is easy and you'll uncover hidden knowledge that could unlock your team's full potential. We've also got two great posts from Editorial Advisory Board contributors Colin Kingsbury and [...]
“I’ve been thinking a lot lately about corporate career websites–and specifically, how to make them truly inspiring and captivating to jobseekers. Even the best sites — the ones filled with pages of lush multimedia content, built with luxuriant budgets and dedicated staff- place only a superficial gloss on the problem. All it takes is one or two clicks for a jobseeker to transport herself from that world of fantasy and into the bowels of the company’s ATS, where impersonal job descriptions and bureaucratic application processes dishearten even the most enthusiastic applicant.”