In The Know v1.32 Structural Unemployment

On September 7, 2010, in The Go/The-Know, by John Sumser
As an HR leader, you’d better have an opinion on the question. If this is structural unemployment, you may have a recruiting problem of serious import. If it isn’t, you can just wait for the tide to turn. Here are five links to spark your thinking on the subject.

The Weekly HRExaminer 1.31

On September 3, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, Weekly, by John Sumser
Read The Weekly HRExaminer v1.31 Now Human Machines | Feature The hangover from the industrial revolution still exists in the HR department. Humans are machines to be procured (hired), programmed (trained), controlled (managed), optimized (incented) and terminated (fired) to produce our desired output (profit). Editorial Advisory Board Member Paul Hebert says a whole new operating […]

Virtual HR

On September 2, 2010, in More2Know, by John Sumser
Virtual HR Unique is the new normal. Each and everyone of us is somehow persuaded that we are the ones who are living outside the mainstream. Our little customized universes are separate from and better than. This is the new universe. Even though it is still primitive, we are able to radically customize huge swaths […]

In The Know v 1.31: Future of Work

On September 1, 2010, in The Go/The-Know, by John Sumser
In The Know v1.31 Five links for thinking about the Future of Work Steve Jobs In Concert Rental, Streaming, Subscription. That’s the model for digital rights management unveiled by Steve Jobs yesterday. It’s the future of music, video, books and other content. It’s the future of hirer-worker relationships. Some compensation, some variable pay, some licensing, […]

Review: New Tools

On September 1, 2010, in Reviews, by John Sumser
Much of what passes for social recruiting is neither social nor recruiting. The high value pieces of the recruiting process involve judgment, assessment, selection, evaluation, interaction and conversation. Most internet eased recruiting tools don’t do much more than publicize opportunity and collect data. Ultimately, the recruitment advertising model is going to change. Job ads, regardless of the setting (your website, a job board or in the flow of social media) have a very low conversion rate. As other methods mature, the generation old practice of matching traffic with opportunity will give way to better targeting. It’s not clear whether any of that evolution will have a meaningful social component.

Maintaining Human Machines

On August 31, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
Paul Hebert is a founding member of the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. As the Managing Director and lead consultant for I2I, an influence consultancy, he guides companies in their alignment of the behavior of their employees with the goals and objectives of the company through incentives and rewards. Full bio… Just as the manufacturing-focused company […]

Review: WorkForUs

On August 30, 2010, in Reviews, by John Sumser
And then Le Viet showed me WorkFor Us. (TechCrunch covered it about 60 days ago) WorkForUs is the simplest and most proper of things. You know all of that fuss about social Recruiting? You’ve got to admit that there’s a lot of fluff and not much substance. Everyone is so busy trying to figure out the meaning of life that they seem to have overlooked the simplest thing: a repeatable interface that stands in between a fan page and the ATS; a simple application process; the fundamental recruiting tool.

The Weekly HRExaminer 1.30

On August 27, 2010, in HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
Read The Weekly HRExaminer v1.30 Now Feature | Looking for Talent We know all too well that today there are real problems and challenges in society, companies and HR. But is the glass half full or empty? With great challenge comes great opportunity and that’s what we’re talking about this week at HRExaminer. We start […]

In The Know v1.30 Still More HRXformation

On August 26, 2010, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
In The Know v1.30 Still More HRXformation Five links to improve your view of HR Transformation We’re in a challenging time. Seeing the present is as difficult as seeing the future. The rules don’t seem to be operating properly. This week’s links will stretch your thinking about the future of the Internet, the role of […]

Unprotected Classes: Prejudice and Double-Standards Alive and Well in America

On August 25, 2010, in Amitai Givertz, by Amitai Givertz
Please welcome Ami Givertz to the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Amitai Givertz has over 25 years experience in business with the majority of that time spent in the talent management space where he has held a number of leadership positions. Through his unique brand “disruption,” Ami has helped numerous organizations to innovate and develop their organizations. Full Bio… Some […]
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