For 24 years Bill Kutik has been Technology Columnist for Human Resource Executive, also serving as co-chairman of the magazine’s famous annual conference, HR Technology® Conference & Exhibition, since it began in 1998.
In our feature this week on Local Recruiting John Sumser asks why we’re still trying to recruit candidates in Boston and Austin like they’re exactly the same (there are at least 400 discrete cultures in America alone).
The first reason local recruiting is important is that small businesses are virtually all local operations. They only hire locally. Local Recruiting doesn’t mean narrowing your search. It means starting locally and working up.
What’s the difference between recruiting and dating? While the two may have a lot in common in the blogosphere, it’s a far cry from being bedfellows when it comes to technology.
If you’re not familiar with the data integration issue, it’s not really surprising. Problems like these are highly technical and very, very boring. The market pays attention to shiny new things. Grungy maintenance work isn’t shiny or new.
Shouldn’t we learn from others and determine the most effective way to reach our goals, benchmark our progress, and achieve success? Best practices are only best if you’re just practicing. And I have no clue what a benchmark really is, or what you do with one.
If there’s a problem on Facebook do you pay or does Facebook? Legal Editor Heather Bussing deciphers Facebook’s legal fine print in this week’s feature: Facebook Terms of Service Translated.