In other words, the two hippest ideas in the current HR play book (engagement and finding the work you love) are more than a little tenuous. The worst job in a fast growing company can be astonishing because of the freedom and authority that emerge there.
Trying to cram 365 days’ worth of benefits information into the narrow windows of new hire orientation and open/annual enrollment—simply doesn’t work. Disability insurance is an extremely meaningful benefit when you actually need it. It’s worthy of three or four concentrated minutes of an employee’s time to learn about it.
The New York Times article on Gender Equity Issues at Harvard Business School reveals a culture of arrogance, self-absorption, and money as the highest good. It was about men and women “leveraging social capital” and calculating the ROI of every human interaction.
“Just when HR commits to one direction there will be a tweet or blog post that calls BS on that approach...And that’s before the infographics. How does HR ever feel comfortable with their job?”
– Paul Hebert
– Paul Hebert
This weeks Links: Confessions of a Tech Recruiter, The Right Way to Reject a Job Candidate, Isaac Asimov’s Forecasts about 2014 in 1954, Small Business Is Not The Engine of Job Creation, and The Gender Wage Gap Lie. Plus Bonus Links: Data Analysis Tools Target Non-experts, and Data Scraping Pt 1: IFTT.
Every single thought, word, image, like, sharer, comment, posting or connection you make in social media is the entertainment that the big Social Media sell advertising on. It’s your life and the platform rakes in revenues based on the entertainment value of your life.