Amy Ala is a Staffing Consultant with Microsoft, featured blogger for RecruitingBlogs.com, and mom to four great kids. After nearly 14 years in employment, Amy is convinced the #1 trait in successful recruiters is a sense of humor.
As our Legal Editor Heather Bussing says, “Really weird stuff happens at work.” That’s the focus of our feature article this week from Heather, When Harassment is Legal. Maren Hogan returns to the HR Examiner Editorial Advisory Board with her article Humanizing Your Brand Through Social Media: 6 Steps. John Sumser rounds up this week’s issue withCommunication Channels III, plus 5 Links: Tech Recruiting and his HR Examiner Radio interview of Recruiting Animal. Enjoy!
Social media has become such a permanent and vital part of business that the bar is being raised daily. This whole process begins with a clearly defined brand and strategy.
“Recruiting Animal” is the nom de plume of a Canadian sourcer/recruiter. He is the host of the infamous Recruiting Animal Show, a stimulating intellectual food fight that features members of the online recruiting community.
In our feature, Thinking the Unthinkable, John Sumser writes: “The C Suite is going to hunt for and embrace data visualization companies who can help see what we’ve refused to see: HR builds processes that emphasize sameness. The business requires processes that produce differences. It’s actually that simple. Steve Smith from The Starr Conspiracy searches for the So What Factor of Workforce Analytics while Heather Bussing has us Learning by Mistake. John Sumser interviews JIBE CEO, Joe Essenfeld. We close this week’s issue with John Sumser’s multi-part series on Communication Channels in Recruiting.
With hundreds, maybe even thousands of communications tools at your disposal, what in the world do you do? It will certainly feel overwhelming unless you have a strategy for dealing with the noise level.