Trash Your Noncompete Agreement

On November 5, 2013, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
5 ways noncompete agreements can backfire against employers.
 

Kindness as a Subversive Activity

On October 28, 2013, in Engagement, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Going to a tech conference and coming away feeling like part of a family of complete strangers and unrelated people is something I have never experienced.
 

HRExaminer v4.41

On October 25, 2013, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
Year in and year out, through hundreds of searches, it’s the person we initially had a hunch about–the outlier, the slightly off–spec person–who had the best chance of being hired. – Bob Corlett
 

Is Tech the Answer or the Problem?

On October 22, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, Data, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
My favorite app is the off button. It’s not that I’m a complete luddite. I just have a healthy skepticism about technology as the solution for everything.
 

HRExaminer v4.40

From Transactional Data to Strategic Insights. By understanding the business you are in and the challenges the business face, HR can truly have influence and impact.
 

Why I Don’t Want to be CEO

On October 14, 2013, in Discrimination, Engagement, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Not many get there. Those 500 CEOs are an elite group of people who have the magic combination of luck, training, pedigree, and connections. Then, they had to work hard and really want to deal with the power, politics, and fierce competition to get there.
 

HRExaminer v4.39

On October 11, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
We have two HR Tech related articles this week: our feature article on The Future of HR Tech and our tribute to Bill Kutik.
 

Why Age Discrimination Should Matter to You

On October 8, 2013, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
We are a culture that idolizes youth. We want to live forever. But we are terrified of getting old. Age discrimination can happen to you. It probably will.
 

Termination as a Good Thing

Making an employment change is a big deal. It’s hard, even when it’s voluntary, because we have so much of our identities wrapped up in what we do.
 

HRExaminer v4.38

On October 4, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Jay Cross, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
The so-called talent shortage is really a lack of workers who are willing to take a pay cut, not a demographic crisis. In this week’s feature article, Talent Shortages, John Sumser pinpoints the real issues.