HRExaminer v2.32

8 Reasons Social Media Policies Backfire Just because employees drive their cars to work and park them on company property, the employer doesn't get to tell them what kind of car to own, how to drive, or whether to remove those tacky Hawaiian seat covers. Most social media accounts belong to the employee. The effectiveness […]

The Unimportance of Being Earnest

On August 16, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Marc Effron, by Marc Effron
“Let’s drop our conviction that an earnest belief in growing talent is superior to cold-hearted execution. Idealism is wonderful but getting results is actually a lot more fun. The reality is that it doesn’t matter if managers truly believe in the talent processes they are engaging in. We know these processes work if they’re implemented. Our goal as HR and talent management leaders should be singular – ensure successful implementation.”

HRExam Poll: Comp Data Confidential

Among the critical and confidential chores that the HR executive must navigate, their broad access to employee and executive personal data (like pay) is one of the trickiest ethical environments. It’s only human to absorb some of the data in a personal way. How one handles this professionally is the difference between a powerful bit of organizational leverage and effective execution of the role.

HRExaminer v2.08

On February 25, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Marc Effron, Weekly, by John Sumser
Social media – a topic seemingly worn threadbare by too many a washing. Are the clothes of social media losing their color or taking on the character of a well loved pair of jeans? John weighs in and then shares his experience from last week's TRULondon unconference. Does software matter anymore? Find out if, when […]

Enough Excuses: Build the Right Capabilities

On February 24, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Marc Effron, by Marc Effron
Marc Effron joins the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board this week with his post on building the right capabilities. Marc is the President of the Talent Strategy Group and author of One Page Talent Management. Marc’s talent management consulting provides a highly practical, broadly informed perspective to clients like American Express, Advanced Micro Devices, Fidelity Investments, and […]