Apps Don’t Create Community

On November 30, 2011, in China Gorman, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by China Gorman
“Community is a word thrown around a lot in the HR space. I don’t believe real relationships are created online. I have thousands of Twitter followers. I have relationships with about 150 of them.” – China Gorman
 

Firing At Will

On November 23, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Jay Shepherd is no ordinary employment lawyer. Sure, he has the license and lots of experience using it. But he’s really an entrepreneur who thinks like a designer. Here’s my review of his book, Firing At Will.
 

HRExaminer v2.45

  Report from Occupy HR Technology Movement “The demonstrators claim that the 99% of people who use HR enterprise technology are unfairly controlled by the 1% who design and sell it. They’re demanding an immediate redistribution of power to the end user. Excuse me, sir?” Read Now » Sumser On The Bill Kutik Radio Show […]
 

Lists: Naughty or Nice?

On November 16, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Susan Strayer LaMotte, by Susan LaMotte
It’s time for a rehaul, a rethink—a better way to educate job seekers on how to find the right employers and what really makes both a “best employer” and a “best employer for you.”
 

Are Employers the Lunch Police?

On November 15, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
The issue is whether employers have to make sure employees take rest and meal breaks. Employees argue that there are unwritten rules that prevent or disallow the breaks. Employer claims they encourage employee breaks, but can’t be the break police.
 

Report from Occupy HR Technology Movement

On November 14, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Marc Effron, by Marc Effron
“The demonstrators claim that the 99% of people who use HR enterprise technology are unfairly controlled by the 1% who design and sell it. They’re demanding an immediate redistribution of power to the end user. Excuse me, sir?”
 

Why SaaS Will Take Over the World by Colin Kingsbury

On November 8, 2011, in Colin Kingsbury, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Colin Kingsbury
As the chief executive of a SaaS provider of talent management systems, I might reasonably be expected to disagree strongly with John’s recent three-piece j’accuse, revisiting the pitfalls of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). In fact, I more or less agree with the substance of all of it. But that doesn’t matter because SaaS is still going to take over the world, and I’ll explain why.
 

HRExaminer v2.42

On October 28, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
The 2012 Index of Social Technology in HR & Recruiting After five and a half months, I’ve finished the 2012 Index of Social Technology in Recruiting and HR. The 100+ page report is a comprehensive guide that will help you chart your social media strategy for 2012 and beyond. Read Now » Big Data vs […]
 

Drama Management–Dealing With Problem Employees

On October 26, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Everyone’s been there. An employee is reprimanded for some performance problem. She gets defensive and complains to everyone about being treated unfairly. People take sides. The challenge is to make it better without making it worse.
 

HRExaminer 2.41

On October 21, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Mark McMillan, Steve Smith, Weekly, by John Sumser
Relationships Simple truth: Your effectiveness depends on how you feel about yourself and others. All of the sourcing and record keeping programs in the world won’t begin to compensate for a recruiting process that treats potential candidates as objects. Read Now » Three Talent Lessons From General Surgery “One of the things I’ve learned about […]