Recruit Forever by Mark McMillan

On September 28, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mark McMillan, by Mark McMillan
Please welcome Mark McMillan back as a returning contributor to the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Mark is co-founder of Talent Function, where he combines executive coaching expertise with ten years of recruitment software industry experience. He started his software career for the Oracle Corporation and later joined BrassRing as a Director of Strategy and Business Development. Full […]

The Weekly HRExaminer v1.34

On September 24, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
Interested in Recruitment Process Outsourcing? Going to the HR Technology Conference in Chicago next week? Stop by Booth 337 and visit our sponsor RiseSmart, who partnered with HRExaminer this week to bring you our Webinar: 5 Reasons RPO Contracts Fail & How To Make Yours A Success. Read The Weekly HRExaminer v1.34 Now Feature | […]

A Modest Proposal—Eliminate the Employment Relationship

On September 21, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, by Heather Bussing
The employer-employee relationship is one of the most legislated, regulated, taxed and litigated relationships we have. The finances of our state and federal governments are tied largely to payroll taxes that include income tax, social security, Medicare, disability, unemployment and local taxes. Our financial markets are also largely dependent on retirement and insurance investments tied to the employment relationship. However, independent contractors are exempt from most of payroll taxation and regulation. Businesses that hire independent contractors don’t have to withhold taxes, pay benefits or contribute to the 401K accounts. Other laws, including wage and hour, workers’ compensation and EEOC requirement often do not apply to the hirer/independent contractor relationship. So there is a huge financial distinction between the employer-employee relationship and the hirer-contractor relationship

The Weekly HRExaminer v1.33

On September 17, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jay Cross, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
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The Metrics Cycle

On September 16, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, Jay Cross, by Jay Cross
In summary, to ‘earn a seat at the table’ where the business managers sit, you must: * Speak the language of business * Behave like an officer of the corporation * Think like a businessperson * Act like a businessperson. * Be a businessperson.

The Weekly HRExaminer 1.31

On September 3, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Paul Hebert, Weekly, by John Sumser
Read The Weekly HRExaminer v1.31 Now Human Machines | Feature The hangover from the industrial revolution still exists in the HR department. Humans are machines to be procured (hired), programmed (trained), controlled (managed), optimized (incented) and terminated (fired) to produce our desired output (profit). Editorial Advisory Board Member Paul Hebert says a whole new operating […]

Maintaining Human Machines

On August 31, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
Paul Hebert is a founding member of the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. As the Managing Director and lead consultant for I2I, an influence consultancy, he guides companies in their alignment of the behavior of their employees with the goals and objectives of the company through incentives and rewards. Full bio… Just as the manufacturing-focused company […]

Unprotected Classes: Prejudice and Double-Standards Alive and Well in America

On August 25, 2010, in Amitai Givertz, by Amitai Givertz
Please welcome Ami Givertz to the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Amitai Givertz has over 25 years experience in business with the majority of that time spent in the talent management space where he has held a number of leadership positions. Through his unique brand “disruption,” Ami has helped numerous organizations to innovate and develop their organizations. Full Bio… Some […]

The Weekly HRExaminer v1.29

On August 20, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
Read The Weekly HRExaminer v1.29 Now Feature | Transformation Week We know that all things change, it’s the only constant in business. But what the heck are we supposed to do when we’re trying to steer the transformation of an HR effort? Is it easier with a plan, do we need outside help, is there […]

The Fear Around Social Media Usage is Actually Within Your Workforce

On August 18, 2010, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jessica Lee, by Jessica Lee
But of course, many are clamoring about how great, how powerful, how effective social media tools can be in the business setting. Revolutionary! Think about how great of a recruiting tool it can be! Game changer! And what about as an employee communications tool! Tweet, tweet, tweet! The reality is however that many more are […]