HRExaminer v2.29

On July 22, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Hank Stringer, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
This week we published the Fourth Edition of our Top 25 List for Online Influence in HR. Hank Stringer discusses the systemic problems clogging up the talent pipeline. John Sumser introduces us to Friendship Farming (not what you think) and Pummeling Equine Cadavers (huh?).
 

Less Data, More Target

On July 18, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Hank Stringer, HRExaminer, by Hank Stringer
Ask just about anyone if they think the ‘pipes are too full’ with resumes and you will quickly get agreement. Why? Well, ask if a resume has been submitted to a company and where it ended up. Nine times out of ten the response will be ‘the black hole’. As long as systems are designed for talent to view all positions and apply to any of them, many people will do just that – apply for everything and hope. Meanwhile recruiters search public and private resume databases, finding people who may have submitted to a position long ago and never heard back. These are not new problems. They are, however, made worse in our connected world.
 

HRExaminer v2.28

All In The Game Marriott's online game is a turning point. The fact that a company would find it interesting to deploy a game for the exclusive purpose of employment branding tells you everything. The project that resulted in the hotel simulation game on Facebook began as an intense exploration of the employment brand problem […]
 

You Have to Know Where You Are to Get There

On July 14, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, 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… You Have to Know Where […]
 

Why At-Will Employment Isn’t

On July 11, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing is a California attorney who has represented employers, unions and employees in every aspect of employment and labor law including contract negotiations, discrimination and wage hour issues. While the courtroom is a place she’s very familiar with, her preferred approach to employment law is to prevent problems.  Full bio… Why At-Will Employment Isn’t […]
 

HRExaminer v2.26

We're publishing our Weekly Newsletter a day early due to the upcoming July 4th Holiday in the U.S. Happy Independence Day! Now, let's set off some Fireworks » Top 100 v1.78: Susan Strayer Susan Strayer, Marriott International's Senior Director, Global Employer Brand and Marketing, is going places fast because of what she accomplishes. In an […]
 

The Seven Habits of Highly-Ineffective Software Buyers

On June 28, 2011, in Colin Kingsbury, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Colin Kingsbury
Colin W. Kingsbury is the president and co-founder of HRM Direct, a leading SaaS provider of applicant tracking and onboarding systems to mid-sized organizations. Colin brings a lifetime of experience from both in and outside of the software industry, having previously held positions in product management, software engineering, sales, and as a newspaper journalist with […]
 

Ridiculous Research Findings on Informal Learning

On June 21, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jay Cross, by Jay Cross
Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning, web 2.0, and systems thinking. He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. Full Bio Ridiculous Research Findings on Informal Learning by Jay Cross An analyst reports that her company’s research finds that […]
 

HRExaminer v2.24

Top 100 Influencers v1.77: Trisha McFarlane Some people are at the hub of things actually getting done. The key to practical influence (which is the ability to get things done without authority or resources) is to occupy a position in the network that gets the most done with the least effort. Trisha McFarlane demonstrates an […]
 

Writing Online (and other places)

On June 14, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing is an attorney who writes a lot, teaches advanced legal writing to law students and is the Editorial Advisory Board editor at HR Examiner. She has represented employers, unions and employees in every aspect of employment and labor law including contract negotiations, discrimination and wage hour issues. While the courtroom is a place […]