Your Turn To Vote – Comp Data Confidential

On May 13, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Polls, John Sumser, by John Sumser
The HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board has weighed in. It’s your turn to vote. You are the VP of HR conducting compensation surveys in your company’s market. You discover the executives in your company make about 80% of salary and stock options that the same people at comparable companies make. But you make only 50% with no stock options. What do you do?

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.

They Resigned, Now What?

On May 9, 2011, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Bob Corlett
When one of your top people resigns, your reptile brain goes into overdrive. Your cheeks flush, your mind swirls with emotions – anger, surprise, disappointment, maybe even embarrassment – and questions, always the questions. There are lots of ways for what comes next to go badly. But consider the possibility that a resignation is an opportunity.

HRExaminer v2.17

Top 25 Online Influencers in Recruiting v3.0 "…The people who are influential in social media are influential among themselves. That's not that different from other trend setting demographics. The trendsetters are always trendier amongst themselves than they are with the public at large. That's why they are trendsetters." – John Sumser Read Now » Training—Why […]

Training—Why Do We Waste So Much Money?

On April 26, 2011, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Todd Dewett
Dr. Dewett returns as a member of the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Dr. Dewett is a leadership expert and professor at Wright State University, author, speaker, trainer, consultant, and Harley nut.  Full Bio… Training—Why Do We Waste So Much Money? by Todd Dewett I often argue with executives when they demand to see an ROI for […]

HRExaminer v2.16

Why That New Metrics Initiative Will Destroy Your HR Career By Bob Corlett "If you are not steeped in metrics now, don't borrow them from some other organization. Instead, look at two or three things that consistently drive results in your organization (like hiring great people), and then start looking for ways you can have […]

Behaving Badly Online & Defamation

On April 22, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing is a returning contributor to our HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Heather has practiced employment and business law for over 20 years. 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 she’s very familiar […]

Why That New Metrics Initiative Will Destroy Your HR Career

On April 19, 2011, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Bob Corlett
Bob Corlett returns to the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Bob has worked in staffing and consulting for over 25 years. He is the founder and President of Staffing Advisors, a retained search firm near Washington DC. He developed The Results-Based Hiring Process® and is one of Washington’s best known thought leaders on staffing and recruiting. Full Bio… […]

HRExaminer v2.15

On April 15, 2011, in Claudia Faust, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
Does HR Hold Any Real Power? "HR's vocal critics are predominantly male and focused on the department's seeming inability to cash in its own chips while complaining about the need for more of them. A more useful approach might be to help HR Practitioners gain effectiveness in organizational politics or to help illuminate the real […]

The Trouble with Online Applications

On April 12, 2011, in Claudia Faust, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Claudia Faust
“In my estimation, poor candidate experience at the earliest stages of talent acquisition is due to employers that don’t differentiate right up front between the general job seeking population and qualified future talent.” Claudia Faust