Enough Excuses: Build the Right Capabilities

Topics: 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 […]

HRExaminer v2.07

We have a double feature on HRExaminer this week. Heather Bussing writes in from #trulondon to get to the bottom line on authenticity. Mark McMillan has an equally compelling piece on the Darwinian Evolution of the Recruiter. Plus, John covers shifting trends in decentralization and the slow work movement. Read This Week's HRExaminer Magazine Does […]

Does Authenticity Make Your Butt Look Big?

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Asking yourself if you are being authentic enough is like asking if your jeans make your butt look big.  The questions are equally narcissistic and no one is going to tell you the truth.  (By the way, transparency always makes your butt look big.)

The Darwinian Evolution of the Recruiter

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mark McMillan, by Mark McMillan
For the next 19 years, 10,000 baby-boomers will retire each day, leading to the hackneyed conclusion – recruiting is going to get harder. That phrase should start paragraphs, not end them.

HRExaminer v2.06

Outsourcing has been around for a long time. We even have a TV sitcom dedicated to the subject. Where do current HR leaders and analysts stand on the topic? We found out. Every couple of months, we create a virtual brainstorming session with members of our Editorial Advisory Board – the HRExam Poll. Each member […]

HRExam Poll 2.1: The Details

We close out our series on the outsourcing of HR by sharing all of the detailed responses from our HRExam poll. First up we have a quick summary of the responses and then we provide each member's full response. Do you run an HR team with outsourced functions? Contemplating a new outside effort? We'd love to hear your views. Leave us a comment or write a reply post and link back to this post.

HRExam Poll 2.1: Outsourcing Recommendations part 3

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
“Outie” or “innie”? That’s the gist of what we asked our Editorial Advisory Board members about outsourcing HR. Which departments stay and go? Are there any functions that should never be outsourced? John Sumser breaks down the poll data from our HRExam outsourcing poll and summarizes their response in good old chart and bullet fashion. Where do you stand? Outie or innie?

HRExam Poll 2.1: Outsourcing Recommendations part 2

So you outsource a major function of HR. What next? Is there anyone with deep capability in your HR organization explicitly trained to manage outside resources? Program management (not to be confused with project management) is a business competency born from the ruins of failed outsourcing efforts and one still unknown in many HR Departments. For HR outsourcing to work, HRPMO might be the new Golden Ticket.

HRExam Poll 2.1: Outsourcing Recommendations

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Our Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) is an elite group of senior players in our industry. Each member is an expert in a very precise niche. At the same time, the fundamental qualification for membership is breadth beyond expertise. We actively recruit seasoned leaders who have a definite point of view. Every couple of months, we create a virtual brainstorming session, the HRExam Poll. Each member is asked to respond succinctly to a topical question. The answers paint a picture of the state of the industry.

HRExaminer v2.05

Analyze this HR! A better, more self-aware HR industry We start this week with a ground breaking survey led by newly formed HRXAnalysts. Joining our new panel is easy and you'll uncover hidden knowledge that could unlock your team's full potential. We've also got two great posts from Editorial Advisory Board contributors Colin Kingsbury and […]