From Transactional Data to Strategic Insights

On October 15, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, Cathy Missildine, Data, HRExaminer, Talent Management, by Cathy Missildine
By understanding the business you are in and the challenges the business face, HR can truly have influence and impact on the organization by analyzing the right data and telling a great data story.

Why I Don’t Want to be CEO

On October 14, 2013, in Discrimination, Engagement, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Not many get there. Those 500 CEOs are an elite group of people who have the magic combination of luck, training, pedigree, and connections. Then, they had to work hard and really want to deal with the power, politics, and fierce competition to get there.

HRExaminer v4.39

On October 11, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
We have two HR Tech related articles this week: our feature article on The Future of HR Tech and our tribute to Bill Kutik.

Why Age Discrimination Should Matter to You

On October 8, 2013, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
We are a culture that idolizes youth. We want to live forever. But we are terrified of getting old. Age discrimination can happen to you. It probably will.

Termination as a Good Thing

Making an employment change is a big deal. It’s hard, even when it’s voluntary, because we have so much of our identities wrapped up in what we do.

HRExaminer v4.38

On October 4, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Jay Cross, Weekly, by John Sumser
The so-called talent shortage is really a lack of workers who are willing to take a pay cut, not a demographic crisis. In this week’s feature article, Talent Shortages, John Sumser pinpoints the real issues.

A Tale of Two Cultures

On October 1, 2013, in HRExaminer, Jay Cross, by Jay Cross
In 1959, British scientist/novelist C.P. Snow wrote an essay describing that scientists did not understand the humanities and humanists did not understand science. Half a century later, the world grows more complex everyday and the two cultures have grown further apart.

Revenge and Contracts

On September 30, 2013, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
I’ve been thinking a lot about contracts. Most of the time, it doesn’t matter what’s in them, because people do what they say they are going to do. The important thing is what’s happening in the world, not the paper the lawyers are playing with.

HRExaminer v4.37

On September 27, 2013, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
We’re kicking off a new series this week about the problems and opportunities of Handling Data in HR. John Sumser muddies our hands in the ‘grungy part of the topic,’ by examining common issues with ATS data and website scraping. The series continues next week.

The Secret to Good Contracts

On September 24, 2013, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Contracts don’t have to be pages of incomprehensible legal mumbo-jumbo. They can be clean and simple and understandable.