HRExaminer v.4.06

On February 8, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Kelly Cartwright, by John Sumser
The original notions of how to execute social recruiting bear rethinking. It’s not that Social Recruiting is dead. Its that we haven’t figured out a way to deliver it to the uninitiated (includes John Sumser’s recent presentation on this topic).

Also this week: Kelly Cartwright has Advancing the Gender Agenda: Three Reasons Companies Should Mean Business, Heather Bussing asks some Social Recruiting Questions and John Sumser has Mobile is Free and Five Links: Talent and The Net. Have a great weekend.

Advancing the Gender Agenda: Three Reasons Companies Should Mean Business

“The competition for critical talent, including specialized skills and leadership, remains high. The reason is simple: the talent supply in key areas is not keeping up with demand, and companies must do all they can to boost that supply. ” – Kelly Cartwright

Social Recruiting Questions

“Social Recruiting is an important part of a company’s employment brand. Yet, it has to be more than just putting up a Facebook page and posting self-serving ads.” – Heather Bussing

HRExaminer v.4.05

On February 1, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, Steve Smith, Weekly, by John Sumser

Real-time measurement of the mood in your organization is headed your way. Last week, we spoke with the Finnish founder of Emooter, a one step happiness meter for employees. Read more in this week’s feature: In The Mood: Measuring the Organizational Climate with Emooter. Steve Smith from The Starr Conspiracy contributes 3 Ways to Close the Generation Gap in Performance Reviews, Heather Bussing covers Jay Sheperd’s Result Triangle and John Sumser has Dear XXX, If They Won’t Hire You, We Will and a new Five Links: Smorgasbord. Enjoy.


3 Ways to Close the Generation Gap in Performance Reviews

On January 29, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Policies, Steve Smith, by Steve Smith
But, to paraphrase Bart Simpson, getting HR people to hate performance reviews is like making teenagers depressed — it’s like shooting fish in a barrel. That goes for just about everyone in your organization over age 35.

Shepherd’s Result Triangle.

On January 28, 2013, in Heather Bussing, Policies, Social Media Policy, by Heather Bussing
Most people and companies are good at figuring out their goals. And many are pretty good at showing they care . . . well, at least about themselves. But knowing what you want and caring about it is exactly the right place to start.

HRExaminer v.4.04

On January 25, 2013, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, Weekly, by John Sumser
There are a boat load of new issues to navigate in hiring and managing people in 2013. In this week’s feature, Rethinking Discrimination, Heather Bussing cruises over the legal undercurrents and offers up a 5-step guide for keeping your company off the rocky shoals of legal trouble. We wrap up this issue with new posts from Dr. Todd Dewett and John Sumser. Enjoy.

The Office is a Great Place for Fun and Games

“When adults have autonomy at work they might not focus on their normal tasks 100% of the time. That’s normal. Guess what? Using some of that autonomy for small doses of play at work actually facilitates productivity for most people. It represents a fun not-related-to-work break that stimulates healthy thinking.” – Todd Dewett

Rethinking Discrimination

On January 21, 2013, in Heather Bussing, HR Trends, Policies, Recruiting Strategy, Talent Management, by Heather Bussing
“As accessibility to information and data about everyone become ubiquitous, we need to rethink our approaches to equal opportunity, diversity, and discrimination.” – Heather Bussing

HRExaminer v.4.03

On January 18, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
There’s a universe of great minds who never see the light of day in our industry because they are so busy building their companies. These are the people who hold the secrets you want to learn. The tricky part is finding them and unearthing their stories. Two weeks ago, John Sumser began a new journey to find them and bring their stories back to you.