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

On June 17, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Steve Smith, Weekly, by John Sumser
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 […]
 

You want to be Zappos? Here’s Why You Can’t.

On June 12, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Steve Smith, by Steve Smith
Steve leads content development, thought leadership and public relations activities as a partner at Starr Tincup. Steve received his B.A. in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Since 2001, Steve has specialized exclusively in human resources and human capital-focused communications consulting after nearly a decade as a newspaper journalist. He has earned […]
 

HRExaminer 2.23

On June 10, 2011, in Amitai Givertz, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
Read this week's HRExaminer » Failure is underrated "Failure is the foundation of success; success is the lurking place of failure." What Lao Tzu meant is that success creates a set of blinders that make you extremely vulnerable. Success is the single greatest predictor of failure. Meanwhile, forward progress depends on experimentation which understandably has […]
 

Meaning and Data in the Social Web

On June 6, 2011, in Amitai Givertz, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Amitai Givertz
It is impossible to fly by the seat of your pants when there is no indicator that one is even airborne. For those of us who are used to winging it when there is insufficient data to chart the course, measuring results from social campaigns provides a rude awakening. Unable to pace internal adoption with the dizzying rate at which the social web proliferates, escaping the gravitational pull of a world in a state of perpetual beta can consume more time and effort than staying in the game. Besides, where else can you get your emotional needs meet with 140 characters or less?
 

HRExaminer v2.22

On June 3, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
It's happening all around your company all the time. THE EXPERIENCE. We call them candidates but they're strangers with first impressions and the keys to our future. Read more in this week's HRExaminer » Candidate Experience In 2003, I launched a small endeavor called "CandidateVoice". The idea was to audit websites based on their ability […]
 

Is Your Non-compete Agreement Enforceable?

On June 1, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
With a non-compete agreement, each state has its own unique laws and rules about whether, when and to what extent a non-compete agreement is enforceable. Find out if your non-compete agreement is enforceable.
 

HRExaminer 2.21

Who are the people managing the conversation in Talent Management? This week we unveil the Top 25 online voices that are achieving reach, resonance and relevance in Talent Management. Read more in this week’s HRExaminer » Top 25 Online Influencers in Talent Management (v3) On Wednesday we published the third version of our list, The […]
 

Criticality and Workforce Strategy

On May 26, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Neil McCormick, by Neil McCormick
Over his 30 year career, Neil McCormick has heard a lot of people label the HR activity they were focused on at the time as “critical.” It usually meant either blank space on the organization chart or crisis management. In this article, Neil explores “criticality” and how to determine what is essential to your Workforce Strategy.