HRExaminer v2.34

Three Myths about Hiring the UnemployedAnyone who has been unemployed and looking for work in the middle of a career knows how difficult and frightening the process can be. Now, as a business owner, I'm proud of the fact that my company has been able to hire people who were unemployed (or under-employed) and then […]
 

Three Myths About Hiring the Unemployed

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Steve Smith, by Steve Smith
Anyone who has been unemployed and looking for work in the middle of a career knows how difficult and frightening the process can be. I’ve been in that situation myself, and I know how much it sucks. Now, as a business owner, I’m proud of the fact that my company has been able to hire people who were unemployed (or under-employed) and then watch them flourish in our organization. It requires time and effort, but the results are worth it.
 

HRExaminer v2.24

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 […]
 

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

Topics: 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 […]
 

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.
 

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 […]
 

Mad Men HR: What Can Don Draper Teach Us About Talent?

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Steve Smith, by Steve Smith
“You can complain about obstreperous Millennials all you want, but this is not just a generational trait. I actually think it is more a difference in communication styles. Top performers are always going to be restless and wanting more. Those actually seem like good qualities to me. Why wouldn’t you want ambitious employees who are hungry for more?”