Facebook Terms of Service Translated

Facebook rolls out new code twice a day. There are hundreds of engineers working on thousands of changes every week. The legal stuff doesn’t change that often. But it’s still worth understanding. So here are some of the terms you should know about and what they mean.

The HR Technology Conference

On July 24, 2013, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
If you are interested in the future of HR or the state of the art in American HR Technology, there is no other single event that serves it up as coherently.

Communications Channels IV

On July 23, 2013, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Recruiting Strategy, by John Sumser
Each communications channel implies a different mode of recruiting and a different cost per hire. Imagine a spectrum that ranges from active at one end to passive at the other.

Communications Channels II

With hundreds, maybe even thousands of communications tools at your disposal, what in the world do you do? It will certainly feel overwhelming unless you have a strategy for dealing with the noise level.

Buried While The Future Rolls Over Me

On June 4, 2013, in Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
What do you do when keeping your eye on the ball means completely losing track of the game?

Five Links: Potpourri

On May 31, 2013, in Analytics, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
This week, our five links are for anyone trying to build a career or a department in HR. From an analytics standard to the use of ‘differently abled’ people, there’s something for everyone.

Candidate Acquisition (the Forgotten Cost)

On May 30, 2013, in Data, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Recruiting Strategy, Recruiting Wisdom, by John Sumser
Traffic acquisition is the most overlooked aspect of the social recruiting, employment branding and mobile recruiting movements.

5 Key Questions: Mobile Recruiting

There is absolutely no doubt that some recruiting practices will be changed by mobile technology. The technology investment question is better understood as ‘are we at a point where platform stability and clear use cases mandate the use of mobile tech in recruiting?’

Getting to the Future: The Double Bind

On May 23, 2013, in Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
HR and Recruiting leaders are routinely subjected to the requirement to maintain the status quo while imagining some sort of future. The very existence of the function depends on succeeding at both. Sadly, it’s a double bind.

Really, Big Data Isn’t Analytics

On May 13, 2013, in Analytics, Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, by John Sumser
Before, progress was just a matter of making the line move up and to the right. With big data, what matters is the ability to see patterns in the data.