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Great New Demos

On January 24, 2013, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Reviews, by John Sumser
Finally, one of the video interviewing players demonstrates that they get that it has to be about more than video. Video itself is free. That means that the video interviewing players all have to scramble to identify the real value add.

Five Links: The Future is Close

On January 18, 2013, in Daily Links, Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, by John Sumser
This week’s links include an online class, two views of crowdsourcing, spreading ideas online and the industrial internet. As a bonus, there’s a pointer to the universe of Smart Dust. This edition is brought to you with one foot in the future and one foot in the past.

HRExaminer Radio: #1: Neil McCormick

On January 4, 2013, in HR Technology, HRExaminer Radio, Recruiting Strategy, Social Recruiting, by John Sumser
For our inauguaral HR Examiner Radio Episode John Sumser speaks with this week’s guest Neil McCormick, fouder of HRMAdvisors, an Australian consultancy that helps organizations harness the effectiveness of their people.
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New Architecture of Work VIII: Harnessing Employee Data

On January 3, 2013, in Big Data, HR Scoop, HR Technology, HRExaminer, New Architecture of Work, by John Sumser
Have you been following the emerging conversation about the Internet of Things? The prevailing case law seems to indicate that the owner of the device is the owner of the data.

Blue Heron Recruiting

Here are a couple of posts from just about a decade ago.  The industry has been working over that time to clarify the definitions of talent pools, talent communities and so on. These two are a meditation on the business of attracting and nourishing talent.     Just outside of the greenhouse (our offices) is […]

Five Links: Technology and The Future

On December 28, 2012, in Big Data, Daily Links, Futures, HR Technology, by John Sumser
Quick review of a study that validates the idea that serial entrepreneurs are more likely to build successful businesses. Prior business failure is an indicator of future business success. The principle should be a part of succession planning.

The Series: New Architecture of Work

On December 24, 2012, in Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, New Architecture of Work, by John Sumser
In the late summer, we started exploring the new face of HR in the “New Architecture of Work” series. There are a number of driving forces moving HR into its next level

Skills Gap 5 – The Future is Here

Senior engineers and first line supervisors found themselves without a map of the new territory. All of the vectors that defined work one day were invalid the next. A trench level employee who looked like he was slacking off might actually be waiting for the machine to finish processing.

Why Aren’t We Asking These Questions (1 of 2)

On December 18, 2012, in Big Data, Futures, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Mobile Technology, New Architecture of Work, by John Sumser
The workplace is changing rapidly, right in front of us. Driven by Moore’s Law, the relationship between our people and their technology is reshaping the way that work gets done, the way we interact with the HR Tech System, how we communicate with each other and the rate at which our companies adapt or die.

Five Links: The Unevenly Distributed Future

Each one of these articles should cause you to scratch your head. The world is changing fast and these ideas are at the forefront of the change. How the outside sees your labor practices, man-machine integration, democratic big data, brain drain is good, build a utility with your brand. Enjoy.