Evenbase Sets New Pace

On April 16, 2012, in HR Scoop, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
If the name Evenbase doesn’t quite ring any bells yet, listen closely. You’ll hear them in the distance. The company is at the beginning of a long march of planned innovation and market disruption and they’re getting louder.
 

It’s Not Really a Network

On April 15, 2012, in HR Influencers, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Networking, by John Sumser
We are at the edges of the second generation of social media. Much of the original hype has been tested and found wanting. It turns out that we don’t really like seeing job ads in the middle of the flow of descriptions of last night’s burritos.
 

Opening The Big Data Future of Employment Branding

On March 28, 2012, in Employment Branding, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Reviews, by John Sumser
On a job by job basis, the Wanted Analytics data can be displayed to show where a particular job is being hired and who the day to day competitors are. With data in hand, in becomes particularly clear that the competition varies by job and location.
 

Information Privacy 5: Futures and Issues

On March 22, 2012, in Futures, HR Influencers, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Just like Target was able to “know” that a customer was pregnant, HR will be able to put 2 and 2 together on a variety of subjects. Large scale data mining will begin to show near-magical correlations between conditions and productivity.
 

Ceridian: Solving the Legacy Problem

On March 13, 2012, in HR Scoop, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Over the past couple of years, the team at Ceridian put a great deal of energy into telling their story. The company is one of the largest players in the HR software business. With 130,000 customers who have a total of 25 million employees.
 

Forecasts (3 of 3)

On March 8, 2012, in Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
When the VP of HR slot is filled from within the ranks of the department, people with Recruiting backgrounds have the advantage.
 

Forecasts (2 of 3)

On March 7, 2012, in Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
As the courts try to navigate five year old data questions, marketing firms and data collection operations will move out light years ahead of their ability to maneuver. Privacy will become a huge consumer issue that can not be readily addressed by either legislation or enforcement.
 

Forecasts (Part 1 of 3)

On March 6, 2012, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
As data overwhelms everything in its path, it will become the defining element in the evolution of HR and Recruiting. Organizations, drowning in the avalanche of data about people and their performance, will increasingly look to HR to figure out the meaning and performance relevance of all that data.
 

Setting the Stage

On February 28, 2012, in HR Scoop, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
For the most part, the vast majority of Social Recruiting and HR products and services are just new paint on an old caboose. There is little, if any, real innovation in the fundamental processes and procedures of HR and Recruiting.
 

The Social Technologies

On February 27, 2012, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Social Recruiting, Social Software, by John Sumser
The core technologies are gathered together to solve a specific business problem just like flour, sugar, salt and eggs are assembled to make a cake. In this article, the raw technologies are those found in consumer settings.