Informal Learning In A Nutshell

On July 25, 2013, in Futures, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Jay Cross, by Jay Cross
Workers learn more in the coffee room than in the classroom. Formal learning—classes and workshops—is the source of only 10 to 20 percent of what people learn at work.
 

Communication Channels III

The number of communications options are exploding. Knowing how and where to communicate your employment brand and job opportunities is no longer easy.
 

A Brand is a Relationship.

On July 8, 2013, in Brand Aid, Employment Branding, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Employment Branding is the craft of being so completely organized that you are ready with the right message for the right person when she comes along. Let’s take that a bit further.
 

Imagining Disruption

On June 27, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Ideas go from imagination on implementation faster than contemporary HR Departments are able to absorb them. Tech change is moving at breakneck speeds.
 

Immodest Disruption

On June 26, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, by John Sumser
The Society for Human Resource Management helps members to cope with the onslaught of social media as well as imagining, forecasting and preparing for the future.
 

Modest Disruption

On June 25, 2013, in Futures, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Disruption is what happens when prices fall and profits rise. There is no such thing as a modest disruption.
 

Buried While The Future Rolls Over Me

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

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, John Sumser, 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.
 

The Fair Market Value of Employees

On May 22, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“Innovation and growth come from the discretionary effort of the workers – not the investment in capital on the production floor. The company’s real value is its employees.” – Paul Hebert