Talent Management, Bureaucracy–and Cats?

HR professionals often compare their job to herding cats, but if you worked for Her Majesty’s postal service a few decades ago, you might have meant it quite literally.

Making Smarter Things

The Solid conference is a deeper exploration of what’s being called the Internet of Things (IoT) or, more recently, the Internet of Things and Humans (IoTH).

Five Links: Science and Human Behavior

This week’s links feature new ways to think about the future, a manual of cognitive science, the FTC on the ever changing data brokerage business, an inventory of today’s internet and an ode to wearable computing.

Sumser Interview: 2014 Job Board Summit North America

At the end of the month, I’ll be joining a fascinating group of presenters and professionals at the JobG8 conference in Orlando.

Five Links: Technology and Consequences

On May 28, 2014, in Analytics, Big Data, Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, by John Sumser
This week’s links look at the consequences of technology and how to manage them.

Five Links: Non HR Tech Companies Entering the Market

This week’s links take a look at tech companies that are traditionally consider to be ‘not HR’.

The New Workplace

On May 14, 2014, in Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Jay Cross, by Jay Cross
Six years ago few people believed that informal learning made much of a difference.

Five Links: Disruption

On May 6, 2014, in Big Data, Futures, Generational Demographics, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week’s links are a reminder that technology is tearing its way through our universe. It happens fast, takes no prisoners and has no guaranteed winners.

Engagement: Lies, Damned Lies and WTF II

On May 1, 2014, in Big Data, Engagement, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
The data on whether employees are engaged says that the answers are Yes, No and Sometimes.

Five Links: Resisting Change

This week’s balance is three pieces about the way we look at the future and two about our resistance.