Talent Shortages

With large portions of our workforce under utilized, demoralized or simply out of work, it strains credulity to say that we are suffering talent shortages.
 

Five Links: Data Stuff

On September 27, 2013, in Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
This week’s links mirror our focus on data with posts like John Sall’s post, Big data = Dirty data.
 

Not Knowing What You’re Doing

On August 19, 2013, in Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Always distrust tools; always be alert for alternative ways of thinking. Many of the amazing insights that are becoming available involve rethinking the things you think you know.
 

Engaging Bit o’ Fiction

On August 15, 2013, in Big Data, Data, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Jobs change, expectations go unmet, cultural integration is not always what it seems to be, decisions get rushed, managers are bad, companies are rotten, coworkers are unpleasant, better jobs emerge elsewhere.
 

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, 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, 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, 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, by John Sumser
Disruption is what happens when prices fall and profits rise. There is no such thing as a modest disruption.