The LinkedIn Lawsuit

The new LinkedIn lawsuit could be pivotal and far reaching in the arena of recruiting and recruiting technology.
 

Working with Humans

On January 6, 2014, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Joe Gerstandt, Leadership, by Joe Gerstandt
We clamor for more and bigger data while simultaneously avoiding some of the most valuable, and readily accessible information there is; the emotions of our employees.
 

What HR Should Be Asking Part 2

What is becoming possible is so far beyond conventional definitions of analytics that you’ll miss the bus if that’s how you approach the problem.
 

What HR Should Be Asking Part 1

More than a mandate, change is an issue of survival. It’s time to ask new questions.
 

Five Threads VI: Conclusion

On November 13, 2013, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
We’ve been plowing through the five threads that will shape HR and HR Technology and now it’s time for the conclusion of our six-part series.
 

Five Threads V: Human Augmentation

On November 13, 2013, in Big Data, Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
When the advance of human augmentation reaches a certain point, we’re going to have to start figuring out the new work and how to pay people whose work is mostly done by machine.
 

Five Threads IV: Quantified Everything

On November 7, 2013, in HR Scoop, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
In the first waves of quantification, it’s been okay for HR Departments to hide behind the flag of productivity. In the near term future, competitive battles will be won by the organization that can best quantify and therefore predict the behavior of the people in the workforce.
 

Five Threads III: Data for Other Departments

What used to be delivered in a stale memo is now communicated in the flow/context of other data. It turns out that the more personal the data, the more it sticks.
 

Trash Your Noncompete Agreement

On November 5, 2013, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
5 ways noncompete agreements can backfire against employers.
 

Five Threads II: Integrating Non HR Data

On October 24, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Recruiting, which is always the most competitive of the HR silos is already trying to make sense of a world that violates our preconceptions.