HRExaminer v4.38

On October 4, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Jay Cross, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
The so-called talent shortage is really a lack of workers who are willing to take a pay cut, not a demographic crisis. In this week’s feature article, Talent Shortages, John Sumser pinpoints the real issues.
 

HRExaminer v4.37

On September 27, 2013, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
We’re kicking off a new series this week about the problems and opportunities of Handling Data in HR. John Sumser muddies our hands in the ‘grungy part of the topic,’ by examining common issues with ATS data and website scraping. The series continues next week.
 

HRExaminer v4.36

On September 20, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser

In this week's feature, No Pants Works, Heather Bussing reviews Scott's book and examines how companies like WordPress are navigating the traditional outputs of a company (namely profit and growth) without anything we’d recognize as an HR team or practice.

 

HRExaminer v4.35

On September 13, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Harry Gottlieb, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
In our feature, John Sumser illustrates the seven basic elements of a job thru his experience this week with a Seattle-based Nordstrom employee. It’s a different take on two of the more misunderstood HR concepts kicking around the people business today – Engagement and Passion.
 

HRExaminer v4.34

On September 6, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Paul Hebert, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
“Just when HR commits to one direction there will be a tweet or blog post that calls BS on that approach...And that’s before the infographics. How does HR ever feel comfortable with their job?”
– Paul Hebert
 

HRExaminer v4.33

How do we find clarity and meaning in business when corporate double–speak and political correctness are the rule? In this week’s feature Heather Bussing speaks clearly about The Cult of Nice.
 

HRExaminer v4.32

We’re still looking at who owns data. This week we’re featuring Legal Editor Heather Bussing’s post on LinkedIn, Who Owns Data 7: Linkedin or Fencedin. Heather reveals that LinkedIn’s terms of service contain more weasels than your average company weasel words.
 

HRExaminer v4.31

On August 16, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
In HR we associate drama with employee meltdowns and mergers, not the great dramatic writing that John Sumser puts center stage in this week’s feature. Sumser showcases how dramatic writing impacts business outcomes in the article, David Mamet’s Memo to the Writers of the Unit.
 

HRExaminer v4.30

In our feature this week on Local Recruiting John Sumser asks why we’re still trying to recruit candidates in Boston and Austin like they’re exactly the same (there are at least 400 discrete cultures in America alone).
 

HRExaminer v4.29

On August 2, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
If there’s a problem on Facebook do you pay or does Facebook? Legal Editor Heather Bussing deciphers Facebook’s legal fine print in this week’s feature: Facebook Terms of Service Translated.