HRExaminer v2.20

On May 20, 2011, in HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
Sex and the CEO: You'll Need Street Cred. Street credibility is an HR leader's currency that buys the right to interject themselves into sticky situations where people might think you don’t belong. It's built over time and involves a good bit of give and take, and no SHRM program is going to show you how […]

HRExaminer v2.19

HR is full of confidential information, what you do with it is the focus of this week’s HRExaminer and Poll. Bob Corlett discusses what to do when your star employee leaves and John Sumser covers Influence Fatigue, Bersin Impact and HREvolution.

HRExaminer v2.18

On May 6, 2011, in HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
Job Hunter Week: Unemployment and the In Box You know someone who is unemployed. Chances are it's someone who is a close friend or family member. Maybe it's you. This week we're focusing on finding the next job. The official unemployment rate for March 2011 was 8.8% and Gallup, who regularly polls 30K people, puts […]

HRExaminer v2.17

Top 25 Online Influencers in Recruiting v3.0 "…The people who are influential in social media are influential among themselves. That's not that different from other trend setting demographics. The trendsetters are always trendier amongst themselves than they are with the public at large. That's why they are trendsetters." – John Sumser Read Now » Training—Why […]

HRExaminer v2.16

On April 22, 2011, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
Why That New Metrics Initiative Will Destroy Your HR Career By Bob Corlett "If you are not steeped in metrics now, don't borrow them from some other organization. Instead, look at two or three things that consistently drive results in your organization (like hiring great people), and then start looking for ways you can have […]

HRExaminer v2.15

On April 15, 2011, in Claudia Faust, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
Does HR Hold Any Real Power? "HR's vocal critics are predominantly male and focused on the department's seeming inability to cash in its own chips while complaining about the need for more of them. A more useful approach might be to help HR Practitioners gain effectiveness in organizational politics or to help illuminate the real […]

HRExaminer 2.14

On April 8, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Jay Cross, Weekly, by John Sumser
Don't Be a Drag, Just Be a Queen by Heather Bussing Many women are upset at being called "nurturing" at work. They want you to know that they can handle the union busting men of HR and are really most concerned about the financial bottom line. They are not nurturing. They are busy managing a business. They […]

HRExaminer v2.13

On April 1, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Kelly Cartwright, Weekly, by John Sumser
HR is Female While HR is widely understood to be a difficult place to sell and do business, it's worth considering that the problem lies with the sellers, not the buyers. The uniformity of the profession's angst about salespeople, marketing and vendor performance suggest that there's something really wrong with the way that vendors see […]

HRExaminer v2.12

We have the latest on digital influence with the third edition of the Top 25 List for HR. This Top 25 is significant because we have more data (back to 2009) than any other list and the story these numbers tell may lead us to what online influence really means. "Here We Go" is about […]

HRExaminer v2.11

Good people are the essence of everything HR is about. Finding, keeping, growing, engaging, training, and recognizing people. We've got some of our own people we'd like to celebrate this week: Bob Corlett, Heather Bussing and Colin W. Kingsbury. Enjoy our Top 100 Influencer profile of Bob, Heather's advice about copyright on the Internet and […]