HRExaminer v2.16

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, John Sumser, 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

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, John Sumser, 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 […]

HRExaminer v2.10

The latest chapter in the Dot Jobs saga is being written, and every single "we're right and they're wrong argument" resembles a sequel to Dumb and Dumber. Perhaps the guilty parties could take a page from the internet values that are shaping organization design and culture that Jay Cross champions this week in his article? […]
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HRExaminer v2.09

On March 4, 2011, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Movers/Shakers, Weekly, by John Sumser
We're not sure if explosive chaos and sausage should be used in the same article but Mr. Sumser has gone and done it anyway. And it's about Bill Boorman, Top 100 influencer, speaker of the #tru, maker of un, and super connector in the global recruiting marketplace. Plus, read the HRExaminer series on employer branding […]

HRExaminer v2.08

On February 25, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Marc Effron, Weekly, by John Sumser
Social media – a topic seemingly worn threadbare by too many a washing. Are the clothes of social media losing their color or taking on the character of a well loved pair of jeans? John weighs in and then shares his experience from last week's TRULondon unconference. Does software matter anymore? Find out if, when […]

HRExaminer v2.07

On February 18, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Mark McMillan, Weekly, by John Sumser
We have a double feature on HRExaminer this week. Heather Bussing writes in from #trulondon to get to the bottom line on authenticity. Mark McMillan has an equally compelling piece on the Darwinian Evolution of the Recruiter. Plus, John covers shifting trends in decentralization and the slow work movement. Read This Week's HRExaminer Magazine Does […]