When Tech Is Not The Answer ~ HR Examiner Weekly Edition v 3.41 October 12, 2012

HR Examiner Weekly Edition v 3.41 October 12, 2012

Feature: This week Heather Bussing issues a spirited critique on the misapplication of technology. From overly complex software like Microsoft Word to vexing web services that solve problems you don't have - Heather reminds us to look for answers to tough problems outside of technology.

And make sure to read our guest post from Stuart E. Rudner who explains how Employment is Different in Canada and John Sumser has news and reactions to LinkedIn's new products announced this week at TalentConnect in Las Vegas.

When Tech Is Not the AnswerWhen Tech Is Not the Answer
Word makes me want to scream and throw things. Big things. How does such counter–intuitive, needlessly complicated crap become the program everyone uses?
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News From the Front (LinkedIn TalentConnect)News From the Front (LinkedIn TalentConnect)
By the time you read this, the embargo will have passed and Linkedin will have announced its new product releases. Besides a new version of the Recruiter product with 50 ish improvements, the company is launching four new services.
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Five Links: MeasuresFive Links: Measures
In the Nick of Real Time “Pandora’s box has been opened. It can’t be closed. Brands are racing to capture as many fans as possible in as many social media channels as possible. ”
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Employment is Different in CanadaEmployment is Different in Canada
“The rule of thumb of “one month of notice for every year of service ” is a myth and should not be followed.” – Stuart Rudner
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