Dot Rot - HRExaminer weekly v2.10 for March 11, 2011

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? Heather Bussing discusses the legal side of who owns social contacts on sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, while John Sumser finds two articles in the vault from ten years ago that sound awfully like the present day. Read This Week's HRExaminer Magazine

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"The people behind the current dot jobs mess are running out of room. You walk by the street fight and wonder how you can ever take responsibility in a world where both sides are so totally and bizarrely wrong. At the highest levels, politics is a weaponized food fight. At the lowest levels, separating the greedy from the stupid is like picking fly shit out of the pepper." Read Now…

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Jay Cross writes about how Internet values are driving organization design. "Google figures a superlative engineer creates 200 times as much value as his middle-tier peer. As IBM's Tom Watson said, "If you want to succeed, double your failure rate."" Read Now…

Are Social Contacts Trade Secrets?who owns social contacts? Imagine this scenario: “Hi Riley, this is Heather from the Law Firm. You were a second-level LinkedIn connection of one of our former attorneys who recently quit. I was wondering if you also enjoy deposing actuaries to determine whether life insurance premiums have a disparate impact on women who have never been pregnant?” Click. Bzzzzzzzz. Read Now…

From The Vault: All Dem Trade Shows
All Dem Trade ShowsThis week, we're running two pieces from the vaults published exactly 10 years ago. The big issues haven't changed. Case in point: "The degree to which Electronic Recruiting and Human Capital Management products are indistinct from each other is a serious problem. Without some selectivity, the customer will still be faced with desperate salespeople who are impossible to tell apart."
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From The Vault: CommunitiesFrom The Vault: Communities
How long has the debate about the definition of talent community been raging? Here's a piece from a decade ago that seems to continue to make sense today. Read Now…

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