Talent Shortages HRExaminer Weekly Edition v4.38 Friday October 4, 2013

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Talent Shortages

HRExaminer Weekly Edition v4.38 October 4, 2013

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.

Jay Cross writes about the widening gap between humanists and scientists in A Tale of Two Cultures while Heather Bussing talks Revenge and Contracts.

Read a critique of innovation in HR Tech in The State of the Industry, Listen to Lee Klepinger, CEO of Impact Achievement Group on HRExaminer Radio, and dash through 5-Links on Keeping Up. Enjoy!

This Week's Articles

Talent ShortagesFeature: Talent Shortages
With large portions of our workforce under utilized, demoralized or simply out of work, it strains credulity to say that we are suffering talent shortages.
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Revenge and ContractsRevenge and Contracts
I've been thinking a lot about contracts. Most of the time, it doesn't matter what's in them, because people do what they say they are going to do.
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A Tale of Two CulturesA Tale of Two Cultures
In 1959, British scientist/novelist C.P. Snow wrote that scientists and humanists did not understand each other. Half a century later, the two cultures have grown further apart.
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The State of the IndustryThe State of the Industry
The conventional view seems to be that the future of HR software involves a whole lot more of the same. No matter what they say and how hard they say it, they are not different. Read Now »

HRExaminer Radio: Episode #34: Lee KlepingerHRExaminer Radio: Episode #34: Lee Klepinger Lee Klepinger, President/CEO of Impact Achievement Group, Inc. has a unique mix of credentials that help organizations achieve tangible business results.
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HRExaminer Five Links: Keeping UpFive Links: Keeping Up
232 Million immigrants are on the move around the world while 50 Million American adults still live with Mom. HR takes its first swipe at analytics.
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They Can‘t Hear You: Learn how to attract attention in a world where no one is listening.

An invitation from William Tincup and John Sumser to watch all six webinar sessions HERE »

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