090409 Potpourri Links

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Thought For The Day: It’s not what we don’t know that kills us. It’s what we DO know – that turns out to not be true. Two Demographic Bits: Twitter Traffic Explodes.. It is the 25-54 year old crowd that is actually driving this trend. Nielsen: Women Dominate PC Gaming…The largest demographic  review in the […]
 

What Is Social Recruiting?

What Is Social Recruiting (April 08, 2009) I’ve started a conversation about the nature of Social Recruiting on an Australian Wiki. It’s my contention that using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn et all to recruit is not necessarily social recruiting. It’s a desktop variant of Recruitment advertising. It’s an advanced form of sourcing. That’s not to say that […]
 

090408 New Stuff Links

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Thought For The Day: The cost of the impending demographic problem dwarfs the current financial mess. TalentRevolution Another ning site to add to the growing communities list. If HR were the new black, this would be the place. Tag line: “creating ultimate career lifestyles, maximizing return on talent and generational inclusion. engage here 24/7.”  Very […]
 

Sustainable Workforce

Sustainable Work  Force (April 07, 2009)  Over the course of a decade, Kevin Wheeler has compiled a massive contribution to the HR – HCM – Recruiting Industry. Relentlessly travelling the world, he always finds time to head home for ERE. I bumped into him very briefly last week. To paraphrase James Brown, “Ain’t no dog, […]
 

090407 Population Links

Thought For The Day: On the far side of the recession is a demographic problem. The red ink of a greyer future The financial times says that the cost of caring for our aging population will dwarf any burden created by this downturn. Great charts for visualizing the aging phenomenon. Must read. Population Research Institute While  […]
 

Relocation Trends

Relocation Trends (April 07, 2009) This is a really good time to figure out the future of your workforce. The downturn changes a lot of things. If you’re still at your desk (and lots of folks in HR are gone), start wondering and planning. After this is all over, we’re going to be living in […]
 

090406 Workforce Analytics Links

Thought For The Day: “Could we still be in denial of the reality that greed and irresponsibility were not an exclusive Wall Street franchise during our national bender” Frank Rich NYT Orca Eyes Dan Hilbert has assembled a workforce analytics package beyond the imagination of most in the industry. The package ties all of the […]
 

HRTechCentral

HRTech Central (April 03, 2009) I’m putting my resources behind a new offering called HRTechCentral. Tony Karrer, the guy behind the new effort thinks hard and deeply about how people learn, how they consume information, how they interact with blogs and what information they might need. As a leader in the learning end of the […]
 

090403 5 Recruiting Links

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Thought For The Day: “What does it matter how we fill jobs like those that anyone can do?” It turns out that it matters quite a lot Digging Into RecruitingBlogs.com V2.13 Talent Is The Problem The use of the word “talent” to describe “people in an organization” is a carryover from the bubble economy. It’s […]
 

090402 Recruiting Links

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Thought For The Day: Not knowing is the beginning of learning. How To Advocate For (And Not Create) Controversy Lance  Haun riffs on Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Len. Haun tries to address the milquetoast and conflict avoiding aspects of the HR personality in most organizations. Conflict and controversy and not mutually inclusive […]