The Stories We Live In HRExaminer v1.38 October 22, 2010

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This week’s HRExaminer is about the stories people live in and the technology we’re using to find, develop and manage them. You can get a fresh copy of HRExaminer every Friday by subscribing here.

Feature | Jay Whitehead Top 100 v1.70
Jay Whitehead Photo October 2007Jay Whitehead creates stories that people live in. A long time resident of the media world, Whitehead is a plot maker who generates big narratives. He sees places where people might spend time and sets about creating the reality. His stories become institutions. Where there weren’t gathering places, there are now networks, meetings, publications and so on. For the past decade, he’s been doing this in and around the HR landscape. Read More

About Those People | In The Know v1.38
about those people, HRExaminerIt’s surprising how little attention gets paid to the people in an organization. All of the falderal about weighing in on strategy seems to lose sight of HR’s fundamental role: the care, feeding and cultivation of the people in the organization. All tools, from software to compliance regulations are guides in this fundamental mission. This week’s In The Know links are designed to make you think about some aspects of the human part of HR. Read More

HR & Recruiting Meetup Photos
crispin-salon-hrexaminer-small There’s something about breaking bread that appeals to a timeless side of us. Over the summer HRExaminer hosted two Salon Dinners in Boston and then New York City. It was a great chance for Human Resources, Talent Management and Recruiting Leaders to catch up on industry trends and practices over a good meal. See which friends attended these good times. Read More

HRDemo Show
HR Demo Show December 8 & 9, 2010 Las Vegas NVHave you ever seen a demo come off without a hitch? All software breaks during a demo. It’s a law of nature. What’s amazing about those moments of failure is that they show you the true nature of the team behind the software. The HRDemo Show is all software all the time. Held on the 8th and 9th of December at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, the event format is a first of it’s kind. For two days, we will be featuring nothing but demos from the biggest and most innovative firms in the HR Software Industry. Read More

Announcing: HR Tektonic Awards
hrexaminer-announces-HR-Tektonic-AwardsAt the HRDemo Show this December 8th and 9th, we will announce the winners of the First Annual HR Tektonic awards. These awards are given to companies whose services disrupt, innovate and change the way the game is played. Nominations are due by October 27, 2010. The award winners will be featured in the December issue of HRO Today Magazine and on the HRExaminer. Read More

HR SaaS Consortium
hrsaas-logoThe HR SaaS Consortium is a new forum for people to figure out emerging practices in architecture, implementation and deployment of SaaS in HR. The idea is to create a collegial space that allows members to capitalize on each other’s experience. Members have the opportunity to learn about emerging trends in the market and to build a network of contacts with industry leaders. Read More

That’s it for this week’s HRExaminer.

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