The Weekly HRExaminer v1.18

On May 26, 2010, in HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser

Read-it-now Social Media Reconsidered | Feature
Is it time to reconsider social media? I’ve always argued that online interaction is the new literacy. So you might find it surprising that I’m in the middle of an experiment where I take a social media siesta. My experience so far is this week’s feature for The HRExaminer and I’ll follow up with two more posts in next week’s edition. I’d love to hear your thoughts and any related experiences that you can contribute. Read more…

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Thinking About Measurement
Here, at the dawn of a truly strategic Human Capital function, we are often surprised at the degree to which people want to argue about measurement systems. It is simply inadequate (and lazy) to argue that one form of measurement is imprecise or flawed without proposing an alternative and improved approach. Read More…

Attraction vs Promotion
Recruiting, as currently practiced, is a defensive and reactive process full of promotional techniques. The problem with promotion as a development tool is that it makes people want to run away. Let’s talk alternatives. Read more…

Linkup | Review
Toby Dayton is one of the industry’s least known, most effective entrepreneurs. Like Jobing’s Aaron Matos, Dayton understands that Recruiting is local and that recruitment advertising is built on a base of local transactions. We found Linkup to be head turner. Read more about why…

Keeping up with the Joneses can be destructive | Editorial Advisory Board Member Dr. Dewett
Our contribution this week from Editorial Advisory Board member Dr. Todd Dewett finds that many people-related innovations in the workplace are adopted for the wrong reasons (think about the rush towards online learning or flocking to master social media). Most of these efforts are misguided.  Not wrong per se, just misguided. Dr. Dewett lays out the only two valid reasons to grab a seat on the latest people-related bandwagon. Read more…

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