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Reconsidering Millennials: They’re Not That Different From You

Reconsidering Millennials: They’re Not That Different From You

Is it time for leaders to wake up and smell the coffee? Translated into the world of work, it means wake up and reconsider the millennials. Are they really…
Big, Bad Data: How Talent Analytics Will Make It Work In HR

Big, Bad Data: How Talent Analytics Will Make It Work In HR

Here’s a mind-blowing fact to spark up the late-summer doldrums: Research from IBM shows that 90 percent of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. Which means that companies have access…
Smart Recruiting Strategy Drives Relationships And Conversation

Smart Recruiting Strategy Drives Relationships And Conversation

Passive recruiting is kind of like the darker, more mysterious sibling of active recruiting. Because it is so different from traditional recruiting and usually involves targeting people who don’t have
The Real-World Implications Of Workplace And Cyberbullying

The Real-World Implications Of Workplace And Cyberbullying

I remember my first encounter with a bully – we’ll call him Paul Bugbee. He chased a neighborhood friend of mine home from…
The Hot HR Technology Trends Of 2014

The Hot HR Technology Trends Of 2014

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a solid independent survey of HR tech trends that will affect the workplace in 2014. The Information Services Group (ISG), a leading technology…
Dear Leaders: Please Revisit Your Corporate Culture

Dear Leaders: Please Revisit Your Corporate Culture

What makes a great leader? Is it the capacity to inspire loyalty, the ability to articulate a vision, emotional intelligence, or persuasiveness? Does…
Communication Equals Love: A Missing Link In Your Hiring Process

Communication Equals Love: A Missing Link In Your Hiring Process

Many of us in HR and Leadership circles – I am among them – bemoan the negativity that springs up during the process of recruiting employees, affecting positive candidate experience and your employer brand.  One would think companies…
Talent Analytics: A Crystal Ball For Your Workforce?

Talent Analytics: A Crystal Ball For Your Workforce?

We’ve been listening to the buzz around Big Data and talent analytics for a couple of years now. It was nearly a year to the day that I wrote about why Big Data is HR’s new BFF….
hr catches up to the cloud

HR Catches Up To The Cloud #SHRM14

One of the bonuses of my role is learning about how companies are using technology to improve recruiting, employee engagement, create workplaces where continual learning is…
Crowd Sourced Technology Is Putting Workplace Leaders And HR In Driver's Seat

Crowd Sourced Technology Is Putting Workplace Leaders And HR In Driver’s Seat

There is something to be said about controlling your own destiny and making your own rules. It’s the reason our workplace has seen a huge shift in the number of workers…