Kevin Grossman, President of The Talent Board and the CandE Awards, and I became acquainted when Twitter was in its infancy and soon after we co-hosted a little podcast together called, #TChat. Over the years we have seen many changes, … Read more
I am so happy to have Kevin Grossman as our guest today on #WorkTrends to talk about a topic that is becoming increasingly prominent in the human resources world: technology.
Technology is pervading all parts of our lives today. Whether … Read more
Among many small- and mid-sized businesses (SMB), human resource departments are no longer seen as an isolated administrative function. Instead, there is growing recognition HR is an integral part of a company’s infrastructure, on equal footing with such functions as … Read more
Good leadership is an essential for any successful company, but it’s not always easy for junior or first-time managers to adapt to their role. Many times, leaders look back on their career and have a whole host of new insights … Read more
Legalized marijuana may soon become a nationwide reality—possibly within the next year. Even if it doesn’t, more states could join Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Washington, D.C. in legalizing recreational marijuana.
So in anticipation, let’s explore … Read more
With new social media platforms cropping up all the time, workplace social media rules must go beyond simply discouraging employees from putting off deadlines to play with Snapchat filters. In fact, your corporate social media policy could probably use some … Read more
Finding highly skilled talent, especially IT professionals with expertise in the areas of cybersecurity, cloud computing, data analytics and mobile strategies, is difficult today. When it comes to technology recruiting, in a market with low unemployment, we’re seeing a definite … Read more
Last year, a new study found that taller people are , meaning they are more likely to hold important positions at work and earn higher salaries. Countless other studies have concluded the same … Read more
Futurist and tech billionaire, Elon Musk, believes we may not be far from a time where robots and various forms of artificial intelligence (AI) will perform most jobs. He cautions that a day will come when there will be few … Read more
Recruitment in any industry is a difficult process. Finding staff that are not only qualified to the role, but fit into your company (and will stay with you) is important if you want the process to be sustainable and financially … Read more
It isn’t always easy finding a career that fits like a glove, but the pressure to do so is great for many of us. We are aware that our career comprises a significant part of our identity, and to … Read more
Recruiting is made up of a million different moving pieces. Literally. And they’re not linear either; they constantly loop back and in on themselves. Some of them help with talent attraction. Some do the heavy lifting of recruitment itself. And … Read more
I started my career in HR over 17 years ago, and the questions I heard most often at all the HR conferences were “Why don’t I have a seat at the executive table?” and “How can I get the executives … Read more
Many company departments rely on analytics for decisions they make and strategies they implement. Through using analytics and data, these departments can get a better idea of what their customers and clients need or are looking for.
While analytics may … Read more
The HR function of today is not the one of yesterday, and it certainly won’t be the one of tomorrow. So how do businesses make sure their HR departments are ready for upcoming challenges?
One of the surest ways is … Read more
Despite worldwide turmoil, growth is still very much happening on the global front. Companies are expanding into new regions and deepening their presence in existing ones. The challenge is building a workforce rapidly and effectively. It’s never been that simple, … Read more
There’s a saying in business: “If you want to get something done, give it to a busy person.” But is that fair to the busy person? It makes sense that organizations would want to give crucial work assignments to their … Read more
Today, we live in an insurance marketplace defined by healthcare reform, double-digit rising healthcare costs, and plenty of “unknowns.” Given the changing landscape, many human resources professionals view their employer benefit plans as a challenging blend of cost containment strategies … Read more