Um Yea: Not Another 2018 HR Tech Trends Post.
Posted on January 16, 2018 12 Comments
Here’s a good way to kick off a new year: for the first time in like, a decade, I’m actually not dreading writing one of those annual preview posts. See, if you’re in the recruitment content marketing business (a pretty shit nice, TBH), every year, you’ve got to put out a mandatory forecast into the […]
Predictions That Probably Won’t Happen: 2017 Talent Trends.
Posted on December 29, 2016 12 Comments
The thing about talent trends posts is that if it were possible to predict the future of recruiting and HR, we’d probably have figured out some way to make it suck a little less. Of course, the glacial pace of change in these parts means that for the indeterminate present, 2017 Is shaping up to […]
Your Fault: Don’t Blame Glassdoor for Your Crap Company Culture.
Posted on December 12, 2016 Leave a Comment
There are few companies able to generate more mainstream media coverage than Glassdoor1, who has a long track record of using the massive amounts of proprietary data across their site to generate some analytics and insights into what’s really going on in the world of work. While employers may bitch about the negative reviews (and […]
Underneath It All: Don’t Speak About These 10 Biggest BS Buzzwords.
Posted on December 7, 2016 5 Comments
For an industry whose professional certification involves “competency based assessments,” there’s a surprising amount of incompetence when it comes to sorting out the product marketing buzz and BS coming from companies offering the coolest stuff you never really needed to fix a problem you didn’t know you had. Of course, where “best practices” are basically […]
The Great Gig In The Sky.
Posted on October 11, 2016 1 Comment
There’s a running narrative among recruiting and HR people in which the concept of the “gig economy” is held as a sort of utopian progression of work. In theory, the ‘gig economy’ means that workers choose when (and if) to work, function as their own boss and build their own business without the previously necessary […]
Armageddon and the War for Talent
Posted on July 23, 2013 Leave a Comment
People have been foretelling the end of time since pretty much the beginning of it, and most of them are crazy – the ring a bell, stand on the corner in Times Square with a sandwich board and sackcloth kind of crazy. But then again, some of those people are the foundation for major world […]