CLOUT GAINING ACTION ITEMS FOR HR EXECUTIVES AND WHY HR TECHNOLOGY MUST BE IN PLACE!!

1. Recruiting and retaining Knowledge Workers – especially the last 2 Generations – Millennial’s and Gen X 2. Leveraging HR Technology and related systems to provide Strategic, value added “information” to the Board of Directors”, move from “Data Management” to “Information Craftsmanship 3. Obtaining a “Total Compensation” quantification and using it in a retainment strategy 4. Aligning the […]

“E Pluribus Unum” a motto that can work for HR and HR technology! …. really.

During this polarizing, exasperating, entertaining and just crazy political cycle for the Republican and Democratic nominations, I seem to pay more attention and even look forward to reading the op-ed pieces in the NY Times. Gail Collins, Maureen Dowd, Frank Bruni are among my favorites. Also Thomas L Friedman who most know as the author […]

DOES THIS LOOK LIKE HR AT YOUR COMPANY? – A CAVEMAN MENTALITY

In my humble opinion, many companies don’t appreciate, know, utilize or understand what their Human Resources function can do if given the right support, direction, tools, underlying technology and the correct mindset.  We all can agree and recognize the burden of regulations, legislation, policies and procedures put on the administrative responsibilities that HR is typically […]

A HOLLYWOOD “SPOTLIGHT” ON HR TECHNOLOGY? – IF ONLY.

I recently had the opportunity to see the newly released movie “Spotlight”.  It is the true story of how the Boston Globe newspaper uncovered the massive scandal of child molestations and coverup within the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston  The movie “Spotlight” takes its name from the name of the independent group of 4 investigative reporters […]

THE BOMB SHELTER THAT IS HR TECHNOLOGY!

The cover of the latest issue of the Harvard Business Review (July/August 2015) shows an image of a bomb, with the title – “It’s Time to Blow Up HR and Build Something New”.  It is getting lots of notice – especially to us in the field – in one way or another. The article reminds […]