Thanksgiving is practically here, and you can feel its presence. There’s a fresh chill in the air that creeps in on late afternoons. The darkness falls earlier, followed by the aroma of logs smoking within cozy hearths. The clerks at the market are frantically stocking the shelves. Then there are the elaborate plans drawn up to coordinate the efforts of recipe gathering, shopping, cooking, accommodating guests, laying out tables, and setting up for the big game. Yet the spirit of this season[...]
Instead of fearing the machines, let's use them to build a digital HR ecosystem that empowers people through technology.
At the close of 2014, we began focusing on the trends that would shape the staffing industry in 2015 and beyond, particularly as firms of all sizes began investing in performance management software to draw from the wellspring of Big Data. HR technology today is no longer a luxury or a simple way to automate processes for operational or cost efficiencies -- it’s essential[...]
It’s an exciting time to be a recruitment professional. Employers are racing to find skilled workers, yet their internal resources can’t keep pace with the job orders piling up on their desks. That’s why more companies are turning to the staffing industry for help. Even then, however, positions go unfilled and the war for talent rages on. Why? Because agency recruiters face limitations that independent recruiters have overcome. You might be hesitant, thinking that the latest recruitment[...]
I am thrilled and excited that HR West has invited me back to speak about talent acquisition strategies at its 2016 event in Oakland, California. HR West showcases ongoing innovations in the technologies and techniques that underpin the power of the workforce solutions industry, while never losing sight of the fact that as HR practitioners, humanity remains at the heart of everything we do. This philosophy is one that I share and embrace.