Recruiting

Social Tech Recruiting La Revolución!

Ah, what a difference a week makes. Last week Time magazine named the collective “Protestor” as Person of the Year for 2011. Social technologies played a fairly significant role in fueling the worldwide protests and the dramatic “call for change” we’ve seen politically and economically. According to Time, “Social networks did not cause these movements, but… more Social Tech Recruiting La Revolución!

Give thanks to those shoring up the sky

Sometimes super committees just aren’t so super. They’re turkeys actually. Big fat uncollaborative turkeys that suffer from tetanic torticollar spasms, a genetic nervous disorder that causes them to look up at the sky for up to a minute. To see if it’s falling. Thankfully, there are those of you who do their best spur economic growth and… more Give thanks to those shoring up the sky

UpMo knows the lateral, the ladder and the lattice

If you’re sitting there chatting with 9 of your colleagues, are you 1 of the 7 “actively disengaged”? I asked that question in my latest Glassdoor.com article. I then clarified by stating that’s fancy Gallup survey-results talk for “I friggin’ hate my job.” According to Gallup’s Majority of American Workers Not Engaged in Their Jobs: 71% of… more UpMo knows the lateral, the ladder and the lattice

Resigned to silence

It’s when the allegations wash up onshore like bodies, that’s when we come to help. Someone gets fired or arrested and others resign while the rest of us stare and shake our heads. It’s difficult enough recruiting, hiring, on boarding, training and retaining workforces today. We do our best to screen out emotional instability, incivility… more Resigned to silence

Sourcing may be commodity, but community is art

(Cross-posted on TalentCulture) Community connected us around the writing. The writing and the peer reviews were important, yes; that’s why we were there, but the relationships that formed between myself and the other novice-to-published poetry, short story, novel and screenplay writers were what kept us coming back. The collaborative exercises, the chat rooms, the peer… more Sourcing may be commodity, but community is art

Like OccupyFacebook in Nondescript Building 4

The show of hands was clear. There were at least 20-30 people out of 250+ whose companies still block access to Facebook and other social networks. This revelation came literally at the nondescript interim Facebook headquarters at the end of day of ERE Media’s latest must-attend event, the Recruiting Innovation Summit. Facebook is a company that lives… more Like OccupyFacebook in Nondescript Building 4