Category: HR Tech

Run Your HR For Free

During a recent #HRTechChat, we were discussing how social media influences HR. One question led to another, until finally we talked about free HR services, which led me to ask: can you run HR on free technology? As this was not the topic, we didn’t discuss it any further, but now that we need a fun post for the upcoming…

Global Voices of HR

Michael McCarty of the Employment Intelligence blog starts the year asking the question: Who are the global voices of HR? Which HR Twitter types really speak to you, and help define what the profession is and where it’s going? If you are curious, go over to his list to see who’s been included in this first edition. Michael is looking…

Tomorrow’s Workforce: The Impact of Digital Consumerization

The rise of consumer technologies, such as tablets and smartphones, has not only changed the way people communicate and engage with their world, but how we interact with our workplace. Thanks to the digital revolution and resulting employee expectations, both the workforce landscape and HR are undergoing major shifts and anticipating new ones. A Technology Driven Workforce Technology constantly changes…

The Trouble with Klout

Those who read my blog know that I have been writing about Klout a few times before (Do you have Klout? & Klout revisited)  to understand how online influence can be determined. This week I am adding to that because I went away for a few days and was unable to tweet. Look at what happened to my Klout score: As soon…

The HR Delivery Dilemma

Ever heard of the HR Delivery Dilemma? It’s when you have seen so many 3- and 4-letter abbreviations that you don’t know what to do any more: SAAS, PAAS, BPO, SSC, the list goes on and on. Fortunately, it’s not all black and white, and you don’t have to look at this from an either/or point of view. The good thing…

Social Media Sunday

It’s not often I disagree with Laurie, also known as the Cynical Girl, but yesterday was one of those days when I read Social Media Saturday. My apologies Laurie, but your post was just, well, way too cynical and left me feeling compelled to write a rebuttal. First off, I am not an Apple geek. iPhone3 was the first Apple gadget I…

Do you have ‘Klout’?

Reputation is important. Especially if you work in professional services, reputation is the difference between a steady stream of contracts and none at all. There are many tools on the web that claim to measure reputation and influence. Unfortunately, most of them do not disclose how they calculate your final score: they will mention sophisticated algorithms, making it sound very…