7 Easy Steps for Starting and Maintaining an HR Blog
1. Get permission from the boss. Unless, like me, you are the boss. Then just do…Continue
As you know, I spend a fair amount of time blogging about recruiting software and the talent management industry. I’m always surprised by the small number of HR professionals who are also blogging. It’s true, it does take time, but I’ve found that blogging is a great way to get more exposure for our company and products.
My intention in this post is to inspire other HR professional and recruiters to also consider blogging so with that, here are my 5 Reasons Why Blogging in…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on July 6, 2011 at 4:08pm — No Comments
The Society for Human Resource Management’s 63rd Annual Conference and Exhibition is being held from June 26-29, 2011, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. eEmpACT is very proud to be participating in this event, as we agree with SHRM that the next two years will be a turning point in the HR profession and a vital time for the recovery of our nation.
SHRM says that this year’s conference will feature the largest number of practitioners, strategic…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on June 24, 2011 at 2:48pm — No Comments
Some time ago, I mentioned to you all about my daughter who happens to study philosophy and literature in college. Since college is over for the summer, this series is also coming to an end. We’ve discussed multiple different ways her world of arts and my world of business coincide and have even produced a blog series from those very discussions. Today is the final version to those that I have already shared with you and it will be the last in this expansive series. While I believe that…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on June 22, 2011 at 11:36am — No Comments
Today is another addition to those “literary posts” that I have already shared with you. This day is a day we take some additional advice from the greatest playwright of our time and apply it to the business world and your recruiting department, because what Shakespeare taught us about love and war, he can also teach us about business. These lessons are most applicable to your Internal Recruiting Staff. Today’s topic: Othello.
If you are unfamiliar with the…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on April 28, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
An article in the New York Times suggests that employers and employees alike might be moving toward a temporary-centric staffing model.
In November 2010, 80% of the 50,000 jobs created in the private sector were temporary positions. For all of 2010, a bit more than 26% of 1.17 million jobs were temporary positions. That’s a lot.
What are we to make of such high numbers of temporary…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on March 14, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments
A while ago, I mentioned to you about how I have a daughter who studies philosophy and literature in college. We’ve discussed multiple different ways her world of arts and my world of business coincide and have even produced a blog from one of those very discussions. This time we have a series of blogs set up for you, this being the first. This day is a day we take some advice from the greatest playwright of our time and apply it to the business world, because what Shakespeare taught us…Continue
An HR thought leader is someone who has innovative ideas and concepts – someone who, despite what is going on around them, defies convention and tries something new and succeeds. It is a term that was coined over fifteen years ago and has a lot of new dynamics in the current age. I have recently written to you about resources for those who desire to be on the track to HR thought leadership but there is more to sharing innovative ideas than just outlets. There are common traits that can be…Continue
A thought leader is someone who has innovative ideas and concepts – someone who, despite what is going on around them, defies convention and tries something new and succeeds. It is a term that was coined over fifteen years ago and has a lot of new dynamics in the current age. The advent of social media and the continuing advance of technology makes being innovative and sharing those innovative ideas. How do we utilize these things to share our ideas? What things are there for us to use? Here…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on February 28, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments
Sometimes the simplest of employee problems can end up making big waves down the line – here are five common employee problems and suggestions on how to diffuse them before they end up causing you more trouble than you would like.
1. Absenteeism and Tardiness. When an employee misses work, it not only costs money but can inconvenience customers and co-workers. When it comes to issues with tardiness and absenteeism, strict policy…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on November 22, 2010 at 5:33pm — No Comments
A large part of the human capital supply chain is the acquisition and sourcing of many talents – but the process of obtaining these assets in the first place is also an important detail. Resumes are read, interviewees are spoken to, and decisions are made. Quality hiring practices are too frequently abandoned because of the inconvenience of finding the proper employee in a sufficient amount of time. There are a number of ways to ease the process and the one I’m addressing today is…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on November 17, 2010 at 11:34am — No Comments
Lots of stories – some of them hilarious, some of them tragic – about the increasing use of social media by HR professionals are out there.
Until now, much of the use has been directed toward finding and screening candidates. But problems associated with such use have begun to ripple out, and HR professionals everywhere are (or at least should be)…
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With the speed at which social media moves, can a blog post truly be referred to as “timeless?”
Of course. Working within the recruiting software industry, I see first-hand how the most modern features we offer our customers are essentially designed to solve the same core problems.
Similarly, messaging designed to solve core recruiting challenges can always be seen as timeless, even if this messaging is contained in a blog post that…Continue
Click the image to see a larger version of this info graphic, courtesy of CNNMoney:
If this info graphic is to be believed – and I do – the four best jobs in America are:
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