HR Management

You Can’t Fix What You Refuse to See

“It’s unbelievable how much you don’t know about the game you’ve been playing all your life.” — Mickey Mantle Understanding what lies ahead is critical to making the right decisions. Accepting reality requires to remain open to new information — especially the one that challenges…

Tech Recruiting Event Talent42 Joins ERE Media Family

ERE Media has acquired Talent42, the first and only conference that brings together tech recruiters, engineers, and hiring managers. Talent42 is a national event, held annually in Seattle. Launched by John Vlastelica, founder of Recruiting Toolbox, and Principal Consultant Carmen…

The Surprising Tech of Facial Analysis

Seemingly out of nowhere computers have learned to read human emotion from our faces. We can expect that any weaknesses this technology has now, in terms of accuracy or cost, will quickly erode as the technology advances. Marketing is interested…

3 Forces That Are Shaping the Future of Work

A significant shift is transforming today’s corporate landscape. The gig economy and technological advances are reshaping the workplace in ways that have significant ramifications for human capital and talent management. Flexible independent work provides increasingly attractive and viable career options…

Don’t Be Afraid of Poor Analytics

If you’ve taken any analytics or statistics courses, you’ll have been bombarded with cautions about how analytics can go wrong. For example: Random outcomes appear meaningful to the untrained eye. Small sample sizes give misleading results. Without good control groups,…

HR Departments Everywhere Are Embracing Video. Are You?

Not long ago, companies viewed videos as optional tools to achieve communication objectives. They were a luxury reserved mainly for marketing departments with huge budgets. Meanwhile, learning and development departments had only canned, off-the-shelf videos to draw from. And because…

How Analytics Can Help You Decide Pay Increases

According to Aon’s 2017 U.S. salary increase survey, more than two-thirds of employers were taking some kind of action to increase merit pay differentiation, with 40% reducing or eliminating increases for lesser performers. This suggests that spreading pay raises across the…

The 5 Courages HR Needs to Be Good Followers

HR needs to stop leading and start following. Did that get your attention? Good, because that’s what Tim Vanderpyl, associate professor  at Calgary, Canada’s Ambrose University, wants. That doesn’t mean he wants HR people to become doormats. He does want…