HR

Circumvent a HR Crisis with Employee Brand Engagement

Sometime in the next year or two, I predict U.S. companies will undergo a human resources crisis. As businesses stabilize and people become accustomed to a certain degree of economic uncertainty, a high level of turnover is likely to threaten companies’ recoveries.

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How to Write Your Firm's Social Media Policy

In our last post we looked at why every business needs a social media policy. And the fact that the most important thing for any business is to have a policy in the first place. But if you’re writing your social media policy for employees, what should it include? What kind of guidelines should you give the people who work at your business.
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Thinking about Getting Rid of Your HR Department? It's about Time to Seriously Rethink the Role of HR

by: Idris Mootee

Human Resources was once a professional practice. Some how something happened and it is not what it was supposed to be. Instead of becoming a business partner of the CEOs and CFOs, they have become irrelevant. When I read about conferences around “strategic HR leadership”, I find it funny. HR today are, for most practical purposes, neither strategic nor leaders. Here ‘s the conference’s mission:

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Where Does Social Media Sit in a Firm? Probably Many Places

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FakeSpace: Serious Games As Doors Into Virtual Worlds

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Can Human Resources Departments Save the Earth?

by: Joel Makower

One of the things you're likely to see at your workplace in the next few days is some focus on the environment. It's coming up on Earth Day, of course, the time of year when even hardnosed CEOs' thoughts turn green, at least for the moment.

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Uncomfortable Truths (Part Two)

By: Alain Thys

Writing the second part of this post was hard. Not because I didn't know what I wanted to say, but because the need to summarize it into a readable blogpost meant leaving out important nuances...

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Ten (Okay, 13) Questions with Libby Sartain, Chief People Yahoo!

by: Guy Kawasaki

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This is HR and recruiting week on my blog! This is an interview with Libby Sartain of Yahoo. She is responsible for leading Yahoo! Inc.’s global human resources efforts and managing and developing the human resources team.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Getting a Job in Silicon Valley But Didn't Know Who to Ask

by: Guy Kawasaki

Many people ask me for advice about getting a job in Silicon Valley, so here’s the inside scoop. Not everyone will agree with this advice, and some will outright deny what I’m saying, but if you use these tips you will stand head and shoulders above most candidates.

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Uncomfortable Truths (Part One)

By: Alain Thys

These days, it's very fashionable to talk about things like Net Promoter Scores, Touchpoint Marketing and Employees that Live the Brand....

After all, we're -- once again -- finding out that it's the employees of the organization that ultimately define the customer's satisfaction with our products and services.

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