Swiss media group Ringier has invested an undisclosed sum in Homsters, a provider of solutions to market real estate properties. Simon Baker, Chairman of CAV Investment Group and former CEO of Australia`s REA Group, also participated in the financing round.
Does the work you do today match the job description you were hired for? So, why do employers rely on job descriptions to hire people?
I was listening to some of my recruiters talk to candidates the other day. I like to do that from time to time. You learn a lot about your team, your jobs, your hiring managers, your engagement levels. One of the things I overheard was something like, “I’m going to tell you about the benefits […]
I don’t put much stock into “Best Company to Work For” lists. That said, the data provided by Universum in there World’s Most Attractive Employer Report is pretty cool and gives you some insight on how you can help move your organization in the right direction. What’s wrong with the best places to work lists? […]
Sesame Street begins its 50th season on November 9th and it really got me thinking about the lessons and characters I grew up with watching this iconic show. As I thought about it, I began to connect people in my own organization and how Sesame Street is really just a snapshot of our own professional […]
In case you didn’t see the job posting by Snoop Dogg, on this staff (yes, giant mogul rapper/entertainers have staffs) he has a person who’s sole job is to role blunts (for the Baby Boomers in the crowd – a blunt is joint, a marijuana cigarette, if you will). What’s the quote? Do a job […]
Like most stuff I write, I try to break down things in HR and TA that we make way more complicated than it really is. We’re just hiring people, and trying to get the most out of our employees that we can. We aren’t launching the space shuttle or performing brain surgery. This stuff really […]
Columnist, Jeff Haden, wrote an article called “Ten Things You Should Never Say When Firing an Employee“ in which he tries to give good advice, in typical HR fashion of over-reducing risk, in how you should speak, or not speak, to an individual regarding their near termination. As you can imagine, there were the classics: […]
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LinkedIn has filed for a review of a landmark appeals court decision last month that sided with a company that’s been scraping user information from LinkedIn against its wishes.
I love HR Technology. You all know that. So, I was super excited to get invited to Workday Rising since it’s arguably the hottest HR Tech company on the planet, and quite frankly, in the past, they really haven’t engaged the influencer community much, and probably didn’t need to with all of their success. I’m […]
The unemployment rate is at notable low levels of 3.7% as of August 2019. These low rates make competition for talent fierce. Businesses are turning to employer branding to increase their probability of a kill. They perceive a strong employer brand as a necessity for attracting, engaging, and retaining top talent.
Tadeusz Kuropatwiński has joined Agora’s recruitment site GoldenLine as its new CEO. The company also appointed several other staff for various management positions.
I’m out at Workday Rising this week in Orlando and yesterday I got the pleasure of listening to Lin-Manuel Miranda speak for the morning keynote. For those who follow me socially, I’ve seen Hamilton the musical four times (almost a 5th, but I got swindled!). So, I’m a bit of a super fan! Hamilton tickets […]