The movie The Usual Suspects had a great line in it… “The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” But few remember the second greatest trick the Devil pulled—creating performance reviews. Very few business processes other than the time sheet have been derided as much as the performance review. […]
“The conference session on blowing up the traditional performance review was standing room only,” recalled David Niu, CEO of Seattle-based TINYpulse, a software tool for tracking employee sentiment through weekly one-question surveys. “One speaker …
Undoubtedly the biggest is an open source technology called Kafka that was originally developed to pass messages between the pieces of LinkedIn's sprawling web application, but which is now becoming a fundamental component of the Internet of …
If you connect to friends, you might use Facebook, Instagram, or a variety of other tools that emerge almost daily. If you want to build your business and professional network, LinkedIn is the best option in town. Most of the more than 350 million …
If you are not really ready to go after the job, then donât even bother. Your lack of enthusiasm will show in your cover letter, in your resume, and, in the interview. Here are 13 things to do that will demonstrate to the employer that you are the perfect candidate to fill the role.
It’s 10am. Two weeks after the intake meeting with the hiring manager, and it happens: you receive an email asking when you think you will have candidates ready to interview. In the past you would have felt a rush of panic and fear. Not this time. Last week you worked with the manager to create […]
Let’s face it – Fearful of the spotlight and conservative to a fault, HR pros generally aren’t the best examples to look towards when it comes to professional branding. Kris Dunn (Kinetix RPO, The HR Capitalist) and Tim Sackett (HRU Technical Resources, TimSackett.com) think that needs to change. That’s why they created this series – The […]
This week on T3 I’m taking a look at the innovation management platform, Betterific! Betterific is a crowdsourcing, communication platform that allows employees to present and share ideas, and those within the company to communicate on each others ideas. It can also be used as an idea generation tool for those in your organization looking […]
Got a good play for you on the way home today – embedded below (email subscribers click through to see player) is a cool NPR podcast called Planet Money – the episode I’m sharing is with Patty McCord, former CHRO at Netflix. The hosts do a nice job of tracking the build of the Netflix […]
Last week on Friday was possibly the slowest official work day I think I have had in 2015. I think I had one meeting, took maybe one call, and received probably the fewest number of emails in a day since the end-of-year holidays. It was refreshing and kind of unnerving at the same time. Why […]
In TinyPulse's 2014 Employee Engagement and Organizational Culture Report, 79 percent of the more than 200,000 respondents surveyed felt undervalued at work. Entrepreneurs, managers and employees who make a genuine effort to recognize other …
Moving away from a clunky inbox design that mimics email, LinkedIn's new tool resembles the clean and simple interfaces of popular messaging apps such as Apple AAPL -0.89%'s iMessage and Facebook FB -1.12%-owned WhatsApp and Messenger.
What a recruiter promises in a job interview is akin to what a salesman tells you — it’s intended to close the deal. Good luck collecting on the oral promises later.
The modern workplace is fluid, dynamic and ever-changing. On the one hand, this is exciting because it presents a number of opportunities. Click to read more. Please share!