Month: August 2019

G4Jobs goes the extra mile in Japan

ATS vendor HR Solutions was its launching pad in the country. Staffing firms DIP Corp., En-Japan and MyNavi were the subsequent partners. Reliance on the entry strategy remains intact as it partners another recruitment manager Ceafom. 

Want to Recruit Better? Hire more Recruiters and less Recruiting Managers!

  Take a look at what’s happened in healthcare over the past 40 years:   In the healthcare industry over the past forty years, there has been a 2000% growth rate in the number of “Administrators” in healthcare, which the number of Physicians has remained relatively flat. Now, some of this growth in administration could be that for decades prior there might have been…

China’s Dajie.com to become subsidiary of Meitu

Meitu Inc., the Chinese firm best known for its selfie-enhancing app, has agreed to acquire a 57% stake in young professional network Dajie.com for HK$395.5 million ($50.4 million U.S.), according to a report on Dealstreet Asia. Upon completion of the deal, Dajie will become a subsidiary of Meitu.

Management Fads Come and Go, But Here’s an Oldie You Should Get on Board With

Management fads come and go, but one thing never changes — the fact that that most management fads don’t seem to last. That’s why I was surprised when I saw this recent Wall Street Journal article touting “agile management” as the hot, new management trend. My doubt was fueled by the third paragraph of the Journal story that openly admitted that there really isn’t…

PODCAST: Episode 5 – This is HR!

In Episode 5 of THIS IS HR, Jessica Lee (VP of Brand Talent, Marriott) is joined by Tim Sackett (President of HRU) and Kris Dunn (CHRO at Kinetix) for a discussion of industry news that only true HR pros could love. The gang covers:   —Age Bias Claims recently settled at Google, with the search giant paying 11M to 200+ claimants, with the key claimant striking…

10 Things HR Should Have Given Up by Now

I attended an awards luncheon where the nominees were asked the question, “What would you have expected to have given up by now?” Answers involved a lot of childhood sweets, biting nails and imaginary dogs (that was not mine). Slap that question on the HR profession and I have a few ideas around the answers. Some are common sense and others bend towards future…