Tag: Killing

Is Tech like Slack & Teams Killing Corporate Culture?

Have you ever said anything online – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snap, TikTok, LinkedIn, etc. – that you would never say in a face-to-face work meeting? A comment? Asked a question? That in hindsight, just wouldn’t play well in your career of choice? The reality is, almost 100% of people have or will. It’s called the Online Disinhibition Effect. Basically, you get “platform” guts. It’s…

Is Employer Branding Killing Corporate Culture and Employee Engagement?

In the context of the real world “employer branding” is fairly new. According to Wikipedia it was first defined in the Journal of Brand Management in 1996 as an attempt to connect consumer brand management techniques to human resources. The first book on employer branding was published in 2005 (The Employer Brand, Bringing the Best of Brand Management to People at Work by Barrow…

T3 – Are Enterprise HCM systems Killing Talent Acquisition?

Last week I sat down with the folks at iCIMS to take a look at their system. iCIMS is the second largest ATS/ talent platform by market share for enterprise-level organizations, with only Taleo (Oracle) being larger. Workday, Ultimate Software, IBM/Kenexa, and SAP/SuccessFactors are also large players in this space that are growing quickly. Do you see what all of them (except iCIMS) have in common?…

HR Leader Behavior Millennials Hate … and Killing HR Legitimacy

Last week at ERE in San Diego I had a conversation with a talent-acquisition leader and customer who was just part of an acquisition and is now reporting to a new boss. As part of her transition she and her CHRO have reviewed several internal processes; one such process which was documented, and showing objective, positive results and ROI. To her surprise the new…

Too Many Tools Are Killing Your Recruiting Effort

You’ve heard of this concept of the inverted-u curve, right? It’s fairly straightforward. In the beginning, you have nothing or very little. As you increase the resources you begin to become more effective. Eventually, as you add more resources you’ll actually reach maximum potential.

Too Many Recruiting Tools Are Killing Your Recruiting Efforts

You’ve heard of this concept of the Inverted-U Curve, right? It’s fairly straightforward. In the beginning, you have nothing or very little. As you increase the resources you begin to become more effective. Eventually, as you add more resources you’ll actually reach maximum potential. In the attempt to go even higher, you keep adding more resources, but you don’t see an increase in effectiveness…

Inbound Recruiting Is Killing Your Talent

Most recruiting done today is inbound recruiting. This is organizations posting jobs everywhere, people seeing these jobs and then applying. These candidates are coming ‘inbound’ to you in some form or fashion – into your ATS, into your email, showing up at your front door, whatever it takes for them to find you. Outbound, then, is the opposite. It’s you finding them. Too much…

Ten Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile

Your LinkedIn profile is your online billboard. Before LinkedIn arrived on the scene in 2003, a lot of people built and maintained personal websites that showcased their professional accomplishments. We don't need personal websites anymore because you …

Is LinkedIn killing the trade press?

Steve Blakeman In this guest post, Steve Blakeman shares his experience using LinkedIn's publishing service, and wonders if the business social network has replaced the trade media as the best place for executives to voice their opinions. There has …

Watered Downed Feedback is Killing America

I said this before, but you don’t want to hear it.  No one cares about what you have to say, unless it’s telling them how good they are. People can’t handle critical feedback, unless it’s set up in a mechanism where they expect it and desire it.  That’s the crux, hardly anyone has that mechanism and while most people tell you they want critical…