Future Friday: Your future is up to you!

Back in October of 2011, I wrote a post called  Reputation Capital: Key to Hiring in the Future. I repeated the post in September of 2013. Both these posts were based on a comment made in the book The 2020 Workplace by Jeanne C. Meister and Karie Willyerd. In the book they said: “Reputation capital …

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Job hunting in a digital age: It is about your reputation

I have written a couple of times and had many a conversation wrapped around the concept of “reputation capital.”  When offered this guest post on the subject and the process of the job search I decided I wanted to post this infographic. The author, Vera Reed, is a freelance writer, an elementary school teacher and a stay-at-home …

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Future Friday: How will you handle your public reputation?

We are all aware of sites that allow consumers to rate restaurants or stores, like Yelp, or sites that allow candidates and employees to rate companies, like Glassdoor. But have you thought about the possibility of having sites that allow everyone to rate everything? How would that effect you as an HR professional if your …

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Future Friday: The Demise of Pay for Time

  I have written several times on the concept of Results only work environments (ROWE). You can see that here, here and here. I think it is a great concept but I have noted that most organizations will have a difficult time instituting because of the way we currently have to pay people. One futurist …

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A Revisit to Reputation Capital: Key to Hiring in the Future

  I spent a couple of days attending the Middle Tennessee SHRM conference in Nashville, Tennessee as part of the social media team. Several of us were there to introduce “social media” to HR professionals who were not already involved. We talked in terms of recruiting, awareness, the National Labor Relations Act and why it …

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