From the Archive Future Friday: Hey HR now is the time to push for AI!

I listened to another AI type of webinar today, also from the MIT Sloan Management group. The speaker was Mary Lacity Walton Professor of Information Systems and director of the Blockchain Center of Excellence at the University of Arkansas. She was talking about Planning for the Human-Digital Workforce. During the presentation, she said that there were many …

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Report from Day 3 of #SHRM17

Tuesday at #SHRM17 started off with a rousing presentation from Patrick Lencioni, CEO  The Table Group. Patrick’s theme was selecting the right team. He had a great deal of information but the information that I thought was most important to record was his advice on selecting the right team. He said: We need to stop focusing …

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A #SHRM16 Preview: An Interview with Jeff Carpenter of Caveo

One of the many pleasures of being on the Blogging Team for #SHRM16 is the opportunity to talk to interesting people. As I perused the speaker list I came across the topic Aligning Learning and HR to Deliver Maximum Business Impact. Given the emphasis that SHRM puts on the HR competency of Business Acumen I …

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Future Friday: Being Aware of Graduation Rates

One trend that all HR departments should pay attention to is that of graduation rates of high school seniors. After all that is where our future employees are coming from. This graphic gives you an idea of graduation rates across the majority of the states and five different race categories. Having this kind of information …

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To Hire Correctly Hire SLOW

There is no paucity of advice on how to hire people that will help you make the proper match between the individual and your needs as an employer. I have written about this topic as well here and here. As I was falling asleep the other night, during that twilight of the brain time when …

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Jump Start Your Brain: Great Reading for a Monday

Last Wednesday on March 31st the HR Carnival was published at the Precept Employee Benefits Blog. What great reading. A feast of knowledge to jump start your brain on a Monday following a holiday weekend. Blog posts include: Succession managment Getting a delegated task back on track Employee engagement is not the end goal How to …

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The Carnival of HR: Unbelievable Learning Opportunity

This months version of the Carnival of HR is hosted at Jon Ingham’s Social Advantage in his post The HR in the Social Business Carnival. The learning opportunities are unprecedented. We are talking use of social media, strategic HR, recruitment, networking, bad HR, good HR, snooping on employees, answering job seeker questions, and an  the …

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Getting A "Seat at the Table": One Man's Perspective

“Your place at the table.” How many articles, conversations, blogs, moaning sessions, crying sessions and musings have occurred around this topic? Countless, yet the question continues to be asked. So I figured I would put in my “two cents worth.” In my mind there are professional characteristics and personal characteristics that enter into this discussion. …

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