Bankroll HCM: Follow the Money #SHRM13

Laurie Ruettimann HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Laurie Ruettimann, SHRM

In December 2011, TechCrunch published a short-but-brutal article that will live in infamy as one of the most influential HR-related articles since Fast Company published Why We Hate HR back in 2005. In what is perhaps the most boring piece of tech news to come out of this week, German software giant SAP has today announced that it will buy the US-based SuccessFactors, a company that …

What If

William Tincup College Recruiting, Culture, Good HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Innovation, Mobile Recruiting, Recruiting, Resumes, Social Media, Social Recruiting, William Tincup

From time to time I like to think larger than one client, industry event and/or the current problem in front of me. I take 2 hours off and unplug. I usually start with a “big idea” or “big question” and I give it my undivided attention. In this case, I thought about recruiting technologies I’d like to see in the …

WorkSimple Is Shutting Down (and why you didn’t know who they were)

Kris Dunn Current Affairs, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Kris Dunn

I got a note earlier this week – WorkSimple, a pretty innovative SaaS play in the performance/social recognition space, is closing its doors in a matter of days.  Here’s the email that went out from Morgan Norman, the founder: WorkSimple is Shutting Down  After exhausting all options, we are forced to close WorkSimple. We’re devastated to have to shut down …

WEBINAR TODAY: 5 Ways to Use Video to Raise Your HR and Recruiting Game

Holland Dombeck McCue HR, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Webinar

Join FOT favorites, Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett, today as they deliver the May FOT Webinar: 5 Ways to Use Video to Raise Your HR and Recruiting Game, sponsored by our friends at HireVue. Register for this FOT webinar and your hosts will provide you with the following insights on using video as a fundamental part of your HR and recruiting strategy:  …

FOT WEBINAR: Make your Lame Management Training Not Suck By Using Video

Kris Dunn Change, Communication, Culture, Employee Communications, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Influence, Innovation, Interviewing, Recruiting, The HR Profession, Training and Development

Short version: Tim Sackett and I are doing a webinar this Wednesday, May 23rd, at 1pm EST on using video in your HR practice – sign up here. You’ll be glad you did. Long version – the name of the webinar is Five Ways to Use Video to Raise Your HR and Recruiting Game. You know you need it.  So sign …

My Christmas Wishlist for HR Tech Vendors…

Jessica Lee HR Vendors, Jessica Lee

There was some “news” this week that broke about acquisitions in the HR technology space. SAP acquired Success Factors which acquired Jobs2Web. Whale eats fish. As an everyday HR gal in the trenches, do these acquisitions really mean anything to me? As a customer of none of those products, not so much. I watch and follow along though just so …