Winning the HR Technology Lottery

Steve Boese HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Steve Boese

A request – read this first part using your best TV voiceover announcer style : Previously on Fistful of Talent : Andy Porter questioned the ability of most HR Technology vendors to satisfactorily answer two basic questions: Question One – How will you, the vendor, train my employees to use the system? Usual vendor answer – Something about extensive training …

Bad 80s TV Shows and HR Technology…

Andy Porter Andy Porter, Business Development, HR Tech, HR Vendors

I’m in the mood for a good rant today. I’ve been slowly torturing myself and several of my colleagues over the last month or so sitting through demo after demo of potential HR systems to handle the whole schbang from recruitment to off-boarding. And frankly, I’ve been embarrassed. It’s been like sitting through endless re-runs of the 80s TV show Small …

Livin’ on Tulsa Time… Meet Bryan Wempen

William Tincup HR, HR Vendors, William Tincup

I met Bryan this past summer at the People Report Summer Camp in Dallas, Texas.  The Celtics were on TV… I remember that.  I smoked one of my favorite types of Cuban cigars… I remember that.  I had just presented via Ignite/Pecha Kucha style presentation regarding corporate transparency and how we really, really don’t want said transparency.  I bombed, of …

Something is Going on at The Ladders

Tim Sackett HR Tech, HR Vendors, Job Boards, Sourcing, Tim Sackett

At the recent HR Technology Conference, Kris Dunn, Josh Letourneau and HR Ringleader, Trish McFarland got to spend some quality time with the Co-founder and President of The Ladders, Alex Douzet and their VP of Technology, Ofir Shalom (and by quality time I mean a solid 3 hours of non-stop conversation that would absolutely blow your HR mind).   Afterwards, I think …

Jobvite: Take Your Hiring Managers’ Excuses Away…

Tim Sackett Don't Feed the Vendors, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Recruiting, Sourcing, Tim Sackett

I was in Chicago last week at the HR Technology Conference and had a chance to sit down with Jobvite CEO, Dan Finnigan.  So before I get into the conversation, as per Fistful Of Talent rules of full disclosure, Jobvite and/or Dan Finnigan did not pay me/us to do this post – but if when finished Dan wants to send me …

Get Your HR Vendors To Be Better or Get Better Vendors

RJ Morris HR Vendors, RJ Morris

Like everyone else in the free world, I made sure to read Tim Sackett’s post on FOT this week about the benefits of working in HR during tough times, including better vendor giveaways. Just this week, Warren Buffet also said that we are still deep in the recession, disagreeing with a report from the National Bureau of Economic Research. Check …