Could Dave Ulrich write a bad book if he tried? I don't think he could, and Ulrich's latest work keeps up his long trend of successful books that encapsulate the HR profession. HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources is Ulrich's latest work (co-authored with Jon Younger, Wayne Brockbank … Continue reading Book Review: HR from the Outside In (Dave Ulrich)
Hank Gilman is the Deputy Editor of Fortune, and You Can't Fire Everyone is a meandering blend of thoughts on management, leadership, hiring and firing people. Gilman has a witty and engaging prose style. I didn’t really learn anything from this book, but yet I happily read it cover to cover, wondering what crazy rant … Continue reading Book Review: You Can’t Fire Everyone
Social networking’s vast usage has encouraged organizations to explore strategies to harness or use its power. 75% of major U.S. companies have a policy in place requiring their recruiters to check online reputational data. The most common online research involved search engines (78% of recruiters), social networking sites (63%) and photo and video sharing sites … Continue reading Recruiters use Social Networking sites, but Should They?
I love my job. It's diverse, eclectic, challenging, and difficult. But I love it and wouldn't dream of doing anything else right now. HR gets a bad rap in many organizations (probably for legitimate reasons), but I still think its an essential part of any organizational design. The worst part of my job is that … Continue reading The life of a HR Professional