Technology Brings Alive the Yin-Yang of Management

HR technology is usually about automation, however sometimes HR tech is used as a way to deliver content. I’ve written previously about Sustrana which has lovingly put everything leaders need to know to run corporate social responsibility projects in one place. Polarities Partnerships has done something similar in taking one of the most…

Read This News Roundup or We’ll Decode Your Face

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We needed to unwind after watching the new, no-holds-barred recruiting video out of China, so we put together a little roundup of recent news and other tidbits. Here goes: Do you remember that startup called Opening? It’s changing its focus to … facial coding. Opening is working with customers to measure people’s emotions, and…

April Job Growth Is Smallest in 3 Years

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Has the global economic slowdown reached American shores? Analysts are pondering that question in the wake of this morning’s ADP National Employment Report that put private sector job growth in April at 156,000, the smallest monthly increase in three years. Labor economists surveyed prior to the report anticipated an increase around 200,000, which…

What Tool, Website, or Program to Use and When

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The vast amount of sourcing tools, websites, systems, and programs can be very overwhelming for any recruiter or sourcer. When and what should I use, is a popular question that I am frequently asked. With so many options, there can be an issue in recognizing when what, and how to use it. Adding…

Will They Be Talking About That Employee Gift Next Week? How Corporate Gifting Is Evolving

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You’ve stayed late. You’ve come in early. You’ve eaten many, many lunches at your desk, all in  hard work to push the company forward. And today, you’ve reached a milestone–it’s your first year work anniversary. Feels good. Your boss congratulates you and she hands you a gift. You dig through the tissue paper…

When All’s Not Quiet On the Office Front, Everyone Suffers

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Noise in the workplace annoys us – a lot. Surveys show that we care more about interior acoustics than we do about how clean our workplaces are, what we sit on, or the temperature of our offices. This sucks because the world is getting louder. Much louder. And our workplaces are not immune….