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November 29, 2012

An Interview with Ross Smith by the American Journal of Play

Reprinted with permission from the American Journal of Play (Volume 5, Number 1, Fall 2012)
 

News Updates
November 29, 2012

HR's Top 20 reads for the month of October: 

News Updates
October 31, 2012

Over the last few years, social and mobile technologies have proven to be powerful tools for sourcing and recruiting talent. More recently, we’re beginning to see consumer tech--social, in particular--being leveraged in other HR functions. While research shows these next generation tools have the potential to improve communication and collaboration across the enterprise, business leaders are left with one question: “Who takes ownership of these tools?”

October 30, 2012
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Work.com is a social performance management platform created by Salesforce, that allows teams to align organizational goals around driving business results, through social tools that allow real-time coaching and 1:1 feedback.  
 
News Updates
October 25, 2012

On October 3-6 2012, several thousand gathered in Baltimore, Maryland at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference.  The conference -- one of the initiatives of the Anita Borg Institute -- is the largest technical conference for women in computing in the world and results in collaborative proposals, networking and mentoring for junior women and increased visibility for the contributions of top technical women and researchers in computing.

October 15, 2012
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In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week.

The Form I-9 is on the verge of the first substantive change in 25 years, according to Mary Pivec, an immigration attorney with Williams Mullen in Washington, D.C., but its release date is a topic of some debate.

News Updates
October 12, 2012

If an adversary or threat can exploit a vulnerability to harm an asset, then you have risk.

With the increase in advanced, multidimensional threats, some organizations are considering the services of a corporate threat intelligence program, or developing an in-house program—dedicating staff and other resources to deep inspection and analysis of data to avoid the sorts of attacks, crises and events that can cost a company millions, endanger personnel and damage its reputation.

News Updates
October 10, 2012

Some companies are still of the mindset that social media is a big waste of time, a fad that is only going to pass us by. But is it?

Think about how much time it takes to sort through emails, or prepare and send a fax or interoffice memo that may or may not reach the person in the time needed to receive an answer?

September 28, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week.

News Updates
September 28, 2012

For the first time in the 12 years the Law and the Boardroom Study has been conducted, the risk surrounding cybersecurity was chosen by the largest percentage of responding directors and general counsel as the top issue of concern.

The annual survey by Corporate Board Member, an information and education resource for senior officers and directors, and FTI Consulting Inc., a global business advisory firm, found that 55 percent of general counsel and 48 percent of directors listed data security as their primary concern, outpacing operational risk and company reputation.

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September 28, 2012
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On September 26, We Know Next chatted with Kyle Lagunas of Software Advice about “The Consumerization of IT."

In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat:

 

 

 

 

September 27, 2012

The majority (80%) of respondents from the high-tech industry were hiring full-time staff in the fall of 2011, an increase from 75% in 2010. Of the high-tech organizations that are currently hiring full-time staff, 71% reported having difficulty recruiting for specific open jobs. The five most difficult positions to fill for the high-tech industry are engineers (95%), high-skilled technical (e.g., technicians and programmers) (88%), sales representatives (79%), managers and executives (78%), and customer service representatives (47%).

Research
September 25, 2012

The consumerization of IT is rapidly evolving the technology we use at work. Social, mobile and video technologies have dramatically changed the way hiring professionals source and recruit candidates. As competition for top talent remains at an all-time high, companies like Ongig are making it easy for recruiters to harness candidates-friendly technology to create a more engaging candidate experience.

September 24, 2012

One of my new go-to resources is the IBM’s Global CEO Study. It surveys over 1,500 global business leaders about the business and work on topics of concern and trends for the future. You can download this year’s survey here.

Last year, I was very impressed that IBM’s research included for the first time a companion study from students about their views on inheriting this complex world we’re living in.  Very cool!

September 24, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week.

A June 2012 “Office Pulse” survey of more than 600 U.S. workers by digital media company Captivate found that what white-collar employees consider acceptable and distracting in office attire varies by demographic factors including age, gender and professional status.

News Updates
September 21, 2012

Benjamin Braddock, who walked away from a career in plastics and a fling with Mrs. Robinson in the 1967 movie “The Graduate,” could be the grandfather of high school students who graduated in the spring of 2012.

Born in 1994, these entrants to today’s workforce and college campuses come with a different set of cultural touchstones and references.

News Updates
September 11, 2012

According to mobiThinking, cellular subscriptions worldwide are at 6 billion. Yes, that’s billion. Companies are making significant revenue from mobile devices: Google $2.5 billion last year. eBay expects customers to buy/sell $8 billion this year and PayPal expects to see $7 billion in mobile payments.

August 24, 2012