Category Archives: Technology

Thought Leaders: 800 is Better than 1

Joe and Jason, the guys over at the TalentAnarchy, sparked a good debate the other day about the role of Twitter and Social Media in (HR) Conferences; people have argued over whether the "unconference" is more effective than the traditional conference; and ...

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Performance Records Go To Hanger-51

President Obama wants to computerize and standardize all medical records within the next 5 years.  An ambition some call audacious and others call imperative.  Proponents suggest that Electronic Medical Records (EMR) technologies would, among other things,  ultimately facilitate a higher standard of ...

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Tuesday in the Trenches: A Groovy Kind of Love

This week's #TrenchHR post is from Robin Schooling (@RobinSchooling).  Robin, an SPHR, is VP of Human Resources with a statewide organization in Louisiana and has over 20 years HR management experience in various industries including health care, banking and manufacturing. Robin is a Past ...

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Hey, Brother, You're Big

It seems like a lot of organizations are looking to HR to solve this ever so scary issue of social media in the workplace: what if our employees are saying naughty things...what if they're gossiping...what if they are bad mouthing the company...and what if, my ohh my, they ...

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I Dunno, Look it up Online

I've come across several discussions re: HR's unwillingness to provide timely responses to routine requests.  We may be better at using technology to put information at our employee's finger tips, but that doesn't give us an excuse for not treating them like...well, people.  Do we want to condition our employees to use on-line/self-service/HRIS resources more ...

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