Monthly Archives: August 2011

Rush to Metricment

Let me begin by apologizing to the English purists in the audience. I fully realize that I just took the liberty of creating a word as if I was playing scrabble and wanted that one big word to win the game. But read on and I think you will get the… Continue reading

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HR Strategic Focus Part 5: They are not human capital assets, they are Employees!!!

In this final installment in this series we want to turn to the need for a new perspective on a critical factor in every organization that is operating today. In this space and others on the web we recently posted a request for assistance in devel… Continue reading

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Tuesday morning trivia

For many years this space has posted reference to the new Mindset List from Beloit College. Released at the beginning of each new school year, the list discusses the things that characterize the new class. Click on http://www.beloit.edu/mindset/20… Continue reading

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What am I supposed to Do?

According to the TLNT blog this morning the National Labor Relations Board General Counsel has released the fndings of 13 cases involving social media and employee actions. The 24 page report can be found at http://tlnt.us1.list-manage1.com/track/… Continue reading

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8 Reasons Social Media Policies Backfire from the HR Examiner

On August 10, 2011, In Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing Heather Bussing is a California attorney who has represented employers, unions and employees in every aspect of employment and labor law including con… Continue reading

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HR Strategic Focus Part 4: It is Not a Talent Problem, Trust Me

Toyota recalls a major part of their road fleet due to mechanical problems. Johnson and Johnson recalls much of the product line due a chemical smell in the pills. For many managers the tendency is to counter these problems with the theory that if… Continue reading

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HR Strategic Focus Part 3: Voice of the Customer

Stop your whirlwind lives for a moment and think about the answers to several very important questions. You may not think they are important but they are vital to the health of your career. Question1: Who determines the specific job qualifications… Continue reading

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