Workplace Observations for 2015: The Year of Employee Aptitude

I think 2015 will be the year of focus on employee aptitude.

Why aptitude? Well, by definition, aptitude is about capability, talent and readiness and speed in learning. I think all that boils down to employees taking control of their own careers and not expecting organizations to do all the work when it comes to keeping them engaged or trained. Read More …

HR Happy Hour: Using Big Data for Recruiting Success

It is still a challenge for many HR and Recruiting organizations simply to manage the volume of applicants that they are seeing for many positions, and to have the ability to spend the time and resources attempting to ensure they are engaging with (and hiring) the very best people that they can. The volume can often make expediency win out over making informed decisions, and in front-line, customer-facing roles this has the potential to cause pretty significant problems for the organization. Read More …

Big Trends in HR and Recruiting: Thinking Outside the (In)Box

Florida?  August?  That can only mean one thing… HR Florida! As in past years, this conference does not disappoint.  From  the most well-oiled executive committee to the venue to the content, this is one not to miss.  This year, I was back with my HR Read More …