Job Board Performance Stats

I have noticed that more and more people are asking for performance statistics for Job Boards and since I have been active on Twitter, the requests have increases significantly. So, to save me repeating myself, I am sharing my experience and stats here. Below is a response to a question on Linked-In by an individual…

Optimism is bad for business…

I know this has little to do with recruitment, HR, or Marketing directly but I just have to comment on the current ‘shock’ at the latest GDP figures and the confirmation that we are in the longest recession since ‘records began’. How can anyone be shocked? I certainly wasn’t.  It was never going to be…

A Right Royal Mess…

Lace me with a few beers and get me started on the subject of HR and it won’t be ling before I’m boring you senseless with my lament at the demise of the HR Generalist. Or more accurately the demise of the classic TU infested environments that maggie almost single handedly killed off back in…

Talent Management: the Emperors (not so) new clothes?

Now that the economy threatens to change the employment landscape for what looks like a long time to come, and Talent Management has shifted from the top of every CEO’s priority list to number 7, strategically placed behind paperclips, isn’t it time we challenged the whole notion of selecting and managing talent? I personally believe…

Who is the Parasite?

One thing I really like about LinkedIn and other social networking sites is the wide variety of conversations they enable and allow you to get involved in, all from the comfort of your desk.  Call me lazy if you like but I have a young family so it’s nice to be able to converse with…