AI is the new black: Reflections from #HRTech

After a full on week in Chicago for the annual HRTech conference, what better place than the west coast to reflect on what came out of Chicago for me. I’ve several inspirations for blogs which will come later in the week, but first up are my overall takeaways from what was a great event. It’s artificial and lacks…

Recruiters and Algorithms: Separating fact from fiction

The subject of “recruiters being replaced by algorithms” is a hot topic of debate, and hype, in our industry right now. Check out this article by Matt Jeffery from SAP on ERE. The comment stream alone shows you the level of passion on both sides of the debate. Those pro the technology suggest that the…

LinkedIn & Microsoft: Laggards or leaders…?

Scanning my facebook feed this morning, I came across this view of the LinkedIn and Microsoft wedding plans from John Sumser, in which provides an interesting perspective. John makes some great points, well worth a read. I think one of the challenges for LinkedIn has been that their original magnetic north was never in recruitment. They started as an…