I have begun playing with a couple of new tools that I thought I would share with you. Firstly Google Notebook is a new tool in Beta (surprised?) that Google released last week. The notebook installs itself as a Toolbar but displays itself in the right hand corner of the Status bar, the bottom of you browserContinue reading “Some new tools to try out – Updated”
While I was away another 11 sites registered themselves in community.hrblogs.org, taking the total number of sites to over 360. Also a few of you mentioned the site, thanks. It seems this was all started by Diane Pfadenhauer from the Strategic HR Lawyer. Thanks Diane.
It has been a couple of very busy days since I last posted, here is a brief update. On Wednesday I started my new job at Nortel, and my feet have not really touched the group. The thing about going back to a place you use to work at is many of the traditional “firstContinue reading “An update on this week and next”
CM Russell from AllCountyJobs.com tried a little experiment on the quality of candidates returned by Craigslist. He got 6 candidates from Craigslist, 1 from Califorina, 4 from Russia and 1 from Ireland. From the other board 3 fully qualified candidates. He hired one from the job board!
Bosses consider blog ban. 03/05/2006. ABC News Online One fo the first mainstream articles I have seen in Australia on blogging policies. HR professionals take note! (tags: blogging legislation australia HRM policy) LeeAnn Prescott – Hitwise US: Simply Hired, Indeed and Jobster Compete for Market Share Hitwise’s Lee Ann Prescott provides an interesting comparison USContinue reading “links for 2006-05-08”
Late last year Eric Schmidt and Hal Varian published in Newsweek 10 Golden Rules that Google has implemented to help effectively manage knowledge workers. Hire by committee Cater to their every need Pack them in Make coordination easy Eat your own dog food Encourage creativity Strive to reach consensus Don’t be evil Data drive decisionsContinue reading “Google’s Ten Golden Rules of Management”
I have been playing with a couple of new features on my blog before looking to add them to selected themes on hrblogs.org. In no particular order A list of the last 10 posts on the side bar A list of 5 related posts on each post Using Notable, you now have the ability toContinue reading “New blog features”
A couple of weeks ago there was a big discussion on link-swapping over at Recruiting.com that caused all manner of conversations to break out. I also got into the conversation by letting everyone know about communiy.hrblogs.org an aggregation come directory of HR blogs that I have found or been submitted. The communities resident SEO expert,Continue reading “Getting noticed in the HR blogosphere”
Want a job in the secret service ASIO is using Google to help them recruit, type in “Australian Security Intelligence Organisation” and you get sent to their recruitment page. (tags: recruitment australia) MyLinkWiki for LinkedIn A wiki to help you get the most out of LinkedIn (tags: recruitment search wiki people)
(Thanks to Dave Lefkow for the pointer) Seth Godin provides Todd Raphael, editor in chief of ERE, with an interview on recruitment and the intersection with marketing. The quote I really like from the interview:- Employee satisfaction is entirely related to the respect and autonomy employees are given. Over and over again, it has beenContinue reading “Seth Godin talks about Recruiting”