Social recruitment in the investment community

A small post and badly written, ie copy and paste from a press release, but I wanted to document this somewhere. Jobvite a new’ish recruitment software vendor has been selected by Advent Software as their new recruitment solution. Jobvite is a collaborative approach to recruitment that has all employees in the organisation get involved inContinue reading “Social recruitment in the investment community”

More stolen data

Standford University is the latest large organisation to be involved in unintentional leaking of personal data. A laptop was stolen that contained the personal details of 62,000 former and current employees. The data included:- Name, gender, date of birth Social Security number Salary, business title, office location, office phone number, and e-mail address while employedContinue reading “More stolen data”

Enterprise 2.0, employees and profits

Last night at PubCamp I led a small unconference session around Enterprise 2.0, employees and profits, overall it was Ok but not as good as I would have liked. A part of the issue was a couple of vocal participants in the front row who kept heckling the group the robust debate going, Duncan RileyContinue reading “Enterprise 2.0, employees and profits”

Video resumes in the Australian marketplace

I am still busy reviewing what HR and recruitment progress I missed in the last 2 years while I worked in pure IT roles. One area that still seems to be bubbling along slowly is the video resume, with opinions on if they are good or bad, we now even have our own player inContinue reading “Video resumes in the Australian marketplace”

Top 100 Australian Web 2.0 Applications

Today we saw the release of the top 100 Australian Web 2.0 applications in BRW, in reading the list there are many familiar names that appear along with a few new ones and a couple of surprises. I’m not going to comment on the list or specific positions as I’m sure there are lots ofContinue reading “Top 100 Australian Web 2.0 Applications”

Talent management analytics

The good doctor, Dr John Sullivan that is, is providing HR practitioners with some of his thoughts around why analytics around talent management is failing and some of the future directions. I looked at the failings of workforce metrics a lot last year when I wrote the HR Technology topic for AHRI‘s Professional Diploma &Continue reading “Talent management analytics”

2.2 million working Australians are unhappy

Well that’s the number if you believe some new research that was released by Galaxy Research on Thursday last week to support the deployment of a new Chandler Macleod tool called CMyPeople. That and over 50% of us “falling” into our current careers. Actually the research and tool are quite important. The research was releasedContinue reading “2.2 million working Australians are unhappy”

PubCamp Melbourne

I have been able to clear my schedule and can now attend PubCamp Melbourne on 23rd June. What is PubCamp and why should you attend? Glad you asked, from their site: Understand the most important trends and technologies for Web 2.0 and beyond – social and citizen media, the semantic web, widgets, the shift toContinue reading “PubCamp Melbourne”