Tips on managing social media in the workplace

Last week I did a short podcast with Nick McCormick, author of Lead Well and Prosper, looking at tips for managing social media in the workplace. We spoke about implementing guidelines/policies within the workplace along with some of the potential issues and how to manage them.  However given the short format of the podcast, it is onlyContinue reading “Tips on managing social media in the workplace”

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for recruiters

Over the last few years there has been a significant growth in the number of people using general search engines to search for jobs. In Australia alone the word jobs appears in around 30 million searches per month! However what does this really mean? Does it mean that Seek, MyCareer and CareerOne will be goingContinue reading “Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for recruiters”

9th Annual Source of Hire Report

Industry heavy weights Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler will be releasing their 9th Annual Source of Hire report on Friday US time on the CareerXRoads web site. I was lucky enough to be sent an advanced copy by Gerry. Once again the reports details where corporations in the US found their employees during 2009, this year they look atContinue reading “9th Annual Source of Hire Report”

Australian Vendor PeopleStreme – 30% increase in Revenue

Many companies during the last 12 months have experienced either a reduction or at best no growth in revenue, not local vendor PeopleStreme . PeopleStreme, who sell talent management solutions recorded a 30% increase in revenue. According to Lyle Potgieter CEO of PeopleStreme: “Organisations have got two problems, the first being getting their people productive,Continue reading “Australian Vendor PeopleStreme – 30% increase in Revenue”

Australian Vendors fail with RSS

I was updating my feeds today and decided I had better add the news/press/media release for a number of local vendors. I had not done this earlier as last I had looked most did not provide RSS feeds, I had hoped this situation had changed. Unfortunately I was wrong. Of the 12 vendors I check before writingContinue reading “Australian Vendors fail with RSS”

Jamie Oliver TED Prize Winner

“I wish for everyone to help create a strong, sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again and empower people everywhere to fight obesity” – Jamie Oliver I posted the 20 minute video of Jamie Oliver this year’s TED Prize winner over on Inspecht TV but wanted to cross postContinue reading “Jamie Oliver TED Prize Winner”

Australian vendor Neller purchased by NorthgateArinso

An interesting move last week international vendor NorthgateArinso acquired Adelaide based HR/Payroll vendor Neller. Finally giving NorthgateArinso a decent foothold of the Australian marketplace. Based on the press announcements all of Neller’s employees will remain and local Neller CEO will take up the reins on the combined entity. Several years ago Northgate, as it was called backContinue reading “Australian vendor Neller purchased by NorthgateArinso”

Building your technology business case

One of the most important tasks of any project is building and maintaining your business case. Unfortunately the business case is so often a single document not covering full life cycle costs and produced to obtain funding approval and never looked at again! Bad! In fact your business case needs to document the full cost of theContinue reading “Building your technology business case”