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”

A history lesson of sorts

I got distracted today so I started digging through my old blog posts to have a look at some of the subjects I have covered in the last 5 years. Initially I was very much focused on blogs as a method of solving all of the world’s issues. Mainly because that was the main formContinue reading “A history lesson of sorts”

Is blogging over?

Two interesting things have happened in the last 3 days. I woke on Saturday morning to the news that Joel Cheesman, the Cheezhead site and from what I can tell brand had been purchased by Jobing. Part of this change is the blog will be no more. This news struck me as very strange, givenContinue reading “Is blogging over?”

A blog story 5 years on

5 years ago today I started blogging with a small and unassuming post called “Welcome” (original I know), with the first topic to be covered being recruitment. Over the years I have written a lot about recruitment, but also technology, management, and HR. In summary over the last 1,825 days: I have typed out 1,313Continue reading “A blog story 5 years on”

Telstra’s social media policy

Yesterday Telstra was the first major Australian corporation to publicly release it’s social media policy. Called guardrails to help employees navigate the world of social media the policy is defined around three concepts, the 3 R’s; Representing, Responsibility, and Respect. After the last few weeks I think both employees, management and stakeholders at Telstra willContinue reading “Telstra’s social media policy”

Joining HR Tech Central

A few weeks ago I received an email from Tony Karrer from TechEmpower about a new blog consolidation service he is building called HR Tech Central. So what is HR Tech Central? The HR Tech Central community collects and organizes great information on human resources technology.  I figured why not. So I have given permission to re-publishContinue reading “Joining HR Tech Central”

Jobr.com.au using comment spam?

Today I woke up to find some comments waiting for approval from a site jobr.com.au, a small job board here in Australia. The comments were typical of someone creating comment spam (such as nice site and 🙂 ) and on posts about a competing job board, all from the same IP address but with differentContinue reading “Jobr.com.au using comment spam?”