Agile talent management software – Your survival plan?

I read with interest this morning Dr John Sullivan’s article looking at how to survive in such turbulent economic times, his concept seems to be a play on the software development process Agile. To quote Wikipedia Agile software development is: Agile software development refers to a group of software development methodologies based on iterative development,Continue reading “Agile talent management software – Your survival plan?”

ATC Social Media Conference

We are coming to the end of the early bird discount period for the joint event between Inspecht and ATC Social Media: A Recruitment Revolution. while the early bird discount is good, register 2 or more delegates and you get an even better deal. So why attend? Listen to Australian case studies from Ernst &Continue reading “ATC Social Media Conference”

Australian Payroll: Chris 21

One of the reasons I have been so busy over the last few months is a specific client project I have been working on: a payroll upgrade and implementation of a new time & attendance system. While I not going to cover the details of the engagement I want to touch on the payroll systemContinue reading “Australian Payroll: Chris 21”

HR Technology Trends

Credit: Flickr dbilly Last month Watson Wyatt released their 2009 HR Technology Trends Report. So I grabbed my credit card and laid down US$45 to get a copy so I could see what they had to say. Some thoughts: The report is very hard to compare with their 2007 HR Technology Trends Report as theContinue reading “HR Technology Trends”

Key Australian Influencers

John Sumser over at Recruiting Blogs is trying to find the top 100 key influencers in Recruiting, Staffing, HR, HCM and HRTech globally! A big ask I say. John puts forward an interesting point of view: Some people go to a lot of conferences and exert their influence through pure networking. For these folks, influence andContinue reading “Key Australian Influencers”

Conference update

Plans are in place for the Inspecht HR Futures Conference on 26 February 2009 in Melbourne. The site is up and the program is 99% complete, just awaiting confirmation on one speaker. There is a downloadable program overview you can use to convince management that the event is worth attending.  The program summary: Keynote – Thoughts fromContinue reading “Conference update”

Inspecht HR Futures Conference

A quick update on the conference idea from last week. Based on feedback and discussions it have been named “Inspecht HR Futures Conference” and will bring together speakers covering all areas of HR, Recruiting and Technology to discuss how social media, innovation, culture and technology empower, attract, engage and evolve employees. More information is below. ConferenceContinue reading “Inspecht HR Futures Conference”

Your help is needed

About a week ago I had one of my wild ideas, organise an HR and Enterprise 2.0 conference in Melbourne at the beginning of 2009. Over the last week I have been pulling together some figures and making contact with people to see if they would be interested in speaking or attending. The response soContinue reading “Your help is needed”

Cloud/Grid/Utility Computing what is it & must you have it?

Today I want to discuss the latest hype in the HR technology space, Cloud/Grid/Utility Computing. Now the terms utility computing and grid computing have been around for a while now, however cloud computing is areasonable new term. First up they are not the same thing! They can be related but they are not the same. Let me start withContinue reading “Cloud/Grid/Utility Computing what is it & must you have it?”

Taleo announces restatement & stock down 21%

At the begining of last week Taleo announced a restatement of their 3Q results due to revenue recognition issues. At which point the stock dropped from US$12.01 on Friday November 7 to US$7.83 by close on Tuesday November 11. “Our auditors have asked us to re-evaluate the timing of certain elements of our revenue recognition,”Continue reading “Taleo announces restatement & stock down 21%”