A collection of well know HR social media and content gurus have teamed up with Jeff Waldman to offer first rate comment and analysis on new blog LiveHR. With a focus on HR developments in Canada, the blog considers a range of HR topics including HR and social media, coaching, leadership development, performance, talent and vendor reviews. LiveHR’s group of HR experts include Tim Baker, Jane Watson, Vanessa Judelman and Kathleen...
Within the HR and Recruiting space we are absolutely inundated with events — conferences, unconferences, workshops, seminars, webinars, virtual events and so on. Each event offers some kind of value that we in the community can realize by attending, some more so than others. The 16th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition is taking place in just a few days; October 7-9 in Las Vegas, and I will be attending for the first time.
Instead of coming up with a 37-step methodology to topple barriers and start increasing the use of innovative HR and Recruitment practices I am going to propose something a little bit different. What if… stay with me here… what if we focused on reallocating a portion of annual HR investment dollars to what we could consider innovative practices? Now I know you’re asking yourself, “so that’s great… where does the money come from”? I did not say to find more money, I said to “reallocate”.
I had the fortunate opportunity to volunteer as a “mentor” at an evening seminar about “Discovering Your Personal Brand” with Bobby Umar ofRaeallan. .. It was a fantastic conversation about the “why” of personal branding and specific tips and ideas around getting started with using online tools as a way to build a personal brand.
It’s not a talent shortage problem it’s a situation where organizations are recruiting top talent from all four corners of the globe, and not just within a specific geographic location in which an office location be.