Tag Archives: technology

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Roundup for People Operations (HR) in 2016

Truth time: I love trolling Inc., Forbes Tech, Harvard Business Review, Mashable and TLNT for HR-related content. There are so many new concepts or business practices driving the way that People Leaders and their teams operate. Most of the time, I’ve come across articles or opinions from subject matter experts (SME’s) that are relevant to problems I’m […]
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Hiring Based on Core Values Instead of ‘Cultural Fit’: The New Frontier of Recruiting

Jeff Weiner is talks about it at conferences. Harvard Business Review online writes an article on it almost every year 2011 2012 2014 2015 Both brick & mortar and online retailers love selling books on the topic: The Cultural Fit Factor Hiring Geeks that Fit WE. HIRE. FOR. CULTURAL. FIT. Those 5 words strung together are slowly becoming […]
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Wearables and Wellness: A Fight to the Death over the ‘Best Wearable Device’ Title

Fitbit. Polar. The new Microsoft Band. The anxiously awaited Apple Watch, lovingly nicknamed “iWatch” by hardcore Apple fans.  If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past 2 years, at some point, you’ve heard these devices mentioned in mainstream media. If you are someone that is focused on your long-term health and wellness, […]
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Employer policies to come under increased scrutiny in 2013 (San Diego Daily Transcript)

What a way to start the new year off with a bang! I was asked to attend an HR Roundtable on behalf of the organization I work for. While I was a bit nervous, I was indefinitely excited to meet with other prominent HR professionals and business leaders in the San Diego region and get […]
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You Can Use Facebook at Work: A Facebook Jobs Board Would Be Big, But Obstacles Remain

A Facebook Jobs Board Would Be Big, But Obstacles Remain. This article left me inspired and motivated to start cracking away at my company’s Facebook page. Thanks Work4Labs for being so user-friendly. You can check out my handy-work at http://app.work4labs.com/job/brightscope/front-end-developer/1937206/38258991934?st=_5fqX6P6pmWalAf32SRRznpeF-g&ref=perma. This is the first of many Facebook job posts. Now all I have to do is […]
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If Everyone Was Jumping Off a Cliff… Why College Students Should Choose Their Role Models Carefully

http://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/why-mark-zuckerberg-is-a-terrible-role-model.html If there was ever a time to remember your Mom’s wise words of “if all your friends were jumping off a cliff, would you do it too?” it was today! I can’t believe that “smart” college students actually look to people like Mark Zuckerberg as their sole role models and think that they should […]
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Because you can never be overeducated when it comes to wage laws

http://compensation.blr.com/guidance/Computer-Professionals-and-Overtime/ Nice little article on classifying exempt versus non-exempt employees. The classification of computer professionals has long plagued many an HR professional. Are all your computer pro’s exempt? Are they salaried non-exempt? How do you account for any extra hours they may incur from working on long projects versus just a typical work week? Do […]
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