The intersection between HR strategy and HR technology

Evaluating the Demo

Evaluating the Demo

Feb 16, 2011

I’ll admit that a while back (wow – are we going on 10 years now?) I was an SC.  You know – those guys from the vendors that the salespeople count on to demonstrate product during the sales cycle.  SC’s are a highly valued commodity.  They are highly trained product experts that must float between the functional world that many of the HR practitioners...

Engagement is Economic Theory

Engagement is Economic Theory

Jan 17, 2011

I was having a recent conversation with John Sumser where we discussed my need to be an engaged employee. Indeed, I’m that guy who is almost always engaged because I honestly love my work. I’m one of those unique people who actually find the world of HR and HR technology interesting. In general, I’m the typical, highly engaged employee. I generally...

5 Year Post

Can you believe it’s been five years?  I recently read my first post and actually thought it was an ok analysis of HRO vendors at the time.  Pretty funny to me how much things have changed, but also how much I’ve learned both through work and the blog.  I spent 2009 writing much less than I should have, but seem to have entered 2010 quite rejuvenated. ...

The New Order of HR Existentialism

Thanks to Bill Tincup for bringing us the marvelous series of “what’s next by some of HR’s greatest thought leaders.  I’m embarrassed to admit it, but I love Sumser and am proud to call him a friend and mentor.  His entry into “What’s Next” actually did make me laugh out loud, on an airplane of all places.  Here’s a repeat of his thoughts, but...

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