July, 2005

Is Chelsea worth 40 goats and 20 cows???

Jul 27, 2005 Posted by

Looks like someone has trumped my offer for Chelsea Clinton.  We all know Bill enjoys his McDonald’s, but even with the new makeover I’d keep the animals!

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A Human Capital Take on HP

Jul 19, 2005 Posted by

I’m sure most of you have already seen, heard, or reviewed the HP announced layoffs last week.  The 14,500 employees affected, or 10% reduction in workforce, comes as no surprise to those both inside and outside the company.  This move shows Mr. Hurd is the real deal for 3 reasons…1) it immediately changed the culture […]

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BPO (Bush Presidency Outsourcing)

Jul 15, 2005 Posted by

Some Monday morning humor (It should be noted that I support Mr. Bush in most of his ongoing efforts)… Congress today announced that the Office of President of the United States of America will be outsourced to overseas interests as of September 30th, the end of this fiscal year. The move is being made to […]

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Kenexa – The Quiet IPO Success

Jul 14, 2005 Posted by

The upstart enterprise software world is watching closely. Human capital management (HCM) vendors, in particular, should be softly cheering as Kenexa successfully entered as a publicly traded company. With limited fanfare, Kenexa [NASDAQ: KNXA] quietly listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange late last month. Kenexa is a hybrid software and services (also known as recruitment […]

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Wasted Workforce

Jul 12, 2005 Posted by

Employees are wasting 25% of the workday.  According to a recent survey by AOL and Salary.com, socializing and "spacing out" are the key contributors to workforce incompetencies.  Time wasting activities, though, can be beneficial says a Salary.com executive, as such activities can result in new business ideas or a happier work environment.  I’m not buying […]

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