July, 2008

The Workplace of Today

Jul 27, 2008 Posted by

Conference calls in gondolas, meetings from the bench of a rowboat, decompression stress capsules — the workplace of the past, present and future is available today — all courtesy of Google. Technorati Tags: Google, workplace


Should Succession Plans Be Disclosed?

Jul 23, 2008 Posted by

There has been lots of debate on the Internet and on Wall Street over the past few days regarding Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, and the company’s unwillingness to address the status of his health.  See…a few years ago, Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, a typically fast moving and fatal cancer.  More recently, Jobs has […]


What is "Recruitment Collaboration"?

Jul 16, 2008 Posted by

  Over the past few days, I have received a few inquiries from our clients regarding a new service called AllianceQ.  You can read a good post about AllianceQ over at The Talent Buzz. Every year or so, a new vendor comes along in an attempt to “revolutionize” job boards and siphon off some Monster […]


Analyzing Fortune’s Top HR Leaders

Jul 14, 2008 Posted by

In the most recent issue, Workforce Magazine provided some stats on the top HR leaders among Fortune’s 20 Most Admired Companies.  In analyzing those stats, some interesting facts appear… Companies also appearing on the Best Companies to Work: 8 (40%) Average HR leaders’ tenure at their company: 15.2 years Years in top HR leadership position: […]


The Sad Truth About Independence Day

Jul 6, 2008 Posted by

Every year, I look forward to celebrating Independence Day and this year was no exception.  This year, though, was a little bittersweet.  As a first year attendee to the Madison, CT July 4th parade, I was saddened to watch the passing veterans.  I read The Greatest Generation a number of years ago and even had […]