The Fax Machine is Alive and Well. Thank You Very Much.

Every now and again, in any one of the myriad recruiting and/or HR technology Facebook groups to which I belong, someone will post “OMG; I was just asked for my fax number! We haven’t used a fax machine in the office for 15 years!” Numerous people chime in with increasing incredulity: “WTF? That’s crazy!

Women in HR Technology #HRTechConf #nextchat

Today is the start of the HR Technology Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas; it's the 20th annual event and we're kicking off with the 2nd Annual Women in HR Tech pre-conference event today. Sessions include: Finding, Supporting and Developing the Next Generation of Women Technology Leaders  How HR Technology Can Foster a More

No Phone? No Profile? No Problem!

Guess what? Not all of us live, work and try to hire people in Silicon Valley. And, according to Matt Charney, that's probably a good thing. Scads of us who spend our days working in HR or Talent Acquisition are recruiting for decidedly less 'glamorous' positions than Python Developers or Strategic Content Marketers for the newest

Set it and Forget It: Cooking With HR Technology

I’ve recently found myself in numerous conversations with HR professionals and recruiters about striking the balance between effective use of HR technology and still maintaining a human touch in the processes that impact candidates, applicants and employees. It’s a real problem in search of solutions. Those solutions range from dialing back our reliance on the technology

Segmentation and the Practice of HR

I spent a few days last week at the HR Tech Fest Conference (#HRTF16) and enjoyed every moment; listening, learning and talking about the future of talent, HR, technology, recruiting, and work. I was energized when I heard the stories told by HR leaders including Neil Morrison (Penguin Random House), Jim O’ Gorman (Hulu) and Ambrosia