John Hollon and I both attended SHRM in San Diego last month, and recently chatted about our impressions of the show. You can listen to a podcast of our conversation here: John Hollon Podcast 7.26.10 You can find John's blog posts from SHRM at TLNT.com. John writes frequently on topical issues in the HR and … Continue reading John Hollon's Observations on SHRM San Diego
Our guest blog today is courtesy of John Morrison, Chief Scientist at Kronos... “Maybe I should get one of those new phones,” my wife said to me the other day, looking down at her well-worn clamshell model purchased in the middle of the last decade. There is no QWERTY keyboard, much less a touch screen, … Continue reading Help! My Wife Is In The Wrong Bucket!
Dr. Robert Yerex of the Kronos Staffing Science Team provides the following context for this month's Retail Labor Index report: Retail employers increased the number of hires they made in June to a level that was more than 30% higher than in June of 2009. Unfortunately for those seeking a position, the number of applicants … Continue reading July Retail Labor Index
As the economy recovers over the next year, organizations will need to focus more on strategies to retain valued employees. Many published surveys during the past 18 months have revealed that employees have been protecting their job security at all costs - even if they weren't feeling particularly fulfilled or engaged at work. As demand … Continue reading Your Best Hires are a Tweet Away
The following is a guest blog post from Phil Mangos, a senior scientist at Kronos. In the following post, he discusses candidate assessment strategy. We've discussed this topic in a prior post in 2007. Phil's discussion digs a little deeper into not only mapping job competencies, but prioritizing them as well. As an industrial-organizational psychologist, … Continue reading Part 2: Measure Twice, Cut Once