I had a great time talking to Bryan Wempen at DriveThru HR today about social media - how we use it at Kronos, and what we've learned in the last 5 years that may be useful to newer adopters. You can listen to a replay of the broadcast here. Bryan and I focused largely on … Continue reading Talking Social Media with DriveThru HR
Today's guest blog post is by Peggy Walton, Senior Director of Workforce Readiness at Corporate Voices for Working Families. Corporate Voices advocates for family-friendly policies for low income workers. Kronos is a Corporate Voices partner organization, as are a number of our clients. At a time when national leaders are looking to America’s 1,200 community … Continue reading Preparing Workers to Reclaim the American Dream
I took my mother (pictured here) to work with me once in 1992 - in Hong Kong. She of the double major in Chemistry and German stayed home with my siblings and me, a product of her generation. She struggled mightily with my decision to go back to work after my daughter was born in … Continue reading Take Your Child to Work Day – 2012
The following guest blog post from our board member John Hollon at TLNT follows up on an earlier post he wrote here about the rise in social media as a recruiting tool. We've seen a continuing rise in recruiter interest in leveraging social media as a means of identifying and assessing candidates. John's post below … Continue reading Will That Post Cost You Your Dream Job?
The title of this post is a quote from my recent conversation with Steve Miggo, SVP of Operations and Human Resources at Safelite AutoGlass. I heard Safelite CEO Tom Feeney speak at the Net Promoter Conference in San Francisco, and was very impressed with the investment he's made in the development of their frontline workforce, … Continue reading Trust is the Oxygen for Organizations
The following guest blog post is from our board member, David Creelman. He is a member of the SHRM Metrics and Measures Taskforce and introduces their draft recommendation for standard HCM metrics below. An ANSI standard on what human capital information to report to investors has been released for public consultation by the Metrics and … Continue reading Investor Attention to Human Capital: a New Standard
There are (at least) two things that I care deeply about - finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease and winning. On both counts, I get that from my father, pictured here. In his 81 years, he's built a successful business, enjoyed a 61-year relationship with my late mother, and raised my two siblings and me. … Continue reading Follow This Blog and Fight Alzheimers (for free!)
I'm having an adventure. I should say, WE, are having an adventure. Dennis and I, in the full throes of empty nest syndrome, are restless about what comes next. The good news is that we still enjoy each others' company and are excited about the next chapter of our lives. Which is where things start … Continue reading Fresh Starts