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  1. Danyette Foulks-Young
    Danyette Foulks-Young
    Say It Ain’t So! What You Just Can’t Ask During an Interview Recruiting News and Views @ RecruitingDaily
    recruitingdaily.com I realize we live in a post PC world, filled with spectacle and alternative facts, and all over social media it looks as though civility has left the building. And that may be true. Civility may have left the world of social media, but employment...
  2. Suraj Padmasali

    Suraj Padmasali

    If you're using an iPhone and want to Synchronize Outlook calendar, then you are at right place. Check out this guide to easily sync Outlook calendar with iPhone.
    Suraj Padmasali
    How to Sync Outlook Calendar with iPhone: Three Different Ways
    www.megebyte.com Looking for the way to syncing Microsoft Outlook calendar to iPhone? Check out this quick guide to easily sync Outlook calendar with...
  3. ProducerJennifer 🐝 Schultz
    5 Reasons Why Your Blind Job Posting Ad May Backfire
    5 Reasons Why Your Blind Job Posting Ad May BackfireThe time has come to replace your administrative assistant, Becky, because she just isn't doing her job the way you want her to. Time and again you have had repeated conversations with her about her performance and nothing has improved. However, her...


    Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    03/03/2017 #2 Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    Thanks David! I appreciate the shares. #1
    David B. Grinberg
    03/03/2017 #1 David B. Grinberg
    Thanks for sharing these excellent points, Jennifer, which should be most helpful for the HR industry and employers, as well as others involved in managing human capital assets and seeking out the best talent. I've shared this buzz in three other HR hives.
  4. Harpreet Gaba

    Harpreet Gaba

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    Harpreet Gaba
    BPO and KPO Jobs opening for freshers - Best and Top Job consultants in Chandigarh and Ambala - Speedy Jobs
    www.speedyjobs.in BPO/ KPO Job Openings for freshers & experienced in MNC’s Job Role -/ call center /  tech support / Telesales Experience preferred: 0 to 3 years Employment type – Full Time Salary Offered – Best in Industry Job Location- Chandigarh, Mohali and...
  5. ProducerNeil Hughes

    Neil Hughes

    Can This New Display Technology Transform Collaboration in the Workplace?
    Can This New Display Technology Transform Collaboration in the Workplace?The gesture-based screen manipulation technology used by Tom Cruise in the film, “Minority Report,” is being introduced to the modern day workplace. The CEO of Oblong Industries and former science advisor to Steven Speilberg aims to transform...


    Joanne Gardocki
    20/07/2017 #1 Joanne Gardocki
    I have to say there are times when I would like to pull what I'm imagining out of my head so others can see it. This new technology looks like one step closer to that happening. I like the idea of being able to photograph a sketch and share it immediately. With any new technology one expects bugs and glitches that smooth out. How are you involved with this new technology, @Neil Hughes? Have you used it and can you tell me more about the experience?
  6. Johnathan Jones

    Johnathan Jones

    What makes selecting an outsourcing partner difficult is that most outsourcing companies claim similar capabilities and experience. So, how do you find just the right partner for your business? Start by taking an inventory of your needs and placing parameters that will let you narrow your search. http://bit.ly/2jUE3AP Johnathan Jones
  7. Michael Schneider
    Michael Schneider
    You Just Hired Someone and They're Not Productive Yet. Here's Why
    www.inc.com The key to new employee productivity is participation. Addressing these concerns during onboarding can build their...
  8. ProducerDean Da Costa

    Dean Da Costa

    Diversity Sourcing Part 2
    Diversity Sourcing Part 2We already looked at Women so now let's focus on Hispanic. Remember Diversity sourcing is a very special skill. You need to have knowledge of were to search or as I have said in my " Top Ten Rules for Successful Internet Sourcers " post, you need...


    David B. Grinberg
    07/01/2017 #2 David B. Grinberg
    Love this series, Dean. I thought you may enjoy a blog post I wrote here in June 2016 titled, "Why Workforce Diversity is Simply Good Business." I would appreciate your thoughts at your convenience, if and when possible.Thanks and keep buzzing!
    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@dbgrinberg/why-workforce-diversity-is-simply-good-business View more
    Love this series, Dean. I thought you may enjoy a blog post I wrote here in June 2016 titled, "Why Workforce Diversity is Simply Good Business." I would appreciate your thoughts at your convenience, if and when possible.Thanks and keep buzzing!
    Also, at the risk of being controversial, I would note that diversity includes white people too, as race is supposed to be "color blind" under the law (at least in USA -- emphasize "supposed to be"). Why? Because the demographics of the USA are rapidly changing with the combined number of minority groups outnumbering whites in nearly all big cities, the so-called "minority-majority." Moreover, as traditional diverse populations increase in number, whites continue to stagnate and decline -- especially white men. Just saying, it's a new world out there, or soon will be. Close
  9. Johnathan Jones

    Johnathan Jones

    5 Key Factors for Choosing a Testing Vendor
    Johnathan Jones
    5 Key Factors for Choosing a Testing Vendor
    www.glowtouch.com Consider these key factors before choosing a testing vendor to ensure you're getting the best value for your money and the right skills for the...
  10. ProducerGeorge Arbogust

    George Arbogust

    Walking the flexible wire without a safety net
    Walking the flexible wire without a safety netThe gig economy. The sharing economy. The on-demand economy. Contingent labor. Contractors. Freelancers. The labels abound describing the many forms of independent and flexible work in the US economy. Whether you love or hate the...


    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    19/09/2016 #1 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Shared on beBee and Twitter!
  11. ProducerJennifer 🐝 Schultz
    Putting the Human Back in Human Resources
    Putting the Human Back in Human ResourcesPutting the Human Back in Human ResourcesThere are lots of phrases today related to recruiting and hiring that are heard in the Human Resource industry. Yes, we all are on a “quest for the right talent” – those individuals who will add value to our...


    Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    02/08/2016 #14 Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    Thanks @Shawn Quinlivan, C.Ht. So much has changed - and certainly not all for the better.
    Shawn Quinlivan, C.Ht.
    02/08/2016 #13 Shawn Quinlivan, C.Ht.
    Some excellent insights, @Jennifer 🐝 Schultz. What does the automated experience say about the culture of an organization? Thanks for sharing.
    Brian McKenzie
    02/08/2016 #12 Brian McKenzie
    I would take a million dollars to train HR how to hot key an auto response and answer a phone. As a bonus, I will teach them to quit asking the damn spirit animal question.
    Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    02/08/2016 #11 Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    @Erroll -EL- Warner yes, I have seen the same. Some managers lack the experience, people skills and compassion to recognize good employees.#9
    Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    02/08/2016 #10 Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    Yes @Brian McKenzie that is a problem. Any many HR departments are too small to handle the volume of incoming potential candidates. But, that means there is room for improvement and better technology to be developed. Could be a million dollar+ idea! #8
    Erroll -EL- Warner
    02/08/2016 #9 Erroll -EL- Warner
    #7 There is a problem Jennifer. If organizations don't strive for the best how would they be able to compete?. There must be a knowledgeable, skillful, competent, and qualified work force. I have seen in places where micro managers terminated the best and were unable to meet their quarterly fiscal obligation. This management human resources relationship or "nuptial" engagement is destroying the integrity of many companies.
    Brian McKenzie
    02/08/2016 #8 Brian McKenzie
    Mail merge is 30 year old tech, auto email response is at least 20, i have yet to meet a company that could sucessfully deploy those together in their hiring process. NOT ONE.
    Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    02/08/2016 #7 Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    That is definitely one thought Erroll - many HR departments are challenged due to bad management. The biggest issue going on is that too many employers are treating people like a number - replacable - and not investing in treating them well enough to encourage the best employees to stay. #6
    Erroll -EL- Warner
    02/08/2016 #6 Erroll -EL- Warner
    This seem to indicate that the human resources system is broken. What is creating this bad review of human resources is their entanglement or "nuptial" engagement with management. That association will never yield the best talented workers and work force organizations need. Corporate Offices need to start paying attention to such a dilemma.
    Tahir Kashif
    20/07/2016 #4 Tahir Kashif
    Very true and needed in all aspects of life. Thanks @Jennifer Schultz
    Phillip Hubbell
    20/07/2016 #3 Phillip Hubbell
    Call me anything you like....just call me.
    Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    20/07/2016 #2 Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    Thank you so much @CityVP 🐝 Manjit for your kind comments - and for including the link to one of my favorite CEO's Richard Branson's blog.. Yes, I would love to rename Human Resources too. - open to suggestions - that will make us more human conscious, human engaging and human focused. #1
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    19/07/2016 #1 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    I would say take the "resources" out of human resources and let's see if we can really become more human in the workplace., to represent the classic shift from human doings to human beings. https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/human-beings-not-human-doings The kind of human being I see Jennifer Schultz being here - a person in her own right and a person who understands the principal transformation required by us to be 21st Century.
  12. ProducerJane Hollman

    Jane Hollman

    The Problem with Leadership Development
    The Problem with Leadership DevelopmentRight now in companies around the world Heads of HR are having discussions with the CEO and Executive teams about the state of leadership skills in their company. Heads will be nodding, problems identified and (usually) HR will present a solution...


    Jane Hollman
    10/12/2016 #4 Jane Hollman
    Hi John

    Thanks for commenting. I agree that far to much money is spent on leadership programs that add very little value for the sole reason that as you said the wrong people are put onto leadershi roles in the first place. There needs to be a fundamental rethink on how we view talent mgt and leadership because current programs are tied to outdated compensation programs. By this i mean all large companies try to fit promotions and hiring into compensation programs that are not a good place to start. That is if they have a talented person they want to hire or promote internally the driving factor is always compensation and frameworks that believe you can only pay or promote someone if their role is a certain size which usually means assigning them a team. Rather than looking at the contribution the person makes as an individual and paying them accordingly without having to put them in charge of a team

    I have seen this in every company i have worked in. People being hired or promoted into leadership roles even though its known they are poor leaders simply because the compensation plan says the only way to do it is to give them a team. Until that mindset changes then nothing will change from a leadership perspective#3
    John Prpich
    08/12/2016 #3 John Prpich
    Jane, this is a topic that's close to my heart, albeit, very frustrating. Here are some things for you to consider and I'd appreciate your response, this is the most misunderstood aspect of business. Let's start with my first premise, just because your called a leader or you're in a leadership position, that doesn't make you a leader, it makes you someone whose called a leader, a big difference. Then their's the most prevalent argument, nature vs nurture, this is really the crux of the entire premise. People are usually equally divided or they'll suggest it's a bit of both. Here's my perspective and let me begin with the data. Billions of dollars are spent every year on leadership programs, if you consider the investment and the fact that there's little impact, that is telling, at least in my mind.
    Now let's go to the number of articles written on leadership, well over 10,000 and the variety of approaches and assumptions made, it's so wide and broad that it's mind boggling on the best of days. Then let's defer to nature, when we look at social groups in the animal kingdom, do we believe that every member of a pack can be a leader, no, that's never the case. Next, let's ask ourselves this question, if everyone could be a leader, what would the value of being a leader really be, it's no different than saying, we can all cook like Martha or golf like Tiger, no we can't and if we could, what would be the value.
    What makes human being's interesting is there complexity, yet we want to believe that we understand this complexity and the truth is we really don't, I'd argue that we don't even have a clue.
    mohammed khalaf
    08/07/2016 #1 mohammed khalaf
    Thank you for your artical. Typically, I treated people how I would a little anxious by now
    like to be treated as well, honestly, with enthusiasm, and tried to motivate and inspire them along the way. Ego is definitely part of everyone's character, but being able to motivate and inspire people leading that, is what makes a difference in a work place, no matter if you are a manager or a leader.
  13. ProducerRamesh Sood

    Ramesh Sood

    My Perception of Being Right Doesn't Make You Wrong
    My Perception of Being Right Doesn't Make You Wrong I was looking at the participants’ faces, their expressions and the way they were sitting. Their eyes were beaming curiosity and yet, distinct from each other. Everyone was present in the same room in a common environment, with same...


    Ramesh Sood
    17/08/2016 #8 Ramesh Sood
    #1 Thanks William Davis.. !! I clicked on + under your comment and don't know what does it mean.. Hope it's OK.. RS
    Anees Zaidi
    07/07/2016 #7 Anees Zaidi
    #5 It's my pleasure @Ramesh Sood. Encouragement brings affinity.
    Ramesh Sood
    07/07/2016 #6 Ramesh Sood
    #1 Thanks a lot William Davis.!! It feel good when thoughts resonate with wonderful minds in this space..
    Ramesh Sood
    07/07/2016 #5 Ramesh Sood
    #2 Thanks @Anees Zaidi to find you constantly encouraging. I am grateful..
    Ramesh Sood
    07/07/2016 #4 Ramesh Sood
    #3 Thanks a lot Sharon King.
    Sharon King
    07/07/2016 #3 Sharon King
    Absolutely @Ramesh Sood, This is the key to our accepting of other peoples views and opinions. I like to think of them as important to hear for they either strengthen my opinion or teach me a new perspective. Great buzz, keep them coming!
    Anees Zaidi
    07/07/2016 #2 Anees Zaidi
    Excellent @Ramesh Sood. This understanding is needed to make this world a more enjoyable place. There is lot of tolerance deficit all around. Only 'I am right' is making life miserable. Thanks for sharing a wonderful buzz.
    William Davis
    07/07/2016 #1 William Davis
    Great quote! I think that in order to grow and mature we have to accept that people don't have to think the same way in order to be right. We don't have to be obliged to do, think or say something that we don't want to. Great buzz @Ramesh Sood
  14. ProducerRafi Chowdhury

    Rafi Chowdhury

    Interview Questions for Administrative Assistance
    Interview Questions for Administrative AssistanceAdministrative work has been on the rise over the past few decades and the demand for administrative assistants has shot up relatively. An administrative assistant is a professional who provides a variety of services in relation...


    Rafi Chowdhury
    30/06/2016 #4 Rafi Chowdhury
    @William Davis you're right! Its always the best idea to avoid answering questions just to impress the interviewer.
    @Kimberly Lewis. Thanks!
    @Michael Jones That's absolutely true.

    Guys lets discuss more here http://www.mycampushacks.com/
    Michael Jones
    29/06/2016 #3 Michael Jones
    About handling stress at work, I think we should answer as honest as possible. We are not superheroes, all of us have limits regarding work load and pressure. The key is to point out what we can do and a good way on doing it is saying some examples on past experiences.
    Kimberly Lewis
    29/06/2016 #2 Kimberly Lewis
    @Rafi Chowdhury basic and definitely essential questions in the first round of recruitment. Welcome to beBee!
    William Davis
    29/06/2016 #1 William Davis
    Regarding the questions about your weaknesses, as you say, having them is ok. In order to give a good interview it is good to say a weakness, but be creative and original, in that way you will still show that you are competitive even when you are not exactly talking about your best qualities. For example: a lot of people still answer that one of their weaknesses is being a perfectionist or working too hard. Just be original and come up with a creative idea to describe how you are going to work on your weakness so it can become a strength. Great buzz @Rafi Chowdhury
  15. ProducerLynda Spiegel

    Lynda Spiegel

    "What you Want, Baby I Got" is the Key to a Great Resume
    "What you Want, Baby I Got" is the Key to a Great ResumeYes, it's the opening line to Aretha Franklin's iconic "Respect." But when it comes to your job search, that's the message that your resume needs to convey before anything else.As I pointed out in "If You Build it, They Will Come Doesn't Apply to...


    Maria Fafard
    11/07/2016 #1 Maria Fafard
    Your advice is spot on as always dear Lynda! Resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile - all these brand assets need to be customer/employer oriented. It's not about you, it's about them!
  16. ProducerPhil Friedman

    Phil Friedman

    In Defense of Self-Determination
    In Defense of Self-DeterminationTAKE YOUR ALGORITHM AND SHOVE IT! ...This is a rant in defense of self-determination, and against the kind of mind control that many social media moguls are seeking to exert upon their memberships. I am damned tired of being pushed around, and so...


    Phil Friedman
    11/06/2016 #17 Phil Friedman
    @Dean Owen - The nominal claim is that your post is distributed into the feed of your connections, but may not be seen as it is pushed down by other posts, if the connections is not online at the time or close to it. However, the reality diverges significantly from that claim more than 85% of the time, as explained in print by LI systems engineering manager Byron Ma. In fact, the Algorithm throttles down distribution based on ITS assessment of who are "strong" connections, and so distribute your posts to the feeds of less that 15% of your connections. LI rationalizes this choking down on the basis that members complain of their feeds being too jammed by posts from connections. The irony of this is that, if the purported complaints are real to any significant level (which I question), the people complaining are those who connect willy nilly or who want to connect so that they can send you solicitations and sales pitches, not receive anything from you. Thus, LI distribution protocols are being driven by the preferences of spammers. LI also claims it distributes your posts 100% to your followers, but repeated careful observation by indie writers brings that claim into serious question, as well. Which is why, as you point out, many indie writers have moved their base of operations over to beBee, where distribution to self-designated "followers" is 100%, 100% of the time. I have suggested that all social media platforms, including LI, adopt this structure for interactions among members: https://www.bebee.com/producer/@phil-friedman/time-to-break-all-connections-on-social-media. Cheers!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    11/06/2016 #16 Javier 🐝 beBee
    #13 LinkedIn distribute your posts to only 8-15% of your followers, based on its algorithm. This will never happen on beBee. You will always reach 100% of your followers. Why ? Because we think that they will stop following you if you send spam or poor content or irrelevant content. I think it is the right way. We will never limit it.
    Dean Owen
    11/06/2016 #15 Dean Owen
    LinkedIn is an odd beast and we can only guess at their motives. I suspect they assume there is more money to be made from recruitment and sponsored ads and thus are restricting peoples ability to market freely their products. But if I understand correctly, your post does appear on everyone of your connections timeline, and obviously they will miss it if they are not on at the right time. But the decision to throttle notifications was due to complaints of too many notifications. Notifications also have a short lifespan don't they? So they disappear if you don't open them. It does seem they have increased the emailed newsletter frequency. A balancing act they are getting wrong yes, but that's why we are here!
    Phil Friedman
    11/06/2016 #14 Phil Friedman
    @Dean Owen - what I can and can't see and read is mind control. Cheers!
    Phil Friedman
    11/06/2016 #13 Phil Friedman
    @Dean Owen, I understand your point. But if Netflix makes suggestions to me based on what it perceives my preferences to be, that is one thing. Because if I am not satisfied with the suggestions, I can opt to access the rest of the database. But if, for example, LinkedIn chooses to distribute my posts to only 15% of my followers, based on its algorithm which decides that the 85% remaining don't really want to see them, that is another matter. Unless, of course, you know of a switch in my settings to prevent that algorithmic filtering from occurring on my incoming notifications. ??? Control of what I can see and can see is minds
    Dean Owen
    11/06/2016 #12 Dean Owen
    #11 I get you @Phil Friedman, but recruitment, retail, social media, the discussion is the same. It is about having relevant candidates, products, content there on your screen when you log on. Certainly the whole database is still available for you to search. If I had purchased a couple of gangster movies on Flixster, and the next time I visit the site, on the front page there is the latest gangster movie, great! Doesn't stop me from also hitting other tabs and seeing what is on offer. Likewise if I have hidden some articles on Facebook, and the Facebook also decides to show me less of those type articles and more of the type I have liked, great! It is not a perfect system, but it will get better and better. We are time strapped. Algorithms offer us the option of a clutter free experience. Good discussion!
    Phil Friedman
    11/06/2016 #11 Phil Friedman
    #10 @Dean Owen, thank you for reading and commenting, and for the kind words. With all due respect, however, I have to point out that the use of an algorithm by a marketer or advertiser to tailor what is offered to you based on your expressed interests is not what I am talking about. Nor am I referring to the use of an algorithm by a firm such as Home Depot to show you what is in stock in a local warehouse store near you. Consider, instead how you would feel is Google used an algorithm to decide to show you only some results of your search, not by relevance, but selected by how its judgement of your intellectual ability to understand the items. Or what if a firm like Flixster decided that it knew better what movies you would like, and so failed to show you all the movies at theaters in your area, but only those it deemed appropriate for you, never mind the search parameters you entered. The difference is between serving your expressed preferences and over-riding them based on an algorithm that, in the final analysis, is only a dumb sorting tree based on a two-value (binary) logic, which is completely inadequate to capturing the nuances of Human Intelligence and selection which operate in a multi-value logic. Cheers!
    Dean Owen
    11/06/2016 #10 Dean Owen
    Granted perhaps that the technology is not up to speed, but I am not so cynical of algorithms in our lives. Imagine that you could visit an online department store that displays products tailored according to your tastes, your size, your colour preferences. At some stage, the technology will be advanced enough to optimise our online experience by showing us content that is hugely relevant. For example, I have absolutely no interest in being marketed health and fitness products or French cars or brown clothes, or a cool pair of shoes but without my size in stock. I am sure our online experience right now is better than if Google or Facebook didn't employ algorithms.Yes sometimes they get it wrong. But at least the banner ads we see are sometimes relevant. Not a fan of current ATS, but eventually systems will be able to deduce that someone was a marine and is looking for military related jobs, and not jobs tagging sea turtles. Great article as always @Phil Friedman
    Wayne Yoshida
    11/06/2016 #8 Wayne Yoshida
    Thanks for the thought piece @Phil Friedman. It is a great reminder for all of us to keep control over our own "personal branding" - because if we do not, someone else will control it for us!
    Milos Djukic
    11/06/2016 #7 Anonymous
    Independence is "expensive" entertainment.
    Milos Djukic
    11/06/2016 #6 Anonymous
    @Phil Friedman, Now you know, among other things, why I call you my friend. You're a brave social man.
    Milos Djukic
    11/06/2016 #5 Anonymous
    #3 The reason is that they are part of "influencer" marketing.
    Milos Djukic
    11/06/2016 #4 Anonymous
    The same applies to "influencer" marketing. This "ingenious" fiction will destroy social networks.
    Phil Friedman
    11/06/2016 #3 Phil Friedman
    #2 Yes, @Milos Djukic, it boggles my mind that so many who speak about the :liberating" aspects of social media -- the worldwide exchange of ideas and information -- are for the most part the same people who do not even raise an eyebrow over algorithmic control of what they see and read on social media. Thank you for reading and commenting. Cheers!
    Milos Djukic
    11/06/2016 #2 Anonymous
    Dear @Phil Friedman, You know my attitude about algorithm in any type of social media. Writing and publishing in social networks is more like transparent teaching and completely free mutual shaping of perception (without algorithmic control), rather than highly selective promotion, self-promotion, manipulation with exposure, influencer marketing or activism of an artificial, selective, highly manipulative and dehumanized algorithm. The algorithm control will be remembered as a dark age of social media.
    Phil Friedman
    11/06/2016 #1 Phil Friedman
    For the record, beBee is, to my mind, blazing a different trail than most social media plarforms. Witness the commitment from founders @Javier 🐝 beBee and @Juan Imaz that beBee will never over-ride the wishes of its members as to what they want to see from those members and writers whom they follow, that beBee will deliver 100% of the content from writers to their respective followers 100% of the time.
  17. ProducerAnders Liu-Lindberg
    What HR Can Learn From Finance
    What HR Can Learn From FinanceOK let me start by saying that I work in Finance and have been for my whole career, at least since I graduated, but there was a time when I considered working in HR as well. You can read about my considerations...


    Dean Owen
    08/06/2016 #2 Dean Owen
    #1 People don't hate for no reason. My experience with dealing with big HR depts in a two decade career in banking is that they are inaccessible, often leaving no signature on their emails, they do not answer each others calls if their colleague is out. They make a huge nonsense of year end appraisals but don't even read them. All they seem to get passionate about is organising team building events and year end parties. They rarely do overtime. And most could not articulate concisely the company business. Yes there are exceptions, but very rare.
    Michael Jones
    08/06/2016 #1 Michael Jones
    People should really stop hating HR team and start noticing that sometimes some good things that happens with contract terms or development on integration activities are also because of them. Of course, there's always something to learn from each other I think it is both ways. For example HR can learn from Finance team the economical conditions of the company and try to relate it to what they do.
  18. ProducerPhillip Hubbell

    Phillip Hubbell

    The Internet of Things - Disruptor
    The Internet of Things - DisruptorI’m told that the “Internet of Things” (IoT) is the next big thing in Business/IT. It is to be the disrupter of all disrupters changing everything about how we view the generation, collection and interpretation of data…lots of data, dare I say...


    Phillip Hubbell
    03/06/2016 #3 Phillip Hubbell
    Where IoT is important isn't in your refrigerator...that is just an example put out there for the distractors. Where it is important is in industrial machines like PLCs, valves, switches, counters, scales and gauges....in order to bring real time analytics to the business to increase efficiencies. There will however be connectivity in appliances ...my washing machine already has one, (not connected) to report on maintenance and warrantee information....and to connect when it is broken to analyze the problem...just like the one in cars.
    Nicole Chardenet
    03/06/2016 #2 Nicole Chardenet
    The only thing I see the Internet of Things disrupting is everyone's lives, and not in a good way. Do we *really* need to have *everything* we own connected to the Internet? My fridge doesn't need to be. What, so it can email me when the milk's expired? I can't check the date myself? (Okay, it might have been helpful this week when I discovered an old milk carton hidden in the back. I've been putting off dumping it down the sink. If the IoT can remove my milk carton and dispose of its contents without smelling up my kitchen, then I'll listen.) I don't need my watch connected, my clothes, my glasses, or my cat. (He'd probably spend any time I'm not here downloading kitty porn.) We can't even keep our bank accounts safe from hackers, and I'm supposed to open up the rest of my life to pimply-faced virgins in eastern Europe and perpetually pissed-off terrorist Daeshbags in the Middle East? Ain't. Happenin'.
    Gert Scholtz
    02/06/2016 #1 Gert Scholtz
    @Phillip Hubbell Interesting post! Is Big Brother watching?
  19. ProducerPascal Derrien

    Pascal Derrien

    THE DARK SIDE of EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCEA recent article has raised the concern that emotional intelligence can be abused to manipulate others in the workplace in order to achieve self-serving goals. Drawing from the research report of Prof. Martin Kilduff and Dr. Jochen Menges...


    Cyndi wilkins
    25/05/2016 #8 Cyndi wilkins
    Excellent post by Emilia M. Ludovino....
    Cyndi wilkins
    25/05/2016 #7 Cyndi wilkins
    "Emotions and interpersonal relationships, encompass more directly our values, our ideals, our identities and our ethics." Excellent point...Awareness of our emotions allows us to perceive the intentions behind them...This translates to a "conscious discrepancy" when dealing with challenging situations or interactions with others. When we are "tuned in" to the state of our being we can respond in accordance with our experiences rather than just reacting to them...Thank you for a very enlightening post Emilia M. Ludovino;-)
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    25/05/2016 #3 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    This 'Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence' is exactly why I find the concept disturbing. It is accepted that Command and Control management tactics are antiquated and actually limit a productive atmosphere. Have we however replace C&C with M&C; Manipulate and Coerce? Is it emotionally intelligent to utilize stone faced management tactics? Is not that lack of emotion in social interaction what Hollywood would describe as psychopathic behavior, whereas the clinical terminology is antisocial personality disorder.. According to World of Psychology these are the traits of a psychopath. Psychopaths, in general, have a hard time forming real emotional attachments with others. Instead, they form artificial, shallow relationships designed to be manipulated in a way that most benefits the psychopath. People are seen as pawns to be used to forward the psychopath’s goals. Psychopaths rarely feel guilt regarding any of their behaviors, no matter how much they hurt others.

    But psychopaths can often be seen by others as being charming and trustworthy, holding steady, normal jobs. Some even have families and seemingly-loving relationships with a partner. While they tend to be well-educated, they may also have learned a great deal on their own.

    When a psychopath engages in [this] behavior, they tend to do so in a way that minimizes risk to themselves. They will carefully plan [activity]to ensure they don’t get caught, having contingency plans in place for every possibility.

    Are we training leaders to be psychopaths? Which is actually a genetic disorder so such training is actually an environmental development of the disorder and becomes a sociopathic personality disorder. ----Just this person's opinion, but something to think about
    Charles Wilson
    25/05/2016 #2 Charles Wilson
    This is really interesting, @Emilia M. Ludovino. Thanks for a great read.
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    Anders Liu-Lindberg
    23/05/2016 #4 Anders Liu-Lindberg
    #1 I fully agree Mary! You should have a gross list of achievements you reached in your past positions and depending on what you're applying for some will be more relevant than others.
    Anders Liu-Lindberg
    23/05/2016 #3 Anders Liu-Lindberg
    #2 Thank for commenting @Navinya Lee. There's certainly no one size fits all but there are some mimimum standards that most would benefit from applying.
    Navinya Lee
    23/05/2016 #2 Navinya Lee
    Great advice, and i like the idea of having the paltform jobindex too. Depending on the industy, there are many different types of CV nowadays. For example, video CV, video books and of course linkedIn and Bebee have great job profile which allow you to apply for jobs.
    Mary White
    23/05/2016 #1 Mary White
    Well, I think that if you are already customizing something like a cover letter (or even if you don't write one) sometimes there are aspects on each person's resume that should be customized depending on the profile that the company needs. I mean, not lying of course, but making some of your qualities that fit the job more visible than others and taking out irrelevant (for that company specifically) ones. What do you think @Anders Liu-Lindberg?
  22. ProducerKristina Evans

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    Kristina Evans
    20/04/2016 #6 Kristina Evans
    #1 Pamela, your points are great additions. And, you are right about all of them! Thanks for sharing.
    Kristina Evans
    20/04/2016 #5 Kristina Evans
    #2 @Brian McKenzie, this is true to a certain extent. I only tell a candidate that I will keep their resume on file if I truly see potential down the line. I have tapped into resumes on file numerous times in my career to make a hire :) but you are referencing the other 90%. Thanks for adding to the discussion :)
    Kristina Evans
    20/04/2016 #4 Kristina Evans
    #3 Thanks for the comment Betina! :)
    Betina Carvalho
    20/04/2016 #3 Betina Carvalho
    Very good advices for recruiters. Thanks!
    Brian McKenzie
    20/04/2016 #2 Brian McKenzie
    "We will keep you resume on file" is the corporate version of the dating realm's "Let's just be friends". Expect same and similar results
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    20/04/2016 #1 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    Excellent advice Kristina. I could add several more, including; 1. Actually send out a notification. 2. Don't play the 'we're looking for a position that would be a good fit for you". Being in a pile of resume's and getting once a week calls just to 'check in' is wasting the candidates time. I've had some recruiters do this for months. I don't want to be rude or burn bridges so I keep taking the calls but in my opinion it's unprofessional and to some that may be desperately looking; cruel. What I want to say to them is; 'deliver' or 'leave me alone otherwise you're going to get a bill for my time'. 3. Take jobs off the internet if they are filled.Taking all that time to fill in that information only to get to the end and get a message; "This position has been filled, please check back for other opportunities". I want to call the company tell them to keep their sites updated, because someone isn't doing their job, then I want to send them a bill too! :-). Candidates are customizing resumes and cover letters for a particular position, then filling in all that information. This takes time, sometimes a lot depending on the complexity of the job. Why shouldn't a candidate be able to bill the company for wasting the candidates time?
  23. Miguel Montoro

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    Why don't start speaking about beBee profiles too? Recruiting is much more than LinkedIn.
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  25. Kimberly Lewis

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