Tag: San Diego

Good Mobile Recruiting Websites—Some Examples

In yesterday’s Advisor, expert Matt Adam, speaking at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exhibition, held recently in San Diego, debunked three myths of mobile recruiting. Today, a good example of a mobile site, plus several ways to engage in mobile recruiting. For a good example of a site, Adam […]

Kill the Company and Kill Some Stupid Rules

In yesterday’s Advisor, futurethink founder and CEO Lisa Bodell offered her take on an organization’s willingness to change. Today, her exercises for killing rules and killing companies.

Alliances—the New Paradigm for Employees and Employers

Today, there’s a fundamental disconnect for employers and employees, says Ben Casnocha, entrepreneur and cofounder of LinkedIn. The old company-as-family approach is gone (if it ever existed), but you can’t build a lasting, innovative business when employees act like free agents. Where’s the middle ground?


Mobile Career Sites—6 Questions

Mobile-friendly career sites are more and more a necessity, but not all such sites are really candidate-oriented. Matt Adams, speaking at SHRM’s Talent Management Conference and Exhibition taking place this week in San Diego, offers six questions you should ask about your mobile access.

Does the Common Cold Qualify for FMLA/CFRA Leave?

Does a serious cold qualify as a serious health condition under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and/or its state law counterpart, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA)? How about the flu? Leave of absence laws were established to protect employees with serious health conditions; do colds and the flu measure up?

Don’t Wait for Permission—Take Action

It’s not uncommon for me to say, “I’d rather hire someone who will ask for forgiveness than someone who must ask for permission before taking action.” If you’re going to accomplish anything in life, you must be willing to act. And when you do, things don’t always turn out exactly as you would like. Sometimes […]

Don’t Manage Talent Too Tightly

In her 2013 book, Talent Wants to Be Free, Orly Lobel presents what may sound like a counterintuitive approach to talent management or, as her subtitle indicates, Why We Should Learn to Love Leaks, Raids, and Free Riding. Lobel, Herzog Professor of Law and founding member of the Center for Intellectual Property Law and Markets […]