Archives for January 2014

Are Performance Appraisals Doomed?

    During the last year there has been a tsunami of interest among HR managers to revamp, redesign, or eliminate the performance appraisal process. And for good reason: our research shows that more than 70% of all organizations dislike the process they have and I have yet to talk with an employee or manager […]

Are You Considering a Career in Management Consulting?

Management consulting is steadily becoming a popular career choice for all types of individuals. It’s also a very difficult industry to get into. From the outside, the news and media will tell you that consulting firms are expanding, which means that there are vacant positions to fill for career-hungry individuals. Yet from the inside, recruiters […]

Top 3 Must Have Hiring Technologies for 2014

As we move into 2014, it can be tempting to simply carrying on doing things the way we did them in 2013, but the truth is that hiring and talent management is becoming technology led. This means that new hiring technologies are emerging which are empowering hiring functions and allowing them to move into directions […]

5 things to do before choosing an RPO provider

RPO or Recruitment Process Outsourcing is an amazing solution to the exhausting and often, unyielding human resource management. Many companies struggle acquiring human resource before they outsource the recruitment process to RPO services provider. It is a brilliant solution but sometimes it doesn’t work as well as expected. There are many reasons for it, sometimes […]

How to Lead Great Leaders

  As a boss or team leader, you have to lead people every day. It makes life easier when you have established authority and your followers are generally compliant. But someday you may find yourself leading powerful leaders, perhaps for a board meeting, a nonprofit, or even a high-level management team. These focused and dynamic […]

5 Reasons Why Outsourcing Staffing Services is Good for your Company

So you are still undecided about outsourcing your staffing services. You have heard a good deal about recruitment process outsourcing firms and the odds seem to be in their favor but you need more reasons before you are fully convinced. Here are a few reasons that will convince you to outsource your staffing services . […]

Companies That Don’t Embrace Social Media Might Be Treading Water, Experts Say

The water’s fine in the social media pool, but many companies are still afraid to allow workers to dive in. Experts say employers should take the social media plunge to buoy their brand and improve productivity.   A couple of years ago, General Electric Co. wasn’t satisfied with how it was bringing good ideas to […]

HireVue acquires Reschedge

Contact Planet10 if you would like a live demo of Reschedge. Last week, HireVue announced its acquisition of Reschedge.  The brainchild of MIT grad and Google alum Jon Kennel , it took a little over a year for Reschedge to build a base of over 50 clients at companies like Quora and Foursquare , an […]

10 Predictions for HR, Learning, Talent and HR Technology in 2014

2014 will be an exciting and challenging year for HR, learning, and talent professionals. In summary, this is a year businesses will find it increasingly difficult to attract, retain, and develop their people. Passion, engagement, development, and innovation are key. Global economic growth will create a new level of competition for people. HR organizations will […]

Transparent Leadership – “Open Salaries”

This is an exciting Concept published by Buffer (  How many organisations big or small are ready for this level of tranparency? What is “Open Salaries”? At Buffer, we have the concept of “Open Salaries”. We have a simple formula to calculate salaries and we share this with the whole team. One of the highest […]