As you can probably see from the dates on my blog posts, 2015 has been too busy for me to blog, add articles or any new cool networks or ideas. Well, this is all about to change.
I am in the process of redesigning the website and there will be lots of changes to the way that the website looks and feels. My aim is to create a site that reflects the changes that have recently taken place in my life and in my career.
First, you should know that recently and over the past few months and years I have been pivoting from strictly HR related content and projects to larger social phenomenon that includes a list of some very interesting new technologies, and [...]
In a recent project that I’ve been working on (Twitter SNA focus and I’ll tell you more about this project later), an interesting question came up from the client – “So this group is always retweeting/sharing from this group, so they must know each other and/or be ‘organized’, correct?” Well, not so much and here are some reasons why:
First, we have to get a fundamental understanding of what it means to retweet/reshare/like a message and to keep things simple, we’ll focus on twitter’s social media network.
The traditional view is that you would only retweet messages that you either agree with or support, but that [...]
The way we define HR metrics today depends on what they measure. For example, if you were to ask a major consultant at a well known consulting company what types of metrics are there to be used by human capital and human resource professionals, they may respond with 1- human capital metrics, and 2- human resource productivity metrics. (see screenshot of a slide I found online saying just that). But, there is a fundamental issue in defining the metrics we use in this way – namely it doesn’t benefit us at all.
Defining metrics by what they measure essentially results in redundant classifications, and classifications limit our viewpoint and our [...]