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What We Really Know About the Microsoft Acquisition of LinkedIn

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion. That’s all any of us really know. The rest of what you’ve read, beyond any pure financial analysis of the deal, is complete and utter projection. Even Microsoft and LinkedIn have nothing but possibilities to drop into a PowerPoint for us to gaze at. They’ll be figuring out […]

Talent Acquisition Is Being Disrupted

This batch of #hrwins Top HR Companies To Watch for Talent Acquistion was exciting to put together. I cut my teeth in this space as a recruiter and talent management professional over a period of 10 years. Then, I moved on to the tech side, launching some of the biggest brands in this segment to this […]

#hrwins Trend Report: Recruiter Of The Future?

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The Fortune 500 workforce is on track, by the year 2020, to be 50% contingent (temporary and contract workers, independent consultants, etc.).  The impact this shift will have in HR and management will be more than subtle in many environments.  One of the functions most obviously  impacted will be Recruiting. The stage is set:  HR […]

#hrwins Trend Report: HR Technology, It’s Not Just for HR Any More

A few of the trends we recently looked at in the #hrwins should start you wondering who the buyer of HR Technology will be in the not-too-distant future. HR Tech’s continued growth in the SMB.   Until recently, other than payroll, we just haven’t seen the traction in the heart of SMB segment that we’ve seen […]

#hrwins Trend Report: Kelly Services and oDesk Partnership A Sign of Things To Come?

  Last week, I looked at the Fortune 100 workforce growing from 30% to 50% contingent as an #hrwins Trend that could shake up #hr and #hrtech more than just a little. This week Kelly Services and oDesk have announced a partnership where Kelly will make oDesk freelancers available to their  Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) […]

#hrwins Trend Report: As The Workforce Shifts To Contingent, HR Tech Vendors May Lead The Way

There’s a shift happening in the workplace.  Recent reports from Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) and MBA Partners predict that 50% of the Fortune 500 workforce will be contingent by 2020.  SIA further reports that today 30% of the Fortune 100, and 18% of the total workforce, is already contingent. We’re used to seasonal labor, shop […]