February, 2007

The Arithmetic of Staffing

Staffing Talk

When my Dad taught me the arithmetic of staffing some 30+ years ago, it didn't take a CPA to understand.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

foreign affairs magazine is running an interesting web-only round-table discussion about global health policy questions. this web feature, with staged replies from a handpicked set of experts, is a valuable extension to its bi-monthly

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TwSelect: Never Pay for Your Nerds Again

Staffing Talk

Ok, now my 11-year-old got into the creative artist act. She came up with the theme "Where the Nerds Come Free" for our TwSelect service

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Listening To Modest Mouse and Killers on FineTune

Staffing Talk

FineTune. Better organized than ITunes, FineTune let's you play your favorite music and construct playlists. You don't have to install the horrible ITune end-user program or get bugged constantly about installing product upgrades.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How Many Nerd Chicks Does It Take To Install TwSelect?

Staffing Talk

My 13-year-old daughter came up with this

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Need Help Identifying Mysterious Ice-Man

Staffing Talk

You need people who think differently to run a staffing software company. The white thing hanging from Karl's chin is an icicle. Karl sold his car a few weeks ago and continues to ride his bike even with wind-chill temps in the -40Fs and actually temps -20F

French Advertising Campaign for Safe Driving

Staffing Talk

The Super Bowl ads sucked this year. Sorry, but the French have always had more convincing imagery. The picture above is from their recent safe-driving campaign. It says that you need to wear a seat-belt even in town because it's not just cars that get bent up at slow speeds.

How Many Nerds Does It Take to Install TwSelect?

Staffing Talk

A major goal of Tempworks this last year is to get our hosted, TwSelect product to be a 1-2-3-GO type offering. We're pretty close, and so I created this ad which I'm sure would garner a Clio if not for the fact that I lifted the idea from Vonage

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My 13-Year-Old's Remake of the Nerd Ad

Staffing Talk

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Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Did You Call Her on the Phone When You Asked Her to Marry You?

Staffing Talk

We Are Marshall , a Matthew McConaughey football flick with the usual story of tragedy and rebuilding (Marshall lost its entire football team in a 1970 plane crash), offers a lot of great lessons on sales and recruiting. The climax of the film involved the new head coach challenging the university president to try one more time to get the NCAA to let them play their freshmen after their roster gets decimated by the crash.

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Selling the Sizzle, Not the Steak

Staffing Talk

Never under estimate the power of first impressions. It's a lesson I really have never learned well enough. Here's how it applies to software sales

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

we had a great "web executive seminar" session yesterday morning on "targeting high value users - the 5% that matter." i'll be writing about various aspects of the discussion in the coming days, but stephanie vance of advocacy

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

i'm very excited about a great event we have lined at the national press club on thursday, february 22, with several case studies of how organizations are tailoring their online "user experience" to engage and succeed with their high

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

i've very excited about a great event we have lined at the national press club on thursday february 22 with several case studies of how organizations are tailoring their online "user experience" to engage and succeed with their high

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

i just learned about the "stockholm challenge" awards to innovative information and communications technology (ict) projects that display: empowerment, equal opportunity, equality, sustainability, economic survivability, impact

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

i was reflecting again recently on an obscure example i use in presentations that demonstrates a useful point. a few years back, people started thinking about online collaboration projects and experimenting with what could be created by