KENTECH Launches ClarityIQ, Bringing Predictive Analytics to the Hiring Process

Kenneth Coats, founder, and CEO of KENTECH Consulting says that “the lesson I would pass on to other entrepreneurs is to simplify.”

For HR, the Key to the Future is Embracing Technology for the Betterment of Humans

Anything that cannot be automated or digitized becomes more valuable and that is going to be the tough part for HR. We are moving to a world where emotional intelligence is becoming just as important as IQ for HR managers.

McAfee’s Creator May Be Wanted By Police, But Company Still Great To Work For

The name McAfee has been in the news a lot lately, as John McAfee, creator of the antivirus software, has been on the run, and in hiding from Belize police (though he has now made it to Guatemala, has a…

Oracle Acquires SelectMinds, Launches Retail Mobile PoS, Banking Platform

Oracle announced that it is acquiring cloud-based talent sourcing app maker SelectMinds. The company’s apps provide tools for businesses in recruiting, hiring, and employee social connections. “Recruiting candidates through employee referrals is widely acknowledged as the most effective method to…

Taleo Acquired By Oracle For $1.9 Billion

Oracle and cloud-based talent management company Taleo announced today that Oracle is buying Taleo for about $1.9 billion. Oracle says that with Taelo, it intends to create a comprehensive cloud offering for organizations to manage their HR operations and employee…

Which Parts of Your Company Should Be Listening to Social Media

Co-authored by Jay Baer and Amber Naslund

“Once upon a time, customer contact was centralized around the switchboard, and the phone was the preferred method for communication between companies and customers. When it rang, you answered, because it was likely a customer or a potential customer on the other end of the line. Now, the calls are coming through online, via the social phone.”