George LaRocque is recognized as one of the top influencers and thought leaders in the world of B2B human resources and workforce technology. He has amassed more than 20 years in the field as a recruiter, talent management professional, HR practitioner, technology executive, analyst, and consultant.
Recruiting in this market is tough. If you’re like most businesses today, sustained record-low unemployment has made it hard to find, hire, and keep good people on board. Even in this so-called “candidate’s market,” finding a job is no walk in the park either. There isn’t one place with all of the job listings, and every news site, blog, or distant relative has tips on how to get your resume noticed.
Whether you’re looking to hire the best people or trying to land that dream job, I’m going to leverage my three decades in the HR technology space to bust a few myths that are as vexing for employers as they are for candidates.
People analytics continues to be one of the hottest topics in the world of HR. This isn’t just a trend: aligning people programs and data to business impact has always been a goal in HR.
I have been involved in HR and HR technology for my entire career. In fact, it’s the only industry I’ve ever worked in. I’ve lived it from almost every angle: I’ve been a talent-focused HR practitioner (11 years), an HR technology vendor executive (10 years), and a market analyst and advisor (8 years+).
In the modern era of work, companies of all sizes are rapidly transforming. Logically, so are the various functions within them, HR included.
It was an energizing experience for me, as an analyst, to research and write “Where Purpose Meets Performance”, the latest #HRWINS report. The report focuses primarily on the middle market—those employers with less than 5,000 employees. It explores the link between culture, HR, and business performance.
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