Posts by: Joel Cheesman

Here’s Why a Growing Number of HR Tech Vendors are Down Wit’ O.P.P. (Other People’s Platforms)

O.P.P., how can I explain it? Ten years ago, if you wanted to launch a digital business, you likely bought a domain name, paid a designer...

Espresa Hopes to Bring Google-like Employee Perks to Every Company

Google has been the inspiration for many vendors in our industry. I could argue, for example, that Indeed mirrored Google’s business...

Here’s the No. 1 Reason to be Bullish on A.I. for Recruitment

If you attended the HR Technology Conference in Chicago earlier this month, there were two buzzwords you heard more than once if you...

For Employers Drowning in Their Own ‘Big Data,’ This Company Might Be a Lifesaver

“Big data” is more than a pair of buzzwords. For employers with, say, a resume database full of candidates, “big...

What Should a Nurse Applicant in Chicago Cost? This Company Can Tell You

We’ve come a long way since the mainstream introduction of paying for clicks to get candidate traffic. I can remember a presentation...

Here’s How Bonus.ly Empowers Workers to Reward Each Other

Next to “artificial intelligence,” “engagement” was all the rage at this year’s HR Technology Conference in...

Should Employers Care About Facebook Marketplace?

Facebook officially launched Marketplace this week. It’s about what you’d think: Post an item for sale via your Facebook...

Here’s My HR Technology Conference Playbook

I sat down for lunch yesterday and took out my phone and dialed-up the web site for the HR Technology Conference, which is going down in...

Here’s Why Slack Needs to Sell Itself As Soon As Possible

Many of the rumors around Microsoft buying LinkedIn for as much as it did was speculation that Salesforce was driving up the price by...

Here’s Why Snapchat’s Spectacles Should Be Considered a Serious Recruiting Tool

If you’ve been avoiding Snapchat, whether personally or professionally, it’s time to start paying attention. Aside from the...

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