Microsoft & Linkedin - Heaven or nightmare? Is this disruptive change from the big behemoths? Over the last few days, there has been increased talk about the decision for Microsoft to bid for LinkedIn. What could a blend of Microsoft & LinkedIn really achieve? Background to the media comments on Microsoft & LinkedIn Microsoft have been quoted as overpaying for the purchase of LinkedIn (again) That LinkedIn is past its sell-by-date and on the decline That Microsoft has a … [Read more...] about Microsoft could eat LinkedIn for breakfast – but will it spit it out again? #HRBLOG
The world of work has changed, but is HR changing fast enough? What is the future of HR? It is all very well saying that HR needs to do things differently as well as different things, but what things? How? Why? Where has HR come from? It helps to understand the history of HR a little. In the UK the CIPD track this on their web site and capture the early journey in this statement: The CIPD, as we know it today, started life in 1913 as the Welfare Workers’ Association. We’ve been helping … [Read more...] about The future of HR in an ever shrinking world of work
The Web is now just over 5000 days old – yes that is all.. imagine what the next 5000 days will bring. Kevin Kelly in this TED presentation highlights some interesting thoughts, Including the fact that the net is the largest and most reliable machine we have ever made. The future will require more transparency, trust and openness. Watch this intriguing video Opportunity of threat? what do you think? … [Read more...] about 5000 days down what of the next 5000?