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Articles by Ed Frauenheim

Company Profile Recruiters Get LinkedIn in Search of Job Candidates

November 14, 2006
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Electronic recruiting leader LinkedIn is actively courting the headhunting set with new services. But new potential competitors are emerging and it remains to be seen whether business-focused networking sites will become central to most recruiters.
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Can Fusion Bring It All Together for Oracle

October 30, 2006
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Critics say the company may be overstretched as it readies applications that merge elements of its many product lines.
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The State of HR Technology Bumps in the Road to Going Global

October 30, 2006
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Many multinationals wants to establish consistent HR systems worldwide, but it's a complex world out there, and the products available aren't always up to the task.
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Talent Management Software Is Bundling Up

October 30, 2006
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Buying multiple products from a single vendor is a growing trend, but employers still have a long way to go with integrating systems.
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Scheduling Software Sees Surge in Demand

October 30, 2006
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Products now include sophisticated tools for creating optimal master schedules that can improve company performance.
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Face of the Future The Aging Workforce

October 26, 2006
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While specific industries certainly face tight labor markets because of the graying workforce, some experts say companies would be wise to tune out sky-is-falling prognostications of a widespread talent shortage.
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Theyll Just Keep Going, and Going, and Going

October 25, 2006
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People age 55 and up are staying in the workforce in greater numbers than they have in the past, a trend that’s expected to continue. As a result, older Americans promise to help the U.S. economy make up for the relatively small “baby bust” generation.
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Firms Walk Fine Line With 'High-Potential' Programs

October 15, 2006
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Identifying too many or too few likely leaders can derail initiatives, and those left out might harbor resentment; still, it's vital for employers to start grooming their next generation of top executives.
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The (Would-be) King of HR Software

August 18, 2006
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Following its acquisition of Unicru, Kronos appears poised to become a major player in the growing field of talent acquisition and management.
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Personality Testing Controversial, But Poised to Take Off

August 17, 2006
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Advocates of personality testing say such assessments offer useful and legitimate insights into how well people might fit into an organization. Critics, though, question personality tests’ effectiveness and suggest they can harm job candidates.
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