Posts Tagged "hr tech"


This (chilly) morning began with over 45,000 participants toeing the start line for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Elsewhere across the nation, approximately one-tenth that number of HR industry professionals continued their preparations for the market’s preeminent event for getting business done, the 15th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition. As I watched the elite runners captivate 1.7 million spectators...

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After attending hundreds of industry events I’ve come to rely on a single meaningful measure of a conference’s success or failure – the attendee. Although that seems obvious, I’m not speaking to the post-event survey or paper-based ranking of a given session. Instead I walk the floor, listen to what folks are discussing, join in spontaneous conversations and chat up the coffee line to ensure that the lens...

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It’s my third week in France and I’m writing you from Inflexion’s temporary HQ, a fourth story Bordeaux walk-up with windows overlooking an ancient square. Last night musicians played while couples laughed, danced, clapped and drank. This has been an amazing respite and I have droves of content for future posts, but today I write a simple note to explain – perhaps in a way you haven’t considered –...

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Let me begin with a confession – I’m exhausted. Not that usual, “boy I really need a good night’s sleep” kind of tired, but instead that deep feeling in your bones that screams, “take a serious breather, step away from the laptop and just chill.” This is how I’ve felt since returning from the 2010 HR Technology Conference and Exposition that was held in Chicago this past week. But rest...

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Uncle Bill Wants You!


Posted By on Jul 27, 2010

Bill Kutik doesn’t really ask me for much, so when he suggested that I let you all know about the upcoming 2010 HR Technology Conference and Exposition, it was kind of a no brainer. Why is that? I covered last year’s HR Tech event here and concluded that it was “a rousing success”. This year my expectations are even higher, and here’s why September 29th to October 1st in Chicago should now be on your...

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