Re: deleting of records, opinion question

From: Cimode <>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 03:31:36 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mar 21, 4:06 am, paul c <toledoby..._at_ac.ooyah> wrote:
> slinky wrote:
> > I'm looking for someone, someone I can get an email from confirming
> > their opinion for presenting a standard for deleing employees in an HR
> > database.
> > The issue is we have thousands of workers and hire several each day,
> > some of whom we make an offer but they fail to show. Once the offer
> > has been made we open a record for them even though they may not show.
> > We want to, and and IS dept. to convince that these records must not
> > be deleted.
> > I need a solid opinion form an HR database person who can state their
> > views on this.
> > Does anyone out there know of such as scenario?
> > Thanks!!
> The purpose of HR depts is to make employees think they are happy even
> when they really aren't.
Hi paul,

Quite franly, I think the situation is much worse for IT HR department: they have no purpose anymore and they slowly disappearing.

One of the HR traditional roles was also to find the best match for a specific job. The late Internet *Revolution* (which is nothing but an economical phenomenon catalized by a technology ), saw tons of untrained and most of the time unemployed people get into IT HR departements with poor or unadapted skillset to evaluate technical proficiency. As a consequence of their unability to determine precise profiles for profile job description, the limits between typical candidate profiles you would usually have in the IT department is getting blurrier and blurrier: By lack of competence, HR current people are forced to set up *put-all-technical-jargon-in-one* job descriptions and interviews to find out candidates by trial-and-error method. Nowadays, it is not uncommon to see job descriptions where HR people would ask all at once programmer, DBA ,analyst profiles...Of course, most of the time they fail and feed the IT labor force with technical people at their image: *unskilled and unaware of it* (after the name of the study posted on F PASCAL dbdebunk).

In fact, IT HR departments are getting poorer in all senses of the word. As a consequence, IT corporate culture is now favoring outsourcing entire HR departments and prefer working with lucrative head hunting agencies that are doing even worse than the latter because motivated by productivity criterias.

HR are a part of the equation that explain the decay of IT industry in general and database industry in general. Received on Fri Mar 21 2008 - 11:31:36 CET

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