Thought for the Day: A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him – David Brinkley
LinkedIn For Knowledge Workers Tony Karrer continues to impress. This post contains a cornucopia of resources for use and tactics on LinkedIn. In a former life, Karrer and his company were the technical infrastructure for eHarmony. When he talks about “learning and development”, it’s worth a listen.
LinkedIn Search: What it could be and should be
Glen Cathey is the Boolean BlackBelt. In this piece, he does the sort of product development that only recruiters can do. Because Glen knows about Lucene, the search engine software behind LinkedIn search (as a recruiter of course), he can make key suggestions about functionality. Buried in the piece is a gem: “I also caught William Uranga Tweeting from a LinkedIn customer advisory session last week, so I DM’d him and let him know I had a list of search recommendations and he kindly let me send them to him via email so he could share them during the session at LinkedIn. William wrote a post about his customer advisory session experience at LinkedIn -you can read it here.” There is an amazing community of Recruiters who are helping to bootstrap the next generation of technology.
The Generation Techno Divide The survey found that six in 10 (60 percent) business executives believe they have a right to know how employees portray themselves and their organizations in online social networks.And it found that workers disagree — with 53 percent saying their social-networking pages are not an employer’s concern. This mind-set is especially prevalent among younger workers, with nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of 18 to 34 year olds stating employers have no business monitoring their online activity. via Jim Hollincheck
John Sumser is the founder, principal author and editor-in-chief of the HRExaminer Online Magazine. John explores the people, technology, ideas and careers of senior leaders in Human Resources and Human Capital.
John is the also principal of Two Color Hat where he routinely advises Human Resources, Recruiting Departments and Talent Management teams with product analysis, market segmentation, positioning, strategy and branding guidance.