090112 Social Links

On January 11, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: ““We’re having a word wide going out of business sale.” It’s that serious. Clearance sale time. Everything must go.” – Dave Winer Facebook Prepares To Launch FriendFeed “Like” Feature Consolidating platforms into single communications channels is trend number 2 right after defriending. “Something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear.” […]
 

090109 Forecasts and Defriending Links

On January 8, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Hindsight is 50/50″ Recruiting Predictions for 2009 Wavy Davy Manaster (check out his picture) offers some predictions. Most of them reflect economic uncertainties. We’ll add 1) Explosion in the adoption of RPOs; 2) Price wars in the job boards; 3) Reductions in sourcers (the technique solves a shortage not a surplus); […]
 

090107 Layoffs and Listings Links

On January 7, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “The best website is the one you leave the fastest. Outbound links make for loyal audiences. (Sumser’s Paradox) “ Why I Love Twitter Tim O’Reilly’s job is “redistributing the future”. He uses twitter to do that. Facebook firing sparks ethics debate Are you fired if you don’t open your Facebook Inbox? […]
 

090107 Newspapers RIP

On January 7, 2009, in All, Futures, Industry Analysis, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
(January 7, 2009) So, here it comes. Print media are about to collapse. Guess whose fault it is? It’s raining articles about the impending failure of major press institutions. If the New York Times dies, does the news die? in the Industry Standard End Times in the Atlantic Monthly How the Newspapers Tried to Invent […]
 

090106 Newspaper – New Media Links

On January 6, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Twitter is a River. The most notable characteristics are depth, flow, temperature, difficulty (rapids). The tributaries are particularly visible. “ How to Change Your Twitter User Name Your name on Twitter is your brand. It’s very important that you have the right user name. When I initially set mine up (johsumser), […]
 

090102 Starting 2009 (Rev 1)

On January 2, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
 Thought For The Day: “Transparency means authentic communication, warts and all. “ Working At AppleSend this to your friends. It is the single best example of a powerful employee testimonial ever. This is what employment branding is supposed to be like. (From the Guardian) CrowdSourced2009 PredictionsThe Silicon Valley Financial Community gives 2009 Forecasts in seven […]
 

081231 Year End Links

On December 30, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "For your "to don’t" list: Never say at a job interview: ‘Can I have my resume back? It’s my only copy.’ " Most Media To Suffer Retrenchment in 2009Advertising slump will b broad based and will accelerate the decline of already weakened properties. Institution with the ability to actively experiment will […]
 

081230 Marenated Media Links

On December 29, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "If leather shrinks when wet, how big were the cows before it started to rain?" @mkapor Your Guide to Alternative Business Models for NewspapersThis piece is a part of a larger offering by PBS called MediaShift. While it purports to be a survey of business models (and, it IS the best […]
 

081230 Decision Toolbox (Recruitment Process Outsourcing)

On December 29, 2008, in All, Industry Analysis, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Decision Toolbox (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) (Dec 30, 2008) Starting a business is not for the faint of heart. That’s one of the things that really separates internal recruiters (staff recruiters) from the people who lead small staffing firms. When you start a business, you expose yourself to the furies of nature. It’s the sort of […]
 

081229 Social Links (Dec 29, 2008)

On December 29, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "Many people say nothing. Few of them are quiet about it." Will Work for Praise: The Web’s Free-Labor Economy"User generated content" is the key to riches. At some point, the free labor pool just might wise up.   On Twitter, Followers Aren’t Really FriendsSilicon Valley is a tiny, self absorbed place. This […]
 
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