090220 Tech Industry Links

Topics: All, Daily Links, Job Boards, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “HR People are Nomadic” – Heard on The  Recruiting Animal Show The Apple Mafia Corporate culture can shape much more than the insides of the company.  A look at Apple influence and the culture of other Silicon Valley giants. ShareThis is the next big data platform “If the current iteration of […]
 

090219 Links We Like

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Thought For The Day: “We have some really big problems facing us. Let’s apply our talent to solving them. – –Work on Something that Matters More than Money – –Create More Value Than You Capture – –Take the Long View” – Tim O’Reilly Job Boarders A gathering place for people involved with job boards Mjob […]
 

090218 Missing Links

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Thought For The Day: Sometimes, the business problem is a shortage of routine. Amazon’s Long Play This thoughtful analysis of Amazon’s big picture media strategy suggests that we’ve just begun to glimpse the future. I wonder whether we have any analysts who are this insightful in the HR/HCM/Recruiting industry. My Tee Oh See The playing […]
 

090217 Current Links

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Thought For The Day: Whether a business should be run for short or long term returns is a question of values. Amish Not The Only Luddites In Pennsylvania PA school district looks to ban all gadgets. Here’s the proposed legislation: “The possession by students of telephone paging devices, commonly referred to as beepers, cellular telephones […]
 

090216 Meltdown Links

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Thought For The Day: …successful cities, unlike biological organisms, actually get faster as they grow. In order to grow bigger and overcome diseconomies of scale like congestion and rising housing and business costs, cities must become more efficient, innovative, and productive. –Richard Florida Finding a Job With Twitter Sensible advice for an emerging new channel. […]
 

090212 Future Tech Links

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Thought For The Day: “We have to move very fast to even stand still. ” ~~John F. Kennedy Smartphone Apps Great for Marketing, Bad for Social Skills Leave it to parents. Whatever kids start playing with is never, ever good enough. Now that video games have reached deep market penetration (and, if you notice Spore, […]
 

Why Twitter is Important

Why Twitter is Important: Mapping the social genome. (Feb 12, 2009) Make no mistake. Twitter is the next Google. Not Facebook, not Friend Feed and not a thousand wannabe knockoffs. Just Twitter. Twitter has stopped being “What are you doing?” and started being “look at this!” Sometimes, this is me, this is you or this […]
 

eHire

eHire (Feb 11, 2009) The PR reads: “One United Community. One Powerful Experience. Candidates and recruiters are now able to enjoy a universal networking and career-centric platform that is the technological adhesive for developing trusting relationships, saving valuable time, and advancing rewarding careers.” Huh? Technological adhesive? Super Glue for Jobs? “Can you help me? I […]
 

090210 Useful Links

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Thought For The Day: We even outsource our outsourcing. Facebook In Reality Funny video. David Perry and Kevin Donlin Launch “The Guerrilla Job Search Home Study Course” Let’s root for our homeboys. Rumors of Job Board Death Greatly Exaggerated Much of the carping you hear comes from the people they are replacing. Long Url Please […]
 

Novotus II

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Novotus II (Read Novotus I) (Feb 10, 2009) Mike Mayeux is one of those guys whose genius is simplification. He’s a big bear with a humble approach. Jimmy Stewart would be proud of the clear spoken ideas that populate Novotus‘ values. Patiently learning through constant experimentation with tiny tweaks, Mayeux assembled a team of master […]