Five Links: New Management

The way we work and the way we manage are both changing in front of our eyes. The only way to avoid seeing it is to squint. Here are some snapshots from the front lines.

Five Links: The Unevenly Distributed Future

Each one of these articles should cause you to scratch your head. The world is changing fast and these ideas are at the forefront of the change. How the outside sees your labor practices, man-machine integration, democratic big data, brain drain is good, build a utility with your brand. Enjoy.

Five Links: Roundup

This week’s five are a smattering of managerial insight, a whiff of demographics, a bit of freeware, a look at language, a tutorial and a bonus list of rules.

Five LinkedIn Links

LinkedIn are on a tear. The stock price is propping up the notion that Silicon Valley IPOs are still a good idea. The company is releasing a torrent of new features and functionality. It’s hard to find a coherent critique in the flow of commentary.

Social Media Policy Resources

The links assembled here on social media policy will help you understand the latest and most important areas of using social media in your hiring process.

Five Links: Big Data, War for Talent

Topics: Daily Links, Futures, John Sumser, by John Sumser
How Google Builds Its Maps – And What it Means for the Future of Everything. Read this to undestand what your big data future looks like. The secret isn’t information savvy, it’s being willing to commit actual human beings to massage the data.

Five Links 120921

13 Tech Trends to Adopt Before Year’s End A panel of young entrepreneurs recommends that you pay attention to these 13 areas. It’s worth a scan as a reminder of the changes that you are immersed in. Mobile Recruitment: Morning Mind Control From the UK’s Felix Wetzel comes the first intelligent piece of writing on […]

091125 5 Must Reads

Topics: Daily Links, Futures, John Sumser, by John Sumser
091125 5 Must Reads Why Employment Lags in A Recovery Employers want to make sure that the recovery is real. Even in the harshest circumstances, key employees weren’t let go in spite of the lack of work so there’s unused capacity available (labor hoarding). During the downturn, employers focus on adding productivity improvements and reorganizing […]

091119 Social Recruiting Summit Video

Topics: Daily Links, Futures, John Sumser,, by John Sumser
A short snippet of the actual presentation at the Social Recruiting Summity in NYC. Social Recruiting Technology Adoption Curve by ernestvlog

091119 Five Must Reads

091118 Five Must Reads Wanted Engineering Supply-Demand Hot Spots The data is a little stiff (no one really works some where called the San Francisco – Oakland – Fremont Metropolitan Statistical Area but tons of people commute to the individual cities). But, the idea is in the right place and this is a move forward. […]