Your Friends Are Not A Network 4

On September 12, 2011, in Five Scenarios, Futures, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
You probably don’t know someone who can get you a job. Most of the people you know won’t be a good fit at your company either. That doesn’t sound much like the land of milk and honey described by the proponents of social media as a recruiting and job hunting tool.
 

Your Friends Are Not A Network 2

On September 8, 2011, in Five Scenarios, Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Collaboration is nearly always championed by people who want to be in charge of stuff. This year, I took a series of experimental classes with a number of geniuses in educational technology and reform. Their ardent belief in the collaborative god initially gave me the willies. I soldiered on, but did I change my mind?
 

Your Friends Are Not A Network 1

On September 7, 2011, in Five Scenarios, Futures, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Last week, I went to Dreamforce, It's Salesforce.com's annual gathering of the clan. It was intense and the opposite of most HR conferences. My personal epiphany came as I was browsing the Dreamforce Bookstore. Everyone has begun to sound the same. There, at Dreamforce, I realized that we're on the verge of a future that is nothing like our view of it.
 

The Weekly HRExaminer v1.15

The Top 25 Debate | Feature Our feature this week takes on the contentious issue of the effect of online influence. Recently we published our list of the Top 25 Influencers in Talent Management and it generated its share of controversy. The measurement and assessment of influence is in its very earliest stages. Much of […]
 

Five Scenarios: X Presentation Recap

On March 25, 2010, in Five Scenarios, by John Sumser
Five Scenarios: X Presentation Recap Disruption is what happens when someone figures out a new way to arrive at the conclusion you get to the old way. In pure technical environments, disruption happens when a cheaper, divergent technology replaces a standard. Generally speaking, the new way replaces the old quickly. The dominant players of the […]
 

The Weekly HRExaminer v1.10

On March 12, 2010, in Five Scenarios, HRExaminer, More2Know, Movers/Shakers, Reviews, The Go/The-Know, Weekly, by John Sumser
March 12, 2010 HRExaminer v1.10 Spring ERE Expo: Enjoying John’s Five scenarios series? Come discuss the future at ERE on March 17, 2010 at 3:15PM in Recruiting Disruption. Gautam Ghosh | Feature In 2002 there were not many people talking about blogging, but that’s just what Gautam Ghosh was doing while trying to build career […]

Five Scenarios: IX Opportunities

On March 11, 2010, in Five Scenarios, by John Sumser
Five Scenarios: IX Opportunities I’m looking forward to the conversation in San Diego at ERE. (There’s still time to register if you hurry). With any luck, we’ll do something really interesting. I hope that the articles to date will provide a framework for discussion and brainstorming. The session is at 3:15 on Wednesday the 17th. […]
 

The Weekly HRExaminer v1.09

On March 5, 2010, in Five Scenarios, HRExaminer, Movers/Shakers, Reviews, Weekly, by John Sumser
March 5, 2010 HRExaminer v1.09 Spring ERE Expo: Enjoying John’s Five scenarios series?  Come discuss the future at ERE on March 17, 2010 at 3:15PM in Recruiting Disruption. Five Scenarios For The Future Of Recruiting VIII: Games | Feature Would you like to play a game? Many adults laugh at the thought /component/page,shop.product_details/category_id,6/flypage,flypage.tpl/product_id,59/option,com_virtuemart/Itemid,44/vmcchk,1/”>buying but we […]

Five Scenarios for the Future of Recruiting: VIII The Games

On March 4, 2010, in Five Scenarios, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Five Scenarios for the Future of Recruiting: VIII The Games Up at 6am. 15 points. Hit the snoozebar once. Minus 5 points. Brush your teeth for three full minutes. 50 Points (with a bonus from the toothpaste maker). Right sized healthy breakfast. 25 points. Arrive at work on time. 25 points. Attend all meetings on […]
 

The Weekly HRExaminer v1.08

On February 26, 2010, in Five Scenarios, HRExaminer, More2Know, Movers/Shakers, Reviews, The Go/The-Know, Weekly, by John Sumser
February 26, 2010 HRExaminer v1.08 Last Chance to win an iPad! Reminder: Enter our Blank Slate Challenge to win an Apple iPad – submission deadline Feb 28, 2010 Five Scenarios For The Future Of Recruiting: VII. The Pandemic There are nice scenarios of the future and bleak ones. Both serve a purpose in determining what […]