Setting the Stage

On February 28, 2012, in HR Scoop, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
For the most part, the vast majority of Social Recruiting and HR products and services are just new paint on an old caboose. There is little, if any, real innovation in the fundamental processes and procedures of HR and Recruiting.
 

The Social Technologies

On February 27, 2012, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Social Recruiting, Social Software, by John Sumser
The core technologies are gathered together to solve a specific business problem just like flour, sugar, salt and eggs are assembled to make a cake. In this article, the raw technologies are those found in consumer settings.
 

HRExaminer v3.07

Do you recall the story of the blind wisemen and the elephant? It’s a great explanation of how the same thing can look very different depending on your perspective. So it goes with your employment brand.
 

The re.vu Review – visual infographic style resumes

On February 16, 2012, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Reviews, by John Sumser
That’s the problem with the emerging crop of visual resumes: they take longer to digest, they drive costs up. Will job hunters love them? Undoubtedly.
 

Social Media in HR and Recruiting

On February 15, 2012, in HR Technology, HR Trends, Industry Analysis, Social Recruiting, by John Sumser
Whether or not social media and technology provides sourcing value, it will be the competition from now on.
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Sumser says TRU London HR event is a ‘must’

On February 13, 2012, in Daily News, HR Influencers, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
There are not that many must see HR events on the global stage. TRU London is one. The TRU London gathering is a learning swarm. People interested in Recruiting from all over the globe descend on a small hotel in London’s Indian neighborhood.
 

Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI

On February 9, 2012, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Influencers, HR Technology, HR Trends, Jay Cross, by Jay Cross
“…like Pontiacs and Oldsmobiles, old-school ROI’s day in the sun is waning. In an environment of continuous flow and interaction, there’s a need to consider an emerging metric: return on investment in interaction (ROII)”
 

Top 100 Influencers v 1.83 Lars Schmidt

On January 26, 2012, in HR Influencers, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
In conversation, Lars seems to have a built in reminder. Somewhere, in the back of his brain, a little alarm goes off. "Say it now. Say it now." Then, as if you’ve never heard him say it before,

"Never let what might go wrong get in the way of what could go right."

 

Helping Veterans Make The Transition to Civilian Jobs

On January 24, 2012, in HR Scoop, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Reviews, by John Sumser
The unemployment rate for vets is bad and getting worse. “Fair or not, eight years in the Army is viewed by some employers as eight years without private-sector skills and experience,” says Business Week.
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Big Data and HRTech

On January 17, 2012, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Right around the corner, hoping to be embedded in the various smart phones and tablets are a universe of sensors that will blow the lid off of HR as we know it.
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