MyPhilter for LinkedIn

On August 23, 2011, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
MyPhilter delivers an obvious (and missing) chunk of simple LinkedIn functionality. A user can organize LinkedIn contacts into categories for further consideration. A simple process loads the data. MyPhilter tracks the categories. (You can have up to five custom categories.) MyPhilter makes LinkedIn a lot more useful if you’re actually using LinkedIn to recruit or find a job.
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One Stop Apply

On July 25, 2011, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Job Boards, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week LinkedIn unveiled their new one stop apply button. For the simple addition of 8 lines of code, any employer can facilitate the use of a single, universal application. Is their move heralded, shortsighted or something else?
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091201 1999 Recruiting Strategy

On December 1, 2009, in Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Here’s a presentation from late 1998 on Recruiting Strategy. This was in the early run up to the dot com bubble. It’s an interesting look at what the future looked like a back then. 1999 Recruiting Strategy View more documents from John Sumser.

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. […]

091104 Five Must Reads

091104 Five Must Reads Using Technology To Improve Workforce Collaboration As the workforce changes, there are real questions about how you specify roles and performance when results come from teams. There are wide variations in the productivity of knowledge workers. Here are some points of departure for thinking about the coming world of work. What’s […]

090515 HRTech Links

On May 15, 2009, in All, Daily Links, HR Technology, Job Boards, John Sumser,, by John Sumser
Thought for the Day: A friend of mine said “the new currency is credibility and attention. In order to get attention, you need credibility.” She was right about everything except the credibility part. WSJ Staff Forbidden To Mix Business and Pleasure on Twitter It’s always really, really smart to treat your best talent as if […]


On April 3, 2009, in All, Daily Links, HR Technology, Job Boards, John Sumser,, by John Sumser
HRTech Central (April 03, 2009) I’m putting my resources behind a new offering called HRTechCentral. Tony Karrer, the guy behind the new effort thinks hard and deeply about how people learn, how they consume information, how they interact with blogs and what information they might need. As a leader in the learning end of the […]