Forecasts (2 of 3)

On March 7, 2012, in Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
As the courts try to navigate five year old data questions, marketing firms and data collection operations will move out light years ahead of their ability to maneuver. Privacy will become a huge consumer issue that can not be readily addressed by either legislation or enforcement.
 

Forecasts (Part 1 of 3)

On March 6, 2012, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
As data overwhelms everything in its path, it will become the defining element in the evolution of HR and Recruiting. Organizations, drowning in the avalanche of data about people and their performance, will increasingly look to HR to figure out the meaning and performance relevance of all that data.
 

On Gender Balance in HR

On March 1, 2012, in HR Scoop, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
“HREOnline: The HRxAnalysts finding that HR has become vastly female-dominated doesn’t seem to surprise people, but it has been sparking lots of conversations, hasn’t it?”
 

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)”
 

Bulletproof Talent

On February 6, 2012, in HR Scoop, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Reviews, by John Sumser
Here’s a phrase you don’t hear me utter frequently. Refreshing Approach To HR. Jason Lauritsen and Cy Wakeman are building a company that is focused on business outcomes, not internal HR Metrics. They are killing sacred cows while reestablishing common sense.
 

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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Another Look at Influence

On January 10, 2012, in HR Influencers, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
The last time we published a list of influencers was in August, 2011. In the intervening five months, there has been an explosion of services that measure and evaluate an individual’s influence online.
 

Defining Influence 2012

On January 2, 2012, in HR Influencers, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Defining influence is a class A Philosophy project. There are nuances upon nuances. Influence is one of those ideas that describes situational dynamics.