Mobile Recruiting: Defining Your Goals (5 of 6)

On May 17, 2012, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Mobile Technology, by John Sumser
It is inevitable that this new medium will transform your enterprise just like earlier mass media. Deciding to get on board is a question of when, not whether.
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Building a Mobile Strategy (4 of 6)

On May 16, 2012, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Mobile Technology, by John Sumser
The degree of fervor you apply to rolling out the change process should take a number of things into account. The right approach for your team and your organization is probably not a cookie cutter version of someone else’s project.
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Mobile Recruiting: What’s Up? (3 of 6)

On May 15, 2012, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Mobile Technology, by John Sumser
Heavy investment in Employment Brand is destroyed when a candidate leaves the well designed company website and heads into the ATS ghetto.  Attempts  to paint the company in a positive light are sabotaged by clumsy search results and ineffective process integration.
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Mobile Stats (2 of 6)

On May 14, 2012, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
While these numbers describe an increasingly mobile planet, they say little about the risks, opportunities and rewards associated with taking recruiting mobile. Evangelists offer heavy breathing and lots of arm waving. But, to date there are no role models or success stories in the world of mobile recruiting.
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Mobile Recruiting: Prelude

On May 13, 2012, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
A mobile device is not an inferior younger sibling of the Internet. It is a media platform in and of itself. Much as the media types that preceded it, mobile technology transforms everything it touches. Mobile technology reduces friction, shifts time and modifies location.
 

War for Talent

Like a Beatles Renaissance, the War For Talent is Back (for Real) Bruce Steinberg is the labor economist who is most focused on staffing issues. If you’re not subscribed to his monthly newsletter about the Employment Situation, now’s the time to sign up. Bruce’s crisp analysis helps see the national underpinnings of the recruiting problems […]
 

Social Media Driven Referrals

On May 2, 2012, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
When I vouch for your ability to do a job as both a favor to you and a favor from the hiring manager, each of the three of us are bound into a relationship that depends on the others for success.
 

Big Data Isn’t Analytics

On April 30, 2012, in Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Monitoring, in the form of process control charts, spreadsheet generated graphics and staff meeting gotcha reports, was the way an enlightened executive ran his business. Progress was a matter of making the line move up and to the right. Cost cutting involved moving it down and to the right.
 

Disruption is a Process

On April 24, 2012, in HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Today, we’re publishing the first in a series of free white papers about the various forms of disruption that are entering the HR and HRTechnology industries. Disruption undermines the existing ways of doing business by providing a faster, lower cost, higher quality alternative.
 

Where’s The Attraction?

On April 23, 2012, in Employment Branding, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Advertising is much more about attraction, through increasing brand awareness. Advertising takes time and focus. It operates on different rhythms than the direct approach. It is friendlier with a relaxed pace.