Time Is All We Have

On April 17, 2012, in HR Trends, HRExaminer, Jay Cross, by Jay Cross
Opportunities abound because the world now moves on ideas instead of things. Value has migrated from tangible assets you could see and touch to intangible assets such as ideas, relationships, patterns and reputation.
 

Is Social Technology Failing HR?

On April 9, 2012, in HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Social Recruiting, Social Software, by John Sumser
We live in a world inhabited by evangelists for whom real adoption of their technologies is not enough. Like the Spanish Inquisition , which insisted on an extremely literal form of obedience, belief and usage isn’t enough. The evangelists demand adherence to an unreachable standard.
 

Opening The Big Data Future of Employment Branding

On March 28, 2012, in Employment Branding, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
On a job by job basis, the Wanted Analytics data can be displayed to show where a particular job is being hired and who the day to day competitors are. With data in hand, in becomes particularly clear that the competition varies by job and location.
 

Forecasts (3 of 3)

On March 8, 2012, in Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
When the VP of HR slot is filled from within the ranks of the department, people with Recruiting backgrounds have the advantage.
 

Forecasts (2 of 3)

On March 7, 2012, in Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, 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, John Sumser, 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, John Sumser, 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, John Sumser, 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, John Sumser, 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)”