Top Influencers v 1.79 Carmen Hudson

On August 9, 2011, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Influence is not necessarily a popularity contest. Our culture has its fair share of shallow, well meaning people who are well liked. And, there is little reason to overlook the dramatic impact that charisma, good looks and the spotlight have on decision making. In some ways, popularity matters terribly. In others, it’s an irritant at […]

HR is Essential to Implement New Ways to Work

On August 8, 2011, in HRExaminer, by Jim Creighton
This is a guest post from Jim Creighton. Jim is Co-Director/Partner in the New Ways of Working Network, and is President of Creighton & Creighton, Inc., a consulting firm. Creighton holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the International Institute for Advanced Study. He is the author of six books, including CyberMeeting: How to Link People […]

Solving the Jobs Problem the Wrong Way

On August 5, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Susan Strayer LaMotte, by Susan LaMotte
Susan Strayer joins the Editorial Advisory Board Today. Here’s her first piece. – JS From career coaching to recruiting strategy to social media, Susan has experience with in-house corporate HR and recruiting leadership roles, as a Fortune 500 consultant, and as a career and brand coach. She’s held positions with companies such as Marriott, The […]

LinkUp Home Run

On August 5, 2011, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
It doesn’t get much better than this. Yesterday, LinkUp (a Minnesota based job aggregator) forecast the improved jobs report that moved the US stock market this morning. Here’s their press release. Job search engine released its 60-day job forecast today based on nearly 1,000,000 job openings indexed each month from over 20,000 company websites. Based […]

Roger McNamee On The Future of Music.

On July 31, 2011, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Roger McNamee is an amazing combination of working musician and venture capitalist. He was an early Facebook investor. This is the text of a speech he gave to the National Association of Recording Merchandisers. It’s worth taking a moment to read the speech. McNamee lays out a view of the world to come. In that world, […]

HRExaminer v2.30

On July 29, 2011, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board Member Rusty Rueff ponders the rise in recent employee satisfaction numbers and what it means to today’s HR Leaders.
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On July 28, 2011, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Google+ happened along just as I began to realize the potential of collaborative conversation. It turns out that having good questions trumps having good answers every day of the week. So, I’m trying to figure out a new way of thinking and communicating. Google plus is the excuse.


On July 27, 2011, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, More2Know, by John Sumser
All of the sourcing and record keeping programs in the world can’t begin to compensate for a recruiting process that treats potential candidates as objects.

Employee Satisfaction Rises: Is it Real?

On July 26, 2011, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Rusty Rueff, by Rusty Rueff
In the recent Glassdoor Quarterly Employment Confidence Survey, job satisfaction was ironically up while pessimism about the employment market was also increasing. How do we explain this rise and what does it mean to today’s HR Leaders? Content Now on

On July 25, 2011, in HRExaminer, John Sumser,, by John Sumser
All of my previous work on published over 2008 and 2009 is now available here on HRExaminer. You can see the full archive of my work from by clicking here. Posts are shown in typical reverse chronological order. Of course, you may find it easier to search our entire archive or browse articles […]