091207 Jobvite

On December 7, 2009, in HRExaminer, Reviews, by John Sumser
Jobvite There are a ton of companies moving into the use of social media for recruiting. None are as advanced and focused as Jobvite. The Burlingame, CA startup, is the industry leader in the development of innovation and functionality in Social Recruiting. The company began its life as a referral driven Applicant Tracking System. As […]

091203 In The Know v1.04

On December 3, 2009, in HRExaminer, The Go/The-Know, by John Sumser
091203 In The Know: Five Useful Links Discussions with our Research Members: Five Topics to Watch for 2010 Josh Bersin’s membership roundtable suggests the following issues will be top of mind in 2010 Diversity as a talent management strategy. Leadership assessment as core to the leadership strategy. Expanding career development beyond promotion. Focus on the HR generalists and field training […]

091130 Tungle

On November 30, 2009, in HRExaminer, Reviews, by John Sumser
Tungle For the past six months, I’ve been using Tungle to schedule and coordinate meetings. The logistics associated with trying to work out schedule details are a time sink. It’s hard, when you do things manually, to guarantee that everyone ends up on the same page. Tungle works well as either a plugin for Outlook […]

091123 Evernote

On November 23, 2009, in HRExaminer, Reviews, by John Sumser
Evernote About 90 days ago, Mike Mayeux (at Novotus) suggested that I give Evernote a try. Imagine a filing cabinet into which you can fling tagged materials and then retrieve them when necessary. That’s Evernote. The information that I deal with comes in two basic varieties: material I’ve created and stuff I get from other […]

091120 On The Go v1.03

On November 20, 2009, in HRExaminer, The Go/The-Know, by John Sumser
Sector entrepreneur Auren Hoffman publishes some of the most coherent stuff of any startup leader anywhere. This week, he takes a look at A-players. His suggestion is that if you want to attract them, you need to get rid of some of your rules. Where B and C players need to be told what to […]

091116 Tweetajob

On November 16, 2009, in HRExaminer, Reviews, by John Sumser
Tweetajob Tweetajob is a signal about our future. The simple, intuitive job-tweeting solution does a very few things very well. It’s not feature laden. It’s not all thing to all people. It posts jobs to twitter. It collects a little data. It can generate Google listings and SEO. If you want, you can brand it. […]

Key Influencers: Observable Trends

On November 12, 2009, in HRExaminer, Movers/Shakers, by John Sumser
By John Sumser Here are a few of the things I’m discovering as I interview people for the Key Influencers project. I’ve recently crossed the 180 interview threshold. The unconfirmed word on the street is that in the Fortune 500, 130 of the Chief HR Officers (or whatever you call the person with that title) are alumni […]

091112 On The Go v1.02

On November 12, 2009, in HRExaminer, The Go/The-Know, by John Sumser
On The Go v1.02 Pepsico produces amazing HR execs with a bottom line business focus. Alan Collins, one of the alumni, just published HR Rules: 21 Secrets for Attaining Awesome Career Success in Human Resources on Amazon. See what the fuss is about at UnwrittenRules.com. He’s using the book to fuel new site SuccessInHR.com In the lodging […]

091109 Avature

On November 9, 2009, in HRExaminer, Reviews, by John Sumser
Avature. The world is changing fast. Technology, smart, cheap coding, seasoned business people and the burning desire to change the game are driving innovation even as the economy sputters. Avature, a new entrant to the Recruiting Market is turning heads with its innovative approaches to enterprise software problems. “I hear a lot of enterprise software […]

091105 On The Go v1.01

On November 5, 2009, in HRExaminer, The Go/The-Know, by John Sumser
On The Go v1.01 Jason Averbrook from Knowledge Infusion let us know about the KI Philanthropy Project. Colleagues, customers, partners and friends will be taking part in the Big Sure Half Marathon. You can sponsor them here. The Money goes to Toys For Tots. Laurie Ruettimann and Sarah White are launching a new offering called Clueless@Love. By […]