Five Threads II: Integrating Non HR Data

On October 24, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Recruiting, which is always the most competitive of the HR silos is already trying to make sense of a world that violates our preconceptions.
 

Five Links: Practical Matters

On October 18, 2013, in Big Data, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week’s links include a number of useful pieces of practical information. What can retailers learn from tracking? How to hire. The realities of the long tail. Why Content Marketing is starting to fail. Getting women into hardware.
 

Handling Data I

On September 25, 2013, in Big Data, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Over the next several weeks, we’re going to look at the problems and opportunities for using data in HR.
 

Five Links: Inno – Outta – Vation

You could decrease the size of the Linkedin database by 20% if you simply banned the word innovation from profiles. The word once reserved for the likes of Thomas Edison is now being bandied about to describe enterprise software rewrites.
 

Outtavation

On September 19, 2013, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, by John Sumser
As often as you can say the word innovation, it doesn’t make these projects about innovation. Innovation is a radical reimaginging or an absolutely new method. Better ways to target me are a disappointing outcome.
 

Big Data: Questions Still Matter Most

Big Data is as hard to imagine as the web was 20 years ago. Big Data is driven by smart tools, cloud architectures, cheap processing, cheap storage, greater access to statistics and information, and the search for new ways to gain productivity.
 

Communication Channels I

In the past six or seven years, the number of usable communications channels exploded. All of a sudden, there are opportunities to communicate where none used to exist.
 

Immodest Disruption

On June 26, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, by John Sumser
The Society for Human Resource Management helps members to cope with the onslaught of social media as well as imagining, forecasting and preparing for the future.
 

Five Links: Everything You Know Is Wrong v5

On June 7, 2013, in HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week, we offer a series of examples of the way that contrarian thinking works. It takes some practice to understand that trying to look at things differently takes a lot of work.
 

I want it all – and then some!

On June 5, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, Jeff Dickey-Chasins, Job Boards, by Jeff Dickey-Chasins
Does the Paradox of Choice apply to Recruiting? A proliferation of technological choices could leave Recruiters in the same old boat.