081105 Recruiting Strategy 4: Starting Point

On November 5, 2008, in All, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Strategy, by John Sumser
Strategy 4: The Starting Point (November 05, 2008) Every good strategy begins with an operational assessment or inventory. The idea is to clearly define the baseline from which you intend to depart. It’s one of those exercises that tests the mettle of those involved. Retail businesses run inventories every year. You see the windows shuttered […]
 

081104 Recruiting Strategy 3

On November 4, 2008, in All, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Strategy, by John Sumser
Recruiting Strategy 3 (Nov 04, 2008) Whether conscious or not, all organizations have a Recruiting Strategy. (This notion is akin to the idea that all organizations have performance reviews whether formal or not.) In other words, one way of thinking about Recruiting Strategy is that it is the organization’s consistent pattern over time. Company X […]
 

081031 Recruiting Strategy 2

On October 31, 2008, in All, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Strategy, by John Sumser
Recruiting Strategy 2 (Oct 31, 2008) Recruiting is chartered with "finding the right
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081030 Recruiting Strategy 1

On October 30, 2008, in All, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Strategy, by John Sumser
Recruiting Strategy 1 (Oct 30, 2008) The word sure gets kicked around. "Recruiting ‘should’ be a strategic partner in the enterprise." Most of the current array of ideas about Recruiting Strategy are self referential and make really bad assumptions about the role of the Recruiting Organization, the structure of the workforce, the desired end state. […]
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081029 Strategy or Toys

On October 29, 2008, in All, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Strategy, Recruiting Wisdom, by John Sumser
(Oct 29, 2008) If you haven’t had a chance, tune into the ERE conference. The page at ere.net is featuring live material from this week’s conference. With an emphasis on outreach and interaction, things are shifting at ERE. David Manaster continues to set a high standard for the relevancy of national conferences. The first panel […]