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 […]
 

080922 Recruitfest

On September 22, 2008, in All, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Online Community, Recruiting Wisdom, by John Sumser
I spent the end of last week in Toronto at Recruitfest. A one (plus) day get together for members of the recruiting industry, the conference was designed as a networking event. Jason Davis’ brainchild, Recruitfest tackled 1. The day started at a reasonable time. Every industry event I have ever been to makes a point […]
 

080902 Bozo Filter

On September 2, 2008, in All, Daily News, Futures, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Online Community, Recruiting Wisdom, by John Sumser
(September 02, 2008) Good conversations have give and take. It’s hard to do that when there’s a lot of shouting. It’s hard to do that when manners get left at the door. “An ad hominem argument consists of replying to an argument or factual claim by attacking or appealing to a characteristic or belief of […]
 

080822 Idealization

On August 22, 2008, in All, Daily News, Futures, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Wisdom, by John Sumser
(August 22, 2008) Every morning, I take a five mile walk around the perimeter of Schollenberger Park. It’s a wetlands area with 200