The re.vu Review – visual infographic style resumes

Topics: HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
That’s the problem with the emerging crop of visual resumes: they take longer to digest, they drive costs up. Will job hunters love them? Undoubtedly.
 

Bulletproof Talent

Topics: HR Scoop, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
Here’s a phrase you don’t hear me utter frequently. Refreshing Approach To HR. Jason Lauritsen and Cy Wakeman are building a company that is focused on business outcomes, not internal HR Metrics. They are killing sacred cows while reestablishing common sense.
 

Goldfish from MIIAtech

Topics: HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
Goldfish software turbo charges the way that resumes get processed in large databases. Goldfish is an attempt to bring next generation semantic processing to the resume search universe.
 

Glassdoor Inside Connections

Topics: HRExaminer, Job Hunting, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
Glassdoor is the on-line Yelp for companies. Now they’re introducing a Facebook integration called Inside Connections. Glassdoor is the first to provide a comprehensive research environment where results are driven by the users’ social network.
 

Helping Veterans Make The Transition to Civilian Jobs

Topics: HR Scoop, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
The unemployment rate for vets is bad and getting worse. “Fair or not, eight years in the Army is viewed by some employers as eight years without private-sector skills and experience,” says Business Week.
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Microsoft Talent Network

Topics: HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
It’s not a network at all. There is nothing about it that is a network. The fix is easy. Call it Job Alerts. Stop pretending that it’s something that it’s not.
 

Kenexa

Topics: HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
When I headed to Dallas for the Kenexa Analysts’ Summit, my expectations were pretty low. Imagine my surprise when I walked away from last week’s analyst summit with a powerfully positive view of the firm. Here’s why.
 

Big Data vs Key Selection

George Anders: The Rare Find You can see this one coming from a mile away. This weekend, I read George Anders new book, The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else. The book is a tour of exceptional hiring practice by Anders, a Pulitzer Prize winning author. He chronicles the stories, successes and failures […]
 

What Happens in Vegas

Topics: HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
If Bill Kutik were Neil Young, HRTech would be his Bridge School Benefit. The annual conversation marathon, now headed for its fifteenth year, is ground zero for the universe of people who think that technology ought to be at the heart of HR.
 

Moneyball

Topics: HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
Seven years ago, this review appeared in the pages of the Electronic Recruiting News. It’s reprinted in honor of the final arrival of the movie. In the intervening years, some elements of the HR and Recruiting world have paid attention and begun to use metrics to figure out hiring problems. It’s not another exercise in […]