090313 Map Links

On March 13, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Immerse yourself in the data. You’ll get used to the overload and overwhelm. There’s clarity on the other side.” Social Explorer This amazing site creates detailed maps from census data. It’s a fantastic tool for figuring out the geographic location of talent pools.  There are also easy to use reports. Here […]
 

090312 Reinvention Links

On March 12, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Invent your future. Take the long view.” Work On Stuff That Matters Tim O’Reilly keynote…45 minutes of video. Work on something that matters more than money to you – Know what you want to accomplish Create more value than you capture – Not how to capture more for yourself, how to […]
 

090312 Living Dream Links

On March 12, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
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Here Comes The Train

On March 11, 2009, in All, Daily News, Futures, Industry Analysis, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Here Comes The Train (Again) (March 12, 2009) First of all, there are two very recent pieces that you need to read to stay on top of the global conversation about HR: Memo to CFOs: Don’t Trust HR (by Richard Beatty from Rutgers University in CFO Magazine) CFOs Should Trust HR, But Do Have Reasons […]
 

090311 HR Women Links

On March 11, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Role transformation. Radically decentralized communications change things right where you live.” Penelope Trunk’s Notes The Brazen Careerist in a more personal and comprehensive light. Penelope is creating new things everywhere she turns. If you’re thinking about the public persona /private person question, read Penelope’s notes. She’s a category buster. Hear the […]
 

090310.1 Tent City Links

On March 10, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “The old fashioned media is going out of business because they didn’t do their job. They still aren’t doing it. ‘Tent cities’ of homeless on the rise across the US The UK’s Guardian on the broad emergence of tent cities for the homeless across the US. The Daily Mail is also […]
 

090310 Newsy Links

On March 10, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For  The Day: “HR is nothing less than civil rights and human rights.” If you think that’s nuts, you’ll enjoy today’s article: Accuracy and Trust.  If you think it’s smart, you might like the article anyway. Facebook: no longer a walled garden? Is Facebook going to evolve into a real platform and let the […]
 

Accuracy and Trust

It’s really easy to believe that the president of SHRM could be out of touch enough to think that it’s okay to say “HR is nothing less than civil rights and human rights.” HR people are that out of touch with their organizations. They see no conflict between having an external political agenda and ‘having a seat at the strategy table’. Which flavor of human and civil rights do you suppose HR stands for? Are they for or against the human and civil rights of the unborn? Is HR really supposed to be the PC police, extending and policing rights? Are they really supposed to be an organizations arbiter of politics beyond the law?
 

090309 Newspaper Links

On March 9, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “”In economics there is no free lunch. We are going to attempt to have a lunch that to some extent we’re going to pay for later.” –Warren Buffet on the for sale online level of inflation that will be a part of the recovery Why I Sued Google (and Won) Part […]
 

090306 Transformation Links

On March 6, 2009, in All, Daily Links, Job Boards, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: The society is more bankrupt than the financial system. What battered newsrooms can learn from Stewart’s CNBC takedown1) Great research trumps good access to the powerful 2) The American public is mad as hell right now, so why isn’t the mainstream media? 3) Tear down this wall…of pretending that the media itself isn’t […]