Job Boards Revisited 2

On January 27, 2009, in All, Futures, Industry Analysis, Job Boards, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Job Boards Revisited 2 (Jan 27, 2009) The job boards are often maligned, mismanaged and misunderstood. Several recent tidbits create an opportunity for a review. The December Comscore rankings tell a big story. Monster’s database was hacked again. The questions about the value of job boards are increasingly loud (see here and here) This table […]
 

Job Boards Revisited 1

On January 26, 2009, in All, Daily News, Futures, Industry Analysis, Job Boards, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Job Boards Revisited 1 (Jan 26, 2009) The Monster database was hacked again. According to a variety of sources (here, here and here), Monster.com posted the warning about the breach on Friday morning and does not plan to send e-mails to users about the issue. The same attacks affected the USA.gov job board as well. […]
 

090126 Social Links

On January 26, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “The concept of “the trusted referral” is integral to the success of content sharing on Facebook. We’ve found that it is tremendously more powerful to get a piece of content — an article, a news clip, a video, etc — from a friend, and it makes you much more likely to […]
 

Less is Moore (More or Less)

On January 23, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Now is a time to be circumspect in consumption, gentle in resource requirements and bold in personal action. It’s a time for imagining and living your dreams. It’s not such a good time to drive organizational change.

Instead, HR should be hammering its vendors for cost reductions. Get the same for less money; resist the promises more capability for the same money. In this environment, cash is king and HR must be a part of the effort to find it anywhere it can.

 

090123 Changing Links

On January 23, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “People assume continuity where there is none.” Find + Attract Josh Kahn is building a powerful Recruiting industry resource. Check out the weekly report from the Diigo group. Josh is a part of the core of the industry’s next generation of leaders. Juan Enriquez: What Is A Country? Take a half […]
 

090122 Economy Links

On January 21, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: Jason Davis is 40 today.  Drop by Recruitingblogs.com and Wish him a happy birthday. 5 Reasons to Worry About Google By the end of 2009, Google will be just another evil empire. The beating has begun. Corporate America, Swing Your Ax Wisely Knowing who, where and why to cut is essential […]
 

090121 Learning Links

On January 21, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “The concept of “the trusted referral” is integral to the success of content sharing on Facebook. We’ve found that it is tremendously more powerful to get a piece of content — an article, a news  how it works clip, a video, etc — from a friend, and it makes you much […]
 

Change

On January 20, 2009, in All, Futures, Generational Demographics, Industry Analysis, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
(January 20, 2009) When I was six, I went to the Cedar Lane Elementary School in Vienna, Va. I had no idea that there were children of other colors and nationalities. Immigration was headed to an all time low of 3%. The black kids went to a school called Louise Archer. I didn’t do so […]
 

090120 New Era Links

On January 20, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Muggeridge’s Law is: there is no way that a writer of fiction can compete with real life for its pure absurdity.” The Plot to Kill Google The bloom is off the rose. 2009 will be a “feeding frenzy” as Google draws real competitive fire. The issues will be privacy, content neutrality […]
 

090119 Recruiting Media Links

On January 19, 2009, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “EEO legislation is the foundation of contemporary notions of merit and pay for performance.” We Are Actively Dismantling Your Trusted Marketing Strategies Take five minutes to listen to this. Brian Massey says:  – TV is not an effective way to communicate, video is. – Radio is not an effective way to […]