080509 Daily Links

On May 9, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Debating the Taleo Vurv Merger Does consolidation at the high end of the business matter? Tips For Dealing With
 

New Day (or Is That Nude Day?)

On May 9, 2008, in All, Industry Analysis, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
The signs are auspicious. Monster, long the sole provider of industry leadership, turns away from the industry. HotJobs flounders in the midst of employee evacuations caused by merger talk. CareerBuilder, the best blue collar job board becomes the highest trafficked employment destination. Talent Management, a broadly integrated approach to human capital acquisition and deployment, takes […]
 

080508 Daily Links

On May 8, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
The Collision of Marketing and Technology Mark Willaman meets Bill Vick The
 

Mayday. I’m Trapped In Mansfield, Ohio

On May 8, 2008, in All, Generational Demographics, Industry Analysis, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Mayday, Mayday. I am writing at a small table in a Kroger’s in Mansfield, Ohio. My last day in the state (following the Cleveland Recruiting Roadshow). It’s an odd experience, different from anything I’ve seen on the coasts. Kroger’s, an old line grocery chain, is clearly updating itself. More Walmart like than you could imagine, […]
 

080507 Daily Links

On May 8, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Can SlideShare make PowerPoint sharing interesting? Breaking:
 

Relationships.3

On May 8, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
It’s better when you hire people you know. It’s better when you’ve had the time to evolve a relationship so that you understand the potential and
 

080506 Daily Links

On May 6, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Paul DeBettinges on the Ning Blog  Our local boy gets some well deserved attention. Facebook
 

Relationships.2

On May 6, 2008, in All, Industry Analysis, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Job postings don’t work very well in certain markets. For instance, seasoned working investment brokers with formal certification simply don’t cruise the job boards.
 

080505 Daily Links

On May 5, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Some Powerpoints (Thanks, Ami) Colin Powell On Recruiting Millennials
 

Relationships.1

On May 5, 2008, in All, Industry Analysis, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
“You can’t pick up where you left off.” So spoke a frustrated recruiter on the phone late last evening. In Metro New York, job ads are starting to produce fewer and fewer results. When the pipeline breaks, companies scramble to hire contract recruiters. False bravado fills the halls as CEOs assume that they know how […]