091106 Recruiting Strategy 5: Organizational Self-Examination

On November 6, 2008, in All, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Strategy, by John Sumser
Recruiting Strategy 5: Organizational Self-Examination (Nov 06, 2008) Collecting, assessing and visualizing the information from within your organization is just the very beginning. Often this data rollup becomes such an exercise that it is barely complete by the time that the visioning thing begins. A pile of data in pretty graphs does not necessarily equate […]
 

081106 Daily Links (Nov 6, 2008)

On November 5, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "The traditional solution for a recession is to print more money" When recruiters lose their credibilityYep, he did lose his mojo and yep it is surely back. “Can we just dispense with the flowery horsespit and go right to
 

081105 Recruiting Strategy 4: Starting Point

On November 5, 2008, in All, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Strategy, by John Sumser
Strategy 4: The Starting Point (November 05, 2008) Every good strategy begins with an operational assessment or inventory. The idea is to clearly define the baseline from which you intend to depart. It’s one of those exercises that tests the mettle of those involved. Retail businesses run inventories every year. You see the windows shuttered […]
 

081105 Daily Links (Nov 05, 2008)

On November 5, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For the Day: A niche is a survival strategy designed to avoid competition Here’s a great interview Fake Calls gives iPhone users an excuse to leave awkward situations If you can’t figure out how to say “I’ve gotta go,” this tool will call you at a predetermined time. Then, you can say “I gotta […]
 

081104 Recruiting Strategy 3

On November 4, 2008, in All, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Strategy, by John Sumser
Recruiting Strategy 3 (Nov 04, 2008) Whether conscious or not, all organizations have a Recruiting Strategy. (This notion is akin to the idea that all organizations have performance reviews whether formal or not.) In other words, one way of thinking about Recruiting Strategy is that it is the organization’s consistent pattern over time. Company X […]
 

081104 Daily Links (Nov 4, 2008)

On November 4, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "Europeans generally go out to be with company, stay home to be alone. North Americans go out to be alone, stay home with company or go online to be social."
 

081031 Recruiting Strategy 2

On October 31, 2008, in All, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Strategy, by John Sumser
Recruiting Strategy 2 (Oct 31, 2008) Recruiting is chartered with "finding the right
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081031 Daily Links (Oct 31, 2008)

On October 30, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "Why" is the question that matters. It precedes "How". Top
 

081030 Recruiting Strategy 1

On October 30, 2008, in All, Industry Analysis, JohnSumser.com, Recruiting Strategy, by John Sumser
Recruiting Strategy 1 (Oct 30, 2008) The word sure gets kicked around. "Recruiting ‘should’ be a strategic partner in the enterprise." Most of the current array of ideas about Recruiting Strategy are self referential and make really bad assumptions about the role of the Recruiting Organization, the structure of the workforce, the desired end state. […]
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081030 Daily Links (Oct 30, 2008)

On October 30, 2008, in All, Daily Links, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: What you assume makes an ass out of u and me. The Jobwire Keeping Abreast of People Changes In The Tech Scene 23 Things: Learn and Play The Columbus Library is working to make its team Web 2.0 literate. (It’s a strategic necessity for a library). It brings real joy to […]