091118 Five Must Reads

On November 18, 2009, in Daily News, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
I’m fresh from the Social Recruiting Summit in New York City. It was an extraordinary day with a great lineup and lots of good presentation and conversation. Laurie Reuttimann did a stellar job as MC. My Presentation on The State of Social Recruiting We’re still in the early stages of the adoption of Social Media […]
 

Keys To Influence (redux)

On November 16, 2009, in John Sumser, Movers/Shakers, by John Sumser
By John Sumser (November 17, 2009) This piece originally appeared as one of the introductions to the Top Influencers in HR project. “Recently, Neal Bruce (the product development genius at First Advantage) said, “If you want to be an HR thought leader, you should have some thoughts.” (Actually the precise quote was “thoughts […]
 

091116 Social Recruiting Summit

On November 16, 2009, in All, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Here’s my Social Recruiting Summit piece (hopefully) (or see http://prezi.com/zlvvmnhv0qp6/ )
 

091116 Tweetajob

On November 16, 2009, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
Tweetajob Tweetajob is a signal about our future. The simple, intuitive job-tweeting solution does a very few things very well. It’s not feature laden. It’s not all thing to all people. It posts jobs to twitter. It collects a little data. It can generate Google listings and SEO. If you want, you can brand it. […]
 

Key Influencers: Observable Trends

On November 12, 2009, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Movers/Shakers, by John Sumser
By John Sumser Here are a few of the things I’m discovering as I interview people for the Key Influencers project. I’ve recently crossed the 180 interview threshold. The unconfirmed word on the street is that in the Fortune 500, 130 of the Chief HR Officers (or whatever you call the person with that title) are alumni […]
 

091112 On The Go v1.02

On November 12, 2009, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, The Go/The-Know, by John Sumser
On The Go v1.02 Pepsico produces amazing HR execs with a bottom line business focus. Alan Collins, one of the alumni, just published HR Rules: 21 Secrets for Attaining Awesome Career Success in Human Resources on Amazon. See what the fuss is about at UnwrittenRules.com. He’s using the book to fuel new site SuccessInHR.com In the lodging […]
 

091111 Five Must Reads

On November 11, 2009, in Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Social Recruiting, Social Software, by John Sumser
091111 Five Must Reads (and a Bonus) 21 Secrets Your Customer Service Reps Would Never Share (until now) It’s ridiculously hard to explain what conversation really means. The corporate managerial mindset is so used to one way (unidirectional) communications that it is nearly impossible to cause actual listening to happen. This piece showcases something you […]
 

Top 100 v1.42 Eric Winegardner

On November 9, 2009, in John Sumser, Movers/Shakers, by John Sumser
By John Sumser The first thing you don’t think when you meet Eric Winegardner is, “This is the corporate VP of Product Adoption at a Billion dollar company.” Maybe, “Where does that dude get all of that energy.” Or, “Who picks his shoes.” Or, “Man, if I was only that good looking.” Kidding aside, Eric is the […]
 

091109 Avature

On November 9, 2009, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Reviews, by John Sumser
Avature. The world is changing fast. Technology, smart, cheap coding, seasoned business people and the burning desire to change the game are driving innovation even as the economy sputters. Avature, a new entrant to the Recruiting Market is turning heads with its innovative approaches to enterprise software problems. “I hear a lot of enterprise software […]
 

091105 On The Go v1.01

On November 5, 2009, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, The Go/The-Know, by John Sumser
On The Go v1.01 Jason Averbrook from Knowledge Infusion let us know about the KI Philanthropy Project. Colleagues, customers, partners and friends will be taking part in the Big Sure Half Marathon. You can sponsor them here. The Money goes to Toys For Tots. Laurie Ruettimann and Sarah White are launching a new offering called Clueless@Love. By […]