090416 Recruiting Links

On April 16, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Talent Management, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Execution is the only strategy customers or competitors ever see.” Peter Drucker.. Suggested by Dave Opton Roses In The Thornbush (pdf) An oldie but goodie. 10 pages of practical insight about the ways in which marketing can help recruiting and vice versa. Still relevant. Bill Vick Interviews The Recruiting Animal Yesterday, […]
 

Josh Kahn

Josh Kahn (April 15, 2009) I’ve been getting to know Josh Kahn for a couple of years now. We met through the Recruiting Roadshow®.He generously navigates the Bet Buy decision matrix to support the Minnesota Recruiters events which are held there. The first Recruiting Roadshow® was held in the hallowed halls of Best Buy. It became, […]
 

090415 The Future Is Boring Links

On April 15, 2009, in All, Daily Links, Futures, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “To cut to the chase, what seemed the most important thing in creating a “community” from a recruiting perspective was to put the “talent” or the community in touch with each other and then get out of the way.” Sean Rehder. The Tech Lab: Brendon RileyFrorm th UK, IBM’s view of […]
 

Buzzword Parade

Buzzword Parade (April 14, 2009) I was talking with a colleague about the buzzword problem in HR Technology. Most of HR is discussed in a jargon that has been slowly evolving since the first Personnel Departments emerged during the depression. The language of job descriptions, merit increases, conflict management, skills and personality assessment all require […]
 

090414 Job Board Links

On April 14, 2009, in All, Daily Links, Job Boards, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: Free content does not mean low value, no matter what the expensive content providers say. craigslist as a poor recruiting tool I’m not sure what you call it when one competitor calls the other a bad name. In this case, Tony Lee, VP of Nework Operations at Adicio is lambasting Craigslist. […]
 

090413 Social Recruiting Links

On April 13, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Social Recruiting, Social Software, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: Free content does not mean low value, no matter what the expensive content providers say. An Open Social Approach This presentation (15 easy to read slides) is the best articulation of the impact social media is having, will have. Learning is more important than being right. You’re not making enough mistakes. […]
 

090410 HR Issues Links

On April 10, 2009, in All, Daily Links, HR Trends, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: Free content does not mean low value, no matter what the expensive content providers say. Glen Cathey Responds To ERE Post Claiming Risk For Low Cost Training It was an odd article in the first place. In the internet era, the high cost providers got together and dissed the low cost […]
 

090409 Potpourri Links

On April 9, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: It’s not what we don’t know that kills us. It’s what we DO know – that turns out to not be true. Two Demographic Bits: Twitter Traffic Explodes.. It is the 25-54 year old crowd that is actually driving this trend. Nielsen: Women Dominate PC Gaming…The largest demographic  review in the […]
 

What Is Social Recruiting?

What Is Social Recruiting (April 08, 2009) I’ve started a conversation about the nature of Social Recruiting on an Australian Wiki. It’s my contention that using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn et all to recruit is not necessarily social recruiting. It’s a desktop variant of Recruitment advertising. It’s an advanced form of sourcing. That’s not to say that […]
 

090408 New Stuff Links

On April 8, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: The cost of the impending demographic problem dwarfs the current financial mess. TalentRevolution Another ning site to add to the growing communities list. If HR were the new black, this would be the place. Tag line: “creating ultimate career lifestyles, maximizing return on talent and generational inclusion. engage here 24/7.”  Very […]