090320 Attention Links

On March 20, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Here’s the difference between so called passive and active candidates. The price of the attention of a passive candidate is higher than the price for an active candidate. (Obviously, it’s a spectrum, not a binary distinction)” Digging Into RecruitingBlogs.com v2.11 Spam Police Thinking about the value and use of attention in […]
 

090319 New Stuff Links

On March 19, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Sometimes, the initial fruits of success look exactly like failure.” Work Strong Peter Weddle’s blog on finding work and getting more satisfaction from it is a breath of fresh air. It’s a boomer ethic complement to Brazen Careerist. Google Page Rank Explained As social software takes full root, it’s useful to […]
 

Future’s So Bright II

On March 18, 2009, in All, Daily News, Futures, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Networking, Social Software, by John Sumser
The Future’s So Bright II (March 18, 2009) Can you recall the emergence of Google? The financial crash had hit its bottom, the recovery was moving slowly. The ashes of the dotcom era included high rolling Search Engines like AltaVista, Lycos and Northernlight. These companies indexed the web and provided great search results. But, they […]
 

090318 Hiring Links

On March 18, 2009, in All, Daily Links, Employment Branding, Job Boards, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Hire slowly. Fire quickly” – Zappos McKinsey: What Matters: Organization From well outside of the bounds of conventional HR comes this McKinsey package of articles about Talent Futures. They were, you’ll remember, the source of the original “War for Talent” meme. Of particular note: The new talent imperative and Netting young employees. Portrait […]
 

Future’s So Bright

On March 17, 2009, in All, Daily News, Futures, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Social Software, by John Sumser
(The Future’s So Bright) I Gotta Wear Shades (March 17, 2009) Twitter, twitter everywhere and not a drop to drink. Stealing a line from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is a useful way to begin to unravel the terrors of the deep blue sea that is social media. Like the intrepid land lubbers who […]
 

090317 Twitter Links

On March 17, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “While the need for talent is the same all over the world, different locations are currently facing very different challenges.” 5 Steps to model successful Twitter users Find role models, look at their quantitative performance, emulate them, measure yourself. Twitter Friends Quantitative measures of your Twitter performance. Nice model for good […]
 

Five Things HR Can Do

Five Things HR Can Do (March 13, 2009) The line between HR Basher and patriotic critic is lost on some. While many seasoned HR professionals are an active part of their company’s strategy design and execution, many more are not. I spoke with a colleague last night who said, there are three types of HR […]
 

090313 Map Links

On March 13, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Immerse yourself in the data. You’ll get used to the overload and overwhelm. There’s clarity on the other side.” Social Explorer This amazing site creates detailed maps from census data. It’s a fantastic tool for figuring out the geographic location of talent pools.  There are also easy to use reports. Here […]
 

090312 Reinvention Links

On March 12, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Invent your future. Take the long view.” Work On Stuff That Matters Tim O’Reilly keynote…45 minutes of video. Work on something that matters more than money to you – Know what you want to accomplish Create more value than you capture – Not how to capture more for yourself, how to […]
 

090312 Living Dream Links

On March 12, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
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