Why Twitter is Important

On February 12, 2009, in All, Daily News, Futures, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Why Twitter is Important: Mapping the social genome. (Feb 12, 2009) Make no mistake. Twitter is the next Google. Not Facebook, not Friend Feed and not a thousand wannabe knockoffs. Just Twitter. Twitter has stopped being “What are you doing?” and started being “look at this!” Sometimes, this is me, this is you or this […]
 

eHire

On February 11, 2009, in All, Industry Analysis, Job Boards, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
eHire (Feb 11, 2009) The PR reads: “One United Community. One Powerful Experience. Candidates and recruiters are now able to enjoy a universal networking and career-centric platform that is the technological adhesive for developing trusting relationships, saving valuable time, and advancing rewarding careers.” Huh? Technological adhesive? Super Glue for Jobs? “Can you help me? I […]
 

090210 Useful Links

On February 10, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: We even outsource our outsourcing. Facebook In Reality Funny video. David Perry and Kevin Donlin Launch “The Guerrilla Job Search Home Study Course” Let’s root for our homeboys. Rumors of Job Board Death Greatly Exaggerated Much of the carping you hear comes from the people they are replacing. Long Url Please […]
 

Novotus II

On February 10, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Novotus II (Read Novotus I) (Feb 10, 2009) Mike Mayeux is one of those guys whose genius is simplification. He’s a big bear with a humble approach. Jimmy Stewart would be proud of the clear spoken ideas that populate Novotus‘ values. Patiently learning through constant experimentation with tiny tweaks, Mayeux assembled a team of master […]
 

Novotus 1

On February 9, 2009, in All, Industry Analysis, Job Boards, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Novotus I (Feb 09 2009) Mike Mayeux (MYU), CEO of Novotus may be best known for his magic feats of barbeque. In Texas, they do things big and Mayeux‘ portable kitchen is pure lone star. Happy to throw a party and happy to invite you, Mike Mayeux is the quintessential work hard-play hard entrepreneur. At the […]
 

090209 Digital Links

On February 9, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: Fear is viral. Why newspapers must die Today fresh information is immediate, cheap, abundant, available. News happens and is distributed in real time – worldwide – before lumbering outfits like the New York Times even have a chance to think up a catchy headline. Great video from Douglas Rushkoff at the […]
 

090211 Small Job Links

On February 8, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: Tell your boss. The times are changing. Run when he tells you it doesn’t matter. Top Job Sites and Career Experts on Twitter How to use social networking in your job search It’s the new thing this downturn. Tweetajob Fast. Reasonably priced. Try it and let me know  if it’s effective. […]
 

090206 New Tools Links

On February 6, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. – Arthur Schopenhauer Google LattitudeThe future of candidate pools?   Is Big Data at a Tipping Point?"For the past several decades, an increasing number of business processes– from sales, customer service, shipping – […]
 

Radical Transparency

On February 5, 2009, in All, Daily News, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, Networking, Online Community, by John Sumser
Radical Transparency at Bullhorn Live (Feb 05, 2009) I got back from the Bullhorn Live (User’s conference) late yesterday afternoon. Las Vegas remains the same. Bullhorn, however is really experimenting with some interesting things. Fresh from a $26 Million Venture Capital infusion, the company is out to develop a category killing scale and footprint. They […]
 

090205 Geo Health Links

On February 5, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: Anything worth doing well is worth really screwing up the first time. – Dave McClure Google Lattitude The future of candidate pools? It’s Twitter, GPS and IM all rolled into one Hans Rosling on Third World Stats He’s the founder of gapminder.org. This video will change your mind. Google Latitude shows […]