090106 Newspaper – New Media Links

On January 6, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: “Twitter is a River. The most notable characteristics are depth, flow, temperature, difficulty (rapids). The tributaries are particularly visible. “ How to Change Your Twitter User Name Your name on Twitter is your brand. It’s very important that you have the right user name. When I initially set mine up (johsumser), […]
 

090102 Starting 2009 (Rev 1)

On January 2, 2009, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
 Thought For The Day: “Transparency means authentic communication, warts and all. “ Working At AppleSend this to your friends. It is the single best example of a powerful employee testimonial ever. This is what employment branding is supposed to be like. (From the Guardian) CrowdSourced2009 PredictionsThe Silicon Valley Financial Community gives 2009 Forecasts in seven […]
 

081231 Year End Links

On December 30, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "For your "to don’t" list: Never say at a job interview: ‘Can I have my resume back? It’s my only copy.’ " Most Media To Suffer Retrenchment in 2009Advertising slump will b broad based and will accelerate the decline of already weakened properties. Institution with the ability to actively experiment will […]
 

081230 Marenated Media Links

On December 29, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "If leather shrinks when wet, how big were the cows before it started to rain?" @mkapor Your Guide to Alternative Business Models for NewspapersThis piece is a part of a larger offering by PBS called MediaShift. While it purports to be a survey of business models (and, it IS the best […]
 

081230 Decision Toolbox (Recruitment Process Outsourcing)

On December 29, 2008, in All, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Decision Toolbox (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) (Dec 30, 2008) Starting a business is not for the faint of heart. That’s one of the things that really separates internal recruiters (staff recruiters) from the people who lead small staffing firms. When you start a business, you expose yourself to the furies of nature. It’s the sort of […]
 

081229 Social Links (Dec 29, 2008)

On December 29, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "Many people say nothing. Few of them are quiet about it." Will Work for Praise: The Web’s Free-Labor Economy"User generated content" is the key to riches. At some point, the free labor pool just might wise up.   On Twitter, Followers Aren’t Really FriendsSilicon Valley is a tiny, self absorbed place. This […]
 

081224 Down The Chimney Links (Dec 24, 2008)

On December 24, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "…advertising has never "worked very well" in the sense that any given ad impression doesn’t exactly get the viewer to run out and purchase the product being advertised.." – TechDirt Canary In The Coalmine: NYT Sees First Decline In Online Ad RevenuesPity the newspapers. After sliding down the slippery slope, they […]
 

081223 Industry Influence Links (Dec 23, 2008)

On December 23, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "It’s a myth that a person who is actively looking for work is less suited for a job than someone who isn’t looking." HOW TO: Create Online Video That WorksMake it authentic, relevant, engaging, google-friendly, shareable, actionalble. Read This and Cost Your Company Dough"Information overload costs the economy $900 billion a […]
 

081222 Social Industry Links (Dec 22, 2008)

On December 22, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Thought For The Day: "Sometimes, more often than not, there is no problem to be solved. Waiting it out is the right approach." What’s Your Buzzword of 2008?The fonts are horrible. The words trigger the year in reflection. The blog has the author defending his choices. How to Grow Both Twitter Followers and Your Blog […]
 

081219 2009 Forecasts

On December 19, 2008, in All, Futures, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Note: This is a revised and edited version of “Digging Into RecruitingBlogs.com v1.30“ (Dec 19, 2008) As the year winds down, prognosticators all over the world run their greedy little hands together. Now is the time for impressive feats of crystal ball gazing and hearty forecasting. Since no one has been speculating about the future […]