080521 Daily Links

On May 21, 2008, in All, Daily Links, Generational Demographics, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Microsoft to Launch “Live Search Cash Back” Tomorrow Next up, paying job hunters to search your jobs. No, I’m not kidding. Twitter: Something Is Technically Wrong even though the money is coming. Why
 

What Recession (or Better, Where)?

Take a gander at these unemployment statistics: 70 Metropolitan Areas (out of 369… about 20%) have unemployment rates below 4% 170
 

080520 Daily Links

On May 20, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Don’t Look For BFFs When Pitching For VC Dollars Arrington onThe Funded, a new site devoted to bringing light into the dark corners of the VC world. Search Your Desktop; Find Passive
 

ATS.3 (Applicant Tracking Systems)

There are seven essential, interrelated components of an Applicant Tracking System. (You might take a look at this great little piece …Animals are Tracked, People have relationships.) The actual functionality is very simple and can all be generated from a single database. The
 
 
 

080514 Daily Links

On May 14, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Friend Connect, Open Social, Ning, and the web Ning’s role remains the same — to be the easiest, most powerful, and most widely used way for anyone to create your own social network for anything. Too Many Choices, Too Much Content A good overview of the major competitive battles in social media More People Depend […]
 

080513 Daily Links

On May 13, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Friend Connect gets a warm reception at Google Campfire One The social software thing is in its infancy.
 

ATS.2 (Applicant Tracking Systems)

The response to the first couple of articles in this series is interesting. Significantly, a number of credible market leaders think that the game is locked. Companies (vendors) who enter the Recruiting Software market will end up having to deliver ATS functionality if they want to stay in the game. Companies (customers) know how to […]
 

080512 Daily Links

On May 12, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
HR’s struggle with Web 2.0 How did I miss this one? Thanks to Wubs for remembering it. eRecruitment Market Trends Gartner notices that Enterprise vendors in our space usually inflate their marketing rhetoric. China is Exploding watch this video (suggested by Frank Mulligan) The Twitter Job Search Experiment Grassroots experimentation from the Daily Machete