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
 

ATS.1 (Applicant Tracking Systems)

On May 12, 2008, in All, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Picking up where we left off on Friday, the Taleo-Vurv merger is a yawner. The Applicant Tracking Systems industry, home to a hundred niche providers, is moribund.
 

080509 Daily Links

On May 9, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Debating the Taleo Vurv Merger Does consolidation at the high end of the business matter? Tips For Dealing With
 

New Day (or Is That Nude Day?)

On May 9, 2008, in All, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
The signs are auspicious. Monster, long the sole provider of industry leadership, turns away from the industry. HotJobs flounders in the midst of employee evacuations caused by merger talk. CareerBuilder, the best blue collar job board becomes the highest trafficked employment destination. Talent Management, a broadly integrated approach to human capital acquisition and deployment, takes […]
 

080508 Daily Links

On May 8, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
The Collision of Marketing and Technology Mark Willaman meets Bill Vick The
 

Mayday. I’m Trapped In Mansfield, Ohio

Mayday, Mayday. I am writing at a small table in a Kroger’s in Mansfield, Ohio. My last day in the state (following the Cleveland Recruiting Roadshow). It’s an odd experience, different from anything I’ve seen on the coasts. Kroger’s, an old line grocery chain, is clearly updating itself. More Walmart like than you could imagine, […]
 

080507 Daily Links

On May 8, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Can SlideShare make PowerPoint sharing interesting? Breaking:
 

Relationships.3

On May 8, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
It’s better when you hire people you know. It’s better when you’ve had the time to evolve a relationship so that you understand the potential and
 

080506 Daily Links

On May 6, 2008, in All, Daily Links, John Sumser, JohnSumser.com, by John Sumser
Paul DeBettinges on the Ning Blog  Our local boy gets some well deserved attention. Facebook