The Top 25 Debate | Feature
Our feature this week takes on the contentious issue of the effect of online influence. Recently we published our list of the Top 25 Influencers in Talent Management and it generated its big-fish-small-pond-debateshare of controversy. The measurement and assessment of influence is in its very earliest stages. Much of what you see in our various list projects boils down to experimentation. This article includes a dialog with Marc Effron who helped us create the initial input for the Talent Management list. We think you’ll find both sides of this debate illuminating. Let us know what you think.

Strategic Recruiting Part 1 & 2
It is possible to know everyone you intend to recruit five years in advance. Not only is it possible, it’s the most strategic form of recruiting. By clearly articulating your requirements, you can transform Human Capital Acquisition from a reactive game into a proactive offensive strategy.

Webinar | 5 Scenarios for the Future of Recruiting
Recruiting is on the edge of a disruptive transformation. It’s happened in every related industry, from publishing and telecommunications to database structure and development. There is broad agreement that disruption is imminent. There is little agreement about what it looks like. Register for the webinar today and we’ll see you on May 13, 2010; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CDT.

Josh Bersin | Top 100 Influencer
Josh Bersin is living proof that you can create influence from whole cloth. In seven and a half years, his  eponymous company, Bersin and Associates, has come from nowhere to extraordinary industry prominence. His small team is increasingly responsible for the way that HR sees itself.

We hope you enjoy this issue of The Weekly HRExaminer.

– John

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