Top 100 Influencers v1.82 Chris Hoyt

Top 100 Influencers v1.82 Chris Hoyt

Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 by .

Chris Hoyt is easily recognized as the most innovative recruiter in the business today. The past couple of years have seen him host a variety of events while taking charge of his role at Pepsi where Chris is responsible for the design, implementation and sustainability of PepsiCo’s global digital and social recruiting strategies inclusive of [...]

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Top 100 Influencers v1.81 Craig Fisher

Top 100 Influencers v1.81 Craig Fisher

Posted on 20. Sep, 2011 by .

When I asked Fishdogs about influence, he said, “The only place influence matters is within your own network.” It’s been a long time since someone made me think when I asked the question. At this point, I’ve asked about 1100 people about influence. Fishdogs surprised me. It isn’t the first time. Fishdogs, a nickname Craig [...]

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Top 100 Influencers v 1.80 Arie Ball

Top 100 Influencers v 1.80 Arie Ball

Posted on 31. Aug, 2011 by .

It takes a while to develop real world influence. While some people will tell you that the best measure of influence is whether or not people will take your call, there are other things that can shape the world we operate in. The depth of one’s influence has something to do with changing the way [...]

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Top Influencers v 1.79 Carmen Hudson

Top Influencers v 1.79 Carmen Hudson

Posted on 09. Aug, 2011 by .

Influence is not necessarily a popularity contest. Our culture has its fair share of shallow, well meaning people who are well liked. And, there is little reason to overlook the dramatic impact that charisma, good looks and the spotlight have on decision making. In some ways, popularity matters terribly. In others, it’s an irritant at [...]

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Top 100 Influencers v1.78 Susan Strayer

Top 100 Influencers v1.78 Susan Strayer

Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 by .

Big accomplishment often catapults the person behind it to a position of influence in the industry. This is true of the high powered HR VPs who have worked over years to achieve industry prominence. It also happens to entrepreneurs who sell their companies. Susan Strayer, Marriott International’s Senior Director, Global Employer Brand and Marketing, is [...]

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Top 100 Influencers v1.77 Trisha McFarlane

Top 100 Influencers v1.77 Trisha McFarlane

Posted on 17. Jun, 2011 by .

Influence is not celebrity (although celebrities can be influential). As we’ve seen throughout this long running series, influence is not a Klout score, a stock value on EmpireAvenue or even (gasp) a Traackr score (like we currently use in our automated rankings). Each of these is a useful way to learn about people and their [...]

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Top 100 Influencers v 1.76 Bob Corlett

Top 100 Influencers v 1.76 Bob Corlett

Posted on 16. Mar, 2011 by .

Top 100 Influencers v 1.76 Bob Corlett Great talent in the HR and Recruiting universe rarely arrives in a straight line fashion. None of the stories of the Top 100 to date involve a person who went to school to become a member of the HR Industry. This is particularly ironic when you think about [...]

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Top 100 v 1.75 Bill Boorman

Top 100 v 1.75 Bill Boorman

Posted on 03. Mar, 2011 by .

Top 100 v 1.75 Bill Boorman Explosive chaos. That’s what the first days of the universe were like. Explosive chaos with a kajillion undifferentiated moving parts. That’s how the Creative forces of nature work. Never pretty, rarely rational. Science was invented to try to describe creative processes. They are like the proverbial sausage factory. What goes [...]

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