Archive for September, 2009
Posted on 29. Sep, 2009 by John Sumser.
By John Sumser There are two competing ideas in the world of standards. On the one hand, you have the ANSI notion that shared language creates a steady platform for improvement. On the other is the more sophisticated notion that standards are a set of questions that should always be asked. The first approach answers [...]
Posted on 25. Sep, 2009 by John Sumser.
By John Sumser There’s an explosion of tools that try to harness social media for recruiting purposes. One of the most interesting is something called Rapleaf. It’s the product of a guy named Auren Hoffman who is a serial entrepreneur in the Recruiting and Staffing Industry. He’s founded a fistful of companies and successfully sold [...]
Posted on 20. Sep, 2009 by John Sumser.
By John Sumser Like Valerie Hudson (v 1.25), Darren Romano is one of three or four central figures in the careers of high placed HR executives. Where Valerie is the center of HR executive placement in Silicon Valley, Darren plies his trade in the heart of the east coast establishment. Currently, he’s the Heidrik and [...]
Posted on 18. Sep, 2009 by John Sumser.
By John Sumser It’s hard to think of someone in the industry who is better connected than Gerry Crispin. The big company HR guy went from corporate to Ad Agency to author to general networker. Crispin’s influence is felt in the agenda at SHRM, the vast number of young professionals he mentors and the executives [...]
Posted on 15. Sep, 2009 by John Sumser.
by John Sumser Ask yourself “what’s the opposite of HR?”. One answer is Penelope Trunk. Where HR is all about being button-down and resolving conflict, Trunk is an agitator. The Brazen Careerist is busily shattering preconceived notions about propriety, privacy and transparency. She’s this generation’s Helen Gurley Brown. The Brazen Careerist is an update of [...]
Posted on 07. Sep, 2009 by John Sumser.
Top Influencers v1.27 Brian (Skip) Schipper Brian Schipper is the CHRO at Cisco. If the problem simply involved competent administration for 65,000 employees, it would be an enormous challenge. At large enterprise scale, HR simply operates differently. But this is Cisco. Under the guiding hand of visionary CEO John Chambers, the company is out to [...]
Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by John Sumser.
By John Sumser Todd Raphael v1.26 Two things work really well if you want to develop influence: /component/page,shop.cart/option,com_virtuemart/Itemid,35/vmcchk,1/”>cialis pro having a strong opinion and not having a strong opinion. If a booming voice and a belly full of charisma was the only recipe, Todd Raphael would be completely out of luck (SOL). Being a connector [...]