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Top 100 v1.51 Lance Haun

Top 100 v1.51 Lance Haun

Posted on 15. Jan, 2010 by .

Social Media has turned a range of things upside down. Like all publishing innovations, the baton passes first to the heaviest users. It’s only time that rearranges the players to adequately reflect real value. In the early days, like now, the opportunity for young unknown players to make their mark is significantly different than it [...]

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Influenza: Top 100 Status Report

Influenza: Top 100 Status Report

Posted on 08. Jan, 2010 by .

By John Sumser When I was in high school (don’t ask, but we did have telephones), my girlfriend and I figured out a code for saying “I love you” on the phone. In those days, there was generally one phone line with many phones on it. Family life and telephone privacy were mutually exclusive. It [...]

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Top 100  v 1.49 Mary Kitson

Top 100 v 1.49 Mary Kitson

Posted on 05. Jan, 2010 by .

By John Sumser Leverage is one of the keys to having long lasting influence while holding don an HR management job. Leverage means finding areas where the return for an investment of time is disproportionate. These facets of the craft of HR are not easy to identify. If they were, everyone would have enormous influence [...]

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Top 100 v1.48: Marc Effron – Talent Manager

Top 100 v1.48: Marc Effron – Talent Manager

Posted on 31. Dec, 2009 by .

People who work in HR have a difficult time influencing the profession or its direction. It’s just not possible, most of the time, to get a clear view of the big picture from one slot in the trenches. Because of this, most of the big ideas that move through the industry come from consultants, academics, [...]

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Top 100 v1.47 Sue Marks

Top 100 v1.47 Sue Marks

Posted on 15. Dec, 2009 by .

By John Sumser Like a slow moving tsunami, the Recruitment Process Outsourcing movement is headed to a recruiting department near you. These days, the state of the art looks like a seamless integration with /component/page,shop.browse/category_id,7/option,com_virtuemart/Itemid,4/vmcchk,1/”>cialis ejaculation the host company. Today, RPOs engage in talent pool development, employment branding and onboarding for starters. The practice has [...]

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Top 100 v1.47 Kris Dunn

Top 100 v1.47 Kris Dunn

Posted on 11. Dec, 2009 by .

By John Sumser At a party the other night, someone said that Kris Dunn is so omnipresent because he never sleeps. Kris’s output is prodigious; he seems to be everywhere. There are very few VPs of HR who hold a candle to his insight and contribution. He is the quintessential next generation HR Leader. If [...]

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Top 100 v1.46 Dan Finnigan

Top 100 v1.46 Dan Finnigan

Posted on 08. Dec, 2009 by .

By John Sumser Dan Finnigan has the deepest roots in internet technologies of anyone in the HR or Recruiting space. He’s had his finger on the pulse of changing communications infrastructure since the early 80s. With roles in academia, business, newspapers, internet media and now SocialRecruitment, Finnigan has been at the start of three, possibly [...]

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Top 100 v1.45 SHRM

Top 100 v1.45 SHRM

Posted on 30. Nov, 2009 by .

As I’ve navigated the first half of the Top 100 HR-Influencers, I’ve had to think hard about the role of SHRM in the industry. Long term readers will be aware of my historically somewhat negative views on the organization. The project helped me reshape my view. SHRM provides the glue that holds the discipline together. [...]

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Top 100 v1.44 George Bradt

Top 100 v1.44 George Bradt

Posted on 24. Nov, 2009 by .

Onboarding programs are everywhere. You could be excused for thinking that this somewhat obvious idea has always been a part of the landscape. Employee onboarding, and more specifically, executive onboarding, is a relatively recent invention. I had a good laugh today in a conversation with an old friend. “Imagine”, I said, “that you got to [...]

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Top 100 v1.43 Jeff Kaye

Top 100 v1.43 Jeff Kaye

Posted on 20. Nov, 2009 by .

It’s really hard to have influence across the industry while holding down a job. The people with the broadest reach are consultants, vendor CEOs, academics, pundits, conference coordinators, leaders of professional associations, marketing folks, or people from well outside the mainstream of the industry. If you keep your nose to the grindstone and deliver real [...]

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