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Key Influencers: Observable Trends

Key Influencers: Observable Trends

Posted on 13. Nov, 2009 by .

By John Sumser Here are a few of the things I’m discovering as I interview people for the Key Influencers project. I’ve recently crossed the 180 interview threshold. The unconfirmed word on the street is that in the Fortune 500, 130 of the Chief HR Officers (or whatever you call the person with that title) [...]

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Top 100 v1.42 Eric Winegardner

Top 100 v1.42 Eric Winegardner

Posted on 09. Nov, 2009 by .

By John Sumser The first thing you don’t think when you meet Eric Winegardner is, “This is the corporate VP of Product Adoption at a Billion dollar company.” Maybe, “Where does that dude get all of that energy.” Or, “Who picks his shoes.” Or, “Man, if I was only that good looking.” Kidding aside, Eric [...]

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Top 100 v1.41 Matt Alder: Recruiting Futurologist

Top 100 v1.41 Matt Alder: Recruiting Futurologist

Posted on 05. Nov, 2009 by .

Matt Alder is the preeminent Recruiting futurist in the UK. The UK HR environment is significantly different from the domestic American marketplace. Third party search firms hold great sway in the comings and goings of people. Change that has dominated the American marketplace is just beginning. At the same time, mobile communications are well established [...]

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Top 100 v1.40 Steve Boese

Top 100 v1.40 Steve Boese

Posted on 03. Nov, 2009 by .

Steve Boese teaches the HR Technology course at RIT. As social media makes its inroads into the halls of corporate HR, Steve is there, experimenting and testing so that he can tell his students what works and what doesn’t. Because there are so few actual instructors in graduate schools, Boese’s impact is disproportionaltely large. It’s [...]

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Top100 v1.39 Bruce Steinberg

Top100 v1.39 Bruce Steinberg

Posted on 29. Oct, 2009 by .

By John Sumser The Staffing Industry is not always seen as an integral part of HR. A complex universe of independent search consultants, sourcing professionals, temp agencies, boutique power brokers and contingency firms, the members of the staffing industry often have trouble acknowledging each other. With a host of competing trade groups, the industry is [...]

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Top 100 v1.38 Debbie McGrath

Top 100 v1.38 Debbie McGrath

Posted on 27. Oct, 2009 by .

By John Sumser There are not very many people on the HR landscape with 20 years in the spotlight. Debbie McGrath, a scrappy Canadian entrepreneur, has been building companies and harnessing technology since the late 1980s. Today, she runs the largest online destination for HR professionals, HR.com. In 1989, Debbie founded the CEO Group. The [...]

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Top 100 v1.37 Wes Wu  The Technologist

Top 100 v1.37 Wes Wu The Technologist

Posted on 23. Oct, 2009 by .

By John Sumser In nearly five years of consistent publishing, SystematicHR has become the preferred information source for a generation of HR Information Systems people. With a body of nearly 900 articles and 2,200 literate comments, there is no other authoritative discussion on the subject. It is, as the tagline suggests, the intersection between HR [...]

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Top 100 v1.36 Joe and Cecelia Gonzalez

Top 100 v1.36 Joe and Cecelia Gonzalez

Posted on 20. Oct, 2009 by .

Cecelia and Joe Gonzalez Top Influencers v 1.36 Having significant influence may be best played as a team sport. Many of the /component/page,shop.browse/category_id,6/option,com_virtuemart/Itemid,62/vmcchk,1/”>cialis usa people profiled to date have alter egos who make their contributions possible. Still others lead teams that are the source of lasting difference. Cecelia and Joe Gonzalez are partners in a [...]

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Top 100…We’ve moved

Top 100…We’ve moved

Posted on 15. Oct, 2009 by .

By John Sumser As a part of the reorganization of RecruitingBlogs.com, the Top100 Influencers project moved to its new home at Top100Influencers. As is the case in any move, there are some things that got packed in the wrong box. We’re busy getting the feel of the new place and remembering where we put stuff [...]

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Top 100 Influencers v1.35 Libby Sartain

Top 100 Influencers v1.35 Libby Sartain

Posted on 13. Oct, 2009 by .

By John Sumser One name comes up repeatedly. I’ve asked over 400 people who they think the most influential people in the industry are. Lots of academics are near the top of the list. To my surprise, Libby Sartain is the person most mentioned. Her relentless speaking and writing coupled with powerful stints at Yahoo [...]

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