Posted on 13. Apr, 2010 by JohnSumser.
Top 100 v1.64 Josh Bersin 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. In 2001, with 20 [...]
Posted on 06. Apr, 2010 by JohnSumser.
Top 100 v1.63 RD Whitney Grit, determination and a smile go a long way towards building sustained influence. The intellects all assume that influence and smarts are somehow correlated. The truth is that it’s hard to trust someone who is busy being smart. Influence has more to do with reliability and predictability than it has [...]
Posted on 30. Mar, 2010 by JohnSumser.
Top 100 v1.62: Ryan Johnson The process of trying to identify patterns of influence in the HR-Recruiting Industry has been revealing. The domain is composed of a number of subordinate silos and the totality is only loosely tied together. If you ask a Recruiter who Jay Cross or Ann Bares are, you’ll draw blank stares. [...]
Posted on 23. Mar, 2010 by JohnSumser.
Top 100 v1.61: ERE Expo – Center of Influence Influence is hard to distinguish from celebrity. Being well known is one of the components of influence. (It’s almost impossible to be influential if no one knows who you are.) We are in the age of the democratizion of celebrity, the post-privacy world. People rise to [...]
Posted on 09. Mar, 2010 by JohnSumser.
In India, Gautam Ghosh was trying to sort out his place in the world. After a series of starts in the hotel industry and pharma sales, he’d picked up an MBA from XLRI school of Business and Human Resources, one of the country’s leading universities, in 1999. While trying to build career traction, Gautam launched his blog in 2002.
Posted on 02. Mar, 2010 by JohnSumser.
Top 100 v1.59 Jeremy Shapiro In yesterday’s review of the SHRM HR Standards project, we looked at the interesting effort the professional association is generating. Standards, analytics and metrics are an integral part of the emerging world of global commerce. Jeremy Shapiro, the Bernard Hodes Group (Hodes) senior Vice President at HodesIQ, is on top [...]
Posted on 23. Feb, 2010 by JohnSumser.
Reconsidering Influence Last week, we published the Top 25 Most Influential Online Recruiters list on the HR Examiner. Each of the 25 people profiled are major contributors to the online dialog. They have large followings, generate significant traffic and make a powerful impact in the niches in which they operate. The list created a small [...]
Posted on 16. Feb, 2010 by JohnSumser.
Top 100 v1.57 Brian Hackett There are more than 50 small organizations that offer peer to peer networking (in the old fashioned sense) for HR Executives. From the Conference Board and the Recruiting RoundTable (whose parent offers a number of similar forums) to analyst firms like Bersin and Associates to a slew of academic operations [...]
Posted on 09. Feb, 2010 by JohnSumser.
Top 100 v 1.56 Ann Bares As she was finishing her undergraduate degree in Social Work, Ann Bares realized that she just didn’t want to do it. Degree in hand, she went shopping for work and found herself in an HR Department. In the first year or so, she concentrated on Recruiting and administrative tasks. [...]
Posted on 02. Feb, 2010 by JohnSumser.
Top 100 Influencers v1.55 John Hollon When John Hollon gets on the phone, you get hit with a huge wave of enthusiasm and insight. With 32 years of journalism under his belt, Hollon is a principled and opinionated influencer. As the editor of Workforce Magazine for the past six years, Hollon shapes and encourages the [...]