Auren Hoffman v1.31

Auren Hoffman v1.31

Posted on 25. Sep, 2009 by .

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 [...]

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Top Influencers v1.30: Darren Romano

Top Influencers v1.30: Darren Romano

Posted on 20. Sep, 2009 by .

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 [...]

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Top HR Influencers v1.29 Gerry Crispin

Top HR Influencers v1.29 Gerry Crispin

Posted on 18. Sep, 2009 by .

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 [...]

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Top Influencers v1.28 Penelope Trunk, The Brazen Careerist

Top Influencers v1.28 Penelope Trunk, The Brazen Careerist

Posted on 15. Sep, 2009 by .

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 [...]

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Top Influencers v1.27 Brian (Skip) Schipper

Top Influencers v1.27 Brian (Skip) Schipper

Posted on 07. Sep, 2009 by .

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 [...]

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Top 100 Influencers Todd Raphael v1.26

Top 100 Influencers Todd Raphael v1.26

Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by .

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 [...]

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Top Influencers v1.25 Valerie Frederickson

Top Influencers v1.25 Valerie Frederickson

Posted on 31. Aug, 2009 by .

By John Sumser Valerie Frederickson v1.25 The Sage The amazing thing about Valerie Frederickson is that she is really easy to like and a fun conversation partner. Equally comfortable with a stuck, neurotic mid-career bureaucrat and the all-star executives she places, Frederickson is the model of grace and sophistication. She is uniquely able to tell [...]

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Top Influencers v1.24 Elliot Clark

Top Influencers v1.24 Elliot Clark

Posted on 28. Aug, 2009 by .

By John Sumser Elliot Clark: The Publisher Kenexa had plans to build a ‘Recruiting Factory’ fifteen years ago, in 1994. Although there is great debate among the progenitors about who invented the Recruitment Process Outsourcing business, Kenexa made a decent stab at the question. The Recruiting Factory applied industrial engineering, process management and division of [...]

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Rusty Rueff v 1.23 The Entertainer – HR, Futurist, Academy

Rusty Rueff v 1.23 The Entertainer – HR, Futurist, Academy

Posted on 25. Aug, 2009 by .

By John Sumser “The snickering begins when they ask to be your business partner. With little business acumen and even less understanding, they demand a seat at the table when anyone knows that what you want is a seat in the golf cart.” So says Rusty Rueff as he ponders the future of HR. “We’re [...]

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Top Influencers V1.22 Shally Steckerl

Top Influencers V1.22 Shally Steckerl

Posted on 20. Aug, 2009 by .

By John Sumser Top Influencers V1.22 Shally The Sourceror – Sourcing, Candidate Research Overnight successes usually aren’t. Years of hard work toiling in the trenches, are the normal foundation. In rapidly evolving business environments, like any aspect of HR technology, dues paying is a lengthy process. Figuring out how to apply new ideas to old [...]

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