Tag Archives: Recruiting

Top 100: Status Update

Top 100: Status Update

Posted on 06. Oct, 2009 by .

By John Sumser Top 100: At the 1/3 point 33 people into the Top 100 list is a good time for a reckoning. I began the process of identifying the industry’s key influencers over five months ago. 145 interviews, 33 profiles, and hundreds of hours later, it’s the one third of the way there. Moving [...]

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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 100 Influencers v1.08 Bill Kutik

Top 100 Influencers v1.08 Bill Kutik

Posted on 19. Jun, 2009 by .

By John Sumser The HR-Recruiting Industry has a huge variety of subcultures and niches. There is no such thing as a standard set of practices in the industry. The regional and tribal nature of our organizations change the face of HR-Recruiting from town to town and industry to industry. You do the whole thing differently [...]

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Top 100: Recruiting and HR

Top 100: Recruiting and HR

Posted on 10. Jun, 2009 by .

By John Sumser Our industry stretches from recruiting on one side to more traditional HR on the other. One part moves at market speeds; the other runs at a conservative pace. One part is an engine of competitive advantage. The other is the hard work that must be done with precision. Like families during the [...]

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Key Influencer

Key Influencer

Posted on 01. May, 2009 by .

By John Sumser These days, I am trying to figure out who the influencers are in our industry, I’m trying to come up with a list of 100. Then, I’m interviewing the people on the list. The whole question of who is influential is pretty interesting. Some people go to a lot of conferences and [...]

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