Recruiters and Algorithms: Separating fact from fiction

The subject of “recruiters being replaced by algorithms” is a hot topic of debate, and hype, in our industry right now. Check out this article by Matt Jeffery from SAP on ERE. The comment stream alone shows you the level of passion on both sides of the debate. Those pro the technology suggest that the…

LinkedIn & Microsoft: Laggards or leaders…?

Scanning my facebook feed this morning, I came across this view of the LinkedIn and Microsoft wedding plans from John Sumser, in which provides an interesting perspective. John makes some great points, well worth a read. I think one of the challenges for LinkedIn has been that their original magnetic north was never in recruitment. They started as an…

The War for Talent: It’s an Urban Myth

One of the biggest challenges we face in the whole human performance arena is our inability to quantify what potential really is. And, therefore, what talent really looks like. I firmly believe that there is no shortage of raw talent out there and that the “War for Talent” is largely an uninformed waste of time and…