Via HR.com Googles greatest application as an HR tool is not in the corporation it is out among the free agents, consultants and entrepreneurs who live and work by reputation and experience. It is here where Google numbers become very important.
Whats Your Google Number? Go to www.google.com and enter your name within double quotes. At the far right of the blue line Google will report how many total pages it found with your name on it. The total pages found is your Google number.
If your Google Number is around - 100 or less keep your day job and start publishing - 400 do a nice web site and publish more - 800 it is probably safe to hang out your shingle - 1,000 you are getting some real attention - 2,000 you are well known in your field - 5,000 you are an often quoted expert in your field a thought-leader - 10,000 Dave Ulrich - 50,000 Tom Peters - 100,000 Peter Drucker