Dan Ogden
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Dan Ogden replied to Paul Dhanjal's discussion 'Is Headhunting ethical?'
"The fact is, you do not have to be dishonest to successfully recruit. It's just the path of least resistance for many, though for my money the truth is easier to remember."
Mar 7, 2013
Dan Ogden commented on Ashley Barker's blog post 'Dreaded MIA Candidate'
"The takeaway close - "Let's talk by [date]; if you change your mind about the interview, no need to call back - I'll just cancel it if I haven't heard from you by [time/date]"."
Nov 29, 2012
David Gaspin and Dan Ogden are now friends
Jun 14, 2012
Dan Ogden commented on HRNasty's blog post 'When a candidate doesn't wash their hands. . .'
"Surprised this is only limited to #2.  How would you feel if your waiter was standing next to you at the #1 area and left without using any soap and water?  I've mentioned this to a couple of restaurant managers in the…"
Apr 19, 2012
Dan Ogden replied to William's discussion 'Modifying Contingency Fee Agreement'
"Isn't it amazing how we as recruiters -- mostly because of the lies candidates tell us -- are so willing to distrust the rationale behind direct requests? Your client is telling you to raise your fee and remove the cap -- that's pretty…"
Dec 9, 2011
Dan Ogden commented on Chris Russell's blog post 'IF I RAN RECRUITING'
"What if you ran recruiting with a limited budget and no additional headcount?"
Sep 14, 2011
Dan Ogden liked Jim McDougle's discussion Taleo, one of us has to go
Aug 17, 2011
Valentino Martinez commented on Dan Ogden's blog post 'What Would MacGyver Do…on Barbara Walters?'
"Dan,   Tim said it best...BRILLIANT!   MacGyver the problem solver; and Barbara Walters the poser of some inane questions...some that cause grown men and women to weep.   I would add a prophetic spin to the MacGyver theme---with the…"
Aug 17, 2011
Mary Jo Roberts liked Dan Ogden's blog post What Would MacGyver Do…on Barbara Walters?
Aug 17, 2011
Dan Ogden and Granite Consulting are now friends
Aug 17, 2011
Louis Bina commented on Dan Ogden's blog post 'What Would MacGyver Do…on Barbara Walters?'
"That's fantastic! I am definitely going to be reading the entire thing tonight."
Aug 16, 2011
Dan Ogden commented on Dan Ogden's blog post 'What Would MacGyver Do…on Barbara Walters?'
"@Louis Bina - check the last line (newly added) for some MacG case studies..."
Aug 16, 2011
Dan Ogden commented on Granite Consulting's blog post 'What every great recruiter already knows: The top 10 ways to keep your clients happy'
"Couldn't agree with Amy Ala's comment more - having been on both sides, this should be required reading for any search firm or HR recruiter.  Great post!"
Aug 16, 2011
Dan Ogden commented on Scott Ryan's blog post 'Social Media Recruiting Doesn't Take a Vacation! Grandma's Chicken Soup #29'
"Great post, great point -- it's taken a lot of folks getting out there into web 2.0 to realize that traditional job boards are no longer effective recruiting tools for most professional positions, irrespective of their (individual market)…"
Aug 16, 2011
Louis Bina commented on Dan Ogden's blog post 'What Would MacGyver Do…on Barbara Walters?'
"Can't wait to hear the next one Dan, I'm writing case studies like crazy right now!"
Aug 16, 2011
Dan Ogden commented on Tim's group 'New York Recruiters'
Aug 16, 2011

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What Would MacGyver Do…on Barbara Walters?

Posted on August 16, 2011 at 11:00am 6 Comments

MacGyver, the 1980’s television icon played by Richard Dean Anderson, was a secret agent who never carried a weapon.  Instead, MacGyver relied on improvisation and a sound working knowledge of scientific principals, his Swiss Army knife, some duct tape and the occasional…


America's Got Talent...and it's on the move!

Posted on August 4, 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments

While the ultimate economic results of the debt deal remain to be seen, one thing is and has been certain: there will continue to be movement among employees who are actively seeking change.


A pre-debt deal survey by Mercer Consulting from June showed that nearly 1 in 3 employees was actively looking for new…


Modding Dodd-Frank

Posted on July 7, 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Seems like Dodd-Frank rules are changing almost as soon as they become law lately…


The SEC extended the registration deadline for certain hedge funds while Reuters reported the…



Posted on July 1, 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Regular readers of the Rockwood Blog already know how important it is to avoid typos.


But sometimes even perfect spelling and grammar aren’t enough – there are some things that should be left off a resume.


Here’s a great article from Yahoo! Finance discussing 10 things…


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At 2:16pm on August 16, 2011, Tom Dimmick said…
I am glad for the connection Dan - Tom


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