Fred Liggin
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  • Williamsburg, VA
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  • TYGES International
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Fred Liggin liked Tim Saumier's blog post Takers and Givers: Which Are You?
Nov 13, 2014
Fred Liggin commented on Tim Saumier's blog post 'Everything Must Change: So You Want to Be A Recruiter?'
"Good word, good tips."
Oct 3, 2014
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Oct 3, 2014
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Oct 3, 2014
Fred Liggin liked Tim Saumier's blog post Everything Must Change: So You Want to Be A Recruiter?
Oct 3, 2014
Keith Halperin commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"Much appreciated, Tim. It sounds like your firm is one of the few who actually "walk their talk" and "practice what they preach". Many companies don't- they talk a good line about principles and ethics, but when it comes to…"
Aug 5, 2014
Tim Saumier and Fred Liggin are now friends
Aug 5, 2014
Tim Saumier commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"Keith, First thanks for the scenario and the questions.  There are no simple answers to your questions.  I opened this business 12 years ago and we have made many mistakes and will make many more but over the past few years we have taken a…"
Aug 4, 2014
Keith Halperin commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"Thanks, Fred and Tim. I offer a possible scenario: Let's say one of your recruiter's showed potential yet was not a "natural- they wer making gradual progress. The recruiter knew that he had to have a particular placement to keep…"
Aug 4, 2014
Fred Liggin commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"Keith, thank you for the comments. Tim Saumier is the Founder/CEO of our firm so I will default to his above response. We have an aggressive and grand vision as a company: to reinvent recruiting with resolve. We hold onto to some core beliefs that…"
Aug 4, 2014
Tim Saumier commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"Fundamentally this is a shift from the traditional recruiting mentality.   It is our guide post for who we partner with and keeps us from making poor decisions.  We may never reach this desired result but it won't stop us…"
Aug 4, 2014
Kelly Blokdijk liked Fred Liggin's blog post Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products
Aug 1, 2014
Keith Halperin commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"@ Anna: RE: "In the end, treating people like products by focusing on the placement rather than the person serves no one."  Actually, as long as the person stays and is productive, it serves the client, and if…"
Aug 1, 2014
Keith Halperin commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"Thanks, Fred. This is a noble attitude, yet I fear very unrealistic in an industry fundamentally committed to the bottom line, where the driving mantra is "you're only as good as your last placement". I believe that for every…"
Aug 1, 2014
Fred Liggin commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"Anna, thanks for reading and commenting. "
Aug 1, 2014
Fred Liggin commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"Matt, thank you sir. And thank you for help."
Aug 1, 2014

Profile Information

Name
Fred Liggin
Job Title
Social Media Marketing Strategist
Company
TYGES International
Which best describes your profession?
Recruiter
How many years have you been in the business?
2-4 years
Which industries do you work in now?
Government, Healthcare, Industrial, Utilities
How many employees in your company?
>50
Website
http://www.tyges.com
Blog
http://www.reinventingrecruiting.com
LinkedIn Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/in/fredliggin/
Twitter Profile
http://liggin

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Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products

Posted on August 1, 2014 at 9:30am 11 Comments

There are 8,760 hours a year. 2,190 hours per year are spent asleep (an average of 6 hours per night). 2,080 hours per year are “sold” for a paycheck (40 hours per week multiplied by 52 weeks a year). …

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