I'll make this quick: Temp to Direct is a bad choice. It's a "we really want to hire someone, I think, but it would be great if we didn't have to make a firm decision - so let's roll a few unemployed people through here and see if someone knocks it out of the park."
Dear Client - here are your choices: Unemployed people who have no other choice or contractors who will happily "pretend" they "may" be interested in a full time role.
Contractors contract. …Continue
Not a day goes by that I don't get an email or two letting me know someone appreciated the forms available in the Recruiting Library. It's a project well worth my time and effort - to give back to the community.
I need your help. I have all kinds of requests for various forms/letters, etc. that are just not in my day to day business. Got an email last night asking if I had an "Exclusive Contingency" agreement. …Continue
I must admit - I lose perspective at times. I have a home office, loyal team members working in their own offices and plenty of opportunity to pursue my destiny each day on my own terms.
This morning I stopped into the gas station for a fill up. I just happened to notice the last guy stopped at $5. How can that even get you down the street? It was an odd thing - for me to consider really. Maybe he was just filling up a gas tank for the lawn mower? That could be. But I don't…Continue
This is not another rant. Rather - I'm really hoping to have a discussion about the trend we're all seeing here AND what WE can do about it.
I've retired my "Nice Ad" pic for a while, though it seems more and more appropriate of late. I'd rather see if the non-self promoters, the non-syndicate posters, the veteran community here BLAST THIS junk off the front page with a few great discussions. I really can't stand it any more. Can you?
In review of the…Continue
Yes I've brought this up in the past. Yes - I am still P.O.d by the idea.
I am SICK AND TIRED of writing a reply only to find out my comment is now under some sort of consideration. This is usually (almost always) some sort of ad/marketing/follow these links type of post.
Shouldn't there be some sort of indicator on the blog itself letting us know our comments may (or most likely may not) be approved by the blog writer?