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Keith Halperin
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Dec 2
Keith Halperin commented on Paul Petrone's blog post '5 Unique Hiring Practices At 5 Iconic Companies'
"Hi Paul, Before you wrote this article last month, how many candidates and recruiters of these organizations did you interview? From my own anecdotal knowledge, 2-3 of these firms have reputations for having highly dysfunctional/clunky hiring…"
Aug 5
Keith Halperin commented on Ashley Zito Rowe's blog post 'How Large Is the Ethnic Diversity Gap in STEM?'
"Here are some facts and figures: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONDAY, SEPT. 9, 2013 http://www.census.gov/newsroom... Census Bureau Reports Women's Employment in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Jobs Slowing as Their Share of Computer Employment…"
Aug 5
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
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
Keith Halperin commented on Verigent's blog post 'When Should Your Business Use a Recruiter?'
"INFOMERCIAL ALERT! INFOMERCIAL ALERT!"
Aug 4
Keith Halperin commented on Raj Sheth's blog post 'Get Out of Your Cubicle and Into a Collaborative Recruiting Process'
"You're very welcome, Raj. Jobscience (from the infographic), the RPOA, CareerBuilder, Zao, and Dr. Sullivan are all trying to sell something, so consequently such studies and information as they present should be viewed in that light, and…"
Aug 4
Keith Halperin commented on Shane McCusker's blog post 'Recruiting with Twitter'
"Thanks, Shane. I DON'T know how to get good people quickly with Twitter, and I'd very much like to. Cheers, Keith keithsrj@sbcglobal.net"
Aug 4

Profile Information

Name
Keith Halperin
Location
San Francisco
Which best describes your profession?
Contract, Recruiter, Vendor/Consultant
How many years have you been in the business?
More than 15 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries

Keith Halperin's Blog

Big Recruiting Conventions: Good for Recruiters?

Posted on May 20, 2014 at 9:00am 2 Comments

PROBLEM:

Most major recruiting conventions aren't for regular, workaday recruiters like US.

I've been to a few major recruiting conventions (and was even a panelist at one), but not many. Most of the people there seemed to be mainly senior corporate, staffing and recruiting professionals, aka, THE PEOPLE WHO CREATE AND OVERSEE THE PROBLEMS THAT WE IN RECRUITING AND HAVE TO SOLVE. Their companies paid thousands of dollars (if you include travel and accommodations) to be…

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Have You Ever Noticed: Too Much 3PR Attention

Posted on May 13, 2014 at 4:07pm 0 Comments

Have you ever noticed how much attention is placed on and by third party recruiters, when actually, only a *small portion (3.1% in 2013, Source:…

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Have You Ever Noticed: Startup Age Discrimination

Posted on May 13, 2014 at 3:57pm 4 Comments

Have you ever noticed how few people over 30 or so get hired at early-stage startups, and while age discrimination is sometimes discussed, how rarely (if ever) you hear of startups being cited or working to age-diversify their early-stage hires?

 

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Recruiting BS: Engagement/Passion

Posted on May 13, 2014 at 3:46pm 0 Comments

As recruiters, I think our jobs are to put quality butts in chairs affordably and on time. Other things we're often encouraged to do/consider take us away from our core mission. One of these things is"employee engagement/passion" aka "employees giving a ****". ISTM that if you want employes to "give a****":

 

1) They…

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Big, Expensive Recruiting ConventionsCreate MoreProblemsforRecruitersthanTheySolve

Posted on May 13, 2014 at 3:22pm 0 Comments

PROBLEM:

Most major recruiting conventions aren't for regular, workaday recruiters like US.

I've been to a few major recruiting conventions (and was even a panelist at one), but not many. Most of the people there seemed to be mainly senior corporate, staffing and recruiting professionals, aka, THE PEOPLE WHO…

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