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RESUMES: are you willing to ACCEPT or do you REJECT a HOT MESS?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chadd Balbi May 21. 4 Replies

Should a resume with inarticulate or incoherent content, misspellings, grammatical gaffes, poor punctuation, typos or funky format be rejected? Or, no biggie?I recently posted an article on this…Continue

Tags: blame, LI, rejection, candidate, job

Recruiter wants to know all about your status

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith D. Halperin Mar 19. 10 Replies

Do you notice any problematic parts of this email message from a search firm recruiter who is recruiting for a senior level HR position? I am FIRST NAME, Recruiter with SEARCH FIRM NAME, reaching out…Continue

Tags: executive, firm, job, position, Agency Recruiting

recent LI messages (replies) not coming through email

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linda Ferrante LoCicero Jan 30. 3 Replies

Just wanted to find out if anyone else has noticed this happening... Hope my explanation makes sense! ~~~~ This isn't directly related to the recent controversy about LI's latest "enhancement" to LIR…Continue

Tags: Networking, Group, Messages, Recruiting Tools / Sourcing, Email

Would YOU source me?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly Blokdijk Jan 16. 7 Replies

Experiment time. Or, rather a favor to ask.Would anyone who doesn't already know me AND is NOT directly connected to me, be willing to do a quick LinkedIn search to see if I show up in your…Continue

Tags: HR, seo, human, resources, Recruiting Tools / Sourcing

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Tyson J. Spring commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Grunts & Groans Sound Gross'
"@Kelly- I take my comments back about wanting to see more "toolsy" posts.  Most of our posts here are pretty danged helpful..  I had end of the week tunnel vision and didn't read your post in the traditional sense of:…"
Jul 8
Tyson J. Spring commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Grunts & Groans Sound Gross'
"The circle of recruiting life continues.  I haven't been doing this forever, but I've got ten years in, and it's incredible to me that there are certain topics that go hot and cold on a very regular cycle, and just won't…"
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Kelly Blokdijk commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Grunts & Groans Sound Gross'
"Thanks for the comments, guys! Hope everyone has a safe and fun July 4th. "
Jul 2
Kelly Blokdijk commented on Matt Charney's blog post 'Hitting the Deck: The Problem With Powerpoint'
"The only time I use ppt is when it's "required" of me by someone that has decision-making authority over whether I earn a paycheck. Which, unfortunately more often than not happens to be the mandatory method of content delivery in the…"
Jul 2
Kelly Blokdijk commented on Katrina Kibben's blog post 'Coming Out At Work'
"Love this post, Katrina! I hope in my lifetime (sooner, rather than later preferably) we reach a point that EVERYONE realizes how absurd it is that ANYONE should have to hide a major aspect of his/her life or fear a controversial reaction about who…"
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Keith D. Halperin commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Grunts & Groans Sound Gross'
"@ Nicholas: "Personally, I would recommend that anyone who seriously wants to have a career as a Recruiter should study fencing for at least a year or two." That makes a great deal of sense, since being a recruiter, we should get used to…"
Jun 28
Nicholas Meyler commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Grunts & Groans Sound Gross'
"Some of my favorite fencing screams (that I have heard) were "gateau" (French for 'cake', as in "it was a piece of cake to score that touch against you, my child"), or "Kafka" (as in "so that…"
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Nicholas Meyler commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Grunts & Groans Sound Gross'
"Personally, I would recommend that anyone who seriously wants to have a career as a Recruiter should study fencing for at least a year or two.  The main benefit is learning to be aggressive, and to have strong nerves. "
Jun 28
Nicholas Meyler commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Grunts & Groans Sound Gross'
"Okay!  Let me respond to the challenge about grunts and groans.  I have at least 20 friends who are/were Olympic Athletes I have met and competed with in Local Tournaments, National Tournaments, International Tournaments, etc.…"
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Keith Halperin commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Grunts & Groans Sound Gross'
"Hey Kelly, "Grunts and groans"? I thought you said you were at the gym,not at work, dealing with hiring managers.... -kh"
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Matt Charney commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Grunts & Groans Sound Gross'
"I could live without HR...like the rest of the world, really. Nice post as always, Kelly. #yourock"
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Kelly Blokdijk
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Talent Management: HR, Recruiting & Organization Development
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Independent | Freelance @TalentTalks
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Kelly Blokdijk's Blog

Step Inside the Outhouse That IS LinkedIn

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 9:00pm 13 Comments

Way back when I first joined LinkedIn I was considered by many of my (regular, non-HR/recruiter) contacts to be an ambassador and promoter of the site. For several (perhaps hundreds) of my connections, I was their first. Less active networkers, distant colleagues, friends, or acquaintances would often comment to me…

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Grunts & Groans Sound Gross

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 11:00pm 10 Comments

After some recent scheduling inconsistencies causing a few extra absences from the gym, I was pumped to get my sweat on today. My energy level was revved up from the brief break, so I was eager to take advantage of the situation to get back in the groove.

My workout routine started out strong and I…

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Job Postings Are Not the Enemy

Posted on June 3, 2014 at 9:30pm 14 Comments

By now you’ve probably heard and maybe even read at least one of the 129,732 industry blogs or news articles about Zappos’ new job…

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No job, no expertise, SUCKA!

Posted on May 5, 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

I get hit up to take a lot of surveys from a lot of different sources.

Sometimes vendors of various products or services lure survey respondents with offers to take a brief survey and receive a free copy of their latest white paper, special report or e-book about the “War for Talent” or some other nonsensical topic.

While I’m not particularly tempted to participate due to publication prizes at the end, I do have certain geeky curiosity about…

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