Mark A. Leon
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Malia Jorgensen commented on Mark A. Leon's blog post 'Are Recruiters Missing the Train of Change?'
"Social networks and "social recruiting" are an important part of finding people and branding your company, but I firmly believe that getting a person on the phone is the most important part of recruiting.  Once you are talking to a…"
Sep 24, 2013
Ionut Roghina commented on Mark A. Leon's blog post 'Are Recruiters Missing the Train of Change?'
"Nicely written article Mark. I feel it sums up the way I see the recruitment landscape (and some of the things I have been doing to keep up with changes). I strongly believe that in the future talent acquisition specialists will have to find a…"
Sep 24, 2013
Theresa Hunter commented on Mark A. Leon's blog post 'Are Recruiters Missing the Train of Change?'
"I guess I am old fashioned.  I cold call pretty much all day to find the right candidate.  I like talking to people so I can get a sense of who they are.  I know that the social networks are the way to go but I want to hear what…"
Sep 23, 2013
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Malaika Dutt commented on Mark A. Leon's blog post 'Are Recruiters Missing the Train of Change? - Blog'
""Engaging with Candidates" - now how important is that...and yet we hardly do it !"
Sep 23, 2013
Mark A. Leon posted a blog post

Are Recruiters Missing the Train of Change?

You don’t have to be in the Talent Acquisition space to know the canvas of recruitment is evolving faster than most other professions.   The tools and resources available to network, identify talent, grow networks and manage referrals are tremendously effective and readily available.  If you have had your business savvy hat on while enjoying a latte watching the stock market ticker, you will see that LinkedIn has been leading the way among the social media stocks. Their future looks bright and…See More
Sep 23, 2013
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May 7, 2013
Mark A. Leon commented on Will Thomson's blog post '50 Friends I Met in Twitterland- You MUST Meet'
"Thank you Will.  I am you as well."
May 7, 2013
Mark A. Leon posted a blog post

Is your boss "cool" or "cruel"...Let us evaluate the signs

I am fortunate to have a warm and receptive boss that cares about my future and goes above and beyond to provide me with the tools and resources to gain the necessary skills to grow and work in a very satisfying environment.With her cheerleader persona, focus on rewards and recognition and balanced workflow, she is a role model for the qualities that we look for in a “cool” boss.  On a daily basis, I witness a leader that:Fosters innovationPromotes strong positive behaviorEngages a teaming…See More
May 7, 2013
Mark A. Leon posted a blog post

What Kind of Employee Am I? Personal Marketing Strategy 101

 What is a personal marketing strategy plan?It is a blueprint for success. This document, will help you look at yourself a little closer and determine your professional vision. Through a series of evaluation tools, this document will identify the type of work, culture, values and ideology of the organization and environment that you will thrive in.During the period of career transition, often we fall into a sense of…See More
Sep 18, 2012
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Mark A. Leon commented on Mark A. Leon's blog post 'Everybody has a dream...What's your dream?'
"Peter, I respect your thoughts but everyone has a different interpretation.  As talent acquisition specialists, we shape people's and their families lives every day.  For some we are a gateway to some dreams."
Sep 14, 2012
Peter Ceccarelli commented on Mark A. Leon's blog post 'Everybody has a dream...What's your dream?'
"Not sure what your point has to do with this site!  Nice enough.......but???????????"
Sep 14, 2012
Mark A. Leon commented on Mark A. Leon's blog post 'Dear CEO: Hire Me'
"Thank you Mark.  It is when I get nice feedback and know there is value in what I write that makes it worthwhile and motivates me to continue.  Again thank you and have a great weekend ahead. "
Sep 14, 2012
Mark Nelson commented on Mark A. Leon's blog post 'Dear CEO: Hire Me'
"I enjoyed this article Mark and I like the advice. Thank you for posting."
Sep 14, 2012

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Name
Mark A. Leon
Job Title
Talent Acquisition/Social Media Consultant
Company
Aon plc
Which best describes your profession?
Corporate
How many years have you been in the business?
5 - 9 years
Which industries do you work in now?
Other
How many employees in your company?
>5000
Website
http://www.google.com/profiles/markalex222
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http://www.recruiterpoet.com
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Mark A. Leon's Blog

Are Recruiters Missing the Train of Change?

Posted on September 23, 2013 at 9:00am 4 Comments

You don’t have to be in the Talent Acquisition space to know the canvas of recruitment is evolving faster than most other professions.   The tools and resources available to network, identify talent, grow networks and manage referrals are tremendously effective and readily available.  If you have had your business savvy hat on while enjoying a latte watching the stock market ticker, you will see that LinkedIn has been leading the way among the social media stocks. Their future looks bright…

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Is your boss "cool" or "cruel"...Let us evaluate the signs

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 10:52am 0 Comments

I am fortunate to have a warm and receptive boss that cares about my future and goes above and beyond to provide me with the tools and resources to gain the necessary skills to grow and work in a very satisfying environment.

With her cheerleader persona, focus on rewards and recognition and balanced workflow, she is a role model for the qualities that we look for in a “cool” boss.  On a daily basis, I witness a leader that:

  • Fosters innovation
  • Promotes strong…
Continue

What Kind of Employee Am I? Personal Marketing Strategy 101

Posted on September 18, 2012 at 2:42pm 0 Comments

What is a personal marketing strategy plan?

It is a blueprint for success. This document, will help you look at yourself a little closer and determine your professional vision. Through a series of evaluation tools, this document will identify the type of work, culture, values and ideology of…

Continue

Everybody has a dream...What's your dream?

Posted on September 13, 2012 at 8:18am 2 Comments

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney

There you have it.

As working class adults you are witnessing unprecedented times. As many of us are parents, the fear that times may get worse and our children will be suffering the same or worse fate than us a frightful thought. The world in a period of extreme concern. Civil unrest,…

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Dear CEO: Hire Me

Posted on September 10, 2012 at 11:55am 5 Comments

Two years ago I attended the Annual Carolinas Payroll Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC. As a vendor my role was to raise awareness for my organization and discussion potential career opportunities we had for a client implementation. The next morning at 9:45 AM, I was approached by the conference coordinator and asked if I could step in and do a 45 minute presentation given that one of the…

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At 11:34am on September 13, 2012, Eric Smith said…

Your blog inspired me, Mark.

At 10:04pm on September 4, 2010, Peter Lanc said…
Great to be connected! cheers Peter
At 11:32am on September 2, 2010, Peter Lanc said…
Thanks for the connection Mark and the nice comment.-Peter
At 11:39am on November 9, 2009, Joanne Meleney said…
It is a big day for me.....thanks for the B-Day wish!
At 1:24pm on September 22, 2009, Vicki Z. Lauter said…
Hi Mark - thanks for the invite; sorry to be delayed; have been tied up with various projects.
Thanks for connect and feel free to call or email anytime.
Vicki Z. Lauter
vicki@zmc2.com
404-978-2616
At 6:35pm on July 23, 2009, pam claughton said…
Thanks Mark! I hope your weekend gets off to a great start, Happy Friday!
Pam
 
 
 

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