Nicholas Meyler
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  • Agoura Hills, CA
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  • Wingate Dunross, Inc.
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Does Anyone Else Use "Empire Avenue"?

Started 4 hours ago 0 Replies

It's a fun way to monitor your social media impact.  My stock is up 9+ points in the past week!  Good time to buy.…Continue

Tags: of, Recruiting Tools / Sourcing, monetization, monitoring, media

Recruiting and Stochastic Processes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nicholas Meyler Mar 28. 1 Reply

"Stochastic" is a word that comes from the Ancient Greek meaning 'target'.  The idea embodied within the etymology is that given a sufficient amount of time and effort, even purely chance operations…Continue

Obsolete Phrase: "Purple Squirrel"

Started Mar 25 0 Replies

Really?  "Purple Squirrel"?Is that the best you can come up with to describe an 'unfindable' candidate?I remember seeing red squirrels for the first time in 1976, in the Vienna Graveyard, while I…Continue

Tags: persuasion, originality, language, linguistics, squirrel

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Does Anyone Else Use "Empire Avenue"?

It's a fun way to monitor your social media impact.  My stock is up 9+ points in the past week!  Good time to buy.http://empireavenue.com/NICHOLASMEYLSee More
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Nicholas Meyler commented on Katrina Kibben's blog post 'Busting Your Bracket: Why Recruiting Stats Are Crap'
"Comment by Nicholas Meyler on March 28, 2015 at 3:13amDelete Comment I liked Markovian statistics, when I learned about it by reading Iannis Xenakis' great book "Musiques Formelles" in the original French.  I could read…"
Apr 14
Nicholas Meyler commented on Roxanne Abercrombie's blog post '5 things recruiters should NEVER say to candidates'
"By the way... and maybe this was the point of your comment, but I'm not entirely sure; "C hashtag" is actually called "C sharp", designated by "C#".  Maybe you expected people to know this, but it was a little…"
Apr 10
Nicholas Meyler commented on Roxanne Abercrombie's blog post '5 things recruiters should NEVER say to candidates'
"I'm definitely a rock star, but it's way over-rated... My personal idea of the thing you shouldn't say to a candidate is "Do you like body hair?"  Seriously, my firm once hired a very junior recruiter with and IQ of…"
Apr 10
Nicholas Meyler posted a blog post

Just For Fun: How To Respond to Scam IRS Tax Fraud Calls

I've gotten three calls in the past two days from people with very thick Indian accents claiming that I have been indicted for tax fraud and that it is a "non-bailable charge" which will result in me being jailed if I do not pay quickly. This is a prevalent scam these days, which the IRS has warned the public about.Apart from the fact that I my Dad works with the IRS, (he has a special license to practice tax accounting defense in front of the IRS that most accountants don't have), I knew this…See More
Apr 10
Nicholas Meyler liked Julie Salerno's blog post The 4 Elements of an Archaic HR Department
Apr 10
Nicholas Meyler commented on Amy Ala's blog post 'The Passive Candidate Conundrum – Skill vs Luck'
"Nothing succeeds like success.  The hard-working recruiter who has a broad variety of tools in his/her kit is the one who wins.  Hard work and skill make luck happen more often."
Apr 7
Nicholas Meyler liked Amy Ala's blog post The Passive Candidate Conundrum – Skill vs Luck
Apr 7
Nicholas Meyler liked Nicholas Meyler's blog post How Does One Become a Headhunter?
Apr 7
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How Does One Become a Headhunter?

Some of you might have some great answers, too. It's an interesting question!http://www.quora.com/How-does-one-go-about-becoming-a-headhunter/answer/Nicholas-Meyler-1No prior experience in Human Resources is required. Probably it is a negative, even, to some people. HR People and Headhunters are different breeds, like cats and dogs (which sometimes get along very well).It helps to have…See More
Apr 6
Nicholas Meyler posted a blog post

How Does One Become a Headhunter?

Some of you might have some great answers, too. It's an interesting question!http://www.quora.com/How-does-one-go-about-becoming-a-headhunter/answer/Nicholas-Meyler-1No prior experience in Human Resources is required. Probably it is a negative, even, to some people. HR People and Headhunters are different breeds, like cats and dogs (which sometimes get along very well).It helps to have…See More
Apr 3
Nicholas Meyler commented on Roxanne Abercrombie's blog post 'What no one tells you about psychometric testing'
"So, this is another reason why you should take a look at www.pymetrics.com; which is actually fun and might give you some different perspectives.  Companies funded by Vinod Khosla tend to be different and often quite creative. Traditional…"
Apr 3
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Apr 2
Nicholas Meyler commented on Irina Shamaeva's blog post 'Breaking: 5 Major Boolean Syntax Changes and #googlenose'
"rotflmao"
Apr 1
Nicholas Meyler liked Irina Shamaeva's blog post Breaking: 5 Major Boolean Syntax Changes and #googlenose
Apr 1

Profile Information

Name
Nicholas Meyler
Job Title
GM/President, Technology
Company
Wingate Dunross, Inc.
Which best describes your profession?
Recruiter
How many years have you been in the business?
>15 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries, Basic Materials, Industrial, Technology, Utilities
How many employees in your company?
<10
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http://www.wdsearch.com
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Nicholas Meyler's Blog

Just For Fun: How To Respond to Scam IRS Tax Fraud Calls

Posted on April 10, 2015 at 11:37pm 0 Comments

I've gotten three calls in the past two days from people with very thick Indian accents claiming that I have been indicted for tax fraud and that it is a "non-bailable charge" which will result in me being jailed if I do not pay quickly. This is a prevalent scam these days, which the IRS has warned the public about.

Apart from the fact that I my Dad works with the IRS, (he has a special license to practice tax accounting defense in front of the IRS that most accountants don't have), I…

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How Does One Become a Headhunter?

Posted on April 3, 2015 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Some of you might have some great answers, too. It's an interesting question!

http://www.quora.com/How-does-one-go-about-becoming-a-headhunter/answer/Nicholas-Meyler-1

No prior experience in Human Resources is required. Probably it is a negative, even, to some people. HR People and Headhunters are different breeds, like cats and dogs (which sometimes get along very…

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A Radical Reductionist Analysis of the "Purple Squirrel" Idiom

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 12:00am 1 Comment

Really?  "Purple Squirrel"?

Is that the best you can come up with to describe an 'unfindable' candidate?

I remember seeing red squirrels for the first time in 1976, in the Vienna Graveyard, while I made my pilgrimage to the tombs of Beethoven, Schoenberg, the Strausses, Schubert, and other great Viennese super-composers.  "Rock-stars", if you will, to reinvent another overused phrase.

I had never seen red squirrels, before, so I was pretty amazed with them, as there were…

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At 10:27am on March 25, 2015, Matt Charney said…

Nicholas: It wasn't intentional - it's probably me mispressing the wrong button on my mobile FB Page Manager. I have fat thumbs, and apologize for the confusion.

 
 
 

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