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Started this discussion. Last reply by Nicholas Meyler Jul 17. 2 Replies

4424 "spam" email messages received by 460 software engineers over a period of about 900 days.This averages out to 5 spam per day.  Today 'they' received 7, according to the site.  So, they are…Continue

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divine apathia divine athambia divine aphasia loves us dearly with some exceptions for reasons unknown but time will tell and suffers like the divine Miranda with those who for reasons unknown but…Continue

Good Press Does Exist

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An award for excellence in Business Ethics from US Trade and Commerce Research Institute! …Continue

Recruiters as "Pimps" -- Are We Pimptastic?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nicholas Meyler Jun 13. 2 Replies

Um, no.  We are not pimps.  I do not sell people.  I do not even sell candidates.  What I sell is my ability to identify and recruit appropriate Talent that is vital to the survival of my client…Continue

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Nicholas Meyler commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack'
"It could be that having an ex-girlfriend who is a software engineer who has borderline personality and sociopathic traits (which she freely admitted), who just happened to be named "Jennifer", might have shaped my thinking on this.…"
Nicholas Meyler commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack'
"Well said, Alejandro. "
Nicholas Meyler commented on lisa rokusek's blog post 'Be the Recruiter You wish to See...'
"As a fencer, I especially like this quote (which I totally agree with): "All business - but recruiting in particular - is a contact sport." As I've gained experience, that phrase means different things. Sometimes a contact sport is…"
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"Hi Don,             Fantastic photo.  Is that Half Dome?  The "visor" on Half Dome looks quite similar.  I would love to climb Half Dome sometime (the 5.7 rock route) if I ever get fit enough.…"
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"Not very long ago, a candidate published an article in LinkedIn about Co-dependency between candidates and recruiters.  I think that this is actually a major element of the conversation above, which is hiding between the lines.  One of the…"
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Nicholas Meyler commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack'
"I guess that the recruiter doesn't have a right to find it unprofessional of the candidate not to be available at the appointed time, and not to respond immediately to voice-mail for an appointment she had already set up? Not one person has…"
Nicholas Meyler commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack'
"I would only ask for a resume from someone who has already indicated a strong interest in a specific opportunity, generally one which I had already provided a detailed job description for.  But that doesn't necessarily involve speaking to…"
Nicholas Meyler commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack'
"@Amber: I agree.  I get requested to accept unsolicited resumes all the time (I don't mind if people send them without asking my permission, either).  Bankers run credit checks, doctors run tests, dentists take x-rays, interior…"
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"Actually, I do call men who are micro-managers "air-headed" or similar.  But, your points are thoughtful and well-taken.  I don't think Marissa Mayer needs me to defend her intelligence or skills (but I would)."

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GM/President, Technology
Wingate Dunross, Inc.
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Welcome to the United States of Canada

Posted on July 5, 2014 at 12:30am 0 Comments

This week (on Canada Day, July 1, 2014) Canada's new CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Laws) went into effect.  There will be a 3-year transition period, before full enforcement goes into effect, but the gist of the situation is that (according to everything I have read), Canadian citizens will be allowed to sue any emails sent from 'unopted' sources (i.e. sources to whom or from which they haven't given explicit permission to send email).  

The fines are staggering: $1 million per offense for…


Wingate Dunross Receives USTCRI Business Ethics Award

Posted on July 3, 2014 at 8:31pm 0 Comments


Wingate Dunross Inc. receives 2013 California Excellence Award 

July 1st 2014 -  Wingate Dunross Inc. has been selected for the 2013 California Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the US Trade & Commerce Institute (USTCRI).

Each year the USTCRI conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies that have achieved demonstrable success in their…


Who Sets The Standards for "Best Practices"?

Posted on May 26, 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Friendly debate about methods of recruiting is appropriate, but personal attacks which are based in ignorance and/or jealousy are not. Before you launch into a sermon on 'the only way to recruit' and the 'evils' of some other recruiter's methods, pause a moment… Continue

What Is It Like to Recruit for 'The Genius'? Response to a Journalistic 'Hatchet Job'

Posted on May 25, 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

An article well worth reading for any technical recruiter, involved with VC funded startups and high-tech inventors!  


It’s a very interesting article, but it begs a lot of questions. I’ve met Mike, and worked as a Recruiter for him, to identify…


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