Sorry just got your post actually I had stopped coming on recruiting blogs as I got busy. I think the Java position with security clearance is the one you are referring to. It is a multiple openings position and yes it is still…"
Which conferences do you plan to attend in the next year?
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking, Referrals between friends, Very targeted/niche
How do you introduce yourself to people you meet in business?
I focus on the IT field although I've had opportunities in the financial/banking industry. I am a focused consultant that's aspired to ENHANCE careers. Although it's considered my occupation, to uplift one's career can make the most of an impact. That is what I find self-gratifying.
Name someone you most admire
Our 44th President
What recruiting tools can you not live without?
LinkedIn.com, Job boards (Dice & Careerbuilders), Spoke.com, and most importantly my money maker, The Phone!!
Sorry just got your post actually I had stopped coming on recruiting blogs as I got busy. I think the Java position with security clearance is the one you are referring to. It is a multiple openings position and yes it is still open.
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Over the past year I have been experimenting how best to facilitate members being able to connect with each other. Some want to connect with everyone and some are looking for a few meaningful connections.
1-2 times per week I send a group introduction message with 10-15 new members and reintroducing others.
What this means for you is simple, do you wish to be introduced to the group?
You have 4 options from which to choose:
(A) “Open Networker” with name, email address, and LinkedIn URL as you want to connect with anyone and everyone.
(B) “General Introduction” with name and LinkedIn URL as you are specific about who you want to connect with.
(C) “Lurker” no announcement will be made as you want to be on the sidelines connecting with people as you wish.
(D) “Super Open Networker” which is (A) plus having your contact information on the group page.
A caution on the “Open Networker”, you may be inundated with invitations to connect. For some this is exactly what they are hoping for and others this could be a pain.
I do ask, if you receive invitations from members you do not want to connect with that you “Archive” the message versus “I don’t know” so the sender is not penalized by LinkedIn although how you handle this is up to you.
Again your options are (A), (B), (C), (D).
Please include your LinkedIn URL and email address you prefer to receive invitations and send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for the recent invite. Please note my availability for Management, Consulting, Presales, Operations or Business Development positions; leveraging over 10 years at Oracle and multiple vertical industries. email@example.com / 847-854-0056 / www.linkedin.com/in/robertlaporta
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