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January 2008 Blog Posts (152)

NotchUp's Annoying Opening Act

On the Radar: Thursday, January 31st, 2008

In BusinessWeek:

In its quest for members, the new online job search site managed to create a spam snowball and gain a lot of (not always positive) attention

Great article, worth the…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on January 31, 2008 at 11:30pm — No Comments

New website for Recruiter's to Network

Hey all, I have devleoped a website www.Recruiter2Recruiter.biz out of frustration for recruiters to post needs, post candidates and develop friends to network with. There is a small one time membership fee/year to sign up, then make split placements as many time as you can. I network with quite a few recruiters, but spent most of my time waiting for updated needs and responses. With over 100 jobs to fill around the country and some great candidates and nowhere to put them, i knew this could…

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Added by Brad Remington on January 31, 2008 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

Interview With Tim Elkington - Enhance Media

As we announced earlier this week, the results of the National Online Recruitment Audience Survey 2008 have just been released. We took the opportunity to speak to Tim Elkington, Managing Director of Enhance Media - the company behind NORAS, about this year’s survey.…

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Added by Julian Stopps on January 31, 2008 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Do Hospitals And Interview Processes Bug You?

I’m writing today’s post not only for anyone and everyone who works in a hospital, but also for every Recruiter, Interviewer and Hiring Manager out there in the Recruitosphere. Let this be a reminder to us all.

Over the course of the past couple of days I have experienced - - first hand - - the sorry state that our Health/Medical Industry is in. Not good. The debate and criticism is nothing new and it’s been in the national spotlight a lot lately in both…

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Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on January 31, 2008 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Mindset: A Powerful booster of the Performance of an Organisation. Today’s economic and social environment is changing very rapidly; markets are increasingly global, deregulation is taking place ever…

Mindset: A Powerful booster of the Performance of an Organisation.



Today’s economic and social environment is changing very rapidly; markets are increasingly global, deregulation is taking place everywhere, deflation (except for oil and its derivatives) is common in many sectors. The war for talent once again is at an all time high making it difficult to attract and even more difficult to retain talent. The shelf life of any product has dramatically reduced,… Continue

Added by Amit Bhagria on January 31, 2008 at 1:49am — No Comments

5 People I Want to Meet for Coffee in 2008





I got to thinking the other day about people in the wireless industry that I'd like to share a table with at Starbucks and just gab.



No time constraints. Just hot coffee and conversation without clock-watching.



It took me a while to develop my list, but I think I've got it narrowed down. And here they are, listed in no particular order:…



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Added by Dennis Smith on January 31, 2008 at 12:12am — 3 Comments

Hump Day Humor 1/30

Job Search: The Plan vs. The Reality.

Job Search: The Plan vs. The Reality

Get excited about your career search again and avoid this trap!

Start here and let Paramount Recruiting Partners, LLC do the…

Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on January 30, 2008 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Are Your Employees Engaged?

Nope! Not according to the Ivey Business Journal. In fact, they say 54% of employees are essentially “checked-out” of their work day.



With statistics like that it’s no wonder that increasing employee engagement has… Continue

Added by Nicole St.Martin on January 30, 2008 at 8:47am — 1 Comment

Mergers & Acquisitions in the Job Board Industry

Join my Connector Group to discuss and learn the latest information and trends in M&A in the Job Board Industry. Network and Interact with leaders from the industry to be on the cutting edge of what is happening in the industry....Let's talk!

Added by Nick Araco, Jr., Esq. on January 30, 2008 at 8:27am — 3 Comments

How to Set Goals in Life??

Setting Goals In 7 Easy Steps!!!

The car is packed and you're ready to go, your first ever cross-country trip. From the White Mountains of New Hampshire to the rolling hills of San Francisco, you're going to see it all. You put the car in gear and off you go. First stop, the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. A little while into the trip you need to check the map because you've reached an intersection you're not familiar with. You panic for a…

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Added by Amit Bhagria on January 30, 2008 at 1:40am — No Comments

Another Corporate blogger!

I would like to welcome Ray Schreyer to the blogging fray!

Ray Schreyer is Program Manager of Interactive Recruiting Channels for the…

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Added by Chad Sowash on January 29, 2008 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Top 10 Best Companies to Work For in ‘08

Earlier this month Forbes rated the Best Cities for Jobs in 2008 and this week Fortune rated the Best Companies to…

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Added by Chad Sowash on January 29, 2008 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Big brother is watching?

Ever feel like you’re being watched? No, not by the geek in tech that has nothing better to do than watch individual’s web traffic or read everyone’s work email. Bigger than that, like watching an ant farm and you’re one of the ants.

Well there might be some truth to that feeling after all, at least on the internet.

Hitwise monitors 25 million U.S. internet users…

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Added by Chad Sowash on January 29, 2008 at 10:02pm — No Comments

CareerTours, a New Interactive Recruiting Web Site

On the Radar: Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

According to CentreDaily.com:

CareerTours a Web 2.0 recruiting tool that allows career seekers to "experience" their next career, announces the launch of over 1,000 new job boards. The company, which launched in 2007, features interactive video postings and a unique viral marketing system that connects the right careers with the right…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on January 29, 2008 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Thanks HRmarketer





A couple of weeks ago, Ben Yoskovitz who is the CEO of StandoutJobs.com if I knew of anyone he could talk to at HRmarketer. I didn't know anyone so I put up a post here on RecruitingBlogs.com asking for a referral. Someone emailed me a contact that day and I passed it along… Continue

Added by Slouch on January 29, 2008 at 5:19pm — 2 Comments

Work Meetings, Potato Chips, & eBay

One of the worst parts of being a virtual employee is that I rarely get

the opportunity to physically interact with my coworkers. I sit in my

office at home, and use the phone, Skype, Twitter, and Instant

Messenger to communicate with the other BSG Alliance folks. So, when I

have the opportunity to fly to Texas and have some face time, I always

jump at the chance.



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Added by Katie Tierney on January 29, 2008 at 10:38am — No Comments

Video Job Postings

If you haven’t seen them do yourself a favor and check them out. That includes candidates who are looking for some additional insight into the corporate culture and work environment of a particular company.

John Littlejohn (VP and GM of The Employment Guide)…

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Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on January 29, 2008 at 8:02am — No Comments

Minnesota Headhunter To Present At The StarTribune Career Expo

As posted on MN Headhunter:

Many thanks to Kevin Donlin of The Simple Job Search and The Simple Job Search Blog for referring the folks putting on the event to me.

Click Career Expo to see those presenting and list of the exhibitors with the job fair.

I was a late edition to the web…

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Added by Paul DeBettignies on January 28, 2008 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Podcast 43: LinkedIn Land In London

Online recruitment news on this week's show: LinkedIn arrive in London, NotchUp launch a pay-per-interview model and eFinancialCareers has the Answers.

All this news, and more, this week on born...…

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Added by Julian Stopps on January 28, 2008 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Training and HR Technology--Retrain the Brain.

As aging baby boomers look to keep on working, producers of `brain fitness' software—aimed at improving memory and keeping the mind sharp—see an opportunity to pitch their products to employers. Software tools to keep the brain fit are headed to the workplace. The products have been making a splash in the consumer market in recent years as older Americans wrestle with memory loss and other cognitive declines. And now vendors of "brain fitness" software are beginning to see employers as…

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Added by Amit Bhagria on January 28, 2008 at 11:15am — 2 Comments

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