October 2007 Blog Posts (71)

A Social Network for Google Earth?

On the Radar: Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Paul Harrison writes on Digital Recruiting:

We've been pretty excited about this for a while, but the post 'a Social Network for Google Earth?' on the Google Operating System blog really put some more meat on the…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on October 31, 2007 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Internal Equity – The double edged sword

Once upon a time we lived in the wild west of salary negotiation where many companies had no real constraints placed upon what they could do for a potential employee, but about a decade ago most companies began to put in place internal equity processes so that they could control rising costs, leverage pay (get the most “bang for the buck”), and to insure that no discriminatory hiring practices were in place (nobody likes a lawsuit).

Now I agree that companies need to have these types…

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Added by bill martineau on October 31, 2007 at 4:08pm — No Comments

How to set up a Talent Acquisition Department?

A friend of mine recently asked me how I would set up a Talent Acquisition organization for a $4Billion, 21,000 employee company. Here was my response...



The first thing I would do is define what our revenue per employee number looks like. In this case, it is $190,476. ($4B/21,000)…



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Added by Shea Putnam on October 31, 2007 at 10:33am — 2 Comments

Something that is bothering me....

I attended a recruiting event last night. I don't remember who said the following statment but I was shocked that anyone would say such a thing regarding our profession or industry.

"We are a support group for the company" by referring to their internal recruiting organization.

My thoughts....

Recruiting is the lifeline of any company. Without a steady flow of new talent and the management of talent, any company will not succeed to its highest potential. Recruiting is…

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Added by Shea Putnam on October 31, 2007 at 10:27am — No Comments

Halloween Costumes for Work



I had to share....I love this, they describe one costume..."The Blackberry."

Halloween Costumes for Work

Added by Recruitnik on October 31, 2007 at 1:07am — No Comments

ERE Expo - Pre Conference Workshop D

The second pre-conference I attended was Kevin Wheeler's presentation on Techniques & Tools to Adapt Technologies for Workforce Planning. His approach to workforce planning is not tactical because ........

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Added by Jonathan Rosenberg on October 30, 2007 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Halloween Survival Skills

I enjoy what the staff over at Common Craft is doing to explain new technology in good ‘ole plain English. But this video, below, goes far beyond the call of duty to provide serious Halloween survival information EVERYONE…

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Added by Chad Sowash on October 30, 2007 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Google Guide: Making Searching Even Easier

On the Radar: Tuesday, October 30th, 2007



Following up on last week's blip about
GoogleTutor.com another learning tool for sourcers, researchers and bloggers:

Google Guide is an online interactive tutorial and reference for experienced users, novices,…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on October 30, 2007 at 8:45am — No Comments

SEO Tips: Search Engine Optimization for Recruiters

On the Radar: Monday, October 29th, 2007



Great series of posts on Toby Dayton's Diggings blog:

Tip #1 For Effective SEO for Corporate Career Sites

SEO…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on October 29, 2007 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Podcast 31: National Online Recruitment Awards

The latest episode of the born online recruitment news podcast is available.

This week we are joined by Stephen O'Donnell from AllJobsUK for the announcement of the NORA winners.

Also in the show: It's all about CV databases for Trinity…

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Added by Julian Stopps on October 29, 2007 at 4:09pm — No Comments

TW3...Week ending October 26th, 2007

Here is this week's round-up from the recruiting industry’s group blogs, portals and individual archives posted on Recruiting.com...



...and an archive of the weekly digest "That was the week that was..." just in case you need one:…



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Added by Amitai Givertz on October 28, 2007 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Gen X; Bridging the Gap

Being part of Generation X, I often feel like a bridge between two different dimensions.....

http://recruitnik.blogspot.com/2007/10/gen-x-bridging-gap.html






Added by Recruitnik on October 27, 2007 at 11:04am — No Comments

Building the case for video, social media

On the Radar: Friday, October 26th, 2007

RB Digital Rodeo suggests an audience for recruiting video:

Social media is more than just social news sites and social bookmarking, it’s audio, video, and it’s conversation, creation, and co-creation - “mash-ups.” Video should fit into your marketing efforts.…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on October 26, 2007 at 11:30pm — No Comments

TMP UK Virtual Careers Fair In Second Life

In this week's podcast I reported on the TMP UK Virtual Careers Fair, which was held last week. This post takes our coverage a little further, including a video tour < read more and view the video tour…

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Added by Julian Stopps on October 26, 2007 at 5:26am — No Comments

Persist or Annoy? That is the question!

Sitting down in the bar, at the Planet Hollywood Resort, to enjoy a few drinks and conversation with our member companies and the topic of annoying vendors cropped up. This is not a new topic and will…

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Added by Chad Sowash on October 25, 2007 at 9:20pm — No Comments

ERE Washington D.C. in a nutshell

Kudos goes out to the ERE staff on last week’s conference in Washington D.C. I was able to catch some great speakers, connect with friends, network, and have Jason Davis take all my chips again in a semi-friendly game of poker. (Proceeds to the ERE Foundation)

You know an event is big when Gerry Crispin chooses to bring his newest product out of R&D and unveil to the market at…

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Added by Chad Sowash on October 25, 2007 at 9:16pm — No Comments

New Company for Some Jobster Folks

Phil Bogle and a couple of ex jobster employees start a new company.

Added by Slouch on October 25, 2007 at 9:43am — No Comments

Free webinar on Using Social Media in the Workplace

On the Radar: Thursday, October 25th, 2007

On Blog Herald:

Six Apart will provide a webinar titled Enterprise 2.0: Using Social Media in the Workplace, on Tuesday, October 30th at 10:30am PDT. The free live webinar will be conducted by Forrester analysts Charlene Li and Rob Koplowitz. In addition, Anil Dash, Chief Evangelist of Six Apart, will present case studies and be…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on October 25, 2007 at 7:30am — No Comments

GoogleTutor.com

On the Radar: Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Tutorials, tips and advice for Google users! Includes a handy-dandy Google Tutor’s Google Search Manual and something for everything else, from Adsense to YouTube.

Check the site out . If you like…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on October 24, 2007 at 8:55pm — No Comments

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