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Phone vs. Internet: Complete SourceCon Session on Video

Hey this is great. How many other sessions were recorded?

Phone vs. Internet Screenshot

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Added by James Guske on September 24, 2007 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Would you connect to a politician?

Pretty much all the politicians running for President have created MySpace and Facebook pages; Senator Obama also has a LinkedIn page and group. Senator Clinton and the others are expected to join Senator Obama on LinkedIn shortly.

One could assume that both Senators Obama’s and Clinton’s networks would tend to be heavily populated with minorities. With the…

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Added by Charles Bretz on September 24, 2007 at 12:54pm — No Comments

A fallen recruiter.....

A colleague of mine has recently lost her life. She was also a dear friend of mine. I would greatly appreciate if you can help spread the word in your blogs, or by any other means. Of course I would welcome your attendance to the benefit, as it is a great cause.

Christie

christiexdean@gmail.com…

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Added by Christie Bower on September 21, 2007 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Back From NYC

I have spent the last few days in NYC, and I have to say I was impressed. I felt safe and enjoyed the sites. Someone on the subway even did a good deed. Someone with me dropped her purse on the subway and did not see a credit card had fallen out under a chair. He picked it up and handed it back to her.

Also, there are some extemely talented people still available to recruit in this town!

I may have some news in the coming months, I went to Silver Cup Studio productions as well…

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Added by Amie Ernst on September 20, 2007 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Time is the Master

I have taken a hiatus from my daily post on RecruitingBlogs.com and The Recruiting Network but will get back to Quote for the Day and News to…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on September 20, 2007 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Rules for the unemployed job search

Yes, being unemployed creates a different set of rules in which you should manage your job search, and lets be clear it is the candidate who needs to take ownership and run the show. Steps include:

  • Assess and understand your skills in the market place and your flexibility (see blog: decision making 101)
  • Create your first draft of your resume
  • Call a…
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Added by bill martineau on September 20, 2007 at 12:05pm — No Comments

linkedin candidates directed to your ATS

I've just seen that LinkedIn upgraded their job posting page and added a feature so that you can now have applicants apply online through your ATS. This is great for managing the candidate flow and most likely ensures that you at least respond to each and every candidate which once in a while may be hard if you get a lot of applicants through email. As well it gives you (or at least us here) an automated tracking of the source so we can see the effectiveness of posting jobs on LinkedIn (not too… Continue

Added by Ted Meulenkamp on September 20, 2007 at 3:20am — No Comments

My client refuses to pay me !!

I sent a resume with my candidates permission to a client that I have worked with for the past couple of years. I sent the resume on a (maybe there is a fit) without an actual job order from my client.. My client has given me permission to do this. My contact in HR replied " thanks for thinking of us. I am always willing to see good candidates. Nothing available now."

Anyway, I received an email a couple of day's later from the candidate asking me who I sent the resume to at the…

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Added by kathy on September 19, 2007 at 7:38pm — 1 Comment

Professional Pet Peeve #1

Declining an Outlook meeting invite without looking at the date. Sorry, I can't make this meeting tomorrow because blah blah blah reason...even though the meeting invite states the meeting isn't until October. READ THE DAMN DATE PEOPLE! If people would slow down for 5 minutes and read instead of being Mr./Ms. Johnny/Janie On-The-Spot, Fastest Mouse-Clicker West of the Mississippi, Ms. Cleo of Outlook Invitations, I wouldn't have to write this. But no, it must be a race to see who can respond…

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Added by Ragan Kellams on September 19, 2007 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

The born Job Advertising Index

The born team have launched a new information product this week, the born Job Advertising Index.…

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Added by Julian Stopps on September 19, 2007 at 5:10am — No Comments

bleeding my soul to the recruiting ANIMAL

Bled my soul

September 18th, 2007 · No Comments

Yeah…so of all people I called up the RECRUITING ANIMAL tonight and poured my soul to him…of course he was attentive and…

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Added by WorkFarce on September 18, 2007 at 9:49pm — No Comments

Four Part Webinar Series on Best Practices

Can your employer brand really affect your cost of doing business? Yes. Interested in learning best practices around the most critical issues facing HR: source of hire, recruiting process, employer brand

and retention?

Join us in this four part Webinar series to learn best practices that companies like Bank of America, Dick’s Sporting Goods, IHOP, Lowe’s, Methodist Healthcare, WellStar and

others are doing…

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Added by Catherine Horgan on September 18, 2007 at 9:22pm — No Comments

That's a big word Dave!

Folksonomy. AKA collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, or social tagging. What a great way to introduce this abstract concept! Dave Copps had just a wonderful talk at SourceCon about real nature of information on the web and how it relates social networking. Web 3.0. This is very much along the line of "Everything is Miscellaneous" by David Weinberger ISBN 0-8050-8043-0.



I also noticed that Dave uses a Mac.…



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Added by James Guske on September 18, 2007 at 8:52pm — No Comments

I'm Back Jack...

I’m back jack….

September 18th, 2007 · No Comments

After a long respite I have emerged…sure, slimy and shawshank-like crawling out of…

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Added by WorkFarce on September 18, 2007 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Inner Farce

Sometimes…You Can’t Fight your inner Farce

September 7th, 2007 · 1…

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Added by WorkFarce on September 18, 2007 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Win $250 For Charity

We're always looking for ways to demonstrate the positive power of social media. And this time we found it on BlogCatalog.com. BlogCatalog members have designated Sept. 27 as Blog Against Abuse.



While the topic is wide open, we were really taken by the idea. Enough so that I e-mailed the Antony Berkman, president of BlogCatalog, to see if we could go beyond our usual support of his social… Continue

Added by Rich on September 18, 2007 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Youth not always an advantage

Most of us who have been around understand (and sometimes long for) the advantages of youth (especially as our society is obsessed with youth), but when it comes to career changes sometimes a little experience goes a long way.

Obviously my job as a recruiter is to educate and inform a candidate about the interview process and assist them in working through details about a job and anything impacted by a change in jobs. Of course working with candidates who have been…

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Added by bill martineau on September 18, 2007 at 11:34am — No Comments

Re-Recruiting your Current Employees

Is re-recruiting your current employee’s part of your employee retention strategy? If not, it should be, according to Michael Jalbert, president of Management Recruiters International.

“Employers should be applying the strategies and tools of external recruiting to their current employees.”

Loyalty is a good trait to have but it is unrealistic to think that your employees will be loyal in such a…

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Added by Nicole St.Martin on September 18, 2007 at 10:28am — No Comments

The future of recruiting

Do you think you know? Here's the answer.

Added by Chris Russell on September 18, 2007 at 9:13am — No Comments

Another SourceCon Picture: Amybeth Interviews Audience.

Sourcers have diverse backgrounds.

Amybeth Hale Interview

Added by James Guske on September 18, 2007 at 5:55am — No Comments

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