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Namaste, Cisco!

On the Radar: Friday, February 8th, 2008

Off the WRAL Local Tech Wire:

Cisco Looks to Train 360,000 Engineers

Cisco’s visionary John Chambers foresees global demand for high-speed networking, video conferencing and other net technologies exploding over the next few years. And the networking giant’s chairman/CEO is ramping up training efforts to meet expected need for engineers to install, maintain and run…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on February 8, 2008 at 7:55am — No Comments

Cooperation With Recruiters

I have been working in a sales capacity throughout Asia for over 25 years. I have a vast amount of connections at every level within the Semiconductor Industry. If there any recruiters out there who would like to collaborate or receive my assistance in any way I would welcome their contact. During my career I have been an expat in Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore and Spain. I have worked in all the Asian regions that have a semiconductor base including China, Japan, Thailand. My…

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Added by Jimmy Riddle on February 8, 2008 at 3:56am — No Comments

Social networks see Web traffic declines

On the Radar: Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Interesting read in the Minnesota Daily:

The bubble of social networks is starting to burst.

Research released from Internet research firm ComScore Jan. 23 confirmed that the top two social networks, Facebook and MySpace, both saw their traffic decline by double-digit percents.

The research, conducted in November and December, surveyed browsing habits of more…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on February 7, 2008 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Meet Tiffany Peery, Senior Technical Recruiter at Intel, Part 2

y Dave Mendoza, Master Cybersleuth, Affiliate Partner, JobMachine Inc.

(720) 733-2022






Tiffany’s Email

Linkedin Profile

Connect with Tiffany

(C) 602-430-2737…

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Added by Dave Mendoza on February 7, 2008 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Standout Jobs is Happy to Sponsor RecruitingBlogs.com Networking Event in Vegas

Just wanted to extend my thanks to Jason - RecruitingBlogs.com is a great resource and he's been a big supporter of Standout Jobs. And I'm very happy to be sponsoring the Networking Event in Vegas. I think it's a good way for people in the space to connect at a grassroots level - and that includes the Recruiting Roadshow.



I hope to be there. And here's our brief announcement on our small participation:…

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Added by Ben Yoskovitz on February 7, 2008 at 4:11pm — 1 Comment

The Politics of Sales Professionals (Yes, Recruiters Too!)

February may give birth to “Super Tuesday” each year, but there’s another political process that takes place 365 days a year in corporations across the globe that is equally interesting to me.

Of course, I’m referring to the politics of Sales Professionals (and…

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Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on February 7, 2008 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Coming Aboard!

I joined this site because of an invitation by someone from SixDegrees at LinkedIn.com.



You can see my company here:



http://trantor.ca



You can see my (rather ancient) personal site here:



http://truebob.com



I exist in a number of other places on the Internet, have written articles,

etc. It is easy to find me with "Google" and find out what is going

on with me.



I am very much hoping to get myself…

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Added by Bob Trower on February 7, 2008 at 11:15am — 1 Comment

2008 Book of Sourcers

Lately I've been getting lots and lots and lots of requests to refer sourcers to recruiters and companies looking for sourcers/researchers. I've decided to publish a book - it's going to be called "The Book of Sourcers" and if you'd like to be listed in it as a sourcing provider for 2008 send me the following:

Name

Company Name

Website

Title

Telephone

Fax

Street Address

City/State/Zip

E-mail Address

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Added by Maureen Sharib on February 7, 2008 at 9:01am — 1 Comment

Not many people love (or even like!) their jobs?

There was a discussion over on LinkedIn a couple weeks ago where Doug H asked,

“Why do people write angry emails at work?” There were several answers posted but this one, by Ray H, caught my attention:

“Not many people love their jobs...most dislike their job, feel unappreciated and underpaid. Although they may be good at their job, they don't like doing it. Others like their job, but aren't that good at it…”



Do you agree with this assessment? If so, what do you see as… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 7, 2008 at 8:01am — No Comments

What blogs do you follow?

What blogs do you follow, I mean, REALLY follow, that consistently bring you information that you can use in your practice? Or do you follow any at all? Who are the leading-edge thinkers in this business?
******
Do something today you don't think you can do.

Maureen Sharib
Telephone Name Sourcer/MagicMethod Trainer
513 899 9628
http://www.techtrak.com
My NameSourcer blog: http://tinyurl.com/33qezt

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 7, 2008 at 7:58am — No Comments

What three things do you most want in your life?

Are any of them in conflict with each other? If so, how do you see this resolving?

******
Sourcers! Don't be left out. Get listed in 2008 Book of Sourcers!
Do something today you don't think you can do.

Maureen Sharib
Telephone Name Sourcer/MagicMethod Trainer
513 899 9628
TechTrak.com, Inc.
maureen at namesourcer.com
http://www.techtrak.com

NameSourcer blog: http://tinyurl.com/33qezt

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 7, 2008 at 7:56am — No Comments

Outsourcing research of Passive Candidates

Outsourcing is the real mantra of today's market. Recruitment process outsourcing is billion dollar industry. The wise way to outsource is to outsource some non core functions to India. Virtual Cyber Technology is one of the leading recruitment process outsourcing firm based in India. Outsourcing Passive search, data entry, job postings, email management, job board search to Virtual Cyber Technology could save you 50%-60% of the total cost per hiring.

Added by Vikas on February 7, 2008 at 4:00am — No Comments

Online Job Advertising Up In January (Just)

Recruitment advertising in the UK crept up in January, according to the born Job Advertising Index, but only just. The index experienced only a one point rise, up to 90 points from 89 points in December. Surprised? I was.

I’d expected to see a far more significant…

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Added by Julian Stopps on February 7, 2008 at 3:55am — No Comments

Oh Brother, Big Brother lacking in intelligence?

On the Radar: Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

From InformationWeek:

In keeping with its mandate to gather intelligence, the CIA is watching YouTube.

U.S. spies, now under the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), are looking increasingly online for intelligence; they have become major consumers of social media.

"We're looking at YouTube, which carries some unique and honest-to-goodness intelligence," said Doug…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on February 6, 2008 at 11:30pm — No Comments

something i may do .....i

A recent article I read .

Let's fantasize about what it would be like to take maybe a month off (or, since we are dreaming, maybe even two) just to do succession planning. It would be a time frame when no jobs are assigned, and you have a complete focus on finding candidates for jobs that are not yet open.

At Brown Shoe Company, we have established a program to do this. We call it the "Strategic Month." Each corporate recruiter doing full-cycle…

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Added by tom on February 6, 2008 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Hump Day Humor 2/6

A REAL ESTATE SALESMAN AND HIS BOSS

A Real Estate Salesman had just closed his first deal, only to discover that the piece of land he had sold was completely under water.

“That customer’s going to come back here pretty mad,” he said to his boss. “Should I give him his money back?”

“Money back?” roared the boss. “What kind of a Salesman are you!?! Get out there and sell him a houseboat!”

SOURCE:…

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Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on February 6, 2008 at 12:53pm — 5 Comments

An intro, and The Recruiting Toolbox Blog

Hi - I'm a former corporate recruiting leader from Amazon.com and AT&T Wireless, up in the Seattle area. Since 2002, I've partnered with corporate HR and recruiting leaders to help improve their internal recruiting capabilities. I started Recruitig Toolbox to help organization recruit better. We help with recruiting strategy, processes, systems, tools, metrics, and branding, and build custom, highly rated training for recruiters, recruiting… Continue

Added by John Vlastelica on February 6, 2008 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

RedPrairie WMS Contractor for Memphis, TN

I have a contract position open in Memphis, TN, for a RedPrairie WMS contractor with Oracle 8i, 9i or 10G DB experience and PL/SQL. Please let me know if you have anyone that would be interested in hearing about this position. Thank you.

Linda Winfield, CPC, CTS
Sr.…
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Added by Linda Winfield on February 6, 2008 at 10:19am — No Comments

Podcast 44: Employer Branding Online

The latest born podcast is out now. Digital recruiting news this week: TMP releases an employer branding whitepaper, we interview Tim Elkington (Enhance Media) and Monster’s US index takes a tumble.

All this news, and more, this week on…

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Added by Julian Stopps on February 6, 2008 at 10:15am — 1 Comment

2/6/08 - openings in Houston (perm and contract)

This is a list of my current "hot jobs" open here in the Houston area as of February 6th, 2008. Feel free to contact me directly about these to discuss more in detail.

Kent Sims - Recruiting Supervisor

RSA

kent.sims@rsacorp.com

CONTRACT OPENINGS

Technical Writer with Oil Drilling experience (3 months, possibly longer)

.NET / C# Developer (open ended - long term/perm conversion possible)

CMVC/ClearCase…

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Added by Kent Sims on February 6, 2008 at 9:51am — No Comments

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