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Future of Learning: Learning HOW to LEARN

I am a lifelong learner. I will continue to fill my plate with whatever quenches my appetite.



“The people that are the most passionate about what they do

never, ever stop learning”



Many people are… Continue

Added by Benjamin McCall on March 1, 2010 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Screening Temporary Employees - A 2010 Hiring Trend Makes It More Important Than Ever

The change in the economy over the last two years has increased the contracting of temporary workers, a trend that many believe is here to stay. The U.S. Department of Labor notes that employment of temporary workers is expected to grow 19% through 2018.…

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Added by Doreen Koronios on March 1, 2010 at 11:59am — No Comments

Not Another Social Media Tool

Over the past few weeks, the most talked about topic in social media has been the introduction of Google Buzz. Some users love it for its game-changing interactive potential,…

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Added by Omowale Casselle on March 1, 2010 at 11:47am — 1 Comment

Addition by Subtraction by Addition (ASA)

Addition by Subtraction by Addition (ASA)



ASA refers to the skill of adding to, or subtracting from a URL to…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 1, 2010 at 11:27am — No Comments

An Open Letter To All Passive Candidates - Quit Your Job.

Congratulations, you’ve managed to keep your job last year. While everyone else was laid off or fired, you worked harder to survive. You sacrificed health, social and family time. And, now you don’t have a life. In fact, you were so overly productive last year the company doesn’t see the need to hire someone now.



You’re stressed. We know. We see the bags under your eyes. So, put down that cup of calming herbal tea. My friend, you need to quit.



Yeah, we know you got bills,… Continue

Added by Michael Glenn on March 1, 2010 at 9:05am — 1 Comment

What smart leaders know about talent management and strategy

Smart leaders know that strategic hiring and deployment of their top talent are essential to managing risk, achieving business outcomes and ensuring future sustainability. It’s the strength of your people that drives the rise or fall of your business—especially in hard times.



If your talent management philosophy consists of finding and hiring people when you need them, it’s time to make a paradigm shift. Capabilities and leadership gaps need to be filled in order to grow…
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Added by Kathleen Quinn Votaw on March 1, 2010 at 12:11am — 1 Comment

Lost In The Job Search Crowd? Stand Out: “Inside The Box” With Your Cover Letter





We have all seen the TV spots, the newspaper articles and the blog posts about how difficult it is to find a job in the current economic climate where the supply of suitable candidates far outpaces the demand filling

positions.



What is a job seeker to do? Pack it in? Hibernate until the next boom? Move to a remote island and

farm…

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Added by Matthew Levy on February 28, 2010 at 3:42pm — No Comments

It's Never Too Late To Revamp Your Packaging

When is the last time you've thought about packaging and how you package yourself? Not only your look, but how you message things?…



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Added by Trish on February 28, 2010 at 12:32pm — 5 Comments

The promiscuous digit

So you are probably wondering what is this guy on about?. A promiscuous digit and recruitment, well let me explain.

The…

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Added by Keith Robinson on February 28, 2010 at 9:15am — 5 Comments

Career Manifesto



When it comes to creating your career plans, you must start with the belief that you want a career and what that really means to you. What is your career philosophy? How do you define your career ambitions and goals? Are you ready to stand up and fight for the career you want? Are you a…

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Added by Lisa Kaye on February 28, 2010 at 12:36am — No Comments

Peeling back, and seeing what is underneath!!

Peeling back, and seeing what is underneath!! Peeling back, or Peel-Back as it is referred to, is the art of finding something on the internet and then looking at the URL and taking parts of it away to find new information. For instance take the URL below:…



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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 27, 2010 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Top Ten Ways to Find a Job

When the economy is in bad shape, the job market is usually worse. Those with jobs are trying to stay employed and people without jobs are desperately trying to find a new job, both can be extremely stressful.



If you put in the time and effort into finding a new job you will be rewarded no matter how fierce the competition is. Stay motivated and persistent – finding a new job is your new job right now.



These are the top ten ways to find a new job:



1. Use the… Continue

Added by Jill Czeczuga on February 26, 2010 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Flipping, a guide of how to Flip Search!!

Flipping, a guide of how to Flip Search



Flipping, for those of us who remember, was a game you did with baseball cards. Kind of like war, except who ever turned over a…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 26, 2010 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Facebook Passes Yahoo as 2nd Most Popular Website

According to new data released by Compete.com, Facebook has passed Internet search engine and portal site Yahoo to become the 2nd most visited website–now trailing only Google.

If your business doesn’t have a presence on Facebook yet–get started today! You are missing out on a great branding and awareness tool.…



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Added by Brad Smith on February 26, 2010 at 11:54am — No Comments

“How does our service compare” or “What can we do better?”

If you are looking for a way to bring your team together, gain insight into what others are doing in the industry, raise the level of customer service in your business and get inspired about what you do, I have the solution for you. Get involved in your local service awards as a volunteer.



I know I have talked about this before – but I feel the need to bring it up again. I have spent 2 of the past 3 weeks as a volunteer for the Calgary White Hat Service Awards. I was fortunate enough… Continue

Added by Corey Harlock on February 26, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Recruitment

My company has been asked by fellow recruiters to find recruitment consultants... why is it harder to find outstanding consultants then it is being in last years market!

Added by Angelique Hathaway-Smith on February 26, 2010 at 4:50am — No Comments

Five Recruiting Scenarios - John Sumser's Lead-Up to ERE Expo 2010 Spring

John Sumser is writing a thought-provoking series as a lead-up to his presentation at ERE Expo. The series is titled The Five Scenarios for the Future of Recruiting. He's structured the articles on a technique developed by Shell in the 1980s called Scenario Planning. I had an opportunity to record a 26 minute podcast with John for TotalPicture Radio - his…
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Added by Peter Clayton on February 25, 2010 at 10:57pm — 1 Comment

Reflections on the "Little Things"

When beginning my career, after starting to work in the r eal world (per say) - I would spend my time on ironing boards.

I would neatly press all my shirts and slacks, usually on the weekends. I would hear from people about how they took everything to the cleaners. Had everything pressed, starched and dry cleaned. I was never the one to do such a thing. I had the time so I did it myself. On Sundays, I would get everything ready for the week. Maybe have a…

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Added by Benjamin McCall on February 25, 2010 at 9:32pm — 5 Comments

Recruiters turned Community Managers? I doubt it somehow...

Back in 1999, I was working on the development of a piece of software that allowed the recruiter to reach candidates that were coming together in newsgroups, on-line, to converse about their specialist subjects. It was while delving into this world of on-line groups that I had a light bulb moment - I realised that tapping into these communities, or 'special interest groups' as we referred to them back then, could be the future for creating a more robust and credible recruitment supply…

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Added by Gareth Jones on February 25, 2010 at 6:12pm — 11 Comments

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