I heard a mortgage horror story the other day from a friend as he was buying a new house and selling his town home. He had arranged to have back to back closings to make it easy, but as it came time to close on the sale of his house the buyer was a no show…it seems that he had just lost his job and now was not in a position to qualify for the loan, much less make the payments. He very quickly was put in the position where he was being pressed to make a decision on signing his closing papers… Continue
Kris Dunn learned this from the president's press secretary:
Critics should prove they can do better
Tony criticized the president's communication policy and was willing to step in to to fix someone else's mess when asked. (Don't criticize unless you can do better?)
If you're nice, your enemies will be nice, too.
Tony took the "high road" when he could have… Continue
"Do you keep magpies in your office who like chasing after the next shiny thing?"
If you want to be more successful working a desk its important that there is a level of discipline during the working day. How often do we make or receive a call which "feels" more important than the task at hand, the sure fire fee from a new job order, the most placeable candidate you've ever spoken to (but not right for the current… Continue
Added by Gavin Chase on July 17, 2008 at 4:18pm —
We are one of the top Staffing Companies in the world and because of growth are looking for a Professional Search Manager to lead, develop and train a large team of Professional Search Recruiters. The position will be based out of our downtown Corporate offices and will report directly to a VP. The right candidate will have a successful track record of professional placement delivery and will also have led teams in a similar environment. Please contact me for more information and specific… Continue
I won't argue that the title of "webmaster" carries a tinge of the information-age equivalent of a locomotive fireman, but unlike that example, it's not because the work has disappeared. Most webmasters in their heyday… Continue
With every business slowly becoming knowledge-based even in this economy, it has become imperative for CEOs to preserve the
only dynamic repositories of learning in their companies: employees. That's why, across sectors, sizes, and statures, corporate India now deploys myriad techniques to retain its people. From sharing the CEO's vision and career-counselling to welfare-management and conflict-resolution programmes, there is little that companies will not do today to keep their people.… Continue
Want to take a more hands on hiring approach and find the specific business talent your company is looking for? On the MBA Focus Direct Order Resume Database website, you can get access to more than 60 top MBA programs’ resume databases, and then filter through the 40,000 MBA candidates to find precisely the talent your company needs.
Looking for experienced hires in a specific field… Continue
Added by Ryan Pratt on July 17, 2008 at 11:12am —
Top 50 MBA Programs Online Resume Books at Your Fingertips
If you want top-tier business talent to fill positions in your office, look here first! MBA student and alumni online resume books are available to order right now! Access to 2nd-year class of 2009 students are shipping every week. Dozens of school’s alumni resumes are already available to search! Or pre-order 1st-year class of 2010 students. At the MBA Focus Direct Order website you can get access to all the MBA candidates… Continue
Why You Should Include HTML Text In Your Emails
by Aaron Smith , Thursday, July 17, 2008
I WAS UNDER THE IMPRESSION that most email marketers were well aware of the advantages of including HTML text - also known as system text - as opposed to graphical text in their messages. But I am still frequently surprised to see emails in my inbox from well-established players that rely almost exclusively on images to convey the main point of the message.
Independent-minded Jason Pankow believes that recruiters must make themselves walking talking advertisements for their company culture.
According to Panky, a recruiter has to live the culture to… Continue
I always thought it would be retirement that brought me to No Cal. And then I sold my business. And then my teenager told me that he wanted to go to school in Cali. And then I just so happened to be visiting for 2 weeks. And then I just happened to be launching a software as a service recruiting and selection tool. Holy Cow, maybe this is supposed to be.
I came home and told everyone; kids (one was with me), son in San Antonio, Mother, Brother, Sisters, Friends...and no one is trying… Continue
Author of nearly a dozen books, Jeffrey Fox shares, “The job interview is a sales call to sell yourself." The goal of the interview is for the hiring company to “buy” you. At which point you receive an offer letter, you have a clear picture of the exact value of the transaction. However, the decision to buy happens long before the offer letter.
Hiring decision are made much earlier than most people imagine. Neil Anderson (1992) states "interviewers are far… Continue
Added by Mitch Byers on July 16, 2008 at 8:00pm —
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