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Are You a Desert Flower or a Mequite Tree?

In my 18 years of following the staffing and recruiting industry, two cliches have come up now and again.



"Two and out or in for a lifetime.”



This term relates to the penchant of staffing and recruiting companies to hire freshly graduated college kids with limited experience and/or no job prespects in their chosen field. Often these young people would learn the ropes well enough to be functionally effective, then leave after a couple of years to hopefully greener… Continue

Added by Phil McCutchen on June 8, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Do you know your Future

Do you know the Future?

One Saturday a couple of weeks ago, my kids and I were driving to an event where community members were being honored for years of volunteering in the community where I grew up, which is located next to the college town where I now live. My parents were some of the people honored, so it was a special time for my family.

While we were driving, out of the blue my son asked, “Mom, let’s talk about the future.” I said sure and asked him what he wanted to know. He… Continue

Added by Chernee Vitello on June 8, 2009 at 10:27am — No Comments

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Added by Rohith Kudukuli on June 8, 2009 at 9:57am — No Comments

Email Etiquette

The best form of communication is an in person meeting or phone call, but when email is required here is a guideline on how to get the most out of your email exchange. 1) Create a subject line that best summarizes the reason for the email. A poor subject line often means your email will be deleted.

2) Do not ramble in your email. Keep it short and to the point. Bullet points allow the reader to quickly scan what is important.

3) Avoid over… Continue

Added by Kunin Associates on June 8, 2009 at 9:28am — No Comments

Are resumes obsolete?

Resumes must die



It is time to revisit this idea again.



You need to kill your resume!



It is especially time for me to kill my resume.

For a lot of reasons.





Me, circa 2007





I dug up an old resume from Careerbuilder that I put out there a long time ago, like in somewhere around 2007.



It looks like this:



Experienced Human Resources… Continue

Added by Michael VanDervort on June 8, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Competency Test

Hi!

Can anyone help me with Competency based test for the recruitment. I am looking to have a test to identify pro activeness, accomplishment and comprehension.

Regards

Added by Maryam on June 7, 2009 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Hi ...there ...a great place to test your skills ...cards as effective communication tool .

Using cards for a effective communication strategy



Test your Communication Skills





A greeting is warm message that convey's heart felt feelings .



Given the context that it requires skill, craft and adeptness.



ingredients for writing a greeting card: A good visualizer and a communicator with skills in graphic design , jingle or slogan writing.

solicitate all… Continue

Added by Ravi on June 6, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

social networking ...professional ...networking ...blogging...video...audio..IM ...how close can individual's get!!

with emergence of the online viz. internet or the www medium based social networking fora ....in synchronous with the instant messaging ...video/audio im...blogging ...etc



how close can the individual get!! ,



what is are the objectives of the social networking ??



can individuals ...be blurred by or a lack of understanding of their needs , wants



...trap/lead themselve's into associations, intimacy beyond their objectives ...



How to keep or… Continue

Added by Ravi on June 6, 2009 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

The Client Side - Government Intervention, Penske, and How Things Should Be

This past week it was announced that Roger Penske's company was buying Saturn. This is what should have happened, but not orchestrated by the government and it should have happened months ago. The recruiting industry is impacted more by overall business conditions than most industries, so this is important stuff for all of us involved.



Back in the fall, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and his right hand man Tim Geithner (now Treasury Secretary under Obama) basically told George Bush… Continue

Added by Todd Kmiec on June 6, 2009 at 11:34am — No Comments

What New Leaders Can Learn from Late-Night TV

Conan O’Brien’s move to The Tonight Show is one of the hottest topics of conversation these days. Of course, anytime some mainstay changes, people are bound to feel uncomfortable or even downright hostile. But an author at HRM Today recently posted an article on what new managers and team leaders can potentially learn from his high-profile switch. Though Conan is a bona fide… Continue

Added by Louis Bina on June 5, 2009 at 4:54pm — No Comments

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream

Ok, I will behave myself this month and try not to cause a ruckus. I did learn a new word last blog thanks to Gerry Crispin..putanesca. I think it is some kind of sauce, but also has something to do with women of ill repute. Hmmmm?



So here I go with this month’s blog. Not only am I a recruiter but I am a mom, and I was remembering long ago, when my daughter was little. She had the ears of a well trained hunting dog when it came to the sounds of the neighborhood ice cream truck. She… Continue

Added by Sherry Junker on June 5, 2009 at 4:08pm — 2 Comments

Job boards (ihire.com)

Has anyone had any success using the site ihirelogistics.com?

I appreciate all the feedback

Thanks

Kayla Goodhue
GlobalTranz

Added by Kayla Goodhue on June 5, 2009 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Rene Flohr -- New Developments

As a partner in my Recruiting Firm I am able to take on a different role in my company allowing me to pursue other interests and venture into positions within corporations in San Diego and Orange County, Cailfornia.



I am looking to bridge into a position where I can apply the 17 years of Outside Sales, Promotions, Management, Operations, Public and Employee Relations, Human Resources and Executive Recruitment experience into a Career with a great company. I am applying to a wide… Continue

Added by Rene Flohr on June 5, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Save your Job! Show your Boss your worth, demo this right here…

It’s summer time already in the South, 90 degrees outside and humid as Vietnam 1969. The layoffs are still hot too. Not a whole lot of jobs reqs either.



Your Boss is pacing the office like a half crazed Nazi commander waiting for orders to drop kick more recruiters out. Everyone is doing their best to look busy, marching down the halls as they peck away on their blackberry and even giving Social Media Recruiting presentations.



Even a… Continue

Added by Michael Glenn on June 5, 2009 at 12:05pm — 3 Comments

I’m tired of playing dumb!

There has been a lot of talk and stories written lately about job seekers dumbing down their resumes. For the un-initiated, this is when you leave information (accomplishments and successes) off of your resume because you want to give the impression that you are not as experienced as you actually are. In my mind there are at least three distinct types of job seekers. You are either employed (congratulations), unemployed (help is on the way), or underemployed (probably looking). I think it is… Continue

Added by Duane Roberts on June 5, 2009 at 11:56am — 2 Comments

WirelessJobs.com domain name sold.

A group of investors have purchased the domain name wirelessjobs.com from me and Dennis Smith will serve as the CEO of this new organization. Dennis, you built a great community over at WirelessJobs.com and I look forward to seeing where you take it next. I was blown away to find out that you have made quite a few placements happen from the site and it shows how hard work and a great domain… Continue

Added by Slouch on June 5, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

SCREAM!!! Your "FREE Guide/Tips/ROI" Working with Headhunter/Recruiter on Job/Employment Search

Hello and good day!



From time to time a candidate will ask me qualifying questions (Clients ALWAYS do!) upfront about our client base, how long I have been in the business, etc.



I LOVE it when they do because it provides a platform for me provide "social proof" of my accomplishments, furthermore separates what I do, and have done (Track record), compared to my competition. (Well over 200 hires as 3rd party recruiter)



So... I want to share some qualifying… Continue

Added by Brian K. Johnston on June 5, 2009 at 9:35am — No Comments

HIRING!!!!

I work for AngioDynamics in Queensbury, New York. We are looking for a Data Warehouse Manager. Must have 7 to 10 years experience, 4 yr degree, SAP BW 3.5/BI 7.0, Project Management and Experience implementing/integrating enterprise systems. If you have this experience, or know someone that does, please have them contact me either by email, emancini@angiodynamics.com or 518 798-1215 x 1464. Thanks! Ellen

Added by Ellen Mancini on June 5, 2009 at 9:07am — No Comments

Is Anyone Else Making $100 Daily From NING

I'm sure quite a few of you are taking advantage of the easy money to be made with Ning. If I didn't have so many sites to maintain I think It is very possible to make $1,000 a day on Ning. I've tried Twitter for a good while now but nothing compares to the power of Ning (especially when your business is on autopilot!). How much are you guys making with your Ning Blogs?

Added by John on June 5, 2009 at 8:47am — No Comments

Automation ...industrialization ...sixsigma ...cmmi ....various standards...scope ....economy sustainability

given the context of use of Automation ...industrialization



...while the most western or developed nations ...have had a stable , balanced populaton growths ...stable and sustainable economic growths.



is there a population menace or rut or shortsighted ness in india ....why has there been a population explosion ...and indian economy thriving ...with plethora of jobs ...said or purported services sector ...manufacturing sector ??



how is india able to or manage or… Continue

Added by Ravi on June 5, 2009 at 7:16am — No Comments

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