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October 31, 2008

TGIS [Thank Goodness, It's Sumser!]

Returning from his trip to India, John seamlessly migrates physically and philosophically from one domain to another: Digging Into v1.23

Happy Friday! Ami G.

Added by Amitai Givertz on October 31, 2008 at 8:17am — No Comments

Why are there still $2 ATM fees?

According to the article, now that we have a share in pretty much every bank in America (to the tune of $1,785.71per taxpayer), why are we still paying ATM fees? So many banks still aren't in tune with the reality of the market - surly help, pens that don't work at the counter, ridiculous end-of-year bonuses - even spending millions of dollars to name sports arenas; we have "Citi Field" here in NY - at $20 mil or so each year!… Continue

Added by Steve Levy on October 31, 2008 at 7:56am — 1 Comment

MagicMethod Phone Sourcing Classes Week of October 27, 2008

MagicMethod Phone Sourcing Classroom Chat Log Thursday, October 30, 2008

Best Remark of the Day

"Sites and search engines don't like spiders." ~Jason Gorham


8:56am Maureen Sharib Good morning sourcers - Jason Gorham is going to lead the noon (EST) chat today. He'll be answering question about his new Sharkstrike tool on how to find MORE passive candidates. He'll be presenting on the utilization of keywords +… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on October 31, 2008 at 7:00am — No Comments

Unique, Temp to Possible Perm Recruiting Opportunity

This is Michael Chavez, President of Strategic Recruiting Solutions. (

I have a unique, and what I think a very interesting opportunity for the right recruiter. My company specializes in sponsoring custom recruiting events for Fortune 500, regional and local companies. I have a client who has very specialized, immediate needs for sales talent nationwide. I'm in need of a recruiter for a limited… Continue

Added by Michael Chavez on October 30, 2008 at 10:57pm — No Comments

And you thought our job market was bad…….

Legend has it that famed Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton placed the following ad in a London newspaper prior to one of his unsuccessful expeditions to find the South Pole:


Makes our job descriptions for medical sales seem pretty… Continue

Added by Peggy McKee on October 30, 2008 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Beware: Spooky Social Media Premiums Lurking

Just in time for Halloween comes this frightening article from Nicholas Carlson on Silicon Alley Insider: Here Come The Pro Accounts.

In this article Nicholas confirms something I have long feared. The days of all free Social Media services are numbered.

I am probably not alone in my fears that, like LinkedIn and Flickr (which both already charge for premium services), it wouldn't be… Continue

Added by Craig Fisher on October 30, 2008 at 5:15pm — No Comments

For all LinkedIn Users - Connect me -

Hello LinkedIn Users,

My name is Rajeev and looking to expand my Network at LinkedIn.
Interested professionals can feel free to invite me...

Company Info: Encore RPO
Name: Rajeev Coduru
my Profile Link:

Thanks and looking forward for your kind reply.
- Rajeev.

Added by Rajeev C on October 30, 2008 at 4:45pm — No Comments Slashes Jobs Nationwide

Our wonderful friends in Phoenix have had to make the tough decision to slash jobs across the country. The one time up and coming job board with the video and blogs, plus $65 million in investments, is slowly winding down their business operations across the country with their local approach. The so-called "franchise" model of local offices is failing as the economy weakens. Gone are several Director level positions plus sales and marketing people from coast to coast.

The future is… Continue

Added by Jobing on October 30, 2008 at 4:14pm — 17 Comments

Looking for a BDM with Staffing background for Birmingham AL

BDM (Business Development Manager) MUST have staffing background. Please contact me if you or anyone you know might be interested.

Added by Kim Ingram on October 30, 2008 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Today's MagicMethod Sourcing Classroom Chat...NEW TOOL

On Thursday, October 30 Sharkstrike's CEO Jason Gorham will be presenting on the utilization of keywords + search strings to source more candidates. In this session he will take open job orders and utilize his new tool to source on potential candidates. In this classroom chat you can learn:

How Sharkstrike Keyword Tool can find more candidates

Creation of keyword campaigns

Selection of… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on October 30, 2008 at 9:36am — No Comments

October 30, 2008

Third Party Thursday with Scott Love

This week, a compelling video that takes us from dealing with the emotional roller-coaster of recruiting through living with bad genes. Tips for becoming more resilient -- all great stuff! Watch it and learn: Third Party Thursday: Resilience

Happy Thursday! Ami G.

Added by Amitai Givertz on October 30, 2008 at 8:33am — No Comments

Wondering when it was going to end?

Winding Back the Clocks

The first week in November marks the end of a long, twisting road. Oh, right, and the elections are next week, too.

The longest Daylight Saving period in American history ends Sunday, Nov. 1, when all states except for Hawaii, most of Arizona, and parts of Indiana will dial back the clock one hour. In optimistic… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on October 30, 2008 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Looking for Team Center Troy,MI

we need 7-8 Teamcenter Engg developers (Java or C++) to be based in Troy, MI on full time positions . (Only Citizen/GC)

Added by Sindhu Murthy on October 29, 2008 at 9:38pm — 1 Comment

TheATSGuy on LinkedIn

I’m still a greenhorn when it comes to LinkedIn. I have a bit of work to do in order to get my profile up to 100%. Take a peek: Jake Stupak. However, I have found the latest applications available on LinkedIn great! For those that might not have had an opportunity to learn about them yet, I would suggest reading Facebook in a Suit: LinkedIn Launches… Continue

Added by Jake Stupak on October 29, 2008 at 5:10pm — 1 Comment

Recruitment Advertising - Post Crunch

Online Recruitment - Post Crunch

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There seems to be a broad macroeconomic consensus, that the deleveraging of carry trades, the tightening in credit markets, and the revaluing of broad basket of assets, will depress economic growth for the next several quarters. This speculation seems to be on solid footing and individuals/orgs like Fred Wilson, Jason Calacanis, and Sequoia have offered thoughts on the shifting economic landscape and how… Continue

Added by william fischer on October 29, 2008 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Exclusive Resumes from Graduating MBA Classes Still Available!

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Added by Ryan Pratt on October 29, 2008 at 12:58pm — No Comments

I know it feels like we’re breaking up, but can’t we still be friends?

Every time I have to deliver the “bad news” to a candidate I feel this same way. There is never joy in having to tell someone that they aren’t moving forward in the hiring process. Never.…


Added by Heather Gardner on October 29, 2008 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Size Matters...Company size that is!

We all know that in IT technical skills and experience are highly transferable and its nice to know that in these tough economic times you can change from one declining industry to a more stable or growing industry. However, one of the things that we are seeing in recent years that is making such a change more difficult is that of the size of your current organization. Yes, size matters to your ability to switch positions, and specifically the size and scope of your role and function needs to… Continue

Added by bill martineau on October 29, 2008 at 11:14am — No Comments

TalentManagementTech Delivers Applicant Tracking Insight

Anyone that has recently been looking for an applicant tracking system (ATS) has more than likely discovered the large number of solutions and vendors out there. While I remain loyal to JobDig Tracker, I found that TalentManagementTech offers a medium for HR professionals and recruiters to browse around different ATS solution information that is provided directly from vendors. In addition, you can find… Continue

Added by Jake Stupak on October 29, 2008 at 11:06am — No Comments

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