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Phony Social Networking IDs for Recruiters - fair play?

Obvious phony identities are encountered from time to time on linkedin, facebook, and twitter as well as several other locations where recruiters see potential to find candidates. Whether the name is John Doe, William Peters, Jane Foster, or something with some originality, recruiters set up fake identities for a number of reasons. Maybe they are running a secondary business that they do not want their employers to know about. Maybe they don't want ex-employers to know they are breaking their… Continue

Added by Steve Fleischner on March 8, 2010 at 5:13pm — 9 Comments

What differentiates your recruiting model?

I attended an HR Conference in Fort Worth, Texas at the tail end of 2009 and had the opportunity to meet with dozens of exhibitors and attendees who work in the HR space. Par for the course; the event coordinators placed all of the staffing and recruiting exhibitors in the same row, which enabled me to listen to the presentations/elevator pitches of a…


Added by Travis Furlow on March 8, 2010 at 3:57pm — 23 Comments

Should You Incorporate? Sole Proprietorship vs. Incorporation

It can cost $1000 or more to incorporate your business. But is it worth it? This article compares the pros and cons of the two most common types of businesses that we see in Canada: Sole Proprietor and Incorporated.

Tip: You can change the legal structure of your business as it grows. Many small businesses start out as a sole proprietors or partnerships and become incorporated as the business grows.

  1. Liability

    One of the main…

Added by Tim Collins on March 8, 2010 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Healthcare Recruiting Position - K.A. Recruiting, Inc. is looking to hire an experienced Recruiter

K.A. Recruiting, Inc. is looking for an experienced recruiter to help with our increasing client needs. We’re a boutique sized, healthcare recruiting firm based in Boston’s financial district. We cover the entire US working predominately with hospitals and reference labs. To better meet our existing clients overall hiring demands we’re seeking a recruiter to expand our business into other verticals within the healthcare space. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing recruiting firm that… Continue

Added by KC Carpenter on March 8, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Attention DC Area Recruiters! recruitDC is Here!

recruitDC – a new, grassroots organization debuting its first ever event on May 26, 2010 at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, DC – aspires to create a sense of community amongst…


Added by Ben Gotkin on March 8, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

"Why should we not hire you?"

This is a recent question I am seeing asked of my candidates. I see multiple ways of answering this and this appears to be a new twist on "What are your weaknesses?". What are your thoughts on the best response to this?



Added by Derek Wirgau on March 8, 2010 at 10:18am — 8 Comments

Intel Invest in America Alliance is Awesome

During a speech on February 23, 2010 at the Brookings Institution Paul Otellini, the CEO of Intel, announced a $3.5 billion dollar initiative to invest in U.S. based growth-industries and create 10,500 jobs for recent college graduates. Otellini estimates that the payroll for these college graduate jobs, including benefits, will be over $1 billion…


Added by Omowale Casselle on March 8, 2010 at 8:04am — No Comments

How Shake Your Job looks like for Deloitte

Recently Lokloq Mobile Recruitment Solutions, released the Shake Your Job application in the AppStore the app is supported via the site Shake your On jobseekers enhance their mobile resume, what makes them able to apply for all the jobs being shown in the app, as if they react via email.

Shake your Job is a white label application, which means,… Continue

Added by Gordon Lokenberg on March 8, 2010 at 6:20am — 1 Comment

Social Recruitment – Reality or Hype?

Over the last year or so there has been much hype around Social Networking and even more specifically, social recruitment. Social recruitment is a reality and can be very valuable as part of a recruitment…


Added by Gillian Meier on March 8, 2010 at 4:03am — No Comments

Stop drowning in CV's. Use your lifelines.

With the unemployment rate in South Africa currently at its highest in over twenty five years it is estimated that around one million Job Seekers lost their jobs last year as a result of the

recession. Before the recession, job seekers were careful not to apply for jobs that they were not suited to, however with so many unemployed job seekers in the marketplace companies are now being inundated with job applications, many of which are not…


Added by Gillian Meier on March 8, 2010 at 3:30am — No Comments

Inverse Recruiting for "The Greatest Employee in the World"

Hey Team,

I'll be honest here, I don't know much about recruiting. What I do know more than my fair share about is job hunting. Although, now that I think about it, I could sum up all that knowledge pretty easily with two little words...

It sucks.

In today's world of Craigslist, Monster and CareerBuilder the 21 million Americans that faced unemployment last year… Continue

Added by Brett Rounsaville on March 8, 2010 at 1:51am — No Comments

Thing about Leadership… One Size does not fit all

Many people have their own opinion of Leadership and who should or should not be considered a leader. This also is true for the “who” should be developed and kept out of leadership. Of course I have my own opinions (that’s why I write). In listening to HR Happy Hour – Episode 35 “The Leadership Show”, I agreed and disagreed with many opinions. That’s the great thing about… Continue

Added by Benjamin McCall on March 7, 2010 at 9:46pm — No Comments

How to follow up after the telephone interview

In today’s economy, there are a lot of people applying for the few jobs available. I know this because I’m one of the people doing the applying.

My question is: How long should I wait after a first telephone interview before concluding the employer isn’t interested in me?

Let’s assume I’ve already sent an appropriate thank you note and called a couple days after to confirm it was received (I do). What then?

On the one hand, I don’t want to be pestering the… Continue

Added by Eric Raynard on March 7, 2010 at 6:27pm — 4 Comments

Diversity Sourcing!

Diversity Sourcing

Diversity sourcing is a very special skill. You need…


Added by Dean Da Costa on March 7, 2010 at 12:57pm — 4 Comments

The Challenge Of Running A Lean Operation

There is a link to a post by Kevin Wheeler on my Interesting Reads page that I think is really worth reading for those of us in the third party recruiting world as well as those in corporate recruiting. It's a short…


Added by Todd Kmiec on March 7, 2010 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

LinkedIn... Its’ Unorthodox Use Revealed!

The creators of LinkedIn developed this Social Media Business Network to allow its users to connect to a network of your Trusted Professional contacts where you can make better use of your professional network and help the people you trust in return. They also go on to say:

“We believe that in a global connected economy, your success as a professional and your competitiveness as…


Added by Paul Alfred on March 6, 2010 at 9:00am — 16 Comments

No time for the Price is Right

I have been sick for the past several days from a cold that seems to be making it around the city. While I was at work the other day pale as a ghost I was told to go home and rest before I make others sick as well. Rest sounded great as it is exactly what I needed to help get rid of this cold however, my Blackberry that I love so much has become my greatest enemy in my quest for rest.…


Added by Chuck Summerland on March 5, 2010 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

"3 Reasons I'll Read Your Resume"

I heard it again today, “I’ve applied to 300 jobs in the last month.”


Why would anyone waste their time like that? Sounds to me like this person was simply doing the “Click and Go” dance with his computer. I certainly understand the desperation that comes with the economic climate we all live in today, but I’m concerned.

If a…


Added by Steven Coyne on March 5, 2010 at 2:00pm — 22 Comments

Top Ten Rules for Successful Internet Sourcers !

Top Ten Rules for Successful Internet Sourcers

Every experienced Internet Sourcer uses a general list of guidelines that they work…


Added by Dean Da Costa on March 5, 2010 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

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