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It’s all in the Details baby – how your job hunt is like event planning

Details details details…. Everyone recognizes the importance of details when planning a party, but they are also more important than you realize when job searching. Just like planning an event that you…

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Added by Heather Gardner on October 21, 2008 at 4:14pm — 5 Comments

Words to the Wise: Hedge Fund Trader Writes Farewell as "So Long Suckers!"

Makes you think in many different directions .... some pleasant many not:



"So long, suckers." Millionaire hedge fund boss thanks 'idiot' traders and retires at 37



The boss of a successful US hedge fund has quit the industry with an extraordinary farewell letter dismissing his rivals as over-privileged "idiots" and thanking "stupid" traders for making him rich.



Andrew Lahde's $80m Los Angeles-based firm Lahde Capital Management in Los Angeles made a huge… Continue

Added by Dave Mendoza on October 21, 2008 at 3:55pm — 1 Comment

Recruiter open for job in pleasanton california

If anyone out there has a job opening for a recruiter in pleasanton california. Please contact me
yangmichell@gmail.com
my website
http://www.michelle-elaine.net

Added by Michelle Yang on October 21, 2008 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Growing....

Wow, I did not realize that connecting LinkedIn with different profiles would help me grow my network this quickly. Thank you to everyone that has reached out to connect to me in the past few days.

Added by Matt Hilleary on October 21, 2008 at 12:43pm — No Comments

McCain and Obama Unite on H1B Issue

November 5th is rapidly approaching us. With so much talk in the news lately about the difference in opinions between presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama, I thought it would be good to address an issue that they both have similar views on – they both support argument that H1B Visa’s issued in the United States per year to be expanded.
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Added by BINC Search on October 21, 2008 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Sick of below standard recruitment websites

Enough is enough! I am totally sick of visiting recruitment agency websites to be faced with disastrous job-seeking experience. This must improve!



Making the web work can increase candidate levels, reduce advertising costs and deliver a better service to the online job seeking community.



Using our expert insight to recruitment sites of all shapes and sizes across the UK and metrics showing user interaction / application levels we have developed a details site review… Continue

Added by David Martin on October 21, 2008 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Mainframe Programmer

Need Mainframe Programmer with The required skills will be; COBOL, Assembler and Insurance background EXCELLENT communication skills.


Duration: 12 Months +
Location: RI

Please send me resume to sudip@atlassoft.com

Added by Sudip on October 21, 2008 at 11:29am — 1 Comment

Death of Contingent Search

I read an interesting article over the weekend. It's called "The Death of Contingency Search", written by Adam Robinson, Founder & Editor of Better Hiring Today (http://betterhiringtoday.com/2008/09/10/the-death-of-contingent-search/). He makes some interesting points. One of them is - "Recruiting is no longer about who you know. It's about throughput". I thought this paragraph was particularly relevant:



"Which brings me to the issue at hand - the massive change going on in the… Continue

Added by Mark Bielecki on October 21, 2008 at 10:00am — 38 Comments

Job Interview Tip: Turn off your cell phone!

Cell phones are an incredible convenience for all of us, but also a major source of irritation when people don’t remember their manners while using them in public places. One of the biggest blunders you can make? Answering your phone while in a job interview!! Seems obvious, I know, but believe me, it happens. If you answer your cell while in an interview for medical sales, pharmaceutical sales, laboratory sales, clinical diagnostics sales, medical supplies sales, pathology sales, imaging… Continue

Added by Peggy McKee on October 21, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

Future Historians on Social Branding

The other night I was reading a bedtime dinosaur book to my two "older" boys (ages 7 and 3). Looking at the vibrant illustrations in the book, my adroit 7 year old asked, "Dad, if Paleontologists learned about the dinosaurs through fossils, then how do they know what colors they were?" "Good question!" I replied proudly. "Mostly they don't. They can guess and estimate about the color of the creatures from what they know about their feeding habits and their environment. But they don't really… Continue

Added by Craig Fisher on October 21, 2008 at 9:21am — No Comments

I love Newman

Added by Steve Levy on October 21, 2008 at 9:09am — 1 Comment

Senior Software Engineer - Algorithms, Java, C++ (Direct Hire)

Location: Andover, MA

Term: Permanent



Job Description:



This position is for a software engineer who will participate in design, development and integration of challenging projects for the company's core software platform. Very strong C++, Java, OOD and Linux experience are required.

The ideal candidate is goal-oriented and a fast learner who combines excellent operational judgment with design, management, and troubleshooting skills.

Looking in… Continue

Added by Rajeev C on October 21, 2008 at 9:09am — No Comments

Sourcing Chat TODAY

SunMicro is firing and then hiring - an ERE post yesterday reported that SunMicro let all their recruiters and sourcers go and then told them to re-apply (if they still wanted to work there) and that they would be "reconsidered" according to skills. I wonder what the re-hire "terms"will be?



"Sun has announced the need to reduce overall spending in its fiscal year 2009, including a reduction in headcount."

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Added by Maureen Sharib on October 21, 2008 at 7:48am — No Comments

So You Want Someone To Actually Read Your Resume?

Resume Tee Back

There are more and more people looking for new jobs and many of those people need help with their resumes. If you're reading this you are probably a recruiter. I wrote the following article in 2004 and the content is equally valid today. I've found it helpful to share it with candidates. I ask them to read the article, update their resume as they see fit, and to send the revised resume to me for review. Perhaps doing the same will be helpful to you too?

And now, the…

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Added by Simon Meth on October 21, 2008 at 12:17am — 4 Comments

Oracle Techncial Consultant -Supply Chain /ERP,Bothell,WA

Contact me if you are interested in:



Oracle Supply Chain /ERP,Bothell,WA



6 months ,Temp to Hire, US Citizen or Green Card Holder Only



Required Skills : HP Unix, Microsoft Office 97,oracle ,oracle



8/9,Oracle MFG,SQL,Sun OS,Unix.



The candidate must have a minimum of 6 years experience ERP Oracle



Supply chain systems and Production Support including the following



Oracle Modules: • Oracle Order Management • PO/Req/WIP/BOM… Continue

Added by Sowmya R on October 20, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Oracle EBS -Sr Technical Consultant,Memphis,TN

Contact me if you are interested in:



Oracle EBS -Sr Technical Consultant,Memphis,TN





1)Duration :11 Months Contract



2)Minimum 5+ years of experience



3)Must have Oracle E-Business Suite experience (Version 12 experience would be a plus) with working knowledge of EBS 11.5.10, AR & Advanced Collections knowledge, Oracle App Server (for customizations), Oracle Web Page, Oracle Framework, Customize API development, XML Publisher, knowledge of the… Continue

Added by Sowmya R on October 20, 2008 at 5:48pm — No Comments

A technorati thang...

Nothing interesting here - just claiming my Technorati Profile

Added by Steve Levy on October 20, 2008 at 5:33pm — No Comments

10 Recruiting trends for 2009

As the world economies seems to be collapsing around us what will be the best practices in recruiting for 2009? Will video resumes be the killer app? Will niche job boards take over from the big boards? Will social media be the killer app?



Nope, none of these alone will get you the best candidates. Sorry.



If the economies do completely collapse there are a couple of outcomes; unemployment will rise as companies go under and people in secure jobs will be less likely to want… Continue

Added by Michael Specht on October 20, 2008 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Looking for US based Medical Device recruiters

This really isn't a blog entry, it's more of a help me help a friend out. He is a senior exec with a medical device company and he is looking to hire about 10 people in the next year and wanted to partner with one or two niche firms.

I appreciate the help.
Robb

Added by Robb Myers on October 20, 2008 at 4:09pm — 6 Comments

Britney's Team Kills Twitter

Like OMG for reals, Britney is on the Twitterand you can totally do what she is doing right after she does it... or maybe you can just do what her PR team is saying she's doing... or maybe you can just do what her Social Media team wants you to think she is doing...



You get the idea, right?



After all, Twitter's genuine appeal is as a tool that helps to make its… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on October 20, 2008 at 3:47pm — No Comments

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