This is the year of the Cougar, Brah and Bro. Do not hire them! Trust me, these folks will ruin a Recruiting department in a New York minute. Here is how.
The Staffing Cougar
Staffing agencies are crowded with Office Cougars (aka Account Executives). They are fiercest of the Cougar species. They approach their prey (aka Hiring Managers) with little fear and maul them in broad day light. Not a good, especially if your agency has squeaky clean reputation. However,… Continue
Added by Michael Glenn on August 5, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Contact Capture is now available free for the Blackberry & iPhone. This video shows a real world example of how a recruiter can save time getting contact information on your mobile device...without using those darn tiny mobile… Continue
Added by Donato Diorio on August 5, 2009 at 12:48pm —
Here are the main stories for Australia immigration for the last two days from Global Visas.
Australian visa holders camp out for bargain flights
Working holiday Australian visas holders have taken to camping on the streets outside branches of STA Travel around the UK in order to grab a £10 bargain flight to Australia.
Australia immigration acts on refugee problem
Laurie Ferguson, Australia's Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs and… Continue
Added by Global Visas on August 5, 2009 at 11:25am —
I am posting this blog everywhere and looking for some great responses and then I will share them on my blog as well!!! Okay, we all know when you fill the pipeline all need to be "A" players. Right? Now your client specifically tells you I do not want to see any unemployed folks. This being the case, you speak with an unemployed "A" Player what do you do? How do you convince your client to look at this Professional? Yes we are consultants too.......
Look forward to hearing from you all!!!… Continue
Added by sheila Greco on August 5, 2009 at 9:09am —
"...with no union representation, participants on reality series are not covered by Hollywood workplace rules governing meal breaks, minimum time off between shoots or even minimum wages. Most of them, in fact, receive little to no pay for their work."
Explains some to me the popularity of social networks. More here
Added by Maureen Sharib on August 5, 2009 at 6:29am —
Recession is spinning the world round in it's two little fingers and businesses of all sizes all around the globe are looking to cut down their costs to a bare minimum. Recruitments costs are one of the costs which take up, along with money, good time and effort. Where the HR departments are supposed to be working for more productive measures to support the companies, they are just left to recruit people- go through piles and piles of resumes, short-list, record data, make calls, take… Continue
Added by HDot on August 5, 2009 at 3:00am —
I’m surrounded by programmers. Nerdy types that get to wear jeans, sneakers and T-shirts. I feel like a rent-a-cop at a Phish concert sometimes. But hey, I was here first. I hired all these mealy mouth geeksters that bitch and moan about the work environment – when they have to turn on the lights.
I may have arrived too early, but I signed up for KODA
(in Beta). It is an amazing social networking site for… Continue
Added by Michael Glenn on August 4, 2009 at 11:00pm —
There’s a saying I’ve heard and used over the last several years…
“Making money as a recruiter can be very volatile. When the economy is good, there’s almost nothing better, and when the economy is bad, there’s almost nothing worse.”
I’ve been a recruiter for the last 23 years and have gone through multiple recessions in that time. I’ve been fortunate to begin my career during a recession. It actually taught me how to operate in a difficult environment. I generally… Continue
Added by Harry Urschel on August 4, 2009 at 4:23pm —
I am new to recruiting blogs. How can I use blogs to source candidates for job openings I have. Any help would be apreciated
Added by Reuben Robicheaux on August 4, 2009 at 4:17pm —
Hello to All....
"The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The world is what you are." Thomas Dreier
HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU ARE DEALING/WORKING WITH HIGH IMPACT RECRUITER? (CORP OR CANDIDATE)
* ALWAYS GET HEADS UP ON NEW JOB (NOT POSTED/ADVERTISED)
* HIRING MANAGERS KNOW/LIKE/TRUST RECRUITER
Added by Brian K. Johnston on August 4, 2009 at 3:26pm —
Their eyes met across the room – he was everything she had been looking for: Organized, Responsive to Candidate Needs, Interactive with Her Hiring Managers, Great at managing the recruiting process – even tracked her metrics. She was everything he had been looking for: Someone to give his product a chance.
The time was 2001 – the location was any company in America that was evaluating software. You see, at that time – the “who are your other clients” question was paramount to getting… Continue
Added by Sarah White on August 4, 2009 at 1:21pm —
"Find e-mail IDs via Google" - A Free Webinar
Conducted by Chandra Bodapati, CEO/Founder of eGrabber
eGrabber, the leader in automated Internet Lead-Generation tools for 12+ years
In this webinar:
1) We will reveal our six step process to find B2B email ID of anyone on the Internet.
2) We will share with you the formulas we developed through trial and error over the years.
3) We will show you a step by step process to use each of the formulas to find… Continue
Added by chandra bodapati on August 4, 2009 at 10:15am —
I've been reading and writing a lot of blogs, tweets, articles etc about what we all should be doing in our Recruiting efforts of late, and you know what? I think they are all starting to look alike.
Social Media vs Old School
Email, internet vs the phone
Passive vs Active Candidates
Added by Dan Nuroo on August 4, 2009 at 10:00am —
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Added by astroyogi on August 4, 2009 at 3:17am —
Increasingly it’s becoming clear that a real recovery in recruitment demand is looming over the horizon. In Australia we are seeing little surges of temp demand, and in Asia our job order flow at Aquent is strengthening slowly but surely. Europe is more problematical for the moment, but certainly the RCSA (Recruitment industry body in Australia and New Zealand) must believe an upswing is probable, as they have asked me to speak on that very topic over the coming months right across the… Continue
Added by Greg Savage on August 3, 2009 at 10:30pm —
Looking for more accurate and detailed sourcing information on candidates? Ready to make it easier for individuals to learn more about your company? Interested in maintaining a two-way relationship with potential applicants?
We have the answer.
Frequently, candidates who visit your career website may not be ready to search jobs in your ATS. Or, they don’t have the time or patience for the often cumbersome process that many ATS databases require.
NAS Talent Network… Continue
Added by Valerie Ellinor on August 3, 2009 at 5:59pm —
I know lots of people that only have one way to handle situations. In today's business world it takes flexibity and creativity to build relationships, to win new business and to keep your clients happy.
Basically most recruiting and staffing professional do the same things as each other so how do you stand out? What makes your company different?
As a recruiter you have to have a great reputation in your industry, with your clients and your candidates. Going through all the… Continue
Added by Craig Silverman on August 3, 2009 at 3:00pm —
Today in Atlanta It’s over 90 degrees and hotter than three hells.
But today in the Silicon Valley, it’s ice cold between Google and Apple.
“OMG! Google and Apple are fighting!” the nerd nation cried out collectively in ASSIC (text messages).
Eric Schmidt (CEO of Google) “resignation” from Apple Apple’s Board of Directors today was not a surprise to most of the technology world. Especially after the Google Voice app being pulled from… Continue
Added by Michael Glenn on August 3, 2009 at 1:00pm —
I’ve been focused these last few months on providing things and ideas to recruiters that help them be more productive and spend less. For instance, we made our premium memberships at our recruiter network
and our job board
free. We started a LinkedIn… Continue
Added by Amy Renz on August 3, 2009 at 12:33pm —