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Does industry news matter?

Every day I peruse ERE.net, Cheezhead, Workforce, and a bunch of other sites. Why? Well, of course I’m avoiding my ‘real’ work…but I’m also trying to keep up with the ever-shifting winds of change in the HR, recruiting, and job board worlds. This task can take as little as 5 minutes – but it often sucks up much more time.



So I asked myself: does it matter? Is there really any reason to spend time that I could otherwise be devoting to my business and clients? For example, if Monster… Continue

Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on July 14, 2009 at 9:22am — 1 Comment

Tutorial Tuesday....Rehab, Running, Amy Winehouse and your Sourcing Strategy....

Last time I wrote for Recruitingblogs.com, I suggested you pull your sourcing skeleton out of the closet. This month I have rehab on my mine. And that Amy Winehouse song is echoing...



Rehab occurs to me because I run. Or lately, I hobble. Had a series of minor injuries this year with the last being a pulled hip muscle. Every time I get an injury, there's a rest period, rehab and rebuilding my running program, from square one. I hate it. I like to run, it helps me focus and is a huge… Continue

Added by Kelly Dingee on July 14, 2009 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Hey Recruiter, I thought you were on my side! Part III of III

mad Last time we spoke about identifying the true hiring decision maker (HDM). We will go on the assumption that has happened.



We will also assume that you have been in front of the interview panel and your keen intuition says you did well in the your interviews and made a connection with at least the vast majority of the folks you met with, including the HDM. If you feel your intuition is not working,… Continue

Added by Bill Meirs on July 14, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

One Stop Shop

This is my first blog posting,

and this happens to be a question..

Has The one stop shop where in a single portal which supports many other niche sites, stated gaining popularity to other sources of recruiting over the web?

These sites provide a single platform from where recruiters can navigate and find what they are looking for.

Beyond.com is an example i can give as a single portal for recruiting.

Does these kind of sites have started to gain popularity over other… Continue

Added by Vinodh Rengarajan on July 14, 2009 at 4:15am — No Comments

NAPS and KeenHire Join Forces to Postion You As The Hiring Hero!

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The National Association of Personnel Services is committed to you being the best recruitment professional you can be and is amping up their benefits so you can leverage your power!





Effective July 15, 2009 every NAPS member will receive a 20% reduction on all KeenHire Assessment & Pre-Employment Screening product or service, every training product, seminar, and tool.



Check out the… Continue

Added by Margaret Graziano on July 13, 2009 at 11:59pm — No Comments

Your Crazy Recruiter “offering 3k (Three Thousand Dollar) referral fees” on two HOT searches!

Hello Friend, Hope all is good with you and yours. (Permission granted to send this email/video to anyone = More VIRAL the better…)



• Quality Engineer- CLASS III MEDICAL DEVICE

1) Client is located Orange County (SOCAL/100k)

2) FDA/ISO background

3) Supplier based interaction

4) R/D background/exposure

5) Degreed

6) Great Communicator

7) 2-5YRS ideal/ but flexible

8) CERTS” CRE/CQE/ASQ



• Technical Marketing Engineer=NAS APPLIANCE… Continue

Added by Brian K. Johnston on July 13, 2009 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Is Ready, Fire, Aim Your Talent Management Strategy?

Many businesses are still practicing talent mismanagement through "fire, ready, aim" rather than "ready, fire, aim!" Although you might get lucky and this approach may work, implementing a more logical and effective talent management process for selecting top talent is the key to your company's future success.



The approach starts with a clear definition of the key jobs your company has to fill. You will have a much better chance… Continue

Added by Vicki Z. Lauter on July 13, 2009 at 6:12pm — No Comments

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We would like to hear from recruiters, virtual sourcers, researchers, human resource, staffing professionals and others that are interested in breaking out of the STATUS QUO and are ready to position themselves to earn the highest commissions in the Staffing Industry plus recurring short and… Continue

Added by PJ Cunningham on July 13, 2009 at 4:06pm — 2 Comments

Searching in AZ

I am searching for a Certified PEGA Programmer with PRPC along with Architecture knowledge. This person must reside in Arizona. Please let me know if you know of a speciality site to find such skills.
Thanks!
Dee Dee Kelly

Added by Dee Dee Kelly on July 13, 2009 at 2:51pm — No Comments

ANYONE NEED MONSTER POSTINGS???

just like many of us, I purchased way too many job postings from monster.com and I either use 'um or lose 'um. So, if there is anyone out there who needs any postings for dirt cheap, please contact me because I'm losing them in about 60 days.

Added by Robert Krzak on July 13, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Why the Recession is Good for You, the Buyers of Software. 3 Emerging Trends From the Fishbowl

“You better start swimmin' or you'll sink like a stone. For the times they are a-changin’”

Bob Dylan







The Fishbowl



A couple of weeks ago I learned that my co-workers call the office that I share with our CEO, “The Fishbowl”. The Fishbowl is the nerve center of Newton Software. Given our small footprint, the Fishbowl acts as the design studio, front office, communications center and test lab. Sometimes our co-workers might say it more resembles an… Continue

Added by Joel Passen on July 13, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Make your First Impression a Lasting One

Whether your career website welcomes online applications or disseminates information about your firm, it can be an important tool in the art of recruitment communications. In fact, in today's world, your company's presence on the Internet may be critical, enabling round-the-clock communication with potential candidates. From anywhere in the world, at any hour of the day or night, your career website “speaks” to everyone who drops by for a virtual visit.



An effective employment… Continue

Added by Valerie Ellinor on July 13, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Use podcasts to make your recruiting firm stand out.

It’s no secret: The recession has hit the recruiting industry especially hard. With fewer job listings and far more competition, recruiting firms need to employ better marketing strategies. How will your firm rise above the noise? How can you promote your brand and value proposition with little or no marketing budget? The answer could be a growing new media tool: podcasts.



According to a recent article on SmartBriefs.com, Though it only requires a computer and microphone, podcasting… Continue

Added by Peter Clayton on July 13, 2009 at 11:05am — No Comments

Zero to Sixty in 365

A little more than a year ago I was asked to participate in something I personally had never done before. Help create a sourcing team from scratch. After taking a rather large gulp of my soda I began to think about all of the various things that needed to be done. Can it be done? How long is it going to take? I quickly knew my biggest challenge was gaining credibility as a sourcing team and instilling confidence within the team as well as our peers.



In a market where many sourcing… Continue

Added by Cynthia Wehrenberg on July 13, 2009 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Small Talk Success

When proceeding through the interview process you may find yourself in a position where you will have to partake in 'small talk'. Whether it be conversing with other applicants, attending a social event for your prospective employer, or simply creating small talk before an interview actually begins. This is a skill that needs to be learned and practiced, below are some tips to help you become successful.



1) Be the first person to reach our… Continue

Added by Kunin Associates on July 13, 2009 at 9:46am — No Comments

Be the Geek ...

... the 20,000th Geek to join our Wireless Jobs Group on… Continue

Added by Dennis Smith on July 10, 2009 at 11:32am — No Comments

The Client Side - Where Are We In This Whole Thing????

After a recent placement I sat at my desk and thought, I really love this business. Client's Happy, Candidate's Happy, Recruiter's Happy, Me........we all win. That's the great thing about this business. When we win, we all win. And at a time like that, even a little dry period looks like a good thing in hindsight. It's over, but sobering and helps keep you grounded and focused. The problem is, right now I don't think this downturn we are in is anywhere near over. I talk to a lot of clients and… Continue

Added by Todd Kmiec on July 10, 2009 at 9:26am — 2 Comments

Get in the Loopt

I’ve been playing Golf for seven years and I am bad. I’ve dropped cash on Ping Irons, Big Bertha Drivers, Dry-fit golf shirts, and even a Mack Daddy golf bag that I take family canoe trips in. No matter how good the equipment, I just suck palsy bad.



Most of the clubhouses around Atlanta have my picture posted on their bulletin boards. They warn their members via loudspeaker whenever I tee it up. My friends even started to wear a cup. “Dude, just throw the golf ball,” a friend once… Continue

Added by Michael Glenn on July 10, 2009 at 7:56am — No Comments

Want ‘G-Recruiting’ - Launch your StaffingForce business

We are pleased to announce a new training program, StaffingForce’s G-Recruiting Primer.



“ ‘G-Recruiters’ are people who combine Google's free services and related tools to replace conventional recruiting products and services. ‘G-Recruiting’ is what we do.”



The sessions are presented by Amitai Givertz who is a leading expert in googling for recruiters. Ami is the also the program leader for G-Recruiting.com and the BROWN BAG RECRUITER initiative.



For exciting… Continue

Added by PJ Cunningham on July 10, 2009 at 7:46am — No Comments

Temp to perm fees. Are we absolutely stark raving mad?

Here is a prediction. As the market recovers the first impact on our industry will be a revival of the temp and contract market.



Employers will see increased work volumes as the economy recovers, but will “dip their toes” into the labour market at first, hiring flexible solutions initially. But then, as momentum is gained and confidence returns, they will start to hire permanently. But the first place they will go for their permanent hires will be to transition tried and tested… Continue

Added by Greg Savage on July 10, 2009 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

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