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Get ready for a whole new world as the recruitment market recovers

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 — 2 Comments

Talent Network Quick Apply

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 — No Comments

My Way or The Highway

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 — 3 Comments

Google to Apple: You're a Big Fat Meanie!

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 — 1 Comment

Rev Up MS Outlook for Mobile Recruiting and Save Time and Money

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 — No Comments

Handling the Panel/Group Interview

When thinking about an interview we most often envision a one-on-one scenario, however, group or panel interviews are becoming more popular. A panel interview is when one person is interviewed by several people all at the same time. This is often done for the following reasons: 1) Getting everyone together at once saves time, 2) It can show how the interviewee handles the stress of rapid questions and, 3) It can show how the potential employee… Continue

Added by Kunin Associates on August 3, 2009 at 11:24am — No Comments

Telecomm Gaint looking for SMLC/GMLC guys in Gurgaon

Position : SSE/ TL (Development)

Experience : 3- 7 Yrs

Work Location: Gurgaon

Domain Areas : SMLC and GMLC

Senior Software Engineers & TL are responsible for development of location management functionality on SMLC and GMLC Wireless, GMLC, SMLC, development of mobile location centric nodes, location management techniques such as ECID, TA, UTDOA etc.

3-4 years of experience in development using C, C++, Unix/Linux, specifically in… Continue

Added by Amit Gupta on August 3, 2009 at 4:13am — No Comments

The Client Side - Cash For Clunkers? Seriously? How About Cash For Candidates?

Does anyone really think that Cash for Clunkers is going to help the economy? What a laugh. I happened to be out last week trying to help my mom trade in two cars and buy a better car for her, so I got to see the Cash for Clunkers program first hand and in full swing at as many dealerships as we could handle going to in order to shop her potential trade ins and get a good deal on a new vehicle. No doubt about it, the salespeople at all the dealers we visited were busy because of the program. We… Continue

Added by Todd Kmiec on August 2, 2009 at 7:03pm — 9 Comments

Is your career dyeing?

Picture of a man named Jeff, with dyed blue ha... Image via Wikipedia and Just for Men (the hair coloring guys) have come out with a…


Added by Michael VanDervort on August 2, 2009 at 2:46pm — No Comments

15 Job Search Ideas for Uemployed Workers

Employ Older Workers

Image by kodama (home) via Flickr

This article started life as a comment on a blog.

I then posted "7 tips for 50+ workers" on my… Continue

Added by Michael VanDervort on August 2, 2009 at 2:35pm — 1 Comment

Don't commit these work place fouls!

Work is a not exactly a sport. Some people seem to think it is a game. Quite often, I write about places to identify career opportunities or assist with a job search. Let's take a different look today.

Let's look at some strategies regarding work that you might not want to copy.

Not to oversimplify a highly valuable skill, but one of the basic keys to hiring someone is knowing the skills and personality traits you are looking for in a candidate.

Some people are born… Continue

Added by Michael VanDervort on August 2, 2009 at 2:25pm — 1 Comment

National Identification Cards. What's the Purpose?

Small and large countries are weighing the pros and cons of national identification cards. Immigration, border control and economic reasons are just some of the items being debated. It is fairly simple to understand the perceived need to clearly identify an individual’s nationality for reasons such as employment and citizenship benefits. When reviewing things as important as who should receive medical services offered by the government versus who not to provide these services, the need for… Continue

Added by AllenR on August 2, 2009 at 9:22am — No Comments

Job Status

Im doing a report for my boss that would explain the job status to applicants applying to a job online and I need some advice.

Here is what I have so far
* Just opened
* Currently interviewing
* Offer extended
* Closed

I feel there should be at least 2-3 more fields here, but I drawing a blank. Any help would be great.


Added by Emil S. on August 2, 2009 at 12:20am — No Comments

"HEADHUNTER: Bounty Hunters for Talent" Episode 1 - Causality

Most normal people don't know what recruiters do. Sadly, I have also encountered a disturbing number of recruiters that don't know what they themselves are doing, which is not helpful. However, it does provide grist for the storytelling mill.

Most hiring managers seem to think that we have lists of people with a variety of characteristics at our fingertips, ready to be packaged and shipped at a moments notice. Some candidates have a tendency to ring us up after an extended absence… Continue

Added by lisa rokusek on August 1, 2009 at 3:33pm — 1 Comment

Don’t let your job search keep you down!

If you are looking for a job, now is not the time to let the pressures of your job search keep you down. Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve had conversations with many, many people that have spent the last 6 months+ on the job hunt. In their minds they have tried every tip or tool known to man:

- Rewrote resumes

- Posted and searched on every job board

- Attended every network meeting (including virtual) in a 60 mile radius

- Sent resumes to countless warm leads and… Continue

Added by Duane Roberts on July 31, 2009 at 6:49pm — No Comments

Using a Recruiter to Find a Job!

It’s a tough job market out there! You’re struggling finding your next job and it dawns on you… “I should use a recruiter!” “They can be my agent, and they’ll find a job for me!” Wrong!

There’s no question, a recruiter can be a wonderful resource. I am one… have been for over 20 years and love the fact that I often get to help people find their dream job. I feel like it’s been a good day when I’ve been of value to someone. However, although I want everyone I have conversations with… Continue

Added by Harry Urschel on July 31, 2009 at 6:15pm — 4 Comments

RecruitFest! 09 reflections of the past

How exciting is that? But technically you don't actually "speak"speak at RF. It is a dialog, a conversation, the "UN-conference". I went to it last year, not really knowing another person who was attending, at least nobody I had met in person. Jason Davis went out of his way to make me feel comfortable (thanks, Jason). I have to say that it exceeded all of my expectations by far.

Want some advice?

1. Be prepared to discuss… Continue

Added by Julia Stone on July 31, 2009 at 2:59pm — 1 Comment

Creative image hosting that is free and Eco Friendly

Recently I started a business that creates products from recycled material. We use all kinds of things from clothing to leftover wood. Any way I was researching the net for services that would help me promote my business with out costing me anything. I found several other businesses that promised you the world and then charged you for the country! I sell products from our site on etsy, craigslist, ebay, and so on and you all know that if your not on the top or on top of the game your not going… Continue

Added by cyndi on July 31, 2009 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Intuition in Recruitment - A £Multi-million gamble!

How often do we do things that just feel right? We don’t know why we do them, we probably can’t explain why but we just know it’s right. It’s been the same in recruitment for years. Recruitment consultants will tell you they get a gut feel when meeting a candidate; that they somehow know when they find someone who is right for their client, but how reliable is ‘gut feel’?

I must admit, I definitely do experience gut feel. I’m not sure if it’s because I’m a woman – after all aren’t we… Continue

Added by Rowan Watkins on July 31, 2009 at 12:15pm — 3 Comments

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