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Your First Days on a New Job!

Congratulations you have made it through the interview process, been offered a career advancing position, and now it's time to begin working. How you handle yourself the first few days will determine how you are viewed the rest of your time at the company. Follow these guidelines to make a successful first impression.

Be Positive. Show a positive attitude for your new position and company. Be enthusiastic and avoid continual referral… Continue

Added by Kunin Associates on July 29, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Four Key Steps to Develop Future Leaders

The changing demographics of our country have been making headlines. As the population ages and baby boomers begin to retire, labor shortages seem imminent and in some cases, potentially catastrophic. Most of the forecasts focus on a dwindling pool of applicants for entry level positions. However, leading edge health care organizations also have to be able to replace key leaders with little interruption to the business.

A number of hospitals and health networks are turning to… Continue

Added by Vicki Z. Lauter on July 29, 2009 at 10:41am — 1 Comment

Lokloq, Mobile Recruitment Solutions

Lokloq develops a white label mobile recruitment application where jobseekers are able to apply on your jobs every minute of the day!

Discover the Lokloq presentation made by @wilg in!

--Your brand in their… Continue

Added by Gordon Lokenberg on July 29, 2009 at 10:09am — No Comments

Stop Playing the Feedback Waiting Game

Whew – you’ve reviewed the applicant list and you have narrowed it down to the cream of the crop. The next step is to send the information to the hiring manager(s) for review.

Do you:

- Manually compile the applicant data, and send the information to the hiring manager via fax or email

- Call or email the manager to request their feedback on who to proceed with

- Try to decipher the hiring managers feedback and if necessary follow up for more info

- Participate in… Continue

Added by Julia on July 29, 2009 at 9:43am — No Comments

Perfection – and why it’s useful (sometimes)

You know your job board or career site isn’t perfect, right? (And if you don’t, I’m sure you can find someone that will tell you that). In fact, perfection can be pretty annoying, particularly when it manifests itself as a ‘rule’ or ‘mandate’.

But…perfection has its place. Let me explain.

A job board (or honestly, any decent web site) is never ‘done’. It’s always a work in progress. You add that job seeker forum you always wanted – and now you need a Twitter feed. But what… Continue

Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on July 29, 2009 at 9:34am — No Comments

SmartJobBoard version 2.3 and new template released

SmartJobBoard Team proudly announces the release of the new 2.3 job board software version.

New features, including Private message system, banner ads module, priority listings, new theme and many other improvements, have made SmartJobBoard even more usable for our existing clients and more attractive for prospective ones.

To see… Continue

Added by Rodion on July 29, 2009 at 4:36am — No Comments

I Want Sharks with Frickin Laser Beams Attached to their Heads.

IBM owns everything except your soul, and that will change once we are replaced by Replicants (see BladeRunner). But in the meantime, you want a job there. Bro, you don’t care if it entails wiping down urinals; you want a job recruiting for IBM.

Big Blue earned 4,185 patents in 2008. That’s more than Google, Apple, Microsoft, HP and Oracle combined. That like… Continue

Added by Michael Glenn on July 28, 2009 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Maybe those brainless single-celled blobs have it right after all...

It certainly has been a while since I've done any active posting, and while I've enjoyed taking in some of the posts and discussions as a lurker figured it is about time I put something out there of my own again.

Over the past couple of months there have been a couple of big wins and some equally disappointing mishaps. Oddly enough, I find myself crediting and blaming the same thing in both instances...the process. My recruiting team has a very well-defined process by which a manager… Continue

Added by Gino Conti on July 28, 2009 at 11:56am — 2 Comments

WTF is Social Recruiting?

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The term ‘social recruiting’ is soooooo hot right now. It’s on the lips of recruitment commentators, consultants, recruiters, and vendors. There is even a global wave of conferences and seminars on the topic.

So what does social recruiting mean? Well, from my observations, it… Continue

Added by Paul Jacobs on July 28, 2009 at 8:01am — 1 Comment

Apple Destroyed Google Voice. Armageddon. The End of Days.

I have some indelible memories, like when my daughter was born and the day I got Google Voice. The Sun broke through dark clouds and I was totally like thank you Jesus! Finally, I can make free VOIP calls anywhere in the U.S with free SMS messaging!

Queue the Gary Wright’s “Dream Weaver” and slip away from away from all this high unemployment shouting, “I have Google Voice! I have Google Voice!”

GV opens up a whole new world for… Continue

Added by Michael Glenn on July 27, 2009 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

What's new vs. What did you forget to do

It's funny, people are always asking me about what I see inside my crystal ball, where are things headed in the market or what's hot? They seem to be intersted in the newest tricks, places to go on the web, social networks and how to find the best talent. My first thought is usually that before you do anything new you have to first look at all the tricks and tools you already have.

The truth is that I really don't have anything new to tell people about. Most of my thoughts and… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on July 27, 2009 at 6:23pm — No Comments

Life Lessons from a Tool Junkie (and why every man needs a good pair of pantyhose)

I’m into tools. I’m not talking the software kind, but the kind you can hold in your hand. I like the weighty feel of a 22 oz. framing hammer. The kind you can really use to bash stuff, with the life-saving pick-axe-like claw at the end. (In the event you start falling, you slam that sucker into the roof and then hold on!) Or, the fluid motion of a chop saw. Or, the rhythmic-clicking of a socket wrench. All that may sound funny… Continue

Added by Amy Renz on July 27, 2009 at 5:01pm — 1 Comment

Girls(and Boys) Just Want To Have Fun

I have been giving a lot of thought to dropping Facebook for personal use. Don’t get me wrong, it is really fun. Everyone knows girls (and boys) just want to have fun! I had originally joined with the idea of using it just for business, as I do with Twitter, LinkedIn, and many others, but slowly found that all my friends were on Facebook. We started conversing about our personal lives. I had a few business consultants say it was good to let your customers see the more “playful” side of… Continue

Added by Sherry Junker on July 27, 2009 at 1:48pm — 3 Comments

Most Lucrative College Degrees

Interesting list released today on

See the entire article here

Engineering steals the show...

Craig Silverman

Albin Engineering, People Delivering… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on July 27, 2009 at 12:28pm — No Comments

cBizSoft Launches SourceFirst, a New Internet Candidate Sourcing Tool

cBizSoft Launches SourceFirst, a New Internet Candidate Sourcing Tool

Dallas - July 27, 2009 - cBizSoft, Inc., a leader in recruiting software solutions for the staffing industry, today unveiled SourceFirst, their fully integrated candidate sourcing tool. SourceFirst enables users to search for qualified candidates across hundreds of sites, including paid job boards, major search engines, free boards, niche boards, associations, colleges and social networks. SourceFirst… Continue

Added by Bob Nelson on July 27, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

For the Spammers - Monty Python to the rescue

Inspired by a conversation on Twitter.

To go with the "Nice Ad" pic from Jerry, I like the idea of these video's been given to inappropriate advertisers on the site. Simply: "Spamalot?"

or if it is a team effort…


Added by RECPEST - Recruiting Pest on July 27, 2009 at 10:17am — No Comments

Free Recruiting Resource you MUST Check out....

Click on the above link to Check out this Free Job Posting Resource and to Sign up. You can just post on the free sites or add additional paid sites without having to sign those contracts! This is a new resource for me so I am still learning more about it but I wanted to be sure to share it with all of you.

I have pasted some info from their site below.

In 2009 we have taken the… Continue

Added by PJ Cunningham on July 27, 2009 at 10:14am — No Comments

Upcoming MBA Resume Book Releases in August 2009

The following graduate business schools’ resume book databases will be released in the next 30 days for you to begin searching and filtering though the world's best MBA candidates. If you haven’t already pre-ordered, you can now. Get a jump on your competition today!

Upcoming Resume Book Releases: (in order by release date)…


Added by Ryan Pratt on July 27, 2009 at 9:36am — No Comments

We Built This City

What’s the worse thing you can utter to Nerd? I mean what is the most terrifying, horrific, moment in a Nerds’s life? Jar Jar Binks.

I’d rather dance naked to “We Built This City” in a crowded mall than see Jar Jar Binks in another Star Wars movie.…


Added by Michael Glenn on July 27, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

Hijacking Competitors Job Adverts

Do you want your competitors to work for you? Easy. Redirect candidate traffic and visitors away from the competitor by hijacking their job advert.

Original blog post from

With the increased use of RSS feeds and job aggregation software (and very smart and savvy IT… Continue

Added by Thomas Shaw on July 27, 2009 at 1:31am — No Comments

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