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Take Your Job Search to the TV

Over in the states, Job Search TV hopes to reinvent the traditional job search by using a dedicated television channel to broadcast ads. The offering differs from many of the ‘video products’ currently circulating the online recruitment world, with the format modelled on a [more]

Added by Julian Stopps on August 8, 2008 at 5:12am — No Comments

Digging Into RecruitingBlogs v1.14

I missed a couple of weeks in order to avoid offering version 1.13. I'm not superstitious, exactly.

In that time, we had a very successful Recruiting Roadshow in Minneapolis. Special Thanks to Jason Davis, Dave Mendoza, Maren Hogan, Steven Rothberg, Jason Buss, Paul DeBettignies, Kelly Wackerfuss, Don Ramer, Josh Kahn, Toby Dayton and George LaRocque. Paul DeBettigne's mom made a special guest appearance. One of the featured speakers was the former editor and CEO of the Minneapolis…


Added by John Sumser on August 7, 2008 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Let's Turn Recruiting Bloggers Into Syndicated Columnists

As a community, the recruiting blogosphere is very fractured. Even in our social networks, niches are carved out and everyone fights for a little piece of the pie. This is normal in network development, as the amount of information available allows us to specialize, and that leads to fragmentation.

But it shouldn't stop us from working together. I think it's important we work to get voices from the recruiting blogosphere into the mainstream media. Our content is good, and those that… Continue

Added by Jim Durbin on August 7, 2008 at 8:09pm — 6 Comments


Anyone have any experience with C-Biz software.....and what do you think?
Looked at a demo today.....considering it...for a start up operation...

Added by bob on August 7, 2008 at 5:46pm — 4 Comments

Hi am a recruiter

Hi friends,
Am fresher for this blogspot pls co-ordinate with me.

Tnks & Regards

Added by S E A Roy on August 7, 2008 at 4:14pm — No Comments

1Job & WorkCircle stand up to be counted – who’s next?

Last quarter UK vertical search engine WorkCircle took the step of being audited by ABC Electronic, the industry auditor. The move follows 1Job’s audits in both November last year and January this year. The audits underline just how far vertical search engines have come since their original inception into the UK job advertising market.

The advent of the vertical job search engines has…


Added by Julian Stopps on August 7, 2008 at 11:29am — No Comments

Secrets to Getting the Sales Job You Want!

If you are in sales, pursuing a new job is much like pursuing a sales prospect. Your marketing tools have to present you in the most relevant light. This article tells you how to effectively use them.

The compensation plan changed again. The revolving door of company executives spins out of control. You look at the corporate direction and you'd like to give the CEO a compass so he can find his way. Concerned, you've decided that today is the day that you will peek your… Continue

Added by Lee Salz on August 7, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

Unemployment woes: decisions, decisions, decisions

As the economy has continued to worsen more and more IT pros have been hit by the reduction in force, downsizing or outsourcing bug that has again stricken corporate America.

On the positive side we see many opportunities out there and short stints on the unemployment line for most candidates as long as they are flexible to the shifting market (dollars & relocation are the biggies).

However, with such high activity comes a problem once you finally receive an offer. How… Continue

Added by bill martineau on August 7, 2008 at 9:16am — No Comments

August 7, 2008

Third Party Thursday

Closing the gap between Search and Hired!

Margaret points out a number of compelling reasons why as an industry recruiting whole needs to get better, fast.

Recruiting is where it all begins. There is no employee development program on the planet that can rebirth a poor manager with poor competencies into a great leader if they fundamentally do not have the right behaviors, values and motivations. When then right core traits…

Added by Amitai Givertz on August 7, 2008 at 9:10am — No Comments

I have a single star...

Years ago, I read an article about finding happiness at work... I think the opening line was something like: "Get happiness out of your work or you may never know happiness at all." I am sure this speaks to the fact that we spend so much of our lives at work, doing work, and/or away from home and family.

How do we do this? How do we find happiness at work? If you are a glass half-full person, it can be easy. Your positivity shines through but is it masking how you really feel? It's… Continue

Added by Rayanne on August 7, 2008 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

What's New

Hi All,

I'm doing some research within the recruitment sector and wanted to know what currently are 'hot' topics for you guys. Look forward to some responses! Thanks

Added by Katherine on August 7, 2008 at 6:53am — 2 Comments

Missed Opportunities: Talent Intelligence During the Onboarding Process -

IT is widely accepted that, in small pockets around the world, the second iteration of the war for talent is well underway. Emerging companies in China, for example, are invading small rural villages in an effort to convert agrarian citizens into knowledge workers, and professional service firms are eagerly grasping at once undesired college new grads.

It would be logical to assume that growth-oriented firms would be devising new methods to uncover hidden sources of talent and fend off… Continue

Added by on August 7, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments

From Average to World-Class: A Checklist to Transform Your Onboarding / Orientation Programme -

World-class is a term that is often used and misused by those in human resources. It's important to realize upfront that good or even very good onboarding programs are quite common, but they are also quite different from the few existing "world-class" programs.

Almost by definition, the number of world-class programs in any field is extremely small. For example, to be considered as world-class in an Olympic sport, you must win a gold, silver, or bronze medal. Such an achievement is truly… Continue

Added by on August 7, 2008 at 6:24am — No Comments

College Recruiting: It's Time To Revamp Your Program and Strategy -

With the War for Talent II looming just around the corner, it's safe to assume that the college recruiting battleground is going to be one of the bloodiest. As leading firms gear up to compete for the few candidates graduating each year who have the potential to rapidly grow into the entry and mid-level management roles left vacant by the baby boom retirement vacuum, originality, planning, and execution will set the winners and losers miles apart.

I am sure that most of you buy into the… Continue

Added by on August 7, 2008 at 6:18am — No Comments

Social Media Tools You Can Use To Recruit

I'm going to change the way you recruit, in less than 5 minutes a day.

My new webinar on August 12th is about Recruiting 2.0 Tools. We're going to surf the world-wide web and repurpose social media tools to use in recruiting. Calendars, video slideshows, click-to-call sites, and microblogging are all on the menu. This will be like nothing the recruiting world has ever imagined.

Sign up for 1:30 EST, August 12th at Hireability.

Recruiting 2.0 Tools Workshop: 5… Continue

Added by Jim Durbin on August 6, 2008 at 7:32pm — 3 Comments

Recruiting with YouTube?

Recruiting Web 2.0 Tools Workshop: Got Five Minutes a Day? Become a Web 2.0 Recruiting Expert Today!

(It can make or save you thousands of dollars a year!)

HireAbility's Recruiter Training Center is once again bringing you an exclusive training that will catapult your recruiting career to the next level.

Did you know there are tons of free Web 2.0 tools that can change the way you recruit and hire talent?

In this latest 90-minute… Continue

Added by Jill Sullivan Grueter on August 6, 2008 at 7:07pm — No Comments

The man behind the Blue Smiley

This is from around 2003.... just in case anyone was wondering. More recently, I'm looking like I've been the president of the US for 4 years. Ever seen what that does to an individual?
See you all around.

- Jim

Added by Jim Canto on August 6, 2008 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Linkedin going after groups now.

Well they are starting to burn my butt and I'm not particularly happy about the latest change in Linkedins policy.

"In the coming days and weeks you might receive inquiries (and complaints) from members of your LinkedIn group(s) about the newly-instituted limit of 50 group memberships per LinkedIn member. You might also see a decrease in your group membership as LinkedIn members scramble to meet the newly-imposed limit. In any event, those who have not pared their membership lists… Continue

Added by Jeff Weidner on August 6, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Replacing mediocre employees

Can you identify one of your employees whose poor customer service or output adversely affected the bottom line?

If your organization is heavily based on customer service -- which pretty much covers all businesses -- then you shouldn't gamble with hiring employees. This process should be of utmost concern.

Weeding out the mediocre is not for the: faint hearted. This process takes planning and strategy. If done too quickly, it may send out the wrong message. Such action has… Continue

Added by James Carchidi on August 6, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Looking for Sales people to develop new business

We have a recrtuing company in Texas and we want to built new clients. We can share the fees paid by the client. Global force will find the candidates and you provide us company and hiring manager name.

Any ideas are welcome?

If interested contact me at

Added by Tina on August 6, 2008 at 1:42pm — 1 Comment

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