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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

Give your resume the FLICK

This morning, I spoke with Annemarie Cross & Keith Keller on their weekly radio show, discussing how job seekers can give their resume the "FLICK" (Format, Layout, Image, Consistency & Keywords).

Original blog post here… Continue

Added by Thomas Shaw on July 27, 2009 at 1:00am — No Comments

Guess What? It’s not about technology at all. It’s about connectivity!

Recruitment and staffing has been around a long time. And I have had the fortune to witness its evolution for almost 30 years. I have worked in many countries and recruited across many sectors.

And guess what I have learned.

The more things change… the more they stay the same!

It was not that long ago that if you walked into a successful recruitment office, every person you saw was on the phone. And why not? There was no computer to tap away on. There was no… Continue

Added by Greg Savage on July 25, 2009 at 8:27am — 5 Comments


sciencescrossing locates jobs inside your niche, conducting a more streamlined job search.

If you are a job seeker with a specific industry interest, sciencescrossing provides instant access to a comprehensive pool of listings based on your particular area of focus.

If you are a job seeker with a specific industry interest, sciencescrossing provides instant access to a comprehensive pool of listings based on your particular area of focus. Unlike other job search and career… Continue

Added by symonds on July 25, 2009 at 4:30am — No Comments

Recruiter Needed in Front Royal, VA

A client/friend of mine is in need of a Junior Recruiter to join his company in Front Royal, VA. i told him I would help him find someone who may be a good fit.

Send your resume to me if you are interested and I will forward to him.

PJ Cunningham

Added by PJ Cunningham on July 24, 2009 at 11:22am — No Comments

Maybe I have a fear of commitment - but....I hate filling out forms

I admit, I have a fear of commitment on so many things and an unwavering loyalty to certain things that I commit to.

Example #1 Commitment Fear – I am almost OCD when it comes to making decisions on no brainer things in my life (at work, no issues w/this – odd? yes) like flavor of ice cream (do I do vanilla, vanilla bean, french vanilla? AND YES there is a difference) where to go on vacation, etc. because I don’t want to commit to any one thing and always be questioning if the other option… Continue

Added by Sarah White on July 23, 2009 at 10:46am — No Comments

Facing Talent Challenges Today

To meet today’s challenges, companies world-wide are searching for ways to do more with less. While many strategies offer streamlined processes and ways to add value, the biggest opportunities to meet this challenge lie within the talent themselves and are critical to future success:

• Finding the right talent

• Retaining your top performers

• Ensuring your best employees have the opportunity to thrive

Managing talent can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be. The… Continue

Added by Vicki Z. Lauter on July 23, 2009 at 10:43am — 1 Comment

Should Job seekers Pay to use a job seeker board to find jobs?

This was a thought provoking question posted on LinkedIn. What do you think? here's my answer:

“I believe that many so called recruiters and job boards are capitalizing on the high numbers of people ACTIVELY seeking work in order to somehow make it through, themselves. For me, I'm not doing this because I think it dilutes a brand. People should never have to pay for a job. EVER. Job boards are for lazy agency recruiters who don't have time to actually research and source to find… Continue

Added by Claudia J. Samuelson on July 23, 2009 at 10:31am — No Comments

Greener jobs on the way…Investments and their Impact

Awhile back I wrote a blog about the “Green Collar Jobs” and it looks like green sector is here to stay. The new administration is committed to reducing carbon emissions in an effort to fight global climate change. These new investments have the potential to provide economic benefits that go way beyond the primary one of emissions reduction.

We lost over 5.1 million jobs over the past 15 months. The new administration commits $100 billion annually in new public investments over the… Continue

Added by Luigi Lupo on July 23, 2009 at 10:16am — No Comments

Beyond the Tweet

TwitterJobSearch Launches New Feature to Kill Job Spam

First Real-Time Job Search Engine to go "Beyond the Tweet"

London, UK – 16 July 2009, At the Social Media in Recruitment Conference: TwitterJobSearch (, the first real time job search engine, launched its "Beyond the Tweet" functionality to eliminate spam from the job seekers experience. "Beyond the Tweet" will present relevant data to job seekers gathered from the pages linked to in Tweets. Using… Continue

Added by william fischer on July 23, 2009 at 5:49am — No Comments

Before You Begin the Candidate Search, Come Up with a Good Story...

Admittedly, I like to tell stories, and if I may say so, this is one of my strengths as a recruiter. Storytelling can be a powerful tool in the recruitment process.

If you are embarking on a search to find a new team member for your own company or on behalf of a client, one of the first things I recommend (if you haven’t yet done so) is to think about the company’s story. If the company is a startup, you won’t have a lot of history to fall back on, but you can still have a compelling… Continue

Added by Donna Brewington White on July 23, 2009 at 3:13am — 3 Comments

Recruiter - Texas

Hi Fellow Recruiters,

I am urgently looking for recruiters based in Texas region. Anyone wants to discuss this opportunity please contact me ASAP at

Looking forward to meet good people.



Added by Nitin Bindal on July 22, 2009 at 10:45pm — No Comments

No Longer a Candidate's Market-Yet have the challenges really changed?

Just over a year ago the buzz in the market was all about how much today is a buyer’s (candidate’s) market and how there were more jobs than there was talent to fill the openings. From about 2001 to the end of 2007 the economy was souring and the number of jobs being created was increasing at fast rates. It was a time when such statistics as "44 million Gen “X”ers in the workforce to replace 77 million retirees" and "11,000 people are reaching age 55 every day" were staggering numbers that… Continue

Added by Stephanie Huff on July 22, 2009 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Make new friends but keep the old

News flash - these are challenging days! OK, that's sooo old news by now, but nonetheless it still garners headlines. As a profession that relies on a healthy job market, well....need I say more?

Working in a consultancy firm - our clients have always been important to us, but in times like these they are all the more so. I am reminded of that classic little ditty, "Make new friends but keep the old. One is silver and the other is gold". Not to say we think of our clients as merely… Continue

Added by Maria DiLisio on July 22, 2009 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Funny Article on CNN - you said WHAT in interview?!?!!

My favourite is "I'm not wanted in this state"

It's funny though if these candidates are getting through to a face to face interview, what kind of pre screening are the interviewers doing??

Added by Laura Vezer on July 22, 2009 at 3:08pm — 1 Comment

Creative Marketing that is free and Eco Friendly

I wanted to share a site with you that I found. f you're looking for a secure, reliable and free image and video hosting solution, you've found it. offers unlimited uploads, unlimited bandwidth, unlimited views. Plus, you select your privacy level - share your photos and videos with just friends and family or the whole world. The choice is yours!

Choose to host your images for eBay, Craigslist, Myspace, Facebook or any other web site, forum or board. We offer free… Continue

Added by cyndi on July 22, 2009 at 11:34am — No Comments

Okay, so you lost your could you be jumping up and down on the couch?

I had an interesting conversation today with one of my clients. Over the last seven years I have been witness to Marks setbacks and successes, his layoffs and his promotions. I've met his wife, his kids, and he has met my sons. I consider him a friend.

This past Friday he was laid off from a software firm that had difficulty securing an additional line of credit. At best, the firm has another 6-8 weeks before they close up shop. Mark called me… Continue

Added by Christopher McCann on July 22, 2009 at 9:12am — No Comments

Why Recruitment Brand?

Let me compare recruitment brand with product brand, how important is a

brand for a product....? as important as a name is to a human. The brand is the identity of

the product, the brand is how a product will look to its customers, it acts as the medium of

communication and products brand promotion is so vital the it determines the popularity

of the products in the market, the sales of the product depends upon the brand.

Its the same with a recruitment brand, it… Continue

Added by Vinodh Rengarajan on July 22, 2009 at 8:47am — No Comments

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