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The Client Side – On The Verge Of A Thriving Environment For Recruiters?

Are we on the verge of the best recruiting market any of us has seen before? Or at least a thriving environment for recruiters? Maybe. Conditions have been incredibly tough for our business, but I think it is entirely possible that we will roll into a great period for our business. Here’s why.

My hope through the last year or so has been that it won’t take much of an improvement in general business conditions for those of us left in the recruiting business to do really… Continue

Added by Todd Kmiec on September 8, 2009 at 10:57am — 2 Comments

Recruitment Strategy Development - The Best Qualified Candidate Rarely Gets Hired

That may get your attention. Generally when RecruiterGuy presents to groups on the topic of interviewing, people ask about the interviewing process.

How many times have you sat in an interview and wondered, “How will this person (the Hiring Manager) be able to determine if I am the best qualified candidate? Instead of probing my experience, capabilities, and motivations, he/she just asked me what kind of tree I would choose to be.” Obviously the person advocating that type of… Continue

Added by Bill Humbert on September 8, 2009 at 9:51am — 1 Comment

You Didn't Tell Me That

Dearest candidate,

It has been a pleasure to interview you this past week, and I appreciate how much time you were able to spend with me. Your answers to my probing questions, as well as your stated logic for your career moves and claims of successful track record encouraged me to share your resume with my team.

In taking an extra step of due diligence, we learned that there appears to be a well-documented contradiction of reasons for you moving from one position to the… Continue

Added by Suzanne M King on September 6, 2009 at 5:26pm — 5 Comments

Ten Strategies to Keep Your Good People

Incorporate the following steps as part of your talent management strategy and you're sure to have employee retention.

1. Set Expectations; have a clear, concise description of the job and the expectations of the person in that job.

2. Move your talented people around the organization, let them experience other jobs in the… Continue

Added by Vicki Z. Lauter on September 6, 2009 at 3:58pm — 2 Comments

New Powerful Recruitment Solution Is Set To Energise The Oil & Gas Industry

A new recruitment site designed specifically for the oil and gas industries is set to revolutionise traditional employment resources and searching. Aberdeenshire based business -…

Added by Kevin Forbes on September 6, 2009 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Plan your recruitment- Hire the right man:

Have you ever regretted hiring the wrong man for a job because you were in so much of a hurry to get someone hired? Most Small Businesses are run without either the support of a Human Resource department or without sufficient amount of planning in hiring the right candidate for an important job opening. Although time is a precious instrument in running a business, some of it needs to be spent planning out the employment process to get the person right for the job.

There are various ways to… Continue

Added by HDot on September 4, 2009 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

"How much for a recruitment video?"

Recruiting Has to Go Video, right. Video, combined with the Internet, is a game-changer for recruiting, right, as Kevin Wheeler has stated recently.

But I still hear it all the time - "How much for a video?," "It too expensive?" In ADOTAS I came across an article that is retweeted below. This article answers the cost question very well, but the answer is it depends. Read the article to see why. When thinking strategically about your… Continue

Added by Ernest Feiteira on September 4, 2009 at 1:54pm — 1 Comment

STAR's investing in new people and presmises

On 3rd August 2009, STAR proudly cut the tape on its third premises, a new office in Maidenhead!

Even in such difficult economic times, STAR’s expanding. With Dragons’ Den’s James Caan on board, STAR’s investing in people and premises, building a stronger infrastructure than ever before, particularly in its Contract Resourcing Division.

Director of Business Development Lucy O’Neill said: ‘We’re really proud that STAR’s continuing to grow despite the economic climate. We… Continue

Added by Carly Edwards on September 4, 2009 at 11:58am — No Comments

Will the REAL Recruiters please stand up!

Buzz buzz. This'll be fun. In the middle of the day from hell I had today, my mind drifted to a more secure, happier place, and began to use itself again to think. Unfortunately those thoughts are always that great. I do amuse myself though...

Here I am neck deep in URGENT requisitions, you know the kind where the world will end or the company will go broke if I don't find a two toed camel herder with 6 years java development skills. I have my C level executives calling me, wondering… Continue

Added by RECPEST - Recruiting Pest on September 4, 2009 at 9:48am — 9 Comments

Doing Business with Arnold Schwarzenegger - Success is being Resourceful

Do you remember learning how to ride your bide? Sure, you faltered a few times, fell off, and scraped your knees. But, it wasn’t long before you were soaring on two wheels! Riding a bike for most of us was achieving a big goal. Maybe our first taste of success. Success is as simple as riding a bike.

You Can Do It With What You Have

Sam, a kid from my neighborhood, received a brand new bike. My brother and I, on the other hand, put my bike together from used… Continue

Added by Bert Martinez - The Emotional Engineer on September 4, 2009 at 9:39am — 1 Comment

Looking for Reference resumes for Job openings with me


I am Jack. I am virtual recruiter and currently have Job openings of various states in US. Please forward me referral candidates, if any to my email id

Below are the details of Job Openings

1. Business Development Manager at East Hartford, CT, USA

Skills required: The Manager will be involved in activities to help in the development of strategy, competitive analysis, market assessments, industry analysis and portfolio… Continue

Added by Neeraj Bhatia on September 4, 2009 at 6:40am — No Comments


SPEECOMAJU acts and functions as Consultants and Facilitators for EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES.

Our duties include offering advise and guidance to Employers not only during the entire process of hiring Employees but also during the actual period of stay of the said Employee with them.

SPEECOMAJU assists Jobseekers not only in their search for gainful Employment BUT in their search for upgrading of Skills and Knowledge.

SPEECOMAJU (formally known as SPEECOM) was… Continue

Added by Gheerdial Singh on September 4, 2009 at 6:01am — No Comments

Easy Recruitment Model for Today's Economy

Added by Michael Glenn on September 3, 2009 at 11:14pm — No Comments

Put These in your Break Room. Star Wars Chopsticks!!

Everyday recruiters get up, dress, put their shoes, go to work and try to hire someone.

But it’s been a nightmare.

Hiring Managers have been overly picky. Candidates go through a multiple round of interviews, given urine, blood, and semen samples just to prove they can do the job.

Then after they get hired, it’s like Welcome to the U.S.S.R all over again. Community coffee spoon, handful of napkins, and a few abandoned coffee mugs in the… Continue

Added by Michael Glenn on September 3, 2009 at 11:09pm — No Comments

Making Money with Twitter Pt. I

In part I of our series on how to monetize Twitter, we explore a very basic method. If you haven't yet heard, Twitter is the new "big thing" on the interwebs. Everyone and their mother is on Twitter. While we don't really care what your mother is cooking at this very moment, we do care about generating leads and promoting business via "tweets". It's a great way to reach a broad audience, and takes very little time.

If you are interested in making money using Twitter, I recommend the… Continue

Added by Michael Meisner on September 3, 2009 at 6:16pm — No Comments

SAP CRM Consultant Montvale, NJ Area

Currently looking for the following;

Location – Montvale, NJ

Contract position

Senior BA with strong leadership and team management skills. Excellent written/oral communication and presentation skills. Must have experience in business process mapping and writing Business Process Procedures (BPP). SAP CRM Account Processing (Client/Engagement) and/or HCM specifically experience in Time amp; Expense or BOTH and. uPerform experience is a must. Should… Continue

Added by Dee Dee Kelly on September 3, 2009 at 4:39pm — No Comments

RANT! Cowboy recruiters beware!!

Today I met with an exceptional IT professional, a candidate who has extensive experience in healthcare infrastructure (a rare skillset in Canada) who is in between contracts. It was a great conversation, and after a good 90 minutes, I came out of the meeting with my head spinning.

You see, this candidate has had a terrible experience with recruitment agencies in Canada. And for the first half of our interview he was putting me in the same cesspool as the other 'recruiters' he's… Continue

Added by Laura Vezer on September 3, 2009 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

A Change in the way you will soon be reqruiting...that makes alot of sense.


I am reaching out to you personally to share something that everyone is finding quite amazing. As an HR specialist I'm sure you can appreciate the following observation...that the staffing and HR placement process has serious flaws causing serious overhead expenses to the client. What happens all to often is that a candidate is selected for a various role and after a short period of settling in either the client or the candidate is not a good fit. This candidate churn can cost… Continue

Added by Quality Certified Candidate on September 3, 2009 at 1:32pm — No Comments

ERE Tickets + Flight $$ from Broadlook

Win a ticket to ERE. 2 lucky winners will get full conference passes ($1200 value) and one lucky winner will also get $400 towards either their flight or hotel. Watch this video for details.

See you at ERE!

Here is the youtube… Continue

Added by Donato Diorio on September 3, 2009 at 12:50pm — 1 Comment

Recruiting Model & Actionable Information

From $ apropos

This post will be somewhat tangential in terms of the SNS line of thought, although I would like to respond/think about Ken Forrester’s blog post “Searching for the New Recruiting Model”. Ken describes a conversation with a contact about how everything is being turned upside down, and that we now have a need to reassess what constitutes a workable recruiting model.

A lot of information is… Continue

Added by Chuck Hudgins on September 3, 2009 at 11:51am — No Comments

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