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CareerBuilder is greasing palms again

Can your niche job board afford to take the top executives in the Nation to Pinehurst Golf Resort for an all expenses paid "Executive Golf Trip"?



CareerBuilder can..



CareerBuilder Greased Palms 2009



Oh the fine tradition of greasing the palms continues in the recruiting space. (insert deeply rooted sarcasm… Continue

Added by Chad Sowash on June 11, 2009 at 9:48am — 9 Comments

Successful Entrepreneurship; FOCUS, FOCUS, FOCUS

What's one very important attribute of a successful start-up? Is it the brilliant idea? Continuous innovation? or the plain old execution? All of the above are important for the young company to survive and flourish. However, over the last decade or so that I have dealt with start-ups including building a few of my own, I have realized that focus on execution is key. There are tons of examples of companies that had just another product like many others but out shined the rest with pure focus on… Continue

Added by sundar vanchinathan on June 10, 2009 at 4:09pm — No Comments

To Be or Not To Be; A Manager

To be or Not to Be.........a manager is the question. After a few years starting off in any job, most people ask the question, should I become a manager or continue to be an individual contributor?

In some countries, taking the role of a manager is not only prestigious but also the only way to grow one's compensation. In other countries such as in the U.S, a solid individual contributor can not only rake in the cash like any other manager but also is accepted and respected in the… Continue

Added by sundar vanchinathan on June 10, 2009 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Hearing aid's ....learning aids ...reading aid's ?? ...sales ...marketing...franchising ??

would someone enlighten me as to ...how to train or polish ...fresh hire's ....given the context of subcontinent ...i find that most of the grads turning up to fill up a position or role is not adequately or amply

skilled in language skills ??



what are the best ways or means to train new hire's or apprentice's to acquire ...adequate language skills



given that corresponding over email,



responding to a web-query,



or voice over responses ...are the… Continue

Added by Ravi on June 10, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

is recruiting a full time occupation or do people ...take up other business's kind of franchising into other services industry ??

given the above context ....i would like to understand what is a viable business or business model,





am told many or most recruiter's in the guild or forum ...engage in activities other than recruiting or sourcing of candidate's ....



how ethical is or should be a recruiter' ....what drives a business model ??





does or can sourcing of a air-hostess , a recieptionist or a model for a PR activities fall in the same legeau??



scope and potential… Continue

Added by Ravi on June 10, 2009 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Has anyone else tried Fill-Staff 10 For Recruiters Pro yet? CRM+ATS+ARP

I found this software a while ago, and I must say I have been highly impresseed. I have been recruiting for some time and would say the one thing that can make the difference between a placement and non-placement is keeping everything in line. When you are working multiple positions, being able to look things up and keep them straight is a huge help. Has anyone else tried this? It is an ACT! database structure, and so far it is great....but I was wondering if anyone else had tried it. I have… Continue

Added by Jeff Urban on June 9, 2009 at 11:43pm — No Comments

understanding love ...hate ...hate...love ...relationships

given the above context...



envisible between people and genders,



sibilings,

classmates,

collegues,

neighbours,



possible , sustainable ...



is it possible to harbour or nurture ...blame ...any one for consequence's



between two mere acquaintance's ... who either never got to know each other or never have been



comfortable at the level of even being a friend ??



have you or has any seen ...squandering ...life… Continue

Added by Ravi on June 9, 2009 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

You Are Not Alone....

Finding your way through the myriad of updates, news blasts and Tweets about jobs and the economy is like finding your way out of a maze. Who do you listen to and who can you trust? It’s not that you shouldn’t be reminded of how the unemployment rate is nearing 10%, or that certain sectors of the economy like manufacturing for instance, may be part of a bygone era. It’s good to know where the opportunities lie and where to put your efforts. Knowledge is Power someone wise once said. But when is… Continue

Added by Lisa Kaye on June 9, 2009 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Unemployed and Under Employed Candidate Flow is High, but Candidate Pool Still Only Half Full

When it comes to recruiting there are many aspects to focus on in the process. Some focus on the sheer quantity of resumes to provide with an acceptable pool of talent in which to choose from while others are more focused on the quality of the candidates and accessing more than just the individuals that are hitting the job boards to insure they are looking at the highest level of talent available to them.

As we know during a downturn in the economy many candidates that have been impacted… Continue

Added by bill martineau on June 9, 2009 at 3:41pm — 4 Comments

Pega Certified - PRPC System Architect

I have a pega consultant and she is available on corp to corp.
Please contact abbas ali - 7036591405 OR email at - abbas.ali@uniplus.com

Added by Abbas Ali on June 9, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

My Thoughts on Job Matching

I've been asked for consult on several occasions about whether or not to use job matching systems. Obviously depending on the system my answers will vary although if I'm asked about job matching in general here's my opinion.



Stand alone job matching platforms do not have a chance against the more traditional models, no matter the economic climate.



Why?



In a job seeker rich… Continue

Added by Chad Sowash on June 9, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

No so fast on leaving New York State

Back on May 22, I noted that Tom Golisano, founder and billionaire owner of Paychex, decided that New York statutory environment was driving businesses out of the state. Under the now - and hopefully single term - Governor Patterson, New York is becoming a place that is unfriendly towards business; unfriendly to business means unfriendly to recruiting.



Yesterday saw an old fashioned coup up in Albany… Continue

Added by Steve Levy on June 9, 2009 at 7:05am — 1 Comment

is there a "coach niche"

Anyone have thoughts about doing searches for the college/university segment looking for athletic coaches?

Added by Gunnar Hagstrom on June 9, 2009 at 1:09am — No Comments

Status Update Abuse!

I feel I have been personally violated by status update abuse. I actually remove people that post ... read more Status Update Abuse!

Added by Recruitnik on June 8, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

understanding attrition ...employee satisfaction ...sustainability productivity

for most companies to sustain they need to have a stable , reliable, skilled manpower in addition to having good inventories or order books.



Thus investing in pupil/people ...for future potential, sustainability to have stream of skilled , trained manpower that can be harnessed over time.



Attrition in the above context.



understanding and defining/interpretation attrition...exploring the causes, steps required to stem .





how to promote or rather… Continue

Added by Ravi on June 8, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Are You a Desert Flower or a Mequite Tree?

In my 18 years of following the staffing and recruiting industry, two cliches have come up now and again.



"Two and out or in for a lifetime.”



This term relates to the penchant of staffing and recruiting companies to hire freshly graduated college kids with limited experience and/or no job prespects in their chosen field. Often these young people would learn the ropes well enough to be functionally effective, then leave after a couple of years to hopefully greener… Continue

Added by Phil McCutchen on June 8, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Do you know your Future

Do you know the Future?

One Saturday a couple of weeks ago, my kids and I were driving to an event where community members were being honored for years of volunteering in the community where I grew up, which is located next to the college town where I now live. My parents were some of the people honored, so it was a special time for my family.

While we were driving, out of the blue my son asked, “Mom, let’s talk about the future.” I said sure and asked him what he wanted to know. He… Continue

Added by Chernee Vitello on June 8, 2009 at 10:27am — No Comments

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Added by Rohith Kudukuli on June 8, 2009 at 9:57am — No Comments

Email Etiquette

The best form of communication is an in person meeting or phone call, but when email is required here is a guideline on how to get the most out of your email exchange. 1) Create a subject line that best summarizes the reason for the email. A poor subject line often means your email will be deleted.

2) Do not ramble in your email. Keep it short and to the point. Bullet points allow the reader to quickly scan what is important.

3) Avoid over… Continue

Added by Kunin Associates on June 8, 2009 at 9:28am — No Comments

Are resumes obsolete?

Resumes must die



It is time to revisit this idea again.



You need to kill your resume!



It is especially time for me to kill my resume.

For a lot of reasons.





Me, circa 2007





I dug up an old resume from Careerbuilder that I put out there a long time ago, like in somewhere around 2007.



It looks like this:



Experienced Human Resources… Continue

Added by Michael VanDervort on June 8, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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