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Cisco slashes guidance and freezes hiring

The Internet gearmaker beat estimates but saw orders drop steeply in October.

By Scott Moritz, writer

Last Updated: November 6, 2008: 11:35 AM ET



NEW YORK (Fortune) -- Even market pessimists were surprised by Cisco's warning of a huge sales shortfall.



The San Jose-based giant, a bellwether for the tech industry, said late Wednesday that it has stopped hiring and slashed its revenue target for the current quarter ending in January to about $9.1 billion, or 12%… Continue

Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 6, 2008 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Regarding the Group "Post job and Hotlist" its really work if you use it!

Hi All,



Hope you doing well. I this group you can discuss regarding requirements as well as you can post add of your open jobs. In case of Sales person they can add their on W2 consultant list here. By this way you can get help of each other, i think its really help!





Thanks,

Sudip Ganguly



Sudip Ganguly

Atlas Software Technologies, Inc.

"An SBA 8 (a) Certified Company"

Ph: 312-376-8242

Fax : (312)… Continue

Added by Sudip on November 6, 2008 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Big tech goes bargain hunting

By Michael V. Copeland, senior writer

October 28, 2008: 6:14 AM ET



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(Fortune Magazine) -- These are the days that bring out the power shopper in Larry Ellison. With so much chaos in the markets and panic in the boardrooms, the Oracle CEO sees right now as a fine time to stroll through Silicon Valley and buy pretty much whatever he wants.



"We are better positioned than our peers to do well in tough times," Ellison declared at Oracle's annual meeting in October.… Continue

Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 6, 2008 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Six Flexible Careers That Pay $70k

Here are six careers that offer flexibility and self-employment options or pay near the $70k range or better--along with the training you'll need.

Post Secondary Teachers

Travel Nurses

Software Designers

Management Analysts

Interior Designers

Real Estate Sales Agents

Read more… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on November 6, 2008 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Yahoo prepares to ask Microsoft for help

CNN Posting



SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Now that a pivotal advertising partnership with Google is off the table, Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang is ready to return to the bargaining table with Microsoft if the world's largest software maker remains interested in buying his embattled Internet company.

Yahoo boss Jerry Yang faces some tough decisions after an advertising deal with Yahoo fell over.



Yahoo boss Jerry Yang faces some tough decisions after an advertising deal with Yahoo fell… Continue

Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 6, 2008 at 12:19pm — No Comments

SixDegrees Top Ten+ NetApp Edition - Network with the Stars!

The semi-weekly top ten listed here http://tinyurl.com/64ard7 and produced by SixDegreesfromDave.com is intended for invitations to your favorite social/professional network of choice. Each person listed below has stated their openness to networking and looks forward to your professional networking invitation!



EXAMPLE: LINKEDIN INVITE INSTRUCTIONS



Log-in to Linkedin. Click the new green button, “Add Connections” located on the lower left sidebar menu of your… Continue

Added by Dave Mendoza on November 6, 2008 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Staying Focused In A Down Economy

I've had the opportunity to chase a couple of searches in the last six months that were out of my specialty. Two companies wanted local marketing experts, a Seattle company wanted a recruiter, two tech firms wanted some high value placements and I worked on some splits with a friend.



The results were mixed, because I found candidates and made a placement, but the time lost in pursuing candidates outside of the social media field was a real drag on my other business, and the social… Continue

Added by Jim Durbin on November 6, 2008 at 11:17am — 2 Comments

No Animal Show Nov 5, 2008

I'll be out all morning. Back next week.

Added by Recruiting Animal on November 6, 2008 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Experienced Healthcare Recruiter

Hi! My name is Stephanie and I am an experienced Healthcare Recruiter. I have worked in many different facets in staffing: allied health, nursing, aides, and phsycian temporary, traveling, permanent postions throughout the US. I am actively seeking a position as a Virtual Healthcare Recruiter! If you have any opportunities for an enthusiastic Healthcare Recruiter, please contact me!

Thank you!

Stephanie Yatchyshyn

ssyatch@yahoo.com

Added by Stephanie Yatchyshyn on November 6, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

Bank of England panics!!!

BOE slashed their key rate by 1.5% and FTSE is still hurting; oh the market, oh the market! Tick tick, tick tock...

Added by Steve Levy on November 6, 2008 at 8:07am — No Comments

November 6, 2008

Third Party Thursday with Margaret Graziano

Like "The American Dream," "Yes We Can!" has a universal appeal for recruiters trying to build something. Add your thoughts to Margo's post: The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

Happy Thursday! Ami G.

Added by Amitai Givertz on November 6, 2008 at 7:48am — No Comments

The legal banning of same sex marriage

In California, Arizona and Florida...have people nothing better to do?

We've talked about this for years in recruiting and how inane laws like this will impact recruiting - an entire pool of talent pissed off and possibly looking for another place to live or turning down offers. Shameful.

Added by Steve Levy on November 6, 2008 at 7:19am — 9 Comments

Promoting what you need with Twitter + Facebook + Tiny URL

It took me a while to understand the point of Twitter but at the Recruiting Road Show I saw the light.



You can search them outside of your network and outside of your network can search yours.

You can also add a URL of what you want to promote, shorten it with Tiny URL and make it appear in both your Facebook and Twitter Status.



You will need to have both a Facebook and Twitter account.



Add the Twitter application on… Continue

Added by Marcus Ronaldi on November 6, 2008 at 1:00am — No Comments

If They Aren't "Engaged" Then What Are They?

At ERE this year I had the pleasure of meeting and listening to Steve Lavin, ESPN broadcaster and former UCLA head coach. The sports legend and current analyst spoke about a few different aspects of recruiting while tying them in nicely to personal… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on November 6, 2008 at 12:49am — No Comments

Confessions of a new Twit! Increase blog traffic via Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

I have a problem. I really like Twitter. And you should too. dfwtweetup



In my quest to learn and pass along personal branding tips I have experimented with all kinds of tools. I firmly believe you need a good blog to help establish your personal brand. But you need to get people to read it.



In addition to consistently posting Pulitzer quality articles about your area of expertise or interest, you need to utilize the most effective Web 2.0 tools to generate traffic…

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Added by Craig Fisher on November 5, 2008 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments

Compromise Candidates

What do you do to make the Hiring Manager realize that you have looked under every rock but have still not come up with their ideal, perfect candidate? You bring them 'compromise candidates' and talk directly to the Hiring Manager about what you have found and what potential candidates have told you. Tell them what the candidates themselves have told you about the opportunity. Of course, in order to do this, you have to call those "less than perfect" compromise candidates and pitch the position… Continue

Added by Cathy McCullough on November 5, 2008 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Beauty and the SEO Beast

Beauty

Over the past couple of weeks you might've recognized that JobCentral has undergone heavy cosmetic surgery. This new, more aesthetically pleasing and thoughtful design was developed to provide a better user experience...



The Beast

...while housing a combination of newly search engine optimized, geo-targeted, occupational coded, and company branded pages. (over a million for… Continue

Added by Chad Sowash on November 5, 2008 at 7:17pm — No Comments

When recruiters lose their credibility

Networking has always been fun for this introvert but especially so when speaking with a fellow recruiter or HR generalist (to include all levels). Don’t get me wrong, there’s always a rush when I get a C-level on the phone (Jason Alba can attest to this) but I feel when someone of my own ilk is on the other end, it’s as if we both know the punch line from the same joke -… Continue

Added by Steve Levy on November 5, 2008 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Eight industries needing bilingual workers

CNN.COM Posting



According to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2006 American Community Survey, approximately 80 percent -- or 223.2 million people -- of Americans use only English at home.



The remaining 20 percent -- 55.8 million people -- speak a language other than English. Add the millions of tourists visiting the country each year and you have a huge demand for workers who can communicate in more than one language.



Thankfully, bilingual workers come to the rescue. In… Continue

Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 5, 2008 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Uh oh -- you said THAT at work?

CNN.COM Posting



Karen Giberson, president of Accessories Council, a nonprofit organization that stimulates consumer awareness and demand for fashion accessories, was scheduling an appointment with a major retailer to show it a new line of pantyhose. When confirming the meeting, the secretary asked who would be attending. Giberson replied, "Oh, just me and a bunch of great hose!"



"I didn't even realize what I said until the assistant said, 'Excuse me?'" Giberson… Continue

Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 5, 2008 at 1:40pm — No Comments

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