I have the option to work from home 2 days a week. Is working from home really the best idea? Not for me. Look, I have two daughters aged 1 and 2 years old and they keep me crazy-whoops I mean busy. Even though we have an au pair, I can still hear the child noises and it is distracting. I sort of want to play with them but then again I don't. Ahh, the dilemmas of being a working mom.
I view going into the office as a "vacation." I… Continue
Added by Naarah N Hastings on May 9, 2008 at 3:01pm —
Added by Bill Allred on May 9, 2008 at 12:35pm —
Performance Advantage, Inc.
recently conducted a nationwide survey of employees that asked what factors motivate them to come to work and give it their best.
The results may surprise you.
EMPLOYEES’ TOP 10 MOTIVATING FACTORS
1. Appreciation/Recognition for a job well done
2. Feeling “in” on issues
3. An understanding attitude from their… Continue
Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on May 9, 2008 at 11:30am —
has a post up asking readers about sw they use that speeds up their day most.
The comments have largely degenerated into a list of people's favorite SW (I am not sure how Firefox makes you any more productive than IE - and I am a loyal FF user)
So I thought I would throw the question out to the community and modify it somewhat: What software helps make you more productive on a… Continue
Added by Anthony J. Meaney on May 9, 2008 at 8:35am —
TGIS (Thank Goodness, Its Sumser!)
'Digging Into RecruitingBlogs.com'
In today's post John makes a couple of interesting observations, opening with this:
May is traditionally a slow month for Recruiting communities...the avalanche of trade shows get in the way of hobnobbing with peers.
Hmmm...I'll have to leave a comment. What about you?
You can read John thought-provoking post and his post-pickings here:… Continue
Added by Amitai Givertz on May 9, 2008 at 7:22am —
Do or Die situation for IT recruitment consultancies in India
Recruitment consultancy business in India is flourishing like anything. Apart from domestic consultancies the international IT recruitment companies have entered into India market for developing there business.
In metro cities almost on every main road you could find a recruitment consultancy. In all of these consultancies there would be hundreds of people working on the IT clients.
According to… Continue
Added by NADNUK on May 9, 2008 at 2:23am —
As if the newspapers, TV, blogosphere and airwaves are not already inundated with political ads...now at my work in box? I don't think so. On a daily basis I get political ads or messages sent to me by candidates. My response, "Please do not send political messages to my work email address. It is unprofessional." My message is pretty clear yet leaves the door open for appropriate and professional correspondence.
What would you do?
Added by Naarah N Hastings on May 9, 2008 at 1:43am —
May is traditionally a slow month for Recruiting communities. Actual Recruiting and the avalanche of trade shows get in the way of hobnobbing with peers. It's no surprise that the longer more thoughtful postings are a little on the light side right now.
That means it's a great time to stand out and make a name for yourself. One of the real tricks in the development of a reputation in an online community is a sense of timing. Jumping into the fray when everyone else is piling on is one… Continue
Added by John Sumser on May 9, 2008 at 12:30am —
Added by Martin H.Snyder on May 8, 2008 at 10:41pm —
there was a jobless young woman in a small town with few prospects. Okay, the time was 1998, the young woman was me and the small town was in MN. I was devestated after losing my job in leasing finance in the family business and realizing no local finance institution would hire me due to conflict of interest. It left me scared and clueless about what what direction to go in life.
My friend, Julie was interning at a international recruiting agency. I was always fascinatd by the crazy… Continue
Added by Naarah N Hastings on May 8, 2008 at 9:30pm —
not hiring remotely
was the most costly mistake I ever made in business. If the best person for the job is in Iowa, why was I hiring somebody in Florida who I'd end up firing six weeks later?
Added by Eric Shannon on May 8, 2008 at 5:35pm —
We’ve all seen it. Summertime is over and you head back to school and inevitably there is a new girl on that first day. Of course, everyone suddenly wants to date her and is falling all over themselves to do so. Why? It could be any number of reasons, but the real answer is that’s she’s new. That’s it, but in our society, as we all know, new is better. Ok maybe not everyone believes this, but that doesn’t stop every IT professional from pulling the high school equivalent when a new company… Continue
Added by bill martineau on May 8, 2008 at 4:14pm —
When I read the article "Former HR Chief at AIG, Others Charged in Alleged Headhunting Scam" late last year in Workforce Magazine, I was extremely disappointed that the recruiting profession was exposed to this negative press regarding a situation that was extremely avoidable.
Click Here to read more......
Added by Jonathan Rosenberg on May 8, 2008 at 1:29pm —
I am currently seeking an experienced Environmental Litigation Attorney
for a in-house position in Chicago. They will pay for relocation. HOT JOB!!!!
Senior responsibility for all environmental and environment-related law advice and counseling and for all legal representation in environmental and environment-related disputes or matters brought in federal, state and local courts and agencies, and with respect to all media (air, water, land),… Continue
Added by Marina Hartung on May 8, 2008 at 12:27pm —
Ok, this bad-boy is 184 slides long. Yeah I know, that's a… Continue
Added by Dennis Smith on May 8, 2008 at 11:33am —
This year my intern is twittering about life as a social media intern. More details here
Added by Chris Russell on May 8, 2008 at 9:10am —
You’ve bought a new suit for your interview and you’ve practiced your answers to possible interview questions, but that isn’t where the preparation ends.
You might want to also practice your speaking abilities so you can leave a great and lasting impression.
I’m not talking about learning and using big, elaborate, “10-cent” words, but rather following some basic rules of speech:
* SLOW DOWN
* BE CONFIDENT IN WHAT YOU ARE SAYING
* AVOID FILLER… Continue
Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on May 8, 2008 at 7:47am —
Bill Vick's XtremeRecruiting.tv
Featuring Dave Staats, Headhunter, Flamethrower, Judge and Jury...
The XtremeRecruiting.tv group continues to grow by leaps and bounds. So, no doubt, there will many disappointed to learn that there is no question this week while Bill and Dave cook up something special. The next question will be posted on May 15.
Last Week's Winner: Sue Hand!
Dave judged Sue's answer to… Continue
Added by Amitai Givertz on May 8, 2008 at 7:30am —
2 years, 5 months and 27 days after selling his first job board to media group Trinity Mirror and Mr Secs (a.k.a SecsInTheCity founder Jon Grocott) is back. This time with a new network of niche job boards branded ClearlyJobs.
This news is hot off the press, but we can confirm… Continue
Added by Julian Stopps on May 7, 2008 at 3:20pm —
Corporate Recruiting: Action Steps During a Recession
Things that recruiting and HR can do to protect the budget
Monday, April 14, 2008 | by Dr. John Sullivan
Anyone who has worked in corporate recruiting for any period realizes they work in a profession that has dramatic up-and-down cycles. Unfortunately, the down cycles following rapid growth tend to be the harshest. Who can forget the literal "implosion" of world-class recruiting functions like those at… Continue
Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on May 7, 2008 at 12:29pm —