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Retaining Gen Y Talent: 6 Key Tips On How Keep Your Millennial Employees From Leaving

As posted on the MN Headhunter blog:

Author Byline: Lisa Orrell, Millennial & Generation Relations Expert, Author of "Millennials Incorporated"

To many employers, the Millennials (aka: Gen Y) entering our professional work environments are a mystery. And research shows they are certainly a unique generation that has no trouble…


Added by Paul DeBettignies on July 7, 2008 at 10:53am — 1 Comment

What's The Best Sourcing Application/Platform In The Industry?

Can anyone help me here? I am aware of Sourcepoint, but don't know the rest - any thoughts? Is there functionality in today's Sourcing apps that you'd like to see? Are there methods that would make your life easier, meaning ranging from search string generation to campaign management? I know can be configured . . . but unless you're purchasing a comprehensive solution (add-on), customizing SF can be rough.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Joshua… Continue

Added by Joshua Letourneau on July 7, 2008 at 9:04am — No Comments

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Oracle PL/SQL… Continue

Added by Suresh on July 7, 2008 at 8:46am — No Comments

Dos Candidates, Por Favor

One time, my husband and I went to Puerto Rico and, since my foreign language classes consisted of Latin and French (read: useless), I was a bit worried about the prospect of Spanish. He assured me that he was On. It. His extensive training in high school and college Spanish would fare us well.Flash forward to our vacation…going through the drive through line at Burger King (again).

-What do you want?

-Uh, gimme a medium Coke, please.

-They don’t have Coke.…

Added by Shannon on July 7, 2008 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

SafeREF's new application which helps recruitment companies collect job references faster by easily sending out an automatic notification to referees will be adding some more applications so as to get an even faster response. The application available now is quite robust and we are adding as much to make it more easier for recruiters. Job references can be delay when offering job to candidate but with we make it easier now because of the pre-employement status we give jobseekers, their… Continue

Added by mike crop on July 7, 2008 at 7:23am — No Comments

July 7 2008

That was the week that was...Week ending June 6, 2008

A round-up from the recruiting industry’s group blogs, portals and individual archives...

If you're a regular to the site you'll start noticing a few changes in the weeks ahead, mostly little tweaks. A couple are here in this week's round-up including the Monday morning slot. [Yeah, yeah -- I'll get it up over the weekend...sheesh!]

Mendoza’s Monday Member Showcase:… Continue

Added by Amitai Givertz on July 7, 2008 at 2:47am — No Comments

The Marriage is Over. He dumped me on Twitter.

When you stop to think about it, perception is an extremely powerful branding tool. It can make or break you. It never ceases to amaze me how well social media enables us to brand ourselves, our company and/or our service.

But there are some downsides to branding and perception via social media.

Here’s my story:

A few weeks ago, I received a note from Twitter that @Tweet05 (not his real name to protect his identify) was following me.

I always check… Continue

Added by Heather Gardner on July 6, 2008 at 7:02pm — 2 Comments

10 L&D Staff Hiring Best Practices for IT Vendors

10 L&D Staff Hiring Best Practices for IT Vendors

(as published in CEDMA newlsetter)

By William Vanderbilt

Avondale Search International

Senior Industry Consultant

One of the common complaints about the Learning and Development (L&D) function in any organization is that the group can lack relevancy to the overall business. This is particularly true in the IT vendor world where there is a constant struggle to provide relevant training on… Continue

Added by on July 6, 2008 at 6:57pm — No Comments

SMEOracle Offers Many Recruiting Tools & Rich Features and Its FREE!

SMEOracle Offers Many Features!

And Its Services are FREE to Recruiters!

by Staff Writer

SMEOracle provides a wealth of features for both the SME and Recruiter -- many features and services that our competitors do not offer.

SMEOracle is not just a "job board" and it is not just a professional network site that allows you to… Continue

Added by Phil Robles on July 6, 2008 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Love Today...

In the Q & A section on LinkedIn, few questions should have as much impact as the one that follows:

This is just a reminder to focus on what really matters.

So much time today is focused on work and more work. At times we forget about those who are most important to us. My question is - "Who do you love? How do they know?"

Love Today!

Andrew Thorn

Telios… Continue

Added by Rayanne on July 6, 2008 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Overcoming My Fears Of Change And Uncertainty

There I was 40 feet in the air, having just climbed the pirates net to the top of the high ropes course. Sitting on the perch looking at where to go next, it occurred to me that I was scared x&*%less.

I called to “Big Dog,” the group leader, and asked what I do next. His response was to “follow your instinct”. For 23 years in recruiting I followed my instinct and for the most part it led me the right way. Other times that old instinct got me in trouble. “What if my instinct is… Continue

Added by Margaret Graziano on July 6, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Giddying on up....

Well, it wasn't too long ago I wrote a post here about how potentially my company was changing the perception it has of its Recruitment Division.... Maybe I was a little early in my prediction.

I have been a little disappointed in recent reactions I'm afraid, and for those who may read this with the hope of getting some pearls of wisdom, you too could be disappointed, it has the potential to become just a me venting session... (my apologies in advance)

My work environment… Continue

Added by Dan Nuroo on July 6, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

Happy 4th of July

It's Independance day and I can think of no better way to spend it than with family and friends. My daughter Claire chose to ride her razor in the West Lake Pond Parade, while my son Jackson rode in a two seater wagon with his buddy Shea. As usual, it was a fun family adventure mixed with friends we hadn't seen in a while and some professional networking -… Continue

Added by Heather Gardner on July 4, 2008 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Cut it short

It's 4th of July, a national holiday in the US, NOT in Argentina. As I am sitting in our office, I take my own 4th of July break to think about a LinkedIn post that was brought to my attention by Maureen Sharib - to whom I am very thankful for so openly sharing her ideas and insights about sourcing/recruiting.

The LinkedIn question was "Which of these 10 hiring/interviewing mistakes is the most important one to your eyes?" Click… Continue

Added by Catia Yun on July 4, 2008 at 2:08pm — 3 Comments

Reflections on "Fit" Via New FC Article, "The Texas Rangers' Young GM"

Happy 4th of July, RBC - remember, as Robert Kiyosaki puts best, "It's un-American to pay taxes." Hey, we weren't after independence just for independence's sake!

So I came across an interesting article this morning on (color me surprised!) titled, "The Texas Rangers' Young GM".

I'll admit - as a baseball fan going back to the Mets title in '86, I never thought I'd see a 30-yr old… Continue

Added by Joshua Letourneau on July 4, 2008 at 12:45pm — 2 Comments

July 4, 2008

TGIS (Thank Goodness, Its Sumser!)

Digging Into

In this post John points to pillars of the community for their experimentation in helping create one, properly recognizing Dave Mendoza, Paul DeBettingies and Jason Davies for their noble efforts.

Reflecting on… Continue

Added by Amitai Givertz on July 4, 2008 at 4:01am — No Comments Goes Free Agent Nation

Tomorrow marks the celebration of Independence Day in the United States.

How appropriate.

It will also mark my first day as a self-employed business owner. I'm celebrating by reading Dan Pink's Free Agent… Continue

Added by Dennis Smith on July 3, 2008 at 10:33pm — 8 Comments

Digging Into v1.10

Happy Interdependence Day

A community is forming in this little outpost called Somehow, the space is overcoming its very name. Imagine trying to sell houses in a town called "Ya Gotta Be A Writer To Live Here".

While the moniker implies one kind of involvement, the reality is quite different. (RBC) is a place for experimentation. Its inhabitants are trying new things every day.

The first experiment is the one Dave Mendoza calls…


Added by John Sumser on July 3, 2008 at 8:00pm — 6 Comments

LinkedIn Joins the Billionaires' Club

LinkedIn Joins the Billionaires' Club

BusinessWeek Article Here

5 yrs old on May 5th 2008 and now valued at 1 Billion!!!!

Estimating 30 to 35 Million users by the end of 2008!!!!

On track to hit $100 Million in sales in 2008!!!

If you are not a member on Linkedin now is the time to sign up and be apart of the explosive growth.…


Added by Jeff Weidner on July 3, 2008 at 1:22pm — No Comments

The MOST AMAZING Career Site I've Seen To Date, Hands-Down (Convergence of Creative + Social Media + Right Brain Engagement + Making of Meaning)

Made my first OnRec nomination today and thought some of you who are really into social media intersection with recruiting might benefit:

"To date, I have not witnessed a site combine the combine both the creative elements, social media aspect, and capture emotion such as the Marine Corps recruiting website From the home page, users are able to view the latest commercial, request more information, view Marine principles -- for example,… Continue

Added by Joshua Letourneau on July 3, 2008 at 12:05pm — No Comments

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