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FREE Sourcing Cheat Sheet and FREE Food - Beat that!

Dan Harris of NetApps is presenting at the Silicon Valley Roadshow and he'll be giving away his sourcing cheat sheet. Don't miss Dan - this is a guy you can't help but like!

It's FREE and they're giving away FREE food as well!

All you have to do is show up. You can do that, can't you?

Here are the information… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on October 17, 2008 at 10:10am — No Comments

RFL: Employment Branding: In-House or Outsource?

My original thought process when developing this seminar and webinar was to provide HR directors and business leaders with a blueprint to help them increase their hiring success, thereby elevating their employee retention and productivity, and reducing turnover costs. I am from a marketing background, and understand that much of the information and expertise provided by an employment advertising ageny or recruitment advertising agency, can be learned and developed internally by the in-house… Continue

Added by Jason C. Blais on October 17, 2008 at 8:23am — No Comments

October 17. 2008

Reporting from India, John defines culture shock: Digging Into v1.22

Happy Friday! Ami G.

Added by Amitai Givertz on October 17, 2008 at 3:37am — No Comments

URGENT REQ:Sr.Java Developer : Full-time : TX!!!


Salary: 92-97k per annum


This position will work with the Development and other business units to develop and manage software development initiatives and related technical projects. Must be able to translate business needs into effective technical solutions and apply state of the art technologies. A candidate is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of developed systems and services… Continue

Added by sirisha on October 16, 2008 at 6:44pm — No Comments

Reasons to move to Austin...

Austin is a phenomenal city for many reasons... In particular, Austin's consistently balanced portfolio of industries keeps my team busy recruiting for our clients' growing businesses. Austin also tops the charts of the top 10 places to live in the US every year! Please take a look at the areas we are most researching to fill immediately:

- Audit: - A minimum of 5 years of recent experience in Audit

- A minimum of 2 years with Big 4 experience

- CPA highly… Continue

Added by Amanda Nahay on October 16, 2008 at 6:15pm — 5 Comments

Starting out as a Corporate Recruiter

So when I first got started in the recruiting world, learning the difference between a corporate recruiter and a staffing recruiter confused me at first. Now for those of you in either one of these roles, you are probably thinking to yourself: How in the world can that be confusing?

Well here’s why. My trainer was a head hunter on Wall Street for 8 years. Though he did staffing for many years, he had recently turned into a corporate recruiter and was focused on learning that side of… Continue

Added by Steve on October 16, 2008 at 4:47pm — 2 Comments

Silicon Valley Recruiting Roadshow

The Recruiting Roadshow is an event masterminded by John Sumser. In 1995, John started his own company Interbiznet, where he wrote a daily column on using the internet and technology for recruiting. He wrote the first book describing the internet as a sourcing and recruiting tool in 1996.

The idea for the Recruiting Roadshow was brought on by the fact that recruiting can be vastly different from one metropolitan area to the next.… Continue

Added by Mark Tortorici on October 16, 2008 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Personal Branding Education for Executives

Joe President (not his real name) sits stiffly across from me at a Starbucks sipping a latte. He hasn't been in this position very often. "Craig, I don't think my current company has my best interests in mind and I want to look for a new job. I don't really know where to start. I would look at any executive level position, even a step down. But I can't let my current company find out that I am looking!" This is paraphrased from a conversation I had with the President of a privately… Continue

Added by Craig Fisher on October 16, 2008 at 1:31pm — 1 Comment

Need help sourcing

Ironically, I am looking for a junior sourcer and can't seem to find anyone with the skill set. Work location is NYC and skill set is 1-6 years of internet sourcing and name generation. I have been using the job boards and linkedin. Am I missing anything?

Added by Priscilla Gulino on October 16, 2008 at 12:29pm — 1 Comment

Making Progress

joblish is moving forward & getting better. In the last few days, some users have stepped up and are helping us correct joblish for their industry. We're made changes in the Library & Information Science industry and are working on the Defense, Defense Electronics, Energy, and Utility industries with the help of folks who work in those areas. More details later.

Special thanks to Raissa & Deb at Library Associates Companies. Their input has transformed joblish for the… Continue

Added by Mark Bielecki on October 16, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

Questions You Should Ask a Sourcer

On Tuesday's MagicMethod Class chat we got to talking about what questions one should ask a sourcer that one was contemplating hiring. Following are the suggestions:

Paul Davenport Cyber Sourcing is getting less and less expensive to companies because many are off shoring or… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on October 16, 2008 at 9:09am — 1 Comment

New Products Sourcers Might Consider Offering

12:15pm Maureen Sharib I asked this morning about new products we sourcers might offer in this downturn...

12:16pm Todd Burkhardt sales leads

12:16pm Maureen Sharib as you can all see - I used Dan's idea from last week and created a new TechTrak product - FindOut! out of it...already I've had ONE inquiry! It’s a product that updates a customer’s database.

12:16pm Todd Burkhardt organizational benchmarking

12:16pm Paul Davenport… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on October 16, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

Psychometrics - One size fits nobody

Been providing personality profiling systems for a few years now and I have finally decided that recruitment agencies need a whole new model.

The existing personality profiling tools out there are a one size fits nobody approach and they rarely meet the needs of recruitment consultants.

So for the last few months I have been talking to recruitment consultants and asking "what do you want?" It's been really eye opening as it doesn't just effect what the report should look… Continue

Added by Martin Gibbons on October 16, 2008 at 7:07am — No Comments

blah blah blah blah blah

I just read this and I am convinced I am over the hill. I don't understand half of this press release.

Added by Slouch on October 15, 2008 at 8:42pm — 16 Comments

Apples to apples - Contracting style

To all the contractors making more money than there counterparts in permanent (FTE) positions congratulations, but unfortunately a trend that we’re seeing is people who take the inherent additional risk of contracting and unfortunately aren’t reaping the associated benefits.

Now benefits come in many forms and of course various people enjoy many different aspects of the contracting lifestyle (and it is a lifestyle choice) including having more control over projects and their career… Continue

Added by bill martineau on October 15, 2008 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Insurance is growing

Hey recruiters,

I specialize in insurance, and we are humming along. If you have a pulse (and I'm assuming you have an internet connection since you can see this) you have seen/heard lots of doom & gloom talk out there. I live and specialize in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Texas area.

This is my best encouraging word for the industry. We are looking for insurance sales and service people alike. There is a lot of action in our immediate geographical area as well as nationwide. I guess… Continue

Added by James, CPC on October 15, 2008 at 3:12pm — 1 Comment

Best diversity site that shouldn't be called a diversity site is bar none one of the best affinity sites on the web. I won't add any words of praise outside if you aren't associated with it, you aren't interested in diversity. And if your company isn't a sponsor, you're not spending your dollars wisely.

If you want a contact to discuss opportunities to support the site, contact me through RBC or just rummage around the site and contact Will (CEO) or… Continue

Added by Steve Levy on October 15, 2008 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Is Social Media Helping to Accelerate Bridge Burning?

This morning, I ran across a post about Jive Software's RIF. There was a lot of interesting information, so I blogged about it. You can read the blog here. I'm really interested in what the Recruiter World thinks about this. Does your online behavior post-layoff affect you long term?

Added by Katie Tierney on October 15, 2008 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Dear LinkedIn - Please lern how to spel

I realize one of the keys to life is to ignore the small stuff.....especially the stuff that has absolutely NOTHING to do with you......but I simply can not overlook this!

The sign in page on LinkedIn has the word "address" spelled incorrectly. They've left off the second "s".

There - so now you know.

Added by Jerry Albright on October 15, 2008 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

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