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Recruiting Change Last week I was working at my desk when my oldest daughter came up behind me and asked if I had time to review some homework she'd been working on for her history class. She said she'd already typed it up on her computer and just needed me to take a quick look.

"Sure sweetie," I said. "Just email it to me and we'll take a look together."

She responded with, "No need, Daddy. I already shared it to you." What she meant was that because it was a collaborative… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on May 6, 2009 at 12:48am — No Comments

Rajasthan Tourism – Enduring Experience to Cherish

Rajasthan, the land of kings, is a glittering jewel set in the golden glistering sands of a barren desert landscape. It is the largest state of India having several catchy attractions to offer its visitors. Romantic sand dunes, magnificent forts, grandiose palaces, terrific temples, frescoed havelis, religious shrines, wildlife parks & sanctuaries, lovely lakes, gorgeous hills, traditional villages, camel safari, wildlife safari, rich culture & tradition, exquisite handicrafts, folk… Continue

Added by mahi on May 6, 2009 at 12:36am — No Comments

"I Can Still Do That"

Changing Points

I was all set to write about people seeking new career direction. “I Want Out” will certainly be a blog in the days to come, a rant about how job seekers are clamoring to leave their selected fields of endeavor and searching for a “safe haven” in which to land their professional behinds.

The aforementioned piece would’ve been ready for posting had I not received a call from an elementary school buddy of mine, Danny Schneider. He’s an enormously modest,… Continue

Added by Jack Young on May 5, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Applicant Tracking System Guides

There are a number of different applicant tracking system (ATS) guides available to help both HR professionals and recruiters narrow down on the vast amount of solutions. These guides typically come from separate angles ranging from ATS vendors steering clients towards their solutions to 3rd party sources with a large amount of ATS experience.

While I have created, reviewed, and purchased many of these guides, I haven’t found one all-inclusive guide that covers all of the features,… Continue

Added by Jake Stupak on May 5, 2009 at 6:13pm — No Comments

Need Strong Clinical Trials BA

This is an immediate hire for the right BA with facilitation, process redesign, Clinix software understanding, and a minimum of 3 years in a clinical setting. Must have extensive knowledge of clinical trials and business problem resolution.

Added by Kate Purdy on May 5, 2009 at 2:28pm — No Comments

A Must Read for Businesses Extending Credit In Today's Economy

As a credit grantor, you should be aware of some basic principals when extending credit to clients:

• Extending credit carries an unavoidable element of risk. You will experience cash flow loss through debt regardless how carefully you screen and babysit your potential and current client base. Unfortunately is a "Fact Of Life" for Financial Executives.

• There are fundamental policies that you MUST create, implement and consistently enforce to achieve your most successful… Continue

Added by Jennifer Stacey on May 5, 2009 at 1:53pm — No Comments on

Joel Cheesman who has a blog called wrote a great post today about I've been pushing it without trying to be pushy but it's tough because I really believe in it and I think it works. It uses… Continue

Added by Slouch on May 5, 2009 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Stop Falling Down in 3 Easy Steps: Turn Job Loss into Opportunity!

Are you playing it safe, but feeling trapped in the life you have created for yourself? How do you know when it's time to move on from a job, a relationship, or even the town you live in? Often times the best strategy to achieve victory in life's battles is to "burn the boats behind us." Times may be a bit lean right now but the truth is, this is a great opportunity to grow. Before you write me off as crazy, listen to what I have to say about job… Continue

Added by Christopher McCann on May 5, 2009 at 11:38am — 1 Comment

Susan Hand's Tips "responding to job applicants" Make it a Process

Corporate recruiters and agencies are overwhelmed with job applicants in these economic times. Therefore, it is extremely important to make sure that all employment communications are planned prior to getting in the ring. However, I have witnessed a bulk of organizations, and company representatives that do not respond or follow up to jobseeker.

I'm sure this is not because they do not care, or do not have the manners to communicate. I believe most likely that it is due to poor… Continue

Added by Susan Hand on May 5, 2009 at 11:18am — No Comments

17 Ways MBA Focus Improved MBA Recruiting Last Season

It is the nearing the end of the 08-09 academic year, and though it was a tough year for recruiting, companies continued to hire high-potential and high-performing leadership talent. MBA Focus led the charge in helping top global companies connect with these outstanding candidates. And it will continue to redefine the way companies recruit MBA talent this upcoming academic season, starting June 1, 2009 at

Here are 17 ways… Continue

Added by Ryan Pratt on May 5, 2009 at 11:05am — No Comments

Seminar thoughts

So I completed some job search/resume writing/interviewing seminars last week. Things went pretty well. I had about six people out to each one, but at least they all seemed interested.

I may have some more thoughts later on, but one of the main revelations I had was that I talk too much.


Added by Jonathan McLeod on May 5, 2009 at 8:44am — No Comments

Finally I am here, and need some suggestions

My name is Leela and I am a recruiter from Vancouver BC Canada

Recently got laid off from the agency where I worked for the past 3 years.

- Got into Recruiting 3 years ago with a local employment agency.

Due to economy situation

The company laid off employees and I was one of them

What I am planning to do:

- Building my own business (self-employed recruiting, currently working on setting up webpage)

Would like to talk to some… Continue

Added by Lee Pathan on May 4, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

You’ve been laid off - stop crying!

You’ve been laid off. I’ve been laid off. Your neighbor has been laid off. The unemployment rate is astronomical and everyone you know is looking for a job. Get over it and start acting like a grown up. There I said it. Now is not the time to freak out and worry about your situation. Now is the time to man (woman) up, get out there, and take care of your responsibilities. Welcome to the tough love post.

After you’ve taken a day or two to cry and wallow in your tears, you need a plan.… Continue

Added by Duane Roberts on May 4, 2009 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Free Stuff for the Thrifty Recruiter

Remember back in college when you weighed all of 96 pounds and half of it was hair? You were lean and mean back then. You ate cereal for lunch and dinner, everything was paid in cash. Rent was like $75 that you were always paid late.

Yeah, those were the good days. Life was easy and the only gizmo you had was a math calculator your parents bought for your birthday freshmen year. Hey don’t laugh. I still have it and it… Continue

Added by Michael Glenn on May 4, 2009 at 10:03am — 1 Comment

Smile, you're on Applicant Camera!

video I happened to take part in a discussion with others in the recruiter/HR/career services world and the topic was about video resumes becoming the standard.

There was a definite strong opinion in one direction on this. Before I offer up my opinion and the general feeling of the discussions, I would like to get some feedback from you about it from both a job seeker and a recruiter/HR perspective. I… Continue

Added by Bill Meirs on May 4, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

Digging Into v2.16 Tweeting Off

Tweeting Off

So, I was at this party a couple of weeks ago. All sorts of twitterati were there. There was even a small shrine for our forbears, Paul DeBettignies and Jim Durbin. The place was throbbing and crowded . If you yelled loud enough, you could hear yourself over the music. Lots of people lined up to yell at each other while pretending to listen.

You know the scene.

Anyhow, I walked over to the bar to get a drink. Along the way, I struck up a conversation with a…


Added by John Sumser on May 3, 2009 at 11:30pm — 3 Comments

By the Bootstraps

One of the most professionally rewarding experiences for me is the opportunity to mentor students on career choices. I love wide-eyed, the world is an oyster, enthusiasm. I received a tweet last night from a UCBerkeley Psych and Linguistic double major student contemplating a career in HR - specifically recruiting - I decided to come here to help her with her choices by invoking the power of all of us to answer her question.

"Hi Karla, how'd you get started in HR? and most HR asst… Continue

Added by Karla Porter on May 2, 2009 at 11:32am — 5 Comments

Tales from the script : another dose of stupidity

From time to time (weekly?) I get see to some rather incredibly funny things we humans do. The job is rife with it. For fun I thought I'd post this stupidity. Most of it has a lesson to it. About like the old Aesop's fables do. Usually in the form of life slapping you hard enough that we actually listen.

So for amusement may I present to you this weeks ignorance.

The following is an actual email I received awhile back. It is from our consultant we had recruited for a nice paying… Continue

Added by Hank Edwards on May 1, 2009 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Recruiters Invited to Silicon Valley Meetup

It's time for some F2F Recruiter Networking in the Silicon Valley.

We are excited to announce and to host an Open house recruiter networking event on FR 5/15 from 11am-2pm in our Santa Clara offices for Recruiters, Independents, HR, Corporate, Contract, staffing professionals of all types.

Maybe you are looking for a job, intersted in hanging out with some seasoned recruiting experts, hoping to pick up some candidate sourcing tips,… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on May 1, 2009 at 4:35pm — 1 Comment

Are there such things as permanent footprints?

There's no doubt there's been plenty written on being careful when it comes to what you publish about yourself online. But when it comes to your career - you can't careful enough. Certain things that seem fun or kitchy now, might come back to bite you sooner or later. These "perma-prints" could follow you for years, maybe even the rest of your career.

Case in point, a few years ago, we had an intern working for the company from a very prestigious school's masters program. Because of… Continue

Added by Ragan Kellams on May 1, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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