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TMI?

That's shorthand in this text-message obsessed world (would you believe I've NEVER sent a single text message to anyone in my life and I'm supposed to be part of this tech saavy generation? I'm already a "freak" with my red hair, but now I'm beginning to wonder if I should add "weirdo" to my Bio!) for "Too Much Info" and I've been thinking a lot about transparency as it exists today in corporate America.



Obviously, we're all well aware of the impact that social networking sites have… Continue

Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on June 19, 2008 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Speed Doesn't Kill

In Recruiting, speed doesn't kill. In fact, it's absolutely critical to success. When's the last time you heard a new hire criticize their new employer for moving too quickly?



Don't believe me? Just stop and think about all the times you lost the perfect candidate to another employer - hopefully not a competitor - simly because your interviewing/hiring process was too long.



Still don't believe me? Then take a moment to read John Sullivan's recent ERE article titled… Continue

Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on June 19, 2008 at 12:29pm — No Comments

I won an iPod and the audio book "Big Biller" from XtremeRecruiting.tv

http://www.recruitingblogs.com/group/xtremerecruiting



You can read the question and my response here:



http://www.recruitingblogs.com/group/xtremerecruiting/forum/topic/show?id=502551%3ATopic%3A153513



If you haven't poked around their site to see what they offer, I suggest you do.



And of course, after I receive my iPod with "Big Biller" on it, you can look forward to a review of the book right here in my blog :)



Happy… Continue

Added by Art Pitcher on June 19, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments

June 19, 2008

Bill Vick's XtremeRecruiting.tv

Featuring Dave Staats, Headhunter, Flamethrower, Judge and Jury...

Last Week's Winner!

In a close call by Dave Art Pitcher pick up first prize: Bill's best seller Big Biller loaded on an Apple iPod! No doubt it will have a certain podcast too: Art Pitcher, Old Style… Continue

Added by Amitai Givertz on June 19, 2008 at 8:36am — No Comments

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS ONE OF A KIND RECRUITERS NETWORKING EVENT

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS ONE OF A KIND RECRUITERS NETWORKING EVENT - Illinois Recruiters Association Networking Event details:



Date: Thursday June 19th, 2008



Time: 5:00pm to 8:00 p.m.



Location: Goose Island - Clybourn

1800 North Clybourn

Chicago, IL

Phone: 312-915-0071

http://www.gooseisland.com/pubs/clybourn.asp



Agenda: Power Networking - Build your network, Extreme face to face style, meet with hundreds of Illinois'… Continue

Added by Derek Bylsma on June 18, 2008 at 5:04pm — 2 Comments

You can not be anything you want to be.

Almost everyone was told growing up that we can be anything we want to be if we just try hard enough. Unfortunately, this is not true.



For instance, let’s look at Michael Jordan the basketball player:

n 5 time MVP

n 10 time All NBA First -Team selection

n Selected as one of the “50 Greatest Players in NBA History”

n Member of 6 NBA Championship teams

n 6 time NBA Finals MVP

n 9 time NBA All-Defensive First Team Selection

n NBA Defensive Player of… Continue

Added by James Carchidi on June 18, 2008 at 4:08pm — 12 Comments

Podcast 60: Who Owns Your Recruitment Network?

E-recruiting news this week: a UK court suggests your LinkedIn network is not yours, positive signs for job advertising and Taleo makes Gartner's Leader's Quadrant.



All this news, and more, this week on…

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Added by Julian Stopps on June 18, 2008 at 3:07pm — No Comments

guide to the top 100 US job board niches

Just published a guide to the top 100 US job board niches in 2008. For each employment niche it lists the top 3 or 4 niche job boards. Very interested to hear feedback about niche job boards from active recruiters...

Added by Eric Shannon on June 18, 2008 at 2:22pm — 2 Comments

Firefox is a sourcers best friend.

So I am updated to Firefox 3.0 and with the exception of signature all of my favorite add-ons have been updated. It is these add-ons that make my life as a sourcer much easier. So below I have listed the addons I use and what they do for me.



Google Toolbar - Besides the search and the Google dog food here are what I believe to be the best reasons to use it. The site search button - you find a site that you want to explore. Instead of typing out site:webaddress.com you just press the… Continue

Added by Steve Sill on June 18, 2008 at 2:10pm — 1 Comment

I survived the Recruiting Animal!

Sure, some say he was nice on me, even though I was SURE he was lurking... just waiting to HAMMER me.



Some say he should have investigated my threat against Shannon Underhill* more deeply.



But everyone agrees it sounded fun.



Either way, here is a nice link to check it out on your own:





-Art





* Before everything thinks I'm an abuser of some kind - I threatened Shannon that if she didn't give me Job… Continue

Added by Art Pitcher on June 18, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

New to the blog...

Not much time to be blogging but I do hope to network here! S

Added by Sarah M on June 18, 2008 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Animal Show Wed Jun 18 NOON EDT

DATE: Wed June 18, 2008. NOON New York Time. TOPIC: Old Style Recruiting . GUEST: Art Pitcher.. CALL IN & LISTEN INFO:Recruiting Show.com

Added by Recruiting Animal on June 18, 2008 at 9:45am — No Comments

Elated!!!

Well, this is way past due but I am elated that we have been successful in getting the Maryland TECH TAX Repealed. We just attended a cocktail hour on Monday in Baltimore to celebrate and it was very impressive to see everyone who was involved with this joint effort. A HUGE thank you goes to Tom Loveland who headed up the campaign to save our Technology Services business in Maryland. He did a superb job in obtaining the right resources and lobbyists to help us accomplish this task of getting… Continue

Added by PJ Cunningham on June 18, 2008 at 8:45am — No Comments

June 18, 2008

Claudia’s Wednesday Wisdom

Claudia Faust advises on tricky situations, answers members' questions...

This week Claudia helps "Fool Me Twice" get to grips with a slimy problem:

I followed up on a great resume this week that came in response to a posted position, and discovered to my amazement that the phone number was directed not to a candidate, but to an agency recruiter. I was shocked, but it gets worse...
Read Claudia's reply and chip in with a… Continue

Added by Amitai Givertz on June 18, 2008 at 7:30am — No Comments

Wednesday Wisdom: Fool me once, shame on you...

Dear Claudia,



I am a corporate recruiter who manages an average of 30 technical positions at any given time for my company. On a good day, let’s just say I barely have time to go to the bathroom. I followed up on a great resume this week that came in response to a posted position, and discovered to my amazement that the phone number was directed not to a candidate, but to an agency recruiter. I was shocked, but it gets worse: when I complained to the agency manager about the…
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Added by Claudia Faust on June 18, 2008 at 4:30am — 3 Comments

Cutting-edge management development conference

Jacob Fleming, leading B2B meeting organisers will host their latest conference ‘The Future of Management Development’, taking place 25th & 26th September 2008 in Amsterdam. This event has been designed to respond to the need of the HR Industry to successfully apply the next generation of leaders.



Today companies are more than ever dependent on the quality of their current management, and their future is equally reliant on the quality of future leaders. With the increasing market… Continue

Added by Jacob Fleming on June 18, 2008 at 4:23am — No Comments

ever meet somebody that doesn't know what a job board is?

friend of mine has never heard of monster.com or careerbuilder.com -- and it turns out job board is not in the dictionary Wikipedia. So here's how I would do it. Definition of a job board, history types and examples.

Added by Eric Shannon on June 17, 2008 at 9:52pm — No Comments

Where is YOUR Resume?

Niche Job Boards Checking in on my train ride home - this will be another one of my 30 min blog ideas. My 'train' of thought is that if it takes me longer than my train ride home to come up with something to write and get it posted - it must not be what I should be blogging about. That said,…

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Added by RecruiterGuy on June 17, 2008 at 7:00pm — No Comments

From Agency to Corporate - Summing up my experience

Painful

Added by Jody Simon on June 17, 2008 at 5:23pm — No Comments

New Searching Technology Webinar

Hello Everyone,



TalentDrive would like for you to stop by and check out the webinar tomorrow June 19th at 12:00pm - 1:00pm Central Standard Time.



TalentDrive will be discussing its new search technology TalentFilter, allowing recruiters to source, search, and schedule qualified candidates in less time and with a lower cost.



You can log on to the webinar at readytalk and enter the… Continue

Added by Talent Drive on June 17, 2008 at 5:17pm — No Comments

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