Environment + Technology
By Todd Woody
After months of failed attempts in Congress to extend crucial renewable energy tax credits, the end-game came with lightning speed Friday afternoon: The House of Representatives passed the green incentives attached to the financial bailout package approved by the Senate Wednesday night and President Bush promptly signed the legislation into law.
There were goodies for wind, geothermal and alternative fuels, but the big… Continue
Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 12, 2008 at 11:43am —
By Scott Moritz
What was a little fuzzy last month has become clearer of late: The sagging economy is weighing on Google (GOOG).
Goldman Sachs analyst James Mitchell cited signs of weakness in search advertising - Google’s biggest moneymaker by far — in cutting his revenue growth target for the current fourth quarter from 4% to 1%.
Mitchell is the second analyst this week to lower estimates for Google. On Monday Barclays analyst Doug Anmuth called for… Continue
Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 12, 2008 at 11:38am —
Could operations whiz Tim Cook run the company someday?
By Adam Lashinsky, senior writer
LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 10, 2008: 10:25 AM ET
Tim Cook (left) and Steve Jobs at Apple headquarters in 2007. Jobs hired Cook from Compaq in 1998 to fix Apple's production mess.
(Fortune Magazine) -- Let's start with some uncomfortable truths. We wouldn't be publishing an article about the under-the-radar guy who's most likely to succeed Steve Jobs as chief executive… Continue
Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 12, 2008 at 11:36am —
Recently a friend of mine wrote a fairly pointed column
on a recruiting site regarding the term that is so overused these days "The War For Talent." His perspective was that it is actually a "war ON talent" meaning that there's so much talent out there but recruiters, HR managers and Hiring Managers are too arrogant/ blind/ stupid, etc...(fill in the blank with your derogatory adjective of choice) to see it. I, of course, posted my… Continue
Added by Ragan Kellams on November 12, 2008 at 11:30am —
Covering the digital giants, by Jon Fortt
Sun gambles big as outlook darkens
Bryan Cantrill and Mike Shapiro, Distinguished Engineers at Sun, dreamed up a new type of storage product and convinced executives to let them build it in relative isolation. Image: Sun
Maybe there’s something about unconventional office space that gets Silicon Valley’s creative juices flowing.
Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard worked their magic in a garage. Apple’s… Continue
Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 12, 2008 at 11:26am —
Job interviews in many organizations are getting sophisticated these days. Psychological tests, role plays, and challenges to one’s “quick intelligence” and street smarts are often part of the package. While it’s impossible to anticipate everything you may encounter, here are ten tips that will help you negotiate the interview process successfully.
1. Prepare and over-prepare.
2. Be particularly clear on what you know and what you want to achieve.
3. Make sure your… Continue
Added by Ryan Pratt on November 12, 2008 at 11:25am —
Last week I wrote a piece on an executive compensation model
; this week another post. This topic needs to stay in our collective consciousnesses.
I did some work for Mike Critelli about 20 years ago when I was still at Pitney Bowes
. He was then and still is a straight shooter and when I stumbled upon his blog
, it… Continue
Added by Steve Levy on November 12, 2008 at 11:24am —
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Added by Ryan Pratt on November 12, 2008 at 11:13am —
In a down economy, it is of the utmost importance to expand your network. The best way to find a job or get new business or through those that you know.
1) Include your e-mail address in your profile after your last name (this makes it easier to add you)
2) Add Toplinked.com and Lion to the body of your profile. (These are terms that open net workers use to search for those open to adding more connections)
3) Go to Toplinked.com and send invites to those… Continue
Added by Marcus Ronaldi on November 12, 2008 at 11:10am —
Added by Recruiting Animal on November 12, 2008 at 11:00am —
believes sourcing brings everything to the recruiting industry and if you're only recruiting active candidates you're not really recruiting.
On Thursday, November 13, he's gonna show us what he means! Be there, in the MagicMethod Phone Sourcing Classroom Chat
at noon EST for the scoop!
"I feel like the AA's get crapped… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on November 12, 2008 at 10:42am —
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Added by Dr Simon Harding on November 12, 2008 at 9:24am —
Leave it to to the techies to speak honestly
#1: Watch the volume of your voice
#2: Use speakerphones with care
#3: Be sensitive about what you bring for lunch
#4: Respect people’s privacy
#5: Fix, or attempt to fix, what you break
#6: Keep the lunchroom clean
#7: Be punctual for meetings
#8: Be careful about… Continue
Added by Steve Levy on November 12, 2008 at 8:47am —
"The Treasury Department is under siege by an army of hired guns for banks, savings and loan associations and insurers — as well as for improbable candidates like a Hispanic business group representing plumbing and home-heating specialists. That last group wants the Treasury to hire its members as contractors to take care of houses that the government may end up owning through buying distressed mortgages."
Aren't recruiters hurting too?…
Added by Steve Levy on November 12, 2008 at 8:25am —
In my previous post (Explaining Medical Sales - Part I), I told you about the difference between capital sales and consumable sales, mainly concentrating on what kinds of products are involved in capital sales. In today’s video, we’ll talk about consumable and service sales as they relate to medical sales, laboratory sales, clinical diagnostics sales, medical equipment sales, pharmaceutical sales, imaging sales, medical device sales, hospital equipment sales, or biotechnology… Continue
Added by Peggy McKee on November 12, 2008 at 5:30am —
A day comes where your mind opens up to the fact that challenge will never be fully under control, only managed.
On November 9th I turned 30, and hit an interesting horizon of sorts. It was as if looking on and reviewing the past suddenly all was clear. I graduated from SJSU in 2005, hoping to find my way forward in the jungle that is career. So many things each day will pull you into multiple shifting directions that to regain the focus is a critical skill, increasingly important,… Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on November 12, 2008 at 3:30am —
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HRO China is a deep, time-tested HR consulting expertise of integrating staffing, consulting administration management and other HR… Continue
Added by HRO China on November 11, 2008 at 10:25pm —
In general it's a good idea to avoid a scorched earth policy when leaving a company, even if you were treated… Continue
Added by Craig Fisher on November 11, 2008 at 1:51pm —