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Interviewing Insight: Don't Miss the Tipping Point

Author of nearly a dozen books, Jeffrey Fox shares, “The job interview is a sales call to sell yourself." The goal of the interview is for the hiring company to “buy” you. At which point you receive an offer letter, you have a clear picture of the exact value of the transaction. However, the decision to buy happens long before the offer letter.



Critical Start

Hiring decision are made much earlier than most people imagine. Neil Anderson (1992) states "interviewers are far… Continue

Added by Mitch Byers on July 16, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Happy Birthday To Me!

I recently had a birthday. I won’t say which birthday that was. But it was indeed, a celebration of yet another year under my belt. So, like any thoughtful person, I paused for some reflective thought:



1. Will this be the year I stop eating spoonfuls of Cream Cheese frosting right out of the Betty Crocker tub?

2. Is this where I thought I would be ten years ago?

3. Is it weird that Simon is way sexier to me than Ryan Seacrest?



(see answers below)



I… Continue

Added by Shannon on July 16, 2008 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

ALL ABOARD !!

So this train is going full steam ahead and the blogs are passing by faster than we can enjoy the view, sooooo we need some help here at RecruitingBlogs.com....



We are looking for a few good men and women to assist me in making sure the best blogs are seen and read by the most people.



TOUR GUIDES needed for our growing community.



I have had a couple of volunteers thus far, but I would like to get a few more. The job would entail reading a… Continue

Added by Rayanne on July 16, 2008 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Looking for Oracle EBS or OBIEE or BPEL resources for one of our consulting clients Nationwide

Please do email me the resumes in word format with salary/availabilty/contact details asap to sunny@shstinc.com...

Added by Sunny on July 16, 2008 at 5:51pm — No Comments

One of our client Big 5 is looking for a Hyperion Financial Management consultants nationwide, its a fulltime positions with Big 5...

One of our client Big 5 is looking for a Hyperion Financial Management consultants nationwide, its a fulltime positions with Big 5...



• 7+ yrs experience implementing one or more of the following technologies:

- Cognos Planning and/or Controller

- Hyperion Planning and/or HFM

- SAP Outlook Soft

• BA/BS degree required; Master’s preferred; CPA a bonus.

• Weekly client-based travel, up to 80-100% (Monday – Thursday/Friday).



Please do email me the… Continue

Added by Sunny on July 16, 2008 at 5:49pm — No Comments

A Senior Manager in the Information Management -Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence practice must have the following consulting experience with DoD clients

One of our clients a Bi 5 is looking for A Senior Manager in the Information Management -Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence practice must have the following consulting experience with DoD clients..

Bachelor's Degree; advanced degree or MBA preferred
10-14 years of relevant work experience
Must be willing to travel nationally to client locations

Please do email me the resume in word format with salary/contact/availabilty details asap to sunny@shstinc.com

Added by Sunny on July 16, 2008 at 5:46pm — No Comments

Looking for a Senior Business Development Manager (BDM) with DOD Experience

One of our client a Big 5 is looking for a Senior BDM with DOD experience – pure BDM = Hunter, some one who knows all the secretaries at the DOD agencies. DC area.

Job will be located in DC Area....If any fits the profile please do email there resumes in word format with full name/contact/salary/availabilty all details asap to sunny@shstinc.com

Added by Sunny on July 16, 2008 at 5:43pm — No Comments

QA with Spotfire

please let me know if you have any QA guys with spotfire.

Send to roberth@matrixcc.com

Do you have any Testers with Spotfire, test scripts and

I have the following need Spotfire, Test Script and Quality Center. Load/Stress, Integration and System Testing.

3 months

Bridgewater, NJ

Tester



Client is seeking and experienced tester. The candidate must have ALL of the following: Knowledge of Spotfire. Testing Skills: Quality Center Experience: Experience and… Continue

Added by Rob on July 16, 2008 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Million Ready Minds

You may be interested in a new site I was introduced to called Blue Chip Expert. They have a community concept called Million Ready Minds, and the premise of Million Ready Minds is that a great many professionals are frustrated in their inability to find project work that maximizes their skills, whether for organizations or charitable causes. Million Ready Minds offers a place where people can go to share ideas, connect with like minded people, offer mentoring to others, and importantly be… Continue

Added by Craig Sidell on July 16, 2008 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Lack of technical talent slowing clean-tech industry

Lack of technical talent slowing clean-tech industry

Posted by Martin LaMonica



The much-heralded clean-tech revolution needs a bigger army.



The absence of technical and managerial talent in the clean energy sector is putting a strain on the development of the industry, a survey finds.



Research firm New Energy Finance and recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles queried 75 executives in clean energy companies from around the world and found that the lack of… Continue

Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on July 16, 2008 at 12:36pm — No Comments

10 Ways To Differentiate Your Recruiting Service

Top 10 Ways to Differentiate Your Recruiting Service For The Candidate



1. Get to know the candidate…….…really. Find out what makes them tick and what lights them up.

2. Offer interviewing training

3. Find out what is underneath their decision making criteria

4. Create a Career Niche Q & A Blog like Marketing Headhunter

5. Offer on line an on line career coaching blog

6. Offer career bridging services

7. Offer strength finder /career advisory… Continue

Added by Margaret Graziano on July 16, 2008 at 12:02pm — 1 Comment

Kids Don't Make You Happy

Sociologists are discovering that children may not make parents happier and that childless adults, contrary to popular stereotypes, may often be more contented than people with kids. Studies have also shown, says Simon, that parental depression increases along with the number of children parents have. -- NPR…



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Added by Recruiting Animal on July 16, 2008 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Quick... Take a Picture of that thingy!

RecruiterGuy Mobile BarCode Hey look, I see one.... and another... and hey, is that another one?!

Mobile barcodes - they're popping up everywhere. And if you don't know what to look for, you just might miss them or brush them off as some sort of funny little logo or aesthetic addition without meaning. If that's you... you're wrong.

Also called a QR…

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Added by RecruiterGuy on July 16, 2008 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Are You A Big Biller . . . But A Little W-2'er? (Hilarious Conversation Yesterday) :)

Ever have almost a surreal conversation . . . like you think you're being played while you're holding out for the punchline? Well, I have. This is how it went yesterday in a conversation with my buddy, Borg-Biller:



Me: "Borg-Biller, how ya been? Still Borg-Billin over there at that Big-Box firm?

Borg-Biller: "Yeah, you know me. Billin, billin, billin!"



Me: "Wow, so what's your commission over there?"

Borg-Biller: "Well, I take home 40% up to $250k, 50%… Continue

Added by Joshua Letourneau on July 16, 2008 at 9:12am — 9 Comments

MEGA Linkedin Networking Industry Day - 21,000 Thank you



By Dave Mendoza, Master Cybersleuth, Affiliate Partner, JobMachine Inc./ Partner, RecruitingBlogs.com



LINKEDIN MASS UPLOAD LINK

http://www.linkedin.com/uploadContacts?displayUploadContacts=&context=2



MEGALIST UPLOAD FILE (Must "Save As" CSV)…

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Added by Dave Mendoza on July 16, 2008 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Real estate pro across the world...

Do you really think that real estate can be used as an inflationary hedge in emerging markets? What are the other instruments to hedge inflation that have been tried and tested?

Added by amit puri on July 16, 2008 at 8:25am — No Comments

July 16, 2008

Claudia’s Wednesday Wisdom

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



This week "Stuck and Uncomfortable" needs Claudia's help with a sticky little problem:

I presented a great candidate to my client a month ago, and they extended an offer to him this week. He accepted, and then two things happened: a counter offer came from his current employer, and an unexpected third company asked him to interview next week. He really…
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Added by Amitai Givertz on July 16, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments

Looking for Partners with HR experince in India

HI,
We have actually launched a new ONLINE RECRUITMENT PLATFORM / Job portal in INDIA www.trail2hire.com recently.

We are looking for people who are experienced in the same field and who can partner with us in different states. They should have a good experience as a recruiting agency and also have some good clients with a good rapport with them.For more details on trail2hire you can visit our website.

Thanks
Bye

Added by Trail2hire on July 16, 2008 at 1:29am — No Comments

Wednesday Wisdom: My Candidate, the Juggler

Dear Claudia,



I presented a great candidate to my client a month ago, and they extended an offer to him this week. He accepted, and then two things happened: a counter offer came from his current employer, and an unexpected third company asked him to interview next week. He really likes the sound of this third job, so has decided to play the first two employers by accepting both of their offers while he explores the new job, and then make a final decision. I can’t get him to…
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Added by Claudia Faust on July 15, 2008 at 11:00pm — 14 Comments

Hiring Managers: Smart People Doing Dumb Things

Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point and Blink, was the first speaker at the May 2008 New Yorker Conference. “Stories from the near future” was the theme of the two-day conference. Albeit condensed, here are his words and my comments from his talk regarding the “challenge of hiring in the modern world.”



Malcolm’s Comments

All aspects of our society are undergoing a kind of collective crisis when it comes to hiring. That relates to something I call the “mismatch… Continue

Added by Mitch Byers on July 15, 2008 at 9:56pm — 2 Comments

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