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Changing workplace attitudes? I'll say!

Employee attitudes always change and evolve, but typically it lines up with the direction of upper management or as specific managers and/or co-workers come and go. However I had a unique (if not bizarre) view into the IT marketplace thanks to a friend of mine recently.

At lunch last week he had just announced his imminent departure from his fortune 500 employer as they were going through some “downsizing”. As everyone began to pass along their sympathies he said (and I quote) “I’m… Continue

Added by bill martineau on September 12, 2008 at 8:25am — 1 Comment

My Face Ain't in No Book

“To be honest, my face is in no book, I have no space, I’m neither linked in, nor linked out. I just don’t have any interest in social networking. But this person will be making a decision as to whether or not my resume should be forwarded to a hiring manager. Help!!”

I'm always wondering how many recruiters speak to their employees and candidates about job search. Pretty sure if they did, these recruiters might just change some of their policies, processes, and… Continue

Added by Steve Levy on September 12, 2008 at 7:29am — 2 Comments

Excellent Opportunity - New Business Initiatives with an Investment Bank!!!!

About Our Client

Our Client is a fast growing Indian Investment Bank, based out ofMumbai. It has established an unparalleled track record of domestic and cross border transactions in industries spanning ICT (Information & Communication Technology), BPO (Business Process Outsourcing), and Life sciences, Automotive Manufacturing, Real Estate and Consumer Goods/Services. It is one of the first investment banks to offer financing solutions for Distressed Asset Restructuring and cross… Continue

Added by Vitasta Consulting Pvt. Ltd. on September 12, 2008 at 5:08am — No Comments

Excellent opportunity!!!Manager- IT Outsourcing!! MNC Consulting Firm!!!

About our Client

Our Client is a Leading international Risk Consulting Services Organisation dedicated exclusively to risk consulting; M & A risk advisory and internal auditing, with more than 3000 employees working at 60 locations across the World!

The Company is looking for high-energy professionals interested in pursuing a career in a truly meritocratic and hyper-growth environment.

About current requirement

Position : Manager - IT Outsourcing… Continue

Added by Vitasta Consulting Pvt. Ltd. on September 12, 2008 at 5:00am — No Comments

The Walk In The Garden: A Tribute To Flight 93

I left work today with some deep thoughts about my life and all that occurred this past year, September 11 is a wonderful time to think. In my last blog post I wrote about West Valley College and the Memorial Garden where I planned to go today dedicated to those who died on September 11, again two of West Valley College's alumni Mark Bingham, and Nicole Miller both had connections there. I went there this evening after some inward soul searching. Work was especially inspiring today, as I spoke… Continue

Added by Mike Rasmussen on September 12, 2008 at 3:30am — No Comments

I am looking for people interested in earning an income from home

Let Me Teach You How To Earn With Qyao!

I am looking for people interested in earning an income from home. I will teach you all you need to know and will help you every step of the way. I already have several successful members under me, you can be one of them too. Please know that this is a job and you are requiered to put some time in to this. The more you learn the more you earn. Qyao is full of very helpful members that are all willing to help you succeed. We also have a forum… Continue

Added by catwoman1459 on September 12, 2008 at 2:06am — No Comments

If you use Facebook for Recruiting I need your help

Do you use Facebook as a recuiting tool? Please read our latest post Facebook for Recruiting... What's working?

If you use Facebook for recruiting or you know a success story please share it with us either by commenting on our blog post or commenting here. We are compiling a list of what's working and success stories. Once we get enough feedback we will compile the results and share with… Continue

Added by Patsy Stewart on September 11, 2008 at 11:02pm — 5 Comments

Skates, Skirts and Scars... Okay, I'm "Attracted."

Roller Derby Round up your undead posse and kick up your spurs with the ladies of Assassination City Roller Derby as they host the zombie cowboy themed prebout party...

Attracted yet? Hmm... Try this...

"Skates, Skirts, Scars... Yes action fans, you heard it right - roller derby!" or maybe "...tight T-shirts, punk hair and knee socks are combined with a determined stance and padding tough enough to protect a football player."

Like it or lump it,… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on September 11, 2008 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Driving Back from OnRec...thoughts on the fly

Getting drive time with Dan Hughes (Broadlook co-founder) always gets my mind going. After seeing a horrendous traffic jam, which I avoided, I thought of an analogy to describe what Broadlook brings to the market. Here is… Continue

Added by Donato Diorio on September 11, 2008 at 5:57pm — 1 Comment

9/11 - Take a moment of silence

Let's take a moment of silence for those who innocently passed on 9/11 ... I was one of the lucky ones.

The nightmare will never go away with time it gets easier.


Added by Sandy on September 11, 2008 at 5:37pm — No Comments

So who’s hiring?

As you may already know, the unemployment rate jumped to 6.1% last month. Making it the highest unemployment rate since September 2003 and we continued to shed 84,000 more jobs in August.

Looking back, payrolls are down by 605,000 since November 2007. We have experienced the eighth month in row of consecutive declines. Since March of 2007, over 2 million people have become jobless.

In addition, the unemployment rate increased among new college grads. Their jobless rate… Continue

Added by Luigi Lupo on September 11, 2008 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Evaluating a Company Employee/Employer Brand

Google is the antithesis of branding. If Coca-Cola were breaking into today's soda market and plopped white unmarked cans on the grocery shelf that were labeled "Hypothesis" without benefit of any descriptors, pre-launch advertising or "buzz", they would fail miserably.

Your personal experiences while walking the aisles of your local grocery store is identical to an active job search. You have made a conscious decision to go to the store/find a job. You have an idea of what it is you… Continue

Added by Terry on September 11, 2008 at 2:18pm — 2 Comments

Below is an aide to assist you in identifying your why. Prior to reading further, commit yourself to completing the exercise. Remember, your true why is likely to be directly tied to a 'moving away f…

Below is an aide to assist you in identifying your why. Prior to reading further, commit yourself to completing the exercise. Remember, your true why is likely to be directly tied to a 'moving away from pain' driver if you are like 90% of the population in Western Civilization.

Cutting edge recruiting consulting demands that we not only understand our personal motivation, but in recruiting employees, sales recruiting and… Continue

Added by Ron Mason on September 11, 2008 at 1:02pm — No Comments

DHS biometric program IT Specialist Cissp

DHS biometric program IT Specialist

Tandel systems are working with our clients to perform the engineering required to meet their outsourced special test equipment needs. We are working with DHS on a new biometric program.

Data center migration security analyst (ref#43644) us-visit program.

is a DHS biometric program.


To work with the customer and end users to capture functional and technical security requirements work with the customer… Continue

Added by Austin Dillon on September 11, 2008 at 9:55am — No Comments

TechCrunch50 Winner Announced: Yammer Takes Top Prize

TechCrunch50 gives top prize this year to....Yammer.

If you dig checking out the latest web 2.0 techie companies trying to make it big, you should check out TechCrunch50 and review the top finalist.

Yammer's got an interesting spin - TechCrunch calls it, Twitter with a business model.

See… Continue

Added by Dennis Smith on September 11, 2008 at 9:48am — No Comments

September 11, 2008

This week Mark Berger reminds us that we all started in this business somewhere with a 101 post: What is a sourcing process?

Happy Thursday: Ami G.

Added by Amitai Givertz on September 11, 2008 at 7:48am — No Comments

Thoughts In The Wake of September 11, 2008: Lessons Learned in the Last 7 Years

Well, It is about 12 midnight in CA which means it is now September 11, 2008. It is truly hard to believe it has been 7 years. I remember where I was that fatefull day 7 years ago, getting ready to go to a Statistics Class, at West Valley College, Saratoga, CA. I arrived at school that morning after hearing dreamily that the World Trade Center had been attacked and that the Pentagon had also been attacked and our teacher went ahead with our Midterm Exam, I got a C, but it didn't matter. I woke… Continue

Added by Mike Rasmussen on September 11, 2008 at 3:33am — No Comments

Another 9/11 Post

[If you've ever read my blog over on ERE, you know I write a piece for 9/11; why should it be any different on RBC?]

For the past 6 years, 9/11 began the same way for me: Wake at 5 AM, shower and decide which Jones Beach Lifeguard cap I’m going to place at the firefighter memorial sitting outside the Squad 1 firehouse in Park Slope.

This particular memorial was never caught up in a same pool of bureaucratic quicksand that has hampered nearly every 9/11 memorial; it… Continue

Added by Steve Levy on September 11, 2008 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

OnRec – a window on the market. Change is a foot.

From my perspective this week’s OnRec show in Chicago was surprisingly good at many levels.

Attendance: The show was well attended by HR and Staffing pros at all levels, and from all size companies.

Content: I may have been lucky in my session choices, but the topics, speakers, and panels were engaging, on point, and timely for today’s market challenges and opportunities.

Energy: There… Continue

Added by George LaRocque on September 11, 2008 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Getting A Little Testy

You: Company

Me: Recruiter

Common Objective: Find X, Y, Z candidate

I know you, your company, your product line, and your growth objectives. We've done business together for a long time; I don't want to overstate things, but we "know" things about each other. So when you entrust a key corporate position to me to fill, I appreciate it and you know I'm going to work my tail feathers off to get you the best candidate we can possibly find.

Dutifully, I… Continue

Added by Nancy Ford on September 10, 2008 at 11:32pm — No Comments

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