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Why Use A Recruiter?

At any stage in one's career it is essential to have a mentor.

Research shows that a mentor is critical in successfully understanding job search timelines, interview techniques and salary negotiations when students are launching their first job search,” said Sharon Strange-Lewis, managing director the Office of Career Management at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

What is the recruiter actually doing?

Developing Relationship With… Continue

Added by Lawyerslooking on September 24, 2008 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Ying Chang, Public Relations for Recruiters

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Yin Chang - Recruiting Animal Show
08.09.24: LISTEN HERE

GUEST: YIN CHANG, Public Relations Specialist

Yin's Company.… Continue

Added by Recruiting Animal on September 24, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

Youthful indescretions?

It’s funny how the view of managers can be similar to those of parents and to the decisions of the children. In checking a reference on a recent recruit (only 3 years in the business on now looking for job number 3) I was speaking with his first manager. He went on about how talented the candidate was his value to the organization and of course how he completely screwed up by leaving (simply for money).

So there you have the stereotypical idea among managers when their Jr. to Mid… Continue

Added by bill martineau on September 24, 2008 at 10:15am — No Comments

Mamma Mia

Dear Claudia,

I'm a corporate college recruiter, and find myself spending a lot (and I do mean A LOT) of time coaching candidates so they present well to hiring managers. I'm not talking about technical skills, which are fine; I'm talking about basic things like using good manners, writing communications that aren't filled with text message cryptics or emoticons, or setting expectations that are marginally realistic. It happens daily, and I am really starting to resent that I have…

Added by Claudia Faust on September 24, 2008 at 7:30am — No Comments

Where the Rubber Meets The Road

So here you are, in the midst of a down economy. The question, what now?

I tell you it's all about how much passion you deliver on a daily basis, it is the epic defining moment for a professional to add value and build rapport that unearths a deepening resolve to find the quality that is needed. Can you make a difference? Absolutely.

Can you build a new direction? Absolutely.

Can you become competitive when all around you says that this is a time where business… Continue

Added by Mike Rasmussen on September 24, 2008 at 12:30am — No Comments

21st Century Leader; Values based Leadership

In our lifetimes, many of us have had the opportunity to work with leaders who displayed great leadership values every day. These true leaders were interested in our personal growth, showed compassion to every team member and cared for the success of the entire organization. I am sure a few of us have had the unfortunate times of working with managers who we want to stay away from for ever. How do we identify the creme de la creme among the leaders that we want to work for? What do we look for… Continue

Added by sundar vanchinathan on September 23, 2008 at 6:02pm — 1 Comment

Do What You Want to Do

Most of us spend an enormous amount of time at work, sometimes wondering if we work to live or live to work. There should be no confusion on why we live on this planet. Definitely, not to work 80 hr weeks in a job that one does not have a passion for. How does one realize own passion to make a living? A job where you are eager to jump out of the bed most mornings, get to work and kick some butt.

How and when does one realize ones own passion to make a living? When does one make the… Continue

Added by sundar vanchinathan on September 23, 2008 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Getting Your Campus On...

CampusBlvd Now's the time when most employers are hitting the campuses at full speed and doing some networking the old fashion way - in person. With campus events gearing up everywhere to help keep students make (what we think will be) great career and/or intern decisions it's important to have a good story to tell - and a booth or activity that draws their attention (shameless, I… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on September 23, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Job Search: How To Work With Sales Recruiters

I get many calls from people (potential candidates) asking about PHC Consulting’s services. The two main questions are always the same: “How much does it cost?” and “Why can’t I apply directly to the company?”

Although I am a niche recruiter (all medical sales-related jobs: laboratory sales, pharmaceutical sales, clinical diagnostics sales, biotechnology sales, surgical equipment sales, hospital equipment sales, medical supply sales, imaging sales, pathology sales, cellular products… Continue

Added by Peggy McKee on September 23, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Professional People who are about to move to the Netherlands... Are you looking for a new job?

Are there any people who are moving to the Netherlands and have professional Study degree looking for a new job, please contact us...

Added by Alexandray Recruitment Holland on September 23, 2008 at 4:20pm — 3 Comments

Tips to Working With A Recruiter: Trust Me - I'm An Expert; Filed under category "Insider Tips"

Reviewing my introduction on, I noticed that I promised "insider tips, tricks, etc." as an ongoing part of my blog. Reviewing past entries, I noticed a lack of tips and/or tricks. Thinking I'd better rectify this situation before my devoted readers stage a revolt, please consider the following "Insider Tips" when utilizing a recruiter to assist you in your job search.


#1: Be truthful. Seriously. We do not want to walk down the… Continue

Added by Nancy Ford on September 23, 2008 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

A Single Path to Hiring MBA Talent

We are excited to offer you our latest white paper, "A Single Path to Hiring MBA Talent: The expanded role of career services to students and alumni, and what it means to recruiters."

Since the publication of last year’s white paper (“New Directions in MBA Recruiting”), it has become clear that the importance of career services offices to hiring firms has greatly increased. This year's paper focuses on the fact that MBA career services… Continue

Added by Ryan Pratt on September 23, 2008 at 3:49pm — No Comments


Another resource to add to your pipeline development arsenal is the Employer Assistance & Recruitment Network (EARN)

EARN is a cost free national employment referral service sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, with additional support from the Social Security Administration. The site provides unlimited job postings distributed to numerous local employment service providers who assist employers find job ready disabled candidates in their community.… Continue

Added by Luigi Lupo on September 23, 2008 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Keeping yourself in the mix, staying afloat.

Well as we get closer to the end of the year we tend to look back over our shoulders and see what kind of tracks we have left throughout the year. I look over my shoulder and I am able to see that I have not to big of an imprint this year. Its been a transitional year as I have moved into a company that has been doing pretty average in sales. I have also found that I keep pretty busy but would it be busy enough if it were my own company? To be perfectly honest probably not, but I am earning my… Continue

Added by Mario Rodriguez on September 23, 2008 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Growing Legal Search Firm Looking to add two search consultants

The Advocates is a search firm specializing in the legal field. Our clients are primarily law firms and corporate legal department for whom we source lateral attorneys at all levels. We are growing and looking add one recruiter in Denver, Colorado and are looking to open a California office, preferably in So California. This is a very high end opportunity in terms of the types of positions we fill for our clients and the pay packages we negotiate (low to mid six figures). We need at least a… Continue

Added by Marcus Ollig on September 23, 2008 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Owens Corning - An Innovation nGen for HR

Workforce Management recently highlighted the HR function at Owens Corning.

Here are my thoughts:

Added by Katie Tierney on September 23, 2008 at 1:28pm — No Comments

72 percent of Employers Are Not Helping Alleviate the High Cost of Commuting to Work According to Survey

Employers risk losing key employees as gas prices remain a top concern

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – September 23, 2008 –, Inc., the world’s largest network of niche career communities, polled members across its network of thousands of sites to learn what employers are doing to help workers cope with the high gas prices affecting their daily commutes. More than 7,000 Network visitors responded to the question:

“What is your employer doing to help with the… Continue

Added by David Fretwell on September 23, 2008 at 1:19pm — No Comments

What does a company need to know to compete well for talent?

SystematicHR has some interesting things to say today about the disconnect between business leadership and HR analytics, and we've taken the conversation further on the Improved Experience blog. From my perspective, data collection without leadership first is a first class waste of time.

Jump into the conversation and tell me what you… Continue

Added by Claudia Faust on September 23, 2008 at 12:09pm — 1 Comment

Recruiter Needed

I have recently joined this site. I am the Director of Recruiting for a consulting firm in Central Jersey. I am looking to add to my staff and wanted to find out if anyone knows of any recruiters looking for a full time job opportunity. I am looking for a Junior to Mid-level person. Can anyone help?

Added by Stacey on September 23, 2008 at 12:01pm — 4 Comments

David Perry, Chutzpadik Recruiter

You can run but you can't hide when Perry's on the prowl.

David Perry - The Recruiting Animal Show
According to Sarah Needleman of The Wall Street Journal, David Perry is a rogue recruiter.

I can't see why. Just… Continue

Added by Recruiting Animal on September 23, 2008 at 10:13am — 6 Comments

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