In an extremely competitive market, it’s often difficult to get your business to stand out from the crowd. Advertising can get expensive, so it’s…Continue
Added by John Botkin on February 28, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
1 Unlimited passion in doing your work - Life without passion is said to be fatal. So instead of whining about life, work, situations or any particular person, do jobs that makes you happy and moreover you enjoy doing it keeping the economics intact.
2 Aligns with your monetary…Continue
It takes a number of different systems, tools, and programs to create a complete staffing function. In this post we are going to discuss what most of them are and at…Continue
In my first post on this subject I brought up the new rules that affect sourcing and recruiting. In this follow up post I will talk about a few more things you should know. Some of this is, well, a little dry but as I said before this is not really funny stuff.
We all follow EEOC rules and…Continue
US News recently released their Best Jobs of 2014 which are based on employment opportunity, good salary, manageable work-life balance, and job security.
For the first time ever, an IT job ranked #1, as tech and healthcare jobs…Continue
Added by Ashley Rowe on February 27, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
President Obama officially announced two new advanced manufacturing labs in Chicago and Detroit. These public-private sector partnerships are geared towards helping revitalize U.S. manufacturing prowess. Added to the two existing ones in Youngstown, Ohio and Raleigh, N.C. doubles the total to four throughout the United States. The goals are to help suppliers better collaborate with customers in real time, test their parts…Continue
I am now going on my 11th year of recruiting within the GOV space and within that time I have seen quite a few changes, albeit nothing like the changes that I am seeing now. Usually I write with a little humor in my posts. but what is coming is no laughing matter and something recruiters…Continue
1. Make everyone an “independent contractor” to avoid costly payroll benefits Independent contractor status is a very slippery slope if not clearly defined at the outset. CRA wants their pound of flesh and this is where they always come looking for it.
INSIST your contractor…Continue
Having now sat both sides of the fence as a recruiter and now as a candidate I have been shocked that many companies are not making any…Continue
Everyone has experienced a tense coworker relationship at some point in their career. Challenging colleagues can make work unbearable for everyone in the…Continue
Over time, headhunters and recruiters have learned to use new tools to identify and…Continue
Summary:Written for both individuals and organizations, this post provides high-level guidance for rookies who are just getting started with social media, as well as those who are looking to add more structure, focus and discipline to existing initiatives. Maximizing social media engagement requires setting goals, assessing the operating environment, conducting a…Continue
This is a short blog. Which is ironic because it took me 30 years to learn what I share here.
Read carefully please. This will save you a world of pain.
Performance reviews have a bad reputation: employees usually dread them, and managers often see them as an obligation. If done right, performance reviews can…Continue
Added by John Botkin on February 24, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
A little over a year ago, Monster Worldwide saw its shares plummet after CEO Sal Ianuzzi admitted that he wasn't certain when - or if - the once venerable company would find a buyer,…Continue
There are fewer things in this world that irritate me more than when someone can’t follow simple directions. For example, fill out the application (at the time after we’ve scheduled an interview of course – I wouldn’t want to enrage any of the candidate experience gods by asking for legal paperwork too early on when I should be offering a Frappa Mocha Someshit so that I can make…Continue
So I have been asked a lot about how I keep things straight, and do what I do. I always refer them to my PM and words to recruiting by posts. So this post is additional to those, consisting of a simple…Continue
"I think you need to have a program that funnels the right people to the top." — Rick Patzke
That quote sounds like it comes from a recruiting professional, no? Well, it doesn’t. Rick Patzke is actually chief operating officer of USA Curling, but he is speaking about recruiting, in a roundabout way. And yes, this is your obligatory Winter Olympics-themed post... just in time for the closing ceremony. Phew.
USA Curling takes …Continue
Added by Jed Hamilton on February 21, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments