Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.
I was flipping through the channels last night and I came across Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Every week…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on September 2, 2010 at 10:18am — No Comments
Same pants... for the rest of your life!
Hiring Manager: "So what do you want to do"
Candidate: "I'd like to do XYZ but I would also be interested in working later on in ABC!"
Hiring Manager: "Well I think you could really do well doing GHI so you're hired! Congrats... Hear is your uniform, this is what you will wear for the rest of your career!"
Candidate: "The rest of…Continue
Added by Benjamin McCall on September 1, 2010 at 12:43am — No Comments
Are You Delusional?
I was watching…Continue
Believe it or not, there are ways to survive working with these characters, keep your sanity and still…Continue
The Recruiter’s Game of Hide and Seek…Continue
Like most of you, I spent this past weekend relaxing, catching up on some long-neglected chores and between periods of light showers and heavy rain, enjoying some traditional July 4th fare, hotdogs, apple pie and lemonade.
I did give some thought about the reason for our celebration. I think many of us,…Continue
Fact, Fiction and Reputation!!!…
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 23, 2010 at 12:53pm — No Comments
Latest news from internet traffic rating sites shows that Indeed.com has joined the ranks of the major locations job candidates go to start the searches. Now surpassing Monster and on the heels of Careerbuilder, it’s clear that the Job Search Aggregator is gaining more traction.
After all – why see…Continue
Added by Matt J Peter on May 26, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments
For many years I wondered what the real difference was between being good and being great. How do you clearly define it? What is it that puts a person or an organization at a different level than the rest? And I did read Jim Collins’ book which addresses the subject but I got my simple answer in a Homer Simpson DUH! moment watching TV. (How else do you achieve a Homer Simpson DUH! moment?) Ironically it was a General Motors…Continue
By Pat Meehan
Building a network over a lifetime is the most accountable thing we can do. It is the epitome of being a proactive person. Day by day, we build on this chain of meaningful personal relationships to which we can exchange the gifts of our ideas and influence. We should value these relationships and put great trust in them as they continue to develop. Stephen Covey teaches that a relationship is like an “emotional bank account.” We must nurture this emotional bank…Continue
Added by Pat Meehan on April 29, 2010 at 12:13am — No Comments
Added by Pat Meehan on April 26, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments
When sitting in front of your potential next employer, in a job interview, the most essential piece of paper which adds instant credibility to your personal brand is not your college degree – it’s your resume!
We recently turned to Certified Resume Writer Violet Nikolici Lowery, President of A Plus Professional Resumes and Creator of “Pimp My Crappy Resume”, to address a frequently asked question by Job Seekers – “Should I include… Continue
Added by Carlos Gil on April 19, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Added by Soapboxholland on March 4, 2010 at 9:07am — No Comments
You know I sit in awe of the sunset, and I sit in awe of the incredible ride of 2009, and now a promising year in 2010. All of us can have more hope now, as the sun sets on a very bad economic wave, that propelled everyone to near despair at times, and for others, reminded them of just how important life is. I sit at my computer tonight full of perspective, full of new knowledge, the capacity…Continue
This blog post is going to be exceptionally personal. You have been warned. A few months ago, I stood looking down on the San Francisco Bay, at Sunset looking west from the Oakland Hills-when I snapped this picture. It was at that time I told myself, I had what it takes to make a difference in my profession, I could put people back to work, and really help propel myself forward to a career track of greatness. I thought of the beautiful…Continue