All Blog Posts Tagged 'baby' (12)

The Commonalities of Generations

Do you ever catch yourself doing or saying something that your parents used to do or say that drove you crazy? My dad used to used whistle while he was driving...all the time...non-stop. It would drive me insane! Now, I often find myself driving down the road, listening to some tunes, whistling…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on April 22, 2014 at 12:04pm — 1 Comment

Talent Shortage or Trust Shortage?

A significant percentage of people involved with screening and selecting job candidates fancy themselves detectives, mind-readers, psychics and psychologists. They’re almost always willing to trust their own gut. But not much else slips unscathed through the scrutiny of these trust deficient evaluators of talent.…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 16, 2014 at 8:30pm — 20 Comments

How To Grow Your Staffing Firm in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The staffing industry will see growth of at least six percent in 2014. With client expectations on the rise, staffing agencies will have to consider bolstering their own…

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Added by Heather R. Huhman on January 14, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Training / Improved Culture / Perks – Is it All Worth It?

There is a popular post going around LinkedIn the past few weeks that says…

Cost of Development

As a recruiter, I have had numerous conversations with managers who have this fear. They are hesitant to bring people in with less than ideal experience with the notion of training them because they are certain that they will finish that training an then take off to work for a competitor, getting no return for…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on December 3, 2013 at 3:25pm — No Comments

The Net / Net of Net Geners

The Net Net of the Net Geners

Presented by: Doug Douglas – National Engagement Manager at Stark

Text from Presentation given to HR.com, as well as the TASSCC TEC Conference in Austin, TX

 

Today I’m going to sharing with you information and insights regarding the 21st Century Workforce. My day to day role is to work with HR…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on May 9, 2012 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Think Twice Before Hiring an Overqualified Candidate



Is the term “overqualified” code for too old, or too
expensive? Should an employer be wary of hiring overqualified people? The answer to both is sometimes.



Overqualified…

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Added by Mark Bregman on April 28, 2010 at 4:26pm — 2 Comments

Contrarian Hiring - Plucking Top Talent from the Droves of Job Seekers

Recent article on this great topic:



Rick Fecteau runs a chain of automobile dealerships in New Hampshire & Massachusetts. One would think that his dealerships are suffering like many other dealerships during this tough economic time. However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel that is causing his business to hold it’s own and even improve - the availability of top performers from other dealerships that lost their jobs.



Instead of waiting around for the market to… Continue

Added by Jennifer Porter on October 22, 2008 at 10:34am — No Comments

"Tough Choices or Tough Times," an interesting publication.

I recently attended an event and this publication was distributed to the attendees. It was written by the National Center on Education and the Economy. I found it interesting and thought you would too. Here is the link: http://www.skillscommission.org/pdf/exec_sum/ToughChoices_EXECSUM.pdf

Have a good day.

Jennifer

Added by Jennifer Porter on September 25, 2008 at 4:16pm — 1 Comment

Text Messaging is great but not during a career search!

Great article today in the Wall Street Journal titled, "Thx for the IView!..." written by Sarah Needleman. You can read the article on page D1 or online at http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121729233758791783.html.



At GoliathJobs, we also consult with schools on best practices such interview tips and proper dress. While I do agree that text messaging has it's place, it does not belong in the career search sector. That would be the equivalent of "Pig Latin" being used in business when… Continue

Added by Jennifer Porter on July 29, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A recruiter friend of mine is in Africa doing some charity work for OneMama.

So Siobhan has been an amazing friend, collegue and business partner of mine for close to 8 years now. A few years ago she got hooked on this idea of going to Uganda to help out in a birthing clinic. She quickly realised that the people in this village were lacking basic necessities for life let alone for giving birth. When she came back to San Francisco she put together a non-profit organization called OneMama with the intention of providing basic healthcare needs for mothers in the… Continue

Added by Jeff Weidner on July 25, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

Talent Talk Cafe Transcript: Generations....Myths and Realities

This week's Talent Talk Cafe discussion was focused on Generations - the Myths and Realities of attracting, engaging and retaining talent. With so much discussion around the significant difference with each Generation what we really found out is that its more about connecting and establishing best practices for all. You can access the Chat transcript HERE and please… Continue

Added by Susan Burns on July 9, 2008 at 11:40am — No Comments

Greenwich Connecticut from a GoliathJobs Viewpoint

I was forwarded a great article about Greenwich Connecticut by a colleague on ERE.net. The article appeared in the Los Angeles Times last week. Here is a link to that article:

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-greenwich29-2008may29,0,7973559.story



GoliathJobs’ Headquarters is in Stamford Connecticut which borders… Continue

Added by Jennifer Porter on June 17, 2008 at 4:20pm — No Comments

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