All Blog Posts Tagged 'jobs' (548)

Why do Recruiters want to hear Objections from Clients and Candidates?

Did you know that over 60% of sales are made after the offer has been rejected 5 times? If you are a recruiter or an account manager then you need to make certain that you are hearing NO as it may happen 5 times before you get to a YES. It doesn't matter if you are asking for them to send you a resume or return a signed fee agreement. Unfortunately 75% of the recruiters and salespeople out there will give up after the first rejection. This explains why 20% of the team closes 80% of the… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on July 14, 2009 at 6:49pm — 3 Comments

Albin Engineering is Growing!

I'm happy to report that Albin Engineering is seeing an increase in our new job orders from clients, interviews, and placements. June was the best month in 2009 and July is off to a fast start. I'm coming up on my 3 month anniversary since joining the firm back in April.

Today we are holding a hiring event in the office for our three (3) open internal sales (account manager) positions with 16 candidates attending. It feels like the good old days and we are picking up… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on July 8, 2009 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Job Cross Pollination Duplication

The internet has been experiencing a massive amount of duplicate job content over the past couple of years. No question this content has been used to help job seekers find jobs, unfortunately it has also been used to leverage traffic using duplicative content, extract job seeker information and create many other issues not… Continue

Added by Chad Sowash on June 25, 2009 at 10:25am — No Comments

Should Recruiters Use Twitter?

I have to say that Twitter is a good tool for job seekers and recruiters too. Recently I have received several candidates from my Twitter posts. I have also been posting some of our open job orders via onto Twitter and have set up some split partnerships with other agencies.

I like the ability to follow other people and many people have started to follow my tweets as well. It's like having a… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on June 22, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Expand Your Talent Search to Find the Perfect Match

Employers need to ask themselves: "Are we missing out on some very talented, very experienced candidates in these other MBA populations?" The answer is yes. Over the past few years, the gap has closed between the full-time MBA student and these experienced part-time, evening, executive and alumni MBAs. Companies are sitting on an amazing pool of talent. And it's reachable though MultiPost job postings and in searchable online resume books powered by… Continue

Added by Ryan Pratt on June 16, 2009 at 10:43am — No Comments

Fordyce Forum Update - recent recruiting conference

I just got back from Las Vegas for the annual Fordyce confernce filled with big billers. This is not a general recruiting event instead it was a gathering of agency folks (no corporate recruiters to be found) and most those who have experience and generate a good amount of revenue.

I was there to present a workshop on Sales Skills for Recruiters. I was fortunate enough to be able to site in on a few other presentations that I want to share here...…


Added by Craig Silverman on June 15, 2009 at 5:27pm — No Comments

FREE! 3 months of job postings at

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Are you looking for a competitive advantage to find, attract and hire new talent? delivers your job postings directly to passive and active job seekers using discreet, simple and effective email and text messaging platforms. All jobs are positioned on the… Continue

Added by Jill Blanchard on June 4, 2009 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Jobs/Career Domain Name Auction on SEDO - June 3rd - 10th

Here are a couple of my names in the auction, if anyone is interested in bidding. Starts tomorrow at 12:00 noon

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Auction Main Page - Complete list of domains

Added by Suresh on June 2, 2009 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

Jump Start Your Job Search on Twitter

There are now many great resources now to help job seekers better utilize Twitter in their job search. I have put together a few of my old favorites and a couple of new ones to help job seekers either get started or take it to the next level.

The first thing to do after you set up your twitter account is follow some people who regularly post job search advice and job openings on Twitter. The list below was announced this week…


Added by Craig Fisher on May 17, 2009 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Hire Military for Green Jobs

Why is military-experienced talent being recruited for green jobs?

The reasons have to to with military candidates' related training, work ethic and sense of service that all feed into the energy sector's job profiles. The New York Times published a good article yesterday about how companies hire military for green jobs such as in the solar, wind and biomass industries.… Continue

Added by Bradley-Morris, Inc. - Delivering Military-Experienced Talent to America's Top Companies on May 15, 2009 at 11:41am — No Comments

Top 10 Things to Leave OFF of Your Resume

Last week I asked this question on Twitter and LinkedIn, "What should job seekers leave OFF of their resume?" As of this writing, this question has generated 44 responses from recruiting, career, HR, and resume professionals and hiring managers. The…


Added by Craig Fisher on April 29, 2009 at 8:18pm — 2 Comments

Blogging away...networking away

Ok, it's been awhile, I admit. A few years ago when all this hype started on social networking, I was slowly buying into it. Hardly anyone I knew was blogging or knew what it was and I believe it's landed. Yay! So send me your link and I'll add you. Here are my links...I think I got them all. Work in progress...

So here I… Continue

Added by Jennifer Loesch on April 28, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Layoffs not Needed

I am not sure how many articles I have read over the past months talking about the greed of the CEO and executive leadership even amongst the constant layoffs that our nation is experiencing. In my reading of some of the other blogs, there was a discussion surrounding if there was a suitable alternative to layoffs. I gave some thoughts however did not have a real practical or example of a company that has implemented cost cutting in the face of layoffs to reverse the trend. One has… Continue

Added by Jason Monastra on April 13, 2009 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Guidelines for engaging with a recruiter

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Added by Jeff Lipschultz on April 7, 2009 at 5:32pm — No Comments

How To Ask For A Raise?

As with negotiating salaries, negotiating a raise also requires preparation and organization of how you are going to go about it.

Find out about the company policy

Different companies have different policies regarding salary increments depending on the amount and the time of the year. Do your homework and be well prepared for the interview.

Read the Salary Survey Report

A Salary Survey Report will provide you the current value of your job which will help in the… Continue

Added by Faryal Humayun on March 28, 2009 at 2:20am — No Comments

Despite Recession - Engineers are Normal

People come to My Perfect Gig to look for their perfect engineering gig and in this economy you expect people to to be relentless. Some folks are unemployed and looking and other have a gig but are keeping their eyes open because many employers are making difficult choices and cutting to the bone (see WSJ article on severance pay). Despite all of the craziness and stress, we saw people pull away a little this week on the pursuit of career perfection.

We had St. Patricks Day and the… Continue

Added by Neil Costa on March 20, 2009 at 10:11am — No Comments

Looking for a job? Make yourself easy to find!

Whether you are actively looking for a job or just want to hear from recruiters from time to time, you have to get on the radar of executive search firm and staffing agency recruiters. Once you are found and entered into the recruiter’s database, you will hear about all those unadvertised jobs everyone has been whispering about.

To understand how to be found you have to think like a recruiter. Recruiters aren’t just looking for people that are looking for… Continue

Added by Cathy McCullough on March 18, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

SmartTechPeople - Add yourself to our Recruiters Directory

Hey Guys

My name is Simone, I am a former Recruiter, now I own and operate a Tech Community/Job Board called I want to invite all Tech Recruiters to my site to list yourself under my Recruiters directory, browse member profiles/resumes and post your Tech jobs for FREE.

Take a minute to log into and list yourself please, it could prove to be a… Continue

Added by Simone Yard on March 6, 2009 at 11:40pm — No Comments

Post All Your "MBA Required" and "MBA Preferred" Jobs

You can easily broadcast all your job openings via MultiPost, MBA Focus’s new job posting tool. MultiPost allows you to:

* Post MBA-qualified jobs across all industries, functions and locations.

* Reach 50,000+ candidates or a more specific selection of your choice (interns, graduating MBAs, alums from any or all our partner schools).

* Unlike ordinary job boards, ours are school-endorsed and used by students and alumni who are actively and passively searching for… Continue

Added by Ryan Pratt on February 26, 2009 at 11:08am — No Comments

My New Blog

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Added by Jason Weaver on February 24, 2009 at 5:03pm — No Comments

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