This is an article that Neil Lebovits of Dynamic Scale recently had published in The Fordyce Letter. Neil is the former president of Ajilon Finance, one of the nations largest Accounting/Finance recruitment firms.
LinkedIn is a dream tool (for now). Having the ability to view up to date resumes (or profiles), being automatically notified of job changes, being connected through contacts/groups, etc. is a recruiters Nirvana. But like anything that works, you have to work it. However, being a public company can often times cloud decisions making them based on quarterly numbers rather then core. Where are they going and what will they look like in 12 months?
I've been a member of RBC for years now, entered as a recruiter (and still do some for select clients) and am now an executive director for a job board. I've found this community to be one of the best on the net for straightforward, no holds barred commentary with the belief that all is designed to assist each other and help grow our businesses.
So I have a question; if you have a business that can help someone who posted a blog about a problem, situation or concern…Continue
So I had dinner last night with Ice-T and his wife Coco (don't ask). I have to tell you, his candor and his story is remarkable and transferable to the recruitment space.
Ice-T was born in Newark, NJ and moved to the affluent suburb of Summit when he was a child. By the age of 7 both parents had died and he was an orphan. He went to live with his aunt in LA and was set up in a mostly white, affluent school system. He hated taking the bus so he went to a local gang…Continue
I worked for two national recruiting firms before opening my own shop. The heads of these firms are fantastic and I have nothing but respect for them and the firms they built...multi-office, multi-vertical, highly successful businesses in their own right; more than most of us can ever attest to. But one thing that drove me crazy at every national meeting was that the only difference between their addresses to the managers/directors/VPs and top billers was the sign…