Works at days' end...when it's about to be lights out. Listening to the mellowest of melodies...love this Charlie Haden & Pat Matheny construct of:
The Moon Song from their beyond the Missouri Sky album/disc.
Added by Valentino Martinez on October 31, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Most of us have memories of the Good, Bad, and Ugly recruiting experiences related to great candidates who got away. The painful memory of those great candidates that got away related to: a predicted outcome; deception on their part; slow to move hiring managers; our (recruiter) missteps…and…Continue
Losing your followers or losing your way--which is worse for a leader?
Can you be a leader without followers or without a purpose? Which is more critical?
My view is a leader is a leader with or without followers. Leaders find a mission—a purpose and pursue it. Followers, by their nature, need motivation, direction and a person & mission/vision bigger than themselves to…Continue
Added by Valentino Martinez on October 23, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments
Words to the wise from a recruitment veteran of forty years- besides being dedicated to the recruiter's life (whatever that may mean to you) along with taking care of personal responsibilities with family, etc.--make an effort to have sideline activities such that they take you away from the rigors of recruiting (because traversing the terrain can become rigorous, even difficult).
I say this for two reasons—particularly for…Continue
Employers and recruiters are challenged to find and attract viable candidates for viable opportunities--now and in the future. But we are realistic enough to know that it's going to be a tough go--even tougher if we keep going down the same roads from an educational perspective.
I was impressed with Sir Ken Robinson's brief presentation on the subject on TED...for your view and comment. Going back to an organic agricultural theme in education may be an important option going…Continue
Added by Valentino Martinez on October 16, 2011 at 2:53am — No Comments
A Toast “to the crazy ones,” by Steve Jobs
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with…Continue
Added by Valentino Martinez on October 7, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments