I was recently reflecting on how much Recruiting has changed since my first days as an HR Intern/Assistant back in the mid-90s. Before FaceBook and LinkedIn, Taleo and Twitter, Recruiter's Lounge and ERE.net - before the Internet was available on every work computer - what did we spend our days doing? Come along as I take a trip back down memory lane.
The Old School Job Search…Continue
Everyone has heard the cliché, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Well, there's one dangerous assumption within that statement - that I actually have access to water and a pitcher.
I experienced my first layoff at the tender age of 19. After having worked at Castle Rock Entertainment part-time for four years, about 100 of us were laid off when Ted Turner's company bought us out. I landed my next job at…
In today's economy, it's clear that it's an employer's market. So many qualified candidates are flooding the market for a finite number of jobs.
Having returned to the world of job searching after an unexpected layoff, I've recently experienced the "other side" of the recruiting process, unlike the side I've enjoyed over my 10+ years as a Corporate & Contract Recruiter. I've become painfully aware of some of the areas in which recruiters fail to leave positive images in the job…Continue