My firm, General Ledger Resources (www.gl-resources.com) celebrates our 10th year anniversary on Cinco de Mayo. Here is the press release marking the occasion:
San Diego, CA, May 5, 2013 –General Ledger Resources, a leading Southern California finance and accounting human capital consultancy, announced that today marks its 10 year corporate anniversary.
Founded by two San Diego entrepreneurs, Anthony Thornburg and…Continue
Added by Josh Hale on April 12, 2013 at 8:19pm — No Comments
A while ago, I wrote an article which highlighted some of the similarities between poker and recruiting. The article was very well received, earning over 1100 “shares” via LinkedIn, and several comments, emails and responses from recruiting professional.
Most of the feedback was positive, but there was some constructive criticism and questions that I want to address here now.
The focus of my article was about planning and how important it is for a recruiter to spend his time…Continue
Added by Josh Hale on November 16, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
I once heard a story about a CEO who had a rather unusual strategy for culling through resumes.
This successful and brash leader of a large, well known company would print all the resumes he received for an open position an put them in a stack in no particular order. He would then take half the resumes right off the top of the pile and throw them straight in the garbage without giving them a second look.
One day a precocious young human resources employee…Continue
Once Upon a Time…
There is a story I heard many years ago when I first got started in the recruiting business. As I recall, it went something like this:
"A reporter asked Bill Gates to name who he thought was Microsoft’s biggest competitor. Rather than name Apple or Oracle or some other up-and-coming technology or software firm, he answered simply and quickly: “Goldman Sachs.” When the reporter inquired further, somewhat surprised with Gates’ answer, he explained that…Continue