On May 17th we had the pleasure of learning more about the Chief People Officer role from Steven Rotman, the Chief People Officer of Ipswitch.
With the increasing important of HR in the overall strategy of a company, the title of Chief People Officer has become more and more prevalent. We wanted to get Steven's view on what was driving this change, what was different from the traditional… Continue
Added by Phil Strazzulla on February 19, 2018 at 12:00pm —
How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank
Recently I discussed the … Continue
Added by Ninh Tran on June 30, 2016 at 11:00am —
What's the big deal?
On June 13, 2016, three big brothers got together and spun the roulette. The Microsoft house took the gamble, and the LinkedIn players got their huge payout. Microsoft's CEO … Continue
Added by Ninh Tran on June 23, 2016 at 8:00am —
True or False - is tech hiring slowing down?
I believe the answer is both, true and false. There is undeniably a slowdown in VC funding in the Bay Area as of late 2015 with all the unicorns and even giants falling in valuations due to “tech corrections”. Fundraising is not as… Continue
Added by Ninh Tran on May 7, 2016 at 1:00am —
Let me throw all the crap against the wall and lets just see what sticks!! It seems to me that the older I get; the more I hear about the people who have forgotten about why they got in “The Game” and settle instead into complacency and give up on the successes they had plans for or the dreams they once held near and dear. This is not… Continue
Added by Daniel J Smith on August 25, 2011 at 9:00am —
Today I thought I would take a detour off of the beaten path and look with a fresh insight at what it takes to dream and to create…
The mind is a wonderful thing; always operating even when we are sleeping. It provides us with a place to store knowledge and ideas, and when it is functioning properly it challenges us to create a better lifestyle for ourselves and our family. It is full of untapped potential for imagination, creativity, or a source which provides the… Continue
Added by Daniel J Smith on July 22, 2011 at 9:00am —
To me, there seems to be two types of people in the workforce: Those that can and those that wish they could. Once we realize which of the two groups we are currently in, then we can take the steps necessary to advance to the more prestigious group. It has been beaten into us from the time we are old enough to understand that we always have to be… Continue
Added by Daniel J Smith on July 19, 2011 at 9:00am —
Today I have decided to talk about a key part of business and operations: The Mission Statement. For a full definition of what a mission statement is, please refer to Wikipedia or a fantastic book by Stephen R. Covey entitled “7 Steps of Highly Effective People”(http://ee.sharif.edu/~commi/Comm1_files/SevenHabits.pdf). I believe many people in the industry own this book (Its required reading at… Continue
Added by Daniel J Smith on December 3, 2010 at 3:30pm —
Over the last number of days, I have been listening to a lot of opinions in the areas of Sales and the Marketing of oneself (aka branding). Everyone has a valid argument on how you can succeed and where you could fail…..The lists are endless. All the points could be considered relevant depending on your situtation at any given time.
This brings me to today’s rant: Who is REALLY responsible for your success or failure.
The answer is real simple: YOU…
Added by Daniel J Smith on November 25, 2010 at 12:18pm —
Is this where we settle? Good? Do we not look at better or try to do our best? Good is okay but certainly not where we should end up! Try and follow (please note this is written after The Recruiting Animal Show on November 10,2010)
HOW is “Good” enough? When we look at success, look at our job list, look at our partner or employer and say “meehh, good enough.” Is this a point where we should settle? NO!! Strive to do better and strive to be better– Good is not Good Enough!!
WHERE is… Continue
Added by Daniel J Smith on November 10, 2010 at 2:00pm —
1. Trust your gut instinct; if the project that you are contemplating seems solid- Move ahead; This works in both your personal and professional life. There is only one person who will allow… Continue
Added by Daniel J Smith on October 6, 2010 at 2:30pm —
This is less of a blog of thought, and more a blog of questions proposed to all of you.
Recently the BP spill occupied front pages around the globe. Yet with all of our intellectual capacity on earth no one fixed the problem. Why?
I know of several engineers and folks with products that could have aided. They tried to get through. They wrote, they sent emails, they made calls to no avail. Then one day a man drove down to Louisiana and… Continue
Added by Susan Hand on August 26, 2010 at 11:30am —
Success. Is it defined by actions? How you treat others? The number of fills you obtain?
A month ago we had the privilege to meet the American Idol from last year Kris Allen at an event I had won tickets to from our local radio station, among the perks were the opportunity to discuss success with Kris Allen and what it meant to him. It was a brief exchange, but he said in so many words, that hard work pays… Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on May 1, 2010 at 4:30pm —
Marske Site Services
, a leading recruitment specialist in the Oil and Gas Industry
has today announced that from early January 2010 they will be utilizing the services of an innovative new recruitment website www.oilandgaspeople.com
Marske’s Recruitment Business Manager for the UK, Lee Grimes said, ‘’We are delighted to be… Continue
Added by Kevin Forbes on December 14, 2009 at 5:30pm —
There are no secrets, it is simple as Believing, Acting and Receiving.
Babies use it all the time, you used it all the time growing up, and now you think it will not work for you because you are an adult?
The Law of Attraction (LOA) has been around for eternity and will continue to be here until the end of all energy.
Whether you believe it or not, it’s working in your life right now.
Now, in it’s most simplest form, the LOA works like… Continue
Added by James Wall on February 18, 2009 at 2:35pm —
The integral part of education the fundamental of human being education start with his home taught by his parents and guardians basically that knowledge is values and family relations. Entering school is the first step of learning; this step is the foundation of his ability. Able to write, read, draw, identify, solve, analyze and so on. Molding and nourishing ones capability depend of the school and universities where he can gain values and competent.…
Added by jolina on January 4, 2009 at 3:00pm —
The ability make others believe what you believe is important for success in many fields. There is often a fine line between convincing somebody your views are valid and annoying them. In this article we’ll look at some of the techniques you can use if you want to convince another individual to believe what you believe.
* Do the homework. Make sure you understand your own viewpoint. If you are going to try to convince somebody that the Eiffel Tower is taller than the… Continue
Added by Faisal Javed on November 4, 2008 at 3:42pm —