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CONGRATULATIONS! - And the winners are....
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Thanks, RBC for running this contest! And Bullhorn Reach for sponsoring.  I personally really enjoyed reading all the posts that were submitted.@Amy, you pulled many a heartstring but also left an…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cora Mae Lengeman Mar 14, 2012.

LinkedIn Account Upgrade?
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Thinking about upgrading my account, any thoughts or suggestions? I actually think I would go more to one of the "business" plans vs. the "talent" plans, what do some of you have? Or just stay with…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Noel Cocca Feb 26, 2012.

My Ode to Recruiting *
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I suppose I could probably write something for each letter that describes some of the things I don’t love about recruiting, but thinking about what I have come to love about it over the last few…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amber Feb 29, 2012.

Out of the Blue....
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Got a call today from a client. We had a candidate in with them last year who ended up turning down the job offer. The turndown came after many discussions and several concessions from the client.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Ortmann Oct 4, 2011.

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Amber replied to Jason's discussion 'Interesting Candidate Replacement Situation'
"Based on what you are describing thus far, I would seriously consider if this truly a "good" client relationship to pursue. This is what we put in for replacement clause (never money back):  ABC Company offers a xx day guarantee…"
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Jun 2, 2015
Amber replied to Sarah Calverley's discussion 'Agencies - what have you done for me lately?'
"Why are there more reasons needed? Any or all of these are exactly why clients turn to us - those with and without internal recruiters.I think it's more about the last part of your post: Most of the agencies I've dealt with since moving to…"
Jun 2, 2015
Amber replied to Kathy's discussion 'Advise on going independent'
"Take a look at what is currently provided for you - compensation, benefits, RESOURCES, etc. Get real dollar numbers as to what these things will cost you as an owner. Be sure you have enough money to survive 6-12 months without income. Hopefully, it…"
Jun 2, 2015
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Nov 11, 2014
Amber replied to Chadd Balbi's discussion 'Not Hiring The First Candidate Interviewed'
"How frustrating! If you can't get them to come back to the fact that this is not really the 1st/only candidate, then you're stuck. Now you have to decide if you are going to find and send more people, and find out if the client is willing…"
Nov 11, 2014
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Amber commented on Nathan Vance's blog post '3 "Crazy" Ideas For Sourcing Talent (Not Using LinkedIn)'
"Good ideas, thanks! Shared with the office."
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Amber replied to Chris Hofstetter's discussion 'Linkedin subscription plans'
"I just signed in to someone's free account - all the options are listed. They won't show any lower plans if you're logged in to a paid account..."
Aug 8, 2014
Amber replied to Chris Hofstetter's discussion 'Linkedin subscription plans'
"Who knows? It changes every day, seems like! And I have been having technical issues with the site almost every day. I also use Talent Finder, not as much for the InMails but for the full names, because I'm lazy!"
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Jul 26, 2014
Amber commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack'
"If the scenario happens as written in this post, I don't think it was so out of line. But if I don't have the resume and we haven't had a chance to talk (even if I did call when they requested and got voice mail), I would probably…"
Jul 25, 2014
Amber commented on lisa rokusek's blog post 'Be the Recruiter You wish to See...'
"The rest of the article - wow! Exactly so many things I also run into and some just recently. Also, I don't think I'm naturally organized so I try to work extra hard at being so. Trying to minimize those train wrecks."
Jul 23, 2014

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I have been visiting RBC on a regular basis for about 8 months now. Today, I had the occasion to use a service that I was introduced to via the network here. And then I realized there were quite a few things that the community here has brought to me, and how thankful I am that there have been so many willing to share.


Blogs, posts, and comments: A bunch of "regular" participants on here have brought knowledge, encouragement, and LAUGHTER! Sandra, Amy,…


Posted on October 21, 2011 at 11:09am — 3 Comments

Background Checks

Hi Everyone,

I have a client who will probably need a company to do a few background checks soon. Any recommendations? I'm not familiar with any. I think they will want to find one who can provide the basic employment screening and offer a drug testing option.

Also, if they are not doing these checks currently, would there be a potential issue if they do them on some candidates and not others? And if they start now, will they have to do them on all hires going…


Posted on September 22, 2011 at 3:31pm — 5 Comments

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