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With the Pressures That Come With A High Stress Job like Recruiting - How Do You Keep Your Sanity?
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Recruiters--we work hard all day and some of us work into the night.  We tend to be dedicated to getting the job(s) done come hell or high water.  The work burns hot and cold and very hot sometimes.That said, what are those things you do besides momentarily stepping away from the phone and the keyboard or taking a vacation?  What do you do that satisfies your other interests, that are legal in 50 states and Puerto Rico? I'd like to know and I think others in the RBC would be interested to know…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mack Feb 3, 2012.

OT - Road to the 2012 London Olympic Games
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Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee: My Bronze Medal Means More Than the GoldPosted: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 7:46 am | Updated: 6:19 pm, Wed Jul 18, 2012. Track and field star Jackie Joyner-Kersee took the Olympic world by storm from 1984 to 1996. Now, the gold medal winner and her husband Bob Kersee (who was her Olympic coach), raise funds for the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation in East St. Louis. Jackie, 50, talked to PARADE about her favorite Olympic memory, how she handled being coached by her…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Valentino Martinez Jul 19, 2012.

OT: Movie "TOP GUN" - One of My Favorites - Played Last Week on the AMC Channel
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Top Gun (1986) - For the movie buffs in RBC and particularly the Top Gun movie trivia fans - next-under are a couple of photographs I took of pictures (four others are featured  in the “photo” section of I noticed hanging on the walls of a restaurant called the "Kansas City Barbeque" located in San Diego, California.How this relates to recruiting is the fact that in 2006 I accompanied a group, of HR…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Valentino Martinez Oct 20, 2011.

OT - Cardinals advance to NLCS after stunning Nationals with four, two-out runs in 9th inning of Game 5 - Follow the following updates...
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Cardinals vs. Nationals: St. Louis completes epic comebackNick WassCards score 4 in 9th, beat Nats 9-7, reach NLCS St. Louis Cardinals' David Freese, right, reacts as he and Daniel Descalso score on a single by Pete Kozma in the ninth inning of Game 5 of the National League division baseball series against the Washington Nationals early Saturday, Oct 13, 2012, in Washington. (AP…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Valentino Martinez Oct 25, 2012.


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Current: Valentino B Martinez - Prior: V B Martinez Group, Inc; Nestle Purina Company; Nestle (Retail Operations Company-NROC); Ralston Purina Company; Dow AgroScience Company; Pharmacia; Searle, NutraSweet; Monsanto Agricultual Company; Rockwell International - North American Aircraft Operations Company; Mexican American Opportunities Foundation; U.S. Army - Department of Defense (Pentagon level) - Officer Personnel Directorate - Military Personnel Center (MILPERCEN) & Adjutant General, Fort Ord., CA
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If you like MAD MEN & Advertising & Recruiting -- you might like this recruiting result…

"Mad Men has a new hire: 75-year-old ad man straight from the swinging 60s"

"New series of hit show has called on British artist Brian Sanders to draw ad campaign heralding return of Don Draper and co"


Posted on March 12, 2013 at 2:00pm

Puppy Appeal Recruitment Advertisement - Ralston Purina Company - "Your Pet Our Passion"

Photo by Valentino Martinez - Ralston Purina Recruiters & Recruitment Booth - NSHMBA National Job Fair

In recruitment advertisement use what works. If the image/message represents a…


Posted on March 10, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

A Recruiter's Regret - It Goes With the Job...And When Done Professionally…It Not Only Makes a Good Impression - It Establishes a Strategic One

Image Source: MrJCarroll

While we do not hand out “Courtesy Regret Cards” (that would be bad form and insensitive) -- an important part of a recruiter’s job is the effective handling of regretting those job candidates who will not be receiving a job offer once the selection process is completed.  Most recruiters and employers…


Posted on February 12, 2013 at 12:17am

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At 2:07pm on October 2, 2013, Richard Peterson said…

Dear Valentino:

I "DIDN'T" do "Business" with Bill directly.

He was simply involved in the decision making.

At 10:54am on June 26, 2012, Todd Wilson said…

Hello Valentino,

Thanks for commenting on the cartoon. It was meant to be taken in a loose context & the graphic nature of your response seemed to change its meaning.

I appreciate the response & look forward to communicating in the future.

At 10:04pm on June 6, 2012, Gordon Basichis said…

Thanks, Valentino.  That posting RE: Ray Bradbury is so true and so cool.

At 8:15am on November 7, 2011, Scott Burgess said…

Valentino...thanks for commenting on my first blog.  I always appreciate the feedback.   

At 12:44pm on September 22, 2011, Ryan Pratt gave Valentino Martinez a gift
At 8:25am on September 22, 2011, Chantelle Legg said…
Thank you for the connection! Humour is always appreciated
At 10:32am on August 24, 2011, Christopher Perez said…
Thanks for the interesting post and the invitation to connect, Tino. Looking forward to staying in touch.
At 12:22pm on August 23, 2011, Richard Cialone said…
Happy to connect with you, Tino.
At 1:42am on June 29, 2011, Lilia Tereshchenko said…
Hola Valentino! Thanks for your invitation and connecting with me. I would also like to thank you for your opinion to my question. I'll reply in the topic.
At 5:12pm on March 16, 2011, Julie Closter said…
Thanks Valentino...AMEN!


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