Dave Opton
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Stand By Me

The last time I checked there were only 21,185,836 views of this video which should give you some idea of how "tuned in" I am!

The video is part of a series put together by Playing for Change and if you are one of the 21 million plus mentioned above, of course, you already know that.

But for those, like…


Posted on June 11, 2010 at 11:43am — 2 Comments

Match & Fit

Just so you how far behind the times I am, the subject of this post was actually around since August of last year. Fortunately for readers, the content of Jose Ruiz's post was not time sensitive, indeed, in some respects it is timeless.

Jose, as you'll see if you check out his site, is a principal in… Continue

Posted on February 12, 2010 at 3:18pm

Three Questions Executives Should Ask for the New Year

We're almost out of January, and a lot of the resolution stuff is wearing off so I am rushing to get this off my chest before it simply proves I am further behind the power curve than even I thought.

Question: Do you hate stuff that makes you think as much as I do? Okay, maybe hate is too strong a word, maybe feeling humiliated and embarrassed is more like it.

Well, I have to admit publically that when I read… Continue

Posted on January 29, 2010 at 5:05pm — 2 Comments

ExecuNet Annual Executive Market Outlook Survey - Opportunity To Participate

For the past 17 years Execu Net has conducted an extensive survey of the marketplace. Some members of RecruitingBlogs I am sure have seen it and many undoubtedly have participated.

We are currently in the process of gathering the data for this year's survey from three groups: senior level executives, recruiters, and corporate HR executives.

If you would like to participate (and get a copy of the results for doing so) you can participate as… Continue

Posted on January 20, 2010 at 2:08pm

Leadership Values

When the new year begins the lists come out and it's always time to see who views what as "winners", "losers", and/or what's in store for the next twelve months or so.

The other thing that happens, at least for me, is that this time of year makes you think of where things have been, what's changed, and what worked and what didn't. It also makes me… Continue

Posted on January 13, 2010 at 1:03pm

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At 11:42am on April 21, 2010, Pat Meehan said…
Hi Dave, thanks for connecting. Looking forward to networking with you.

At 2:34pm on November 12, 2008, Claudia Faust said…
Dave, thanks so much for adding your voice to our discussion on the forum today. I'm a big fan of the work that ExecuNet does, and would be thrilled to have you as a part of my network here.

Warm regards,

At 10:14am on July 14, 2008, Joel said…
Good to see you here.....

We have over 250 IT consultants on our W2. We concentrate on C# Dot net, VB Dot Net, Java J2EE, Business Analysis, SAP FICO, BW, HR, Informatica, Data Stage etc.

I look forward to establishing a mutually benefiting business relationship.

You can reach me at joelcaresforu@gmail.com
At 6:06pm on May 9, 2008, Bill Vick said…
Hi Dave - I'm so glad you’re here in the thick of things. :)

We need to do an updated interview for XtremeRecruiting.tv. Could we talk this coming week about it? My contact info follows.


Bill Vick
972-646-3534 <- CST
Skype: BigBiller
http://www.linkedin.com/in/billvick <- my LinkedIn Profile
http://www.profile.to/billvick <- my Facebook Profile
http://www.twitter.com/billvick <- Follow me on Twitter

XtremeRecruiting.tv features live video interviews with recruiting industry leaders, trainers, Big Billers and technology wizards that can help recruiters kick their business to the next level.
At 11:12am on February 12, 2008, Slouch said…
Hi dave, I enjoyed out talk last night. Thanks for your your input
At 2:55pm on June 29, 2007, Dave Opton said…
They are the initials of my high school, and was the first thing I thought of to fill in the box for a username as I was stumbling through the process of trying to learn my way around the site.
At 12:42pm on June 29, 2007, Recruiting Animal said…
What's hgs? "He got saved: 1957" Halleluyah?
At 11:46am on June 29, 2007, Recruiting Animal said…
Dave, is that a goatee or a beard? It's hard to tell? Smaller glasses recommended. Anyone agree?


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