January 2008 Blog Posts (149)

Practical Salary Negotiations!!!

A Guide to Planning for Your Next Salary Negotiation.

If you are reading this article, chances are that you will be participating in some kind of salary negotiation in the near future. Congratulations, that means that you now have a golden opportunity to make more money, and this guide…

Added by Amit Bhagria on January 28, 2008 at 11:13am — No Comments

Truly Inspiring!!!

Eight Children were standing on the track to participate in the running event.

* Ready! * Steady! * Bang !!!

With the sound of Toy pistol , all eight girls started running.

Hardly have they covered ten to fifteen steps , one of the smaller girl s slipped and fell down, due to bruises and pain she started…

Added by Amit Bhagria on January 28, 2008 at 11:09am — No Comments

StandoutJobs.com Launches Today

My Friend Ben Yoskovitz has just launched his new company called StandoutJobs.com . Today is the official launch and they are doing it from Demo. They also just announced today that they have raised… Continue

Added by Slouch on January 28, 2008 at 10:54am — 1 Comment

Intelius launches new search for cell phone numbers

On the Radar: Monday, January 28th, 2008

Amid concern from some quarters, Intelius launches a new search option:

Phone Lookup by Name Includes: Phone number, address, phone type, carrier & more for cell phones, unlisted & un-published numbers, internet (VOIP), and other phone types. Phone Lookup also includes the…

Added by Amitai Givertz on January 28, 2008 at 6:41am — No Comments

Why I Won't Stop Blogging

The following is a real conversation I had last week with Jason Davis.

It is not a reenactment by paid actors:

JD: How many hires have you made at WorldLink that are directly related to WirelessJobs.com?…


Added by Dennis Smith on January 27, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

TW3...Week ending January 25th, 2008

Closing out January, this week's round-up from the recruiting industry’s group blogs, portals and individual archives posted on Recruiting.com...

Browse the archives of "That was the week that was..."…


Added by Amitai Givertz on January 26, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

This Note's For You

My friend Heather Hamilton who never ever calls me back when I leave her a message wrote a post the other day about social networks and recruiting. I left her a comment saying that if she ever wants to recruit recruiters she should never check out RecruitingBlogs.com.… Continue

Added by Slouch on January 25, 2008 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Associations on the Net

On the Radar: Friday, Januray 25th, 2008

Check out the Internet Public Library for a truly comprehensive list of prominent organizations and associations. While you're there, "grok it!"

Added by Amitai Givertz on January 25, 2008 at 7:46am — No Comments

Resumes on Google: Extracted and freshly squeezed

On the Radar: Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Courtesy of Lonnie McRorey, a custom search engine for extracting resumes using Google. For an example of software engineers in California, click here.

Imperfect on most searches but helpful for the boolean-challenged, particularly for IT and engineering.

What do you think?

Added by Amitai Givertz on January 24, 2008 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

The Second Generation Of Job Aggregators

The job aggregator or vertical search engine is now an accepted part of the online recruitment industry. Companies like Indeed, WorkHound and AllTheTopBananas have impressive offerings and appear to be gaining traction as…


Added by Julian Stopps on January 24, 2008 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Buzzy Jobs - International Recruitment Job Board

I recently joined a start up venture launched on 2nd January 2008 with Buzzy Jobs (www.buzzyjobs.com) and Buzzy Agencies (www.buzzyagencies.com). The company is privately owned and not part of a group like some of the major job boards in the market place.

Buzzy Agencies - is a website built for Candidates and Clients to find specialist recruitment/employment agencies within it niche… Continue

Added by Dina Mistry on January 24, 2008 at 2:13pm — 1 Comment

Jason Goldberg: The Startup CEO School of Hard Knocks

Recently Jason Goldberg, previously CEO of Jobster, wrote a great article on lessons learned.

This is a follow up piece to that with additional thoughts and commentary (from another CEO with lessons learned, and now getting into the job space...)

Read the full post:

Added by Ben Yoskovitz on January 24, 2008 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Recruit Through Blogging

Six months ago, we discussed the utilization of company blogs for recruiting. What surprises me is the hesitance that some organizations still have to jump on the band wagon. Those slow to adapt certainly bring up valid

points, such as the potential negative impact, employee selection,

and/or maintaining some sense of control. However, isn't the whole

point to allow freedom of speech? To gain true…


Added by Catherine Horgan on January 24, 2008 at 11:23am — No Comments

Mountain Top Tip #13: Use Common Sense

It’s been awhile since we had to issue a Peak Performance ”Mountain Top Tip,” but something I saw yesterday demanded a brief commentary this morning.

For those of you who watched the new Fox Reality TV…


Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on January 24, 2008 at 10:59am — No Comments

Mandated Salary Increases Considered in China

FORECAST: Looming clouds on the horizon in China with definite signs of wet weather, and not even the remotest connection to the presence of bears.

This is self-inflicted rain.

The Chinese Ministry of Labor and Social Security is apparently working on a new law that encourages employers to pay higher salaries. It has not been announced as specifically mandatory, with compulsion for employers, but the fact of it’s consideration is problematic, to say the…


Added by Frank Mulligan on January 24, 2008 at 4:51am — No Comments

It's just lovely weather outside!

Ugh. It's only 5pm and it's super dark and gloomy. That is the down

side to sitting so close to windows and the door. I think if it wasn't

for my heater I'd freeze to death from the draft that comes in every

time someone opens the door facing my cube.

Recruiting is slowly picking back up. My brain has somewhat defrosted and I'm filling my pipeline.

So onto more interesting stuff. I'm actually looking for a room right now.

Last night I drove to this place in… Continue

Added by Yvonne Wong on January 23, 2008 at 8:36pm — 1 Comment

10 Moments of Truth by Lisa Calicchio

10 Moments of Truth

What they are and why you should care about them

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 | by Lisa Calicchio…

Added by Holli Maestas on January 23, 2008 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Hump Day Humor 1/23

Does your job stink? If it does Paramount Recruiting Partners, LLC can help!

Does Your Job Stink?

Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on January 23, 2008 at 10:02am — No Comments

Mashup of Linkedin RSS Feeds Questions and Answers

On the Radar: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Courtesy of Stefan Kiss on Edghunt.com:

Because keeping up to date with RSS is easier than constantly opening into LinkedIn.

Check out these full RSS feeds.

  • Administration
  • Business Operations
  • Career and Education
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Government and…

Added by Amitai Givertz on January 23, 2008 at 7:07am — No Comments

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