May 2008 Blog Posts (215)

IT Sales in UK

Hi.. i'm recruiting for a Tier 1 co. for senior IT sales positions in the UK. do drop in any suggestions for reaching my target candidates faster.

Added by Kaimal on May 2, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

economy and it's effects on recruitment

so the economy has taken a slight downturn......or haven't you noticed? seriously though, the economy does effect our business. just not necessarily in the way some people believe.

typically, hr and recruiting are areas that are slashed during economic downturns. i believe this is because we have not made a strong enough case to the decision makers about the value we add to the organization. In times like these, we need to be more vigilant in finding the right people for our… Continue

Added by Recruiterdude on May 2, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

Talent Acquisition Bubbles Act As Non-Permeable Membranes When It Comes To Diversity of Thought

In a somewhat interesting conversation on ERE, I've observed a trend in response to a Talent Acquisition Director seeking information on how to implement a Sourcing Process into the current mix. Fellow TA Directors seem to be extremely guarded against any non-TA thought processes or insights from 'outside-the-bubble' per se. Being a… Continue

Added by Joshua Letourneau on May 2, 2008 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

May 2, 2008

TGIS (Thank Goodness, Its Sumser!)

'Digging Into'

For the summer months the Recruiting Roadshow schedule picks up. Just back from Cleveland, John's pick of community-related posts is preambled with this question:

Did you know that is the official online community of the Recruiting Roadshow? That means that we encourage each and every participant at a Roadshow to become active on…

Added by Amitai Givertz on May 2, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Senior Recruiter Role in London wanted!

I have a friend (no - it is not me or an imaginary one!) looking for a senior recruiter position in London. Top lady, has great experience a top investment bank - looking for a change of scene and a nicer work ethic! Anyone got any leads..... Delete Comment

Added by Philip Eames on May 2, 2008 at 5:12am — 2 Comments

Digging Into V1.3

This week, the

Recruiting Roadshow went to Cleveland. Hosted by Marty Snyder and the magnificent team at PC Recruiter, the Roadshow was an unqualified success. Over 100 Recruiters got a chance to listen to new ideas and start the process of building a local Recruiting Community.

Did you know that is the official online…


Added by John Sumser on May 2, 2008 at 12:40am — 2 Comments

Recruiting in Billings, MT


I am a Sourcing Specialist wanting to network with Recruiters in the Billings, MT area. I am currently sourcing for hourly employees to work in a financial setting. If anyone has any suggestions on how I could reach out to candidates or would like to network please let me know.

Thank you!

Sherril Bass

Added by Sherril Bass on May 1, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

recruiting video's

great article from the new york post regarding recruitment video's. for full disclosure, i work for which is places a huge focus on recruitment video's.

before i joined jobing, i was a client that utilized the video. i believed it wasa great way to deliver more content to my candidates (passive/active) than just through a job posting or email blast. it was a way to engaged them and tease… Continue

Added by Recruiterdude on May 1, 2008 at 1:45pm — 2 Comments

thought-provoking interview with Recruiting Nevada's Doug Geinzer

interesting commentary on the job board scene, diversity recruiting and things to come

Added by Eric Shannon on May 1, 2008 at 12:38pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Flexes Its Muscles

I came across a newsworthy post this morning on RotorBlog, which is a “Social Networking and Online Communications Blog” written by Andrew Rosen who is also the Founder of one of our favorite sites Jobacle.

Rosen is spot on when he states that “LinkedIn has been dominating the business social network niche, there’s nothing wrong with that since it has been able to answer the social networking… Continue

Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on May 1, 2008 at 10:26am — No Comments

Paul DeBettignies

I wanted to write something short and sweet about a guy who has over time proved himself to be someone who does good for the industry. His name is Paul DeBettignies and he lives in Minnesota.

Last year Paul started putting on a local Minnesota recruiting conference and said right from the beginning it will be done every quarter. Well, since then he has made good on that and every quarter his… Continue

Added by Slouch on May 1, 2008 at 10:01am — No Comments

"Business is War"??? - Beware the Pyrrhic Victory (and Some Other Observations On Our Industry)

In doing my morning cup-of-coffee rounds through some sites and blogs I greatly respect, I came across the following HBR article by by Deepak Malhotra, Gillian Ku, and J. Keith Murnighan:

"When Winning Is Everything"

How… Continue

Added by Joshua Letourneau on May 1, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

Oh My Aching Monster...


SEC brings civil charges against ex-Monster execs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators filed civil charges against two former executives at employment listings website Monster Worldwide Inc (MNST.O: Quote, Profile, Research) on Wednesday for allegedly engaging in fraudulent stock options backdating, according to court documents.

James Treacy,… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on May 1, 2008 at 8:45am — No Comments

May 1, 2008

Bill Vick's

Featuring Dave Staats, Headhunter, Flamethrower, Judge and Jury...

The initial response to Bill's new weekly feature has been fantastic. There have been 400 or so new members joining the group with a solid response to last week's video and question. Remember, to participate in this interactve session, and have… Continue

Added by Amitai Givertz on May 1, 2008 at 7:47am — No Comments

How OS2i began ---- Regan George

Late one Friday afternoon a few years ago a client called me with a couple of IT position she needed to fill fast: CV’s reviewed next week, interviews the week after, the job to start the following week. I knew the client well, I knew exactly what she wanted and I knew the positions would be easy ones to fill. So, I posted a couple of well written job adverts on a number of IT Job Boards, comfortable in the knowledge that, come Monday morning, I’d have a plenty of good response.

Back… Continue

Added by Masood Sayed on May 1, 2008 at 4:30am — No Comments

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