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On Web 1.0 and 2.0 and power sharing...

Quote for the Day: Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

I was in the pub the other evening, trying to explain the difference between Web 1.0 ["Dotcom"] vs Web 2.0 ["Blogs & Social Media"] to a web neophyte friend of mine.

The short answer: "Dotcom was about 'taking'. Web 2.0 is about 'giving'...Suddenly for the first time in history, the world's most powerful form of media is about giving, not taking. The implications are vast.

Giving vs. Taking.…

Added by Amitai Givertz on July 11, 2007 at 7:14pm — 4 Comments

Why Recruiters Should Care About My New Job-Seeker Book

I was going to announce my new book ("The Job-Seeker's Guide to Resume Search Optimization and the Internet-Age Resume") here, but then I thought, "Dan, why does a bunch of recruiters care about your job-seeker book?!"

The good news is that I answered myself. Okay, maybe that's bad… Continue

Added by Daniel Sweet - Houston Recruiter on July 11, 2007 at 9:51am — 3 Comments

I am new here...

I am new here. I am consultant for Careers Nigeria, a weblog that writes about jobs, careers and employment gists for graduates and professionals in Nigeria. See the link:

Added by Sam on July 11, 2007 at 9:06am — No Comments

Generation X - Sandwiched Between Baby Boomers and Gen Y and Forgotten

Somewhere out there another article or blog this week will address the Baby Boomers retiring or discuss how to manage Gen Y in today's ever changing workplace. Honestly, as a Gen X, I am tired of hearing about either generation

and for a moment would like to spotlight the "Sandwich Generation" -

Gen X. Back in May 2003 Time Magazine wrote an article focusing on "the

sandwich generation” referring to 30 and 40 something adults sandwiched between

caring for both young…


Added by Christen Uber on July 10, 2007 at 1:58pm — No Comments

How to train a National Recruiting Organization about BLOGS when you have never used them

1. First you look at the time and realize you have 30 minutes to prepare. Because the person who was going to present got sick.

2. You search out a Blog and Join it

3. You get lucky and find one that is connected to LinkedIn which you are very familiar with

4. You create a profile and look through the profiles of about 20 other people

5. You take 3-5 deep breaths and speak confidently as if you have been putting up Blog posts for years.

Added by Lamont Meeks on July 10, 2007 at 12:49pm — 2 Comments

Congrats To Ning

Ning just raised $44 Million. This seems like very good news unless you are a regular reader and commentor or Techcrunch and Gigaom. Since I am an uneducated individual when it comes to such things as valuations and bubbles, I am excited about it because I would think that now they can stay in business longer, hire… Continue

Added by Slouch on July 10, 2007 at 11:39am — No Comments

On political correctness and diversity training claptrap...

Quote for the Day, Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

"Do CEOs really believe the diversity claptrap or do they put on a happy face to avoid legal and other problems? Either way, they are acting in a manner contrary to the best interests of their companies, shareholders and the public at large."

Dr. Carl F. Horowitz, The Authoritarian Roots of Corporate Diversity Training

File under:…

Added by Amitai Givertz on July 10, 2007 at 8:05am — No Comments

New Jobcast: Account Exec Jobs with CT Business Systems

Connecticut Business Systems Is a provider of office

equipment solutions. They market to businesses throughout Connecticut,

Western Massachusetts and Westchester County, NY. They have been

experiencing phenomenal growth which has created new job opportunities. One of the jobs they are looking to fill is

that of Account Executive. Listen to this 6 minute… Continue

Added by Chris Russell on July 9, 2007 at 4:58pm — No Comments

HR Technology Productivity

Over 20 years ago I started my career as an Engineer in the newly emerging IT business, and yes, it was pre-IBM PC.

For many years I listened to reports telling me that the introduction of computers was not having any effect on staff productivity. Pah!, I thought, showing my age. If I was younger I would probably say, Meh!.

Back in the dark ages just before the dawn of the PC I…


Added by Frank Mulligan on July 9, 2007 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Hilton Sells

It didn't take long after her jail time for the family to realize that they needed money. Check out the full story on my blog "Confessions of an Executive Restaurant Recruiter".

Added by Carl Chapman on July 9, 2007 at 10:28am — No Comments

Reformed Hilton Hits Hollywood Nightclub.

Paris Hilton partied at a Hollywood club on Saturday (07Jul07) - the first time the

reality TV star has enjoyed herself at a nightspot since her release

from jail last month (Jun07).

who served 23 days of a 45 day sentence after being found guilty of

violating her probation from a 2006 drink-driving arrest, was

accompanied by her sister Nicky at…

Added by Naushad Dawood Bagde on July 9, 2007 at 2:58am — No Comments

Reasons Not To Watch The News

Unrelated to research I suppose, but this was on my mind this evening!

I don't subscribe to any newspaper. I try to avoid watching the news on TV at all cost.

You're probably thinking, "Geez, she's so disconnected from what's going on in the world. How could you possibly expect to keep up with everything that's happening? What's wrong with watching the news? It's important to know what is happening around you."


Why is it important to know about everyone…


Added by Amybeth Hale on July 8, 2007 at 11:32pm — 3 Comments

What do you mean? You think your blog is PERSONAL?!? Hahahahahahaha!!!

I recently came across this article by Perry Binder in the Atlanta Business Journal discussing whether or not companies should allow their employees to blog. Binder's take on personal blogs is simple - as he puts it... "Let 'em blog."

Many workers have the innocent, yet misguided, notion that what they do on their time with their home…


Added by Katie Tierney on July 8, 2007 at 8:45pm — 2 Comments

Networking, recruiting and jobhunting with millions from your own website or blog..

Decentralized Publishing

Imagine clicking on a link which opens up a new page where you can publish your expertise, your resume or your job-search.

Sure it allows you to add your message on that website, but it doesn't stop is also connected to dozens of very

well knows sites like Linkedin, Edgeio, Simply Hired, Myspace, Jobster

etc etc. Your message gets automatically reposted… Continue

Added by Ray van den Bel on July 8, 2007 at 6:41am — No Comments



Was asked to list my recruitment names we have for sale here so here is list below

Offers Considered

Added by tommy butler on July 6, 2007 at 7:12pm — No Comments

On the virtues of work experience...

Quote for the Day: Friday, July 6th, 2007

"It's a curious thing, this esteem we have for longevity. Why is an anniversary cause for celebration? I can see it in some Purple Heart sense--congratulations for surviving--but that doesn't seem to be the spirit in which such celebrations are intended...

What's the big deal about being married to the same person, or working for the same company, for so many years? Is it supposed to be some expression of loyalty,…

Added by Amitai Givertz on July 6, 2007 at 7:30am — No Comments

Roller Coaster ride

I recently went to a large Amusement Park here in Ohio for a two day respit to re-introduce myself to my kids (that means paying for admission, doling out spending cash, and casting them off for the day). As my wife and I we were climbing the hill on my favorite rickety roller-coaster, awaiting the big drop that I knew was inevitabley to come ( I have rode the same coaster for over ten years), I realized that what I was about to experience in the next twenty seconds, will be a condensed…


Added by Kent Harder on July 5, 2007 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Hello World!

Since the recruiting space is one of Broadlook's markets I thought I'd open up a page here to meet
and converse with recruiters about their research practices. Write me a note and tell me how you
use the Internet in your day-to-day recruiting.

Added by Donato Diorio on July 5, 2007 at 12:44pm — 1 Comment

How-To Retain Great People

Posted at:

Responding to and expanding on Marc Andreessen's thoughts about recruiting and retaining great talent in large companies and startups.

Added by Ben Yoskovitz on July 5, 2007 at 11:26am — No Comments

How Can I Use RecruitingBlogs To Its Fullest?

Okay, so I just did the "regular" thing. I cross posted the latest posting from the FRACAT Blog to my blog here.

I know that'll probably get some additional traffic and visibility. And I know that's what a lot of you are doing, too.

But I'm looking at the possibility of spending significant time on RecruitingBlogs (I just changed my color scheme, after all) and I want to get the most out of this community that I can.

Tell me,… Continue

Added by Daniel Sweet - Houston Recruiter on July 5, 2007 at 10:34am — 1 Comment

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