December 2007 Blog Posts (106)

BSG Alliance is so innovative, it's SCARY!

My boss and I were talking today, and she mentioned that, every so

often, she runs across a candidate who is literally scared by the

innovative way BSG Alliance delivers value. I agreed with her - I have

seen a few of those candidates myself. You see, BSG Alliance is focused

on transforming our customers into Next Generation Enterprises.…


Added by Katie Tierney on December 17, 2007 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Caroline’s Innovation Questions

1) In your opinion, what is innovation?

Well first I checked with Noah Webster on the definition of “innovation” and was pretty disappointed.…

Noah Webster


Added by Chad Sowash on December 17, 2007 at 2:09pm — No Comments

The Geeks Must-Have Christmas Gift: The Corn Hole Set

This is reason to run in fear.

I can promise this - you will laugh if you watch this video.

Or, maybe it's just because I grew up in Oklahoma.

I'm just thinkin....why didn't I invent this thing?

The Corn Horn Set (and… Continue

Added by Dennis Smith on December 17, 2007 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Google Launches Social Network

On the Radar: Monday, December 17th, 2007

According to Chris Brogan:

Google slipped a social network into Reader last night while I was sleeping. It’s simple, and unobtrusive, and gently prompts me to add more info, if I want. It’s about sharing your news- for now. But there it is. There’s Google’s simple, easy, I’m -destined-to-use-it social network right there.…

Added by Amitai Givertz on December 17, 2007 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Podcast 38: Is Coming

The latest born podcast is available, bringing you digitial recruitment news from the UK and beyond.

This week's fun packed show includes news on TheLadder's UK launch, LinkedIn's planned…


Added by Julian Stopps on December 17, 2007 at 1:01pm — No Comments

HR as a "Strategic Business Partner"?

Added by Recruitnik on December 16, 2007 at 11:45pm — No Comments

TW3...Week ending December 14th, 2007

Here is this week's round-up from the recruiting industry’s group blogs, portals and individual archives posted on

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

Week ending… Continue

Added by Amitai Givertz on December 15, 2007 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Application Developer (Wireless Company) - Madison, WI

A large wireless/telecom client

in Madison, WI is searching for an Application Developer to join their development.

Face it...the wireless business is cool. And growing like crazy. And they need top developers to keeping pushing the envelope and developing applications that make the wireless junkies go wild.

Hard to resist, eh?

If you want to be part of this wireless craziness, and you've got a year or two of development…

Added by Dennis Smith on December 15, 2007 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Facebook Group -

Post your jobs on my new Facebook Group, ""

Join the group, and I'll even post them on my site - for free.


Added by Dennis Smith on December 15, 2007 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Classified Ad Company Edgeio Shuts Down & Blames Investors


announced late last week that it was ceasing operations and looking to

liquidate its assets. The company, which had recently raised $6M in

capital ($3M of which came from Intel), tried to build a business by

aggregating classified listings from all over the web. In explaining

the reasons why the business was unsuccessful, CEO Keith Teare stated,

“I would say it came down to lack of vision on the part of investors to

see the platform as part of the… Continue

Added by TobyDayton on December 14, 2007 at 3:01pm — No Comments

RecruitPress Review (Plus Installation Guide)

Earlier this week, a job board solution called RecruitPress caught my attention. To see just what the product offers I thought I’d take it for a spin, you can read the review at RecrutingPress Review.

In addition, I thought several of the people who use this site might be…


Added by Julian Stopps on December 14, 2007 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Interview Prep- First Impressions

Leaving all the technical aspects aside there are some basic guidelines you should follow when you are looking for employment. These small, but valuable elements can take you a long way as far as being the one to call back or being screened to the "not an ideal candidate"

pile with your job application and/or resume being promptly discarded.

So what are these obvious important elements?

  • Your email…

Added by Samara Bowling on December 14, 2007 at 10:51am — No Comments

Jobster Has A New CEO

I just read that Jobster has found a new CEO

Update - Here is a link to some stuff about it on Mashable

Added by Slouch on December 14, 2007 at 10:20am — 2 Comments

Candidate Tracking System - Why We Chose Jobvite

Over the past several months, I have been in the throes of a candidate

tracking system selection and implementation process. It was a daunting

task. There are hundreds of systems out there, and I had to narrow it

down to the right one for BSG Alliance. We look at all of our software

(our platform for doing business, as it were) as a strategic advantage.

We needed a candidate tracking system that not only fulfills our needs,

but does so better, faster, more… Continue

Added by Katie Tierney on December 13, 2007 at 11:51am — No Comments

IPSOJOBS for recruiting in a hurry

On the Radar: Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Ipsojobs is a free job bank focused on "urgent employment" and "something for nothing." The site is multilingual and international. Obviously needing some lift, off the blog:

We are all in agreement that promoting ipsojobs is hard and requires a good deal of effort, but you have to think that little by little, with the help of everyone, the site will grow more and more…

Added by Amitai Givertz on December 13, 2007 at 5:30am — No Comments

Scott Allen, “Beyond Sourcing - 15 Creative Ways Recruiters Can Use Professional Networking Sites”

My friend Scott Allen, was kind enough to be today’s guest writer with some great original content

By Scott Allen, at Linked Intelligence

* About Entrepreneurs

* The Virtual Handshake



Added by Dave Mendoza on December 12, 2007 at 11:40pm — 1 Comment

Recruiting Blogosphere Personality Of The Year

This may be of interest to all those interested in the Best Recruiting Blog Awards. One of the categories is "Best Personality In the Recruiting Blogosphere" Best Recruiting Blog of 2007 is sponsored By

Some of The nominations makes sense to me and other not really but,… Continue

Added by Slouch on December 12, 2007 at 6:08pm — 13 Comments

5 ways You can Use Web 2.0 To Help You Find a New Sales Job

5 quick tips for leveraging Web 2.0 that you can start using today to kick your search for a new sales job in gear.

Read more at the sales recruiter blog.

Added by Steve Crothers on December 12, 2007 at 2:01pm — No Comments

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