Quote for the Day: Wednesday, September 5th, 2007
"Start right now: as of this moment you're going to think of yourself differently! You're not an "employee" of General Motors, you're not a "staffer" at General Mills, you're not a "worker" at General Electric or a "human resource" at General Dynamics (ooops, it's gone!). Forget the Generals! You don't "belong to" any company for life, and your chief affiliation isn't to any particular "function." You're… Continue
Added by Amitai Givertz on September 5, 2007 at 5:00am —
Change happens. We might not be able to control it. However, we can certainly control how we respond to it. In dealing with organizational change, it’s important for company
leaders to have a clear understanding of what change management is in order to successfully implement it.
Managing change refers to making changes in a planned or systematic fashion. It involves supporting…
Added by Catherine Horgan on September 4, 2007 at 8:29pm —
Quote for the Day: Tuesday, September 4th, 2007
"It’s bigger than 'web 1.9', but still smaller than 'web 2.1'."
Bob Wilson, What is Web 2.0?
Added by Amitai Givertz on September 4, 2007 at 5:43pm —
Tomorrow, I will be on the Recruiting Animal Show. I'll be talking about RecruitingBlogs.com
, The Fordyce Letter
, The Recruiting Blogosphere, Domain Names, Recruiting.com
and anything else Mr. Animal
wants to talk about.
I hope you can dial in and join the… Continue
Added by Slouch on September 4, 2007 at 10:36am —
Added by Michael Wolfe, SPHR on September 4, 2007 at 9:06am —
Quote for the Day: Monday, September 3rd, 2007
"Bridges are, with skyscrapers and dams and similar monumental
structures, the visible representation of our technical mastery over
the physical universe. In the past half century, software has emerged
as an invisible yet pervasive counterpart to such world-shaping human
At first this sounds like an outlandish and self-serving claim. civilization got along just… Continue
Added by Amitai Givertz on September 3, 2007 at 9:00am —
Added by Michael Wolfe, SPHR on September 2, 2007 at 9:52pm —
Added by Michael Wolfe, SPHR on September 2, 2007 at 9:48pm —
Added by Michael Wolfe, SPHR on September 2, 2007 at 9:46pm —
Added by Recruitnik on September 2, 2007 at 11:59am —
One word… RIDICULOUS!
“IBM has a widely …
Added by Chad Sowash on September 1, 2007 at 8:42pm —
As a recruiter I’ve been hearing a lot about how big corporations and recruiters alike have begun setting up shop in Second Life trying to woo the supposed 9 million people who sometimes reside there to buy their products or even come to work for them. Of course, I’ve also heard the funny stories including the one about the guy (his avatar is a blond women) who inadvertently handed the interviewer a beer instead of his resume.
Of course that story might not be quite real, and because… Continue
Added by bill martineau on August 31, 2007 at 11:46am —
Guy Kawasaki recently posted a job ad on Craigslist for his new startup Truemors. He reveals some of the results and his experiences. Much of his experience was positive.
He wrote a follow-up post about how NOT to hire on Craigslist (or any job board for that matter.)
Both posts are summarized here:http://blog.standoutjobs.com/guy-kawasakis-rules-of-hiring-with-craigslist/
Added by Ben Yoskovitz on August 31, 2007 at 10:35am —
Quote for the Day: Friday, August 31st, 2007
"A War for Talent mentality also breeds bad habits that can harm your company. One of them is concentrating on the quality of talent instead of quality of performance."
Wally Bock, A War for Talent mindset may be hazardous to your results
Added by Amitai Givertz on August 31, 2007 at 10:30am —
As of writing China is all the rage in the world’s
media, and much of the focus is on the shortage of
The New York Times frets about…
Added by Frank Mulligan on August 30, 2007 at 11:58pm —
, A guy like you will always be found
by a good recruiter. Nothing now you can do about it.
All this reminds me of the post I referenced about Peter the SimplyHired Software Engineer who is not happy these days
with the amount of calls he is getting at work from… Continue
Added by Slouch on August 30, 2007 at 11:00pm —
I was doing something yesterday and all of a sudden, I remembered. Do you?
Look at how old some of the branding on that is. I think i said it would stay live for 10 years or something like that. I need to check.
Added by Slouch on August 30, 2007 at 10:08am —
Quote for the Day: Thursday, August 30th, 2007
"After this conversation [automating talent management/business processes] most HR people recognize that this is not just plumbing or automation - but something way beyond their span of control. This kind of initiative must be led, supported and driven by Sr. Management. In most cases, what happens next is that there is some more conversation and then the idea dies."
Tom O'Brien,… Continue
Added by Amitai Givertz on August 30, 2007 at 10:00am —
Thank you to John Sumser and Donna Troisi for featuring our recent announcement about Job Seeker Search Trends and Employers Job Marketing Tips as a “Deep Release” in the August 24, 2007 edition of The Interbiznet Bugler.…
Added by R.L Polhill on August 29, 2007 at 6:46pm —
I have been vindicated! See my earlier post
and read this;
Like a tether that binds current and past employees, The Dow Chemical Co. is hoping its soon-to-launch
in-house social networking plan will build real relationships among Dow alumni,
women, retirees, and current employees.
That's the concept behind the program known internally as… Continue
Added by Chris Russell on August 29, 2007 at 4:05pm —