Jerry Albright's Blog – January 2011 Archive (4)

Sometimes I feel like a fireman...

Ahhhhh…..recruiting.  What a life!  Some days I wake up and have so many things to do it’s hard to know where to start first….other days I might watch a movie before starting the day.  My work comes and goes.


Today I kind of feel like a fireman.  You know – always prepared but usually just cleaning equipment.   Making sure everything is in order for when the fire breaks out.  That kind of feeling.


I guess the difference is – I’m not waiting for the call to…


Added by Jerry Albright on January 27, 2011 at 12:01pm — 2 Comments

Stuff that has nothing to do with me.



Cultivating Leadership

Stories about flash in the pan social media companies.

Most everything related to the Employment Industry outside of the USA.

How much Facebook is allegedly worth.

College recruiting.

Whatever TED is.

The demise of MySpace.

Any and all news about iPads or iPhones.  I use neither.

Reasons my company can NOT ignore Social Media.

Increasing Employee Retention.



Added by Jerry Albright on January 18, 2011 at 5:25pm — 2 Comments

What do you think about splits?

Seems there are some people absolutely dead set against splits.  Others owe their success to incorporating them as a key part of their business.


I for one am a strong advocate of working with other recruiters.  In fact I consider my network of trusted split partners to be quite an advantage over my competitors.

What do you think? 

Added by Jerry Albright on January 12, 2011 at 2:40pm — 33 Comments

Do you know where your money came from last year? You should....

Where did your business come from last year?

I keep records of everything.  Candidates I introduce to my clients, the source of those candidates, job order activity, source of job orders, etc.  Nothing crosses my desk that I am not aware of the “where, why, how, when” background story.


Historically I have used the following to track sources: …


Added by Jerry Albright on January 4, 2011 at 11:00am — 3 Comments


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