Maureen Sharib's Blog – January 2009 Archive (10)

Gatekeeper as Friend

Did you all see Greg Pankow's article yesterday (1/28) here on ERE about using VoiceMail systems to get directly to the person(s) you want to talk with without having to talk to the Gatekeeper? It's terrific and you can find the step-by-step instructions here.



But what happens when you don't mind talking to the Gatekeeper - the Gatekeeper as friend - and all you want to know is who are all the… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on January 29, 2009 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Anybody read this book?

The Secret Universe of Names: The Dynamic Interplay of Names and Destiny by Roy Feinson

Charisma. Power. Sex appeal. Wealth. What does the sound of your name say about you? How do these syllables affect not only your self-image but, even more importantly, the expectations that others have of you? The Secret Universe of Names explains, in fascinating detail and name-by-name example (over 10,000 names), how the sound of a name evokes basic,… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on January 24, 2009 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Phone Sourcing Quiz

Take the Phone Sourcing Quiz here.

40 questions - 30 of them are answered. Last ten will be answered NEXT Friday, Jan 23 - take the quiz!

Good luck!

Maureen

“The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do.” ~ John W. Holt,… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on January 16, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Animal's Radio Show and Ross's Directory Chat TODAY (Weds)

The Recruiting Animal Radio Show is today and the Recruiting Social Media Awards for 2008 are being handed out - don't miss it - you just might be one of the recipients! It's at Noon EST hereor call in to listen here: 646 652-2754



Animal will be suggesting new categories and designating people and websites for… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on January 7, 2009 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

When I Was a Baby Sourcer

When I was a baby sourcer, and didn’t have the crutch LinkedIn to jumpstart my searches, I’d go to the Internet (this was before ZoomInfo - formerly Eliyon) and the other Internet strippers really got started, and I would google (back then I think it was dogpile or altavista I used before I kinda’ understood the magic of algorithms and the brains behind them) the name of the company I was trying to penetrate and the title I was working on. Mind you,… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on January 6, 2009 at 10:11am — No Comments

A Typical Phone Sourcing Business Inquiry

Hello Maureen, I am the Business Development and Recruiting Manager for XYZ. Our current focus is recruiting for the Dept of Defense so the majority of our positions require candidates with active TS SCI Full Scope clearances who are interested in exploring new opportunities in the intelligence arena. Have you sourced in this area before? I could use some help and if you are interested, let's talk.

Thank you and Happy New Year.

Name…
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Added by Maureen Sharib on January 5, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Do you have a phone abuse problem?

Are you in denial?

Please don’t put this off – this is too important. Answer these questions honestly – don’t pull the wool over your own eyes! This simple exercise may be the way back to the telephone names sourcing life you deserve to live.

Find out… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on January 5, 2009 at 10:57am — No Comments

Sticky Notes: Contacting Passives at Work

Jamie Seward asked an interesting (and sticky) question over on ERE in mid-December. See it here too.

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Take the only-of-its-kind phone sourcing quiz… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on January 4, 2009 at 4:24am — No Comments

Canada's Quiet Star

No, it's not the Recruiting Animal, 'though he's a star in my eyes!

Skiing, anyone?

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Take the only-of-its-kind phone sourcing quiz… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on January 4, 2009 at 4:00am — No Comments

Health-related Directories

Browse all sorts of health related directories here.



Did you know that some online directories will "give it all up" when you just put in ONE letter of a person's name? Go here and put "a" into the name box. Watch what happens! Amazing,… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on January 1, 2009 at 11:38am — No Comments

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