Read my latest Brazen Careerist article with Glen Cathey (Boolean Black Belt) here
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 21, 2009 at 3:30pm —
Best Remark of the Day
“The historic volumes of use of social networks since the downturn is really focusing functionality into the technology…the ethics are just now starting to pop up ...it will be interesting to see the generic response evolution.”
~ jayson seymour
12:01pm Maureen Sharib Welcome sourcers to the MagicMethod Phone Sourcing class chat - today's class subject is about… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 18, 2009 at 7:54am —
One of the things I really began to pine for in this recession that is affecting many of us is the lack of sourcing "practice" that I used to get every day. I've found a couple paths to keep my skills cutting-sharp and I'll share them with you today in the MagicMethod Phone Sourcing Chat
but I expect you to share yours as well! See you at noon (EST) in class. Don't be late.
“Practice is the best… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 17, 2009 at 7:54am —
Are you kidding me? An I-O -U
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 13, 2009 at 3:25pm —
If you fear Friday the 13th, then batten down the hatches. This week's unlucky day is the first of three this year.
The next Friday the 13th comes in March, followed by Nov. 13. Such a triple whammy comes around only every 11 years, said Thomas Fernsler, a math specialist at the University of Delaware who has studied the number 13 for more than 20 years.… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 13, 2009 at 12:41pm —
Here's the link
to Animal's Radio Show from last Wednesday - the topic was gender issues and it was rockin'!
Sourcing is one answer to a company's hiring needs. Phone sourcing can save at least 75% of traditional recruiting fees. Call the experts
today! 513 899… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 13, 2009 at 8:21am —
Best Question of the Day
"When I have attempted a similar project the receptionist wants contact specific info to prescreen then pass me to the right #..My voice is too specific to get in more than 2-3 callbacks before they shut me down. Advice?"
~ jayson seymour
Best Remark of the Day
"Alpha personality =Take charge and delegate. Heavy handed phone calls seldom break down the gatekeeper."
~ jayson… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 13, 2009 at 8:16am —
How to Make a Presentation Interesting
Share market knowledge.
Watch the clock.
What the prospect has to say is more important than what you have to say.
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 13, 2009 at 8:14am —
If you're renting and wondering if you should buy a home, consider what bestselling author, David Bach, says, "The average homeowner is worth 35 times more than the average renter."
Full Story here
WOW. That's… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 13, 2009 at 8:00am —
MagicMethod chat is today at noon (EST) on the MagicMethod network. There is no telephone call-in –our class chats happen online in the chat box on the Main Page of the network and they’re accessible by everyone who is a member of the MagicMethod network! Join
Today's session is Open-Face – anyone can bring questions about telephone names sourcing and get them answered. Even newbies.… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 12, 2009 at 8:00am —
Get a new online face… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 12, 2009 at 7:47am —
To freshen my recollection of Ginzburg and his magazine, I looked at the New York Times obit, published the day after his death. He was lionized as "a taboo-busting editor and publisher, who helped set off the sexual revolution in the 1960s with Eros magazine and was imprisoned for sending it through the United States mail in a case decided by the Supreme Court..." The Times described Eros as "a stunningly designed 'magbook' devoted to eroticism...… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 10, 2009 at 11:29am —
Thanks to ERE
for the heads-up on this:Zumeo
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 10, 2009 at 10:30am —
CINCINNATI (Reuters) – Maternity leave. Affordable child-care. Flexible work arrangements. When first lady Michelle Obama said she wanted to help working women balance career and family, American moms applauded -- and immediately came up with a wish-list of policy changes.
"I'm so psyched she is bringing this issue to the forefront," said Geniene Pernotto, 43, a… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 9, 2009 at 10:39am —
was recently a guest on The Recruiting Animal Show.
She led a rowdy discussion about the problems women encounter in the working world.
urged me to devote an entire episode to gender issues.
WE NEED YOUR STORIES and ideas.
Call in… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 9, 2009 at 9:53am —
Phil Berent of New York, right, with a pink bracelet indicating he is looking for work, speaks with recruiter
NEW YORK – The bar was crowded with well-dressed professionals enjoying drinks and conversation, a typical evening — except that many of them had no job.
The event was a Wall Street Pink Slip Party, where the unemployed mix with recruiters and… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 8, 2009 at 8:03am —
“The problem is not the economy,...it’s all the stuff it’s stirring up.”
~ Dr. Eric Dammann, Psychoanalyst
Learn about this stuff here
. You won't get any… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 7, 2009 at 6:30am —
(Penelope Trunk pointed me at this.)
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 6, 2009 at 2:31pm —
No Layoffs - Ever!
The global financial crisis has led many companies to slice payrolls, but these employers are staying loyal. Meet 9 of this year's Best Companies that, as of mid-January, have never had a layoff. See them here
Recession-battered employers eliminated 598,000… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 6, 2009 at 10:57am —
WASHINGTON (AP) - Worn down by a drawn-out recession, cost-cutting employers are laying off workers at an alarming clip and there's no end in sight. The Labor Department releases a report Friday expected to show that January was another cruel month for workers and companies.
With employers in no mood to hire, the unemployment rate is expected to jump to 7.5 percent… Continue
Added by Maureen Sharib on February 6, 2009 at 7:43am —