Maureen Sharib's Blog – May 2008 Archive (6)

Top Job Titles In Highest Demand

The Yoh quarterly report identifies the top job titles in highest demand. Based on conversations with more than 9,000 hiring managers in over 15 major metropolitan areas, Yoh says the following roles have appeared most frequently nationwide:


Civil Engineer

Clinical Research Associate

Firmware/Embedded Engineer

Java… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on May 28, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

What Do I Say NOW?

Many people don’t know what to say to the sourced names we provide. Because these names are many times the truly “passive” candidate some recruiters who’ve been reared on resume farming are “reluctant” to call someone who isn’t actually “looking”.

Just about everyone is “looking”.

Out of 10 names you telephone source:

1-2 will be looking at… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on May 25, 2008 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Running Straight and True

Bob and I went to see the third film in the Caribbean trilogy “Pirates of the Caribbean” shortly after it opened last year in May, 2007. Just recently I watched it again on a lazy Sunday afternoon and was reminded of this piece I wrote, though not sure where (or if) I ever posted it. I offer it now for your amusement.

The usurper of the pirate ship "The Black Pearl"… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on May 23, 2008 at 4:28pm — No Comments

"Montaigne's practical, ethical response to injustice in an uncertain world is to ruse with the law."

The interiority of the self is one of the great framing fictions of the Essais, a fiction that provides the space and the opportunity for Montaigne to carry out both the encounter and the dialogue with himself that are his project, to fashion himself, and to negotiate the boundaries between the self and the… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on May 23, 2008 at 4:00am — No Comments

Hard-nosed Receptionists

Interesting early '07 ERE string about Gatekeepers here.

I sense (and don’t get me wrong on this) irritation on YOUR part when you say things like “I know this is the operator, can you tell me your name please?” At this point you’ve already lost the… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on May 22, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

MagicMethod Cincinnati seminar June 24

MagicMethod Cincinnati seminar June 24

Don't miss my Cincinnati MagicMethod seminar on Tuesday, June 24 – it’s a full day of my telephone names sourcing training sponsored by the Greater Cincinnati Human Resource Association (GCHRA).

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Price: $225 GCHRA members Non-members $275.00

Location: Baldwin Center/655 Eden Park Drive/Cincinnati, OH

Deadline to Register: Tuesday, June 17, 2008

The riveting 25 minute real-time… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on May 16, 2008 at 9:54am — No Comments


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