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13 Facts About Friday the 13th





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 — No Comments

Gender Issues - Who Says Animal Has Gender Issues?

Here's the link to Animal's Radio Show from last Wednesday - the topic was gender issues and it was rockin'!

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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 — No Comments

MagicMethod Phone Sourcing Classroom Chat Log Thursday, February 12, 2009

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 — No Comments

Great salespeople do less than 25% of the talking.

How to Make a Presentation Interesting

Share market knowledge.

Ask questions.

Watch the clock.

What the prospect has to say is more important than what you have to say.

More… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 13, 2009 at 8:14am — No Comments

Why to Buy a Home Now

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 — No Comments

On the MagicMethod Menu: Open-Face

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.



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 — No Comments

Google Makeover

Get a new online face… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 12, 2009 at 7:47am — No Comments

Taboo

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 — No Comments

Slick - LI for Gen Y?

Thanks to ERE for the heads-up on this:Zumeo

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 10, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Working moms look to Michelle Obama for change

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 — No Comments

DID SARAH PALIN SUFFER GENDER ABUSE?

Peggy McKee was recently a guest on The Recruiting Animal Show.



She led a rowdy discussion about the problems women encounter in the working world.



Maureen Sharib 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 — 1 Comment

Legions facing layoffs turn to parties, Internet

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 — 1 Comment

Money Mindset

“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 — No Comments

Take the networking "test"

Here.
(Penelope Trunk pointed me at this.)

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 6, 2009 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Companies that have never laid off employees

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.

Related:

Recession-battered employers eliminated 598,000… Continue

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 6, 2009 at 10:57am — No Comments

Pink slips stack up as recession drags on

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 — No Comments

Animal show postponed to 12:30p.m. EST due to technical problems.

Animal Show - 12:30 EST - Feb 04, 2009A
GUEST: Jenny DeVaughn

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 4, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Anybody using Google Latitude?

Google Latitude, a Location Based social network for the phone - are you using? How?

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 4, 2009 at 9:57am — No Comments

Rise of Online Journalism: Blogs Come of Age

"...has online journalism merely grown to be important enough that it's time that reporting and professionalism standards need to rise?" More here.

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 4, 2009 at 6:43am — No Comments

CA: Over 50% unemployment in recruiting?

Poll created (Yahoo NoCA group) for pulse on recruiter job…

Added by Maureen Sharib on February 4, 2009 at 6:39am — No Comments

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