Amitai Givertz's Blog – August 2008 Archive (15)

August 29 2008

As far as chit-chat and spit-spat go, this week has been one of the most active in the forums. With a cross section of topics, points of view and personalities clamoring for a voice John reminds us how to play nice.

Add your thoughts and comments to John's list of 10 "rules of engagement:"

Digging Into RecruitingBlogs.com v1.17

Happy Friday!…

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August 22, 2008

Today John contrasts coal with diamonds and asks:

Is recruiting a manipulative sport where human beings are precisely "Capital"? ...or is Recruiting a graceful endeavor where team building and consequence matter?
Why don't you dig in and see what you turn up: Digging Into RecruitingBlogs.com v1.16



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August 21, 2008

No doubt you'll know of Maureen Sharib and be familiar with her tips and techniques for telephone names sourcing. Well, it sounds like this guy shares Maureen's approach, a student perhaps?



Enjoy today's Third Party Thursday: Rick Probstein: The Secretary



Happy Thursday!… Continue

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August 21, 2008

No doubt you'll know Maureen Sharib and be familiar with her tips and techniques for telephone names sourcing. Well, it sounds like this guy shares Maureen's approach, a student perhaps?

Enjoy: Rick Probstein: The Secretary

Happy Thursday! Ami G.

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August 20, 2008

Well, the feedback on our spiffy new look has been very encouraging. Along with the changes in look we're going to start experimenting with some new formats for the daily feature.



Starting today I'll be posting the lead-in to the featured article on the sidebar. That way we can keep the content on the front page moving throughout the day with something fresh to greet you every time you visit. You can also navigate to the feature from any page on the site. How cool is… Continue

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August 15, 2008

TGIS (Thank Goodness, Its Sumser!)

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John's post today needs no introduction except to say we love it when Papa's grumpy!

Monster Baiting (or at least mental monster baiting)...That's funny because it's a play on words. It's not a mispelling. One of the toughest things about the web is that word play is hard to notice in a sea of bad grammar and terrible spelling. The tsunami of content generated by new publishing…
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August 14, 2008

Third Party Thursday

Closing the gap between Search and Hired!



A brilliant video from Scott Love that covers everything from improving performance across the board by 20%, physics, thermo dynamics, time compression, internet research, Britney Spears, boiling water, egg timers, tinnitus, and shopping with Heather Hamilton...and still leaves you with 55 minutes to finish up your… Continue

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August 12, 2008

Tutorial Tuesday

Teach something, learn something...



This week we are welcoming Ron Mason to the mix! Ron offers "Battle Tested Recruiting Training, Strategies and Coaching" and will be sharing some of his stuff with us on a regular basis.



So, check out his first piece. Ron gives us seven practical steps to take in his post: Referral Lead Creation - Creating an Abundance of Great… Continue

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August 11, 2008

Mendoza’s Monday Member Showcase

Dave Mendoza talks with one of our members...

This week Dave introduces us to a multilingual rainmaker who gives "global recruiting" a whole new meaning.



Rainer Jeske is not only a very interesting guy, he describes a recruiting landscape most of us would shrivel up in!



So get a glimpse of Rainer Jeske's world in… Continue

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August 10, 2008

That was the week that was...Week ending August 8, 2008

A round-up from the recruiting industry’s group blogs, portals and individual archives...



The vacation is finally over. back to bloggin'...



Mendoza’s Monday Member Showcase...

Meet Pat Cronin, Vice President of Volt Professional Search

Tutorial Tuesday...

Susan… Continue

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August 8, 2008

TGIS (Thank Goodness, Its Sumser!)

Digging Into RecruitingBlogs.com



Returning from a whirlwind of events, this week John returns to do some thoughtful number crunching:

It's 080808. Today, 6,000 Chinese couples are getting married to take advantage of the auspicious date. The Olympics start today. The date was picked for its inherent good fortune. That's the thing about numbers. They help further understanding. Repeatedly measuring the same thing…
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August 7, 2008

Third Party Thursday

Closing the gap between Search and Hired!



Margaret points out a number of compelling reasons why as an industry recruiting whole needs to get better, fast.

Recruiting is where it all begins. There is no employee development program on the planet that can rebirth a poor manager with poor competencies into a great leader if they fundamentally do not have the right behaviors, values and motivations. When then right core traits…
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August 5, 2008

Claudia’s Wednesday Wisdom

Claudia Faust advises on tricky situations, answers members' questions...



This week Sal Petrara asks:

Recently I have been experiencing a large number of people hanging up on me. What is driving the increase of this kind of behavior?
Claudia shares four tips in her answer and invites you to add tips five through 10:… Continue

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August 4, 2008

Mendoza’s Monday Member Showcase

Dave Mendoza talks with one of our members...

As if to test the six degrees of separation theory Dave and introduces us to Pat Cronin via shared connection Heather Gardner.



From Rookie of the Year to top executive Pat has much to share in… Continue

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August 3, 2008

That was the week that was...Week ending August 1, 2008

A round-up from the recruiting industry’s group blogs, portals and individual archives...



Wow! It's August and still no time for ice cream...



Mendoza’s Monday Member Showcase...

Meet Martin Warren, Australian Cybersleuth

Tutorial Tuesday...

Geoff Peterson with… Continue

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