Amitai Givertz's Blog – November 2007 Archive (23)

Google Reader now knows your tastes

On the Radar: Friday, November 30th, 2007

Josh Lowensohn posts on Webware:

Google's RSS reader...got some handy updates last night. The most interesting of the bunch is a new recommendations system that will suggest feeds you might enjoy based on two things:

1. Feeds you're already subscribed to in Google Reader

2. Your Google Web history, including things you've…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 30, 2007 at 9:27pm — No Comments

TW3...Week ending November 30th, 2007

Closing out the November, here is this week's round-up from the recruiting industry’s group blogs, portals and individual archives posted on Recruiting.com...



Browse the archives of "That was the week that was..."…



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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 30, 2007 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Personal branding for multifaceted talent

On the Radar: Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Pamela Slim who writes the Escape from Cubicle Nation blog answers a question posed on the NYT's Shifting Careers column:

A savvy reader pointed out that on the same day that I linked to a smart post by Pamela Slim, an entrepreneur/blogger/consultant, she blogged…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 29, 2007 at 8:10am — No Comments

Recruiting 2.0 list published

On the Radar: Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

EVERYTHING 2.0 posts a list of over 150 ways to recruit or book better people, manage your career, or find jobs & gigs more efficiently & effectively.

Check it out...

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What is "Flock?"

On the Radar: Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

According to new browser's site:

The web, and the way people engage online, has evolved dramatically over the past decade. But web browsers - the application that fundamentally enables online experiences and services across ones' connected life - have not kept pace.

I guess the same could be said for applicant tracking systems.…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 27, 2007 at 11:30pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Growing Faster than Facebook and MySpace

On the Radar: Monday, November 26th, 2007

MarketingShift notes:

According to Nielsen NetRatings MySpace had more unique users in October than the other social nets, but LinkedIn grew the fastest:

BizReport curiously reports that Facebook had the highest growth rate at 125%, so I guess they don't consider LinkedIn in the same category even though it grew by 189…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 26, 2007 at 7:46am — No Comments

TW3...Week ending November 23rd, 2007

A light week for posting, here is this week's round-up from the recruiting industry’s group blogs, portals and individual archives posted on Recruiting.com...



...and an archived digest of "That was the week that was..."…



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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 26, 2007 at 6:42am — No Comments

Recruiting and Social Media

On the Radar: Monday, November 19th, 2007

Misha Cornes writes on Organic's blog:

This week Shane Ginsberg and I spoke at Organic's HR offsite in beautiful Sonoma County. The interactive industry is once again experiencing a major hiring crunch, and we talked about ways to use social media to reach great…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 19, 2007 at 7:30am — No Comments

TW3...Week ending November 16th, 2007

Here is this week's round-up from the recruiting industry’s group blogs, portals and individual archives posted on Recruiting.com...



...and an archived digest of "That was the week that was..."



Week ending… Continue

Added by Amitai Givertz on November 18, 2007 at 9:10pm — No Comments

10 Minute Mail

On the Radar: Friday, November 16th, 2007

It is what it says it is - an email address that's good for 10 minutes!

Why would you use this? Maybe you want to sign up for a site which requires that you provide an e-mail address to send a validation e-mail to. And maybe you don't want to give up your real e-mail address and end up on a bunch of spam lists.…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 16, 2007 at 11:30pm — No Comments

A new twist: peer-to-peer job search community

On the Radar: Thursday, November 15th, 2007

TugLink.com launches with this to say about why:

TugLink.com is an online peer-to-peer job search community where members help each other land interviews for desired jobs. The name TugLink is meant to imply that company insiders help candidates get “linked” with jobs they desire by giving them a “tug”,…

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BlogRush: Gold in them thar widgets

On the Radar: Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

According to BlogRush:

BlogRush is a free service that was created to help bloggers solve their #1 need: More Readers For Their Blog.

By adding the BlogRush Widget to a blog, a blogger can get instant distribution for their latest blog post titles across a network of related…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 14, 2007 at 7:39am — No Comments

Uncommon Sourcing Techniques That Uncover High Value Talent

On the Radar: Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Courtsesy of LinkedIn and Recruiting Trends:

If you ever wanted to find out from the pros how to uncover hard to find candidates, you couldn't assemble a better team than this:

Chris Murdock, Executive Sourcer,…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 13, 2007 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Thank God, another job search engine [and white paper of course!]

On the Radar: Monday, November 12th, 2007

From our friends at JobDig, LinkUp:

Our Goal - To Build The Best Job Site On The Web

LinkUp is a leading job search engine that exposes the hidden job market. We conveniently connect you with real jobs from real…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 12, 2007 at 7:30am — No Comments

TW3...Week ending November 9th, 2007

I' ve added Jim Stroud's Multimedia to the mix in the weekly round-up from the recruiting industry’s group blogs, portals and individual archives posted on Recruiting.com...



...and now archived of the weekly digest "That was the week that was..."…



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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 10, 2007 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Tapping qualified candidates an old-fashioned way, going to the well

On the Radar: Friday, November 9th, 2007

HRLive regularly updates who is laying off workers and where its happening. The searchable database lets you customoze the search and gives you an estimate of the number of people affected.

Hardly, new -- HRLive been around for years -- the tool from JWT is worth revisiting if you want the most active of active candidates to keep you…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 9, 2007 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Reinventing Recruiting.com? Digg this...

On the Radar: Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Harrison Hoffman on
Webware:

For those who are not familiar with Spotplex, it offers up a snippet of code that blog owners can install on their site. That snippet does two things. First, it provides information about its traffic to the blog owner, much like…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 8, 2007 at 5:47am — 1 Comment

Would you hire Suddaim Hussain?

On the Radar: Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

For those who want to take screening and assessment to a new level, check out the SimilarMinds personality engine.

Once you've determined that you are like Mahatma Gandhi or Albert Einstein or Greta Garbo you can connect with similar "minds" around the globe.

Enjoy...

Added by Amitai Givertz on November 7, 2007 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Disposable resumes, postings and wikis-on-the-fly

On the Radar: Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Things that make you go "Hmmm..."

disposableWebPage.com - Disposable Web Page is now here! You can create a disposable web page with as little effort as a few key strokes and start right away at filling up the page with the content you want.

Disposable web page offers you the…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 6, 2007 at 8:00am — No Comments

Yahoo Kickstarts Business Networking Wars

On the Radar: Monday, November 5th, 2007

Erika Morphy writes on TechNewsWorld:

Yahoo may be too late to the social networking game to attract anything like the 50 million members who call Facebook home or the 200 million nestled on MySpace. Still, the Internet portal…

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Added by Amitai Givertz on November 5, 2007 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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