Posts Tagged with "Attracting Talent"

Appreciating Your Interviewee

Monday, August 11, 2008

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Bottom-Line Up Front: Most managers don’t prepare well for their interviewees… That’s why most managers suck at it make mediocre hiring decisions. You’re a busy professional. You have a lot on your plate, your team is working overtime, and that ugly deadline is fast-approaching. Finally, the recruiter calls you with an interviewee. They send over [...]

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Developing a Network of Passive Seekers

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

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I saw this plate the other day… A few days ago, I wrote about how hard it is for good, employed job seekers to search for new work while retaining anonymity. But what if a candidate is not really “looking”, but also wouldn’t pass up the right opportunity if it, well, fell in their lap…? [...]

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Law of Attraction

Thursday, January 10, 2008

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Betty Mann reposted the following ad she found from The Long Tail blog post “For those of you who didn’t get Rock Band this Christmas” which requires linking both to TheLastMinute and AdGoodness. It’s a pretty funny ad, but you instantly… I mean INSTANTLY get what it’s saying… while you’re laughing about it. We (the [...]

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Re: Gen Y — ‘The Kids Are Alright’

Thursday, December 27, 2007

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Thanks to Shannon Seery Gude for twittering about a great read on Gen Y (aka “Millenials” or “iGen”) being really just the same as all other generations. Stephen Lynch writing at the NY Post got fed up with everyone complaining about the entitlement and know-it-all-ness of the globe’s next generation of leaders, movers and shakers, [...]

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Calendar: Personal Branding Summit – Free Nov. 8 2007

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

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Got a phone? Get registered for an incredible Personal Branding teleconference happening Thursday (two days from when I am writing this) and includes an incredible lineup of speakers from all over the world. This conference is FREE, but you must register, and then get on the phone during the section you want to learn. From [...]

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Top 10 Job Posting Tips

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

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I had training from Career Builder’s job-posting gurus today and they shared a few posting tips with me: Add Keywords — This means the job title and all other relevant information should be clearly listed, repeated, using various forms of words, alternate versions of the same words, etc. For example: Administrative = Admin, Clerical, Filing… [...]

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At Task Using Google Ads to Attract Job Applicants

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

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I noticed today that local Utah company @task  is using Google Ads to target audiences, looking to attract candidates to their career opportunities.  I wonder how it’s going for them.   Anybody over there listening? Feedback? Related Posts:Law of AttractionNow Hiring… Right Now!… Now! Now!The Revolution Will Not Be TelevisedLying Through Your Job PostingTips for More [...]

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Clock Building, Not Time-Telling

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

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Relevant to my post last week about things to change in the Recruiting industry, I am reminded of a concept in “Good to Great” and “Built to Last” discussing how to build greatness that lasts: Clock Building, Not Time-Telling Of course, it sounds simple on the surface (all good philosophical phrases are) but their implications [...]

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EVENT: Speaking on Mid-Career Development at PLUG Wed. 8-7

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

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Wednesday this week, I am speaking on Mid-Career Development at the Provo Linux User’s Group, which meets at United Online in Orem (directions, etc). Date: Wednesday Aug 8, 2007 Time: 7:30 PM Location: United Online PLUG: This month we have a unique guest presenter coming to PLUG. Robert Merrill from SOS Technical is coming to [...]

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Network With Meaning

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

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Dave Slusher of Evil Genius Chronicles has had enough with the newest, shiniest social networks clamoring for his attention: People invite me to services all the time. They want to connect to me on LinkedIn, Twitter, FaceBook. I appreciate that anyone cares and I get a little warmth from the sentiment. I’m not joining anything [...]

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