Chasing Dreams

The Dream Chaser

I was just as shocked as all of you. I couldn’t believe what had just happened. I finally got mad enough to walk out of that comfy-corner-office-HR-Director job… with no… Get the Rest

Tim Sackett - LinkedIn Influencer

LinkedIn Influencer – FOT Style

So, I'm guessing many of you know about LinkedIn's Influencers.  These are usually folks like: Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Jack Welch, Deepak Chopra, Barack Obama, Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn's

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7 reasons I Love Recruiting!

Hi, my name is Tim Sackett, and I love recruiting.  Yes, it is considered an illness by many (Hi, SHRM ladies!).  Yes, I'm probably addicted.  So, for this

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I Got Hired On Match.com

During the recent break I got to watch a ton of of TV, and I noticed that dating websites ramp up the commercials during the holidays! I also

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Sackadamus Gives His 2014 Predictions

The Annual Sackadamus FOT Predictions have become legendary, primarily for their uncanny accuracy and for the simple fact no one is willing to go out on such

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No New Art

Before you review this article, do me a personal favor and click this link—it's only 600 words or so but it will provide some useful context. Last line of

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5 Secrets From LinkedIn’s Recruiter Certification Test

A few weeks back, LinkedIn (LI) made a big splash at their annual Talent Connect conference when they launched their new LinkedIn Recruiter Certification. Immediately, everyone in the

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The Future of Recruiting Tools

What tools are you currently using to find candidates? -Resume databases – probably 90% of recruiters (internal and external). -LinkedIn – probably 75% of recruiters with professional type openings. -Facebook –

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Anonymous or Full Disclosure on LinkedIn?

A few weeks back I wrote a piece on stalking on LinkedIn. It really gave me pause, thinking about how it looks to have all these so

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What I Learned From My Social Sabbatical

Editor's Note: This is William's first post on FOT since announcing his social sabbatical this past May.  Nothing AND everything. I've been away from social media since early June. Not that