schedule

Employment Branding: The Maker Vs. The Manager

I recently rediscovered Paul Graham’s classic 2009 essay, “Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule,” and it’s making me reevaluate how I approach my work. In the article, Graham breaks information workers and… Get the Rest

professionalism

3 Ways To A Championship Interview

Interview blunders.  We all have the stories.  One of my recent favorites: Guy candidate who couldn't hold it any longer went #2 in the urinal vs. waiting for a

Stalking candidates

How Much Do We Really Need To Know About Our Candidates?

So, I've just dropped in my post for my favorite tools and gizmos of 2014 and I think there's something to be said about the Connectifier, 360Social, and

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The Resume Wasteland

"Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss."  Wall

5 faces

Recruit Like A Marketer: Add These 5 Marketers To Your Headcount

If you’ve read it in a blog post once, you’ve seen it re-tweeted, re-shared and re-posted 1000x. Recruiting=marketing. Or to some degree, recruiters should adopt elements of marketing

MCG

RECRUITER RECHARGE: How to Hire a Recruiter – Look for Macgyverisms

Editor's Note - Welcome to the Recruiter Recharge, a new series we're kicking off in conjunction with the uber-pro recruiting team at Newton Software. Each month, we'll do

Makeover

FOT List: The Top 5 Recruiters Who Are Great Marketers

Everybody loves lists.  Tim Sackett hates them.  But now that he's on them, he hates them less. We've got a webinar tomorrow at FOT called "The Recruiter Makeover: 7

i love my job

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

get over yourself

Get Over Yourself – How The Interview Should Tell Your Story

Hit on this article about how companies should stop talking about their products and/or services and instead tell their customer's stories. Brilliant - and also, fairly common sense. Translate this

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5 HR Safe Swear Words

I tend to use swear words.  Not all the time – I’m not like some sailor walking around the office dropping ‘F-Bombs’ all the time, but in select