Archive for November 2008

Share Somewhere between Congress and President Bush is a holiday gift for unemployed people whose benefits would otherwise be ending shortly.  If all goes according to plan, these peope will see their unemployment checks continue through the Christmas Holiday season.  It appears that this was stimulated by the recent jobless figures which show we are at a 16 year high with the number of people trying to find a jo
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Share Until recently, the only way for most companies to have their jobs found on the internet was to post them with a job board.  While the effectiveness of this recruitment marketing strategy has underwhelmed recruiters over the years, they have been left with little choice but to pay-post-and-pray.  Not only has the quality of the job board’s applicants gone down, but were it not for the resume database acce
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Share Please join us for this 1 hour webinar covering the topic of recruiting in a slumping economy and how a carefully thought out online recruiting effort can deliver a lower cost per hire, deliver consistent measurable results and generate a thriving database of passive candidates, even in the midst of budget cuts and job losses. Some of the things we will cover at this webinar are: Why Google is a better sourc
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Share Sorry, I’ve never been a big fan of unions and at a time when the US auto industry is on the brink of collapsing, it would seem to me that now would not be the time to dig in your heals.  Yet the United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger came out this week and said that the current state of the auto industry is not because of union contracts but because of the slumping economy.  While that may be
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Share It was only a matter of time.  As we all know Google has redefined the advertising and marketing business for every industry.  As a marketer of a product or service, why would I want to buy advertising anywhere other than where people are typing words into a search engine indicating exactly what product or service they are looking for?  Think about it, if you sold hot tubs in Denver what would make more se
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Share While the headlines read, “Sun Microsystems Cutting up to 6,000 Jobs“, one can find 364 open positions on the Sun Mircosystems corporate career site.  This is true for most of the companies who are in the news with job cuts so while the news tends towards doom and gloom, the fact is there are still a lot of great jobs out there you just have to know where to look. Recommend on Facebook Buzz it
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Share Good Morning America launched The Great American Job Fair this week in an effort to help more unemployeed Americans find a job and more importantly, good paying jobs.  In their first job fair in Atlanta, they got 80 different companies together who are all hiring people in the Atlanta area.  In addition, they also started the GMA Job Club which brings together a small group of job seekers in your area to of
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Share Join me at Lou Adlers “Official Rules for Hiring Top Talent” workshop in Los Angeles on Thusday, November 13th.  For more information click on this link, Hiring Top Talent. Here is the agenda for the day; AM Session: The Basics of Performance-based Hiring 8:30 am to 12:15 pm 1.     Using Performance-based Hiring to Improve Your Productivity 2.     The Psychology of the Top Performer 3.
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Share After spending the past 20 years hiring, training and managing employees and the past 6 years studying and implementing Search Engine Optimization techniques, I felt it was time to organize and simplify all the ways to “find a job” or recruit an employee online.  So much has changed in recruiting and job search since I made my first hire and if a job seeker or employer is keeping up, there are
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