Archive for March 2010

Share The US Department of Labor released its latest statistics to show a current unemployment rate of 10.4% (The percent of the labor force that is unemployed). Just for a moment, close your eyes and think about how your life would be affected without your current job. As we all know, companies began to feel the pain of our economic downturn in 2008.  As a result, the massive  layoffs began and continued throug
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Share Will Your Social Media Activity Affect Your Ability To Land Your Next Job Or Keep Your Current One??? Good, bad, or indifferent, Social Media is here to stay.  For many of us in the areas of Recruiting and Human Resources, Social Media can be a blessing and a curse for our candidates, employees, and friends. Every day we learn more and more about how to search Social Media more efficiently and effectively.
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Share This past week I was working on a few things at a coffee shop and received a call from a candidate about a position I was trying to fill.  Our conversation went on for about 20 minutes, and at it’s conclusion I received a tap on the shoulder by a gentleman who was sitting next to me.  He didn’t want to disturb me but wanted to thank me for keeping my voice down throughout my conversation.  He w
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Share REMEMBER CELL PHONE NUMBERS GO PUBLIC THIS MONTH THEY ARE BEING RELEASED TO TELEMARKETING COMPANIES AND YOU WILL START TO RECEIVE CALLS,  YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS. To keep this from happening, call this number from your cell phone: 888-382-1222.  It is the national do not call list.  It will only take a short time and it blocks your number for five years.  You need to call from the cell number
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Share Yesterday afternoon I sat watching my daughter participate in a gymnastics meet in downtown Minneapolis. I spoke with my daughter’s coach and he told me how proud he is of these young girls who work so hard during the 3 hour training sessions they have after school 2 days a week.  He went on to complement the fact that they do it with extremely packed schedules and  that many of the girls on team also
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Share A friend of the Jobs Guys in Minneapolis is looking for a Sr. Data Warehouse Engineer  for a permanent position.  Interested, see below and let me know if I can connect the dots. Feel free to contact me at sfeinberg.thejobsguys@gmail.com or at 612-306-7907. The client is located in the South East Region of  the Twin Cities,  a  4 year degree is highly preferred, 5 years of previous experience in a 
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Share A friend of the Jobs Guys in Minneapolis is looking for an Oracle R12 Financials BA for a 12 month engagement.  Interested, see below and let me know if I can connect the dots. Feel free to contact me at sfeinberg.thejobsguys@gmail.com We are seeking a Senior Oracle Functional Accounts Receivable Analyst with a thorough understanding of accounting and financial business processes who excels under demanding p
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Share In my 10 plus years in recruiting, I have had the good fortune to meet some of the greatest candidates who I’ve yet to put to work. That may seem a bit strange given the purpose of a recruiter. Take a great job, find a great candidate, place them in that job and move on to the next job (and get paid for the placement in some way.) Don’t get me wrong, I’ve put to work many phenomenal talented
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