31
MAY
2010

Best Employment Websites: 14th Annual Webby Award Winners and Nominees

The web is an integral part of today’s job search. The Webby Awards recognize the best of Internet excellence. This year’s Webby winners in the Employment category are a varied mix of resourceful corporate windows and engaging online experiences. Webby Award Winner START T
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27
MAY
2010

A, B or C? Do Job Performance Metrics Make the Grade?

A Players: We want them on our team. We encourage team members to be more like them. We spend millions of dollars annually on trying to find them. Our hiring managers always talk about them. But how do you know an A Player when you see one? And what do A Players mean to your company?
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24
MAY
2010

Recruiting Lessons from LOST

The TV show LOST ended Sunday night with its final show and a new hire. Someone had to take Jacob’s job. Six seasons stranded on a remote Pacific island amounted to a job search – many candidates today go through the same hell!  One candidate must keep evil from escaping t
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21
MAY
2010

Stringing Candidates Along: Keywords and Search Queries for Online Sourcing

In many ways the Internet still seems like a bit of hocus pocus magic. You want something and poof! It’s there! (In a virtual sort of way). But remember those stories of genies in a bottle? When someone makes a wish and it goes terribly wrong because they weren’t 100% clea
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20
MAY
2010

You Promised It – Now It’s Time to Deliver!

You sourced. You recruited. You selected.  You spent weeks courting just the right person to join your team and take your company in new and exciting directions. This person starts tomorrow. Now what? When new employees arrive the process of on-boarding begins. (Of course every compan
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18
MAY
2010

Healthcare Reform & Recession: How New Lows and Laws Affect Healthcare Jobs

Give us your sick, your tired, your huddled masses yearning to get well. Whether the Dow goes up or down, or Congress passes a ridiculous bill into law, our healthcare professionals stand by ready to give another round of flu shots, treat an injury, and face the ongoing battle with li
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16
MAY
2010

Sowing the Seeds of Disdain.

I spent this weekend at the University of Wisconsin to watch my niece graduate with a Bachelor’s degree from one of the country’s premier institutions of higher learning. It was an absolute thrill to watch her walk the platform, receive her degree, and join more than 2,000
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