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When start-ups get AcquiHIRED

You might find yourself living in a beautiful house with a beautiful wife and you may ask yourself…Did I just get Acquihired? Yeah. Welcome to where the players play! Zoom in Google Earth style right smack dab in Silcone Valley. Swish over here. Swish you’re over there. Boom. There is ...

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Job Postings Have Been Hijacked? Do This Now.

Recruiters, have you ever Googled your job postings and surprised to find them on “other” job boards? You would think this is great marketing for your jobs, but it’s not. In fact, your job posting has been hijacked. Hijacking jobs is another form of job scraping. Categorically Indeed.com and Simplyhired.com ...

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When Recruiters Stop Calling

Quick! What is the most important recruiting tool you use? The one you need everyday. Is it LinkedIn, Outlook, or the internet? Nah, no way. It’s the phone. Do all the sourcing you want, but if you don’t pick up the phone you’re not recruiting. Period. End of story. Today ...

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Agency Recruiters vs Corporate Recruiters

Over on ERE.net, Lou Adler, wrote a piece called: Are External Recruiters better than their Corporate Counterparts.  Make sure you read the comments. It becomes Agency Recruiter vs Corporate Recruiter. Are External (agency) Recruiters better than Corporate Recruiters? I say no way! That’s like comparing Mighty Mouse to Super Man, ...

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Technical Testing is a Huge Fail

Congratulations! You sourced one heckava nerdy IT software developer. You had a great phone interview where you both made fun of the iPhone crowd, and totally agree Iron Man 2 was a let down. Now what? You gotta get this Pizza-eating-Mountain-Dew-drinking-Supernerdyfragilisticexpialidocious developer a technical interview. And, you’re dreading it because ...

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