New Recruiting Tool: Mention

   Mention is my new favorite tool for Twitter. It is Google Alerts on steroids. Mention is useful because it offers web alerts for brands, companies and individuals to track what is being said about them. I really like it as a recruiting tool too because I can setup Keywords ...

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How to Quickly Source Candidates

One day your Boss strolls into your cube and says, “we (meaning you) need to hire 10 Java Developers in a month.” Suddenly you panic, hyperventilate, grow dizzy, faint, then wake up and shout in a Scottish-like Scotty Star Trek sort of way…”I can’t do it! We need more Recruiting ...

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What Happens When Your Job is Canceled

Just as I was boarding the plane to New York, they canceled the NYC Marathon that evening. My wife had trained all year long. We thought that the race might be canceled but were very optimistic on Friday morning that the race was still on. Sometimes jobs are canceled in ...

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10 Steps to Build a Talent Pipeline

Hey, recruiters! When the economy is down the people you meet typically say “Oh my God! You’re a recruiter?!” and then they ask for your help. When the economy is up, the people you meet might look at you and think, “My gawd. Another recruiter!” and then dive behind a ...

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Doostang Acquires JobFox

Job board aggregators, how to put this delicately, are rip-offs. I mentioned JobFox once because they were using my jobs without my permission to load up their resume database.  Job seekers accused JobFox of running a rip-off resume writing service too. They got hit with lawsuits. They seemed to be ...

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