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The Recruiting Landscape from 60,000 Feet

Recruiting is critical to business even if not all executives buy into this idea – in reality, it is the future of any business. So, as long as capitalism is around ... more »

Unacceptable Casualties: Reducing Consultant Attrition

A veil of secrecy shrouds the sensitive subject of the casualty rate of "sales" consultants in the recruiting industry. Oddly, there is an equivalent aversion to discussi ... more »

SAY WHAT? You mean you never met that candidate!?

Unless you work exclusively on mid six figure executive searches and are always paid a retainer and travel expenses – your probably one of thousands of recruiters t ... more »

The Importance of 'You 2.0'

Computer software has undoubtedly had a profound impact on the recruiting industry during the past 30 years. With its help, not to mention the advent of the Internet, rec ... more »

Recession Proof Your Sales!

One of the coolest things about sales is that it is recession proof! Depending on what you sell and the value of it to your client consumer, the more recession proof it m ... more »

From Commodity to Consultant: Four mistakes that drag the staffing industry's reputation down, and how to overcome them.

There's not a manager or owner of a staffing company who likes the idea of being a "commodity," an expendable service that can be tossed aside when budgets get cut. But t ... more »

Applying an Extra Degree

At first glance, there doesn't seem to be a connection between social networking and contract staffing. However, there is a common theme, one that can help to boost your ... more »

A "Calling", Not a "Career"

The year was 1980 and I was a twenty four year old lieutenant in the Marine Corps. My commanding officer, a lieutenant colonel, was giving me guidance as an officer under ... more »

The Importance of 'You 3.0'

Last year, in the spring issue of Employment Marketplace, I wrote an article titled, "The Importance of 'You 2.0.'" In that article, I discussed how crucial it is for any ... more »

Tuning out the Noise

There’s a ton of buzz going on about the elephant in the room. You know what I mean...let’s not kid ourselves. Not one recruiter or placer I know is not at le ... more »