What’s Black and White and Red All Over?

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What’s black and white and red all over? Watch the humor clip below from Jon Stewart to see the answer.

Do The Social Media Recruitment Tips Still Hold True From 6 Years Ago?

Web Based Recruitment

July 16, 2015 By Mike Taylor Leave a Comment It’s hard to believe as I write this post that I organised Europe’s first ever Social Media in Recruitment Conference back on the 16th July 2009 (6 years ago today). Candidate Attraction - Target Your Ideal Candidates.

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Cost Control Became the Motivator for VMS in 2009

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In fact, throughout the recession of 2009, our client deployments of VMS brought an increased emphasis on extended cost control as companies are placing increased scrutiny around the process of vendor selection, and trending certainly suggests an increase in business process outsourcing.

Five Biggest Changes for Staffing VMS in 2009

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This is an excerpt from a whitepaper that Matt Charney and I are writing on the five biggest changes in staffing vendor management for the year 2009: VMS 2.0: The Continued Importance of Social Media Bad news. Twitter, Facebook, and the myriad other social networks that have sprung up over the past few years aren’t going away. The good news? VMS stands uniquely positioned to capitalize on this trend, and the best firms are already beginning to integrate Web 2.0

Robots in Recruiting: The Implications of AI on Talent Acquisition

Sons, 2004) and Talent Management Technologies (HCI Press, 2009) and. Robots in Recruiting The Implications of AI on Talent Acquisition About the Author. 1 / 23 Allan Schweyer Allan Schweyer is the Founder of TMLU, Inc.

The Real Cause of the Great Upcoming Offshoring Crash of 2009

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If you follow the story out of India this morning, you’ll see the seed of what I predict will be known as the great offshoring crash of 2009. No doubt, authorities there will spin the Satyam crash as a one-man Indian Enron, but make no mistake: this will sting every player – investors and western companies dependent on offshore – like a Sambol #5 Hot Curry on a Lake Wobegon palate. The real cause of the offshore crash is that you can’t keep a good man down.

I have never recommended a book before. Till now. Buy it

Greg Savage

I started blogging and tweeting in about 2009. For several years, my brother Chris Savage, then the COO of the largest digital and marketing business in the southern hemisphere, ridiculed my social activities, describing them as ‘trivial’ and me as a ‘twat who tweets’.

Andy Headworth – Social Media Recruitment Book Launch

Web Based Recruitment

For those of you who remember that far back I ran Europe’s first ever Social Media in Recruitment Conference back in July 2009 and Andy kindly spoke at two out of the five Social Media Recruitment Conferences that I ran. Video Marketing & Social Media Advertising For Recruiters.

The Reserves Network Creates Bright Spot for the Rust Belt

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Saint Paul, MN ( PRWEB ) September 14, 2009 -- The recession has not been kind to Cleveland.

Recruitment Analytics in a Programmatic Sourcing Era

Allan is the author of the books, Talent Management Systems (Wiley & Sons, 2004) and Talent Management Technologies (HCI Press, 2009) and co-author. in a Programmatic Sourcing Era Recruitment Analytics 1 / 22 About the Author. Allan Schweyer Allan Schweyer is the Founder of TMLU, Inc.

Canada Is Recruiting Astronauts (and They Can Even Cry)

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The Canadian Space Agency is running a recruitment campaign for astronauts, the first time since 2009, and only the fourth time ever. Advertising & Marketing Featured

Two Marketing Trends to Watch in 2009

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Stealing from the Obama playbook If there’s one thing that happened in 2008 that portends the marketing trends for 2009 it was Obama’s stealth use of social media in lifting him from unknown who couldn’t even get a floor pass to the 2000 Democratic convention all the way to the nation’s highest office. The big difference for 2009 is vast improvements in CMS technology.

How Recruiters and Job Seekers Use Social Media in 2015 (Infographic)

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In 2009 , 12% of HR managers in the US said they had searched for applicants on social sites, 43% of whom reportedly reconsidered hiring candidates based in what they found on those social sites.

Big-Time Tempworks Contributor

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Prominent Newsletter Coverage Hassan also got some prominent coverage in the Tempworks June 2009 Newsletter : What are the contributing factors to his happiness and success at TempWorks?

Gas or SAAS? The Reality Behind Salesforce.Com’s Cloud Computing

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reply Trevor Miles - March 23rd, 2009 at 7:02 pm PDT While I can see this as a cost advantage to SFDC, I am struggling to see how this translates into a cost advantage for people using force.com.

One Safe Prediction for 2010: The Death of Vendor Press Releases

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You can always ride on one safe prediction: forecasting something that already happened. That’s the case with vendor press releases. You know what those are, right?

The Race Is On for Enterprise Social Media Integration

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The race is on. The social media revolution has happened and no stone is being left unturned. Not for Pepsi. Not for Tiger. And not for enterprise software companies either.

How a No-Armed Man Once Saved My Life

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[with the biggest blizzard of the century supposedly about to hit Minnesota, i pulled out this story of mine as a warning to any who dare defy mother nature] Assumptions can cost you dearly. One I made once almost cost me my life.

Instaff Surges as Recovery Takes Hold

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Tempworks client and text-messaging partner Instaff is surging as the recovery takes hold. The Memphis Business Journal interview of Instaff CEO Beth Garvey revealed that it recently received orders totaling more than $5 million for 585 temporary positions at five companies.

Why Recruiters Need to Brand Themselves

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With all the talk of employment branding you’d think that most recruiters would have long since figured out how to brand themselves, but it ain’t so. The shoemakers children once again go barefoot. In this clip I encourage recruiters to take their personal brand seriously and seize the day.

The TempWorks Payroll Funding Team Does St. Paul

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I can’t say enough good things about the TempWorks payroll funding team. Efficient. Caring. Intelligent. Empathetic. Patient. Capable of taking on stressful projects and completing them on time and with a smile.

Temp Nursing Industry Attacked Again in Media

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Last week I wrote about a flawed article in the LATimes that sought to discredit the temp nursing industry, and this week a public radio station in Southern California took the story further.

Smoking Still Trumps Twitter for Inter-departmental Communications

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TempWorks employees out enjoying a break in the middle of a post-blizzard wind-storm. They say that the only people that know what happens in other departments are the smokers. There’s still truth to that

Environmental Whacko Embraces Mean-Business: Live Demo of Tempworks Paperless Employment

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Employers can eliminate on-boarding paperwork with TempWorks paperless solutions. TempWorks developer Brandon Johnson demonstrates how an employment candidate could submit W4 and other paperwork

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The Fallacy of Social Media

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It's a fallacy that social media replaces the ATS or for that matter job boards. Email didn't replace the fax, the fax didn't replace the letter, the letter didn't replace the personal visit etc ad nauseum. Things evolve. New, thriving job boards emerge in niche spaces on a regular basis.

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Analyst Continues Hold Position on Monster (MWW)

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Investment banking house Stifel Nicolaus maintained its hold rating on Monster.com (ticker MWW ) , discounting any benefit MWW may have gained from an improved job economy worldwide.

The Onion: Temp Worker Hides Fun Life from Perm Co-Workers

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[link] The Onion succeeds with this humoristic piece because it’s as believable as it is ludicrous

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Los Angeles Times Posts Flawed Article Attacking Temp Nursing Firms

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Where to begin? Let’s start with the title. The headline “A Times Investigation” is incorrect. It was not a Times investigation. It was done by a Charles Ornstein, a member of “citizen journalism” group propublica.org , a site that “shines a light on exploitation of the weak by the strong” (cough).

Rebuttal to My Competitor’s Post on Healthcare

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My competitor Jason Lander keeps a great blog on staffing and VMS, but his recent post on healthcare in Canada didn’t sit right with me, particularly comments to the effect that private market forces (like profit-seeking businesses) detrimentally impact healthcare delivery in the USA.

Microsoft Showcases TempWorks as Model.Net/WPF Software

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Congratulations to my guys for working closely with Microsoft on design principles that among other things netted us a #1 position on Microsoft’s.Net showcasing site

Barbarian’s at the Gate

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Once upon a time some brash young programmers changed a lot of things at TempWorks. And they created a video to tell about it

Interviews with Tempworks Green Employment Developers

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Video Demonstration of Paperless Employment Forms

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Brandon Johnson, Product Manager of TempWorks DocCenter, gives a quick walk through of a job candidate filling out requisite paperwork online. Check out our recent press release for more information. Special thanks to Drew Bommett of TempWorks for conducting the interview

Video Clip of TempWorks Staff in the Midst of a Cutover

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I caught Jathan Moline and Alisha Arnold in the midst of a big cutover going on at Tempworks this weekend

How an Impromptu Promotional Clip on Time Clocks Went Viral

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Ok maybe not LonelyGirl15 viral, but for a slapped-together, boss-walking-around-the-office-with-camera doing blatant self-promotion video, hitting the 1k view mark is pretty cool. At first I just stuck it on my blog. Then our newsletter editor picked it up as a sound-bite for the month.

Pay-Per-Click Still the Crowned Prince of Inbound Marketing

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Say what you want about social media and organic search results, pay-per-click is still the crowned prince of lead generation. I’m reposting this clip I did on search engine guru Clint Danks of Thinksem , a consultancy that handles our pay-per-click advertising with Google and others.

How to Lose a Star Performer In 10 Days

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This is a repost of my Dad's story about how he built that company up a New York based technical services company and ended up leaving it for Manpower in 1966: Take This Job and Shove It The company was doing about $2.5 million in sales when I joined [in the early 1960s].

Career Builder Soon to Have Monster Problems

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I’ve been using Careeer Builder on and off over the last few years to search for candidates. My usual process is to enter my skill criteria “Microsoft SQL Programmer and Accounting”, and out it spits a list of candidates. Beaucoup candidates. Too many, and that’s been the problem.

Unemployment by Metro Area?

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Popular finance blogger Paul Kedrosky posted this graph of unemployment rates across 50 metro areas but he doesn’t give a source for the data and a lot of it seems suspect.