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Published: 2005-05-09T17:17:22-05:00

 



It's Clearer Than Reading Tea Leaves

2005-05-09T17:17:22-05:00

Last week the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its employment numbers for April. The summary is as follows: Employment rose in April, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.2 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department...



A Scavenger Hunt - For People

2005-04-25T17:31:08-05:00

I spent last week with customers and prospects. And 3 weeks ago talked to a LOT of people at ERE West. The verdict is in and the sentiment has definitely shifted with recruiters. Just as Hank posted a couple of...



Leapfrog

2005-04-22T15:03:07-05:00

Wake up. When it comes to solutions for Talent problems we in the west are not necessarily proposing the best solutions. Other parts of the world may leapfrog U.S. Read on... Headline: Reuters "Kenyans Text Messaging Their Way to Jobs"...



Dreamers...

2005-04-18T16:41:53-05:00

Channel surfin this weekend between the yard work and the errands, I caught a show (forget the channel) about transportation. The show focused on a few inventors - Talent - who have dedicated their lives to finding new modes and...



A Welcome Respite!

2005-04-13T16:17:41-05:00

Maybe you have noticed that I have not been a very active blogger lately. Even if you haven't noticed, I haven't been very active. I spent a few days at ERE West in San Diego which I will report on...



Who's Got The Power?

2005-04-11T15:05:31-05:00

Candidates have the power - again! See Michael Mandel's BusinessWeek commentary "Now Workers Can Flex Some Muscle" March 21, 2005. "In any economic expansion there comes a moment when the balance of power shifts to employees from employers - a...



Candidate Segmentation

2005-03-28T22:12:36-06:00

I've heard it a lot more in the last few months than ever. Customers and prospects are talking about candidate segmentation. Again the (lagging) parallel between marketing and sourcing is producing an increased interest in market segmentation and personalization in...



More March Madness

2005-03-23T12:14:58-06:00

There was an interesting comment posted last night to my first "March Madness" post from *Joe* (I think Joe is an alias because the email address posted was bogus, but that's OK I'll reply to anonymous comments:-) Joe's whole comment...



March Madness: Where Does Experiential Come In

2005-03-21T14:44:44-06:00

Like many people I spent a good portion of last weekend watching college basketball's March Madness. The opening rounds this year produced some of the best games I remember in a long time in both the men's tournament and the...



Talenteering -- Online Recruiting 2.0

2005-03-18T09:41:31-06:00

Jason Goldberg has a great post from yesterday on the Jobster blog on Online Recruiting 2.0. The thesis is a direct hit with my talenteering manifesto. Jason makes some great points in his post--read it. I am a firm believer...