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Fukushima Radiation – Homeless To Clean Up?
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A man named Seiji Sasa is on a mission – recruiting homeless people from the Sendai Train Station for labor on the worst job in the world, cleaning up the nuclear waste of Fukushima. According to Sasa – the homeless …

TalentBin CEO Reveals How The Service Scours The Web For Perfect Job Candidates TalentBin CEO Reveals How The Service Scours The Web For Perfect Job Candidates

TalentBin, a new service to help recruiters find suitable job candidates, is launching today and it hopes to turn the entire web into a talent-sourcing database. TalentBin is founded on the principle that, instead of putting out a notice and …

Social Networks Positive For Job Recruiters

Sixty-eight percent of staffing and recruiting professionals say they use social networks at least occasionally to source candidates, according to an online survey from Bullhorn, "Making the Most of the New Tools: How online resources impact placement ratios, time-to-fill and profitability."

What is it with These Recruiters?

I love recruiters, they form a very important niche in our economy, they call people, and they ask them if they would be interested in a job, but are they paying attention to what people want?

Monster Heating Up Job Boards Battle

Job boards stand to gain tremendously over the next several years, and the competition between two of the top sites, Monster and CareerBuilder, will increase along with those markets.

Recruiters for MSN or Data Miners?

I had a chilling experience the other day. A man from Kenexa called me, ostensibly to recruit me for a job in New York as a Search Marketing Analyst for Microsoft’s new MSN search engine.

Are Headhunters Calling You… Or Ignoring You?

In my former life as a recruiter (also affectionately referred to as “headhunter”) I received hundreds of resumes a week from all parts of the country. The statement that a person’s resume gets a 15 second read is not far from the truth. In fact, 15 seconds is a generous assumption. In reality, a resume must capture the recruiter’s attention in the first five seconds to avoid the round file. Candidates can greatly improve their chance of catching the recruiter’s attention by following three simple rules: use the correct format, include plenty of quantifiable accomplishments and sprinkle liberally with appropriate keywords.