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The Next ERE Meetup is August 17th

We had a great time at our last meetup. If you missed you opportunity to attend, you’ll get another opportunity to meet with your peers. If you have any pictures from the last meetup, you can upload them and see the…

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Employees Want Stability, Money

“Give me a job, give me security, give me a chance to survive. I’m just a poor soul in the unemployment line. My God I’m hardly alive.” When Styx first sang that 32 years ago, the Netherlands went to the…

Employee Referrals

Referral Recruiting: Duh!

It has been interesting to note the recent re-emergence of referral recruiting ventures and ideas. Duh, everybody knows that (employee) referrals have been the No. 1 source of hires forever (as indicated by CareerXroads), and that according to professor Granovetter’s…

Corporate Recruiting

Easy In, Easy Out: Keeping Recruiting Simple

How much should we let chance and circumstances define who we hire, rather than continue to invest time in tough screening and many interviews? In the simplest terms, should (and maybe even does?) randomness play a large role in selection?…

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Next Half of 2010: Same Old, Same Old

The stock market is worried. The Conference Board says a rise in its Employment Trends Index is a sign of loss of optimism. The CareerBuilder / USA Today survey says 41 percent of employers plan to hire in the coming…