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Just Where is Steven Berkowitz?????

Robert Scoble’s got a nice post about Youtube and Ballmer making comments…the post has some interesting detractors in the comments…I like this part the best he says: “The thing is, YouTube is two SEPARATE things: 1) the technology. 2) the community/brand.” I agree, most people focus too much on the technology. But here’s my bigger […]

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TECHCocktail2 is October 12th in Chicago

Just a reminder that TECHCocktail2 is Thursday!!! It will be held at Grammercy, 2438 Lincoln Avenue, Chicago – 6:30PM See you there. Be sure to RSVP…. I’ll be wearing a bright orange shirt for the October season…  

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Recruting Best Practice : Brightcove

At 11:10PM EDT today, I got an e-mail from an actual Brightcove employee in Boston, yes actually living in the same time zone in the company, reading and then replying to my resume! Let me repeat, a real live person was reading my resume and physically at 11:10PM!!! Wow!!! This tells me some things: 1) The […]

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Cutting Edge Sourcing at Fox Interactive Media

Human Capital Management, HR Technology Conference 2006 #9 Virtual Edge Software: Roger Coker – VE Pilot: – Zero-Talent Outages – Succession not Replacement – 360 view of talent pipeline Fox Interactive Media: Conrad McGinnis 50% Professional 35% College 15% Other FIM Talent Sources 35% Employee Referral Program 25% Direct Sourcing 15% Job Boards 25% Our […]

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Creating Global Recruiting at Time Warner

Human Capital Management, HR Technology Conference 2006 #9, Time Warner – TWX A fabulous introduction of Maggie Rubey Lynch, Corporate VP, Worldwide Recruitment & Executive Search, Time Warner by Deb Besner, CEO of Brassring opened the session (Time Warner uses Brassring for their employment/jobs portal), Lauren Levine a member of Maggie’s team also participated in […]

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Hess Corporation Hopes to Strike Oil with a Talent Management Suite

Human Capital Management, HR Technology Conference 2006 #9***Standing room only session*** This was a great session where you learned about how to truly implement complex change across an organization. Brian Bohling, SVP HR, Hess Corp. Hess, $18 million case with Authoria 86 of Fortune 100 $23 Billion in revenue 12,000 employees Headquarters in NYC Authoria […]

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Chicago GSB, Generation X and Some Changes Needed in Online Recruiting

As part of my ongoing discussions regarding the coming transformations in online recruiting, I will need to discuss the growing obsolescence and misleading nature of college and campus recruiting programs (The education is great, the actual access to certain career paths is not – I can say this as an alumni of the University of Chicago GSB MBA program). These serve […]

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