• LOOK! UP IN THE SKY! IT’S YOUR BUSINESS! - Susan Stavitzski

    If you see someone pointing up at the sky and a crowd gathering, would you continue on your way without looking up? Not likely. It’s human nature to look because everyone else is looking. It’s human nature to buy what everyone else is buying. It’s human nature to like what everyone else likes. If there’s…
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  • HAVE A HIRE PURPOSE - Susan Stavitzski

    I think of the modern workplace as a Petri dish – a walling in of ideas that are maniacally forming, dividing, multiplying, bouncing off and absorbing into each other. There’s a growing legion of talented, driven people with increasing liberty to generate ideas. And a new form of life is bubbling up from the froth….
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  • TECHSPERTISE: Chip Trout on Snagajob Mobile - Susan Stavitzski

    Chip Trout doesn’t fish, incidentally, but as Snagajob’s manager of visual design, he has helped to develop a new product that changes the way employers fill hourly positions.  It’s called Snagajob Mobile, and in principle it’s like the unobtrusive, reliable and trusted Alfred to Batman hiring managers – on hand to support their heroic efforts…
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  • MOBILE HIRING MANIA! - Imani Holmes

    You surprised us. We didn’t realize how many hiring managers were out front adding an old-fashioned human touch to the customer experience with a smart phone in their holsters. The nature of your position is that you’re on the go, and naturally you’re prepared to take hiring with you. Our guiding purpose in developing mobile…
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  • Man vs. Machine: The Jeopardy Hiring Metaphor - Imani Holmes

    As I write this blog, I’m two-thirds through watching “Jeopardy!’s” IBM Challenge, a three-night battle between storied past champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, and $7-billion IBM supercomputer Watson. And for the first two nights, technology has trumped – make that trounced – the human touch. Fifteen years after chess champ Gary Kasparov short-circuited Deep…
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  • When Is Hiring Gambling? - Imani Holmes

    There is an interesting story that make the rounds recently about how President Barack Obama called Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie to thank him for hiring Michael Vick. This is the same Vick who served 18 months on a federal dog fighting rap and crawled back to the NFL as a second-string longshot chased by…
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