March, 2006

I’ve Gone Global!

Mar 30, 2006 Posted by

I’m not quite sure what this says…just found it interesting that I show up on his (or her) blog list.  Enjoy the music!

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Beware What You Blog – Recruiters Are Watching

Mar 30, 2006 Posted by

The Boston Globe writes today that companies are increasingly surfing the internet to gain further insight into job applicants true side… "Employers hoping to gain insight into the character and personalities of job applicants are increasingly likely to peruse blogs, Google, and social sites such as MySpace.com and Friendster for clues about the applicants’ likes, […]

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What’s Wrong with France’s Workforce?

Mar 28, 2006 Posted by

It amazes me that the unions across the larger European nations continue to be a powerful and driving force in the workforce.  Case in point, at least one million protesters showed up in France yesterday to demonstrate against the CPE First Job Contract proposal.  In an effort to reduce youth unemployment that is reaching 23%, […]

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Is Fidelity Planning a Takeover of Hewitt?

Mar 22, 2006 Posted by

The simple answer is…I don’t think so.  But in a review on Hewitt’s recent SEC filings, I stumbled upon a Schedule 13G from none other than FMR (AKA Fidelity Investments) that stated the purchase of approximately 5.5% of the company.  For those of you unfamiliar with what a Schedule 13G is, here is a brief […]

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The Worst Evaluators of Talent

Mar 21, 2006 Posted by

You guessed it…the worst evaluator of your performance is…you yourself.  We all have a tendency to set a high value on our self-worth while typically devaluing our weaknesses.  Mark Cuban, the outspoken (and very rich) owner of the Dallas Mavericks had a great post about this on his blog recently… "…I learned a lot from […]

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