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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 11 of a Continuing Series

Rule 3’s 10 parts: 1.  carry on my reflections 2.  in due order, 3.  commencing with the most simple 4.  and easy to understand, 5.  in order to rise little by little, 6.  or by degrees, 7.  to knowledge of the most complex, 8.  assuming an order, 9.  even if a fictitious one, among those […]

“Friends: It isn’t just business, it’s personal.” – Part 38 of a Continuing Series

The following passage can be found, here: http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/m/machiavelli/niccolo/m149p/chapter22.html Today, please give your mind and heart over to it. We’ll begn to break it down tomorrow. And, do remember we’re working on the Stay or Go tactic as applied to hiring managers. For your deep pleasure: The Prince Chapter 22 Concerning the Secretaries of Princes THE […]

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 10 of a Continuing Series

Rules 3’s 10 parts: 1. carry on my reflections 2. in due order, 3. commencing with the most simple 4. and easy to understand, 5. in order to rise little by little, 6. or by degrees, 7. to knowledge of the most complex, 8. assuming an order, 9. even if a fictitious one, among those […]

“Friends: It isn’t just business, it’s personal.” – Part 37 of a Continuing Series

It’s so hard to let go of Need to Know. What a powerful tactic, driven by even more powerful, much mightier strategies. But, for recruiting’s good sake, we must move on! Stay or Go? I’m hoping you really nailed this tactic relative to your candidates. If there’s anything I might have left unfinished on that […]

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 9 of a Continuing Series

Here’s number three again: “The third was to carry on my reflections in due order, commencing with the most simple and easy to understand, in order to rise little by little, or by degrees, to knowledge of the most complex, assuming an order, even if a fictitious one, among those which do not follow a […]

“Friends: It isn’t just business, it’s personal.” – Part 36 of a Continuing Series

What’s your security clearance? Me, I am confident that I am completely cleared to be lied to by any intelligence agent that met me. I am NOT on a need to know basis for the security of our nation. Perhaps that’s my loss, but, at least I understand the lowly nature of my status were […]

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 8 of a Continuing Series

Here’s Rene’s 3rd Rule again: “The third was to carry on my reflections in due order, commencing with the most simple and easy to understand, in order to rise little by little, or by degrees, to knowledge of the most complex, assuming an order, even if a fictitious one, among those which do not follow […]

“Friends: It isn’t just business, it’s personal.” – Part 35 of a Continuing Series

So now we turn to the scary side of the street. Clients, prospects, marketing, selling. Before we look to see what our three first contact tactics have already taught us, let me share the principle that the best recruiters always teach me, over and over again. A recruiting call IS a marketing call, which of […]

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 7 of a Continuing Series

We seek doubt-free certainty; and, we will divide any difficulty down, down, down, until its parts are so small that dealing with each part is, in itself, the easiest, simplest thing possible. Did you learn to do things like that in school? I didn’t. If I’m whining, now, I apologize in advance, but whine away […]

“Friends: It isn’t just business, it’s personal.” – Part 34 of a Continuing Series

I sneaked in a very advanced mental skill, yesterday, without much fanfare. Care to guess what it was? It was the ability to see a strategy hidden, deep inside a tactic. One of the ways to learn this advanced skill is to meditate upon the Yin Yang. There are many ways to represent what the […]