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Thank You Qualigence, Jay Dee and Congrats to ERE Foundation

I want to take this opportunity to thank Steve Lowisz, CEO at Qualigence for his willingness to sponsor Six Degrees on behalf of’s charity tournament in Toronto. I want to thank Jason and Michelle Davis for their uncontested ability to host an occasion among peers and make it a first class affair, from the […]

SEAN REHDER:’s Poker for Charity Event 2006

My poker pal at the ERE Foundation Tournament and Contingent Workforce Guru, Sean Rehder has developed a wonderful video blog format at his new site,, the Web 2.0 version of his prior efforts. Thanks to his video splicing talents, among others, he has assembled the perfect tribute to my dubious poker playing abilities and […]

El Dave’s Analog Design Search Engine

By Dave Mendoza, Strategic Tools & Sourcing Management Consultant and JobMachine, Inc. Partner. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could easily build a search engine on your blog or website tailored to the topics and areas you know and love the most? You’re not alone if you’d like that — Google has listened to partners […]

Weekend Review: In India, Even Google Finds job Recruiting Tough

Google can’t find talent in India? Compliments to Jimmy Stroud at Jim Stroud 2.0 October 11, 2006 There might be more than a billion people in India, but even an internet superstar such as Google has trouble recruiting talented locals in its South Asian operations, a board member said. “I know first hand that we’ve […]

Help Carl’s Cause: Breast Cancer Awareness Within The Blogosphere

We have all been touched by cancer, somewhere in our lives, please visit the site below. I think a link on your blog or an email to your friends would be an appropriate way to spread the word. It is a very important cause. Won’t you help? Visit the website. Carl at Confessions of an […]

THE STEVE LEVY SERIES, Part 2. “Why Can’t We Land A Superstar?”

By Steve Levy, Principal outside– the– box Consulting Talent Acquisition and Organizational Effectiveness Consulting Part 2 of Three In A Series Right off, I’ll admit that I’m a huge fan of Lou Adler: I like him personally and professionally. His concept of performance based hiring (what I refer to as 1X2X3 – one by two by three […]


By Dave Mendoza, Strategic Tools & Sourcing Management Consultant and JobMachine, Inc. Partner. Too often, recruiters within engineering environments tend to assume priority keywords and niche sites to locate passive talent. Given the opportunity costs inherent in the trial and error approach, isn’t an Engineering-Centric approach to Sourcing a rational, time and cost conserving strategy […]

EXCELER8ION: Review of the Fortune 500 Corporate Recruiting Blogs

Another fantastic post by Julian & Shannon at Exceler8ion, the premier blog covering marketing/advertising issues effecting the recruitment industry. Published by Shannon, September 26th, 2006 in Interactive Recruitment Marketing, Blogs, employer brand, Social Media I have been following Easton Ellsworth’s review of the 10 largest Fortune 500 companies. He has posted a list of his […]

SHALLY: Signal To Noise Ratio

by Shally Steckerl, Founder at JobMachine, Inc. & Manager Sourcing Research, at Microsoft CyberSleuthing! …or how to really mine the web for candidates Expert research strategy from What in 2004 started as a risky move when a few of us stuck our necks out to vulnerably make public our thoughts in an open forum […]

THE STEVE LEVY SERIES: Recruiting and Finance – A Happy Marriage

By Steve Levy, Principal outsideâ– theâ– box Consulting Talent Acquisition and Organizational Effectiveness Consulting First In A Series It may be because I’m a bit more weathered than the average recruiter – looking that is (it might have something to do with being a lifeguard at Jones Beach for 30 years) – but I still take great […]

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