Click to go to Six Degrees From Dave Home Page Charity Poker Update! – This Thursday 6:15pm – Silicon Valley

by Jason Davis, Founder, The response has been overwhelming. The support has been overwhelming and the massive freaking out in my brain about the evening in general has been overwhelming. This coming Thursday night, as far as I know, will be the biggest charity poker tournament the recruiting industry has seen. It looks like […]

SHALLY: “Zuula is my new favorite Meta Search!”

By Shally Steckerl, Chief Cybersleuth, JobMachine * send Shally an email * read Shally’s bio OK I never really had a favorite because as many of you know I have always been very much “anti-metasearch.” I have long advocated that for deep research purposes aggregators are pretty much useless. Even UC Berkley agreed with me […]

13 Tips for Your Extreme LinkedIn Makeover

My buddy Dennis Smith, Staffing Manager of Engineering at T-Mobile was kind enough to direct me to his favorite Kawasaki, the star of today’s show: “Extreme Makeover, LinkedIn Edition!” Those who know, told Guy that he needed a makeover…so he gave Kay and Mike at Linkedin the reins and said, “Go get ’em!” Judge for […]

Sumo Wrestler VS Orangutan: Kinda Like Sourcing Gurus VS Old School Recruiting?

SO WHO YA GOT?!! I know I’m stretching it, but I couldn’t bear holding out from sharing this hilarious webvideo I played over and over and over …. I just love the Tug-of-War competition’s post recap of events What can I say, I love monkeys 🙂 Mark Newman at HireVue, comments: In a previous time […]

The Ultimate Resume? LinkedinaBox

Romulus Balazs, at Social Revolution, introduced me to an exceptionally cool widget: It’s called, “Linkedin A Box” “LinkedinABox” is a simple widget that can be embedded on any web page and provides a summary of your personal profile as presented in your Linkedin account. Your Log-in details will not be stored and will only be […]

Jet Setting $400M Time Magazine CEO on The Vineyard, 289 Employees Laid Off

289 employees laid off at Time Magazine FLASHBACK: TIMEWARNER CHAIRMAN PARSONS BILLS COMPANY FOR JET TRIPS TO HIS ITALIAN VINEYARD… ‘All in all, as you can see, we’re off to a terrific start in 2007. Hats off to everyone for the great work’ — Parsons in email to TIMEWARNER STAFF, 1/17/07… According to Advertising Age, […]


By Dave Mendoza, Partner, JobMachine & Master Cybersleuth Due to popular response, I am extending the Corporate Blogging discussion into a series. Today, Superfriends of Six Degrees, Glenn Gutmacher, Sourcing Guru Extraordinaire, and Steve “Levinator” Levy, add an insightful addendum to the points raised in Corporate Blogging for Talent: Means, Input, & Impact (CLICK HERE, […]

BILL VICK Interviews Dave Mendoza, “Paying-It-Forward”

CLICK HERE Courtesy of, Copyright Vick & Associates – 2006 all rights reserved The new audiobook “Big Biller” contains over 10 hours or interviews with Big Billers. Hear in their own words how they became and remain Big Billers and how you can follow in their footsteps. These are not just rambling war stories, […]


By Dave Mendoza, JobMachine, Inc. Partner, Master Cybersleuth A Corporate Careers Blog is a significant tool to enhance the employment brand of a staffing organization and it can likewise promote functionality by business group, corporate function, etc, with keyword attract content. The goal is to innovate within a nascent yet proven platform, and the first […]

JOB CREATION: 167,000 New Jobs, Economists Upgrade US Outlook After Surprisingly Strong Data

Jan 14 6:02 PM US/Eastern Compliments Breibart Economists are hastily upgrading their forecasts for the US economy after a series of surprisingly strong reports suggesting the so-called “soft landing” may be over and growth is accelerating. Over the past week, surprises have come in stronger-than-expected reports on US job creation, the trade balance and retail […]

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