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ObjectTime Grabs The Best 1

ObjectTime Grabs The Best

By snaring Rob Rose and Jean-Pierre Jauvin — two of the top sales and marketing executives at Cognos Inc. — in the past two weeks, Kanata-based ObjecTime Ltd. is giving the local technology industry a rare glimpse of unbridled ambition. While high-tech companies have been raiding each other for executive talent for years, the campaign […]

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Extreme job hunt: Applicants ditch resumes for guerilla tactics 3

Extreme job hunt: Applicants ditch resumes for guerilla tactics

When traditional job-hunting methods fail, some are turning to the unconventional. As unemployment climbs, jobless Americans are doing more than asking for a job. Some are affixing résumés to their cars. Others are posting job appeals on YouTube. A few are even offering rewards for job referrals. To quote a lyric from the musical “Gypsy,”

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HR Influencer: David Perry 5

HR Influencer: David Perry

David Peter Drucker famously said that the insides of an institution are cost centers. Results only happen outside the institution. While leaders are responsible for the performance of an organization or an industry, the real results happen outside. If you search for “Job Hunting” on Amazon.com, the number 1 result is Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters: 400 Unconventional

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Forge Your Firms Way To The Top By Hiring With A Strategy 15

Forge Your Firms Way To The Top By Hiring With A Strategy

It’s not easy for a company to improve performance and culture with a single, solitary action. Hiring the right executive, however, can be that game changer. So says David Perry, author of “Hiring Greatness: How to Recruit Your Dream Team and Crush the Competition.” Perry, a longtime recruiter of senior executives as managing partner of

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Outside the box 21

Outside the box

What exactly is guerrilla job hunting? To the jaded hacks at @work, it often seems there are as many job-search experts as actual people looking for jobs. While some of their counsel is terrific, it’s rare to find an expert whose advice is novel and tangible. So much career counseling tends to be one or

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