A Glut Of Recruiters Jobs In The DC Area?

This past January, I was laid off at my company and I immediately updated my resume and applied to numerous companies and staffing agencies (Spoiler Alert: I start my new job with the HR Source this week). I did get interviews, including several from staffing firms. Without asking, all the staffing firms told me there...

A Tribute To A “Famillion-aire”

By Ben Gotkin It was almost a decade ago that my colleagues and I sat at the downtown DC Ritz-Carlton to see our boss, Gary Cluff, receive the 2004 HRLF Award for Service.  He was being honored for his years of bringing the local HR and Recruiting community together through Project SAVE, MASH, and a...

Fall 2013 RecruitDC Tickets Now Available!

The recruitDC fall event is coming on November 14, 2013! Join us for a morning of information sharing, networking and learning with your DC area recruiting colleagues. We’ll be descending on the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, MD for our venue. Visit the Eventbrite site to grab your tickets so you...

recruitDC Tweetup – The Wrap-up

By Derek Zeller Have you seen or maybe attended a RecruitDC conference in the last couple of years? Maybe you have said, “I just don’t have the time” to take a day off to go to a conference. We get that. We are recruiters too. That is why a number of months ago we partnered...

It’s all about local – recruitDC

By Derek Zeller So what is the value of a LOCAL recruiting conference? Why go? What could I possibly gain from this? I mean there are lots of conferences to go to. ERE, SHRM, Sourcecon, Talent42, etc. They are national stages and days long seminars and meetings. They offer the biggest speakers for 30 minutes...

Reflections From RecruitDC

By Celinda Appleby After my participation in the RecruitDC Career Development Panel, I took the time to reflect on both my presentations and all of the others.  What I love about attending the RecruitDC conference and mini- networking events is that I am guaranteed to walk away reenergized to approach my career in a different...

recruitDC: What Does The C-Suite Want To Know About Talent Acquisition?

We’re looking forward to another packed house at the Spring 2013 recruitDC event. There will be numerous session that provide valuable best practices and tools for recruiting practitioners at all levels throughout the day. We’ll be opening this year’s spring recruitDC event with a panel moderated by Sarah Halzack, Business Reporter at The Washington Post,...