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Articles by Gina Ruiz

Recruiters Find Patience Is a Virtue With Social Networking Sites

March 25, 2008
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Knowing which sites to target, developing a plan to keep contacts engaged, and creating a communication strategy that fosters deep relationships are among the initial steps to success.
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Minority Nursing Pool Grows With Push From Universities

March 25, 2008
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Demand for bilingual and bicultural nurses has skyrocketed in recent years, propelled by the swelling number of immigrants—especially Hispanics, who represent about 15 percent of the country’s total population but only 2 percent of all registered nurses.
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Grads Want Their Employers Green and Full of Perks

March 12, 2008
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What motivates many MBAs to join a particular company goes beyond financial rewards. In many cases, it boils down to corporate reputation.
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PeopleFilter Amplifies Ability to Track Job Applicants

February 26, 2008
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Once it is activated, the company’s latest software tags the individual and deploys online advertising as the person navigates through the Web.
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Monster Teams With Hispanic Site Geared Toward Professionals

January 23, 2008
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The agreement is part of Monster’s ongoing strategy to entrench itself in the Hispanic market and comes on the heels of its alliance in late October with Consorte Media to launch a co-branded Web site, Career Latino.
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Job Candidate Assessment Tests Go Virtual

January 16, 2008
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A Midwest banking firm is part of a growing number of companies that rely on a new wave of virtual simulation tools for more than candidate assessment purposes.
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A Little Homework May Get Extreme Commuters Off the Road

December 20, 2007
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Faced with the possibility that road fatigue could push valuable talent back out the door, some companies may try to convert extreme commuters into local employees—a task easier said than done.
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Extreme Commuting an Extremely Popular Option for Execs

December 18, 2007
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The reluctance among candidates to relocate poses a competitive drawback for employers, many of whom are coming up empty searching for qualified talent.
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Brazil Seeks Outsourcing Dominance

November 30, 2007
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No single nation dominates the IT and business process outsourcing industry in the Western Hemisphere, and Brazil is eager to claim the title. It ultimately wants to compete with India, and industry promoters say proximity and cultural similarities to the U.S. make it a better fit than India or other outsourcing nations in Asia.
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Microsoft Exchange Goes for a Target Market

November 28, 2007
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The company opts to launch a divisional job exchange rather than continue relying on the Web site of parent Microsoft Corp. because the IT specialists and engineers it seeks are in a niche field and are more responsive to direct communication.
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