Recruiters aren’t known for cooperating with one another. A new Web site--sort of an eBay of networking--allows people to buy and sell their contacts. This online marketplace could change the way recruiters do business.
By reaching out to armed services personnel, the automaker’s sales unit can help ease its skills shortage. “The men and women of the U.S. military make up one of the best talent pools in America,” the company’s Don Esmond says.
Clickability, a San Francisco company, will be looking for employee referrals in a novel way: using technology that searches through employees’ e-mail boxes. The company’s CEO says that at about $100 per employee, this unusual approach is a lot less expensive than asking employees to comb through their files.