Here we go everyone, the holiday rush is in full swing.  We have shopping to do, parties to attend, and placements to make!   January is a big time for getting activity ramped up and I wish you all the best of luck working with your candidates.  And as always, I wanted to offer quick reminder to our readers to pay it forward and join the #HireFriday chat today at noon on Twitter. A great forum to share information and also learn a thing or two.

“Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.”
Dr. Joyce Brothers

Speaking of Twitter I wanted to quickly thanks everyone at Sonru once again. If not for Twitter we may have never connected and they wrote a great blog post about that connection that you can find here. The debate goes back and forth on the role of social media in the recruitment landscape, but it has really allowed this site to grow and make lasting connections.

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