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Social Media and The Law

Written By: Mark Rowbottom President of ROW [Recruiters of Wisconsin]   I recently attended a seminar on Social Media and the Law. I wanted to share what I thought was interesting: 6 degrees of separation is now down to 3 and getting smaller as you read this! LinkedIn has 467 Million subscribers. Facebook has over […]

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Email Etiquette and Suggestions

Written and presented by Mark Rowbottom (Note: Most of the following apply to texting as well) Replying: When you are certain of your response, send it. Rereading emails is wasteful. If an email is confusing you, responding without clarity is likely to cause more confusion. Never fight or have an argument over emails. Flippant responses […]

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My Resume’s in the “Black hole!” – Ask the Expert!

My Resume’s in the “Black hole!” by: Mark Rowbottom – President of Recruiters of Wisconsin – ROW   Have you ever felt lousy after leaving what you believe to be a very compelling message, text or email and receive no response? Welcome to 2017.   If you really want this feeling, send your resume into a […]

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Recruiter Happy Hour @ Open Flame Patio – 4/27/17 @4:30PM

Join us for The Spring Happy Hour Recruiter Discussion event – both social and educational! WHEN:  April 27, 2017  @ 4:30-6 PM WHERE: Open Flame – 5081 S. 108th Street, Greenfield, WI    — Food & Drink provided! COST: FREE for ROW Members $25 for Non-Members… but wait, you can purchase a ROW Membership today and attend for free as well as receive additional […]

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Job Descriptions are a Joke – by Mark Rowbottom

Job Descriptions are a Joke by: Mark Rowbottom I recently wrote an article titled Job Postings are Not Real. As a result, I began to ponder the actual job descriptions and this prompted the following observation and questions: Have you ever read through a job description and asked yourself the question: What is it that […]

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Job Postings are Not Real – an observation by Mark Rowbottom

Job Postings are Not Real By Mark Rowbottom This is an observation of mine: When perusing various job boards, websites, career and postings, one must keep in mind that any job posting is an invitation for anyone and everyone to apply. Not surprisingly many people do apply.  We often hear the frustration of candidates who […]

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Recruiters Never Get Back to Me!

Thank you, Mark for sharing this at our Open Flame Happy Hour event yesterday!  Great discussion… Recruiters Never Get Back to Me! Written by: Mark Rowbottom, President of Recruiters of Wisconsin   In the course of daily operations of my desk I often ask both candidates and client companies what kind of issues they have […]

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We Don’t Pay Fees!

Join ROW for BYOL [Buy Your Own Lunch] at Champps Americana in Brookfield on Wed., March 16 at 11:45 AM… Discussion to include the following:   When we work with new clients/companies, our pricing is many times the focus of our initial discussions and often involves negotiation. A common response to our offer of recruiting services […]

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Breakfast Club – January 26 – Internal vs External Recruiters (Discussion)

Internal Vs External Recruiters Written by: Mark Rowbottom, President of Rowbottom Partners and WAPS President  January 26, 2015 Here it is simply put; when you are an external recruiter, you can choose what companies to work with and what jobs to work on. When you are an internal recruiter there is no saying “No”, you […]

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Listen to the Ask The Expert Radio Podcast Series

To offer more value to our members we have launched our Ask The Expert Radio Podcast series.  This is a series of audio interviews with recruiting industry experts where we touch on and have discussions about topics that are important to our members and our recruiting community. WAPS members can log in and listen to […]

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