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Effective Tips for Social Recruiting

December 13, 2013 by Robert Morris

social recruitment

You have already heard this many times before: social media websites are great tools for recruiting and sourcing potential job candidates. What happens if your company still hasn’t established its presence in the social media? How can you start recruiting and sourcing effectively? These simple tips will get you started in no time.[read more]


How Small Businesses Can Attract Talent Using Social Media

August 26, 2013 by Marilyn Vinch

Using Vine: give your company a face

With all the tools available today, the recruitment process has grown to a point in which it’s no longer about chasing candidates but is instead about attracting the right talent. Learn how your business can harness the power of social media to attract top talent.[read more]

Top Tips To Help You Secure That Digital Internship

August 26, 2013 by Amy Edwards

Climbing the internship ladder

There’s no reason why you can’t get an internship in the digital sector – after all, the positions are out there so someone has to get them! Now, while we can’t actually help you find the perfect internship, we can give you a few helpful pointers on how to find and apply for an internship – both in and out of the digital sector.[read more]

Sodexo Opens Mobile Marketing Playbook [PODCAST]

May 29, 2013 by Eric Schwartzman

Sodexo is the world’s 20th largest employer, processing roughly 20,000 job applications each month. They started using social media for recruiting in 2007 to develop deeper relationships with the talent community by communicating with them on their preferred social network. Social Media Recruiting Topics Discussed:  The...[read more]

Recruiting: Should We Call or Tweet?

April 16, 2013 by Adrian Snood

call them? or tweet?

Today, the conversation has now turned digital, be it an email, a status update or a Tweet. Recruiters are now 'hiding' behind a keyboard and a computer for their relationships. Technology and social media has the ability to increase our horizons and encourage interaction across digital networks, but it has limitations.[read more]

Social Media and #Recruiting: A Good Match?

March 27, 2013 by Natascha Thomson

Does social media recruiting work? If you have been trying to hire employees, chances are that you have at least considered using social media to find the right candidates. There is ample proof that social media can help fill jobs; but it depends on what kind of job you are trying to hire for.[read more]

How Social Media Affects Your Job Search

December 6, 2012 by Gini Dietrich

We get to know people online first and then, if we think they might be a good fit, we do the in person thing. Then they get to go through the formal interview process and take a writing test. By the time they’re hired, we already know where they’ll fit, how they’ll fit, where their strengths lie, and how others on the team will fill in for their weaknesses.[read more]

Hyper Social Recruiting (Webinar deck)

December 16, 2011 by Scott K Wilder

Here’s the presentation, Gary Angel from Semphonic and I did recently on Hyper Social Recruiting: Hyper Social Recruiting. View more presentations from Scott K Wilder[read more]

Is Recruitment Taking a Human Side?

July 13, 2011 by Jorgen Sundberg

"We can see the faces and names of recruiters on Linkedin or other social networks. We know them better and we can even gather data about who they are. That is one of the consequences of Social Media…at last, recruitment is not anymore a cold letter saying that you have not been selected from an undisclosed person…(if you are lucky enough to get a letter)."[read more]


Facebook can be a recruiters best friend

December 14, 2010 by Sandy Miller

Recruiting has never been an easy job. You really have to be able to pick up cues from candidates to determine how they will fit if you hire them for your organization.To do that well it takes skill, time and even some luck. I know there were recruiters that just wished, especially when they were undecided on a candidate if they could...[read more]

Monster vs LinkedIn vs Twitter battle heats up

July 16, 2009 by Angelo Fernando

These guys are spoiling for a fight.Just as the classified ad market was 'stolen' from newspapers by an upstart in San Francisco with a list server not a printing press —which is what Craigslist is after all —the employment + career solutions business has many forces aligned against it.Monster revolutionized the career...[read more]

The Saga of Candidate Joe

September 24, 2008 by Lindsay Olson

Photo by: flattop341 Recruiting is sometimes like dating. If the recruiter moves too quick, she's pegged as desperate and if she moves too slow, she's not interested or risking giving her place to the next in line. A new client's last question is always “How long will it take to show me candidates?” Usually a company expects...[read more]

Your Friends Have An Impact On Your Personal Brand

July 2, 2008 by Daniel Schawbel

Facebook reveals your friends No matter what you do, if your name is Google'd by someone that is not your friend, five of your Facebook friends are revealed (see the picture below). If you are in their network already, then you will see what they want you to see, which could be a limited or full profile. When an observer or recruiter...[read more]

How do you find the right people? Recruiting Socialutions!

May 28, 2008 by Carter Smith

The economy doesn't seem to be improving and housing prices are dropping (though interest rates are, too). Common sense would say there wouldn't be too many folks looking to trade-in their current jobs for one that you are offering. The position is still vacant, and the Director is getting impatient. So what's a recruiter to do?...[read more]

SMB7 - Hiring/Getting hired in a Web 2.0 World

May 8, 2008 by Jeff Glasson

Bookmark & Share © Add This   Favorites   Digg   Google   MySpace   Facebook   Reddit   Live   Furl   Yahoo MyWeb   StumbleUpon   More... On the morning of Thursday May 1st, Bryan Person hosted the seventh Boston area Social Media...[read more]

Personal Brand Stereotypes #8: Choose Your Major Wisely

April 14, 2008 by Daniel Schawbel

The number one most important factor to employers selecting entry-level candidates is their major (44%). I think it's pretty obvious why this carries the most weight. If you are a finance major applying for an entry-level position in marketing, it may be challenging to convince them that your experience and learnings can apply to that...[read more]

Sharing Information Isn't As Smart As It Used To Be

March 15, 2008 by James Durbin

I posted my original thoughts on Brandstorming, but a couple of episodes this week reinforced the topic of when social media sharing becomes social media stealing. I'm a consultant.  I've sold hundreds of thousands of dollars of social media and online marketing through my company in the form of training, campaigns, and thought...[read more]

More dismal newspaper earnings, but some bright spots, too

March 7, 2008 by Paul Gillin

Drumbeat of terrible earnings news continuesAs if the newspaper industry needs any more bad news, a new survey finds that high-margin print classified ads perform dismally compared to online competition. The only exception: recruiting blue-collar workers. Quoting: ‘A survey of human resource executives revealed that print ranked...[read more]

Say Goodbye to Traditional Resumes - Say Hello To Virtual Resumes (URL's)

February 13, 2008 by Daniel Schawbel

I've spoken about different options for diving into the recruitment process, while learning more about companies and having them magnetically come to you. Also, I've given you a glimpse into the future of recruitment many times. I even went so far as to proclaim the traditional resume dead and gave you alternatives such as video...[read more]

Breaking News - Creative Director required

February 12, 2008 by Jon Keefe

We are currently searching for a talented and experienced Digital Creative Director to join us. Based at our accessible offices in Stockport, Cheshire this is an opportunity to join KMP's dynamic Management team with responsibilities in both studio and executive management. The role involves exposure to blue chip clients looking to push...[read more]