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Matt Charney commented on Chris South's blog post 'The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media'
"Chris, awesome post. Hit me up if you'd like to share some of this stuff on Recruiting Daily, too. "
May 5
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The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media

Defining Social RecruitingSocial Recruiting (Digital Recruiting, ERecruiting, Online Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Purple Squirrel Hunting et al.) is at a cross-roads. It has been around long enough that it should now feature as a standard part of most recruiter’s toolkits, but in a lot of cases, even the most basic of tools aren’t being utilised.Before looking at the problem I’ve attempted to break down what I’m referring to as social recruiting:Social recruiting is the use of social…See More
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The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media

Defining Social RecruitingSocial Recruiting (Digital Recruiting, ERecruiting, Online Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Purple Squirrel Hunting et al.) is at a cross-roads. It has been around long enough that it should now feature as a standard part of most recruiter’s toolkits, but in a lot of cases, even the most basic of tools aren’t being utilised.Before looking at the problem I’ve attempted to break down what I’m referring to as social recruiting:Social recruiting is the use of social…See More
Apr 30
Chris South commented on Chris Brablc's blog post 'Is Your Career Site Ready for Mobilegeddon?'
"Appreciate the mention Chris :)"
Apr 13
Chris South liked Will Thomson's blog post Recruiting is a Drug!
Apr 13
Chris South liked John P Carty's blog post Did Indeed Hide Your Job Postings? Deduplication Explained
Mar 10
KellyStaffingExpert commented on Chris South's blog post 'What is the Commercial Use Limit on LinkedIn Search?'
"Excellent article Chris!  As an individual recruiting consultant this really impacts me as I personally will have to pay for the premium service. I was wondering how long it was going to take Linkedin to start charging the individual recruiters…"
Feb 27
Chris South commented on Roxanne Abercrombie's blog post 'Are we ready for recruitment via Snapchat?'
"Interesting, have you seen any examples of successful Snapchat recruitment campaigns? The only one I have heard of is this - http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/30/irish-pub-only-accepts-job-applications-through-snapchat/"
Jan 29
Chris South commented on Chris South's blog post 'What is the Commercial Use Limited on LinkedIn Search? Part 2'
"Cheers Matt, PS this comments section needs a 'like' tool :)"
Jan 23
Chris South commented on Chris South's blog post 'What is the Commercial Use Limit on LinkedIn Search?'
"Thanks Reb, bribery could be a great solution, I've yet to hear a recruiter turn down an offer of a free coffee...."
Jan 23
Chris South and Reb Blanchard are now friends
Jan 23
Reb Blanchard commented on Chris South's blog post 'What is the Commercial Use Limit on LinkedIn Search?'
"Hi Chris, Outstanding review with excellent details and context. Very much appreciate the effort. Totally agree, LI needs to concentrate on user involvement and the revenue stream will be a river. Com'on LI, team up with Starbucks or somebody…"
Jan 23
Reb Blanchard liked Chris South's blog post What is the Commercial Use Limit on LinkedIn Search?
Jan 23
Matt Charney commented on Chris South's blog post 'What is the Commercial Use Limited on LinkedIn Search? Part 2'
"I hate LinkedIn, but love your posts about them. Thanks for shining some light on what's new over at the Death Star."
Jan 22

Profile Information

Name
Chris South
Job Title
Recruitment Marketing
Company
Prominence
Which best describes your profession?
Recruiter
How many years have you been in the business?
5-9 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries
How many employees in your company?
<10
Website
http://www.socialprominence.co
Blog
http://www.socialprominence.co/Prominence-Blog
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Chris South's Blog

The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media

Posted on April 30, 2015 at 5:30pm 1 Comment

Defining Social Recruiting

Social Recruiting (Digital Recruiting, ERecruiting, Online Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Purple Squirrel Hunting et al.) is at a cross-roads. It has been around long enough that it should now feature as a standard part of most recruiter’s toolkits, but in a lot of cases, even the most basic of tools aren’t being utilised.

Before looking at the problem I’ve attempted to break down what I’m referring to as social…

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What is the Commercial Use Limited on LinkedIn Search? Part 2

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:30pm 3 Comments

Since we published last week’s blog post (What is the Commercial Use Limit on LinkedIn?) I’ve received lots of…

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What is the Commercial Use Limit on LinkedIn Search?

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 6:00am 7 Comments

It is early January so you may not yet have noticed any change to LinkedIn, but in the background there have been several key changes implemented for 2015. Two of these changes are very significant for recruiters and have the potential to force those that are currently getting by with the LinkedIn Basic account to upgrade to Premium.

The primary reason recruiters tell me that they don’t upgrade their LinkedIn account is that they get most of the functionality they need from…

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A Summary of 2014 and 8 Recruiting Predictions for 2015

Posted on December 21, 2014 at 5:00pm 1 Comment

I was in the process of preparing our regular weekly newsletter to send out to our blog readers when I hit a bit of a road bump, with Christmas very nearly here most of my normal sources were republishing old content or writing Christmas themed motivators. Rather than send out a collection of generic links that would add no value…

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