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Master Recruiting on GitHub in 4 Minutes

We all now recruit in candidate short markets, this means traditional digital sourcing tools such as job boards and LinkedIn are producing fewer results. To solve this problem recruiters are looking to new platforms to find candidates. For recruiters working in the IT industry, in particular those who are recruiting software developers, GitHub is a great tool. For anyone who is new to GitHub we have produced this video to show you how to use the site and also a couple of tips such as how to…See More
yesterday
Chris South posted a blog post

Master Recruiting on GitHub in 4 Minutes

We all now recruit in candidate short markets, this means traditional digital sourcing tools such as job boards and LinkedIn are producing fewer results. To solve this problem recruiters are looking to new platforms to find candidates. For recruiters working in the IT industry, in particular those who are recruiting software developers, GitHub is a great tool. For anyone who is new to GitHub we have produced this video to show you how to use the site and also a couple of tips such as how to…See More
yesterday
Chris South posted a blog post

Should Recruitment Agencies Stop Worrying About Google Page Rankings?

I often comment about the reliance recruitment firms have on traditional sourcing strategies, but recently I’ve also noticed that website search engine optimisation (SEO) is also still perceived by a lot of agencies as being the most important form of branding outside of job boards.I get this, it makes sense to have a high ranking website on Google so that people find you when they type in terms relating to your business. This blog isn’t focused on SEO but just quickly if you are going to put…See More
Oct 9
A blog post by Chris South was featured

How to View The Last Names of Third Degree Connections on Linkedin

For many people who still have free or basic premium Linkedin Accounts, not being able to see the surname of third degree connections is a constant frustration.X-Ray SearchMost recruiters are aware that you can get around this problem by entering an X-ray search string into Google, such as the following: site:linkedin.com…See More
Aug 20
Chris South posted a blog post

How to View The Last Names of Third Degree Connections on Linkedin

For many people who still have free or basic premium Linkedin Accounts, not being able to see the surname of third degree connections is a constant frustration.X-Ray SearchMost recruiters are aware that you can get around this problem by entering an X-ray search string into Google, such as the following: site:linkedin.com…See More
Aug 19
Keith Halperin commented on Chris South's blog post 'Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?'
"@ Chris: you're very welcome.  I don't want this to "change over time" I want this to change SOON. If anyone else is interested, I suggest we propose that a formal study of this be done, and I'd be willing to reach out…"
Jul 31
Chris South commented on Chris South's blog post 'Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?'
"@Tim, thanks, I'm hoping to write a follow up to this article once I've spoken to a few more companies who have run similar campaigns. I'll get back in touch once the follow up looks feasible. "
Jul 31
Chris South commented on Chris South's blog post 'Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?'
"Thanks Keith, you are right no such project appears to exist. I'm sure this will change over time. "
Jul 31
Keith Halperin commented on Chris South's blog post 'Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?'
"Thanks, Chris. I am that "another commentator". ISTM that a well-designed and implemented research project could indicate what amounts produce the best results.There may be such studies, but so far i haven't found them... Cheers, Keith"
Jul 31
Tim Spagnola commented on Chris South's blog post 'Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?'
"Of course....part of the charm of this site. RBC is a place where recruiters and exchange such ideas. "
Jul 31
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Jul 26
Chris South commented on Chris South's blog post 'Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?'
"Tim, thanks for the response, this was exactly the type of example we were hoping to hear about. I like the idea of breaking the payment, it is important the referrer is compensated early but spreading the payment gives the best of both worlds. I…"
Jul 25
Tim Spagnola commented on Chris South's blog post 'Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?'
"We introduced this practice 18 months ago at my organization. I'm the director of clinical recruitment and face an extremely competitive candidate market (as most in healthcare do). We have had great success with the program. The bonus is just…"
Jul 25

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Name
Chris South
Job Title
Social Media Consultant
Company
Prominence
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Recruiter
How many years have you been in the business?
5-9 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries
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<10
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Chris South's Blog

Master Recruiting on GitHub in 4 Minutes

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 2:34am 0 Comments

We all now recruit in candidate short markets, this means traditional digital sourcing tools such as job boards and LinkedIn are producing fewer results. To solve this problem recruiters are looking to new platforms to find candidates. For recruiters working in the IT industry, in particular those who are recruiting software developers, GitHub is a great tool. For anyone who is new to GitHub we have produced this video to show you how to use the site and also a couple of tips such as…

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Should Recruitment Agencies Stop Worrying About Google Page Rankings?

Posted on October 9, 2014 at 4:21pm 0 Comments

I often comment about the reliance recruitment firms have on traditional sourcing strategies, but recently I’ve also noticed that website search engine optimisation (SEO) is also still perceived by a lot of agencies as being the most important form of branding outside of job boards.

I get this, it makes sense to have a high ranking website on Google so that people find you when they type in terms relating to your business. This blog isn’t focused on SEO but just quickly if you are…

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How to View The Last Names of Third Degree Connections on Linkedin

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

For many people who still have free or basic premium Linkedin Accounts, not being able to see the surname of third degree connections is a constant frustration.

X-Ray Search

Most recruiters are aware that you can get around this problem by entering an X-ray search string into…

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Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 5:30pm 7 Comments

In a recent article, John Sullivan  highlighted examples of three ultra-bold recruiting practices, commenting that they are quickly becoming mainstream and that those that don’t adapt will be left behind in the ongoing talent war. Another commentator suggested that these ultra-bold recruiting practices were only practical for an elite tier of hiring…

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