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The Talent Network and Employer Brand of USA Basketball

Originally posted on the SmashFly Intern Blog.The World Basketball Championships take place in Turkey fromAugust 28 to September 12. The tournament is considered to be the most prestigious international basketball competition in the world, rivaling the Olympics. The American men’s national team is participating in this tournament and not a single player from the 2008 Olympic gold medal…See More
Aug 30, 2010
Sean McManus posted a blog post

So You Do Read Cover Letters!

Originally posted on the SmashFly Intern Blog.In my last article (which you can read here)I asked recruiters a few questions, one of which asked if they read cover letters. The answer to that question from those who participated in the discussion is a resounding YES. If you’re like me and you’re…See More
Aug 25, 2010
Ogunbowale Ismail Toyin commented on Sean McManus's blog post 'Do You Read Cover Letters? - And Other Questions For Recruiters'
"hey, good question i will answer question 1& 3 first because of the similarity ( how to get in front of recruiters) all you have to do is to have a good resume and cover letter that can get you to the next level. recruiters are human being like…"
Aug 23, 2010
C. B. Stalling!! commented on Sean McManus's blog post 'Do You Read Cover Letters? - And Other Questions For Recruiters'
"Letters are a tool but if the resume looks good I call them right away. Just like the resume is a tool. I have never hired anyone off just the cover letter..."
Aug 23, 2010
Sean McManus commented on Sean McManus's blog post 'Do You Read Cover Letters? - And Other Questions For Recruiters'
"Thanks for your comments @Chuck Summerland @Chris Brablc @Thomas Patrick Chuna It's interesting to get insight directly from the source. I notice that the responses I've gotten have important similarities like a candidate being able to…"
Aug 20, 2010
Sean McManus posted a blog post

Do You Read Cover Letters? - And Other Questions For Recruiters

Originally posted on the SmashFly Intern Blog.In this article I’m taking a different approach by lookingat recruiting from a candidates point of view. In past posts I’ve written articles from a recruitment marketing perspective on topics such as candidate engagemen…See More
Aug 20, 2010
Chuck Summerland commented on Sean McManus's blog post 'Do You Read Cover Letters? - And Other Questions For Recruiters'
"Hi Sean, Great discussion topic - here are my responses to your questions 1. A great way to engage recruiters is through phone calls. I know I have had resumes sent to me however ones that have placed a phone call usually stand out when reviewing…"
Aug 19, 2010
Chris Brablc commented on Sean McManus's blog post 'Do You Read Cover Letters? - And Other Questions For Recruiters'
"Nice Post. To answer your questions: 2) Cover Letters are the first thing I look at when seeing a new candidate come through the system. A well thought out cover letter should include why you'd be a good fit for the specific company and…"
Aug 19, 2010
Thomas Patrick Chuna commented on Sean McManus's blog post 'Do You Read Cover Letters? - And Other Questions For Recruiters'
"Questions one and three seem similar, so I'll just say that if you want to get in front of a recruiter, find one who specializes in your field and send the resume..if it's a fit, we'll call. Recruiters are like any other specific…"
Aug 18, 2010
Sean McManus posted a blog post

Do You Read Cover Letters? - And Other Questions For Recruiters

Originally posted on the SmashFly Intern Blog.In this article I’m taking a different approach by lookingat recruiting from a candidates point of view. In past posts I’ve written articles from a recruitment marketing perspective on topics such as candidate engagemen…See More
Aug 18, 2010
Sean McManus posted a blog post

Bolster Performance and Your Resume with Recruitment Metrics

Originally posted on the SmashFly Intern Blog.I recently read a great article that discussed helpful pointers for people interested in strengthening the quality of their resume on ERE titled, Your Resume is Boring – And How to Increase Your Career Opportunities, by Dr.…See More
Aug 13, 2010
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Aug 12, 2010
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Aug 12, 2010
Sean McManus posted a blog post

You Can’t Engage Candidates If You Don’t Know Where To Find Them!

Originally posted on the SmashFly Intern Blog“During the next 12 months, 39 percent of companies will add staff, compared to 25 percent that will downsize” and “companies will view human capital primarily as an asset rather than a cost”. I reading that in an article written on Talent Management called,…See More
Aug 3, 2010
Sean McManus posted a blog post

Of Old Spice, Cisco and HubSpot Video Content

Originally posted on the SmashFly Interns BlogI’m working with other people on creating a unique and entertaining short video for our company that can be posted on our YouTube channel. Video is not only a great way to attract consumers to a company or brand. It’s also really good from a recruitment marketing perspective to…See More
Jul 29, 2010

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Name
Sean McManus
Job Title
Marketing Intern
Company
SmashFly
Which best describes your profession?
Corporate Talent Acquisition
How many years have you been in the business?
< 1 year
Which industries do you work in now?
Technology

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The Talent Network and Employer Brand of USA Basketball

Posted on August 30, 2010 at 11:35am 0 Comments

Originally posted on the SmashFly Intern Blog.



The World Basketball Championships take place in Turkey from August 28 to September 12. The tournament is considered to be the most prestigious international basketball competition in the world, rivaling the Olympics. The American men’s national team is participating in this tournament and… Continue

So You Do Read Cover Letters!

Posted on August 24, 2010 at 7:41pm 0 Comments

Originally posted on the SmashFly Intern Blog.



In my last article (which you can read here) I asked recruiters a few questions, one of which asked if they read cover letters. The answer to that question from those who participated in…
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Do You Read Cover Letters? - And Other Questions For Recruiters

Posted on August 20, 2010 at 3:22pm 6 Comments

Originally posted on the SmashFly Intern Blog.



In this article I’m taking a different approach by looking at recruiting from a candidates point of view. In past posts I’ve written articles from a recruitment marketing perspective on topics such as candidate…
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Bolster Performance and Your Resume with Recruitment Metrics

Posted on August 12, 2010 at 9:14am 0 Comments

Originally posted on the SmashFly Intern Blog.



I recently read a great article that discussed helpful pointers for people interested in strengthening the quality of their resume on ERE titled, …

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