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Kathleen Smith and Vasti van Rooyen are now friends
Sep 14, 2011
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"Thanks Vasti-for the invite. I havent been active on this site for a while. Wd love to amend it from now!!AK"
Aug 15, 2011
Ben commented on Vasti van Rooyen's blog post 'Statistics Show Social Media Is Bigger Than You Think'
"Oh Vasti come on.  If you're going to steal someones work without crediting and recognising the original source my steer to you would be not to copy content from one of the most famous vidoes on Social Media out there -…"
Jul 28, 2011
Paul Alfred commented on Vasti van Rooyen's blog post 'Five Lies About Social Media Marketing'
"Time to tell the guys at Mashable.com  and their CEO  Pete Cashmore that the thing they call Social Media  is not real.  Or my Traffic/Crowd  Sourcing colleagues  who can move 50,000 Fb fans to a web site and get paid…"
Jul 27, 2011
Ben commented on Vasti van Rooyen's blog post 'Five Lies About Social Media Marketing'
"Hmmm. Shame I just spent time formulating a detailed comment to this post.  I've just felt compelled to take it down upon the realisation this post is a blatant rip, word-for-word, of anothers bloggers work. Not great etiquette…"
Jul 27, 2011
Andrew Hally commented on Vasti van Rooyen's blog post 'Five Lies About Social Media Marketing'
"Regarding #1, "size matters," our analysis of actual social recruiting results (anonymous data from several thousand Bullhorn Reach users) showed that size matters somewhat but not as much as people think. The "yield", meaning…"
Jul 27, 2011
Brian Pho commented on Vasti van Rooyen's blog post 'Five Lies About Social Media Marketing'
"I agree. People think that social media is everything and they MUST jump on the band wagon.... In reality, its not for everybody and its not for every industry....... I.T. - yes... but try promoting a Plant Manager job through Social Media and…"
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Mat von Kroeker commented on Vasti van Rooyen's blog post 'Its Cheesy - But it home for me today!'
"Timely---  just thinking these very points last night--!!   Thanks---I've always liked this saying:"Reach for the stars-- you might hit a great lamp post along the way!""
Jun 29, 2011
Vasti van Rooyen commented on Vasti van Rooyen's blog post 'Its Cheesy - But it home for me today!'
"Hi Jessica,   Thank you, this is so kind of you. With pleasure you may. Please send me the link to your blog. Have a great day!"
Jun 28, 2011
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Its Cheesy - But it home for me today!

Are you motivated to achieve what you really want in life? And how hard do you push yourself to get things done? Wanting to do something and motivating yourself to actually do it are two different things. So, what's the difference between those who never reach their goals, year after year, and those who achieve one goal after…See More
Jun 27, 2011

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The Recruiter Chick
Job Title
Solutions Specialist
Company
Vertex Kapele
Which best describes your profession?
Agency Recruiting
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?
>50
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Its Cheesy - But it home for me today!

Posted on June 27, 2011 at 3:26am 3 Comments

Are you motivated to achieve what you really want in life? And how hard do you push yourself to get things done?



Wanting to do something and motivating yourself to actually do it are two different things. So, what's the difference between those who never reach their goals, year after year, and those who achieve… Continue

16 June South Africa - Remember me

Posted on June 16, 2011 at 3:24am 1 Comment

Recruiters blog is for HR Professionals and recruiters, this is not a blog about recruiting, it is a piece of history relevant to South Africa that I have a duty to share, as I am a South African. 

 

16 June 1976 - The Soweto Uprising.

 

The accounts of how many people died vary from 200…

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Living up or down to your reputation?

Posted on June 15, 2011 at 3:06am 2 Comments

I was listening to a Wayne Dyer CD again. I like listening on the way to work because it distracts me from the long commute and it helps me focus on the important things in life. My take away from my last drive was the concept of reputation. He said something very simple and yet so true. He said that our reputation is… Continue

Ask not what social networking can do for you...

Posted on June 14, 2011 at 7:34am 4 Comments

…but rather what you can do with Social Networking...



Very simple and straight forward isn’t it?



A lot of time as a sourcer OR a recruiter, you wonder how best any specific tool or website can help you. I think it is about your…

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Vertex Kapele... Placing right, First Time!

Posted on June 13, 2011 at 9:42am 0 Comments

When you create partnerships with a company that understands your business, everyone wins.



VertexKapele has an innovative and solutions-orientated approach to our clients’ needs. Whether you are…

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Are you ready to embrace social media?

Posted on June 13, 2011 at 3:12am 0 Comments

Social Media

These are probably the two hottest words on all recruiters and decision makers lips. Along with that naturally there are thoughts, does this process work? What is in this process for me? Is it a fad? Does it suit the image of my company? Does it fit in with our corporate…

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At 12:05pm on August 15, 2011, Achyut Menon said…
Thanks Vasti-for the invite. I havent been active on this site for a while. Wd love to amend it from now!!
AK
At 1:01pm on June 17, 2011, Steve Jenkins said…

Vasti,

 

Thanks!  I hope all is well for you in South Africa.  I lived there for a year a long time ago and LOVED EVERY MINUTE of it.

 

A thousand hopes for your success

At 10:34am on June 14, 2011, Tom Dimmick said…
Thank you for the connection. I look forward to speaking with you. - Tom
 
 
 

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