On the surface the story seems to fit. LinkedIn is branded…
Known as the “Big Three”: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook have led the way in social recruiting. It makes sense, connections are simple to make, there are vast pools of data to be collected and these are where internet users are spending massive amounts of their time. While the Big Three are the place…Continue
Recent changes to LinkedIn's feature-set whereby "Company Pages" are afforded In-Profile Activity Feed's (like Facebook's "Update Status"), but "Member Profile Pages" no longer enjoy the feature, "Censor" Agency Recruiters for 2 key reasons.…Continue
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Within the last 30 days, more than 1.19 billion people have signed onto Facebook to update their profiles; interact with their friends, family members, acquaintances, and coworkers; follow companies; and conduct their social, personal, and professional lives…Continue
Recruitment technology has largely been a laggard in both innovation and adoption, several years behind the consumer curve. But as last week’s iTalent competition at the…Continue
Attracting Talent: Good companies create a strong brand identity with their customers and then deliver on that promise. Great employment brands do the same, with quantifiable and qualitative results. As a result, the right people choose to join your company.
Selecting Talent: Management should implement proven talent selection systems and tools to create profiles of the right people based on the competencies of high performers. It's not simply a matter of…
Rich Peterson strongly believes getting off of Facebook and YouTube and landing on LinkedIn is the first step to securing a job. It’s an absolute must to create a LinkedIn profile by the time you’re a senior in college, but it’s an even better idea to start as a freshman.
Link into as many people as you possibly can. Start to…Continue
Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I know many are resistant to using Facebook for recruiting, but just bear with me for a few paragraphs. You might find I’m proposing an interesting little twist that could change your mind about Facebook.
Recruiters handle the one commodity businesses cannot function without: talent. That responsibility makes us critical supply chain managers. It means we…Continue
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Added by Ryan Leary on July 23, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Just over a month ago Facebook launched the use of #hashtags across their platform. What does this mean for you as a recruiter? It does not mean a whole lot to your recruiting strategy however the proper use of hashtags can prove to be extremely valuable, so let’s take a look at 7 great ways to leverage hashtags on Facebook.
Please note: I will strongly urge you to not waste your time…Continue
So it's been slightly more than 7 months since Facebook released it's Audio Messaging and Video Shoot capability. I am curious to ask how this is being used for recruitment. I have not seen much talk about use cases for…Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on July 5, 2013 at 8:55am — No Comments
The Marriott Hotel chain is known for its large complexes and global enterprise, employing hundreds of thousands of people all over the world in hospitality positions from cleaning to management and tourism.
With revenue exceeding the $11 billion dollar mark, the red…Continue
Have you seen the new changes to you LinkedIn contacts page? There are some feature changes that are both good and bad depending on your needs and how you use the tool. As LinkedIn moves towards increasing it's…Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on June 12, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Wouldn’t you want the X-men working for you?
Professor Charles Francis Xavier, the X-men’s founder, wanted people with that something “extra,” people whose special skills were manifest yet misunderstood. He built a tool to find these unique men and women. He broke down their skills, categorized them, and finally brought them together to maximize their potential.
Professor X was in…Continue
Anyone with an eye on talent acquisition has seen the debate on whether Facebook or LinkedIn is stickier in attracting
top candidates. A popular perspective is that Facebook is where you keep your personal friends, while LinkedIn is where you keep it professional. In fact, most of the folks I talk to tell me this is their approach the two social networks.
On the surface the story seems to fit. LinkedIn is branded…
Added by Jason Webster on June 3, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
When organizations talk about implementing social media into their recruitment marketing strategies, most often times they are not really sure to start. In many cases, they begin to talk to their existing recruitment technology providers to see how to start. The thing with this is that in many cases recruitment technology does not provide any more value to the free social media tools that marketing…Continue
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This picture of me was snapped recently at a local mall and it’s for realz! Can you believe it? Me, Leslie Mason, reduced to soliciting social media scores on the street corner. Am I the only person who measures their social success by their Klout score and what in the world is going…Continue
I've always been a big advocate of using Social Media for identifying and attracting talent and I'm old enough to have been using the internet to recruit since way before…Continue
Added by Michael Wright on March 13, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments
In a desperate attempt to stay relevant to what some people claim is an increasingly disenchanted audience, especially teens, FB is soon to be rolling out a more visual and less cluttered…Continue
Added by Michael Wright on March 13, 2013 at 1:51am — No Comments
I must be behind the times or just in denial.
I don't believe that so many employers are taking to the online streets of Facebook for pre-employment screening. I think they might be making it up just to look hip or as part of some kind of…