All Blog Posts Tagged 'Media' (165)

The Methodology to make sense of the madness!!!

So last week I wrote about how some seem to feel the usage of tools in staffing and sourcing is un needed. I went on to explain why they are wrong and said I would layout my methodology for determining which tool to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

What does Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Say about You?

In a world of increasingly complex technology, where we are more and more connected each day and our every move is documented online, why is it that so many people have a ‘blind spot’ for their LinkedIn profile? You would be hard pressed to find someone that doesn’t regularly update a Facebook,…


Added by Fiona Grimmer on September 22, 2015 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Ways to Build an Online Presence

You’ve heard this once, you’ve heard this a thousand times but are you wondering why, well that’s not the first, I’ve heard of. Most individuals share this same thought, isn’t that a relief. You’re not the only one. Besides you can never have enough of information that will come handy.

In an age when internet is used in almost every aspect of life, it’s only natural that recruiting too will be done via social networking sites. If you are of the opinion that you have a better chance of…


Added by Jasmine Joseph on March 2, 2015 at 1:58am — No Comments

The Pros and Cons of Recruiting via Facebook

In today’s technology heavy society, it will comes as no surprise to many of you that Facebook has now become one of many ways to advertise and apply for jobs both online and in your local area. While it was probably inevitable – with fan pages and business pages having been a part of Facebook for a few years now – using Facebook as a means of advertising a position within your company is not yet a pain free process.

However it is not all doom and gloom as there are a number of…


Added by Mike James on February 12, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

Six Critical Techniques for Using Social Media in Your Next Career Move

Posted by Donald Sonn

If you are looking for a new opportunity, or even If you just want to…


Added by Donald Sonn on November 12, 2014 at 1:16pm — No Comments

“Zappos Insiders” Employment Practices: Benevolent Discrimination: Type A Personality “Neurotypicals” need only apply

Zappos takes the ax to job postings and develops its own Social Media network to evaluate potential hires. Demonstrate passion for the company and its products publically and perhaps you can be one of the…


Added by Daryl Daley @IntelMinds on May 30, 2014 at 9:30am — 8 Comments

How to Build Your Brand Ambassador Team

Brand ambassadors are great for business, morale and branding. Every company can benefit from brand ambassadors, but leaders aren’t always so sure where to start in identifying and developing them. Some will be hard to miss with their enthusiasm, while others will need some fostering.

Use Social Media

Social media strategist Jay…


Added by Raj Sheth on April 19, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

4 Ways To Effectively Use Social Media To Screen Candidates

Let me guess. You already are using social media to screen candidates. And you are not alone. According to a recent survey by Reppler, 91 percent of people involved in hiring decisions at their company said they do too.

The problem is that recent studies have shown that this can be a highly…


Added by Paul Petrone on April 17, 2014 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

AIRS Free Resume Search - Google Chrome Extension

AIRS have created a new tool (Google Chrome Extension) which would be easier to search resumes from Google, LinkedIn and Indeed. AIRS can be reached at

Add the resume search Google chrome extension using …


Added by Sathish Ganesh on February 18, 2014 at 8:07am — No Comments

LinkedIn, Maintaining Relevance, or Downward Slide!

Recently, I noticed the "Activity" feed on my LinkedIn Profile Page was no longer visible to me or my visitors.  Initially, I assumed a "bug" took hold so I reported the malady to LinkedIn, only to find the omission was intentional.

Technical support offered no reason but to say "Activity feeds have been…


Added by Nick Lagos on January 30, 2014 at 8:55am — 10 Comments

Can We Be Friends?

During the pursuit of great candidates, ask yourself these questions:

Do candidates know you? Do they like you? Do you stay in regular contact with your candidates even if they don’t get the job? Do they come to you and a knowledgeable resource when it comes to employment?  …


Added by Jackye on January 25, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Baby Steps in HR Tech: Social and Your ATS

We all know how important it is in recruiting to embrace social media as an effective medium in your recruiting process, but many of us don’t know how to integrate social media recruiting initiatives with an ATS optimally. Social media has changed the way we recruit. Knowing how to use your ATS in a manner that facilitates social recruiting is important. If the occasion should…


Added by Raj Sheth on January 6, 2014 at 2:53pm — No Comments

73% of Your Candidates Are NOT on LinkedIn

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…


Added by Stephane Le Viet on December 23, 2013 at 12:30pm — 8 Comments

HR Bite: Is Social Recruiting Good?

To know what’s in trend is of utmost importance to HR managers. They need to catch up with the trend & be onboard. For e.g.  Social Recruiting has impacted the recruitment horizon so profusely, that it’s difficult to separate nuances of professional and personal…


Added by Rchilli Parser on November 28, 2013 at 10:13am — 3 Comments

Measuring Recruitment

Search Engine Marketing

Rich Peterson wants you to market your jobs on search engines. Rich says you’ll reach six times more potential candidates than Monster, Hot Jobs, and CareerBuilder combined.SEM is a powerful force that should lie at the core of your recruitment strategy.

Paid search - such as advertising job opportunities and driving traffic…


Added by Richard Peterson on November 11, 2013 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Broadcast Advertising

Rich Peterson told government recruiters that broadcast advertising allows employers to create a greater sense of reality, immediacy and enthusiasm through sight, sound, and or motion.  It reaches a passive audience that might not otherwise be exposed to your message in the more traditional realm of print/classified advertising.

Although broadcast as a medium is generally considered "intrusive", "repetitive", and "annoying", these are actually the most important aspects of…


Added by Richard Peterson on November 11, 2013 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

Redefine Your Recruitment and Social Media Strategies

Rich Peterson stated, Using, non-traditional recruiting media,” is also a chance for you to convey something about your corporate culture and job opportunities to jobseekers.

1.) Signatures: Ask all of your employees, companywide, to put a footer in their e-mails reminding people that their, “company is hiring.” A signature can say "Note: we're hiring Star Developers, Energized Sales Managers and Effective Digital…


Added by Richard Peterson on November 11, 2013 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Are Recruiters Missing the Train of Change?

You don’t have to be in the Talent Acquisition space to know the canvas of recruitment is evolving faster than most other professions.   The tools and resources available to network, identify talent, grow networks and manage referrals are tremendously effective and readily available.  If you have had your business savvy hat on while enjoying a latte watching the stock market ticker, you will see that LinkedIn has been leading the way among the social media stocks. Their future looks bright…


Added by Mark A. Leon on September 23, 2013 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Social Media Owns Us!

Rich Peterson says, "Social Media basically owns us and influences everything we do."

Prior to the Internet, we relied on the people around us. Today, it's too easy to be "Liked" and have anyone publish anything they want anywhere. We need to return to our roots and stick with the folks we trust.

Social Media owns us. It…


Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Trust Me, You Need a Social Media Policy

As the presence of social media steadily grows, companies are shaping their workforce social media policies. HR professionals were asked to list their most problematic policies in this 2013 HR Policies:…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 10, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments

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