Have you ever been hungry, and stopped in to the grocery store without a list? You come out of the store two hours later and chances are you spent more than you should have. Social media can be the same way. It is fun and engaging for a recruiter that is hungry to make more connections. But jump in to social recruiting without a plan, and you may find yourself…Continue
Added by Amy McDonald on February 8, 2013 at 9:20am — No Comments
“I’m excited to come home to you, even on those days when we’ve had one of our rare fights,” my wife told me this morning. I clearly choose well in partnering with this amazing woman as my spouse. I share in her excitement and always find a grin on my face when I hear her car coming up our drive. Our relationship is built on many things, including mutual respect, ongoing communication, and the simple pleasure of each other’s company.
How excited are you to see the people in your life?…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on February 7, 2013 at 11:35am — No Comments
Scott encourages you to ‘just do it’ when it comes to things you’re hesitating on.Continue
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The moving target that is the job Description!!
We have all seen it and dealt with it. A job Description (JD) not written with us being involved, that says almost nothing, and when you speak to the hiring manager (HM) and ask question they…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 1, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Your Radical Accountability Minute: How To Love Your Employees
Scott discusses how to appropriately ‘love’ your employees.Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on February 1, 2013 at 11:28am — No Comments
I almost can't believe I am actually saying those words, but YES(!) I am retired.
My LinkedIn account is closed (can't seem to figure out how to actually close it so I just deleted everything) and I will no longer be on Twitter. This will be my last entry on Recruiting Blogs…Continue
Your Radical Accountability Minute: Nimble Thinking
In this first podcast from his new series ‘Your Radical Accountability Minute’, Scott discusses the decision making process of think, ponder, and act – and why pondering needs to be taken out of the mix.…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on January 30, 2013 at 9:06am — No Comments
With the information boom, candidates expect employers to provide them with the necessary information in order to make an informed decision on their careers. And while this happens via social recruiting, conversations with employees and information found on the internet (whether that’s sites like Glassdoor or message boards), a lot of the impression that candidates have for your organization can be gathered through your Career Site. And in many cases, it represents your…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on January 29, 2013 at 8:21am — No Comments
Scott talks about three things we all can do to do better from the living example of U.S. Airways.Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on January 25, 2013 at 9:50am — No Comments
Constructive versus Destructive!!
So over the last few months, I have read allot of posts, replies to posts, etc that have been made in various social media sites, from Twitter, ere, facebook and more. Over that time I have come to realize there are basically 3 types of…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on January 24, 2013 at 10:33pm — No Comments
“I don’t make cold calls,” said the seasoned senior sales rep in a meeting I attended a few months back. She went on to talk about all of her great warm contacts, and her good intentions for leveraging more business by reaching out to them. Her manager and the other leaders present said nothing and did nothing, thus endorsing this belief and behavior. Three months later, this very tenured, very talented salesperson has no new customers and has barely sustained the level of business she had…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on January 24, 2013 at 1:05pm — No Comments
Scott explains four examples that will help you on your path to pull leadership: Vision, Mission, Company Goals, and Individual Goals.…Continue
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If English is not your first language chances are that you are active on more than one professional network such as LinkedIn. Services like Viadeo, Xing and others are then probably part of your social media strategy.
The hard news is that since the rise of LinkedIn-Today these platforms are clearly struggling to find a model with which to compete. Their biggest challenge is to make their users coming back and engage.
LinkedIn has not only understood and perfected the art of…Continue
Added by Valbonne Consulting on January 19, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
January is a big month in the Thomson household. It kind of sucks to tell you the truth, simply because we all have birthdays at the same time. My wife, brother, sister-in-law and me all have our birthdays in January. To make it even more complicated, my wife and I are both hitting the 4 -oh this year. Yea, 40. …Continue
For some businesses social media recruiting has become an important part of a solid recruiting strategy. However, There are a lot of businesses who are still figuring out how social media will fit into their overall recruiting mix. This post is for everyone, even if you are already utilizing LinkedIn, Facebook and twitter for…Continue
Added by Prafull Sharma on January 18, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Scott discusses facing F.E.A.R. and reaping the rewards of keeping it in it’s proper perspective.…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on January 18, 2013 at 7:50am — No Comments