If you’re a sales or marketing person you understand the importance of continuously expanding your reach online.
Where to start? LinkedIn vs Facebook, which social network should you focus on first? If you’re like the rest of us you’re probably feeling a tad overwhelmed. So let’s start with baby steps.
In my opinion for B2B businesses, or B2C businesses with corporate clients, LinkedIn is the only choice, especially if you find it… Continue
Added by Barbara Ashton on February 5, 2014 at 10:12am —
One of the most valuable educational tools for professionals is right at your fingertips but it is rarely used for these reasons. Business to business types of sales or networking with other professionals in your line of work is simple and easy using social media sites including… Continue
Added by Tristen Merritt on February 4, 2014 at 2:30am —
OK Twitter fiends - ummm...Social Recruiters.....thought you might enjoy this one. A nice overview on how to get that coveted RT. Do you have secret tricks to making sure your tweets are heard? How has Twitter helped you at your desk (if at all)? …
Added by Tim Spagnola on June 23, 2013 at 10:50am —
The other day I read that Forbes ranked Sales as the second most difficult profession to recruit … Continue
Added by Will Thomson on June 11, 2013 at 2:00pm —
Recruitment is Broken
Many people will know Greg Savage through his blog, The Savage Truth, or indeed his… Continue
Added by Shane McCusker on June 6, 2013 at 4:30am —
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about data driven stories, social recruiting, sourcing / recruiting partnership, skill shortages and great developer job ads.
Also, a reminder. The Candidate Experience Awards have started accepting applications for… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on May 31, 2013 at 12:06pm —
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
Added by Chris Brablc on April 23, 2013 at 11:54am —
In one part of the world, a butterfly flaps it's wings. In another, there's a Tsunami. Continue
That's what happened this week, and two people lost their jobs because of it.
Added by Michael Wright on March 23, 2013 at 9:37am —
You may not think of Twitter as an effective HR tool capable of streamlining the recruitment and hiring process, but we’ve already seen the emerging trend of social recruiting popping up in unexpected places. With Twitter, recruiters and HR professionals are finding it easier than ever to raise awareness about job… Continue
Added by Daniel Pratt on March 19, 2013 at 3:00pm —
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
Added by Leslie Mason on March 15, 2013 at 7:50pm —
The time has come to control content, so says Twitter. This month Twitter will be adding new fields to tweet structures on return API calls. What does this mean? It means nothing to 99% of the twitter world however this change will inevitably effect how corporate entities use twitter and it… Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on February 21, 2013 at 7:30pm —
Since the boom of social networking in the early 2000’s we have been driven to consistently updating the world with our goings on, whether that’s where we’re going, what we’re doing or what we’re eating for dinner (because everyone needs to know that you are eating a really lovely pizza!).
Added by Daniel Briggs on February 4, 2013 at 12:40pm —
Facebook today unveiled a few new tools with Social Graph leading the way as the most innovative and potentially the… Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on January 15, 2013 at 3:30pm —
Ever wonder where all the traffic to your job postings comes from?
On the heals of last week’s piece on The 5 Things Everyone Should Know About SEO in Job Descriptions, Ongig took a look at our last 100,000 visits to the “social job descriptions” we help power for our employer users (and thus have visibility into via… Continue
Added by Jason Webster on December 10, 2012 at 4:30pm —
According to ERE.net roughly 30% of all hires come through a referral. A referral pipeline can be easier to build in the early and mid-stages of a company’s growth. People are attracted by the opportunity to get in early and have an impact.
As your company grows, the referral pipeline can be… Continue
Added by Jason Webster on November 28, 2012 at 2:30pm —
Gather round, everyone. Uncle Charlie is going to tell you the story of the little meme and how it swam all over cyberspace because people loved it so.
Now, first I have to explain what a “meme” is. A meme is defined by Wikipedia as “an idea, behavior or style that spreads from person to person within the culture.” This was a concept put forth by British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins back in 1976 when he described those… Continue
Added by Charles Davis on November 7, 2012 at 12:52pm —
With the US elections fast approaching, let’s take a look at the parallels between the campaign season and the sourcing of top talent. Both election nominees and corporate recruiters actively engage in a series of tactics to prove that theirs is the winning side, whether it be political party or company. Their strategies serve to paint a positive picture of the results they pledge to carry out, including:
1) Benefits: First things first – what do you bring to the table that… Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 4, 2012 at 9:00am —
The HR Technology conference is less than a week away and I’m extremely excited about being able to once again attend in Chicago this year (here are my takeaways from last year). As always, the conference remains one of the best ways to stay current with the important trends happening in the HR and recruitment technology space and see the cool new innovations that are on the… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on October 4, 2012 at 8:38am —
What is a personal marketing strategy plan?
It is a blueprint for success. This document, will help you look at yourself a little closer and determine your professional vision. Through a series of evaluation tools, this document will identify the type of work, culture, values and ideology of…
Added by Mark A. Leon on September 18, 2012 at 2:42pm —
Welcome to the most professional club on the Internet, LinkedIn. Of the major social media sites, LinkedIn does the best job of creating an atmosphere of professional online interaction and...preventing its members from making idiots of themselves.
Why will LinkedIn NOT allow you to cross the line from professionalism… Continue
Added by Bob McIntosh on September 3, 2012 at 9:21am —