I really, REALLY hate the internet right now. I had just finished reading the latest in a string of bad advice articles (from “experts”, on LinkedIn of course) and my mother pointed out a RIDICULOUSLY inappropriate and unfunny Facebook status on my 16 year old son’s wall. (Yes, he had been hacked by one of his idiot friends. Yes, 16 year old boys have warped ideas about what’s funny. But it’s on the bleeping INTERNET, where your grandmother and just maybe future bosses can read it for God’s…Continue
Way back in 2008, I created a training guide called Resume Forensics. In a nutshell, it was a how-to for finding resumes and passive candidates on Google, Yahoo, Bing and a few other resources. In all modesty, it was an underground hit. I…Continue
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In one part of the world, a butterfly flaps it's wings. In another, there's a Tsunami.
That's what happened this week, and two people lost their jobs because of it.
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When you reach out to connect with a new person on LinkedIn, there is a warning printed at the bottom of the screen: “Important: Only invite people you know well and who know you.” But, why?
I am a complete supporter of networking via social media, so I do not necessarily condone only connecting with people you know.
There are definite perks to adding…Continue
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Expert advice from Dave Wood of www.northwestwebjobs.co.uk .
People from all walks of life are being affected by these tough economic times. Young people, who have recently left education, are finding it harder than ever to establish themselves on the first rung of the employment ladder. Experienced people, working in well-established industries, are being made redundant as the economic climate…Continue
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Quite frequently I get contacted by people searching for something or someone. Normally, I don’t mind that. Actually sometimes it is flattering that a random stranger or casual acquaintance found something about me intriguing enough to think I’d be a good person to contact to get help with their situation.
In posting this I realize I may ruffle some feathers and raise some eyebrows. My intent is not to come across as someone unwilling to lend a hand or offer assistance. The opposite…Continue
We had a phenomenal response to yesterday's webinar so here's the lowdown on what we call The Recruiter's Toolkit…
As we move from Application-Screening to headhunting to recruit, our time gets eaten up by distraction and time-consuming online…
I recently read a great post about Mary Meeker and her prediction about Mobile Advertising
Mary Meeker was once known as the ‘Queen of the Net’, her predictions are often scarily accurate – she is gifted with truly understanding how technology and the desires of the people fit together!
Meeker’s recent internet presentation on ‘Top Mobile Internet Trends’ made some very insightful predictions about mobile advertising (…Continue
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All social media software, from the most obscure niche forum to giants like Twitter and Facebook, is a potential marketing goldmine. Using social media for marketing purposes, however, is not like managing your personal profile or posting tidbits 'just for fun.' Knowing exactly how to tap these goldmines requires different tools and approaches, and here are a few ways for you to tap these different environments:
Networking social media sites like Facebook are…
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We all know how powerful Google is and how internet recruiting has revolutionized the hiring process. Nearly everyone has placed their resume online at some point or another. But that means there are millions of resumes online. At the time of this writing a Google search for the term, "resume speech pathologist", returned 174,000 results. Who has the time to sift through all these pages in search…Continue
Identifying the right candidate is the highest cost component in a recruitment business. Recruiters and HR managers find it difficult when they have numerous clients looking for multiple job openings.
Today, Recruiters and Hiring Managers find matching resumes from job portals and email inbox that are…Continue
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Lots of stories – some of them hilarious, some of them tragic – about the increasing use of social media by HR professionals are out there.
Until now, much of the use has been directed toward finding and screening candidates. But problems associated with such use have begun to ripple out, and HR professionals everywhere are (or at least should be)…
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LinkedIn has become a buzz for professional networking and effective job search activity in today' s context. People however are a bit apprehensive about what to include in their LinkedIn profile and what not. Hence to simplify and potentialize the power of LinkedIn fully,I created a small writeup about LinkedIn for better recruiting.…Continue
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Five years on using social media: have recruitment agencies learnt to interact?
We have all seen the power that social media has. Most recruiters, whether a recruitment agency, HR department or a hiring line manager will use sites like LinkedIn to identify candidates and, more often than not, Facebook and Google to vett them. However, they do not always contribute to this online community. This one sided approach to social…Continue
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