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Job Search 3.0: Strategies to Organize and Optimize Your Search (Part 3)

This final installment of Job Search 3.0 will highlight your digital footprint and it's affect on your job search, salary negotiations, my favorite sites for seekers, and how to finish your search strong.

Digital Footprint…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on March 12, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Job Search 3.0: Strategies to Organize and Optimize Your Search (Part 2)

Imagine you have been gifted $20,000 towards the purchase of a new car. You begin to make your mental wish list. You narrow it down to 2 or 3 brands, a particular dealership, a top choice of color, your must have accessories, and a price range. If you didn't take these…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on March 7, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Social State of Mind with CareerXroads

CareerXroad's 2012 Sources of Hire has hit the virtual shelves of our in-boxes and Twitter feeds, bringing fascinating findings about the current status of recruiting, and promising developments for the future.

In January 2012, authors Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler interviewed staffing heads from small to mid-sized companies. The results correspond with the…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on March 5, 2012 at 9:25am — 4 Comments

Monster Resume Database & Power Search: Has-been or Hidden Gem?

Monster Worldwide put out a press release yesterday to announce that they had…

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Added by Johnny Campbell on February 17, 2012 at 4:14am — 2 Comments

L*nked*n and Why You need to be Prof*le Perfect…. (part *)

Time to reach into that special bag possessed by The Sourcers’ Apprentice, and again, lets start the first chorus of a song I know (yes, I do) we’ll be revisiting again (and again…) until everyone is properly and completely in tune. If you fill in the blanks above, astute people will know that the topic of the week is part 1 dedicated to L*nked*n (oh, its just too much fun writing it this way). “I” see the topic as one of those covered by many “Experts” but followed by few, as everyone has…

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Added by Daniel J Smith on February 14, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

To recruit the best talent or grow your business, ask your mother’s advice.

A graphical representation of real friends versus online friends

(This post originally appeared on www.skillstorm.com/blog)

Yesterday, I received a job offer through a LinkedIn email message. My first thought was that it was a scam, but I was already connected to the person so that made me…

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Added by SkillStorm on February 9, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

8 Simple Steps to Improve the Return on your Passive Candidate Approaches

This blog originally appeared here on socialtalent.co

The following is an extract…

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Added by Johnny Campbell on February 7, 2012 at 12:17pm — 5 Comments

Social Share: The Power of Distribution in Job Advertising & Employer Branding

This blog originally appeared here on our site, socialtalent.co.

Do you advertise jobs or products/services? Are you blogging? If you think that just simply putting…

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Added by Johnny Campbell on February 3, 2012 at 9:06am — No Comments

LinkedIn Tips For Power Users

Are you a LinkedIn power user? If you are, you still may be surprised to learn about LinkedIn Labs. LinkedIn Labs is a small set of projects and experimental features built by the employees of LinkedIn. In this episode I focus on two of my favorites: Resume Builder and Hero Connect. I think that both of those apps are incredibly useful to recruiters and job seekers. Click here to download the show…

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Added by Jim Stroud on January 31, 2012 at 1:06pm — No Comments

6 Tips for Decreasing Application Abandonment

An abandoned shopping cart is THE WORST for online retailers.  So close to making a sale, but the customer just didn’t bite.

Maybe the shopper couldn’t find the shipping costs, and decided to skip it. Maybe an item was out of stock when they went to checkout, so they left the site feeling disappointed. Perhaps they had a question, but it was too difficult to contact…

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Added by Jessica Lunk on January 19, 2012 at 12:15pm — 1 Comment

The Recruiter's Toolkit - Browser Extensions to Boost your Sourcing Productivity

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…

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Added by Johnny Campbell on January 19, 2012 at 10:49am — 6 Comments

Where to start differential sourcing for top talent in 2012

My blog

 

Hi guys, welcome to 2012! Now back at the wheel I have a few observations about how candidate sourcing will be this year and a little more energy to express my thoughts.

I have heard it said that if 2011 was the year of social…

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Added by Sarah Calverley on January 17, 2012 at 1:46am — No Comments

The Kult of Influence on Recruiters: Klout, Kred and PeerIndex

This post originally appeared here on SocialTalent.co

 

Taken from our Webinar yesterday, here's the written explanation of Influence on Social Media, and why you need…

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Added by Johnny Campbell on January 12, 2012 at 9:44am — 27 Comments

How to post to multiple Linkedin groups from one page

How to post to multiple Linkedin groups from one page is the subject of this week's episode. Is this even possible? The short answer is yes, by using a certain Chrome extension called "Add to Any." Click here to download the show notes which has links to all of the items mentioned in the show. Thanks!

Added by Jim Stroud on January 10, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments

10 Predictions for Recruitment & Staffing in 2012

Social Recruiting finally went mainstream in 2011 with corporate and agency recruiters embracing LinkedIn and internet sourcing as a required skill for the modern recruiter, shifting away from job-board advertising to digital headhunting. It was also a year of continued economic uncertainty ending with fear of a double dip recession in Europe and beyond. Despite this we will remember 2011 as the year that the recruitment industry took its head out of the arse of the global recession and…

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Added by Johnny Campbell on January 4, 2012 at 5:19am — 9 Comments

How To Automatically Push Job Posts to Your Social Media Networks

Many companies out there are still trying to figure out how to best leverage the power of social media for their marketing efforts and recruiting and staffing firms are no different. Lots of firms have set up a presence on social media platforms such as Twitter and LinkedIn to connect with a larger audience and publicize their job posts but are still trying to find their footing.

I’ve found that the big challenge these firms are facing is that they’re unsure of how to manage the…

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Added by Rachel Lai on December 22, 2011 at 6:15pm — No Comments

How to use social media to strengthen your employer brand in 2012

Since 2009 there has been a 209% increase in the number of companies using social media to communicate their employer brand (Global Recruiting…

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Added by Catherine Gutsell on December 21, 2011 at 10:45am — No Comments

LinkedIn: It just ain't social...

Cast your eye over any article, blog or tweet regarding 'social media' platforms and pretty much every time you will hear LinkedIn included in the list, especially when talking about 'social' recruiting.  I don't know about you though, but I don't see LinkedIn as social technology at all, certainly not in the same way as…

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Added by Gareth Jones on December 19, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Facebook Jobs vs LinkedIn Jobs

Facebook or LinkedIn? Which is better to recruit with, my dear? When it comes to advertising, Twitter says you can have it your way. How is this for a cool recruiting strategy? Solve an online puzzle and you get to apply for a spy job for the British government. All this, plus Jim Stroud goes hip hop, if only for a moment, on this episode of The Jim Stroud Show. …

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Added by Jim Stroud on December 6, 2011 at 4:15pm — 2 Comments

Social Talent Best Practice Tips: Social Media Policies for Your Recruitment Business

Since we largely train recruiters and businesses how to leverage the power of social media as a sourcing tool, an employer branding tool and a business development tool, one common question we get asked all the time from nervous HR managers to company directors is advice on a social media policy that will enable…

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Added by Johnny Campbell on November 29, 2011 at 11:36am — 2 Comments

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