I often comment about the reliance recruitment firms have on traditional sourcing strategies, but recently I’ve also noticed that website search engine optimisation (SEO) is also still perceived by a lot of agencies as being the most important form of branding outside of job boards.
I get this, it makes sense to have a high ranking website on Google so that people find you when they type in terms relating to your business. This blog isn’t focused on SEO but just quickly if you are…Continue
Added by Chris South on October 9, 2014 at 4:21pm — No Comments
Gone are the days when submitting an application or resume and meeting for an in-person interview was the only way to apply for a job and for top recruiters to discover the…Continue
Social media continues to explode on the internet with a growth rate set to reach almost two billion users in 2015…Continue
Employees are a company’s biggest social media asset, says Duncan Gilman – Dean of Students at Splash Media U. With organic reach for…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on September 8, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments
Using an image from a Google search is harmless… until $70,000 (or more) is awarded against you in statutory damages. That could be on the low end. Potential damages like that spark a lot of questions in a marketer’s minds. Am I breaking the law? How do permissions really work on…Continue
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Since the inception of social media, this online resource has proved to be invaluable in more ways than one – from initially establishing itself as a means of advanced digital communication to a form of promotion that can elevate the reputation of a brand to celebrity-like status overnight.
So it’s no…Continue
Added by Jade Hadden on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
If you’re trying to reach out and find the best candidates, it might be time to start taking Google Plus a little more seriously. With over 300 million monthly visitors accessing the site, it’s clear that this is no longer the ghost town of social media that everyone ignores. Just as with any other social network,…Continue
Added by Megan Ritter on July 16, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
In 2013, Robin Thicke, T.I., and Pharrell Williams brought us a song called "Blurred Lines" that reached #1 on the charts for 12 consecutive weeks and sold 14.8 million copies. If you aren't familiar with the song itself, you probably are familiar with the stir it caused when Thicke…Continue
Added by Rebecca Baines on June 20, 2014 at 10:47am — No Comments
So I’m going to tell it to you straight. When it comes to investing time in a Facebook page, lately, I’m just plain against it. Well, that is unless you’re going to spend money on ads. Seriously. The social media budget is a reality.
I’m sorry if you’ve spent a ton of resources and energy building out an organic Facebook plan. News flash: the organic only days are gone. Organic reach is in the…Continue
Gay marriage. Abortion. Equal pay for women. Display the 10 Commandments. ObamaCare. Keystone pipeline. Gun control. Global warming.
Where do I stand on these issues? I'm not sure I should tell you. As it turns out, we have gotten to a point in America where no one can share an opinion or donate to…Continue
With the explosion of social media networks, we have all become content creators, networkers and spectators, and we end up spending hours online in networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest and Google Plus, both creating and consuming content.
Over 500 million photos – not to…Continue
Are last Fridays party and the not-so-great decisions that came along with it going to influence if you get your dream job or not? Well the truth is it could. The use of social media in hiring is something we all need to think about. It has made our lives increasingly public and Human Resources personnel…Continue
Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Holly DeMuro.
Any employee who has gone through the dramatic economic downturn that began in 2008 knows, for the last few years, the mantra has been, “keep your head down, keep working, and be glad you have a job.” During this period, employers instituted round after round of layoffs and the remaining employees continued to absorb more work…Continue
How to find popular people on Twitter is the topic on this episode of The Jim Stroud Show. Pay attention because it moves pretty fast. / Follow Jim Stroud on Twitter @jimstroud
Added by Jim Stroud on January 26, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments
HR Marketer put together a list of the most influential voices on Twitter in regards to staffing and recruiting. Check out the list below and send kudos to the recipients. Click here for more information.…
This is the second part of a blog interview with EEOC attorney Edward Loughlin. Read part one.Continue
Added by Soapboxholland on January 23, 2014 at 3:38pm — No Comments
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can be synonymous with discrimination charges, enforcement and litigation. But an…Continue
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Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Dan Seaman.
Effective recruiting is what turns an average company into a great company, and HR professionals can turn not only to other professional organizations for best practices, but also to other institutions that seek to recruit top talent.
Fraternities and sororities, for example,…Continue
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