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America: Unfree?

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…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on April 7, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

What Can a Social Footprint Really Reveal About a Prospective Candidate?

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…

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Added by Paul Slezak on February 20, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Social Media in hiring: You can run but you can't hide!

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…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on February 20, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

2014 is the Year of the Candidate

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…

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Added by Elise Jennings on February 3, 2014 at 8:18am — 2 Comments

How To Find Popular People On Twitter

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

INFOGRAPHIC — THE FACES OF RECRUITING & STAFFING

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.…



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Added by Jim Stroud on January 24, 2014 at 1:23pm — 6 Comments

How Employers Can Avoid the Social Media Minefield – Part Two

This is the second part of a blog interview with EEOC attorney Edward Loughlin. Read part one.

Are there any steps for damage control if someone such as an employee is saying disparaging remarks on social media about your…

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Added by Soapboxholland on January 23, 2014 at 3:38pm — No Comments

How Employers Can Avoid the Social Media Minefield - Part One

An interview with EEOC attorney Edward Loughlin on how employers can mitigate risk on social media.

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can be synonymous with discrimination charges, enforcement and litigation. But an…

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Added by Soapboxholland on January 17, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

What Professional Recruiters Can Learn from College Greek Life

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,…

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Added by Elise Jennings on November 26, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

If Facebook Can Predict Breakups, Why Not Your Next Referral Hire?

The big news in the last week seems to be that Facebook can tell you if your relationship is going to work.  No, they're not clairvoyant, it's based on research from Jon Kleinberg of Cornell University surrounding something called "dispersion."  Jon…

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Added by Crystal Miller on November 5, 2013 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

The Importance of Prudence on Social Media: 94% of Recruiters Check Social Media

Recruiters are completing background checks on applicants even before the interview process begins. Employers can easily take a glimpse into the lives of applicants using popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. It's important to be cautious about what we post online; one bad post can make or break a job opportunity. Search your name on Google, Bing, and Yahoo! and take a look at what others can see when they search for your name online.…



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Added by Brian Flax on October 29, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Jobvite Proves That Social Recruiting Works!

If the proof is in the pudding, than the latest job survey results from Jobvite certainly prove that social recruiting works. Social recruiting is the practice by career recruiters of utilizing social media profiles, blogs, forums, and other online activity to identify qualified job candidates and to share information about available job positions.

Jobvite, an…

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Added by Kate Supino on October 28, 2013 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Engagement on Global Facebook Career Pages Increased by 32% in the Last Twelve Months

We are at a point where we have left the discussion whether or not social media is going to be a serious employer branding tool far behind. We are beyond the hype. And we are happy about it. It is about time to measure the ever-changing social media landscape and to find out how the usage of social media for recruitment has changed over the last twelve months. Did employers put more effort in engaging with their target audiences? Did we experience more interaction? And…

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Added by Vincent Rietveld on October 14, 2013 at 10:37am — No Comments

Sourcing Candidates with Twitter's Advanced Search

Twitter is, hands down, my favorite social network. It's a great source of information and learning, and a wonderful way  to connect with people who share similar interests. As a recruiter, it's also great…

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Added by Jen Picard on October 13, 2013 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

Social Media: Is Your Activity Impacting Your Job Search?

Social media has changed the hiring process immensely, particularly for those seeking job interviews. Hiring managers who search an applicant's name will most likely discover at least one active social media profile.



Even if your resume paints you to be the perfect candidate for the position, your social media activity could prevent you from getting a job interview. While it may be fun to share your adventures with your family and friends on Facebook or Twitter, you may not want…

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Added by Amy Kirkegaard on October 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Are people ignoring their LinkedIn inbox because of too many messages from recruiters?

I have been using LinkedIn since the beginning and have had a LinkedIn Recruiter account for the last few years. I was doing a audit of my current account usage, as well as trying different formats to increase responses. With a current accept rate of 15%, I should be happy with the results, right? I look back to comments by Lou Adler about how to get a much higher response rate. I use templates and personalized messages. I try both direct and indirect recruiting. 

In doing a deep…

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Added by Chuck Radcliff on October 3, 2013 at 5:26pm — 15 Comments

Netherlands, UK & USA Best Performing Countries Regarding Social Recruitment on Twitter (July 2013)

The infographic displays regional differences regarding the social recruitment performance on Twitter in July. We have tracked the data of almost every region that is available in the Social Recruitment Monitor™ and calculated the average …

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Added by Vincent Rietveld on October 2, 2013 at 10:32am — No Comments

Every job description online should have a picture in it

The web is a visual medium. We all love to see pictures along with a story so why dont we put more visuals into job descriptions? 

Its such as easy thing to do, or perhaps not since ATS's dont really let you upload an image. But employers need to start showing off their work environments is a more visual way since it can be a differentiator and a way to brand yourselves. This is especially true for companies who have that "cool" office space. 

Even the most mundane building can…

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Added by Chris Russell on October 1, 2013 at 9:12am — 3 Comments

It’s all about who you know – Employee Referrals

Employee referral is a recruitment method used to identify and obtain potential candidates using existing employees’ social networks.

The method is acknowledged as being cost effective for businesses (even though an employer will typically reward the referring employee with a bonus) and quite efficient. And as such, we’re seeing more and more of it…

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Added by Amanda Ashworth on September 23, 2013 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

The Socially Awkward Recruiter

I have a confession to make. I’m a total dork in my everyday life. I know it’s hard to believe – I’ve been called a social butterfly and have at least once been the life of a party. For more than 10 years I’ve gotten a thrill out of calling up total strangers and convincing them to completely change…

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Added by Amy Ala on September 4, 2013 at 5:00pm — 9 Comments

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