Most people have heard of SlideShare, but they probably don't realize how powerful and diverse the platform is, or the important role it can play in their content marketing and digital engagement efforts. This post offers seven reasons for taking another look and considering an upgrade in 2013.… Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on January 21, 2013 at 9:42am —
All joking aside, the current state of the recruitment industry is no laughing matter. It is a world lacking any form of entry barrier and as bizarre as something directed by David Lynch himself! HR departments so it seems, were put in place with the sole purpose of fending off hordes of thick skinned recruiter-goblins, whose only… Continue
Added by Valbonne Consulting on January 19, 2013 at 12:00pm —
Over and over again, and everywhere I look… I am hearing and reading that the 21st Century Workforce is going to be demanding, “flexible hours and flexible work arrangements.” If you think Corporate America is not ready for it, I’ll let you in on a little secret…Staffing and Recruiting Agencies who have access to the latest…
Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on January 16, 2013 at 9:00am —
Like every other recruiter on the face of the earth, I use LinkedIn to source candidates, specifically the IT kind. I am also a member of some groups on LinkedIn that are relevant to my industry and the industry I recruit for. So one day I’m combing through my LI feed and come across a posting in the .NET Developers group. The title of the post…”RECRUITERS: If you post a JOB on our DISCUSSION board I will ban you… Continue
Added by Michael Chuidian on January 3, 2013 at 1:19pm —
I feel as if we've spent the last few years slowly climbing up the first (very large!) incline of the social/digital technology adoption roller coaster. I think we're finally going to hit that first crest sometime in 2013 and things will really start to take off. I. can't. wait!!!
Next week, when SMinOrgs returns from its…
Added by Courtney Hunt on January 2, 2013 at 9:08am —
It was 1995, I had just graduated from Ole Miss, the Harvard of the South. I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do for a career. I was considering moving to Memphis, Tennessee, but I had no leads, so I packed my things and moved back to Austin, Texas. After all, I was 22 and I had no money… Continue
Added by Will Thomson on December 9, 2012 at 10:00pm —
This is classic. I needed to post this. Enjoy your holiday… Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on December 6, 2012 at 1:42pm —
Tech talent is hard to find. Whenever you have a strong demand in a certain industry, new sites will launch to try and help employers find that talent. We are now witnessing a new crop of techie job sites that have a fresh approach on recruiting tech talent. As a recruiter would you try these? Here’s a look at three that caught my eye.
This is a free job board that… Continue
Added by Chris Russell on November 8, 2012 at 11:37am —
Increasingly I keep getting the feeling that organizations feel they are being held captive by the existing systems and technologies that they are using for recruiting. Whether it’s silence that follows whenever a presenter asks if conference goers “like their ATS” or the increased questions we get from organizations on the technology they should be using, I feel like many organizations are not all together thrilled with their existing… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on November 8, 2012 at 11:27am —
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. This week we are going to do something a little different.
With the HR Technology Conference this past week, I would like to highlight some of the best articles from the conference as well as other articles I came across during the… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on October 12, 2012 at 12:00pm —
LinkedIn (LI) polls are an undervalued feature of the platform. My latest blog post highlights their power to reach and engage people, as well as some of the benefits they can generate. The heart of the post is a checklist of 21 tips for creating and promoting LI polls, as well as sharing the results. Related LI resources (addressing individual… Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on October 8, 2012 at 11:56am —
If you haven’t considered adding Tumblr to your social media portfolio yet, my latest blog post offers seven reasons why it hits a “sweet spot” for established individual and organizational users, complementing and augmenting engagement on other platforms in unique and effective ways. Additional reasons are welcome.… Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on September 11, 2012 at 9:19am —
The results of a recent LinkedIn (LI) poll (n=482) offer strong evidence of people’s preferences for quality over quantity when it comes to Twitter. For 58% of the respondents, the “sweet spot” is 0-5 tweets a day, and a cumulative 79% said that ten per day should be the max. The quantitative results are enriched by dozens of comments that offer best practice insights via… Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on August 22, 2012 at 9:30am —
Recruiting and technology can be a dreadful combination if personal touch is sacrificed for the sake of streamlining processes (think: being caught in automated phone system hell).
I recently spoke… Continue
Added by Maisha Cannon on July 16, 2012 at 6:55pm —
Although Twitter continues to grow and mature, many users still engage in some questionable practices when leveraging it. Targeted primarily to Twitter novices, this guide helps people maximize their ability to maintain a high signal/noise ratio and avoid making mistakes that can hurt their individual professional and/or organizational brands.… Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on June 18, 2012 at 9:06am —
Maybe they’re helping new startups rise to Googledom. Or maybe they’re enjoying the spoils of working for big business. Whatever the case, these guys and gals are enjoying the job flexibility that comes with being in high demand.
Great tech talent. You won’t find it by hitting the job boards.
A Techie’s Playground
The real players… Continue
Added by Jessica Lunk on June 13, 2012 at 9:54am —
WiseStamp is a handy dandy app that allows you to customize your email signature.
I use the free version in conjunction with Gmail and it works swimmingly well for both branding and presenting a professional signature from a web-based email account. WiseStamp is compatible with other… Continue
Added by Maisha Cannon on June 8, 2012 at 9:30am —
Top 8 Interview mistakes made by IT Professionals
The job description looks like a perfect match, the recruiter says your background looks great, and you’re looking to make a move to a new company. What could possibly go wrong?
nexus IT group has gathered 8 of the most common mishaps experienced by technology professionals. What do these blunders consist of and how do you avoid them?…
Added by Travis@nexusITgroup.com on May 15, 2012 at 12:00pm —
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