All Blog Posts Tagged 'twitter' (201)


California banned social media snooping in 2012, but other states have been slower to adopt similar laws.

This year, Maine will become the 23rd state to restrict employers' access to social media accounts of applicants and employees. The others are: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland,…


Added by Recruiter Raya on September 9, 2015 at 12:38pm — 2 Comments

More Followers, More Work - Twitter Tactics for Recruiters

I’ll never forget how I was picked to be the social media expert at my first company. It was 2008 and I was working at a startup called I was hired as part of the sales team then moved to marketing when we realized we did in fact need a marketing team. Oh, startups.

Anyway, I…


Added by Katrina Kibben on March 16, 2015 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Effective Twitter Analytic Tools

We’ve come across this time and again, not only that; it has got us wondering what the hype is all about and for something as futile as this? You might also be puzzled about why this particular topic is given as much importance as it has. Well this is all about the changing trends that I’ve been mentioning countless times.

Any which ways with the internet now replacing the traditional methods of recruiting, keeping in pace with these new developments is just as important. As a result…


Added by Yusuf Pathan on February 19, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Recruiting Haiku

Twitter Chats

“Experts” roar –

Leaves fall from the trees

No one hears barren limbs

Linkedin InMails

“Love” works –

Matching buzzwords with more love

Sorry…not enough…


Added by Steve Levy on May 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — 16 Comments

Twitter Misconceptions: 4 Factors Hindering Adoption

Summary: In spite of its ubiquity, Twitter remains misunderstood, especially by digital rookies and reluctant adopters. There are four key Twitter misconceptions that seem to be keeping later adopters in particular from opening an account, exploring the possibilities, and giving Twitter a fair shot to demonstrate its value. These misconceptions stem from emotional…


Added by Courtney Hunt on February 11, 2014 at 8:00am — 7 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

Twitter Changes in 2014: 5 Strategic Cautions

: Recent and forthcoming Twitter changes may serve the company's short-term interests, but they may not lay the best foundation for long-term success.

This post offers five strategic cautions that remind Twitter to think of itself as a utility rather than a novelty,…


Added by Courtney Hunt on January 13, 2014 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

Twitter Best Practices: 11+ Tips for Tweeting Well

Twitter best practices guide Summary: Targeted primarily to rookies, this guide offers a set of Twitter best practices that helps people maximize their ability to maintain a strong signal/noise ratio and avoid making mistakes that can hurt their individual professional and/or organizational brands. More experienced Tweeters – including mavens – may want to consider the advice and reconsider some of their own Twitter habits as well. …


Added by Courtney Hunt on December 16, 2013 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Auto-Posting Jobs and other stuff

I was looking at a number of ways for recruiters to automatically post jobs and other content onto Twitter, LinkedIn and all the other social channels. There are lots of ways to do this and it is really very simple to set this up. I've put together a short video demonstrating how to use the free version of Hootsuite to schedule posts and also connect to an RSS feed to do this automatically.

While I'm using Hootsuite to automate and schedule my content it is very easy to see how this…


Added by Shane McCusker on November 25, 2013 at 10:53am — 2 Comments

Twitter Hashtags: 7 Tips and a Decision-Making Flowchart

Summary: Though Twitter hashtags have been around almost as long as Twitter itself, many people still do not understand what they are – or more importantly, how to use them appropriately. This post offers seven tips - plus a decision-making flowchart - to enable Tweeters to not only avoid looking like a Twitter rube, but to maximize the value of Twitter hashtags for both themselves and…


Added by Courtney Hunt on November 21, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Twitter for Rookies: Simple Guidance for Getting Started

As far as I’m concerned, every professional can benefit from having a Twitter account. That doesn’t mean we all have to care what people are having for lunch, what hashtags are trending, or what celebrities are doing, thinking, or selling. It also doesn’t mean that we have to share (or overshare) the banalities of our own lives, amass hundreds or thousands of followers, or strive for a high…


Added by Courtney Hunt on November 14, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Are you sure you need the answer to that interview question?

If you are in a position of interviewing a job applicant, you are by virtue of that role inferring that you believe you are justified in knowing the answer to any questions you decide to ask, relevant or not.

Recently during a twitter chat related to hiring practices I responded to another participant…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on October 14, 2013 at 11:00pm — 14 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…


Added by Jen Dewar on October 13, 2013 at 2:00pm — 8 Comments

How to Spot Excellent Job Candidates on Twitter

Twitter is an amazing hunting ground -- one that's been vastly underutilized and too often written off as an unruly homeroom of the Internet. There are amazing recruits who are looking for a decent job. But with more than half a billion users, it's estimated that Twitter is one of the 10 most visited pages on the Web.

How do you find the…


Added by Andrew LIsa on July 20, 2013 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Sourcing the Talented Lurkers

Have you ever heard of the 1% rule or the 90-9-1 principle for the internet?  According to Wikipedia...

In Internet culture, the 1% rule or the 90–9–1 principle (sometimes…


Added by Tim Burke on June 27, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Is Social Recruiting Dead…or Just Getting Started?


Social recruiting is a rapidly-growing trend in HR and recruiting space.  Some argue that it is dead and that beyond sourcing more candidates, it really doesn’t help recruiters scale their practice.  We, however, don’t think it is dead...we believe it is just beginning!

We are…


Added by Tim Burke on June 13, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Search Engine for Recruiting 2.0

The days of posting-and-praying are quickly coming to an end.  Much of the best talent has never submitted a resume, never looked on a job board, and has never been unemployed.  They rely heavily on recruiters finding them, or job referrals from within their networks.   These people aren’t hunting have to hunt them.
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Social media is rapidly…

Added by Tim Burke on June 11, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How Twitter Built My Brand

Oh, c’mon! Go ahead! Take a crack at it! It’s really not that intimidating. A couple tweets here, a couple tweets there; a 

few RT’s sprinkled in, several hundred #’s here, and……BAM!!! You’re a Tweetin’ machine! The first time I set up my first Twitter account, @MikeChuidian, I really didn’t know what to…


Added by Mike Chuidian on March 13, 2013 at 9:30am — 51 Comments

What is Vine and why it was made for recruitment

It’s being labeled “Instagram for video”.

Staying true to Twitter’s micro-sharing style, video length on Vine is limited (6 seconds or less), with use of the app designed to spark creativity via snippets of special moments. Vine says that the video posts are “about abbreviation – the…


Added by Amanda Ashworth on February 20, 2013 at 8:21am — No Comments

Tweets about Twitter Offer Interesting Insights

Curious about Twitter, not just as a social media platform but also as a company? Using a sample of recent tweets, this post offers a glimpse into the company’s leadership, its role in society, and how the platform and its features are evolving. Though neither comprehensive nor in-depth, this glimpse provides insights into the complexity of a Digital…


Added by Courtney Hunt on November 19, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

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