Has an interviewer, or job advertisement, ever asked you for your Klout score?
In time, maybe they will. …
All this fuss about Social Recruiting and Recruitment as a Marketing function. Marketing successfully implemented, drives purchase decisions, inspires a call to action, and, if broadcast and amplified on social media as a channel, should drive…Continue
Added by Michael Wright on March 23, 2013 at 9:44am — No Comments
In one part of the world, a butterfly flaps it's wings. In another, there's a Tsunami.
That's what happened this week, and two people lost their jobs because of it.
Added by Michael Wright on March 23, 2013 at 9:37am — No Comments
Talent Acquisition is a lot like courtship/dating. In Corporate Talent Acquisition - you have to be a grade-A slut, totally promiscuous, and with rocket-powered libido. That means never settling down with anyone permanently, constantly sourcing new prospects to date and get to know, and cutting…Continue
Added by Michael Wright on March 22, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments
Probably the only thing that happened to me in February that can not be unseen would be the Harlem Shake.
Added by Michael Wright on March 16, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments
I've always been a big advocate of using Social Media for identifying and attracting talent and I'm old enough to have been using the internet to recruit since way before…Continue
Added by Michael Wright on March 13, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments
In a desperate attempt to stay relevant to what some people claim is an increasingly disenchanted audience, especially teens, FB is soon to be rolling out a more visual and less cluttered…Continue
Added by Michael Wright on March 13, 2013 at 1:51am — No Comments
If your name is Michael Jackson, Leonard Nimoy, Lindsey Lohan or Mark Twain, you might as well skip this article. It doesn't apply to you.
It may seem rather ironic to some people that I'm talking here about online reputation.…
Added by Michael Wright on March 9, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
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I must be behind the times or just in denial.
I don't believe that so many employers are taking to the online streets of Facebook for pre-employment screening. I think they might be making it up just to look hip or as part of some kind of…
The stats are scary.
The average cost-per-hire is something like $5,000 USD.…
Next time you hire a CEO. …
Added by Michael Wright on February 27, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
I've been spending a lot of time lately working on promotional / employer branding materials for the benefit of my employer. As part of this work, I learned that if you want to get a message across, audio branding - AKA the use of music as part of the message, is pretty important.…
Added by Michael Wright on February 21, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments
There are days when I love my job as a Talent Management Pro.
There are days when I want to end my own life by throwing myself into a cage full of wild animals, ideally gorillas who are under the influence of amphetamines, and let them rend my body limb from limb. …
Added by Michael Wright on February 13, 2013 at 3:51am — No Comments