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The Top 5 Guerilla Job Marketing Campaigns

Job marketing is slowly gaining traction with recruiters, who are realising that it is possible to reach candidate audiences without them having to first visit a job board.

There are many great examples of job marketing from around the world, here are my top 5:

Uber

Uber have really stirred up their industry and they are also doing the same with recruitment. If you ignore the accusations of cancelling rides and look at the undercover recruiter concept…

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Added by Chris South on December 1, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Master Recruiting on GitHub in 4 Minutes

We all now recruit in candidate short markets, this means traditional digital sourcing tools such as job boards and LinkedIn are producing fewer results. To solve this problem recruiters are looking to new platforms to find candidates. For recruiters working in the IT industry, in particular those who are recruiting software developers, GitHub is a great tool. For anyone who is new to GitHub we have produced this video to show you how to use the site and also a couple of tips such as…

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Added by Chris South on October 29, 2014 at 2:34am — No Comments

Should Recruitment Agencies Stop Worrying About Google Page Rankings?

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…

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Added by Chris South on October 9, 2014 at 4:21pm — No Comments

How to View The Last Names of Third Degree Connections on Linkedin

For many people who still have free or basic premium Linkedin Accounts, not being able to see the surname of third degree connections is a constant frustration.

X-Ray Search

Most recruiters are aware that you can get around this problem by entering an X-ray search string into…

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Added by Chris South on August 19, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?

In a recent article, John Sullivan  highlighted examples of three ultra-bold recruiting practices, commenting that they are quickly becoming mainstream and that those that don’t adapt will be left behind in the ongoing talent war. Another commentator suggested that these ultra-bold recruiting practices were only practical for an elite tier of hiring…

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Added by Chris South on July 25, 2014 at 5:30pm — 7 Comments

Are In-Demand Candidates Still Reading InMails?

Last Thursday Linkedin announced that they are making changes to their InMail policy

In short they are trying to reduce the amount of ineffective bulk InMails that are sent, hopefully improving the overall candidate experience which in turn should result in improved response rates for recruiters.

Linkedin is doing this by targeting the two percent of Recruiter users…

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Added by Chris South on July 21, 2014 at 10:08pm — 5 Comments

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