Social Media

January 7, 2014

The Data Must be Accurate – I Found It Online!

How many times have you heard jokes made about the accuracy of data you find online? “It must be true if Google found it – right?” […]
November 5, 2013

Social Media WORST Practices, Part 1: OVERPOSTING

Recruiters, let me ask you a question: Why is it that any time I log on to LinkedIn, 15 of the last 17 posts seem be […]
October 3, 2013

The Future of LinkedIn……

At the Sourcecon conference in Seattle we just had the pleasure of debating the future of LinkedIn as related to the onset of Big Data. Lets […]
September 23, 2013

Enough Excuses, Recruiters! Get Back to the Basics of Genuine Conversation

It’s become amazingly easy in today’s tech-savvy world to hide behind a computer screen. Instead of playing outside, children are more apt to stare at an iPad, […]
August 6, 2013

Recruiting “Trends” Not Trends At All: Beware of Impractical Advice & Remember Effective Metrics

I recently read an article in Forbes that was of little real value to the recruiting community. The article, titled The 9 Hottest Trends in Corporate […]
June 13, 2013

“Twitterviews” for Twits: Keep Personal Interaction in Hiring Process

Could you convey your skills, attitude, competencies and drive in 140 characters or less?? That’s the question some companies are posing to candidates in the job […]
May 28, 2013

Social Media and Engagement: It Starts with a Question!

An interesting question was raised at the European Leadership Forum today: Why do we mostly use social media to tell? Engagement starts with asking a question! […]
May 26, 2013

Mobile Apps for Recruiting – Which are the Most Effective?

I recently sat in on a Webinar by Joel Cheesman, founder or Morale.me, to find out more about today’s Recruiting applications for mobile devices. According to […]
April 1, 2013

Happy April! Whitepaper Looks at Recruiting Trends for 2013 and Beyond, How to Improve

Back in January, I reviewed what we learned as members of recruiting and talent acquisition in 2012 and what we can hope to change in 2013. […]
December 5, 2012

Welcome to Glitch Town: Facebook Job Board Won’t Overshadow Recruiting Any Time Soon

In mid-November, Facebook launched a job board application called Social Jobs Partnership with the goal of revolutionizing Internet recruiting. They cited statistics that claim Facebook is […]