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Facebook Messages: Are employers ready for unified communications?
9:59pm Tuesday 23 November 2010
Tags: facebook using facebook for recruitment google wave communication sms email facebook chat

Google Wave bought us new ways on how people communicate with each other. The idea was great, but did it users going back for more? I resisted writing about Google Wave. It was a good idea; great mind built an amazing product. Now, I love new gadgets and toys. Usually I am the first one to put my hand up to try something new, but I can't really write about Facebook Messages without trying it first. read more...


Social Recruiting is a dirty word
11:00am Thursday 01 July 2010
Tags: social recruiting social media social recruitment thomas shaw presentation facebook twitter linkedin recruitment websites social media privacy mobile recruiting job boards social recruitment strategy

Today, I gave quite a controversial presentation to a group of Recruitment Agency owners on Social Recruiting. When I was first asked to present to this group a few months ago, I was initially asked to speak about "Social Media and it's use in the Recruitment process". I said no, I wasn't interested. read more...


Hippo iPhone App
4:42pm Thursday 13 May 2010
Tags: hippo jobs hippo.com.au twitter facebook oauth hippo iphone app iphone application sort search results job board social recruiting mobile recruiting mobile recruitment

Hippo Jobs have released their own iPhone application. Yes, they are still alive. Overall, the application design is quite nice. The app can use your phones geolocation data to search for jobs close to you. Same as some other iPhone job search applications (eg JobServe). read more...


Social Recruiting in Australia and New Zealand. What do Recruiters really think about it?
8:00am Friday 30 April 2010
Tags: rcsa rcsa.com.au rcsa quarterly business manager survey social media social recruiting job boards source candidates recruitment marketing strategy social networking background checks social recruiting in australia niche job boards refer a friend proshortlist twitter facebook linkedin recruitment industry statistics recruitment statistics social recruiting statistics social recruiting in new zealand

The latest RCSA Quarterly Business Manager Survey for 1st Qtr, 2010 has been released. It's no surprise that mainstream job boards still lead the advertising medium recruiters use to source candidates. The trend indicates recruiters are decreasing the use of networking events, niche job boards and refer-a-friend incentives (see image below). read more...


Facebook Advertising recap
3:12pm Sunday 25 April 2010
Tags: facebook.com facebook using facebook for recruitment facebook advertising recruitment advertising display ads ppc pay per click nielsen social media ad impressions social recruiting social recruitment

Forget fan pages, applications, and searching for user profiles. One of the easiest ways to get in front of users on Facebook is by using Facebook Ads. read more...


Recruiters - Delete your social networking profile if you no longer use it
4:19pm Wednesday 14 April 2010
Tags: social media social recruitment social networking delete your social networking profile recruiters social recruiting strategy facebook twitter myspace deleteyouraccount.com

If you tried to recruit via Twitter, Facebook, MySpace etc and have since stopped. It may be a good idea to delete your social networking presence to avoid the embarrassment from clients, candidates and other recruiters from finding your profile and calling you a failure. read more...


Jobvite Share
11:40am Monday 29 March 2010
Tags: jobvite jobvite.com share.jobvite.com social networking twitter facebook linkedin job ads multiposting share jobs on social networks click tracking email address url shortner

Jobvite has released a new beta site to allow you to easily share your job on social networking sites and with your own friends in a few simple steps. The process takes less than 60 seconds, and can integrate with your Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and email account providers. It doesn't even need to be your own job. If you find a job you want to share, you can shorten the URL via the site and share it with your own friends. read more...


Is mobile going to become the recruitment platform of choice?
3:29pm Wednesday 16 December 2009
Tags: mobile internet report december 2009 morgan stanley mobile recruitment mobile mobile internet mobile applications mobile job search apple iphone internet cycle ip telephone voip facebook emerging markets saas recruitment native applications web applications

Morgan Stanley has released the latest Mobile Internet Report studying innovations in technology. If you have a spare few hours, you can read the full 400+ page report, or browse through the presentation slides. Mobile internet is not a fad and the recruitment industry should take note. Most day-to-day recruitment programs are desktop based which requires costly overheads and resources. Recruitment systems, job boards and career websites should become mobile optimised to take full advantage of this growing medium. read more...


Could social media soon replace email?
8:40pm Thursday 10 December 2009
Tags: facebook email address email marketing facebook developers communication channels social media email people from cossette 2010 marketing trends statistics strongmail

A recent study by Canadian company PEOPLE FROM COSSETTE, made the observation that social media could soon replace email as a means of sharing information. Could it be true? Facebook doesnít think so and is planning a number of platform upgrades to share the users email addresses. But, could both of these marketing channels together destroy other forms of communication? read more...


Are you a Social Recruitment wanker?
9:47am Monday 07 December 2009
Tags: social recruiting social recruitment twitter facebook myspace seek job board statistics social recruitment wanker social media club online recruitment online recruitment industry job boards carsales realestate online classifieds future of job boards

There may come a time where you are so immersed in social media you become a wanker. You forget about the real world. Real relationships. A world where you pick up the phone to call a candidate or catch-up with a client for a coffee. For all those who know me, I would rather communicate over the phone than correspond via Twitter. read more...


Deloitte NZ Facebook profile - Live and Interactive with Graduates
1:03pm Wednesday 02 December 2009
Tags: deloitte new zealand facebook facebook.com graduate employment graduate jobs live video graduate experiences

Over the past few months, I have been watching Deloitte New Zealand build a structured (and very strategic) presence on Facebook. Today, they have released the next piece of the puzzle. Deloitte NZ will be hosting a live-streaming video/Facebook chat session for potential Graduates. read more...


My Presentation from RecruitTECH 2009 on Twitter, Facebook, Recruitment & Integration
9:03am Wednesday 25 November 2009
Tags: youtube thomas shaw recruitment directory recruittech presentations recruitment website ppc openid social recruiting social networking using twitter for recruitment using facebook for recruitment people search engine recruittech 2009 canberra oauth api facebook connect recruitment integration facebook twitter job boards ats applicant tracking systems crm thomas shaw presentation

A big thanks goes out to Clayton Wehner from CapitalJobs for organising RecruitTECH 2009 and uploading the video recordings. I was fortunate enough to be one of the presenters at RecruitTECH 2009 - Australian Recruitment and Technology Conference in Canberra ACT. Below is a recording of my presentation was titled "Twitter, Facebook, Recruitment & Integration". read more...


Creating Adobe AIR Job Search Applications
6:30pm Sunday 22 November 2009
Tags: adobe air job search applications desktop job search applications desktop applications job search rss job feed facebook myspace twitter dapp adobe air flash html ipa ipa.com.au security issues

Unlike traditional applications, Adobe AIR isnít a desktop application like Photoshop or Excel. It isnít a web application either like Google Docs. Itís a hybrid that allows it to operate somewhere in between desktop applications and browser based applications. read more...


Job Ad Click Through Destination Statistics & Posting Methods Recruiters use on Twitter & Facebook
2:00pm Friday 20 November 2009
Tags: facebook job boards api ats rss feed statistics twitter recruiters recruitment agency using facebook for recruitment using twitter for recruitment social recruiting

I have just finished collating statistics studying the job ad "click through destination" and "posting methods" Recruiters are using on Twitter and Facebook. I looked at 100 different Australian Recruitment Agency/Recruiters who post job ads to Twitter or Facebook. read more...


Consolidating Unofficial Social Networking Groups
10:37am Thursday 19 November 2009
Tags: social networking social media social networking groups unoffical social networking groups hr facebook legal issues employees social media policy social networking policy social networking guidelines

Have you ever checked Facebook or any other social networking websites to see if there are any unofficial groups created about your organisation? "I used to work at", "I work at", etc read more...


Posting Jobs to the Facebook Marketplace via Oodle
4:24pm Monday 09 November 2009
Tags: oodle facebook jobs facebook marketplace facebook.com oodle.com xml api job search posting jobs xml job feed

Earlier in the year I informed readers about the Facebook Marketplace now being powered by Oodle. Now I want to show you how to automatically post your jobs into Oodle for inclusion in the Facebook Marketplace. I recommend Recruiters/Employers use a Multi Posting provider, but if you are technical capable of doing it yourself, here are some instructions. read more...


Importing Contact Lists from Social Networking sites
12:00am Wednesday 14 October 2009
Tags: api contact list import contacts social networking facebook twitter linkedin myspace referrals import friends friend lists social media

How many times have you joined a social networking site and wished that your friends would be there with you? Most of us have established friends/contact lists on sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or MySpace. So how can we make it easy for the user to invite their network to your website? read more...


RecruitTECH 2009 - Twitter, Facebook, Recruitment & Integration
12:27pm Monday 21 September 2009
Tags: recruittech thomas shaw recruitment directory twitter facebook recruitment integration facebook connect api oauth canberra recruittech 2009 people search engine using facebook for recruitment using twitter for recruitment social networking social recruiting ppc openid recruitment website job boards ats applicant tracking system crm

Last week, I was fortunate enough to be one of the presenters at RecruitTECH 2009 - Australian Recruitment and Technology Conference in Canberra ACT. Below is my presentation titled "Twitter, Facebook, Recruitment & Integration". read more...


Social Graphs. How are you connected?
7:24pm Sunday 06 September 2009
Tags: touchgraph facebook facebook.com connections friends groups linkedin linkedin.com six degrees of separation social graph theory social graphs interconnectivity facebook application data visualisation social networks

Most of us have a profile on social networking websites such as Facebook or LinkedIn.† But have you ever considered graphing your contacts interconnectivity? Before creating a social graph, we need to understand more about social graph theory and types of social graphs. read more...


Sharing Jobs on Social Networks using JobGenie
9:00pm Sunday 30 August 2009
Tags: jobgenie jobgenie.com.au facebook facebook.com linkedin linkedin.com twitter twitter.com social referrals social networking social media referrals api riges younan statistics reporting social network integration referral recruitment facebook connect

Last week, I decided to test drive a new referral system called JobGenie, brainchild of Riges Younan. JobGenie is a candidate referral platform which takes the hassle out of managing a referral program. The platform can manage, track and monitor candidates that are referred for a job. read more...


Share on LinkedIn
3:30pm Monday 24 August 2009
Tags: linkedin recruitment website job advert job distribution job board facebook linkedin.com addtoany addtoany.com social bookmarking social bookmark widget twitter email

Have you ever shared content on LinkedIn? According to statistics released last month by AddToAny, LinkedIn was one of the least popular places to share content, with only 0.4% of users using the AddToAny widget. Facebook dominated the list with 24%, followed by email 11.1% and Twitter 10.8% read more...


Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy, Part 7 - Find Quality Followers to Engage, Donít Worry About Numbers
3:07pm Sunday 16 August 2009
Tags: social media social media strategy social networking online recruitment creating a strategy conversation communication collaboration pr spokespeople vocus vocus.com online marketing online communication social recruiting social recruiting strategy measuring social media twitter facebook scam followfriday

We all want thousands of followers on Twitter, but the number is not as important as the quality of your network. If half of your Twitter followers are there simply to boost your numbers, you will not be reaching the right people with your message. Providing quality content and engaging in discussion is more beneficial. read more...


Recruitment Directory releases white label iPhone job search applications
10:00am Friday 07 August 2009
Tags: recruitment directory facebook myspace iphone apple iphone media release product development mobile enabled job site job search mobile mobile recruitment mobile recruiting job search application iphone application iphone job search

Recruitment Directory has continued its dominance in developing recruiting products for emerging technologies and social media sites. Recruitment Directory has developed a white label job search applications for the Apple iPhone. (see media release) read more...


Social Recruiting 101
2:03pm Thursday 11 June 2009
Tags: social recruiting thomas shaw webinar facebook linkedin twitter rss keith keller social recruiting 101 recruitment website social recruiting strategy recruitment 2.0 web 2.0

Below are the presentation slides and live recording of the latest webinar - Social Recruiting 101. There is a lot of buzz surrounding the use of Social Networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and LinkedIn. But have you actually mastered the use of basic web 2.0 tools? Most recruiters are confused on how to integrate these tools into their recruiting strategy in a scalable fashion! read more...


Using Facebook for Recruitment
1:45pm Tuesday 09 June 2009
Tags: facebook recruitment facebook connect webinar using facebook for recruitment thomas shaw ppc facebook ads api oauth openid facebook profile job boards website online recruitment

Below are the presentation slides and live recording of the latest webinar - Using Twitter for Recruitment. Have you tried recruiting on Facebook? Do you manually click through profiles and post messages on group profiles? Guess what, you have already created your first mistake! If you are like most online recruiters, then more than likely you are concerned about how to grow traffic to your website and increase sales and placements. read more...


Maximising the use of Social Networking sites for HR
11:25pm Thursday 04 June 2009
Tags: social networking hr human resources facebook twitter youtube social networking social media recruitment employee engagement retention employee management monitoring

Because of the effectiveness of online communities in disseminating information, social media/networking websites have become indispensable tools for HR professionals. HR can use these sites for recruitment, employee engagement, increasing retention, management, monitoring and more. read more...


Upcoming Webinar - Social Recruiting 101
5:36pm Wednesday 27 May 2009
Tags: webinar thomas shaw facebook myspace twitter linkedin web2.0 social recruiting social recruiting strategy social bookmarking rss aggregators social networks virtual worlds vidoo podcasts wikis referral networking blogs micro-blogging roi social recruiting 101

There is a lot of buzz surrounding the use of Social Networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and LinkedIn. But have you actually mastered the use of basic web 2.0 tools? Most recruiters are confused on how to integrate these tools into their recruiting strategy in a scalable fashion! read more...


Upcoming Webinar - Using Facebook for Recruitment
12:14pm Thursday 21 May 2009
Tags: facebook using facebook for recruitment facebook applications webinar thomas shaw

Have you tried recruiting on Facebook? Do you manually click through profiles and post messages on group profiles? Guess what, you have already created your first mistake! If you are like most online recruiters, then more than likely you are concerned about how to grow traffic to your website and increase sales and placements. read more...


Taking your job search to the next level with Social Networking
3:29pm Thursday 23 April 2009
Tags: annemarie cross keith keller webinar social networking job seekers social etiquette facebook linkedin twitter

Below is a live recording with Keith Keller and Annemarie Cross for yesterdays ďTaking your job search to the next level with Social NetworkingĒ You can register for other upcoming webinars here. read more...


Keyword Trends & Research Tools
8:23pm Monday 30 March 2009
Tags: keywords trends research search engine wordtracker seo search engine marketing compete facebook lexicon technorati google insights google trends google hottrends adwords adcenter keyworddiscovery sky twist twitter

Are you tired of reading articles and books on SEO, Search Engine Marketing and Internet Marketing? By now you will know that keyword selection and optimization is essential for driving traffic to your website and the way to improve your search engine ranking. read more...