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I love RSS
3:19pm Wednesday 15 September 2010
Tags: rss xml rss feeds social media social recruiting rss job feeds

I really do love RSS feeds. We have written about the use of using RSS feeds in job searches and also creating your own RSS feed previously. RSS feeds save you TIME and increases PRODUCTIVITY. This presentation by David Swinney sums it all up. read more...


Online Recruitment - Past, Present & Future
7:08pm Monday 06 September 2010
Tags: online recruitment mark anderson beyond.com job boards social media social recruitment hr florida mobile recruiting future of job boards mobile applications job board seo recruitment marketing google

Mark Anderson, Senior Director of Enterprise Sales from Beyond.com presents on the topic of Online Recruitment, how it started, where it is now, and where it's going in the future at the HR Florida State Conference & Expo 2010. 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...


Do not pay to post your jobs to Twitter
8:00am Monday 07 June 2010
Tags: twitter social recruiting social media job posting ats using twitter for recruitment

Recruiters who pay $ to post jobs on Twitter are twits! You can post your job manually, via RSS feed or through your existing multi-posting provider/ATS. There is no need to pay a separate fee to post your jobs to Twitter. 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...


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...


2010 - The year of the lemon
12:52am Monday 04 January 2010
Tags: 2010 new year recruitment predictions new year predictions recruitment lemons social media social recruiting productivity recruitment technology

With 2009 finally behind us, we can now look forward to a new year. A year of possibilities. A year of continued success. I would like to thank all our clients, blog subscribers, twitter follower, industry commentators and the wider Recruitment/Human Resources community for your support throughout the year and for your return in 2010. 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...


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...


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...


No one wants to follow your Recruitment Agency on Twitter
10:00pm Thursday 08 October 2009
Tags: twitter recruiters job board candidates using twitter for recruitment job feed social media social recruiting strategy

I had an interesting call from a Recruiter today. He was complaining about the fact that no one wants to follow his Recruitment Agency on Twitter. I spent some time talking about the ways you can use Twitter in the Recruitment process. But he didn't care. read more...


Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy, Part 9 - Evaluate Impact, Donít Continue Blindly
6:09pm Friday 04 September 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

As with all your marketing campaigns, value is determined by the contribution youíve made to the goals of the company. While it is important to generate an ďonline buzzĒ, the quality of the postings and impact on the company is still the ultimate judge. 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...


Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy, Part 8 - Be Prepared for Success, Donít Forget to Plan
12:30pm Wednesday 26 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

Social mediaís ability to spread your message or promote a campaign can be very powerful. Be prepared for your social media campaigns to succeed and plan for a greater response than you are used to. read more...


Segmenting Data using Google Analytics
2:00pm Tuesday 25 August 2009
Tags: google analytics social media job boards website statistics referral sources measuring social media recruitment website job board data segmentation advanced segmentation

One of the most underrated website statistical tools is Google Analytics. Not only is the service free, but many people would not be familiar with the advanced tool set. Google Analytics offers excellent reporting and traffic analysis that can help you assess how well (or bad) your recruitment website is tracking. 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...


Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy, Part 6 - Provide Consistent Content, Donít Simply Dabble
8:00am Tuesday 11 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

Now that youíve got spokespeople, guidelines and an understanding of the landscape, you are ready to engage in social media. Social media is about contributing to the conversation, not just selling your product or service. read more...


Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy, Part 5 - Set Priorities and Goals, Donít Try To Do It All
7:00am Friday 07 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

Not all online conversations carry the same weight. Many will have no impact on your company and not every mention of your company or brand will require the same amount of attention. The trick is to understand what does and does not matter. While a discussion on the latest product release or customer feedback may be worth engaging in, other discussions may be trivial and will not require your participation. read more...


Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy, Part 4 - Communicate the Strategy, Donít Allow for Confusion
10:48pm Sunday 02 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

While you may have created a strategy and identified the spokespeople who will participate in online conversations, if you do not share that strategy with the rest of the organization it will lead to confusion. Social media turns everyone associated with your brand into a potential company representative. Whether you are a large or small company, the nature of social media requires specific guidelines for conduct. read more...


Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy, Part 3 - Identify Spokespeople, Donít Dilute the Message
2:43pm Thursday 30 July 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

As with traditional media strategies, you must also determine spokespeople for your social media strategy. You wouldnít pull just any employee to speak to the media and social media should be no different. Despite the informal nature of the conversations on some platforms, the person responding is still a company representative and the image of the company is reflected in those discussions. read more...


Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy, Part 2 - Take Time to Listen, Donít Just Jump In
8:00am Tuesday 28 July 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

The first step in putting together an effective social media strategy is to understand the dynamics of the landscape. With social media, it is more important than ever to listen to what is being said before participating. What are people saying, how is it being said and where are they saying it? read more...


Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy, Part 1 - Overview
1:38pm Monday 27 July 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

Itís undeniable that the new world of social media can have a dramatic impact on your organisation. All it takes is a quick scan of todayís headlines to learn the effects of successful (and not so successful) social media campaigns. While it seems that social media presents an endless amount of opportunities to build awareness, it also presents risk, which means that creating an effective strategy isnít just nice to have Ė itís an absolute must. 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...


Recruitment and Social Media
7:00pm Wednesday 08 April 2009
Tags: recruitment social media daemon digital slide show

Great short and sharp slide show by Daemon Digital titled "Recruitment and Social Media" read more...