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MyCareer's LinkedIn integration
7:30am Tuesday 21 December 2010
Tags: mycareer linkedin job board single signon linkedin integration job search job matching social networking

MyCareer has quietly integrated a number of LinkedIn features onto their job board. Users can use their existing LinkedIn profile as a "single sign on" to MyCareer instead of using the Fairfax registration process. read more...


Log in with LinkedIn
7:30am Monday 19 July 2010
Tags: linkedin api linkedin.com login with linkedin user registration oauth job boards recruitment agency website trusted authentication registration form login form social networking facebook connect social recruitment social recruiting

We have released "Log in with LinkedIn" functionality across a number of our client job boards and recruitment agency websites. This is a first for the Australian & New Zealand recruitment industry that allows users to use their existing LinkedIn details to Register/Login with another site. read more...


XAuth. What is it?
8:00am Thursday 24 June 2010
Tags: xauth oauth user autheitication openid facebook connect api opensocial registration form login form social networking

Extended Authentication (XAuth) is a new open platform to extend authenticated user services across the web. You may have noticed that more and more websites are integrating with 3rd party services to allow users to use their existing profile (ie Facebook, LinkedIn, OpenID) to connect with your site. 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...


Integrating Facebook Connect in your job site is not rocket science
1:08pm Monday 12 April 2010
Tags: facebook connect facebook.com api job board recruitment website integration facebook data candidate registration user information social recruiting social recruitment social networking social recruiting strategy

Just over 12 months ago I wrote a blog post titled Integrating Facebook Connect with your Job Board on the pros of doing this. Since then, I have only seen a handful of job sites with Facebook Connect integration. Why? apparently it's too hard to do. 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...


Recruiters decrease the use of Niche Job Boards, Social Networking sites and Refer a Friend Incentives to source candidates?
10:32am Monday 22 February 2010
Tags: rcsa rcsa.com.au rcsa quarterly business manager survey media used to source candidates job boards networking events niche job boards job board refer a friend business networking trade magazines social networking virtual communication virtual game worlds 4th qtr 2009 candidates

The RCSA has released the latest Quarterly Business Manager Survey results for the 4th Qtr 2009. The survey results show a decrease in the use of Niche Job Boards, Social Networking sites and Refer a Friend Incentives to source candidates. But is this survey result a true reflection of industry trends or an error in the survey? read more...


Using the LinkedIn API
9:37pm Tuesday 01 December 2009
Tags: recruitment technology linkedin api linkedin developer application programming interface recruitment database multi job posting systems recruitment technology vendor oauth candidate profile jobscore jobscore.com linkedin.com developer.linkedin.com linkedphp linkedphp.com job board recruitment system ats applicant tracking system universal cv universal resume digital resume linkedin profile social networking social network

Last week, I wrote a blog post about how LinkedIn has released a public API for developers to build 3rd party applications using the database. Today, I thought I would show you how easy it was to create a application utilising the LinkedIn API. I want you to forget that LinkedIn is a social networking site, and think about it as a massive information database. A database you can now use to connect your job board/recruitment system with. 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...


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...


96% of Recruiters source Candidates through mainstream Job Boards
10:30pm Wednesday 04 November 2009
Tags: rcsa rcsa.com.au candidate sources sources of talent survey talentsource.com.au job boards social networking niche job boards networking events referrals statistics ih-house job board refer a friend business networking sites trade magazines virtual communication channels rcsa quarterly business manager survey

The RCSA has just released the latest Quarterly Business Manager Survey results for the 3rd Quarter 2009. Contained within the past 2 surveys, is a question regarding the "media used to source candidates". Although the survey is only a small sample of Recruitment Agencies across Australia & New Zealand, I have grouped together the past 2 survey results, to better represent any trends over the past 6 months. read more...


Recruitment Directory closes MySpace job search applications
3:24pm Thursday 29 October 2009
Tags: myspace myspace.com recruitment directory job search application social networking employer branding recruitment branding

Over the past few months, in consultation with all of our affected clients. We have decided to remove all of our MySpace job search applications from use. This decision was based on the fact that the social networking site is no longer a valuable source of candidate traffic and becoming a detriment to the employer brand. 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...


Facebook Lite - Goodbye Facebook Applications
8:14pm Sunday 13 September 2009
Tags: facebook connect facebook applications facebook lite api social networking

Facebook has released a new version of the website called Facebook Lite. The new site has been designed for users on slow connection speeds and is simply a stripped down, "bare" version of the social networking website. All non-core components including applications have been removed. 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...


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...


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 Genome Report 2009
9:47pm Sunday 17 May 2009
Tags: survey report arbita recruitment genome report 2009 blogs social networking talent sources smo seo recruitment strategy candidates marketing strategy technology job boards

The first installment of the Recruitment Genome Report 2009 titled "Act While Others Wait: Savvy Recruitment Marketing Strategies Now Ensure Success While Others Wait for Better Times" was released yesterday by Arbita. The reports authors are leading US industry figures who compiled the survey data between Jan 23 - Mar 16 2009. read more...


Radio Interview - Online Recruitment in a web 2.0 world
10:59pm Monday 11 May 2009
Tags: interview web2.0 joy94.9 thomas shaw online recruitment job boards seek careerone spokeo.com wink.com jason shaw social networking background searching job seeker tips recruitment agencies technogaze

Tonight I was interviews on Joy 94.9 a community radio station in Melbourne. I was the special guest of the weekly 7pm show called "Technogaze - gazing into the past, present and future of technology". I spoke on various topics such as Social Networking, Job Boards, Online Recruitment, Background Searching and job seeker tips. You can download the full podcast or listen to the full show below (the interview starts at around the 9m mark) read more...


Why should I create a social networking profile?
5:35pm Sunday 26 April 2009
Tags: social networking tips how to profile

Social networking sites allow you to know and to be known to multitudes of people throughout the world. Through the sites you can meet many influential individuals and organizations who can get you referrals, new collaborations, more business and ultimately greater profits. Any person big or small, can become successful with the help of social networking sites. 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...