Social media has become an incredibly valuable part of HR recruiting efforts, both for relationship building and to identify and vet top talent. And truthfully? If you’re not building social media into your recruiting efforts at this point, you’re not … Read more
We’ve all seen many a site proclaim significant changes for 2016, but in this case, the proclamation is earned, and real. It’s been quite a ride and I will continue to make new things happen here. My friend in forecasting … Read more
You’re probably wondering what kind of results other recruitment businesses and teams are getting on social media. You’re wondering whether your business is missing out—and whether that should be a cause for concern or not. I’d like to lift the … Read more
Richard Branson lives large on social media, weaving stories about a life lived on the edge in <140 characters. Jack Dorsey tweets of past presidents, music and business wisdom filtered through poets and writers. Elon Musk narrates rocket launches and … Read more
I’m consistently amazed by how unaware the average job seeker is of how to establish a positive first impression on a phone interview. I hear the same frustrated complaints from employers of all industries and sizes – that candidates who … Read more
Do you ever wonder how prevalent social recruiting is today – especially versus five years ago? Or what are considered best practices for reaching out to candidates on social sites? Social recruiting is no longer a trend. It’s the new … Read more
Many professionals believe that the humble job board is on its way out. With social media taking the recruitment world by storm, you could be forgiven for thinking this is the case. But the advent of social marketing doesn’t necessarily … Read more
The future of employment is right around the corner and about to rear its ugly head to an already floundering middle class. It’s real and it’s starting to happen right now. Here’s the inside scoop on what growing employers really … Read more
This month, over 226 million people will search Google for job postings. If your job postings aren’t displaying on the first page, you could be missing out on candidates. So how does a recruiter get their job postings featured on … Read more
Social is the great ice breaker. It allows people to get introduced, forge relationships and to share experiences and information, of all types, with ease and speed. The world of social has changed immensely over the past 10 years. When … Read more
“You’re a big music fan, aren’t you?”
We stood there talking among other parents who mingled while kids ran around celebrating our Little League T-ball season.
“Yes, indeed,” I answered.
“You heard about B.B. King?”
“Yes, what a loss to … Read more
Building and sustaining authentic relationships IRL are not always easy, and it could be even more challenging to do it online. It has never been easier to connect with people by a simple click on the “add” button, but how … Read more
There is no question about it – social software enables workforce collaboration and communication. The McKinsey Global Institute estimates productivity improves by 20-25% in organizations with connected employees, and the potential for revenue amounts to $1.3 trillion per year.
So … Read more
Social media is everywhere in the modern world. Its ability to improve communication and to compel our attention makes it one of the most powerful forces of the 21st century. This makes it incredibly useful to recruiters, but many have … Read more
“The measure of a life is a measure of love and respect,
So hard to earn so easily burned
In the fullness of time,
A garden to nurture and protect…”
—Neil Peart (writer and musician)
In all fairness, I didn’t … Read more
Spreading the word about your content can be a difficult task if you don’t have a strategy in place. This is why it’s important for marketers to create a content amplification strategy to build awareness of their content.
Amplifying content … Read more
Social Leadership & Its Incredible Power
#TChat is ready to tackle the toughest challenges in the World of Work in 2015. This week our community dove into the world of social leadership and its incredible power.
We are living in … Read more
“The vacant laugh
Of true insanity
Dressed up in the mask of tragedy
Programmed for the guts and glands
Of idle minds and idle hands…”
—Neil Peart (musician and writer)
That’s when I saw the photo — a full view … Read more
Leveraging Social Recruiting Legally
Using social recruiting to determine if a candidate is worth investing in is a sensitive process. But it is a modern-day practice being widely used, and it needs to be understood before it is greatly misinterpreted. … Read more
Should employers use social media to screen candidates? A good question without a right answer; it’s a gray area both in the law and company policies, especially because many employers don’t even have a social media policy. However, there are … Read more