Social Networking for Recruiting


2012 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference Part 1: Pre-Conference Workshop

Blog | Author: Courtney Robinson | Source: HCI | Published: April 30, 2012

The pre-conference workshop of the 2012 STA conference has been a day filled with quality speakers and dynamic discussions. Glen Cathey and Eric Jaquith shared tips and tools for leveraging LinkedIn. Michael Hakeem and Tom Steele discuss how NovoNordisk has transformed their recruiting practices and strategy over the past 4 years, focusing on relational recruiting. And finally, Bruce Morton kicked off the social media discussion, "content is king!' How can you use social media to reach more and better talent?

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Making LinkedIn Work for You

Article | Author: Sue Shellenbarger | Source: Wall Street Journal | Published: June 2, 2011
Some Juggle commenters have asked for a post on the professional networking website LinkedIn. The site passed 100 million users in March and continues to grow by about one million members a week. Its public offering this week is drawing even ... Read more

Job Hunting Under the Boss's Nose

Article | Author: ELIZABETH GARONE | Source: Wall Street Journal | Published: February 24, 2011
When Jon Burke decided earlier this year to look for a new job, he updated his LinkedIn profile with a new executive summary and up-to-date bullet points highlighting his recent accomplishments. He hoped the changes would be enough of a signal ... Read more
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Social Recruiting - Is it On?

Enterprise Insight Summary | Published: November 19, 2010
Sure, social media is fun, fresh and all the rage. But can it really transform the way organizations find and hire the right talent? How are you managing your corporate recruiting and social media efforts? Everyone has something to say, but how ... Read more

Social Recruiting – Is It On?

Blog | Author: Hillary Roberts | Source: HCI | Published: October 18, 2010

Social media has exploded in popularity- that fact is impossible to argue.  Facebook has topped Google when it comes to directing web traffic, LinkedIn, with its 72 million members was just said to be growing at a rate of one member per second and Twitter is trying to recover from crashes because it can’t handle the skyrocketing number of hits it receives everyday.  Sure, social media is fun, fresh and all the rage.   But can it really transform the way organizations find and hire the right talent? How are you managing your corporate recruiting and social media efforts?

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What’s Hot for 2010

Article | Author: Kevin Wheeler | Source: ERE | Published: January 7, 2010
Every year I try and predict what trends and topics will dominate our thinking, conversations, and technology in the coming year. Read more

Zappos Provides a Model for Social Media

Blog | Author: Hillary Roberts | Source: HCI | Published: September 14, 2010

How are you putting social media to work?  Using social media for recruiting is a practice that is evolving daily and is lacking a user guide.  How do you start?  What should you post? How often should you post and where?  It is quite possible to spend all day, everyday, networking, using all that the social media technology has to offer.  But it must be asked, is it worth it?  The answer is a resounding YES.  Wade Burgess, the director of sales for LinkedIn just gave a webcast to Human Capital Institute members(check it out if you haven’t already!) that brought to light a recent study: "HR professionals understand the potential of social media and overwhelmingly agree (83 percent) that these technologies can improve communication, bring greater efficiency to the workplace and provide great insight about people’s interests and motivations. They also understand it offers immense opportunities for learning and knowledge sharing." 

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Recruiting: Enough to Make a Monster Tremble

Article | Author: Matthew Boyle | Source: AESC | Published: June 26, 2010
Corporate recruiter Elisa Bannon of US Cellular in Chicago used to spend up to $4 million a year to post jobs and screen résumés through the three heavyweights of online job search—Monster (MWW), CareerBuilder, and Yahoo! (YHOO) HotJobs. Read more
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