Recruiters are adept at building relationships on a national, even global, scale. This competency is enabled, and sometimes caused by, the ease and prevalence of using social technology. But connecting to a potential candidate online or "friending" them on the social web isn't the same as a face-to-face interaction.
Building, engaging and hiring from a local talent pool requires a dedicated effort and a lot of hard work. Those are two characteristics the recruiting force of the United States Marine Corps have in spades. We'll hear from one of their recruiting trainers on this case-study webcast