Recruiting on Facebook Is This Easy

As LinkedIn introduce yet another round of changes that reduces its usefulness for hiring is it time to include the 1.44 billion people using Facebook in your search? Facebook has: 936 million daily active users 798 million mobile daily active users LinkedIn has just 366 million users! Sure they spoon feed you information but what if your perfect […]

Help! My Manager Is Being an Unrealistic Jerk

Help! My Manager Is Being an Unrealistic Jerk Frustrated, the person asking for my help may have used a more colourful word to describe their hiring manager. You know the type though, the one who says, “Find me a java developer?” but won’t tell you anything else. And you work in an IT consultancy so they could be on […]

How to Use Social Recruiting Without Wasting Your Time

How to Use Social Recruiting Without Wasting Your Time   Did you see Katrina Kibben’s recent piece, Why You Should Stop Wasting Your Time With Social Recruiting? With a title like that it sure got my attention and plenty of others in the industry who successfully recruit on social. As an experienced marketer, Katrina makes […]

7 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Recruitment Blog

Theses are the seven things I’ve learned from writing my HR & recruitment blog and from guest blogging for leading global blogs. So wish I’d know them at the start! Seven things to know before starting your recruitment blog 1. Why are you starting your recruitment blog? Writing a blog takes commitment. The worst thing you can […]

Amp Up Your Social Recruiting with Hashtags

Now that sharing free updates on LinkedIn has become pretty well pointless, it’s time to up the ante on the other social networks by embracing hashtags.   Amp Up Your Social Recruiting with Hashtags   Hashtags are your way to search across popular social networks, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+ and more, to find content […]

Social Recruiting: The Repercussions of Using the Wrong Social Media Image

As you’ll have heard, a picture paints a 1000 words, and nothing confirms that more than when you use the wrong image on social media! When I saw this article in Adweek, Vince Vaughn and Co-stars Pose for Idiotic Stock Photos You Can Have for Free, I laughed, a lot. Too often I see these kind of […]