Archive | September 2010

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7 Simple Steps To Perfect Customer Service

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140 Blogs on HR and Recruiting #truManchester #ConnectingHR

I recently commented on a blog post on XpertHR from Michael Carty about UK HR Bloggers. My comment related to: 1: What constitutes an HR blog 2: The lack of HR Practitioners blogging (I don’t know more than 10 globally) 3: Why that might be. It provoked quite a discussion. I’m all in favour of […]

Winning Social Media Tactics

A POST FOR #WORDLESSWEDNESDAY

Is the “lost generation” a myth?

I took part in the graduate recruiting track and the GenY track at #truManchester. My takeaway from the latter was the feedback from those that fit the stereotype by age, (and not the old people talking about them), was that they would rather not be boxed in to an age bracket definition which dictates what […]

@TheHRD Unmasked? A Bigger Mystery Than The Loch Ness Monster

In recognition of “International talk like a pirate day”, I’m going to do a different type of post. It’s also a Sunday and you need something different. Normal service will be resumed on monday with a business post announcing the Blog Squad. Theres a big question going around that is causing debate throughout the Pubs […]

Take a look at the Twintettes

A new blog was launched this week, The Twintettes, and it makes me feel like a proud Dad. The reason for this feeling, is that this is the latest offering from 2 interns I mentor and manage, that have been implementing social recruiting for Jack Barton’s Oyster and Ocean Partnership, as well as JobshopHQ. They have […]

Turning Your Stream In To A Twitter Toilet Book

I have taken two sets of posts direct from todays twitter stream. These are real and have not been edited in any way. I have taken off the twitter names, not to plagiarise, but to protect the innocent, the guilty and the gurus. If one of these tweets belong to you and you can recognise […]

Happy Birthday To Me

It’s my Birthday today. A time for celebration for having managed to stay around for another year, and a time for reflection. It has been a really tough year in many ways as most who know me will testify. Being in training and consultancy to Recruiting businesses during what has been the toughest recession in […]

Candidate Commercials on YouTube #socialrecruiting

Today I’m giving over this blog to promoting a candidate commercial from YouTube for super sourcer Marie Journey. I was planning to write a post on how candidates can use the channel to promote themselves in the job hunt on my sister blog, Social Job Search. I’m not a fan of the video resume for […]

#HRCarnival TV: The first 6 interviews

Welcome back to friends from the #HRCarnival. It is great to host again. There is more time to record interviews, and I know there are plenty of invites that have been requested, just waiting for you to jump on-board. I’m grateful to my technology sponsor and provider Ovia from Inovaz, who have adjusted their platform […]