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LinkedIn is changing. Are you keeping up? #In

  It shouldn’t merit a newsflash, but Linked In has changed significantly over the last 12 months since the A.P.I. was opened up and made accessible. It annoys me to see much of the “expert” advice given to job seekers and recruiters being based on the old model. In my opinion, Linked In is now […]

The G4S #socialrecruiting case study for #trulondon

This is the first of the case studys/papers presented in advance of the masterclass and case study tracks at #trulondon. The masterclass on the 16’th Feb will see each presenter deliver answers to 3 questions taken from the comments section here on this blog. If you want to know more about any aspect of this […]

R.I.P. Steve Newson:Missing From The Stream

I was sorry to hear the news yesterday of the untimely passing of Steve Newson. I met Steve a few times after he attended #trulondon last year, and set up a local tweetup to discuss what we got out of the event. Only 5 of us attended but we had a great night with some […]

New application for #Socialrecruiting: Weedle Skills Pages

I just got introduced to Weedle skill pages  via Facebook and it looks like a great application. Certainly if the growth of Branch Out is anything to go by, as the skills pages get populated it is going to be useful for locating people by skills. The concept is simple and sign up takes 5 […]

What are @LRuettimann and @TheHRD talking about? #trulondon

Theo and Laurie have been cooking up an explosive track about the role of recruiters from an HR perspective. Both Laurie and Theo have forthrite views, and are not known for sitting on the fence. Expect an open exchange and a great conversation. come early, this will be standing room only! “Ruettimann and Theo @THEHRD […]

Finding the right LinkedIn groups #in

I’ve been having a clear out of the LinkedIn groups I belong to today. Theres a few I joined a while ago that are either inactive or have become irrelevant. While looking at the groups I belong to, I found a function that is fantastic for finding groups you should be looking at. It may […]

What is MyResourcer? #trulondon

I’ve been asked just what #trulondon sponsor “MyResourcer” actually do, and why I recommend them to recruitment businesses. What you might be thinking is that is that this is another application for candidate or CV identification or social job postings, it’s not. There are plenty of those doing the rounds. What is different about MyResourcer […]

#trulondon update and 40 reasons you need a ticket

We are now 4 weeks away from #trulondon and plans are coming together for both the unconference and the accompanying #trumasterclass. There are 21 tickets left for #trulondon and 41 for the masterclass. Great track-leaders have been confirmed including: China Gorman – the former Global C.O.O. of SHRM. China will be leading a masterclass session […]

Guest post: A Scotsman In America: One Mans Travels

Todays guest post is from Peter Lanc, better known as HRMexplorer. I had a Skype conversation with Peter earlier this week. I was intrigued by his story. not just how a Scotsman managed to end up in the US, but how he had managed to switch industry sectors throughout his career. With the job market […]

The #Gradjobseeker and Social Media – @MartinEdmondson

Martin Edmondson lives his life helping graduates find work and companies hire graduates through his job board and community at yorkshire grads. The team have won awards and the service innovative. Martin and his team will be leading tracks on Graduate Recruiting in 2011 and effective internships at #trulondon. On 17’th Feb, Martin will be […]