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Guest Post: Oxfam @#trulondon by @KBMayes

My TruLondon Experience – 6 weeks on Nearly 6 weeks on and I have finally had time to properly reflect on my first experience of an Unconference – and may I say I hope there are many more. Bill had kindly invited me to this years first TruLondon, unfortunately I was only able to attend […]

How to book and confirm 360 interviews in 48 hours: HardRockFirenze Pt 2 #Socialrecruiting

The Hard Rock Firenze  fan-page exceeded all objectives in terms of the volume of fans joining prior to the opening of the new cafe in Firenze (Florence) and job applications via the Work4Us application. Close to 10,000 fans have joined the page, most based in and around Florence, and 3,000 applications were received in for the […]

Job:Social Recruiting Integrator – Oracle EMEA #SocialRecruiting

I recently had the pleasure of hearing Kevin Blair, Head Of recruiting, EMEA delivering a presentation on how Oracle’s 60 recruiters across the region had adopted social media in to the recruiting mix. Theres a blog coming with more detail later this week. I spoke to Kevin today about a new role Oracle EMEA have […]

Why jobseekers will always use jobboards #truStockholm

One of the tracks that really stood out for me at #truStockholm was the future of job boards track. I’ve been in this track quite a few times at different #tru events, and the take is always quite different according to the participants. In Stockholm, our excellent hosts were Monster.Se. With so many images of […]

How one recruiter hired 27 IT staff via twitter #SocialRecruiting

Whilst in Dublin, I heard a great story, how technology expert Ivan Stojanovic of Irish recruiting firm C.P.L. The headline of the story was how he had recruited 27 specialist I.T. staff via twitter. Thats right, 27! The issues that he had in sourcing these people, and why he chose twitter really as a last […]

The Hard Rock Firenze Candidate Experience#SocialRecruiting

You might recall my recent post on the recruiting campaign Hard Rock Firenze are conducting for the opening of a new cafe in Florence. 3 weeks from launch, the application process is closing and the selection stage begins in earnest. The fan page now stands a few short of 9,500 fans and the excellent Work4Us […]

The difference between Sourcers and Resourcers

Andy Headworth featured Julia Stone’s prezi from Sourcecon on his blog Sirona Says today. In the UK, we often get confused by the term Sourcer and Resourcer. When I first started going to the states, it was something that confused me. Whilst it’s changing, most European recruiters still employ resourcers rather than sourcers. Having spent […]