Archive | April 2011

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Using Video in Recruitment

Jonathan Campbell (@recruiterblog) here from Social Talent; Bill kindly asked us to share our free weekly recruiting webinars on this Blog so here is the video of yesterday’s 30 minute presentation on Using Video in Recruitment.    Here’s what it’s all about: Advertisers and Marketeers have predicted that video is the future of the web […]

The #truAmsterdam Schedule

For this #truAmsterdam we have assembled a team of 20 track-leaders from the “people” space around the globe, and after crowd sourcing the current hot topics have put together a schedule of tracks that promise 2 days of great conversation and some controversy. Feel free to move between the tracks as you wish. As always, […]

Guest Post: @SValderrama: Snr Director Talent Acquisition Sodexo #truAmsterdam

It’s great to welcome @SValderrama, the Senior Director for Talent Acquisition at Sodexo USA to #truAmsterdam. Sherrie will be sharing the impressive Sodexo case study, talking about real world practice and leading a track on internal sourcing and mobility programs. These are Sherries thoughts: I am a huge believer in the power of failure—not the […]

Hidden places to search for candidates

I’ve been playing around recently with alternative channels for searching for people.In my last post I talked about how to use geek words in your searches to find hidden people. In the search for the best talent,  you need to extend your searches beyond the usual LinkedIn, Google and Monster.No disrespect to these locations but […]

Cracking The Geek Code

I blogged a while ago about meeting one of my social-media idols @documentally on a train journey from Preston to Northampton. I’d been on the mobile and he had overheard me use the term “tweetup.” This triggered a conversation and a meeting with someone I had been following (and learning from for a while.) I […]

Why haven’t more recruiters jumped on the Social Media bandwagon ?

Hi, I’m Elkie Holland  Director and founder of Prospectus IT Recruitment  and Bill asked me to guest blog for him whilst he is hopefully having a fantastic holiday. I run a boutique IT recruitment agency that works in a very niche market. A question which I often hear from those involved with Social Media is:  “Why […]

Who should be part of the candidate recruitment experience?

Following on from my first guest post for Bill on Tuesday (yes, it’s Martin Couzins back again), today I want to look at what type of role will deliver the new candidate experiences that are emerging (or are being talked about). I’m not a recruitment industry expert so be gentle on me – these are […]

SOCIAL MEDIA: A compulsory subject for all university degrees?

Hi, I’m Ruxandra, one of the #trugrads. Bill is climbing mountains in sunny Wales this week so he invited me to write this guest blog on his behalf. This is the topic I will talk through at #Tru Amsterdam. SOCIAL MEDIA: A compulsory subject for all university degrees? Definitely!!! I would like to start this […]

Recruitment content marketing

Hi, I’m Martin Couzins and I’ll be posting two guest posts for Bill this week – one today and one on Thursday. Today I wanted to take a look at some of the great examples of content marketing we are seeing in the recruitment space. Having followed Bill’s endeavours with Hard Rock Cafe and having […]

A Recruiter’s Guide to Twitter

Bill is on vacation this week in sunny Wales so he has kindly invited me (Jonathan Campbell, Social Talent, @recruiterblog) to write a guest blog on his behalf. I run a free weekly recruiting webinar (nearly) every Wednesday at 4pm GMT and Bill helped me with last week’s entitled “Twitter: The Great Untapped Recruitment Tool”. […]