Archive | May 2011

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What does this say about the “Employer Brand?”

Nothing original, but I watched this today via Facebook. Thanks to Hard Rock’s @AlisonMcCue. It’s nothing new or ground breaking but I think it speaks volumes about the culture and approach to work. Would you rather read the brochure or watch the recruiters documentary? I’d bet all the staff featured shared it with their friends, […]

#TruDublin

#TruDublin Schedule: 25’th – 26’th May After feedback and crowd-sourcing attendees of #truDublin, we’ve come with a schedule for the event that is topical, current and bound to provoke conversation #tru style. There will be 3 tracks running each hour, hosted by a track-leader with expertise in or experience in the discussion topic. Tracks last […]

Guest post: Students and Social Media #truAmsterdam

I am writing this guest post following the research I have done for my track at April’s #truAmsterdam – Students and Social Media: The #Tru Story. Why did I choose this track? Being very lucky to be part of the #trugrad mentoring scheme, and like this discovering the amazing help of social media when job […]

Internal Sourcing:The Sodexo Story from #truAmsterdam

I sat in on the internal sourcing track at #truAmsterdam, in which Sherie Valderrama from Sodexo USA shared her experiences of introducing a hugely successful internal sourcing strategy. This means that Sodexo are as likely to look for new recruits within their own ranks as they are to source outside. It is easy to see […]

#truAmsterdam thinking: Student Recruiting, Gaming And Empire Avenue

Listening to #truGrad Ruxandra Fratescu’s excelent track on how students are using social-media, and how they communicate, 3 points really stood out from her research and questionnaire. OK,only 100 students completed it and they were all from the same University, but I’m sure that once this has been expanded to a wider circle the results […]