Archive | January 2012

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Brilliant #SocialRecruiting Is A Marathon

Last year I had the pleasure of spending time with Mike Vangel of TMP Worldwide. Recently I blogged about the UPS Road trip Competition he put together for sourcing a high volume of contract staff from loaders to drivers to cover the Christmas peak. It was an impressive campaign that got real results. I first […]

Accelerating Talent Networks/Communities With Talent Maps #SocialRecruiting

Talent networks and talent communities take time to build. I’ve been thinking about this quite a lot recently. One of the most interesting businesses I got to spend time with last year was Talent Works International, based out of Northampton, who have 9 offices across the globe. Talent Works are an evolution of a recruiting […]

Skills are the new currency at BraveNewTalent.

There’s a new world of work coming. There’s no doubt that work is moving to the contingent model, with people bringing in skills for the short-term, completing projects and moving on. Jobs have changed, and so have their requirments. The skills an employer needs now, they won’t need in the future. The shift to the knowledge sector […]

Free Job Boards And New Recruiter Revenues?

I’ve been following the twitter stream from the Enhance Media Conference (#EMConf) today. The event covers all areas of on-line recruiting, and attracts about 450 attendees.I reported the twitter stream in my last post. It’s a long reading but well worth a glance to pick out your own highlights. There’s some real nuggets in there. […]

#EMConf:The Backchannel

Enhance Media hosted the U.K.’s largest On-Line Recruitment Conference today. This is the highlights and story of the back channel. Most tweets come from those in the room. Thanks for keeping us all informed! Best to read bottom up. I’ve taken out duplicates and retweets “ Well done to the @EnhanceMediaLtd team for a great […]

What do Google do with hangouts? #SocialRecruiting

I was sent a link this week from @JeffreyTMoore, about how Google students have started broadcasting live hang outs on Google+. Jeff is a lead recruiter for the engineering team on the East Coast, for Google. I got to spend some time with him when he came to #truBoston, when we were trying to work […]