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Who are jobrapido? A conversation with Vito Lomele

If you follow this blog, then you might remember that I had the opportunity to announce that Evenbase made their first acquisition,  Jobrapido, on April 16’th. I got to speak with Evenbase Chairman Keith Potts at the time, who explained the reasoning behind the deal. Potts sees the future of digital recruiting being having a […]

Sunday Shoutout: Steve Browne (@SBrowneHR)

The book Social Gravity by my friends at Talent Anarchy, Jason Lauritsen and Joe Gerdastandt has become my networking Bible. In the book, Joe and Jason talk about continually making intentional connections, and two of the areas that they feature extensively are karma and “The Bank of Reciprocity”. I love what these guys have to […]

If Google Were A Person

I’m just back from a brilliant #truBudapest, which was put together by Balazs Paroczy and was sponsored by our friends Kelly OGC and Monster Hungary. They were fantastic hosts, and over 100 participants from 9 different countries attended.  It was a great event. One of the tracks I took part in was SEO, hosted by […]

Guest post: Transforming the UK graduate market

Today’s guest post is by David Hoghton-Carter, Programme Director, Minerva Pathway. I met David at #GEC12 last week. I like the way he thinks about the real issue of employability for the average graduate i:e: Not born with a silver spoon.  He has set up a social enterprise to help tackle the problem. I’m glad to give […]

How well do you know LinkedIn? Embeddable tests from Smarterer

Every so often you see an application or a tool that is actually different. and is something you can use easily. The company is Smarterer, a Boston-based start-up who have just secured an additional $1.25Mn investment from True Ventures, Google Ventures and the About.Me founder Tony Conrad who joins the board of the business. This brings […]

Graduates And Employability #GEC12

Last week I spoke at a great conference/unconference in Leeds, the Graduate Employability Conference 2012, organised by the team at Gradcore. I really enjoy this event. partly for the topics and also because Martin Edmondson has been brave enough to run a half day conference and a half day unconference. It’s a formula that works […]