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What About The Facebook Jobboard?

There’s been a lot of talk about the Facebook job board and just what it might look like. The speculation is really around if Facebook are looking to take a chunk out of the job board revenues. Being the dominant force on the internet for user numbers and potential, it is easy to see the […]

What If I Don’t Want To Engage? The Elephant In The Room

I’ve been spending a lot  of time recently talking to people who don’t appear to be massively active in the social channels, but who I know are in the job market. I was interested in why they were job hunting but apparently not connecting, and I got some interesting answers back that have made me […]

Sunday ShoutOut: Jerome Ternynck – The Smart Recruiter

I like people who are disruptive and do things in different ways. People who challenge the status quo and don’t just do what everyone else does because thats the way things are done. A year ago today I first met Jerome at #TalentnetLive in SanAntonio. I know it was a year ago today because it […]

Live and Breathe Social Media By @jobgram

I’ve been following Paul Jacobs new business Jobgram Ltd since they launched earlier this year. I’m going to be publishing a case study shortly that will share the results of one of the Jobgram campaigns. What is clear is that these infographic job descriptions have caught the imagination and are getting shared around a lot […]

Sod Recruiting, It’s The Olympics

Never mind G4S, security shortages, we can rely on the army, brand wars, commercialisation. The trains will run, the people will come from around the world and enjoy our great city. Just a stones throw from Norton Folgate, there will be victories and disappointments and surprise defeats and astonishing golds. .Mostly I’m looking forward to […]

Those Google Operators As Explained By Google

I make no secret of not being a demon sourcer, but I have been asked a few times recently what a Google operator is. It seems plenty of recruiters are hearing the terms banded about, and are reluctant to ask for fear of looking a bit foolish. In case you fit in that category, I […]

To @IOR. Don’t shoot the messenger.

Today has been an interesting day in twitter to say the least, with a few lessons that might be worth taking note of. You can draw your own conclusions. I got a few messages this morning asking for my opinion on a Facebook page that was raising a few eyebrows. The page was set up […]