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My Last Post

I first started blogging here nearly three years ago. This blog was only meant to be a 3 month project to promote the first #truLondon, then again there was only ever plans for 1 #TruLondon. This is post number 497. It has been a long journey. My first post was titled “whats all this unstuff?” […]

You must read this post on influence

This post is a bit of an experiment related to on-line influence and on-line impact. My view is that when we talk about influence, we really mean impact. Influence became a bit of a trendy word to use, multiplied by the likes of Klout and PeerIndex. Suddenly everyone was arguing about influence, relevance and whether […]

A 100 Years Of Recruiting Tech @TalentBinHiring (Infographic) #TruSanFran

Tomorrow I’m leaving for SanFrancisco and #TruSanFran. The event takes place on Thursday 16′th August and will be hosted by our friends at TalentBin. I’ve been really impressed with the way they have developed from an early social referral product which I was unconvinced about, through to a brilliant sourcing tool. The 2 big features […]

The History Of Technical Recruiting According To @TalentBinHiring (Infographic) #TruSanFran

Tomorrow I’m leaving for SanFrancisco and #TruSanFran. The event takes place on Thursday 16’th August and will be hosted by our friends at TalentBin. I’ve been really impressed with the way they have developed from an early social referral product which I was unconvinced about, through to a brilliant sourcing tool. The 2 big features […]

The History Of Technical Recruiting According To @TalentBinHiring (Infographic) #TruSanFran

Tomorrow I’m leaving for SanFrancisco and #TruSanFran. The event takes place on Thursday 16’th August and will be hosted by our friends at TalentBin. I’ve been really impressed with the way they have developed from an early social referral product which I was unconvinced about, through to a brilliant sourcing tool. The 2 big features […]

Get Referred: The Big Change In #SocialRecruiting?

There is a feature that I have been noticing appearing on most of the Facebook recruiting applications. The get referred feature enables you to see how you are connected with the employing company, and enables you to message your contacts to ask to be referred for a particular job. In most of the apps you […]

Recruiters: This is the future (if you have one)

I’ve worked in and around recruiters for the last 30 years. I’ve been a director of a national recruitment business, and up to 3 years ago all of my career had been in third-party agency sector. the last few years nearly all of my clients have been corporate, because the corporate sector has been quickest […]