CaseStudy

Smartphone tips from the BBC

Over the last year I’ve been working closely with the talent acquisition team at the BBC. last week marked the soft launch of Inside BBC Future Media, which includes plenty of content about working in the dept, and a Work4labs tab to check out the jobs whilst you are there. I say soft launch because […]

Pizza Hut People Go #SocialRecruiting With @PizzaHut_Dan (Case Study)

I’ve been attending Craig Fishers #TalentNetlive events across Texas for the last few years. I usually speak on topics like Facebook recruiting or cool tools panels. One of the good things about returning to the same events is that you get to see a few of the same faces and hear how they are progressing […]

How to fail at on-line advertising (infographic) from Monster

I was sent this infographic from Monster which they put together after conducting research among job seekers, and what turns them off when deciding where to apply. Some of it is quite obvious, like spelling mistakes and ambiguous job titles. All of the research I’ve seen recently points to people only applying for jobs they […]

Culture branding with @TheRedrecruiter: Rackertalent6 #SXSW #talentnet

This is a live blog from Austin, and TalentNetlive. i’m watching my friend Michael long speaking.  Long is from Rackspace, and is responsible for culture branding, taking a different approach to talent attraction. Michael started out as a recruiter and started blogging to be able to help candidates without losing the time he needed to […]

Barclays Future Leaders Hub: Reducing Volume/Increasing Quality #trulondon #truStockholm

When your working with a high-profile brand with a public presence, the problem is not getting people to apply for jobs. At #trulondon, Peter Gold spoke of Tesco’s receiving over 1Mn applications via their career site. I’ve seen the same thing with my clients Oracle and the BBC, it’s a different type of problem. The last thing these businesses need […]

@JoinTheFlock: Twitter Hiring

The story of how twitter attract talent is best told in tweets. 140 characters of simplicity. A job feed powered by jobvite, and two house accounts: @JoinTheFlock and a student hiring account @TwitterU. I’ve been following and tracking these accounts for a while to see if there are any hidden secrets in what they do. […]

Sunday Shout Out: Steve Ward: An Agency Recruiter Who “Gets” #SocialRecruiting

Todays Sunday shout out is for Steve Ward of Cloud Nine Recruitment Group, who is well worthy of recognition. Steve is one of a rare but growing breed of agency recruiters who actually understand social recruiting and social media, as more than a job posting avenue. I first connected with Steve through twitter, where he […]