Social media

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 […]

Use your social skills for good with the Child Bereavement Charity. (Job)

I’m not in the habit of posting jobs on the blog, but i thought this one was worth sharing. There is tremendous potential for worthwhile causes who use social to spread their message. If it is interesting to you please apply directly. Hat tip to Alex Strang for spreading the word. Please share the link […]

Social Media, Work And HR (Infographic) Featuring @SusanAvello

Susan Avello is smart.and sassy. Susan blogs at HRVirtualcafe.Com. You should check it out. I was lucky enough to meet her at #SHRM12 in the blogger lounge, and we exchange tweets from time to time.Earlier this week Avello shared an infographic that she had put together for a presentation. I like this infographic because theres […]

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 […]

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 […]

Are you thinking about the introverts? (TEDx Video) and other thoughts

I don’t think I could ever be described as an introvert, probably more of an extrovert or an extrovert+. I love being in crowds and public speaking to large audiences. the way that I dress can hardly be described as conservative. and reserved, and I love nothing more than being in the thick of conversation […]

Traditional Marketing V Social Media Marketing (Infographic)

This infographic popped up on one of my Pinterest boards today. It coincided with a call I received to ask for the difference between traditional media and social media marketing. It’s not specific to recruiting, but most of the same principles apply. I think it is worth sharing. and if you agree with the thinking, […]

Don’t think mobile, think responsive design

At #SHRM12 I got to spend time with Jeremy Langans.  If you don’t know of Jeremy, he was the force behind Starbucks launch in to social, and is a thought leader in this space, We have been connected for a few years now but have never had the excuse or opportunity to sit down and just […]

Agency recruiters and #socialrecruiting

I was recently asked to contribute to an e-book aimed at third party recruiting firms. I will share the links when the book becomes available. but in the meantime, this is an exert on my thoughts on some of the challenges the recruitment industry faces from corporate recruiting to technology adoption. Agency recruiters and social-media. […]

Hanging Out With Bullhorn. The Future Of #SocialRecruiting

I’m going to be taking part in a hang out chat on Google+ with Steven Duque, Bullhorns social media evangelist. We decided to go with a hangout because we want the conversations to be informal, rehearsed and a genuine conversation. The feature we are going to be using is Google+ Air that was launched in […]