The unblog dialogue

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?” […]

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 […]

LinkedIn To Build On Facebook?

This post is based on speculation and opinion. I have no inside information, but I have a theory as to the direction LinkedIn and Facebook might take. Over the last few months I’ve been thinking a lot about what the long term aims and ambitions are for the super channels that are LinkedIn and Facebook. My feeling is that […]

When The S**T hits the fan. A ConSol Partners Story

I was on my way back from #truMadrid when I got a message on Facebook from a fairly senior head of recruiting at a business you would all know. The message contained a link to a story published in The Kernel about recruitment business ConSol Partners under the heading “Another Tech Recruiter Lying And Fabricating”under […]

Women @ Work (Infographic)

Most days I get sent an infographic that the producer is certain will be of interest to my readers. Usually they are of no interest to anyone. A thinly disguised link back or self promotion, but I got this one yesterday from On-Line MBA that is a bit different and got me thinking, with regards […]

A recruiting manifesto #truEurope

this document is not my original thought, though I concur with much of the thinking. This is a manifesto from Bjorn veestra, the founder of Employer brand Insights, prior to his track at #truEurope, in a bit of a Jerry McGuire moment. Enjoy and comment, Bill MANIFESTO – #trueurope ‘The future of labour: The Talent […]

How to build a “real” community. Must watch video

After last weeks post about Communities and Stack Overflow, there has been a lot of discussion around the topic. Dimitar Stanimiroff, the Regional Sales Director for Europe and Australasia sent me this video of Joel Spolsky, one of the Stack Overflow founders talking about how the community has evolved. I think there are some great […]