Tag Archive | recruiters

Why haven’t more recruiters jumped on the Social Media bandwagon ?

Hi, I’m Elkie Holland  Director and founder of Prospectus IT Recruitment  and Bill asked me to guest blog for him whilst he is hopefully having a fantastic holiday. I run a boutique IT recruitment agency that works in a very niche market. A question which I often hear from those involved with Social Media is:  “Why […]

A Recruiter’s Guide to Twitter

Bill is on vacation this week in sunny Wales so he has kindly invited me (Jonathan Campbell, Social Talent, @recruiterblog) to write a guest blog on his behalf. I run a free weekly recruiting webinar (nearly) every Wednesday at 4pm GMT and Bill helped me with last week’s entitled “Twitter: The Great Untapped Recruitment Tool”. […]

Hold the Recruiter Obituary

You will have read all the posts recently about recruitment dying, and how all companies are going to source their staff directly, and all recruiters might as well shut up shop and go home. From all the talk, the best trade to be in is undertaking, because there are going to be plenty of funerals […]

140 Blogs on HR and Recruiting #truManchester #ConnectingHR

I recently commented on a blog post on XpertHR from Michael Carty about UK HR Bloggers. My comment related to: 1: What constitutes an HR blog 2: The lack of HR Practitioners blogging (I don’t know more than 10 globally) 3: Why that might be. It provoked quite a discussion. I’m all in favour of […]

#HR Evolution – Be careful what you wish for

In an hour, volcanoes permitting, I’m flying to Chicago. On Saturday I will be leading a track at #HREvolution covering the relationship between HR and Recruiters, as well as some other issues that have come out of #tru events. I’m sure the conversation will be enlightening. I’m hoping to provoke a bit of emotion and […]

Scrap H.R?

Earlier this week I phoned a blogtalk radio show hosted by Paul Parris called the ex-recruiter show. Nothing unusual in that but the guest, HR Fishbowl, who I was really impressed with, got me thinking.  Is the real problem with H.R. that it is thought of as a Dept rather than a function? I should […]