Tag Archive | social media

Abba – A Recruiter’s Lament

Guest post by Elkie Holland from Prospectus IT Recruitment. I’m sure we’re all familiar with the lyrics of “Ring Ring”  by Abba from 1973.  Listen to it again now and visualise a Recruiter sitting at their desk having advertised their latest job and waiting for the star candidate to call them. I (recruiter) sit and wait […]

Socially with @jennydevaughn

Jenny DeVaughn work is rubbish! not that she’s bad, but she works for Waste Management, and is hiring 1500 people. waste management is a conservative, corporate environment. Jenny talks about roadblocks., changing the “we’ve always done it this way mentality. trying to explain social to the unconverted, being evangelical without being labelled mad. It’s not always […]

#TruDublin

#TruDublin Schedule: 25’th – 26’th May After feedback and crowd-sourcing attendees of #truDublin, we’ve come with a schedule for the event that is topical, current and bound to provoke conversation #tru style. There will be 3 tracks running each hour, hosted by a track-leader with expertise in or experience in the discussion topic. Tracks last […]

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”. […]

11 Year Old Hijacking

Hi, I’m Frank Boorman, Bill Boorman’s 11 year old son (But you probably know that) and dad is away in london so I’m hijacking his blog and telling you about Club Penguin. It has around 90 million users (Yes, 90 million!) making it one of the biggest social networks  in the world. And now, I’m […]

Social media checking goes very Big Brother!

Unusually, this is the second post of the day. I’m writing this post because I picked up on a service being introduced by a company called Social Intelligence. The original post that alerted me to this was in ERE, and was written by Todd Raphael. Thanks to them for keeping us informed. The concept of […]

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 […]

Turning Your Stream In To A Twitter Toilet Book

I have taken two sets of posts direct from todays twitter stream. These are real and have not been edited in any way. I have taken off the twitter names, not to plagiarise, but to protect the innocent, the guilty and the gurus. If one of these tweets belong to you and you can recognise […]