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A Social Media Recruiting Strategy Framework

A few weeks ago I was asked to participate in a Google+ Hangout on implementing social media recruiting strategies. It was a good session with Steve Ward from CloudNine and Louis Welcome from Colleague Software, where we covered the different ways companies can effectively implement innovative social media recruitment strategies. (The recorded show and additional Slideshare […]

book printing

How I Wrote My New Book – Social Media Recruitment

After fourteen months in the making, my latest project – my new book, Social Media Recruitment – is now published*. And if I say so myself it is a damn good book –ok, I am a little biased  I had the pleasure of taking delivery of some copies of the book this week, and I […]

talent demmands affecting HR strategies

Which Talent Demands Are Causing Cracks In HR Strategies?

Are HR leaders paying dearly for chasing the unicorns and purple squirrels of the talent world, or are the business leaders being unrealistic with their demands? Two examples over the last few weeks from large companies have left me with the feeling that there is still a huge problem with the perception of the value […]

mobile recruitment strategy

How Do You Interact With Your Candidates and Clients Daily?

When was the last time you called a candidate on a land line? It is a simple question, here is another. What is the device that an average user picks up 1500 times a week to check? And finally. Which professional networking site we all use every day got 45 million unique visitors on these devices […]

are you nuts

The ‘Are You Nuts?’ Recruitment Strategies

  I just want you to picture the following conversation I have had with four companies over the last two weeks ( and more recently). It has prompted the same response from me on each occasion – “Are you nuts?”. Me: So you have been having issues attracting and recruiting the skills you need? Company: […]

The iRecruit Expo Stage

10 Recruitment Insights From Amsterdam’s #iRecruitExpo

For two days last week, the good (and some great) people from the world of recruitment, talent and HR descended on the RAI in Amsterdam, for the annual iRecruit Conference. It was an enjoyable and well organised conference, and one I would recommend looking out for next year. It was well attended, but why weren’t […]