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sense of community

What Recruitment Can Learn From Community Managers

Image source How often do you venture into other industries to learn and benefit from their knowledge and experiences? If you don’t you should try it sometime, as you will be surprised how much you can gain from trying it. I did this yesterday by paying to attend the FeverBee Sprint Europe Conference for Community […]

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 […]

Yoda Linkedin

10 Reasons Why There Is a Disconnect On LinkedIn Between Recruiters and Candidates

Why do so many recruiters make wrong assumptions with regards to prospective candidates when they use LinkedIn? We all know what happens when you make assumptions, yet every single day, recruiters are making some huge ones directly regarding their target audience – candidates – on the world’s largest professional network, LinkedIn. And if you are […]

hide and seek

Why Are Recruiters Playing LinkedIn Hide And Seek?

As a recruiter or a sourcer, you want people (applicants, candidates, referrals etc) to find you, don’t you? You are at the very least using LinkedIn and maybe even some other social networks, so it isn’t as if you are being bashful with your digital presence, is it? So why are so many recruiters still playing […]

making contact first

How Do You Approach A New Candidate For The First Time About A Job?

What do you open with when approaching a candidate for the first time, trying to get them interested in the new job your client/line manager has given you? Salary? Opportunity? Location? Company? Project content? And how exactly do you do this? Do you send them job details  via email? InMail? Text? Voicemail? Tweet? Facebook? Do you call […]

Social Media Assumptions Are Costly

Stop Relying On LinkedIn InMails And Use These Contact Methods Instead.

  What would your boss say if you had a 75% failure rate? Would they be happy? Turn it around the other way (in other words, spin it) – you are successful 25% of the time – would that make it anymore palatable? Well that is what LinkedIn sales people are doing – saying that […]