If you are wondering who the person is behind this popular blog, then let me explain a little about myself and some of the different things I do that might be of interest to you and your company.With over 20+ years working in the recruitment industry, coupled with 6+ years hands on social media experience I draw on all of this to advise, guide and help companies integrate social media into their recruitment strategies and processes. Recently appointed an Official LinkedIn® EMEA Talent Solutions Partner
Some of the work I have done:
- Design, implementation and European roll out of new online recruitment system for High Street Retailer
- Full recruitment review/audit, producing a socially integrated recruitment strategy for well known entertainment company
- Social recruiting review and strategy implementation for multiple recruitment agencies.
- Strategic recruitment advisor for European recruitment agency
I adopt a hands-on and interactive approach to training recruiters - both agency side and in-house. My focus is on helping them use the various different social media platforms - such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and many others to identify, source, engage with and recruit people for companies. This can be bespoke to your company onsite or via open workshops.
Some of the training provided has been:
- Six month bespoke social recruiting training programme for leading financial services company
- Training a new Pharma recruitment team in social media
- Multiple LinkedIn training courses for recruitment teams
- Advanced searching techniques for researchers
What recruitment training can I help you with? Call me -01903 206249 | email here
I regularly get asked to speak at events and conferences in the UK and Europe. I can talk on various subjects around the use of social media in recruitment aka social recruiting, dependant on the needs of your audience. Each time I accept an engagement I produce a custom presentation for the event. A list of the events and subjects I have spoken at can be found here.
Do you need a speaker at your next event or conference? Call me -01903 206249 | email here
I am the blogger behind Sirona Says, and it is something I am very passionate about (you might be able to tell!). Over the six years I have written nearly a 1000 posts on all aspects of recruitment, HR and social recruiting >>you could say I like blogging! This blog regularly attracts c20,000 visitors every month, with over 1000 subscribers to the feeds, so I like to think I am doing something right!
And when we talk about the power of blogs and social media content - over the last few years I can directly attribute over £200k of consulting assignment to content that I have written on this blog. Not bad is it?
So if you are looking to bring in a blogger to add some great content for your company Call me -01903 206249 | email here
I am the proud author of Smart Social Media Recruitment Strategies (published by Ark Publishing) - a business book I wrote for companies looking at using social media in recruitment. This was always a goal of mine to do, and after being approached by the publisher I agreed to the project. Details of the book can be found here.
If there is a publisher reading this and you like the style and content of my writing, I am ready to look at writing my next book, so would be very happy to talk to you. Email here