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The Day I Discovered A Recruitment Dominatrix [True story]

Image credit here I am going to share with you true story from a social recruiting workshop I did, that will undoubtedly make you smile, but also has potentially serious consequences for your employees. For reasons you will soon understand there will be no names mentioned here. As part of my consulting assignments with companies, […]

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5 Ways To Connect With People On LinkedIn For Free Without Their Email Address

  Over the last few months we have all seen LinkedIn reduce the capability to easily connect and network with people. While I have no issue with them doing this (they are a business after all), it gets a little frustrating when methods you have used for ages suddenly disappear without warning (or explanation). I […]

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How To Source Candidates Using Google Plus and Twitter [Recording]

  Google+ and Twitter are still being under-used by recruiters and sourcers looking to identify and engage with new candidates. There are huge advantages – 2.6 billion  - in using these platforms to identify prospective talent across all sectors, industries and in different countries. Yesterday I delivered a live webinar for Sourcecon (ERE), on the […]

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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 […]

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Recruiters: Why Are You Not Using Facebook Graph Search?

  Hands-up if you subscribe to the theory, ‘Facebook is rubbish for recruiting’. Well you won’t be the only one, the majority of recruiters I come across seem to adopt this approach to the world’s largest social network. For many (especially Europeans), it is ‘private’ and restricted to their friends and family, and they leave […]

My BBC Film: How To Sell Your Skills Online

Last year I was asked by the BBC to make a short film for BBC WebWise – their website for sharing different advice online. The director wanted me to explain to viewers how social media can help people better present themselves, to aid their job searching online. With companies and recruiters now using sites like LinkedIn, […]