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How to use Twitter for business development and recruitment

How to use Twitter for business development and recruitment Confirm to yourself who you want to build relationships with and who you want to see your messages online – this is the most important process you need to do. It may include your clients, prospective clients, candidates, prospective candidates, prospective employers, journalists, thought leaders, people

Recruitment Bread and Butter Anyone?

Recruitment Bread and Butter Anyone? By Kim Williamson Times have changed and we have a whole new workforce who grew up with the internet which changes things a lot more than most people think. Having grown up with the www at their fingertips, Millennials (current 21 – 35ish year old) and Generation Z (those who

Use social media to create diversity in your shortlists

Use social media to create diversity in your shortlists We’ve offered our popular ExecConnections service to connect hiring managers with potential candidates to create personal talent pipelines for a number of years now and every time we’ve undertaken the work it’s been effective. It’s a simple process: 94% of LinkedIn users (for example) will connect

Prophet for Google Chrome

Prophet for Google Chrome There are an endless number of Google Chrome extensions out there that are available. A number of these are great for recruiters and sourcers. The amount of information you can find when sourcing candidates for a role can be critical, especially when you are faced with time constraints. Now there are

Recruiting creative talent? Try Behance

Recruiting creative talent? Try Behance Long before the corporate world adopted the use of internet and social media for personal branding purposes, designers and creative have been using blogs, online portfolios, and visual CVs to promote their work to potential employers. However, the majority of social recruiting is done using sites like LinkedIn and Facebook.

LinkedIn Openlink

So Linkedin is cracking down on what is possible from a basic profile which clearly effects recruiters, however the rather forgotten link is jobseekers. I have personally been contacted about opportunities in the past. Some I have been interested in and others that didn’t suit my situation at the time but are still relevant so

Stop searching LinkedIn? Not in a Boolean years

Stop searching LinkedIn? Not in a Boolean years By now, news of LinkedIn’s new commercial search limit has spread like wildfire and a lot of people initially overcome by righteous indignation (how dare LinkedIn try to make money) are starting to realise that this is how it’s going to be for the foreseeable future. Before
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