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Your Hiring Manager on LinkedIn

Taking a look at how best to use your hiring manager on LinkedIn   At Social Media Search, much of what we do involves placing the hiring manager at the centre of what we call, “Relationship Building Recruitment” through our ExecConnections process. The hiring manager is an underutilised tool in the recruitment process which we

Sorcha speaks to Tony Goodwin, CEO of Antal International

Our first in a series of interviews with leading recruitment professionals sees Sorcha speak to Tony Goodwin, CEO of Antal International       Shortly after the Soviet Coup in 1993, Tony Goodwin, CEO of Antal International, boarded a plane to Russia with the intention of developing a business. 23 years later, his entrepreneurial philosophy

A Word On LinkedIn Groups

We took inspiration from our past whitepaper on LinkedIn Groups and have taken an updated look at the functionality. Setting up LinkedIn groups and maintaining and keeping members engaged is a challenge. However, if played to an advantage online communities can bring reap rewards.   According to LinkedIn, LinkedIn Groups, “provide a place for professionals

Specialist Social Media Sites

One of our Social Media Analysts, Jen, takes a look at some of the specialist social media sites that exist for niche interests. As the popularity of Social Media continues to grow, finding like minded individuals in a growing online network becomes much more difficult. While a major selling point for big player sites like

A deeper look at Candidate Nurturing

Candidate nurturing is a key component of the ExecConnections campaign. We recommend an innovative recruitment technology product called CandidateID. CandidateID is talent generation software which enables employers to create and nurture talent pools and importantly, to filter candidates based on our unique IDScore which measures their desire to work for your organisation, in real time. This helps

Talent Generation Case Study

Talent Generation Case Study Siobhan, one of our Social Media Analysts  has summarised one of our talent generation exercises to highlight how simple and powerful a process it is. One of our core services at Social Media Search is known as ‘ExecConnections’. Put simply, this is a contact building talent generation for hiring managers. We recently undertook an
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