Small or big? That is the question. It’s no surprise that recruiting attracts independent minded people. We are folks who want or need little supervision. We have personalities that are built to take on tasks and get them done. Are you drawn to work with a Goliath size recruiting operation or is your mind set […]
It’s all the rage amongst the HR community. You know what I’m talking about — finding the best candidates on LinkedIn! In order to find and connect with the candidates you are looking for on LinkedIn, you should first make sure you are positioning yourself wisely, staying active and connected, as well as understanding the […]
Between LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, it’s about time that Google+ joins the party in online recruitment. While it’s more of a social networking platform like Facebook, it still has merit in social media recruiting. Not only does it provide an outlet for networking but also drives exposure for job opportunities and company brand.
In a recent article in Management Today, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, a professor at University College London, posited a world in which online recruitment was much like online dating. Rather than conducting a Google search or scouring company websites and social media networks to find open positions, job seekers would complete a personality assessment that determines not […]
Increasingly when I undertake disciplinary training with managers the question of social media often arises. Among the questions I am asked are: ‘what can we do about Facebook posts?’, and ‘can we stop employees saying what they like on Twitter?’ This last one is a difficult question as it’s a combination of yes and no […]