How To Avoid Direct Sourcing Disasters!

When direct sourcing goes wrong, it really goes wrong. Social media has made direct sourcing an In-house Recruiter’s dream… and a nightmare. Because as much as you can approach passive candidates and promote your employer brand, your hiring manager can destroy … Continued

Write Job Post Headlines Like A Pro

Do you write job post headlines that grab attention? Due in the main to social media, our attention span has dropped to just 8 seconds. That’s shorter than a goldfish! Have you considered this when writing your job posts?   Caveat This … Continued

Successful Technical Recruitment Is A Long Game

Did you see the recent article in Recruitment Grapevine where Rethink Group talked about their evolution into a Recruitment 2.0 partner? They have realised they need to evolve to stay valuable to their clients. Proper partnering from recruitment through to retention.   If … Continued

Facebook At Work: Beyond The Hype

Facebook At Work is in the app store, but what does that mean? In its own words, “Facebook at Work lets you create a work account that is separate from your personal Facebook account. With a Facebook at Work account, … Continued

Recruiting on LinkedIn? This is for you!

Recruiting on LinkedIn, without a recruiter license? Read on! Have a recruiter license? Read on anyway.   Announced last week, LinkedIn is “increasing the visibility of your extended network in search” Hoorah, to those of us who search infrequently as … Continued

Social & Mobile Recruiting Go Hand In Hand!

At a recent AIA Worldwide in-house recruitment event, we were asked to test out applying for a job on our own career site using our mobile phones. The results were nothing short of a disaster! Many are ignoring the fact that social & mobile … Continued

Share The Social Recruiting Love!

To build your fan base, following, tribe, whatever you want to call it, takes time. It’s time well spent because it improves quality of hire, cultural fit, retention, productivity and, of course, saves a bucket load of cash. So why … Continued