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Social media for recruitment

There are some fundamental things required to create a good professional LinkedIn profile. This article will provide you with some tips for selecting a new LinkedIn profile photo. It is the first aspect of your LinkedIn profile that people will see. It can damage your credibility if you have a poor...

Clock-Icon Jan 8, 2014 | author-Icon |

On the 19th November (2013) LinkedIn announced the introduction of Showcase Pages. In essence this allows companies to set up product or service specific pages that can be “followed”. Up until now users could only follow company pages (or LinkedIn influencers). The new Showcase pages feature is...

Clock-Icon Nov 24, 2013 | author-Icon |

In the business to business (B2B) sales environment individual credibility and brand can be as important to a client as the company’s brand. People buy from people they say. In today’s society many people will check out a person online before/after they meet them. The information they gleam...

Clock-Icon Nov 16, 2013 | author-Icon |

At least once in each group of people I train, someone will ask  “Why doesn’t anyone read my articles?”. They have spent time and effort creating some online content, posted it to their blog, and then… nothing happens. Few reads, no shares, no likes. So what they really want to hear are...

Clock-Icon Sep 23, 2013 | author-Icon |

I have attended hundreds if not thousands of networking events in my life and the worst people you can possibly meet are those who immediately ask what you can do to help them without considering what they can do for you. ‘So what do you do? Are you hiring? No? Ok do you want to move companies?...

Clock-Icon Feb 7, 2013 | author-Icon |

Towards the tail-end of 2012 LinkedIn implemented a number of changes across the site, most noticeably to users’ very own profile pages. This is part of the move by LinkedIn away from simply being a place to store your online CV, to a network aimed at, in their own words, “telling your...

Clock-Icon Jan 23, 2013 | author-Icon |

I often joke with potential clients that the main reason they should work with us is because they are about to make the same mistakes that we made for the first time four years ago. We learned our lessons quickly and sometimes harshly and adapted what we do so our clients don’t have to go through...

Clock-Icon Jan 22, 2013 | author-Icon |

As we work more and more on social media for recruitment consultancies, we continue to see that the biggest opportunity to maintain content creation comes from making sure that the type of content created is focused on exactly the same things that drive recruitment consultants on a day-to-day...

Clock-Icon Jan 15, 2013 | author-Icon |

The steps direct recruiters and agency recruiters go through to get to creating a social recruiting content strategy are often the same- Setting objectives, identifying resources, mapping current processes, analysing and understanding their audiences but, when it comes to the content strategy then...

Clock-Icon Dec 5, 2012 | author-Icon |

I have been investigating how the open services white paper will impact organisations like housing trusts in the U.K. In an article in the Guardian in July of this year, a year exactly after the white paper was published the implications of the white paper were discussed. It is obvious that there...

Clock-Icon Nov 30, 2012 | author-Icon |