Michael Specht

A blog from Australia looking at technology, management, Human Resources (HR) and recruitment.

7th Annual ATC Conference coming up

March 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · Recruitment ·

The 7th Annual ATC Conference is just around the corner and from the looks of the agenda it will be as fantastic as the previous ones. This year’s theme is around agile talent management and will be looking at the different ways you can structure your talent management function. As always the speaker line up […]

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ATC Social Media Presentation

December 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Branding, Communication, Engagement, Recruitment, Social Networks ·

Here is my presentation from the ATC Social Media event. My main messages that I hope people took away were: Using social media for marketing is ok, but engagement and community is better Engagement and community is harder than just a Twitter account or Facebook Social Media is not easy, nor is it free True […]

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Sourcing in Australia

July 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Recruitment ·

A growth area for both agency recruiters and internal functions is that of sourcing and over the last few years the availability of tools to source candidates have changed dramatically. A decade ago to undertake the sourcing of a hard to find candidate involved a lots of phone calls and a really good contact list. […]

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10 days to go!

September 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Recruitment ·

Only 10 days to go before the early bird pricing for this year’s ATC Social Media conference expires! If you are thinking of going, and why wouldn’t you, register now to save 20% on your registration. What will you get from coming along? Well other than listening to me natter on about mobile recruiting you […]

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Mobile Recruiting

August 27th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Recruitment, Social Networks ·

At the upcoming ATC Social Media conference (early bird prices until 30 September) I will be talking briefly about mobile recruiting. A topic I know is a little strange to some people, but I think effective use of mobile technology is going to become a critical part of a recruiters toolkit. Let’s face it mobile […]

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