Michael Specht

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

What’s next with social recruiting

November 20th, 2009 · Comments Off · Branding, Future, HR Management, Recruitment · 5,532 views

If you have been following this blog for a while you would know that I am always looking for the next thing. I have been doing the same thing with using social media in business. Social Recruiting has a lot of  buzz at the moment. How do I know there is a buzz, well 200+ people […]

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Social Media In the Workplace

May 11th, 2009 · 5 Comments · HR Management, Recruitment, Social Networks · 13,331 views

Below are my notes for the talk I have given over the last week on social media in the workplace. I admit they do not flow as an essay as they supplemented my slides, hopefully you can derive my messages. Social Media in the Workplace        View more presentations from Michael Specht. For nearly 20 years geeks have […]

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The Cluetrain rides again

October 17th, 2008 · 11 Comments · Enterprise 2.0, New Media, Social Networks · 15,499 views

Almost 10 years ago Chris Locke, Doc Searls, David Weinberger and Rick Levine published a book that was going to change the way we saw the world, The Cluetrain Manifesto. The basic premise in the book is that markets are conversations. Their members communicate in language that is natural, open, and honest, sometimes even direct. […]

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