Jobvite Source: Social Recruiting for All

Late last week Jobvite, who 3 weeks ago secured another $8.25 million in series B funding, launched their latest product Jobvite Source. A product that allows any company to source candidates through a combination of social networks without the need of their larger ATS. Jobvite Source also allows employees to refer jobs on to theirContinue reading “Jobvite Source: Social Recruiting for All”

The Facebook Five

During my presentation yesterday on social media in the workplace at RecruitTech I spoke briefly about the “Facebook Five” and felt I would expand on my comments here. In summary six (it was five) NSW prison officers are being threatened with being fired over comments they made on a Facebook page “Suggestion to help BigContinue reading “The Facebook Five”

RecruitTech Presentation

Today I gave a short presentation at RecruitTech in Canberra on Social Media in the workplace. The official bio was: Many big organisations continue to block the use of social networking tools in the workplace, whilst others encourage their use.  But how much Facebook surfing and Twittering is too much?  This presentation weighs up theContinue reading “RecruitTech Presentation”

Is blogging over?

Two interesting things have happened in the last 3 days. I woke on Saturday morning to the news that Joel Cheesman, the Cheezhead site and from what I can tell brand had been purchased by Jobing. Part of this change is the blog will be no more. This news struck me as very strange, givenContinue reading “Is blogging over?”

Follow up on the sources of talent report

It has been an interesting week or so since Phillip and I released the sources of talent report for Australia. We have had both positive and negative feedback, which is to be expected. Some of the commentary available online: Gerry Crispin Alice Snell Ross Clennett Six Figures Peerlo I would like to review some ofContinue reading “Follow up on the sources of talent report”

Sources of Talent in Australia

Back in April I had one of my many wild ideas, undertake a sources of hire survey for Australia, I mean how hard can it be? The idea was triggered by a post from Phillip Tusing from Destination Talent so after chatting over a few days we decided to join forces and get a surveyContinue reading “Sources of Talent in Australia”

Social media strategy webinar

The folks at Recruiter Daily have asked me to do a short webinar for their readers about social media and recruitment called “Plan your social media strategy – connect, attract and recruit“. The event will be 11am September 17 and you can register online now, even if you can’t make the live event the presentationContinue reading “Social media strategy webinar”