Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for recruiters

Over the last few years there has been a significant growth in the number of people using general search engines to search for jobs. In Australia alone the word jobs appears in around 30 million searches per month! However what does this really mean? Does it mean that Seek, MyCareer and CareerOne will be goingContinue reading “Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for recruiters”

9th Annual Source of Hire Report

Industry heavy weights Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler will be releasing their 9th Annual Source of Hire report on Friday US time on the CareerXRoads web site. I was lucky enough to be sent an advanced copy by Gerry. Once again the reports details where corporations in the US found their employees during 2009, this year they look atContinue reading “9th Annual Source of Hire Report”

Australian Vendor PeopleStreme – 30% increase in Revenue

Many companies during the last 12 months have experienced either a reduction or at best no growth in revenue, not local vendor PeopleStreme . PeopleStreme, who sell talent management solutions recorded a 30% increase in revenue. According to Lyle Potgieter CEO of PeopleStreme: “Organisations have got two problems, the first being getting their people productive,Continue reading “Australian Vendor PeopleStreme – 30% increase in Revenue”

Australian Vendors fail with RSS

I was updating my feeds today and decided I had better add the news/press/media release for a number of local vendors. I had not done this earlier as last I had looked most did not provide RSS feeds, I had hoped this situation had changed. Unfortunately I was wrong. Of the 12 vendors I check before writingContinue reading “Australian Vendors fail with RSS”

Unique Video Usage

If you have been following some of the other HR and Recruitment blogs in Australia there has been a bit of talk about using video, even I joined the discussions with a bit of a technology review. Today I want to highlight a fairly unique use of YouTube Video. (If you are in marketing circlesContinue reading “Unique Video Usage”

Using Video within your HR Processes

Yesterday afternoon I sat in to listen Bill Boorman‘s Downunder Recruiting show where the discussion was on video, an interesting topic. I am very interested in video within a talent acquisition strategy as this has been a topic for many many years and I am glad to see people are starting to move away from theContinue reading “Using Video within your HR Processes”

10 things to do in 2010

While we are still in the first few weeks of the new year I through it would be good to look at come of the things you should focus on during 2010 to. In no particular order here is my list of 10 things to do in 2010: Have an HR/Talent Management/Recruiting application blueprint TheContinue reading “10 things to do in 2010”

Thoughts on the Peopleclick Authoria merger

On 5 January 2010 Authoria and Peopleclick combined to form the largest privately owned company in the Talent Management marketplace. The new company, Peopleclick Authoria, claims to serve almost 60% of the Fortune 100 organisations. The new CEO will be Charles S. Jones, Managing Partner of Bedford Funding, the private equity firm undertaking the deal.Continue reading “Thoughts on the Peopleclick Authoria merger”

Unique job seeking method

I was forwarded an interesting Facebook event invitation today, someone seeking a job! Here is the deal, our hero today is Paul a recent uni graduate in Engineering majoring in Robotics and Mechatronics and minoring in Mechanical Design Engineering with 18 months professional experience. Paul is having issues getting a job, so he put aContinue reading “Unique job seeking method”

Movement at Stepstone?

After performing well in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant report it seems things are changing for Stepstone . Earlier this week they held an Extraordinary General Meeting to vote on de-listing the company from both the Norwegian and UK exchanges. De-listing of the shares of the company from Oslo Børs In accordance with the Board’s proposal, the general meetingContinue reading “Movement at Stepstone?”