ATC Social Media Conference

We are coming to the end of the early bird discount period for the joint event between Inspecht and ATC Social Media: A Recruitment Revolution. while the early bird discount is good, register 2 or more delegates and you get an even better deal. So why attend? Listen to Australian case studies from Ernst &Continue reading “ATC Social Media Conference”

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 social media a SCAM for recruiting

Credit:Flickr cambodia4kidsorg Last week a US recruitment expert Peter Weddle called social media a SCAM for recruiting. He stated that it was a waste of time with no ROI, although he did not use the term ROI. Finally his prediction was that social media will not be the future of recruiting until 2014 while job boardsContinue reading “Is social media a SCAM for recruiting”

Internal Social Network Analysis

Following yesterday’s post on future recruiting technology, which looking back should have read future talent management technology, here is an example of thing I am seeing in the market. SAP has built a Social Network Analyzer prototype for inside the organisation. (Hat tip James Governor.) It aggregates existing enterprise data to display and discover organizational relationships. It providesContinue reading “Internal Social Network Analysis”

Job Applications on Twitter-like service

I found this over at the Amnesia blog a Dutch marketing agency, Energize, in a bid to attract social media cadidates has reworked their job application page to look like Twitter. I have to agree with the guy at Amnesia it is a little gimmicky, but as they said the site is getting attention.  AContinue reading “Job Applications on Twitter-like service”

Social Media In the Workplace

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 Workplacehttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=fcbpresentationv3-090511080010-phpapp01&rel=0&stripped_title=social-media-in-the-workplace        View more presentations from Michael Specht. For nearly 20 years geeks haveContinue reading “Social Media In the Workplace”

ATC: Dr Ian Williamson

Unfortunately the schedule for ATC was changed so I missed the first 30 minutes of Dr Williamson’s presentation, however what I did catch was very very good. Employees are repositories of both human and social capital therefore talent retention is all about relationship management. Dr Williamson (Associate Professor from Melbourne School of Business) talked aContinue reading “ATC: Dr Ian Williamson”

Social Media in the Workplace and Policies

It is interesting how things align for the last few months I have been talking with FCB Workplace Lawyers about speaking at their breakfast series on social media in the workplace. The growth in discussion on this topic over the same period has been amazing. Last week FCB announced the details of these sessions 8thContinue reading “Social Media in the Workplace and Policies”