Social Media for Recruitment

One of the things that has been going on in the background for the last couple of months has been the building of a social media for recruitment training program, in partnership with InsideJob. The program consists of three modules; one hour webinar, 1 day introduction and 2 day advance course and is structured toContinue reading “Social Media for Recruitment”

ATC Social Media Event

Yesterday was the first joint ATC/Inspecht event looking specifically at the usage of social media in recruitment. My personal opinion is that overall the day was a great success, although we will wait for the formal feedback from participants to know their feelings. Here are some of my thoughts and observations. Having over 130 peopleContinue reading “ATC Social Media Event”

Self Management & Inspecht Update

The last month to 6 weeks has been very busy, but I have to say I have not made a lot of progress in many different areas. Before we get to the challenges let me review the positive things from the last month. I started attending Jelly in Melbourne and have met some great folks.Continue reading “Self Management & Inspecht Update”

Quoted in the AFR

A couple of weeks ago I spoke to Beverley Head a freelance journalist about recruitment and web 2.0. Today the Australian Financial Review launched their IT Innovations special report with Beverley’s article quoting me. While the article is primarily about KPMG’s virtual career fair that kicks off later this month, I do end up withContinue reading “Quoted in the AFR”

Job referral survey

At the beginning of last month I ran a short survey to find out how job referrals where being used within Australia. The results are now available for download. So what did the survey say? Well in summary it confirmed several facts. First, referrals are big business with 87% of respondents being referred a jobContinue reading “Job referral survey”

Away for a week

Regular readers will know that I disappear once a year for about 9 days to go on the annual ski trip, I am heading off today to Charlotte Pass for a few days of skiing and R&R. However this year is a little different in many ways. Firstly given my personal life changes it willContinue reading “Away for a week”