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”

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”

Are careers website critical to success??

I was beaten to the punch by Kelly Magowan with her post yesterday as to why you need to upgrade your corporate careers site to be successful with social media. This was my flow on post from the Corporate Careers Website Report I released on Wednesday night. However Kelly only scratched the surface of the issue.Continue reading “Are careers website critical to success??”

Organisational challenges for social recruiting

There are four major challenges facing organisations from integrating social recruiting into their business operations, again I am stealing from the Mckinsey Cloud Computing report. Before we get into them I want to remind you of my current working definition of social recruiting: Using social media tools as part of recruiting Building a community ofContinue reading “Organisational challenges for social recruiting”

Step 1 define Social Recruiting

I wrote yesterday asking is the hype around social recruiting over, while a bit of a attention grabbing title I think the question still needs to be asked. Because when the hype is over we will all have moved on cause it failed to deliver or social recruiting will be part of everyday business. InContinue reading “Step 1 define Social Recruiting”

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”

CRM in Recruiting

The first session I attended at ATC Sydney 2009 was Master Burnett’s workshop (with the occasional interjection from Dr John Sullivan) on how organisations can benefit from using CRM for talent management. He started by introducing the audience to social media and the changes this is having to the relationships that organisation need to developContinue reading “CRM in Recruiting”

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”

Social Recruiting and Social Media ROI

It is said in business you measure what matters. The same can be said for the implementation of social recruiting/social media. Basically its use is designed to positively impact your business. The only way to ensure that this is in fact the case is through clear and focused measurement.  Measurement also allows you to adjustContinue reading “Social Recruiting and Social Media ROI”