More social media and workplace firings

It seems that social media is creating an environment where “firings will continue until moralw picks up”, or it just could be that Asher Moses knows he on to a good thing so his editors keep him writing about it… So far in April Asher has written five different articles around social media sites andContinue reading “More social media and workplace firings”

Social media recruitment strategies

Following on from the 52 social media ideas for HR I have pulled together a few ideas on ways to improve your organisation’s recruitment strategy. They are based around seven key principles Transparency Conversation Wisdom of Crowds Data is Key Speed Reuse Rich User Experience Here is a the slide show for you: Designing YourContinue reading “Social media recruitment strategies”

52 ideas on using social media within HR

It has taken me a while to get this lists published, I originally had the idea six months ago! Below are 50 51 52 ideas on how you can use social media within your HR and Recruitment strategy. Not all of the ideas are practical for all organisations, and I would never recommend you tryingContinue reading “52 ideas on using social media within HR”

10 Recruiting trends for 2009

As the world economies seems to be collapsing around us what will be the best¬†practices in recruiting for 2009? Will video resumes be the killer app? Will niche job boards take over from the big boards? Will social media be the killer app? Nope, none of these alone will get you the best candidates. Sorry.Continue reading “10 Recruiting trends for 2009”

Recruiting or Branding failure?

I read a article (thanks Plugger) about how the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment need to recruit over 500 firefighters for the coming season. So I clicked on the link to read to full story and read a good story about their recruiting needs. Mr Rash said the love of the bush and theContinue reading “Recruiting or Branding failure?”

We are such a creative bunch

Two things occurred to me this morning. Humans are naturally a creative bunch We are more than willing to share our creations How do I know this? Just look at the number of mashups (video, audio, software, & services) that are created everyday. My questions is. Why in a personal lives are we so openlyContinue reading “We are such a creative bunch”