ATC Social Media Presentation

Here is my presentation from the ATC Social Media event. My main messages that I hope people took away were: Using social media for marketing is ok, but engagement and community is better Engagement and community is harder than just a Twitter account or Facebook Social Media is not easy, nor is it free TrueContinue reading “ATC Social Media Presentation”

10 days to go!

Only 10 days to go before the early bird pricing for this year’s ATC Social Media conference expires! If you are thinking of going, and why wouldn’t you, register now to save 20% on your registration. What will you get from coming along? Well other than listening to me natter on about mobile recruiting youContinue reading “10 days to go!”

Social media as part of background checking (Part 4)

Finally part four! In case you missed the reason we are here have a look at the last few posts. In the first post we looked at laying a foundation for the discussion and about how social media allows you access to a unique view on a candidate’s character. In part two I discussed the issue of culturalContinue reading “Social media as part of background checking (Part 4)”

Social media as part of background checking (Part 3)

This is part three in my four part series on social media and background checking. In the first post we looked at laying a foundation for the discussion and about how social media allows you access to a unique view on a candidate’s character. In part two I discussed the issue of cultural fit andContinue reading “Social media as part of background checking (Part 3)”

Social media as part of background checking (Part 2)

This is part two in my four part series on social media and background checking. In the first post we looked at laying a foundation for the discussion and about how social media allows you access to a unique view on a candidate’s character. Now another method of assessing character is through a process HRContinue reading “Social media as part of background checking (Part 2)”

Social media as part of background checking (Part 1)

Right now the Australian online recruitment community have started some very health debate/discussion about the concept of using the content from social media as part of background checking. All started by Riges Younan from Peerlo*. Most of the discussion from the agency perspective is focusing around the ethics of using what is in the publicContinue reading “Social media as part of background checking (Part 1)”

Social Recruiting what is it?

For several years now I have been watching the development of social media and its eventual impact on both the HR and Recruitment professions. I have attempted to define social recruiting, run presentations on the development of a strategy, and worked with several clients on creating a strategy. If you attended some of my presentationsContinue reading “Social Recruiting what is it?”

Presentation from ATC Social Media Event

The slides from my joint session with Trevor Vas from HCMS are now available for you to view. Creating Social Recruiting Strategyhttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=creatingsocialrecruitingstrategymstvv3-091203185421-phpapp01&stripped_title=creating-social-recruiting-strategy View more presentations from Michael Specht.

What’s next with social recruiting

If you have been following this blog for a while you would know that I am always looking for the next thing. I have been doing the same thing with using social media in business. Social Recruiting has a lot of  buzz at the moment. How do I know there is a buzz, well 200+ peopleContinue reading “What’s next with social recruiting”