Can you do the #splits?

There are several interesting services taking shape on Twitter to help the recruitment industry; such as HashJobs, JobFeedr and now Splits.org. Splits.org allows recruiters to share both jobs and candidates and splt the fees. Now Split networks are not new but this one is. Splits.org comes out of the new Recruiting Blogs Labs (does everyoneContinue reading “Can you do the #splits?”

Top Recruiting/Recruiters on Twitter

Twitter seems to be the flavour of the month. Every day I hear Twitter this and Twitter that, many times from mainstream press outlets. It has taken the recruiting community a while to come to terms with Twitter. This is not a bad thing as the business value needed to be understood. I first bloggedContinue reading “Top Recruiting/Recruiters on Twitter”

Twitter for Jobs a follow up

A short follow up on my post about using Twitter to find a job and find candidates. As a recap, Brandon Mendelson (@BJMendelson) created two hastags, Have A Job? (#HAJ) and Need a job (#NAJ), the details can be found on his blog. I said the real power was you did not need to use Twitter to access the jobsContinue reading “Twitter for Jobs a follow up”

Looking for a job or looking for candidates? Look on Twitter.

A little experiment in recruitment has been kicked off by @BJMendelson on Twitter. Using Twitter to connect job seekers with employers through the use of hastags. Hashtags are a community driven tagging process for adding additional context and metadata to your Twitter.  You create a hashtag by prefixing a word with a hash symbol: #hashtag. Brandon has createdContinue reading “Looking for a job or looking for candidates? Look on Twitter.”

Social media in big companies

A couple of months ago Telstra joined Twitter via their ISP Big Pond, I and others wrote harshly about how the implementation had been a failure. Since that time the Telstra team have been taking on board the feedback and have made significant changes to the way they engage with people online.  After initially tryingContinue reading “Social media in big companies”

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”

Australian Online tools for HR

I have been watching the growth in non recruiting SaaS tools for HR professionals in Australia with great interest.  We have had payroll and time tracking services for a while, and a few full fledged HRIS tools floating around but most have grown out of the old bureau offerings and not really built with the InternetContinue reading “Australian Online tools for HR”

Meet Australian Oracle Recruiter David Talamelli

When it comes to corporates’ who blog the typical names mentioned have been Sun Microsystems, Microsoft, and IBM. One company who has been quietly working away at their social media strategy is Oracle. Globally they have hundreds of blogs, a customer focused wiki, employees on Twitter and in general tackling social media on all fronts.Continue reading “Meet Australian Oracle Recruiter David Talamelli”

Good the bad and the ugly or is it a storm in a tea cup?

About 2 hours ago Twitter announced they were stopping their SMS notification service outside of the US, Canada, UK and India as it was costing them too much money. Now I completely understand a business needs to make money and the a free service cannot last forever but the way this change has been implementedContinue reading “Good the bad and the ugly or is it a storm in a tea cup?”