Tag: Social Media

Recruiting Fables – Hiring Goldilocks

Once upon a time there was a company looking for a special talent that was in high demand by all of its competitors. Possessing the skills that were in high demand, Goldilocks was not particularly interested in changing jobs, but she wandered through the forest of unknown shadows with a willing attitude to listen to …

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How To Use Your Resume and When To Do It

Nobody ever reads the instruction manual, but resumes don’t come with details anyway. Instructions on how to use a resume would almost seem to be unnecessary, but there are some very wrong things that people do with them. Underexposure is one culprit. The best resume in the world will not be of any help if …

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The #tru Meaning of an #un Experience

I am embarrassed to say that I actually told people that I would be a track “leader” at the #truNewYork unconference on May 18th. The truth is that the normal process for leading a track in one of Bill Boorman’s global meeting-of-the-minds is to stir the conversation and then listen. The next time that Bill …

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Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Exploring Social Recruiting

From time to time I pick out a timely topic and give it a try. I was an early adopter to the concept of using social media in recruiting. I’m not sure who put together the term Social Recruiting but it probably had something to do with #socialrecruiting using fewer characters than #socialmediarecruiting. For all …

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Social Recruiting: Where You are Going is NOT on The Map (Yet)

History is often a straight line from the past to the present. People and politics can alter that course, but civilization seems to be predestined to advance because of natural forces that somehow eliminates the negative forces and builds on the positive ones. The history of social media in recruiting has not taken a straight …

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