There should be no need to tell your boss that there is a war for talent going on, as the notion of a global talent war has received exhaustive coverage in the press. In fact, talent shortages are one of the main things which keep CEOs up at night as the PWC annual global CEO [...]
Most of you have spent the last few years getting to grips with the various social media tools that are available to help recruiters to find talent. The thing is many of you have become too good at it, that is you are now generating huge amounts of social media information in the form of messages, communications, tweets, updates, likes, pins, you name it… If you can find a way to connect with candidates via social media, you are doing it.
Maren Hogan – Talent Community Expert, Social Media Maven, all around cool person. Our last webinar went over the limit over 1K attendees and nearly crashed our system! Don’t get left out this week as @MarenHogan is presenting a very tactical webinar Thursday 2-23-12 on “Building your talent community in 30 minutes a day”. Register [...]
This is a serious problem that will only lead to greater failures. These are large mega companies with billion dollar brands and trillion dollar dreams. Companies that on the surface have elegantly articulated the process for their talent community but have genuinely failed at any backend process that would be recognized as mediocre.
As difficult as it can get, with the proper tools it can be easier. And I’ll stress the ier part of that because this job is not a cake walk. But having the ability to set filters, targets and mediums allows you to get inside of the candidates and clients world is essential.
One of the major benefits of using social media in a job search is that it allows you to build a bigger network of connections. Given the reach of social media, the size of these networks can grow large in size, requiring powers far beyond those of mortal men to manage. Fortunately, you can now download super-powers off the Interwebs.
I’ve written about these guys a few times because I like them. Genuinely nice people and the product just makes sense for recruiters. Twitter can certainly be an asset to recruiters but it’s often a detractor. The team at Work Digital are working to make some of these features