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Facebook to make job hunting Social

Posted on17. Sep, 2012 by .

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Facebook’s widely anticipated job portal will launch on the back of their successful joint foray into job advertising with the US Department of Labor. If recruitment focussed sites like LinkedIn, Seek and Monster aren’t worried, they should be. A strong push into classified advertising, starting with jobs, is a logical play for Facebook and one [...]

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Can you hear me?

Posted on11. Jan, 2012 by .

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Listening. It’s step 2 of the 12 Steps to finding staff in the social web…..and it’s the MUST DO precursor to any social media activity. So once  you’ve set your goals for B2E social media activity, STOP, and take 5. WAIT before you set up that  Twitter Account and start blabbing about the fabulous jobs you have [...]

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12 steps to finding staff in the social web…

Posted on09. Jan, 2012 by .

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The traditional channels for finding new staff (read: great people that will ‘fit’ with your business) as stand-alone sourcing opportunities are increasingly ineffective: we’re talking jobboards, press ads or ringing your trusty recruiter. No surprises here. What is surprising is the glacial speed with which many ‘innovative’ organisations are moving, in accessing all that the [...]

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What price inequality?

Posted on07. Mar, 2011 by .

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There are a large number of factors which impact upon employing organisations in Australia.  The ageing population, changing participation rates, and observations about the propensity of young people to career development and the predominance of Generation Y in key recruiting demographics are critical external factors.  And there can be little doubt that the Australian population [...]

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Recruiting through Social Media

Posted on09. Sep, 2010 by .

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According to the recent Jobvite Social Recruiting survey, over 73% of companies are using social media channels to support and/or augment their recruitment activity. Excluding the corporate blog, the top social media applications used by recruiters were: Linkedin          78.3% Facebook         54.6% Twitter            44.8% You Tube         13.7% MySpace        5.4% Jobvite’s survey draws from [...]

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Four ways to activate your employer brand to attract passive job seekers

Posted on07. Jul, 2010 by .

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There are many ways to target passive candidates, but if you activate the power of your employer brand, you can become a magnet for the best talent. Knowing the drivers of your target audience is key. Fulfilling their information needs and giving them an opportunity to gain a greater experience of your organisation will give [...]

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Employees past but should not be forgotten: Five reasons to create an alumni network

Posted on30. Jun, 2010 by .

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Your employees – past, present and future – all have the power to positively or negatively impact your employer brand. But does your employer brand engage each of these key audiences? Organisations are very focused on the engagement and retention of their ‘employees present’. Having a happy work place means a more productive work place [...]

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Passive job hunting: a contradiction in terms

Posted on26. May, 2010 by .

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I was interviewed recently about the pros and cons of passive job hunting. But it got me thinking because “passive job hunting” is actually a contradiction in terms – it’s tough to passively hunt. But that’s fine as it’s not actually you, the candidate, who is doing the hunting, its prospective employers who are hunting [...]

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Managing your digital footprint: social media vs Google

Posted on05. May, 2010 by .

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WARNING: EXPLICIT SELF PROMOTION What started as an honest post to fill in some information gaps turned into blatant image management on my part when using my own digital footprint as the guinea pig. By way of explanation it’s easier with my name as it isn’t the most common – that can be a benefit [...]

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Godfreys: cleaning up their act

Posted on30. Apr, 2010 by .

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Godfreys is well known as the largest specialist cleaning services retailer in Australasia. Having such a strong consumer brand that is built on their long heritage creates a unique employer brand challenge due to preconceived ideas that needed to be overcome. How do you attract candidates with the right cultural fit to sell specialist cleaning [...]

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