“About Your Blog…” Job interviews and Social Media

Your social currency, your digital footprint and therefore your social reputation is available online. This article explores social media and job interviews. Or at least I want you to help me explore it Been for a job interview lately? I’m interested to know if you were asked any of these questions: – I read your…

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NOT hiring someone based on Facebook or Twitter

It’s dangerous to Google someone and then not give them a job – particularly if you tell them what you found and also keep a copy somewhere. Here a potential employer blogged about not hiring someone because she tweeted “I can’t bludge anymore”. Commonsense says you wouldn’t want that person as an employee but what…

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Jobs: Social Media Recruitment RecruitTech 2009

The future of social media recruitment – my presentation at RecruitTech2009

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Event – Future of H.R. Recruitment and Social Media

Melbournites, listen up! Michael Specht is running a conference on H.R and Recruitment and social media. Time Session Speaker 8:30 AM Arrival & Registration with Tea and Coffee 9:00 AM Welcome and Introduction Michael Specht 9:10 AM Keynote – Thoughts from TED 2009 Stephen Collins 10:10 AM Implementation of Enterprise 2.0 and its Value in…

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Social Networking Ads

With Australian traditional job advertisements dropping a gobsmacking 21.7% in the last year, is the economy really in a bad state or is just that our economic indicators have moved from heritage media to social advertising? From today’s Sydney Morning Herald (gotta love Plugger!) Downturn trims number of job ads,Miriam Steffen THE number of job…

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Recruitment 2.0: GlassDoor community

Don’t want to open up discussions in the Enterprise? Oh ok, they’ll have them in public. Your staff are members of social networks too…. Stopped by a glass ceiling? Well, don’t worry, the Glass Door will fix that…Ratings/Reviews, Salaries, How it Works and Post a Review or Salary anonymously An inside look at companies from…

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Recruitment 2.0 – Get Paid for Job Interviews – Notchup

Recruitment sites are coming up that pay the candidate for applying for a job. I clicked the “see how much” button. I filled in the information with about as much truth and validity as I usually fill in job application forms (*winks*) and it returned an interview price of around $1850. So, I’ve decided it…

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HR 2.0 and Recruitment 2.0: The new corner office

HR 2.0 and Recruitment 2.0: The new corner office e.g. my balcony, office rental market, recruitment industry moves and what not. My balconey:Doncha wish you had a corner-office-with-a-view like me? Doncha? Doncha? Yep that song is still stuck in my brain. So I thought I’d share the grief around Blogging sometimes means I keep harping…

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