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The Most Perfect You

Okay, time to fess up.  I’m NOT perfect.  I know I know… this probably comes as a great shock to many of you.  <ahem, sarcasm>  Recently, I did something I’m… Get the Rest

Tim Sackett - LinkedIn Influencer

LinkedIn Influencer – FOT Style

So, I'm guessing many of you know about LinkedIn's Influencers.  These are usually folks like: Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Jack Welch, Deepak Chopra, Barack Obama, Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn's

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Does Great Work Have To Be Shared?

A few months ago, on a Sunday afternoon after spending a few days in Las Vegas at some HR conference or another... and feeling the lingering effects of

the future of recruiting tools

The Future of Recruiting Tools

What tools are you currently using to find candidates? -Resume databases – probably 90% of recruiters (internal and external). -LinkedIn – probably 75% of recruiters with professional type openings. -Facebook –

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What I Learned From My Social Sabbatical

Editor's Note: This is William's first post on FOT since announcing his social sabbatical this past May.  Nothing AND everything. I've been away from social media since early June. Not that

LI Stalker problems

First Do No Harm…Stalking on LinkedIn

So for a light beach read today I'm continuing to check in on the unfolding LinkedIn  Stalking story.  The Boss Man asked my thoughts... it's not easy to

good endorsements

From the Sourcer’s Desk…those endorsements? They’re a good thing!

So you probably think I’m going to write about LinkedIn endorsements, it’s a topic that seems to be polarizing the social media and recruiting digerati.  And to be

hr bias police

You’re a Sourcer…are you also the Bias Police?

This actually came up as a statement and not so much a question in one of my team calls over the last month.  Our sourcing team has somehow

HR Laggard Quiz

HR Laggard Quiz

where to get a loan with bad credit lag•gard /ˈlagərd/ Noun A person who makes slow progress and falls behind others: "I have no time for laggards". Adjective Slower than desired or expected. Synonyms noun.

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Why Your Social Recruiting Efforts Suck

Cliff Notes - Because all you do is post links to jobs, sucker. Longer Version - Because the best social recruiting efforts give gifts of time, knowledge, community and