Does Great Work Have To Be Shared?

Steve Boese HR, Influence, Performance, Personal Brand, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Steve Boese

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 too much good food, good wine, and poor sleep, I hit that point of “Man, I really need to get some more exercise. I guess I should start jogging or something.” And …

The Future of Recruiting Tools

Tim Sackett Audacious Ideas, Candidate Pool, Change, Don't Feed the Vendors, Employee Referrals, Good HR, HR Technology, Innovation, Recruiting, Resumes, Social Media, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, Tim Sackett, Trench HR, War for Talent

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 – probably 15% of recruiters (this will change quickly – agency recruiting folks are already heavily involved in Facebook search). -Google Boolean searching – 5% or so – we in …

What I Learned From My Social Sabbatical

William Tincup Good HR, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, William Tincup

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 any of you missed me or anything. Just kidding. And, by away I specifically mean NOT producing content for social outlets. The lessons of my sabbatical are longer (and more …

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

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sourcing

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 quite honest, they amuse me.   I have a very jaded view of them, especially as I receive endorsements from people I’ve never met or worked for.  And they really get people like …

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

Kelly Dingee Diversity, Kelly Dingee, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sourcing

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 inadvertently become the bias police.  We source and review based on clear cut skills and experience, pushing forward the candidates for a second round of review to confirm that everyone meets the …

HR Laggard Quiz

William Tincup HR Tech, HR Technology, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, The HR Profession, Trench HR, Web/Tech, William Tincup

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. lagger – slowcoach adjective. sluggish – lagger – slow – tardy Turns out, you are either a laggard or you are not. That's life in the …

Second Chance to Raise Your Social Recruiting Game [Webinar]…

Kris Dunn Communication, Employee Communications, Employment Branding and Culture, Kris Dunn, Recruiting, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, Webinar

Because great things come in pairs: shoes, Twix, Sonny & Cher, Tim Sackett & KD – we here at FOT will be hosting a second broadcasting of  That’s Your Pitch? How to Raise Your Social Recruiting Game By Acting Less Like ACME and More Like Apple, one week from today! Read on, register and raise your social recruiting game… (Oh! And …

Revisiting Social Recruiting Metrics + ROI

Jessica Lee Good HR, Jessica Lee, Metrics, Recruiting, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting

A few years ago I wrote a blog post on measuring ROI and metrics for social recruiting. Just for kicks, I went back to look at the list based on recent ongoing in-the-office discussions I’ve been having with my team on what we’re trying to measure and why for the work we do. Here’s what I was saying back in …

#SHRM12 – Social, and the HR Pro: All Your Tweets Belong To Us

Steve Boese Conferences, SHRM, Social Media, Social Networking, Steve Boese

You’ll like being social. Trust me. You will. Now be quiet or I’ll stop the car right now. Some final thoughts from the SHRM Annual Conference in Atlanta. It’s The Big Show, the Super Bowl, the World Cup, (insert your favorite ‘big event’ here), for all things HR. This week many of the FOT crew are in attendance – presenting, blogging, …