Lessons Learned from One Sourcer in 2009…

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Recruiting, Social Recruiting

2009 for me has been about bringing my “A” game – every day.  Every single day.  Nothing is ever the same, especially in the arena of internet sourcing and recruiting.  It’s an exceptionally fluid medium, and in the Social Media arena, sites can change on a dime.  I think that’s why I’ve developed a love for training, because live courses …

Who Should CEO’s, Managers and HR Pros Be Friends with on Facebook?

Jessica Lee Jessica Lee, Social Media, Social Recruiting

Raise your hand if you’re on Facebook! Meeee! And you, and you too, and 200 million others as well, except for those in China who at the moment cannot access Facebook whatsoever including even accessing my company’s lovely and harmless careers page on Facebook. (Shameless plug!) But I digress… Lately, I’ve noticed a bit of coverage online about whether to …

Pankow Puts Down the Xbox Controller and Meets Social Recruiting…

Jason Pankow Jason Pankow, Recruiting, Social Media, Social Recruiting, Sourcing

I’m pretty new to this whole Social Recruiting thing.  I have a Facebook account, but I’ve kept it pretty personal.  I had a MySpace account, but I finally dumped it because my wife didn’t like so many half naked women trying to be my friend.  I only recently, and reluctantly, joined Twitter after @jessica_lee and @kris_dunn told me I should.  Other than …

Take 2: Recruiting, Social Networks and Discrimination, Oh My!

Jessica Lee Crystal Peterson, Recruiting, Social Media, Social Recruiting

Lots of folks have had lots to say about a Workforce article where lawyers discussed the legal pitfalls (gasp!) of recruiting through social networks. Their points are valid: a good recruiter is not sourcing just from social media networks. A good recruiter knows where his/her audience is and goes to find them. Social networks are another tool in your tool …

Recruiting via Social Networks = Discriminatory Hiring Practices. Oh Really?

Jessica Lee Diversity, Jessica Lee, Social Media, Social Recruiting

Guess what? It was only a matter of time before the lawyers were going to come in and say that social networks are bad for our health. Don’t use social networks to recruit! You’re going to discriminate! Disparate impact! Watch out! Dunh, dunh, dunhhhhhhh. Cue the scary music. Lawsuits. Eeeek! Go read this. It’s food for thought – the potential …