FAIL: Facebook’s Social Jobs Partnership

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Social Network Analysis, Social Recruiting, Sourcing

So I see the news about Facebook’s new Social Jobs Partnership and I am excited, I’ve just spent the morning listening to Gerry Crispin talk about the Candidate Experience Awards and I’m thinking this will just round out my day.  This has got to be good…right?  Let’s watch the great FB turn recruiting on it’s ear….change up social media….create the …

Wooooo….what's the scariest thing for HR this Halloween?

Kelly Dingee Communication, HR, Kelly Dingee, Social Media, Social Recruiting

Oh I've got this nailed….a lawyer with your social media policy in their hand. Haha! You think I jest, don't you? I'm not.  Not at all.  HR is running scared from Social Media.  And the lawyers are making them do it.  Bad for Corporate, outstanding for me.  (I'm in retained search, no rules remember? Just those moral ones I impose…) …

Want to really develop top notch sourcers? Throw’em a curve ball or two.

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Sourcing

Sometime last week, one of the recent FOT webinar attendees emailed me with a question, “What would you suggest I do to grow my sourcing team’s expertise?” The easy answer is training.  Especially since the writer of said question is from a huge PR firm that can probably pay for it. But what if you’ve done the training and got …

Does It Matter Where You Source Candidates?

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Sourcing

Does it? I was having a conversation with this blogger the other day, and I left it with the impression that sometimes recruiters feel a degree of inadequacy if they source from one source versus another.  That maybe a higher weight of value is put on the hard to find candidate. Is there shame in saying you found someone on …

Twitter: Finding Your Talent & Your Peers

Meredith Soleau Meredith Soleau, Recruiting, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, War for Talent

I didn’t like Twitter when I first joined. It’s hard to sum up anything I want to say in 140 characters or less, and it didn’t feel personal like Facebook (where I actually knew all of my Friends). But, I stuck with it, and I tweeted things, and somehow, I created a little following.  The next thing I knew, I …

Say My Name, Say My Name…

Kelly Dingee HR (& Life!) Advice, Kelly Dingee, Sourcing

My boss was stunned recently because while we were reviewing candidates (online of course because that’s the perk of being virtual) he saw the number of messages I have in my LinkedIn mailbox.  It was at 179.  I told him to relax, it’d been at 254 when I started the day and I was weeding through them all…slowly but surely. …