What does Obama Have To Do With Online Recruiting?
Wow -- what a month in history! Sure, we are all hopeful and excited about our new President, but being a technology junkie, I can't help but get excited about how the web is adding productivity to Democracy.
While Obama was being sworn in, millions of people from around the world were watching online while communicating with their friends and colleagues on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and thousands of other online methods. Many will suggest that this election was so brilliantly run online, that it was one of the success factors helping to elect our new leader. In addition, on the new www.Whitehouse.gov
site it says: "President Obama is committed to creating the most open and accessible administration in American history," and the site invites Americans to add their voice to the future progress.
Our industry, online recruiting, in many ways helped pave the way for this progress. Online recruiting was one of the first viable business applications on the Internet, and it has created millions of jobs worldwide, while it has helped add productivity, speed and transparency to a major business function (finding talent). We are at the very early stages, and our team at Onrec is here to help keep you up to date with the rapid pace of change and evolution. In fact, later this year, we will be launching the first-ever look at the online recruiting industry: from inception, to the current state of the industry, to a glimpse of the future opportunities. If you would like to contribute your voice to this watershed report forever memorializing our industry, please touch base.
In addition, we are hard at work assembling an incredible Onrec Expo 2009. Our theme will continue as "The Only Global Gathering of Online Recruiting Leaders and Game Changing Recruiting Technologies." Our speaker and topic line-up is already very impressive, and we will continue to make announcements. Definitely, if you plan to attend any one industry event this year, reserve November 3-4, 2009 on your calendar, and plan to be in Chicago for the event of the year:
RD Whitney, CEO Onrec USA and Founder of TalentManagementTech.com