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A Golden Age of Referral Recruitment?

Earlier in the year I wrote a post underlining my strong belief that we're entering a golden age of referral recruiting as improving technology

makes it possible to unlock the power of people's social graphs.

This is all very well in theory but I thought it was time I found some

actual examples to prove the…


Posted on April 14, 2010 at 5:10pm — 2 Comments

Why Social Recruiting needs to fail

I was going through some old folders on my laptop the other day and I happened to come across my very first digital recruitment media plan which I wrote for a client way back in 1999. Even though a lot has

happened in the last 11 years I still remember this particular project

fondly. This might seem quite strange when I tell you that it was an

abject failure from both mine and the client's point of view!

The client needed to recruit four permanent software engineers and…


Posted on March 9, 2010 at 1:34pm — 23 Comments

Six Key Elements of Social Recruiting

About 6 months ago I wrote a post on which was a first attempt to group together some of the key elements and themes of social recruiting. For my first post on UK Recruiting Blogs I thought it would

be worth revisiting them to see if they are still relevant and to see if

anything has changed. This is what I came up with last July -…


Posted on March 2, 2010 at 4:54pm — 9 Comments

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At 12:47am on August 7, 2009, Jenny DeVaughn said…
Hi Matt! It was great meeting you at Google. Hope to see you at another conference soon!
At 4:07pm on November 7, 2008, Michael Marlatt said…
Matt, thanks for the invite. Your work looks very interesting, I'd like to connect some time soon to pick your brain and learn more about what you do.
At 9:20am on October 30, 2008, Amitai Givertz said…
Matt, thanks for the invite. Happy to connect.


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