Justin McMillin's Blog (5)

Yet another self-created tool because we don't have the budget...

DOE is cutting right and left as they prepare for the worst. This means I'm left to fend for myself. This means no CRM besides what our watered down version of Kenexa can provide. In order to keep ahead of all of the outside emails I get on a regular basis (20+ daily) I decided to find a free solution. 

 

Thus, my simple Zoho form was created: …

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Added by Justin McMillin on March 15, 2011 at 6:08pm — 1 Comment

Seeking simple and FREE tools

I'm in a budget crunch environment at work - yes, I recruit/source for the federal government. Needless to say, money that we would ordinarily use for tools is being soaked up to pad our offer/promotion funding - (signing bonus, relocation, ect). 

 

So what I need... I'm decent with boolean searches without any tools. But I do need a simple, SIMPLE CRM/database that is compliant. I'm losing track of all of the incoming resumes and materials. We have Sharepoint, but I'm not sure…

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Added by Justin McMillin on February 1, 2011 at 12:41pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Concept

I'll give kudos where kudos are due. LinkedIn was a pretty nifty idea. It negated all the Myspace and Facebook triviality and packaged up something that resembled an interactive resume. Not bad. 

 

Recruiters gone wild! People just giving out content that is usually discovered by means of an internet scouring fest? Jockpot.

 

Well... now LinkedIn is trying to play jackpot. They invited us into their site, pampered us a little, spoiled us a bit. Little did…

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Added by Justin McMillin on January 21, 2011 at 8:32pm — 2 Comments

My response to Ad/Marketing/PR firms social media greed

I recently read a blog on Recruiting Blogs. While well written, I think we need to keep the social media picture in perspective as recruiters/sources as well as organizations with a need for social media. It's not a difficult medium to use/learn. Therefore, why are people so impressed with what advertising, marketing, and/or public relations firms are offering?



To preface, check out the original blog post:Never Slash A Social Media Program Too Soon (… Continue

Added by Justin McMillin on December 10, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

LinkedIn is bragging again - Feature on Advertising Age

I recently came across a link that was shared to me via the LinkedIn "Network Activity" feed- sound much like news feed? The link directed me to Advertising Age's online article, "Why LinkedIn Is the Social Network That Will Never Die." I'll want to share some exerts from…
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Added by Justin McMillin on December 6, 2010 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

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