Jordan Shaw's Blog (8)

Making sense of all your information

If your like me you have an account on Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter, Twhirl, TalentBar, RecruitingBlogs, WirelessJobs, Plaxo, Jobirn, Doostang, Jobthread, Spoke, Naymz, and RecruiterRockstar. Those are just the websites, my membership in user groups probably doubles that. Logging into each and every one of these sites could be a full time job. True relationship building gets lost in an effort to be the most connected.

Is it quality or quantity we are after? Or both? I am… Continue

Added by Jordan Shaw on September 25, 2008 at 5:55pm — 1 Comment

Covestic Consulting Careers on Facebook


Covestic Consulting Careers would like to invite you to view and join our Facebook group. We are dedicated to attracting top talent through aggressive compensation and a winning culture.

Our specialization is in Business and IT consulting primarily in the Pacific northwest. Please take a few moments to see what sets us apart from our local competitors.

Thank you in advance for joining the group and participating in the discussion boards, looking forward… Continue

Added by Jordan Shaw on September 10, 2008 at 11:36am — No Comments

Does culture attract talent?


Are you an alpha factory taking newly graduated Ivy Leaguers and stamping out the future CEO's of tomorrow or are you wearing cargo shorts, Teva's with socks and banging out code while your golden retriever sits at your feet? Either of these cultures has their benefits and attract their specific target audience like clockwork. But not every company has an identified culture, or at least not one that is a selling point when attracting top candidates. What sets you apart? How are you… Continue

Added by Jordan Shaw on August 22, 2008 at 11:29am — No Comments

Feedback appreciated...uprgading website

Hello All,

I work for a business and IT consulting company targeting veteran consultants and industry experts. We are currently upgrading our website and I would appreciate your suggestions regarding the career page. What aspects make up a successful career page to attract and inform top talent. What are some downfalls to avoid. Do you have a recomendation of careers page you think is fantastic?

Thank you for your suggestions!

Added by Jordan Shaw on August 21, 2008 at 12:37pm — No Comments

A Positive Candidate Experience

As a recruiter you have an important responsibility, one that should be understood and upheld at all times. You are the voice, the face, and the main point of contact for your company. More often than we care to admit we forget that our candidates are not a means to an end, that they are our clients as well. Regardless of wither a situation results in a hire or not, a positive candidate experience is a must every single time. I approach every conversation as an information gatherer and find the… Continue

Added by Jordan Shaw on July 23, 2008 at 11:13am — 1 Comment

How to Create a Career Page on Facebook and MySpace

In a previous blog I discussed the importance of social networking. Utilizing web 2.0 services gives recruiters the tools to source deeper than ever before, and the ability to find specialized passive candidates. This is only 50% of the equation. To fully implement the effectiveness of Facebook and Myspace it is essential to set up a "Careers Page". Creating the Careers Page offers you as a Recruiter the ability to maintain your own company job site; one that is easily adaptable and very… Continue

Added by Jordan Shaw on July 14, 2008 at 2:40pm — 2 Comments

10 Tips for a Jr. Recruiter

1. Understand your place on the totem pole (ears open, mouth shut)

2. Study your craft, do your homework, learn all aspects of your companies business. The bigger the picture you understand the better

3. Pick traits both positive and negative from those above you and either emulate or shy away from

4. Own your work in all situations

5. No question is too stupid the first time you ask it, the second time you have to ask something you are not learning

6. Pay your dues,… Continue

Added by Jordan Shaw on July 7, 2008 at 1:38pm — 2 Comments

How to beat the Summer Recruiter doldrums….? Web 2.0 networking

How to beat the Summer Recruiter doldrums….? Web 2.0 networking

You show up to the office Monday after a great weekend and are ready to source, the instinct of hunting takes over. You sign onto your favorite job sites, write you Boolean and search. Thinking to yourself, what interesting talented people will you get to talk to this week. There is a problem, why are there only 3 new candidates, and none are a fit for your role? The answer is that you are experiencing the summer doldrums! It… Continue

Added by Jordan Shaw on July 1, 2008 at 2:33pm — 2 Comments


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