RecruiterGuy's Blog – September 2008 Archive (8)

Luving Social Media

SWA Blog Last week a study was released from a Boston based consultant firm (Cone) that stated almost 60% of Americans interact with companies on a social media website with one in four interacting more than once per week. The survey went on to say that 93% of Americans believed a company should have a presence in social media with a strong 85% thought that a company should be interacting with its customers through social… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on September 30, 2008 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Sumser's Dallas Recruiting Roadshow...

I finally managed to attend one of Sumser's Recruiting Roadshow - and I'm glad I went. With great speakers presenting there was no shortage on good information to review - although this, in my opinion, wasn't the real win of the event.



The feel of the event was very much UNlike your typical conference. The focus was truly local and had more of a 'town hall' vibe. It would seem that… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on September 26, 2008 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Getting Your Campus On...

CampusBlvd Now's the time when most employers are hitting the campuses at full speed and doing some networking the old fashion way - in person. With campus events gearing up everywhere to help keep students make (what we think will be) great career and/or intern decisions it's important to have a good story to tell - and a booth or activity that draws their attention (shameless, I… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on September 23, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Arghhh. Ye be t' poor communicator t'day!

"Avast ye, yellow-bellied sapsuckers, I'm a better man than all of ye milksops put together so ye should hire meself on t' double!" - Graybeard the Job Seeking Pirate.


How many times have you posted (or found) a job where t' description demanded that t' ideal candidate have strong communication skills? Whether Online or in print, if you were t' sail… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on September 19, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

Social Job Board Meets Referral Network

Jobirn Hey, didn't I just chat with you about that job? No? Hmmm, it must have been some other web savvy job seeker looking for a way to connect directly with employers for real-time Q&A or updates.

You're sure that wasn't you texting me? Okay, okay. Perhaps I gave you too much credit... or maybe you've just been so busy that you haven't had time to keep up with all the latest geeky advancements in the job search arena. So I'll help you out with this one - and it's a… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on September 16, 2008 at 8:36am — 1 Comment

Skates, Skirts and Scars... Okay, I'm "Attracted."

Roller Derby Round up your undead posse and kick up your spurs with the ladies of Assassination City Roller Derby as they host the zombie cowboy themed prebout party...



Attracted yet? Hmm... Try this...



"Skates, Skirts, Scars... Yes action fans, you heard it right - roller derby!" or maybe "...tight T-shirts, punk hair and knee socks are combined with a determined stance and padding tough enough to protect a football player."



Like it or lump it,… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on September 11, 2008 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

What Kind of Networker Are You?

Social Networking So you say you've got a strong network, huh? You say that you've 900 friends on MySpace and that your Facebook cup runneth over? You're boasting that your LinkedIn profile now carries that fancy little +500 icon and that you're networker to be reckoned with? Gosh, that's great for you.



I suppose my next question is... Why?

I'm of the opinion that there are "networkers" and there are "… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on September 3, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Chrome will be Gold for Networking...

Google says, Go!! The day has arrived where Google has announced what some of us have been -hoping- suspecting was on the horizon... It's move into the browser business. While I'm a fan of FireFox and am enjoying watching what AT&T will do with… Continue

Added by RecruiterGuy on September 2, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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