Sarang Brahme's Blog (5)

What Social Recruiting is and What it is not

Each day I speak with recruiters about Social Media who shares their enthusiasm about using this channel for sourcing. The next question is – how soon they should expect to get profiles and where all they can post the jobs. Social Media is being viewed as a next best thing in recruitment as well as a “magic wand” which will produce profiles from thin air!

There is a definite wave about “Social Recruiting” in the air which needs a proper understanding, strategy and implication rather…


Added by Sarang Brahme on May 18, 2012 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Boolean Search Strings AND Life

Earlier today I was delivering a Boolean Training session for our new members in the sourcing team. My aim was to simplify the Boolean concept for sourcing. Often it is mistaken that “Boolean” is very scientific and relatively tough which is why people tend to ignore. Finally – I found the connection!!! Very simple and life-like (!)…


I took an example of life and how the sourcing of candidates is very similar to our life. In life, our choices are the keywords and we either…


Added by Sarang Brahme on March 3, 2011 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

Picking LinkedIn Groups – Be Selective, creative and proactive!!!!


Human beings are social animals and they always like to be in groups. In the new web 2.0 world – this also holds very much true. The social networking has provided people a life 2.0 where they can create their own groups, be part of them and engage people – without actually having a trouble to meet them (!).


This time, I am talking about professional networking groups - LinkedIn Groups. Groups provide a great platform for like-minded people to discuss and share…


Added by Sarang Brahme on December 17, 2010 at 10:05am — No Comments

Social Media for Recruiting – Post and Pray approach?

Every decade brings a new buzzword with itself. This one brings – “Social Media”…

Early-users has definitely started calling it ALA “Dot Com Bubble” of internet. We have to remember that it merely serves as a “Tool” and not as an entire “Strategy” with a stand-alone usage.

Well, with this post I would like to highlight a big “Don’t” in Recruitment as far as social media goes. Social media does give a large visibility on internet with it’s advance tools…


Added by Sarang Brahme on August 13, 2010 at 10:27am — 4 Comments

You have just been “Bought” online!!!!

Well guys (gals too) – how does that sound? Weird? Unreasonable, so on…. Search Engines like Google and Yahoo has just figured out that it is possible too. And why not? It is web 2.0 and everything is so easy.

I recently put my name on “sarang brahme” and was surprised to see my name in their sponsored listing section. For people who do not know what is sponsored listing in Google (popularly called ADWORDS in SEO language) – these are the paid listings which have been… Continue

Added by Sarang Brahme on December 30, 2009 at 1:38am — No Comments


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