Added by Shireen DuPreez on July 16, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments
Consider the benefits and risks of social networks when using them. The advent of social media has been an advantage for search consultants and recruiters as it drives professional background information onto the web - therefore making our job of finding people with particular expertise somewhat easier. However, don’t forget the risks too.
There is a lot of buzz in recruiting circles about the benefits of using sites such as Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and…Continue
Added by Shireen DuPreez on July 14, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments
Conducting a search for a candidate online is faster now than it was five years ago, or is it? Even though more information about potential candidates is on the web, wading through the oodles of web pages is time consuming.
Overloaded with candidates yet still hunting for the right one? Wandering around the web can be inefficient use of time. It all comes down to how much time you have versus where it’s spent.
Also, consider the hectic life of a…Continue
Added by Shireen DuPreez on May 4, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments
Quote from Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn.com “…we estimate there is nearly half a billion professionals in the world, and we are at north of 60 million today”
Like many search consultants and recruiters I use social media websites to find candidates and have no hesitation in recommending LinkedIn as it’s one of the best. A treasure trove of information, I log in everyday and have been building my…Continue