I find Twitter
fascinating. I see it as many different things ranging from a search engine to an instant messaging device to a blogging platform to a time suck. And while these are just a few of the things that I myself have used it for - I love them all.
One of the first things recruiters have been struggling to understand since it's release is if Twitter
is a viable tool for recruiting and/or sourcing. Of course if we're honestly looking for the answer to this issue we've got to understand that recruiting and sourcing are two different things. Yes, I know that many Recruiters source and that many Sourcers recruit - but the practices of Recruiting vs. Sourcing are very different.
Recently there was even a bit of static in the blogosphere about how social networking and new media channels might, or might not, be used for recruiting. And while this sparked some debate about what "social networks" work best and who had the biggest
network I thought I'd try a little something this week. Let's walk through a quick experiment performed yesterday and create a little dialogue about what we think the results might mean, shall we?
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