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The True Value of Facebook

May 21, 2012 7:59 pm Published by Jamie Horton

Facebook made a splash last week, as it finally entered the stock market with its $104 billion IPO. Over the past several months there has been constant chatter about the true monetary value of the social network. Talking heads that think the company is overvalued and commentators calling the massive...

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Hiring Employees and Their Networks

May 14, 2012 8:08 pm Published by Bill Boorman

I was on a conference call with student Guillaume Caracalla, who is completing a thesis on social recruiting. As part of the interview, we were discussing some of the hidden benefits of using social channels in the recruitment process. One of the points I was keen to discuss was the...

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Why Facebook is the Recruiter’s Choice

May 11, 2012 8:11 pm Published by Bill Boorman

A few weeks ago I blogged about how I was seeing more and more companies looking to move their career pages from traditional websites to fan pages on Facebook. As you’d expect, there are still a few people who are showing resistance to this. Andy Headworth went as far as...

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Highlights from this Year’s War for Talent Conference

May 9, 2012 10:11 pm Published by Rochelle Lee

We had a great time at this year’s War for Talent Conference! Check out our Storify below to see all the great speakers and some of the recruiting wisdom they handed out. If you attended let us know your conference highlights in the comments!

The War for Talent

May 7, 2012 8:13 pm Published by Jamie Horton

Does it get much bolder? 42Floors, a San Francisco-based commercial real estate aggregator, recently released a public blog post cum offer letter to UPenn sophomore Dan Shipper. Shipper hadn’t applied for the position, but his experience starting a business of his own and his technical coding skills made him an...

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