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Yes, Social Media Builds a Brand. But It’s Nothing Without Substance.

August 27, 2012 8:10 pm Published by Sparsh Ahuja

It’s easy to think of social media as a trivial diversion, ideal for 20-something’s with an addiction to technology and too much time on their hands. However, recruiters are embracing new technology in the social media arena to gain the best candidates for open positions. No matter the objection, companies...

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WorkFor.Us: Get your custom career site URL now!

August 23, 2012 9:44 pm Published by Matthew Brown

You’ve probably seen cool branded URLs used to share content on social networks, like http://youtu.be/B_gqEvs36ZU or http://instagr.am/p/Oprv2Hg-9E. Well, we’re excited to announce that Work for Us users can now set custom short URLs for their Facebook career site. Starting today, all job links shared from our app to Facebook, LinkedIn,...

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#truSanFran 2012 Takeaways

August 21, 2012 7:37 pm Published by Dan Hess

It feels like it was only a month ago when Bill Boorman’s #trucarnival came to The City. Unlike the 2011 event, Twitter was for the most part quiet – chirp chirp, instead of tweet tweet!

Socialize for the Job You Want

August 14, 2012 6:00 pm Published by Joshua Jones

Most of us have heard the old adage “dress for the job you want,” but only a select few realize that we should also socialize for the job we want. In the office, it is good practice to understand how professionals in senior roles achieved their success. Likewise, in social...

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Be A Social Recruitment Bee: Pollinate the Web

August 6, 2012 6:47 pm Published by Lisa Jones

Don’t you just love bees? They are cute, cuddly (ish), and produce honey for our food and beverages. Their job is a simple one: to eat, drink, travel, pollinate, make honey – I’d love a job like that! Spurious link alert: it hit me the other day that we can...

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Revenge of the Nerds: The Evolution of the Sourcing Pro

August 1, 2012 6:59 pm Published by Joshua Jones

In 2007, when I first entered the realm of recruiting, I joined a team that lived and breathed by phone sourcing. These professionals were the cool cats, the smooth talkers, the ones that could infiltrate the switchboards of any company, dance past the gatekeeper, and discover and recruit candidates, all...

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