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End of the Day for Career Sites?

April 6, 2012 8:56 pm Published by Bill Boorman

It’s come up on my radar over the last few months that a number of corporate companies and at least one branding expert (@AndsomePeople) are letting their career site and website slowly slip away, replacing it with Timeline-ified Pages on Facebook. I’ve also had a conversation with a major employer...

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Employment Branding in the Age of Timeline

April 4, 2012 8:58 pm Published by Jamie Horton

Want to use Timeline to improve your employment brand? Join us for our FREE webinar on April 10th at 11:00am CET,11th at 8:00pm EST,or 12th at 11:00am EST.Click here to check all available times. Employment branding will never be the same. With the arrival of Timeline on all profiles and...

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Keep Calm and Carry On

March 27, 2012 9:00 pm Published by Bill Boorman

The internet has been awash with indignation over the last 2 weeks. There’s panic afoot. I’ve been sent petitions to sign and been called by 3 separate journalists for a comment. The cause of the storm is a correctional facility (prison if you are in England), who asks candidates at...

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Now Playing: The Recruiter Games

March 23, 2012 9:08 pm Published by Jamie Horton

The Hunger Games hit theaters today, and this film’s fictional universe of cut throat competition and talent selection brought to mind the much more real world of recruiting. For those not familiar with the story, The Hunger Games tells the tale of a dystopian nation and its yearly competition where...

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Facebook in Front: Mobile Recruiting on the Social Network

March 19, 2012 9:10 pm Published by Jamie Horton

Evidently, size does not matter. Despite the smaller screens of mobile devices, about half of Facebook’s 845 million users spend time on the social network’s mobile app every month. Let’s take a look at how updates to Facebook’s mobile app will make it a more effective recruiting tool. Share with...

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Timeline: A Conversation with Bill Boorman and Craig Fisher

March 9, 2012 10:13 pm Published by Bill Boorman

For this week’s guest blog, Bill met with Craig Fisher ( target=”_blank”>@fishdogs) to discuss strategies for using Facebook’s Timeline for Pages. As they both gear up for Talent Net Live at SXSW, these two found time to record a vlog on how to best leverage the new profile layout across...

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What can Facebook’s Open Graph do for your Recruiting Strategy?

March 5, 2012 9:15 pm Published by Deepti Arora

Many of us have heard how Facebook’s new Timeline is changing the way we interact with music, photos, and other content on the web. Timeline’s Open Graph apps and new design is making the prevalent network even ‘stickier’ for users, integrating everything from the song they’re playing to what article...

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5 Ways to Attract Candidates with Facebook Timeline for Pages

February 29, 2012 9:17 pm Published by Deepti Arora

Facebook opened Timeline to all business Pages today, and with the new design comes new opportunities to promote your organization and turn visitors into fans and fans into candidates. Start getting excited about these changes and experimenting immediately – you only have 30 days before it becomes mandatory! 1. Upload...

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Don’t Turn Your Facebook Page Into a Bulletin Board

February 27, 2012 9:22 pm Published by Bill Boorman

I’m getting around to thinking that a Facebook page is as important as a career site for recruiting. When I look at a fan-page, the most important number I look at is “Talking about this.” That metric is far more important to me than how many fans the page has....

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Facebook: The Life Channel

February 7, 2012 9:24 pm Published by Bill Boorman

Whenever I speak at or run Facebook recruiting workshops, the conversation always starts with the same debate: whether Facebook is a professional or personal domain, and if people really want to talk “shop” in a personal space. The conversation usually gets quite heated, until I ask a simple question of...

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