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Feature: Them Job Changes The smoke and mirrors about retention is beginning to lift. A new study provides examples of how new approaches to data and open minds discover hidden, important truths. This Week’s Articles   Feature: Them Job ChangesPeople change jobs less often than they used to. It’s a trend that’s been maturing for […]
 

Social Recruiting Is Dead

On May 15, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, Futures, John Sumser, Social Recruiting, by John Sumser
“The promise of social recruiting was that it could scale. There’s no evidence that that has happened.” – John Sumser
 

Data is Evidence

On May 14, 2013, in Data, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, by Heather Bussing
Legal Editor Heather Bussing catalogs the online sources where lawyers, employers and other agents are tracking your digital footprints.
 

Job Ads and Missed Connections

The vast majority of employers still have no idea that tiny changes in candidate behavior have suddenly rendered their entire recruiting strategy obsolete. There was no memo, no call to action—the revolution sounds like a whisper.
 

Social Media’s Real Legal Issues

When companies adopt social media, they are usually concerned about people saying bad things about them. Their first instinct is to issue a policy that dictates what people can and cannot say.
 

Recruiting Sizzle

“If marketing has a counterpart in the talent management world, it’s certainly in recruiting. The two practices are more aligned than most would care to admit and attraction is at the heart of both.” – Maren Hogan
 

Mobile is Free

Today’s mobile recruiting advocates get their panties in a bunch over the idea of ‘mobile apply’. For the initiated, that’s code for the fact that you can’t actually apply for a job on your phone yet (in most cases). An army of competing entrepreneurs are hot on that task.
 

Social Recruiting: History and Future

So far, social recruiting hasn’t really delivered on its promises. The constant drumbeat of evangelism (hurry up or you’ll miss the boat) turns out not to be true. There’s no boat and missing it doesn’t mean much.
 

Social Recruiting Questions

“Social Recruiting is an important part of a company’s employment brand. Yet, it has to be more than just putting up a Facebook page and posting self-serving ads.” – Heather Bussing
 

More on Attraction vs Promotion

On January 23, 2013, in Employment Branding, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Social Recruiting, by John Sumser
If you want to attract great talent, develop your people. Build a reputation for being a place that great people come from. When it becomes clear that working with you is a pathway to a successful career, talent flows in your direction.