Tag Archives: Linkedin

Why Hiring Based on Social Media Cred is the Way to Go?

  A recent article on Business Insider on Sarah Robb O’Hagan, the President of fitness chain Equinox, spurred my interest in writing this article. In the article Sarah says “she doesn’t care about your credentials. She wants to see your Twitter feed”. She … Continue reading

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Why Social Media is Not the Answer to your Recruiting Problems

I love social media, it’s an amazingly fertile environment to interact, educate and propagate your raison-d’etre. The challenge is too many people in recruitment go crazy on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media forums without having a recruitment strategy. … Continue reading

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The Future of Social Media Recruitment

Social media continues to explode and provide additional venues for recruiters and corporations to source, attract, engage and recruit talent. Even though  pen and paper and a phone,  still for the most part beat out technology, social media is transforming … Continue reading

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3 Lessons I Learned from my Start-Up Failure

In 2001 when I left Nortel Networks where I was the VP of Global Recruiting during the high-technology collapse, I was excited by the prospect of starting a new company called Bright Circles. Bright Circles had been born on the … Continue reading

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5 Fantastic Career Blogs to Help you Land your Next Job

It’s that time of year, the time of year to give back to others for all that we cherish and love. Career bloggers are a special group of people who cannot seem to stop giving back. They have an incredible … Continue reading

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What I Learnt on Twitter in my First 60 Days

Surprisingly it’s already been two months since my foray on Twitter. As a newbie I had several misconceptions coming in which were that people on Twitter were: time wasters ego centric and anti-business Boy was I wrong! Sure like anywhere … Continue reading

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Common Sense Vs. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Mobile

Every recruiter evangelist and solutions vendor out there today is banging his drum telling corporations why they need to be on and develop a recruiting strategy for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and mobile. All I can say is of course! You … Continue reading

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Social Media Recruiting Slugfest – Linkedin vs. Facebook

Everywhere I turn recently I keep hearing that Facebook is the place to recruit. It’s bigger than Linkedin, has more daily visitors, people stay on it’s pages longer, blah blah blah. But does it have more hires than Linkedin? Even … Continue reading

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