• What does the Candidate Experience look like for Mobile?

    by  • September 4, 2013 • 5 Comments

    Are you prepared to lose up to a third of your job applicant traffic? One of Google’s recent search algorithm changes will have a major impact on your recruiting efforts. It sends a clear message to recruiters that it’s already too late to be proactive about your candidate experience on mobile devices. Here’s what’s...

    Read more →

    Should I rely on Klout to Screen Candidates?

    by  • July 25, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Don’t get me wrong, I love Klout perks. I’ve gotten some good chit over the past few years – anything from wine openers to T-shirts to smartphones worth $700.00. But lately, I’ve been hearing a lot about social recruiters and companies looking to Klout to determine one’s “influence.” Heck, I’ve even heard rumors that financial institutions are using...

    Read more →

    Happening Today: #SHRM and Social Media

    by  • July 16, 2013 • 1 Comment

    If you have not heard of Curtis Midkiff, you need to stop what you are doing and connect with him. In 2010, Curtis joined SHRM as the Director of Social Engagement and what he has done in and for the social HR space is phenomenal. He is a large part of making SHRM social...

    Read more →

    What’s The Worst They Could Say?

    by  • July 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    I often get asked by both job seekers and HR professionals wanting to use LinkedIn if it is ok if they (fill in the blank). Can I ask that person to introduce me? Can I connect with that person I met at a networking event? Can I send an email to my connections about...

    Read more →

    Connect With People Who Have The Job You Want

    by  • July 5, 2013 • 1 Comment

    Remember your dream job? As children we pretended to be astronauts moon walking through our hallways. As young adults we took classes toward our career paths and practiced being international journalists  in front of our mirrors. What if at that age we could have communicated directly with the people in our desired field? With...

    Read more →

    Building your online community before you need it

    by  • June 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    I’m a part of a fantastic community called #TChat (Talent Culture) and World of Work started by the awesome Meghan Biro. You should check out the TChat radio program on Tuesday evenings and our Twitter Chat on Wednesdays > Read more about that HERE. This is a fabulous global professional discussion where we discuss things from Social Business and...

    Read more →

    It’s Important to Google Yourself even in your Job Search

    by  • June 10, 2013 • 0 Comments

    “If it can be Googled - it shall be Googled”  Last summer I wrote a post titled “Have You Googled Yourself Lately” which sparked a little conversation. It’s a catchy title and a pretty informative read that talks about the importance of your online trail – your brand. How you are perceived in the eyes of folks online....

    Read more →