Social Recruiting: Insights from 2011 (Viadeo)

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Viadeo Hiring Solutions recently published a detailed Whitepaper that focuses on Social Recruiting: insights and best practice from 2011. The document shares great information on trends in Social Recruiting, whilst taking an objective view on the subject. Excerpts of the whitepaper is published below, but you can download the full piece in English or French…. Read more »

Salesforce Acquires Rypple, a Social HR Platform

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Salesforce announced plans to acquire Rypple yesterday, and this demonstrates the cloud-based company’s expanion into the HCM and Social HR space. I have always expected that Salesforce will be entering the HR market, and with this acquisition, I’d imagine a lot of disruption in the cloud-based Talent Management industry. Quite a few interesting moves in… Read more »

Social Recruiting: Don’t Cross the Line!

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This is a guest post by Kyle Lagunas, the HR Analyst at Software Advice – a company that conducts human resources and applicant tracking software comparisons. When it comes to using social media websites for recruiting – what we call social recruiting – how far is too far? Beyond learning the hard way what works… Read more »

Can Facebook Get you a Job? [Infographic]

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Mashable recently posted an article containing an infographic about job seekers and their success on Facebook. The infographic reported some strong findings: 1 in 6 job seekers use social media to get hired. Surprisngly (to me at least) Facebook accounted for more found jobs than Twitter and LinkedIn combined. Will this trend continue in 2012? Facebook… Read more »

#SRCONF 2011 Paris: Video Overview

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#SRCONF 2011 Paris was held on 1st December 2011. For a short preview of the conference, please watch the 2 minutes video overview below. The video features: Vic Okezie (Founder & CEO, Crexia), Alan Whitford (Founder, RCEuro), Marc G Krummacher (CEO, Talentory), James Mayes (Head, Client Relations, BraveNewTalent) and Jean-Marc Mickeler (Partner, Deloitte France and… Read more »