Browsing All posts tagged under »Social Media«

Why your company can’t afford to ignore mobile career solutions

September 30, 2013 by


By the end of 2014, HR and recruitment sites are likely to get 50 per cent of their traffic from mobile devices. Here’s why they’re so indispensible to modern businesses If you’re still wondering whether your company should spend money on getting a mobile version of its careers site, consider this statistic: four years ago, […]

Social Media is Mobile Media

January 11, 2011 by


Everyday I see new tweets and blog posts about Social Recruiting. Yet the use of Social Media for employer branding and candidate engagement is still not mainstream, maybe second wave. The challenge for any company is harnessing the power of the web requires an appetite to stay up to date. Over the last 12 months […]

How social media is changing Human Resources

July 13, 2010 by


The human resource department is responsible for: Recruitment, selection and onboarding Employer branding Organizational design and development Change management Performance and behavior management Employee relations Workforce management Compensation, rewards and benefits management Training and development To summarize, human resources’ role is to manage external and internal talent. This is one of the few departments that […]

James Mayes on Mobile

July 7, 2010 by


A few weeks ago Keith Robinson from SiteAdvisor caught up with James Mayes for a chat about social media and recruitment. In this 60 second video, James Mayes gives his take on mobile recruiting; fad or the future? James Mayes of has some excellent advice for any recruiter who wants to get off the […]

Will Twitter finally get conversation threads?

June 23, 2010 by


There are rumours abound that Twitter’s new employee, French developer Arnaud Meunier may help to bring threaded conversations to Twitter. Meunier was the creator of Twitoaster- an app that specialises in the threaded conversation view it gave to tweets. Read more here.

What I learned from #SMIR (Guest Post)

April 26, 2010 by


“Tackling social media can be as difficult as getting a word out of these guys!” Guest Post from Sarah Tomlins, PR, Marketing and Social Media Fanatic at (@alltopbananas) Hi All, I am an imposter in these parts, but since attending the #SMIR conference on Thursday, I’ve abandoned my usual platform (my job seeking blog), […]

What did the Social Expert Panel Think at #smir?

April 23, 2010 by


The Social Media expert panel during the last session at #SMIR gave their views of the key take aways from the day. Watch the video to see what @MattAlder, @LouiseTriance, @BillBoorman adn @AlanWhitford thought about social media. What questions do you think should have been asked?