Expert Interview with Jacco Valkenburg on Social Recruiting

Instead of relying on selecting from the best possible applicants, organizations can use social media to proactively search for the best candidates. For that reason, more and more organizations are embracing direct sourcing and stop advertising for jobs.

LinkedIn Certified Professional Recruiter

LinkedIn launched a new certification program, LinkedIn Certified Professional – Recruiter, and we are one of the first to obtain this certification! It’s the only program with an official LinkedIn status.

Ditch the Career Site. Start using Facebook for Employer Branding

Are you looking to update or create a new Career Site on the WWW? Think before you start as it requires: Project team Employer Branding expertise Requirements gathering Internet agency SEO/SEA specialists Content Management System (Re-)Design of Site Alignment with Marcom, Internet agency, Management, and other stakeholders Money Time… (most likely 3+ months) Is a […]

Personalmarketing in sozialen Netzwerken (DNHK Markt)

Sechsmal im Jahr veröffentlicht die Redaktion der Deutsch-Niederländischen Handelskammer (DNHK) das zweisprachige Wirtschaftsmagazin “DNHK markt” mit exklusiven Inhalten aus den Feldern Unternehmen, Konjunktur, Kultur und Kontakte. Der “DNHK markt” ist das einzige zweisprachige Wirtschaftsmagazin für ganz Deutschland und die Niederlande. In der neuesten Ausgabe, 2012 nr.6, ein Artikel über “Social Career Networks” auf Seite 56 […]

Certified LinkedIn Corporate Recruiter Expert

It’s all really official now as Jacco Valkenburg, the author of the bestseller ‘Recruitment via LinkedIn’, became Certified as LinkedIn Recruiter Expert on October 23, 2012! With this recognition, we joined a group exclusively for LinkedIn Corporate Recruiter license holders who have completed the LinkedIn Corporate Recruiter Expert Program.

Connecting 100,000 Recruiters on LinkedIn

On January 26, 2008, the Recruitment Consultants and Staffing Professionals Group was created by us to provide a platform for Recruiters with quality contacts, jobs and discussions on LinkedIn. It was not the first Recruitment/Recruiter group but soon after industry and thought leaders joined this group it grew to the second-largest Recruiter group. It’s still […]

10 Tips For Recruiters on Pinterest

In the history of social networks, never has a service risen so far, so fast; and never has a social network started to deliver lucrative customers to business so quickly. [JV1] Pinterest drives more referral traffic than Google+, LinkedIn, and YouTube combined. Here’s a quick start guide for you to tap into the 3rd largest […]

A Vision on Sourcing Talent on Social Media

As they appeal to huge numbers of users, social networks are a relevant place for a company to build up a talent pool. Asserting an employer brand online will be all the more effective on targeted web communities whose members are most likely to match the sought-after profiles. The company’s employees, if present on these […]

Selection 2.0: The Social Interview Case Study

You are most likely using social media for recruiting. And, according to many surveys, you are probably also using it for pre-screening applicants. But are you using it for the selection of candidates too? Digital Advertising Agency R/GA wanted to try a new kind of job interview: The Social Interview. They asked summer internship candidates […]