Social Media at Work – What should a Social Media Policy contain?

In todays technology-framed times more and more people and businesses are embracing Social Media and using it for a variety of things.  Be it contributing to industry debates, research, marketing, networking or resourcing, the way we are choosing to communicate with each other has shifted once again.  Sites such as Linked In, WordPress,Twitter, Facebook etc have created a permanent space on...
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What the F**k is Social Media NOW?

I came across this brilliant presentation today (courtesy of Brand Infiltration) and I just had to share it with you.  It’s all about the changing world of Social Media and contains mind-blowing statistics. Did you know for instance that if Facebook were a country, it would be the third most populated in the world, ahead of the United States? That’s Big!!! Take a look for yourself...
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Recruitment – KPIs and Measures of Success for Recruiting using Social Media

Last time we looked at how businesses can measure and evaluate the success (or failures) of their recruitment campaigns (click here for the full article).  We proposed a few simple generic measures for your Recruitment KPIs, looking at volume, cost, time and performance measures. Today I’d like to focus on one very topical and emerging area for measurement – Measures of Success for...
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Linked In – my three top tips

I’ve been amazed of late as to the how people engage and interact with others on Linked In.  I’m thinking in this instance specifically of the prolifigate of requests to contact, answer questions and for testimonials etc and how people make these requests. With this in mind, I thought I’d share my top three tips for how you can use Linked In more effectively: New Contact...
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My thoughts on the Recruitment Unconference

So last week saw The Recruitment Unconference AKA TRU London 2 come to town on Thursday and Friday.   This was an event dedicated to Social Resourcing and other related topics and brought like-minded people together, many of whom have only ever connected online. I loved the day I attended (Thursday) for the people I met, the tracks I led, discussions I had and also the opportunity to be part of...
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Flowers, #TruLondon interview and Love Balls…What a week!

I’ve been gearing up to this week for quite some time…  September 2009 to be precise, when Emma James, Anne Orchard and I started talking about doing something that involved a fundraising event on behalf of Male Cancer… And this week, not only are we hosting #LoveBalls on Friday (with around 130+ people lined up to attend), but it’s The Recruitment Unconference on...
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