Recruiting In 3D

#Noise

Proudly co-authored and cross-posted with Steve Levy and Derek Zeller We didn’t turn it on, but we can’t turn it off, off, off Sometimes I wonder how did we get here It seems like all we ever hear is –… Read More

The Emperor’s New Clothes: Lookup and the LinkedIn Talent Disconnect

Love it or hate it, LinkedIn is one of those companies that’s constantly tweaking their platform; that they put a ton more time and money back into their actual product than most HR Technology vendors, and make much more substantial… Read More

TMA’s Social Recruiting Summit Recap

Last week I attended the TMA Social Recruiting Summit in New York City. For a kid from New York, any trip there is nice, because in addition to being able to see some family while I am up there,… Read More

Zen and the Art of Candidate Maintenance

Recently, thanks to the remarkable and inimitable Amy Ala, I was lucky enough to score ringside seats for a fascinating follow up conversation to a seemingly simple question a candidate had posted to Quora, asking for advice on… Read More

How to Use Image Search to Identify Fake LinkedIn Profiles

With the rise of phony LinkedIn pictures and profiles, the ability to determine what’s real from what’s stock photo is more important than ever. It’s essential to take just a minute or two to scan the profile of… Read More

Friend or Faux: Why It’s Time for LinkedIn To Get Real

For weeks (actually, no, make that months), I’ve sat back and watched a pretty interesting phenomenon unfold. It’s nothing new, of course, but it’s a hell of a lot more prevalent – it seems like the conflagration of… Read More

Workshop Recap: Build Your Agency’s Talent Pipeline

I had the opportunity to attend a workshop last week, sponsored by Dice, TMP Government and the Partnership for Public Service, which centered on how to effectively build talent pipelines for your agency. Much of the content was centric to the federal… Read More

Top Recruiter: Reality Bites

Well, my friends – I suppose it was inevitable. After all, for years we’ve been hearing recruiters use stupid superlatives and specious self-descriptors like “rock star,” “ninja” or (gag) “guru.” And oddly enough, not ironically, either.  Now, we… Read More

Ello: Is There Anybody Out There?

Unless you live under a rock (or at least somewhere far from Silicon Valley or social media), you’ve probably been unlikely to escape all the coverage recently devoted to the launch of the new social platform and crusading… Read More

2014 Global Social Recruiting Activity Report: Top 5 Trends Worth Watching

This post was originally published on RecruitingDaily on September 15, 2014   Bullhorn recently released their fourth annual Global Social Recruiting Activity Report, detailing the activity of both candidates and recruiters across social networks like Facebook, Twitter and… Read More

Personal Branding – More than just “vanilla”

I had the opportunity to co-write a post with Susan Strayer on her site about personal branding. I think it’s about time we put what that is into perspective. I think we’ve covered a great deal of bases… Read More

2009 – Whew, I am EXHAUSTED

Quite a year. Quite a decade, come to think of it. I’ve had some time to reflect recently on the last year, and also the last decade – Having to drive up and down the eastern seaboard does… Read More