Month: October 2013

5 Ways To Use Your Social Resume

We wanted to help you get the most out of your social resume experience. So here are five things you can do with your new page. Your SR is a promotional tool. Use it to market yourself in a job search…

Doing Life Well

If your company has chosen to “do life” with someone, you have to go all the way. Does your company look for ways to enable everyone to succeed?

Mini-me is not a recruiting strategy

The best way to attract great employees is to focus on selling your vision and to look for diverse talent, writes Verne Harnish, CEO of executive-education firm Gazelles. “[T]he last thing we should do is try to recruit a bunch of mini-me’s. Your team should be more like the motley crew in a heist movie — experts who excel in different areas and bring…

Why it’s smart to recruit top talent from other industries

Don’t exclude job candidates from other industries, as they can be talented workers who have a great work ethic and who are savvy networkers, writes Matt Tovrog of Bell Oaks Executive Search. “Hear them out; you might be surprised at how they can take their previous or current job and use it as a springboard for maximizing their potential at your company,” Tovrog writes.

Gooodjobs goes mobile

No, it’s not a typo. That’s how this new social recruiting website out of Israel spells its name. It’s now the third company we’ve seen recently out of “Silicon Wadi,” as the country’s booming hi-tech scene is called, doing essentially the same thing: allowing employers to find potential candidates by tapping into their employee’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter followers.