Tag: Personal

What’s new on LinkedIn? The Personal Press Release!

Oh LinkedIn….our love/hate relationship continues.  I need you, I don’t want to need you, but I do for my recruiting role. You’re a resource for competitive intelligence and every once in a while, spark a great conversation with a potential job seeker or peer. And now….now in this crazy economic time, you bring me so many additional things. The Weird Network Invites.  You know what…

Pando Raises $8.5M To “Pool” a Percentage of Your Earnings Across Your Personal Talent Network – Pivots from Sports to...

Pando just announced an $8.5 million Series A to let individuals commit a percentage of their income to a “pool” and then share it with those earning less. But this isn’t about pay-equity. The product was built originally to balance the disparity between professional athletes that never get that big contract and those that sign […] The post Pando Raises $8.5M To “Pool” a…

Loxo Announces Free and Unlimited Personal Contact Information

This week, Loxo announced they will begin offering free and unlimited personal contact information with their proprietary talent graph of 530 million people called Loxo Source. This includes both personal and work email addresses as well as mobile phone numbers. Loxo Source is available on all plans, including a completely free plan for first time customers available at Loxo. Loxo Source was designed to be the single source…

“Self-Insight” Might Be the Most Undervalued Personal Core Competency!

I was having a conversation recently with a peer. We were discussing a company with a dynamic leader. The company seemed like it had every single attribute to make it successful. Smart and dynamic leader, great product, great design, female, minority, but they were having a hard raising capital. My first reaction was, something isn’t right! Why can’t this company raise capital? I mean VC…

Are You Using Your Full Network? Building a Personal Employee Referral Program

I think that all sourcers and recruiters can agree that networking is essential. It helps to provide deeper connections with colleagues and community members. But what about the network you work with day in and out? Are you and your company fully utilizing your employees’ and coworkers’ networks? Your coworkers are great resources for candidates. After all, they already work for the company so…

Sourcing for Domains and Finding Personal Websites

One of the things I like the most about sourcing is stumbling upon peoples personal websites, their own little place on the internet. Most of the time I find these websites because they’re linked somewhere, either on their LinkedIn profile, GitHub or any other form of social media.

The Four Types of Content Recruiters Should Be Sharing To Build Their Personal Brands

Recruiting is a busy gig. There’s a lot going on everyday—from intake calls, to phone screens, to offers, not to mention all the note taking and documenting in between. With goals to think about and reqs to fill, who has time for building a personal brand by posting to social media? Well, actually, you do! The fact of the matter is, not only does building a personal…

The New School Podcast: Personal Branding for Recruiters

On the latest edition of The New School Podcast, we ask, “What are the new recruiters today missing when it comes to branding themselves?” Host Tim Sackett and guest Jennifer McClure dig into this topic of personal branding within the HR/recruiting space. They pinpoint ways to help you elevate your own personal brand—and explain why it’s so important. It’s a good one! (email subscribers,…