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Jim Stroud is one of the most prolific bloggers, and sought after conference speakers in the candidate sourcing and recruiting curcuit.  I had the honor and pleasure of meeting Jim at The ERE SourceCon conference 3 years ago.  I have been reading his posts ever since.  The #HireFriday website is proud to be able to share [...]

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You’re Fired. Now What? Practical Steps To Career Recovery! 22nd May 2013 written by Margo Rose The Celebrity Apprentice Finale is this week.  But, what happens when it’s you, and you hear: Your’e Fired? Oh, those dreaded words. They come in many forms from the euphemism, “your position has been terminated” to “there’s been a [...]

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  The new Facebook Graph Search holds promise for job seekers and recruiters.  Facebook introduces the social graph search this month. Recruiters who use social media sites such as Facebook will have an opportunity like never before to search for candidates based on what the "friend" likes.  For instance, one will be able to search, "Friends [...]

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  Every now and then it makes sense to take a breather.  Social media is so pervasive, it can become a time sink.  Recently, I took a media break.  Chris Brogan discussed the issue in a post last year.  We can become social media saturated.  Think about it. We are constantly being bombarded with media online, [...]

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A wonderful #HFChat follow up post from Emilie Mecklenborg: Putting your job search on hold, makes it run cold The lights are twinkling, the shopping mall parking lots are packed and holiday music is in the air – the holidays have officially started. While the holidays bring fun memories and exciting anticipation for the future, [...]

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There is no denying that social media has been an excellent resource for my job search efforts with the opportunity to meet wonderful recruiters, career coaches, placement experts, job postings, industry connections/weekly chats, and much more.  Speaking from my own experience, I’ve found many wonderful people and made valuable connections via Twitter as well as [...]

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The following is a post by last weeks #HFChat guest host, Lars Schmidt, Recruiting and Talent Management Leader at NPR. He’s a very special person, and took the time to record his thoughts after last week’s chat. This is what job seekers want: to hear back from a recruiter, and not be lost in the [...]

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  This week we are fortunate to have Lars Schmidt (@ThisIsLars ) host #HFChat this coming #HireFriday 9/14 Noon-1 Eastern, 11 Central-just hop on over to Twitter and follow the hashtag #HFChat. You’ll be glad you did. How many times have you wanted to reach through the phone and throttle the recruiter screening you on [...]

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‘Tis the Season to be Strategic Career Fair Tips for Savvy Job Seekers Guest Post By Shannon Smedstad   When you think of the fall, what comes to mind? Back-to-school. Football. Job fairs? Yes, job fairs. There’s been a resurgence in job fairs across the country as a means for companies to brand themselves and [...]

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“The future of mobile recruiting”   In a February 2012 poll conducted by JIBE, over 60% of jobseekers said that they would search for positions on mobile, and almost 50% said they would apply directly on their phone.  Join us as we look at mobile recruiting from the job seeker’s point of view and see [...]

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