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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 week #HFChat on Twitter brings you our industries best and brightest. This week is no exception. We are fortunate to have Shannon Smedstad from Geico will be sharing her knowledge and expertise about how to be a success at job fairs. What does Shannon do? Shannon Smedstad spends her days working in employment branding [...]

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Anthony Morrison hosted #HFChat last week.  I loved his topic, and our chat so much I asked him to write a guest post to sum it all up for us. Follow him on Twitter @Cachinko, and connect with him on LinkedIn.  I now give you Anthony Morrison. You Can’t Win if You Don’t Play   [...]

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Regular visitors to our Friday Twitter chat sessions have heard this fact stated over and over: Corporate recruiters agree that employee referrals are one of the best sources of viable candidates because they come with a built-in reference check. Statistics on the source-of-hire for new employees confirm that this is usually one of the largest [...]

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Ask anyone who knows about social media, hiring and recruiting and they will point to Sodexo as a company that has set the example for others to follow. They have not only led the way to discover the company benefits of their external presence online they have also looked inward with the same approach. There [...]

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Facebook, Job Search, and You!   How many of you have considered using Facebook to boost your job search?  Today, we discussed just that.  There were so many great thoughts, I would like to share a few with you.  Here’s a new job search bumper sticker: friends help friends find jobs.  So, it’s logical that [...]

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It is our pleasure to welcome the great folks at Branch Out as our host of HireFriday’s #HFChat.  You’ll be greeted by Alison Hillman from Branch Out. We’ll be discussing innovative ways to use Facebook, and Mobile Apps to land your next job.  Here’s our for tomorrow’s chat:   1)  How are you using Facebook [...]

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Vote for this panel of HR Specialists SXSW Panel Picker 2012   In the past, the only time HR got involved with web 2.0 was to Google candidates before they hired them to look for dirt. Now, leading-edge companies are actively encouraging their employees to be digital ambassadors, engaging talent and branding themselves as employers [...]

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In the past, the only time HR got involved with web 2.0 was to Google candidates before they hired them to look for dirt. Now, leading-edge companies are actively encouraging their employees to be digital ambassadors, engaging talent and branding themselves as employers in the digital sphere. Job seekers are leveraging social networks to make [...]

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Our SXSW panel, “I found my job through Twitter,” promises to be sizzling but I need your help, I need your vote. Do you love SXSW and HireFriday? Here’s your chance to vote that we get a voice in the next SXSW conference. The panel, organized by Adam Eisenstein from McGraw Hill will include Adam, [...]

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