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Ed Han has been a part of the HireFriday movement since we launched in February 2010, and has been a steadfast supporter ever since. He’s developed outstanding skills using LinkedIn, and how to leverage it to move your career search forward. He’s hosting this week’s #HFChat on Twitter-Friday Noon-1 Eastern, 11 Central time. There’s no [...]

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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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Craig Fisher is not only one of the foremost authorities on LinkedIn, he is also a dear friend, and long-time supporter of #HireFriday. He’s been instrumental in the development of this site, and continues to be a generous professional. Craig is one of the most influential thought leaders in the HR/Recruitment community. He’s a tremendous [...]

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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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As you traverse the rocky road of job hunting, remember this–do what counts. In the final analysis, that is all that really matters.  If all you do is job seek without regard for your chosen path, you might find yourself disillusioned.  Joseph Campbell used to say, “follow your bliss.”  That’s hard advice to take when [...]

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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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The title “Best of…” may be a little ambiguous, because this is the first attempt to filter multiple #HFChat sessions into a single stream. To whittle down the massive data from the entire compilation of tweets, some arbitrary rules had to be applied. For the most part, replies and retweets were deleted leaving only the [...]

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