Archives for March 2014

Communication Strategy: Understand Job Seekers

I read something recently that surprised me: 29% of active job seekers in a recent survey use Google+ to find a job.  My first assumption was that active job seekers will do anything to find a job.  But, I was shocked to read that an even higher percentage of random respondents said they use Google+ […]

Great recognition for Lumesse in China for the third time

Lumesse won the ‘2013-2014 Best Talent Management Software Provider in Greater China’ award for the third time. The award was presented by ‘Human Capital Management’ magazine, the most recognised publication amongst HR professionals in China with a circulation of more than 30,000. The ‘Best HR Service Providers in Greater China 2013-2014’ awards are given in […]

Recruiting Passive Candidates with Social Media

  Just to recap: Passive candidates are magical unicorns. They will instantly improve your business, upgrade your company culture, and double your chances of winning the lottery. Recruiting passive candidates will solve all of your problems! Sadly, this is extremely difficult to do because passive candidates live in a land without help wanted ads, job […]

Which Channel Delivers the Highest Quality Candidates

“Twitter’s Twitter Strategy First of all, if you’re going to use Twitter to recruit, you should create a clear and executable strategy. Twitter should be used for more than just blasting out job postings. Sure, creating awareness about new positions is one part of the strategy. But there’s another side to the coin that Twitter […]

To Reach Passive Candidates, Try Jobcast’s Facebook Recruitment App

Liz Ryan, writing for The Management Blog at Bloomberg Businessweek in May 2013, called the search for passive job candidates “the latest corporate mania.” What exactly is a passive candidate? Essentially, it’s any person who is currently employed, not actively looking for a new job, but willing to consider an employment offer if one comes […]