Develop a Social Recruiting Strategy

[tweetmeme source=”alexputman”] Everywhere you turn you hear one buzz word; social!  I am in the field of talent acquisition and companies are always looking for the fountain of candidates; that one place where strong candidates are abundant, java developers fall off of trees and the purple squirrels carry around blue acorns! Guess what?  Just because you […]

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Geo Social Gone Wild!

[tweetmeme source=”alexputman”] I have wanted to post about “location-based social networks” for sometime now.  I started doing my research on the basics; Facebook Places, Foursquare and Gowalla along with a handful of others.  I loaded the apps and was totally ready to rank each one of the three!  Next, I was going to offer a […]

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Twitter Simplified!

[tweetmeme source=”alexputman”] Several weeks ago I was on Twitter and my 7-year-old daughter walks in.  She said “Daddy, are you on twitter again”?  I asked, “what do you know about twitter”?  Her response was a simple “I know it is about getting into other people’s business”!   Then, just last week I was meeting with a twitter newbie and he asked […]

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