“Social Recruiting” is a buzzword and needs to die. What does it really mean?Read more "Social Recruiting Will Die!"
LinkedIn has many uses for recruiters outside of sourcing. Let’s talk about strategy first…Read more "LinkedIn Strategy for Recruiters"
[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 […]Read more "Develop a Social Recruiting Strategy"
[tweetmeme source=”alexputman”] If you Google the term “social media expert” you will find tons of posts and writings on the topic. I have met many so called “experts”, several whom contribute to blogs and a few that have written papers and even books regarding this topic. I was recently amazed to find a collection of these experts were unable to […]Read more "13 Reasons You’re NOT a Social Media Expert"
[tweetmeme source=”alexputman”] In my recent post about QR codes, I asked the question if it was a new wave or passing fad. There is a terrific conversation regarding this topic on the Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association LinkedIn page. One of the most creative uses of QR codes was used by a college student seeking an […]Read more "QR Code Marketing: “It’s Alive”"
[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 […]Read more "Geo Social Gone Wild!"
[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 […]Read more "Twitter Simplified!"