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How Recruiters and Employers Can Use Tumblr

I can’t remember the last time I used Tumblr – besides maybe a one off campaign where some CEO insisted that we use the...

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Tweeting and Sneezing: 2014 Social Media Lessons Learned

I can generally beat colds before they start. My time-honored prescription is soup, tea and lots of cold meds, which almost always does...

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Setting The Line: A Scorecard for Selecting Applicant Tracking Systems

It’s not the fault of applicant tracking systems (ATS) that they’re somewhat schizophrenic; after all, they’re built to...

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The Applicant Tracking System Isn’t the Problem. Recruiters Are.

Within the insular world of HR technology and recruitment software, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) are perhaps the most hated, at least...

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It’s A Match: What Tinder Can Teach Us About HR Technology

For all the people spending time trying to make the Internet better, it’s actually quite rare to see a unique idea. Think of the first...

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Ello: Is There Anybody Out There?

Unless you live under a rock (or at least somewhere far from Silicon Valley or social media), you’ve probably been unlikely to escape...

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LinkedIn’s New Terms of Service: Better, But They Still Suck

Linkedin’s new terms of service go into effect October 23, 2014. One of them requires members to always use the ® or ™ symbol whenever...

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LinkedIn: Why The InMail You Know Is On The Way Out

We’re nearing the end of 2014, and it seems a good time for a reminder that the InMail is in for a makeover. In case you missed it,...

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Anti-Social Recruiting: Why Sourcing Best Practices Are BS

My very first job title ever was as a “sourcing analyst,” which had the necessary gravitas at the time to make me not feel bad compared...

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To BYOD Or Not To BYOD: The Future of Employee Training and HR Technology

If there’s one time where talent management practitioners actually get the chance to achieve actual alignment on organizational...

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