Tag-Archive for ◊ Social Recruiting ◊

• Monday, December 03rd, 2012

Seriously, don’t ever post negative things about your work online. Comptroller Stephen Burns was fired from his job at AO North America for tweeting that his work environment was “toxic” and that his co-workers were “morons,” “dysfunctional,” “psychotic,” and “schizophrenic, according to court documents posted by Eric B. Meyer’s Employer Handbook blog. When Burns applied for unemployment benefits, he […]

• Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Gen Yers aren’t specifically using Facebook for business, but with an average of 700 “friends” and a propensity to change jobs after two years, the lines between social and business are so blurred they aren’t even aware it’s happening. Data out this morning from a study of Facebook’s Gen Y members (18-29) shows that, on average, each […]

• Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Facebook is emerging as the leading social network when it comes to job hunting. By a margin approaching 2-to-1, job seekers credit Facebook with helping them get their current job. LinkedIn ran a distant second, with 46 percent of job seekers attributing their job to that business-oriented network. Twitter, the short messaging network, got a […]