social recruitment

Social Recruiting Strategies Conference in London

SRSC hosts speakers and case studies from leading brands including, Marriott Hotels, NPR, LinkedIn, Pandora, Groupon, Sodexo, UPS, AON Hewitt, HP, IHG, CareerBuilder, PNC, and others. Visit our website for further agenda information.

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Date: 24 June 2014
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel- London West End, UK

Social Media Fundamentals #2 - Social Recruitment

During this session we will start by discussing how social media impacts recruitment, and what the wider European trends are. We will cover various case studies so you can take away tangible examples of strategies that work. We’ll then focus on the necessary elements of execution, and finish with data and measurement.

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Date: 30 August 2012
Location: Dachis Group London, UK

How Foursquare Recruits in Silicon Valley [video]

Job Search! The board game! by Jake Levine

Matt Alder, founder of MetaShift and one of the leading brains in the social recruitment world, recently back from a tour of Silicon Valley, quizzed Morgan Missen, FourSquare's Head of Talent on their approach to finding new talent.

Turns out Silicon Valley has even more acute problems in finding talented staff, particularly engineers, than many of the companies in the UK. As Missen points out, every person they offer a job, has competing offers from the other Silicon Valley giants. Watch the full video

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Social Media Week London: Skills, Careers & Recruitment Event Highlights

Help Wanted by Sam Michel

As this year's Social Media Week London kicks off next week (13-17th Feb), I asked Lauren to scan the 150+ events that make up the schedule with an eagle-eye for events focusing on recruitment, careers, skills and social media.

She found some corkers, which are listed below, the majority of which are free to attend. The full schedule has an enormous variety of events covering subjects from Freedom of Tweet: Censorship, Government, Marketers and the Law (Tues 14th Feb, 1 - 5pm @ Design Coucil) to Collaborating on Cancer (Weds 15th Feb, 2 - 3.30pm @ City Hall).

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Mind the Gap: Avoiding a Social Media Skills Crisis

This session will explore the digital industry’s seemingly insatiable appetite for social media skills. But where are the skills coming from? Academia? On-the-job learning? Is social media baked into the DNA of the digital natives? This session includes a buffet lunch starting at 12.30pm. Grab a place now.

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Date: 13 February 2012
Location: Design Council, UK