What is your company’s policy on collecting job applicant personal information as part of a background check? If you are an HR professional, how do you make use of the new web to determine the suitability of job candidates? Is the following an invasion of personal privacy or an acceptable component of the recruitment, screening […]Read more "Employer demands you give them your social network info"
Ashton Kutcher, Oprah Winfrey and CNN Breaking News are twittering. The title to this post are their Twitter names. This is not news if you are a follower of the real-time web and it was in all the mainstream news for the past few weeks. Some the Twitterati, early adopters of Twitter in particular, were […]Read more "aplusk, oprah, cnnbrk – can’t resist"
What is a podcast? An audio or video file downloaded from the internet which you can listen to or watch on your computer or a portable player. That’s a simple technical explanation but it’s like explaining chocolate as: “… A food or flavoring made from the seeds of the cacao or chocolate tree. Chocolate is […]Read more "What is a podcast?"
Thanks to Sean Joyner (aka http://www.twitter.com/seanjay) for the great article in VUE magazine. Sean is an Alberta podcaster and new media guy who interviewed me to gather some insight into the BusinessLink seminar on Blogs, Podcasting and Online Syndication. It turns out that Sean and I met at a PODCalgary meetup last year. I remember […]Read more "Interviewed by Sean Joyner – VUE magazine"
If you were finally getting around to setting up a profile on Facebook so you can be part of the latest new web crew, forget it. All the cool kids have moved to Twitter! Of course I’m being a little sarcastic . Facebook and blogs and podcasts are still going strong. It’s just that Twitter is growing in leaps […]Read more "All the twitters go tweet, tweet, tweet!"
BRASScast Episode 19 – albertaJOBcast In this episode we introduce you to albertaJOBcast and how employer profiles and job ads published as audio and video podcasts on social networking sites such as Facebook, YouTube and iTunes can help a company recruit staff from the Gen X and Gen Y (18-35 year olds) demographic. You might […]Read more "BRASScast Episode 19 – albertaJOBcast"
Now that Microsoft is going after ad revenue using Facebook, how do we get away from being pestered with ads? Private networks. There are a few ‘white-label’ private networking solutions out there – such as Ning, where you can set up your own community. Whether it is for business or pleasure. It is predicted that […]Read more "Private Networks"