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  • Dell has found a unique way to both help its recruiting team and increase employee referrals: turn ordinary workers into an army of social media ninjas. Since 2011, Dell Inc has been offering a voluntary eight-hour training on social media to its 100,000-person workforce, where employees can become certified by the company’s Social Media and Community University, a.k.a. SMaC U (pronounced “smack you”). Once certified, employees can participate in “power hour” refresher…

  • Marina Shifrin was working as an editor for Next Media Animation, a company famous for creating cartoon satires of American news stories, when she reached her breaking point. Dealing with long hours and constant pressure to churn out content, she decided to jump ship in the most public possible way. Camera in hand, Shifrin walked into the Next Media Animation newsroom and filmed an epic ‘I quit’ interpretive dance to Kanye West’s Gone. In the video, she outlined grievances that…

  • Recently, I did an experiment on Instagram to find out its potential as a recruiting tool. The test revealed that encouraging your Instagram followers to consider working for your company can do two important things: Increase the likelihood of a candidate applying to your job. Get an otherwise passive candidate to check out your jobs. Given 70% of the people following your company on LinkedIn are interested in working for you, imagine what you could do if you used Instagram to…

  • Most professions have a language of their own, and recruiting is no different. Each week, I spend a lot of time listening to and speaking with recruiting pros…

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    In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and…

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    Today, the millennial generation is the white whale for many recruiters. Everyone is after them, but many are having trouble figuring out how to…