Archive for January 2012

Dude. Your Candidate Has a Medical Marijuana Card. Now What?

After setting up a round of interviews for an open drafter position located in Los Angeles, CA, the hiring manager left me a concerned voicemail. “A candidate came in for an interview and asked if we require a pre-employment drug screen. Once confirmed, he stated that he has an MMJ (Medical Marijuana) Card. How should I proceed?”

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LinkedIn And Recruitment

LinkedIn has propelled itself in recent years to become the second most used social media site in the U.S. for recruitment. Recruiters and their organizations have established profiles, often times extensively detailed, with connection numbers reaching in the thousands. In terms of setting up a network of contacts, LinkedIn has proved beneficial for recruitment as well as generating business for those in sales, marketing, and other fields.

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Twitter And Recruitment

We have progressed far enough into the age of online recruitment that utilizing social media is definitely not a new concept. However, many recruiters may underestimate the utility of Twitter with the highly informal setup and content limitations. Even with the 140 character limit, Twitter can generate a response if used correctly.

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