Archive for December 2013

Old HR Processes and Technologies are Becoming Irrelevant

How has the evolution of the workplace affected hiring practices? From technological changes (i.e. mobile applications, social media) to the economy to generational changes (i.e. aging workforce, Gen Y integration), the world of talent management is unrecognizable from what it was just five years ago. Brian Sommer, CEO of TechVentive and contributor to ZDNet, teamed…

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Recruiting for an Organization in a Niche Market

By: BrightMove Recruiting Software Recruitment and talent management initiatives are obviously affected by the size of an organization. Larger companies typically have more expendable income when it comes to all the things that attract and retain employees, while smaller companies may have more flexibility in their decisions, but a smaller budget and/or less opportunities for growth.…

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Beyond.com Patents Social Media Recruitment Technology

By: BrightMove Recruiting Software As detailed on BusinessWire, The Career Network announced on November 18, 2013 that a patent was issued for the “invention of a technology that allows for social recruiting, the process of sourcing or recruiting job candidates through the use of social platforms.” In a 2012 acquisition, Beyond.com acquired this pending patent that…

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Social Media Branding & Marketing Strategies

By: BrightMove Recruiting Software As detailed in earlier posts, social media can be used as part of an organization’s recruitment strategy, however, the real gold mine that social media offers is the ability to build a brand and market a company/product in a way that makes people not only want to spend their money, but possibly…

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