TITLE

All atwitter

AUTHOR(S)
Doran, Ryan
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Fairfield County Business Journal;1/26/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the trend of online social networks in employee recruitment in Connecticut. It is noted that the rise of online social networks have become a strong focus for recruiters that give employers a more complete view of job candidates than is often presented in rose-colored biographies. According to the president of Operations Inc. David Lewis, the Web sites offer the current job seekers a better chance of being the source for their next job.
ACCESSION #
36396363

 

Related Articles

  • Online Networking Seldom Scores. Weddle, Peter // California Job Journal;12/1/2013, Vol. 31 Issue 1327, p1 

    The article focuses on the importance of networking in job-search tactic. It discusses the reliance of recruiters on networking to reduce recruitment cost by eliminating expenses on print and/or online advertising. It also mentions the underutilization of traditional networking in job search...

  • Smart recruiters network on move.  // Recruiter;7/22/2009, p13 

    The article reports that recruiters who are members of the professional networking site XING will be able to access their personal network on a Blackberry Smartphone. According to XING, it will continue to develop and expand the application in response to feedback. According to Stephen...

  • Social Networking Opens New Avenues to Getting Hired. CHALLENGER, JOHN A. // California Job Journal;8/9/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1197, p3 

    The article looks at the immense power of internet social networking not only for the purpose of connecting with friends and family but also for job search. It speaks of the big influence networking sites have for jobseekers as they are instantly connected with employers which also use them in...

  • OPENING UP OPPORTUNITIES: OBSERVE THE ETIQUETTE OF NETWORKING. YEUNG, ROB // Rules of Jobhunting;2007, p70 

    A chapter from the book "Job Hunting: The New Rules" which deals with the etiquette of networking, is presented. It reminds job applicants to be professional when meeting their contacts in person or when speaking to them on the telephone. A human resources director says she prefers to see people...

  • Job Search Goes Mobile. Wright, Aliah D. // HR Magazine;Jan2010, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p10 

    The article reports on the decision of human resource (HR) professionals, recruiters and job seekers to make their recruitment sites and job boards easy to use on handheld mobile devices.

  • Partnering for personnel. Sheridan, John H. // Industry Week/IW;07/06/98, Vol. 247 Issue 13, p11 

    Focuses on the challenges faced by companies in recruiting employees. Purpose of temporary employment agencies in creating training programs of prospective employees; Information on English as a second language (ESL) classes for minority workers.

  • Social Networks Enter Recruiters' Toolkit.  // Point for Credit Union Research & Advice;10/1/2008, p23 

    The article discusses the results of the survey, Online Technologies and Their Impact on Recruitment Strategies-Using Social Networking Web Sites to Attract Talent, released by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) in the U.S. in 2008. The survey found an increase in human resource...

  • on the web.  // Workforce Management;12/14/2009, Vol. 88 Issue 13, p4 

    Several blogs posted on the web site www.workforce.com are presented including one on recruitment through online social networks, one on workforce motivation and another on a litigation conference by ERISA.

  • Spotlight on? recruiting through social networks. Cooper, Natalie // Personnel Today;9/18/2007, p38 

    The article presents five tips on recruiting through social networks. The web, and in particular the corporate career Web site, has emerged as a core channel for attracting and acquiring candidates, and is a prime source of new hires. The true power of a social network in terms of recruitment...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics