The CERN is organizing a Recruitment and Sourcing Best Practices Seminar (#CRSS2011) this Friday, 18 November 2011. Here’s what it’s about and how you can join the event online. What’s A “CERN”? The CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) is known for doing crazy scientific stuff. They bump particles into each other, talk about recreating […]

What Do You Do With Your Facebook Fans?

by Etienne Besson on 4 October 2011

in My musings,Recruitment

Your company has a Facebook page and a number of fans who seem to like what you do. But what’s next? A lot of social media experts tell you that you need a Facebook fanpage for your company a nice design with many plug-ins and lots of fans Now lets assume that it actually makes […]

You probably heard about the Apply With LinkedIn button, but have you seen it in action yet? I’ve created a dummy vacancy so can check it out.  If You Click The Button Below… You will see a pop-up window with a summary of your LinkedIn profile. Once you confirm, I will get an email from […]

LinkedIn is organizing a special webcast for Swiss Recruiters with Vincenzo Migliore. Here are a few questions I asked Vincenzo. The Webcast called “How Swiss Recruiters Gain a Competitive Edge with LinkedIn” will take place on Tuesday, 19 July 2011 with Vincenzo Migliore, the LinkedIn Account Executive for Hiring Solutions in charge of the Swiss […]

Mona Schmadl Interviews BMW For A Job

by Etienne Besson on 14 June 2011

in Recruitment

Mona Schmadl is currently completing her Marketing studies in Frankfurt and is looking for a job as Marketing Manager. When she saw that BMW had an open position that was right up her alley, she decided to try something new. She not only made a video specific to the open position, but also reversed the […]

Although I call myself a Social Media Enthusiast, I don’t use it for recruiting. Here’s my confession. Everybody knows that I’m fascinated by Social Media and Social Recruiting in particular. By now, even my friends who don’t use Facebook know more about Social Media than the average Twitter user. But I still recruit the old-fashioned […]