One of the most important ways to keep track of people is to keep track of how they communicate. Today, we all use emails and cellphones, but also social media. With major platforms like Facebook and Twitter, we are broadcasting conversations, ideas, articles, views and so on that convey a deeper understanding of who we are. This could also convey potential employees, who display talent, intelligence or skills in areas you might find useful.
This is an area…Continue
by Mark Gray
Pushing the big red ‘go-live’ button on a social recruitment strategy is not the end of the process, but rather the starting point of the engagement. There are a lot more steps you need to go through before you can go live with your social recruitment strategy.
A social recruitment strategy takes many months of planning and preparation before launch:
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Google has revolutionised our lives, giving us the information we need 24/7. But it has also taught us to see the world through the eyes of others and not just ourselves. Google now provides us with accurate information about “what words people use when looking for information”. Those words are termed ‘keywords’.
What is a keyword?
A keyword is a word or phrase that is more important and relevant than other words. Google establishes…
Jamaaludeen Khan, internationally acclaimed trainer and strategic consultant in social media, tells us how we can advise candidates to make their social media profiles ‘employer friendly.’
Recently, it came to light that some employers were requesting candidates’ personal login details for sites such as Facebook so they could examine the candidate’s private social media activities and associations.
According to Khan, who will be speaking at…
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We all have that friend on Facebook – the one who clogs up your news feed with pictures of cats/their children/themselves pouting. Annoying, right?
Unfriending may seem like the simple solution – Facebook won’t notify them, after all. But what happens when they suddenly wonder why you…Continue
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Mr. Wadongo himself went without eating to fund the start-up costs associated with his business. “All along, I had been skipping two meals a day, so that I [could] construct the lamps,” he says, and construct…Continue
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Social network Mxit host eight exam revision applications to help pupils get through their end of year exams.
There are 600 000 subscriptions to the exam revision apps and over 5 million to the other educational content.
Andrew Rudge, chief of Insight and reach at Mxit says, "mLearning is powerful because it breaks through the traditional barriers of time, location and the cost of delivering educational content.
"The power of the Internet in an educational context has…Continue
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Can Mxit be used for learning purposes.
Like every teenager Mxit is one of the first downloads my son had placed on his phone, following Facebook and Twitter.
My fear is the social pressure these social media platforms has on our kids. I personally found it extremely overwhelming when I joined Facebook and Twitter and then Linkedin came along.
Does every social plugin need parental rules and regulations?
I had to ban the phone…Continue
Fasset's seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) will be held countrywide in July 2012 and will cover the principles and practical application of CSR. The aim of this seminar is to provide guiding principles and benefits of CSR to organizations.
This seminar will also shed light on how organisations can implement their own CSR initiatives and reap the benefits, both now and in the future.…
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Today’s labour market challenges demand that we share tools, expertise and know-how, and provide complementary services to unemployed people and corporates. The Department of Labour (DoL) through the Public Employment Services (PES) has over the years built a comprehensive data base of work seekers across all work disciplines. The task of matching work seekers to available work opportunities has been identified as the key delivery platform.…Continue
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Director General of Higher Education and Training, Gwebs Qonde
Prof Ari Sitas
Honoured guests from South Africa and abroad
I’d like to welcome you all to this conference and to thank you for joining us to participate in charting a way forward to revitalise the study of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) in our universities. I’d specially like to welcome our international participants who have come from Zimbabwe, Uganda, Senegal, Russia, India and…Continue
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Are you interested in research on contributing to the welfare and social service fields in South Africa? Are you committed to a developmental welfare approach?
The Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) at the University of Johannesburg, in association with the National Council of Social Services (NACOSS), invites those who meet the criteria to apply for a generous bursary for a Masters level research degree to develop indicators for developmental welfare in the South African…Continue
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If you have been an internet user for more than five minutes, you've no doubt seen an advert or two that promises to "find out who's searching for you". It sounds like a scam, but is it actually possible?
Can someone find out if you've been looking at their Facebook or LinkedIn profile? Can you tell if someone's unfriended you? And can you see what searches have been performed with your name?
First the warning:…Continue
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Facebook is changing the way many businesses interact with their customers and promote their company. It is very exciting to have a tool that costs nothing but is powerful and gives the opportunity to reach hundreds, thousands, even millions. It isn’t just big brands that are finding success on Facebook, even small mom and pop stores are unleashing the potential to reach new customers in…
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Excellency the Vice President of the Republic of Nigeria,
Excellency the former Vice President of the Republic of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar,
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American University of Nigeria, Mr Ahmed Joda,
The President of the American…
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CIES-ISCTE/IUL, Lisbon, Portugal - September 5-7, 2012
We are pleased to announce that in 2012 the annual Industrial Relations in Europe Conference (IREC) and the mid-term conference of the ESA Research Network “Work, Employment and Industrial Relations” (RN 17) will be jointly organized as back to back and complementary events at ISCTE-IUL in Lisbon, Portugal from September 5-7.
The IREC-ESA/RN 17 2012 joint-conference will consist of various…Continue
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The internet provides as an easy to use platform. The prolific development of online businesses and social media has
resulted in so many business networking opportunities. With so many business networks, local, national and global, is it really hard to choose.
Some are only virtual and some include face to face meetings. Some are free, some requiring a small payment and others a larger payment. It’s mind boggling!
But, really is your “NET” ……Continue
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Have you ever wondered how your money that goes towards UIF and the Compensation Fund (old Workmens Compensation) is invested. The Minister of Labour explains:
"The Department of Labour says it has helped contribute towards job creation through intense investment in the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) amounting to billions of rands.
Speaking at a meeting of…Continue
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Gauteng MEC for Health and Social Development, Ntombi Mekgwe and Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Mondli Gungubele have made an earnest appeal to the public to lend a helping hand to the Struisbult care centre, which was gutted by fire. The fire in one of the centre’s buildings started in the early hours of Monday morning, leaving 12 residents dead. The centre, which is home to 155…Continue
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