Summaries of the key points from each session, as captured by TWTRCON DC 09 attendee tweets on October 22. (With RTs and #twtrcon’s removed.)
Twitter and Recruiting
- Jessica Lee, Senior Employment Manager, APCO Worldwide (@jessica_lee)
- Kerry Noone, Marketing Communications Manager, Sodexo USA, Talent Acquisition Group (@SodexoCareers)
Slides from this session are posted here: http://www.slideshare.net/TWTRCON/twtrcon-dc-09-recruiting
@cariegrls: @SodexoCareers uses Twitter for employment branding, candidate enngagement / relationship building , and finding candidates
@SourcerKelly: @jessica_lee is talking abt getting the word out that your co is a great place to work
@tranrecruiting: @SodexoCareers Be careful, but weren’t scared to jump in on Twitter (and other social media sites)
@tracytran: @SodexoCareers has 50 recruiters and all of them are in social media to recruit
@Arie_Ball : Taking the candidate beyond the About Us page.
@SourcerKelly: job hunting? find recruiters on twitter and start a convo
@SourcerKelly: HR too automated? Twitter gives 1:1 netwkng contact
@garlin: Twitter can help solve the “Resume Black Hole” problem by giving companies at least one personal face. -@jessica_lee
@TheAAPC: what weve learned if anything is that success depends on a successful intergration of your tools. Reinvent.
@cariegrls: brilliant. @APCOJobs tweets about their company softball games to showcase a fun company culture.
@TWTRCON: Hashtags for jobs/candidates #whatido, #jobseeker, #jobangels. @jessica_lee uses these and tweeple and other tools to find ppl
@arlong509: when sending out ur resume, twitter eliminates the frustration one can get w/ automated responses b/c u r talking to real people
@debbieweil: @SodexoCareers How they are measuring success: tripled traffic to site w/ in 3 mos. of starting to use Twitter
@tracytran: @SodexoCareers measure of success is real conversation between job seekers and organizations #twtrcon
@GovCon20: Social media tip: Be careful, not afraid. Inspired by @SodexoCareers comments
@JohnBattaglino: Recruiting session at #twtrcon hits home. Twitter gives face and personality to org. Check out how @DeanElmore engages BU on Twitter.
@cariegrls: @APCOJobs also uses tweeple and twellow to scour for candidates
@TWTRCON: ”I know this is TWTRCON and we’re talking about twitter, but an integrated approach is important” – @jessica_lee
@danaschwartz83: Good advice @jessica_lee Be careful what you’re posting so your digital footprint doesn’t hurt your chances of getting a job later
@RickBakas: Recruiter @Jessica_lee googles every candidate before picking up the phone.