Futurecasting White Paper Review Series: Recruiting Animal “When Gerry Crispin was a boy hiring was so easy”
Posted on May 13, 2013
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How do you like my Big Data? Big Brother comes to Recruiting
Posted by Recruiting Animal on April 22, 2013
“When Gerry Crispin was a boy hiring was so easy. There was lots of talent just lying all over the place.
All you had to do was put an ad in the paper and hire a secretary to open the resumes.
But, now, things are different.
You have access to everyone in the world because they all have profiles online but there’s not enough skilled people to go around. And that’s a problem, eh?
So, what are you going to do? Well, if you’re fishing for trout you have to go where the trout are.
now we’ve got lots of data — Big Data from social media — so what are we going to do? Dave Mendoza has the answer and he’s written a white paper to prove it.
It’s called FUTURECASTING: How the Rise of Big Social Data is set to transform the Business of Recruiting. And all I can say is, “Look out, trout!”
First of all, you’ve got Customer Relationship Management software that lets you capture candidate info online and communicate directly with the good ones.
Then you’ve got the API. That’s a link to a good site that lets you transfer data from there to your own database. Hot! …”
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