How do recruiters find Executive candidates online?

Next week I am giving a presentation on career development to a group of executives. The main focus is on social media and specifically on LinkedIn as a channel to creating a personal brand and for being found by recruiters. To help in my preparation, would you mind sharing some of your experiences in recruiting executives? Where do you look for candidates? What are your favorite places to look for candidates? Is LinkedIn at the top? How much do you focus on already submitted applications versus finding prospects online? How do you find and filter the most interesting resumes? Do you use...

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Banner advertising that twists the truth

I just received a banner advertising email from eBanners Advertising that sounds too good to be true. It looks like this: From: eBanners-Advertising.com <sales37@mybillboards.info> “I came across your website http://www.konsultpartners.com doing a Google search on some relevant keywords, and thought you need to see a new technology that can dramatically improve your ranking above Google, Yahoo, and MSN, in as little as 24 hours. To see step by step ONLINE DEMO you can do following: 1. Go to eBanners-Advertising.com 2. Enter your URL http://www.konsultpartners.com where indicated:...

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7 reasons I recommend my clients to blog

Content is king; A blog is a great place to collect and share your content. It is through the content you express your insights, views and recommendations. If you spend some time on Search Engine Optimization, SEO, you will also make it increasingly easier to find your business online. Content is king and conversations provide the energy that keeps the kingdom alive. Generating conversations on a blog with strong content is an effective way to engage people. Blogging makes you smarter. Sounds weird? The process of articulating your thoughts into text that will help you clarify your own...

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How would you like to engage your dentist online?

I am just starting a conversation with a Seattle based dental organization. These are healthcare professionals who care about their clients and who are keen on building long lasting trusted relationships. How would you like to engage your dentist, orthodontist or dental hygienist online? Your thoughts and answers in this quick survey would be much appreciated! (10 questions, < 2 minutes). Click here to take the survey I really appreciate your help! Many thanks! /Håkan Technorati Tags: dentist,social...

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Why don’t you bin that corporate blog?

The questions is of course not directed to “you” but to everyone who has yet to embrace the basic concepts of social media interaction. You know what I mean if you have considered following a number of corporate blogs? When I look around at company blogs it is clear they are written by marketing people who treat them as just another convenient way to push out what they would put in a newsletter or on the website anyway. There is a complete lack of interaction, no one is inviting anyone to a conversation or to discuss something interesting. It is a missed opportunity. Why on earth would I...

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