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Social recruiting: Germany way ahead of Switzerland

Social recruiting: Germany way ahead of Switzerland

In CIR12.23 (December last year) we reported extensively on how German businesses use social media to recruit. Among others, we quoted from a survey conducted in the first half of 2011 by e-recruitment consultant and blogger Eva Zils. She repeated the survey in Germany between May 10 and July 14 this year and conducted the survey for the first time in Switzerland  between June 18 and July 11. T


A Facebook job board? Cheesman says: Forget it!

A Facebook job board? Cheesman says: Forget it!

There’s talk and speculation about possible plans by Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) to launch a job board. Blogger Joel Cheesman, a former VP of Jobing.com and a long-time observer of the online recruitment advertising scene, says it’s a bad idea: The digerati are abuzz over a recent Wall Street Journal story claiming Facebook is close to launching its


European start-ups develop employer apps for social media recruiting

European start-ups develop employer apps for social media recruiting

It´s no secret anymore that in Europe social media are becoming a more and more interesting tool for recruiters to find younger candidates or graduates as new applicants. A recent published survey among 1,500 companies from BITKOM, the German trade association of the high-tech sector, showed that almost 30 percent post job offers to social networks like Facebook, XING or StudiVZ (german scholar



Aussie official calls for tax action against Google, Facebook

Australian Federal Opposition Communications Shadow Minister  Malcolm Turnbull has called for action to be taken against Google and Facebook over possible tax avoidance. Both companies (along with many others) have subsidiary offices in Ireland which has a far lower company tax rate than Australia.  The Australian Financial Review (and others) have reported that Google's locally posted


Stepstone.de as Facebook-friendly as always

Stepstone.de as Facebook-friendly as always

By Christo Volschenk The explosive growth of social media recruiters (eg. Facebook’s recruitment networking app BranchOut) and the impact they are making on the online recruitment landscape (described here by U.S. colleague Sharon Hill), spawned an interesting side-show for Germany’s r


Feds, Facebook in jobs initiative

Feds, Facebook in jobs initiative

By Jim Townsend The U.S. Department of Labor launched an initiative with Facebook  to help Americans tap into public resources and government programs intended to help American job-seekers find employment. What you won’t find on the Department of Labor's Facebook page -- facebook.com/socialjobs -- are job listings.  Not yet, at l



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