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LinkedIn Profile Photo: Common Mistakes

Posted on April 13th, by Warren White in networking/interviewing, Social Media. No Comments

You have likely never heard the name Harlan Hogan, but whether you know it or not you’re almost certainly familiar with some of his work.  Hogan is a voice actor, and among the many campaigns he’s provided the voice for is a famous Head & Shoulders shampoo campaign in the 1980’s.  The tagline in that … Read More »


How To Add Social To Your Recruiting Strategy

Posted on January 20th, by Tony Restell in Social Media. No Comments

With the hiring market rebounding, HR departments are becoming acutely aware of two things. Firstly they need to take steps to improve their staff retention rates. But more than that, they need to address how they can significantly up their game in the recruitment department. Failure to address these issues could leave organizations with significant … Read More »


LinkedIn Tips for Job Searching, Networking and Branding

Posted on December 16th, by Mary Elizabeth Bradford in Social Media. No Comments

LinkedIn can and should be a powerful career tool but most professionals feel that they underutilize LinkedIn. A few comments I hear include:

Have not really seen the benefits of using LinkedIn.

Don’t really know how to leverage LinkedIn for networking or job searching. And question knowledge on how to leverage it.

Wary of using LinkedIn to look … Read More »


The Rise of the Mobile Job Search

Posted on November 17th, by Sabrina Baker in Innovations, Social Media. No Comments

At the 2013 HR Technology Conference held recently in Las Vegas, mobile recruiting was a hot topic. While it has been in discussion for some time now, things are really starting to get serious. Companies realize that our on-the-go society demands an easier way to search and apply for jobs.

These companies are making sure their … Read More »


5 Tips for Improving Your Agency’s Teleworking Program

Posted on August 24th, by Logan Harper in Innovations, Social Media. No Comments

“Work is where we are, not what we do.” This is the core belief of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), which maintains that workers who have more flexibility are more productive. The benefits of teleworking in the Federal Government have become so apparent that the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 requires government agencies to … Read More »


Embracing Social Media in the Public Sector

Posted on August 24th, by Justin Harris in Innovations, Social Media. No Comments

As times change and as our work cultures progress, the methods we use to seek out career opportunities and to efficiently manage our work place must adapt with them.  Social media has become a phenomenon over the last decade, with Nielsen estimating in July 2012 that U.S. mobile and PC users spent 121 billion minutes … Read More »


6 Social Media Tips to Elevate Your Public Sector Job Search

Posted on July 15th, by Tina Nicolai in Innovations, Social Media. No Comments

Making your mark with social media in the public sector can be overwhelming with the number of options available combined with tight schedules, commitments, and commutes. There are however, quick and easy top to-do’s that will button up your social media presence without breaking your time management bank.

With minimal effort you can maximize your results … Read More »


Tethered to a Digital Government

Posted on July 14th, by Jerry Schuber in Innovations, Social Media, Trends. 1 Comment

There are many ways to serve the public.  From the dedication of our public safety folks in Fire and Police, to the unsung heroes of the sewers who make all of our lives a little bit easier.

One thing all of them have in common is the Digital Tether or at least that is what I … Read More »


Reinventing The Relationship Between Government and People

Posted on June 4th, by Deanna J. Santana in About the Public Sector, Innovations, Social Media. No Comments

As local governments have down-sized staffing and dramatically reduced services to survive the Great Recession and other economic challenges in recent years, we’ve often been told that we’ll just have to do more with less. Yet, at the very same time that government agencies are shrinking, technology has exploded, with new applications, tools and services … Read More »


Bagging Your Online Baggage

Posted on June 1st, by Abby Kohut in Innovations, Social Media, Trends. No Comments

I still remember the day that my sister-in-law taught me how to use the Internet. I learned about Google and Yahoo and how easy it was to find people, places and things. As recruiters, we used to have to dial hundreds of phone numbers to find candidates to fill jobs, but now, all we have … Read More »